From the moment we brought you the trailer to the recent announcement that the film will debut at the opening night of Austin’s SXSW film festival I’ve been in contact with Victor Pineiro, one of the film’s writers and producers...
"IFC News Matt Singer gets his nerd on in Austin Texas for SXSW Film, Interactive, and Music Festival with the creators of "Nerdcore Rising," "Second Skin" and "Blip Festival: Reformat the Planet."
"Spending endless hours in front of a computer playing virtual fantasy games can ruin real lives and wreck real marriages, and surprisingly, the average player is 35 years old..."
BBC pods and blogs interview...
World Of Warcraft is an online game which brings together people from across the globe. This is the story from the individuals behind the avatars. This pod is a special excerpt from the upcoming feature documentary Second Skin directed by Juan Carlos Pineriro Escoriaza. A Pure West Film...
As one sleep-deprived player describes it, an MMORPG is “like a game of Monopoly that never ends with 10 to 20 million people in it.”
New York filmmaker Peter Schieffelin Brauer discovered the games also are saturated with love, addiction, deceit and personal redemption.
-By Darren Garnick
Featured on Austin News KXAN during South By Southwest 2008.
Today on Boing Boing tv, we meet the filmmakers behind "Second Skin," a new documentary that examines computer gamers whose lives have been transformed by the emerging genre of Massively Multiplayer Online games (MMOs).
In this interview, Juan, Victor, and Peter talk to Veronica Belmont from Mahalo Daily about the premiere of Second Skin. They express Second Skin’s concepts, origins, and the methodology behind the trio’s first feature documentary.
Your neighbor, your local cop, your checkout clerk, your grandmother, maybe even you. Millions of people around the world spend countless hours interacting in virtual worlds, playing massively multiplayer online role-playing games, or MMORPG’s... -Virginia Prescott