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XFIRE presents Machinima Showcase at Stanford University Thursday, October 26

"World of Warcraft Summer Movie Contest" Winners Screening And Machinima Panel Discussion To Be Featured

What: Xfire is hosting a special screening event (http://www.xfire.com/cms/stanford) announcing and showcasing the winners of the Blizzard/Xfire "World of Warcraft Summer Movie Contest."

Following the screening will be a candid panel discussion entitled "Machinima: A New Future of Cinema?" addressing the trends surrounding this exciting new movie-making art form.

Who: Daniel Kayser of GameTrailers/MTV will moderate the panel. Esteemed panel members include Matteo Bittanti of the Stanford Humanities Lab, Jun Falkenstein of Stone Falcon Productions, Ezra Ferguson of Rufus Cubed, Christopher Grant of Joystiq.com and Henry Lowood of Stanford History of Science & Technology. Also on hand will be contest winners, Machinima creators, scholars, video game industry experts and Xfire executives.

When: Thursday, October 26, 2006 - 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Screening: 6:00 p.m.
Machinima Panel: 7:00 p.m.
VIP Cocktail Reception: 8:00 p.m.

Where: Stanford University Humanities Laboratory Peter Wallenberg Learning Theater, WALLENBERG HALL 450 Serra Mall, Bldg. 160