by Judith Schuyler, Eva Rose Tabobondong, and Joan Mendowegan
This is based on the music video of “Sock it to Me” from Missy Elliot’s Supa Dupa Fly Album released in 1997.
Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT), Toronto ON
October 21 – 22, 2010
At the 11th annual imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival (2010), eight Indigenous youth had the opportunity to collaboratively produce short films using machinima (“machine”+”cinema”), a technique of movie-making in virtual environments where characters and locations can be produced and recorded. With the assistance of Skawennati, Jason Edward Lewis, and Nancy-Elizabeth Townsend of Aboriginal Territories in Cyberspace (AbTeC), and the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT), the youth created three short reenactments of their favourite film or video clips using the Second Life virtual environment.
Produced by the Aboriginal Territories in Cyberspace (AbTeC) research network. http://abtec.org/.