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Interview with VR Productions

Hello again! Welcome back to Sims Film Fest!
First off, I have to ask – you made the Master’s list last season. That’s very impressive, and it was your first time entering Sims Film Fest! What was your reaction when you discovered that you’d won and been inducted into the Master’s category?
I was speechless! I had no idea I’d actually win all those awards and become a Master. I’ll probably remember the day I found out forever. I was in class when the results came out, and every time I went on the next page of the magazine, I found out I’d won yet another award. I actually almost screamed, I was so happy, but I was in class so I tried to remain my calm.

IMPORTANT!! SimsFilmFest Poster Issues & Voting

There has been an issue with posters this season. I thought at first it might have been an isolated burp in the system somewhere since we haven’t had any issues prior to this season, but it’s affected more than one person. We are missing a number of posters that were submitted through the site. I honestly don’t know what happened and I am going to have to spend time with tech support in hopes that they can help figure it out (if they can since it’s probably a WordPress issue). A number of the posters that were uploaded went missing after they were uploaded and before I downloaded all of them. Gremlins may have eaten them.
As of right now POSTER VOTING IS TEMPORARILY CLOSED. You can still vote for trailers.
I need everyone effected by the Great SimsFilmFest Poster Glitch of Season 16 to email your posters in ASAP. Because of …

Interview with PlumbobTV

So this is not your first time in the fest how do you feel about it?
I have submitted to the festival before. I did take a break from machinima though because someone really close to me had died and I didn’t feel like getting out of bed sometimes. And it took a lot for me to come back. However, I love this film fest so much and I love how creative and inspiring everyone is here. I came back with full motivation after my hiatus and it was mainly because of the film fest. I always love to see everyone’s submissions, everyone is always so creative, and I see something new every year.
How did you come across the Fest?
I was in sixth grade. That’s right: middle school. I hated my school and I had quite little motivation to work on my studies or do homework. Therefore, like …

From the Director: Last Call

Hey there everyone! Hopefully the website will behave long enough for me to get this up. Just as I was finishing the updates things started acting up. Anyway, this is the sort of announcement type thing that I wanted to use the newsletter for. However, if people are not going to read it and/or unsubscribe…
Anyway…
The site is mostly updated. I still need to add voice actors and trailers to the playbill.  When the site starts behaving properly I will get that done. Please double check the playbill to make sure I didn’t miss anything. To everyone who hasn’t gotten their welcome email, my apologies. Your entries are on the playbill and we are …

Interview with cornymio

So I see this is your first time entering the fest!
How does it feel or what’s going through your mind?
Other than the nervous feeling, pretty stoked. It’s a weird comeback from my 4-year hiatus from making machinimas, and to consider entering my long-time project immediately makes it all the more pressuring. I’ve had long time doubts about entering the fest since the start of this year, considering the shift from The Sims 3 to The Sims 4, but I definitely knew if I didn’t act upon the idea then there won’t be any place for fulfillment.

How did you get into making machinima?
Whenever I look back on when I started making machinima, a part of me …

Interview with Fallen Angel Phoenix

Greetings! Welcome to your first season of Sims Film Fest!
Let’s start simple – can you tell us about yourself?
My name it’s Marina, I’m portuguese girl, since i was a kid i always play video games, like pc games and playstation games.
What made you decide to join Sims Film Fest?
I wanted to do new things and making challenges for myself, but of course i wanted my work be appreciated.

I see lots of romantic and sensual videos on your channel. Your entry into the festival is also classified as romance. How did you decide to focus on that genre?
I loved romance, it’s one of the genre i love so far. But i also want to try apocalypse genre it can …

The Sims International Film Festival was created in 2010 as a way to foster creativity in The Sims community through machinima, an art form that uses video game footage to make movies. Over the years, as new entries in The Sims franchise were released and new editing methods became available, we’ve seen a lot of changes, but one thing has remained constant: our commitment to showcasing the creativity of this community and inspiring new artists.

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