New York's Museum of the Moving Image and the Academy of Machinima Arts and Sciences will present the fourth annual Machinima Festival on Saturday and Sunday, November 4 and 5. This all-weekend event devoted to popular video game-based short films will include workshops, technology demonstrations, panel discussions, and screenings of this movement's notable works, along with the nominees and winners of the 2006 Machinima Awards ("the Mackies"). For more information, visit their website. [Brian Brooks]