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The mud monster VIDEO

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Title The mud monster VIDEO
Statement of responsibility Entered into the LAALcomp by Marina Trigueros of Cariboo Design
Language Gupapuyŋu
Publisher Cariboo Design
Publication date 2015
Length of recording 00:01:44
Recording system details Blender
Provenance LAAL Digital Story Competition entry
Keyword/s LAALcomp
Description notes I chose The Mud Monster book because I found it was a nice and simple story. As a scientist I found the idea of dissolving (with water) the fears (the monster) was very fun and interesting. Also it was easy to follow for me (I’m originally from Spain) as the book was in English too. I also enjoyed learning about the Milingimbi community and the remote area of Australia where they live.
I have used Blender, that is an open source software to produce an animation movie inspired in the story of The Mud Monster book written by Jennifer Baker. The animation includes the original illustrations by Francis Rrikili in order to acknowledge her work. I have also included captions in English. Along this journey I have contacted quite a lot of people by email. First of all Jenny Sherrington, that is the Principal of the Milingimbi School, kindly put me in contact with Jenny Robins, Capacity Building & Network Coach at Milingimbi CEC. She has been really involved in this project and I would like to specially thank her. She put me in contact with the author of the book, Jennifer Baker. Jennifer Baker was thrilled about the idea of her book being part of this competition. Jennifer is currently living outside the community. As Ms Baker has no personal email I have been in contact with her through Fiona Kennedy and Tom Hughes, at the Shallom Christian College, so they have also been very helpful. Jennifer Baker, in a visit to the community due to personal reasons, contacted Francis Rrikili, the illustrator of the book and she kindly gave her the permission to use her illustrations in the animation. Finally, Jennifer Baker with the help of Jenny Robins were able to record Jennifer’s voice telling the story of the Mud Moster in Gupapuyŋu, she noticed that some text of the book was not correct and updated it in the voiceover. Unfortunately we couldn’t incorporate the corrected captions in Gupapuyŋu before the deadline but we will incorporate them later.
Community Source Milingimbi
Type of Resource MovingImage
Category Traditional
Format MP4

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