Just announced as I type this from the auditorium:
THE WINNER OF MACHINIMUWA VII: TRANSCENDING BORDERS..... on a remarkable NO DOUBT ABOUT IT 120 points, placing in the top 10 of every single one of the 25 on the judging panel, with EIGHT 1st place votes, FOUR 2nd place votes, FOUR 3rd place votes, ONE 4th place vote and FIVE 5th place votes is:
I picked the top two and am very happy with the winner's list.
Vivi of course (she says knowingly) won second and shared with Erhthro Asimov.
So close this year. A good one for machinima!