Australian Effects & Animation Festival 2002: Tuesday, February 26 - Thursday, February 28, 2002, Sydney, NSW Australia. The Australian Effects & Animation Festival 2002 is a unique opportunity for Australians to learn the creative and technical secrets behind some of the biggest VFX/animation projects from Hollywood and around the world. It provides an exclusive access pass to the leading personalities in the global VFX and animation community. BLOCKBUSTER SESSIONS Leading industry figures from Australia, New Zealand, the US and the U.K provide the lowdown on projects such as Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Ice Age, Band of Brothers, Moulin Rouge & more .... A dedicated screening room will be running the greatest animation and VFX work from around the world throughout AEAF 2002: the latest and the greatest from industry pioneers such as ILM, Blue Sky VFX and Cinesite along with all the entries submitted to the AEAF Awards 2002. AWARDS NIGHT & PARTY The AEAF Awards are Australia's peak industry awards, recognising and rewarding excellence and creativity in 12 categories of competition. Now in its seventh year the AEAF Awards attract entries from Australia and all around the world. All the finalists will be screened at the prestigious Awards night on February 27, 2002 followed by a gala party For more information, contact: Anna Coughlan at Digital Media World, PO BOX 250, 1355 Bondi Junction Australia; Tel.: 612 9360 6396; Fax: 612 9360 7654; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web: http://www.dmw.com.au.