* Thursday, November 30 Sunday, December 10, 2000. Belfast, U.K.
Cinemagic 2000, Northern Ireland's International Film Festival for Young People, is an international conference and fair exploring the nature of entertainment and education for young people in the digital age. Roy E. Disney, vice chairman of the Disney Corp., Myra Langdon Riesman, pioneer of original broadband Internet programming, and Chris Deering, President of Sony Computer Entertainment, Europe, head the list of speakers. Cinemagic 2000 will also feature an interactive fair, "Arena 21," which is a multimedia event that will feature the latest in digital technology, computer games and interactive entertainment from around the world. Visitors will be able to take part in interactive workshops, see the future in home cinema and integrated entertainment systems and have a preview of the latest technology, including a virtual classroom. The Cinemagic 2000 Film Festival will be showing seventy of the best films for young people from around the world during their ten day festival which includes lectures, outreach workshops and 6 masterclasses with some of the film industry's top professionals. For more information contact Matt Curry at: Tel.: ++44 (0) 28 90 311900; or Web: www.cinemagic.org.uk.