* Saturday, October 17. Irvine, California, U.S.A.
The University of California, Irvines Extension and Digital Arts programs present Digital Dreams, a conference about the digital animation industry, from 12 to 2:30 p.m. A panel discussion with film clips will feature speakers from Digital Domain, Industrial Light & Magic (ILM), Pacific Data Images (PDI), Pixar and Rhythm & Hues. The panel moderator will be Lisa Atkinson, a freelance visual effects and CGI supervisor. The event takes place in the campus Crystal Cove Auditorium. Tickets are $20 and may be purchased in advance by calling UCI Extension at (949) 824-5414 or visiting www.unex.uci.edu.