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Post Events

HPA's Sales Career Resource Group to Host Panel on Selling Post Services

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, June 17, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: June 17, 2009

Executives from major motion picture studios and other buyers of post production services will offer advice on how to win their business in a lunch-time panel discussion hosted by the Hollywood Post Alliance's Sales Career Resource Group (SCRG), Wednesday, June 17th, at the Sheraton Universal Hotel.

World Events

WIA Los Angeles Annual Meeting

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, June 16, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: June 16, 2009

Place: Cartoon Network in Burbank, CA, Roof Top (Sweaters/jackets are recommended. No high or spiky heels, please.)

Time: 6:30 Check-in and Networking7:00 WIA Business7:30 One World Giving

Donation: Student Members $5. Members $10. Guests $15. All fees are donations to our new One World Giving Fund.

RSVP: No later than Friday, June 12th via Space is limited. RSVP early.

Speakers to be announced.

Producers Events

Produced By 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, June 5, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: June 5, 2009

The Producers Guild is working with the top producers in the entertainment industry to host the first annual Produced By 2009 conference this June 5-7 at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City. Attendees will interact with and learn from the likes of James Cameron, Clint Eastwood, Kathleen Kennedy, Lauren Shuler Donner and producers of Emmy winning TV shows including DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES and TWO AND A HALF MEN.

Sessions include:

-- The Collaborative Process Of Visual Effects: From Previs To Post


Industry Giants 2009: Building a Community

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, June 5, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: June 5, 2009

Creating today's entertainment media demands community, collaboration and teamwork. Community is vital to artists struggling in the current economic landscape. The Industry Giants 2009: Building a Community, Visual Effects, Animation and Game Forum features 2D artist/animator Michel Gagne, veteran of Warner Bros., Disney and Pixar, Jay Hawkins, Epic Games' Senior Concept Artist for Gears of War and many other creative professionals.

International Events

Dimension 3 2009, The Forum for the 3D Markets

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, June 2, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: June 2, 2009

For its third edition, Dimension 3 will be settle in the department of the Seine-saint-Denis, a region that strongly supports 3D research and production. This move will help the Forum to implement an animation plan in favor of the markets convergence

From June 2-4, 2009, Dimension 3 invites all the actors and professionals of the cinema, TV, video games, entertainment, communication or training industries to one of the most important event of the 3D industry in the world.


Building the Perfect CG Pipeline

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, May 12, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: May 12, 2009

The Los Angeles Chapter of ACM SIGGRAPH will present a one-night-only event titled "Building the Perfect CG Pipeline."

Presenters will examine the important factors in creating a working CG pipeline for animation, visual effects and commercials. Discussion will include challenges, how to avoid pitfalls, and create or improve a digital pipeline.

Speakers:Kevin Cureton - Pipeline Architect at Tippett Studio.

Game Events

2009 Independent Game Conference East

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, May 7, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: May 7, 2009

The IGC East is for developers of console, flash and casual games who want a leg up on the competition and for the publishers who want to see the hottest games in development by the rising stars of the industry.

To get seen. The IGC Game Demo Night is the place to show your game off to the game publishers is a setting where your game is not one of thousands. By limiting the number of people who can register for the Game Demo Night we make certain that your game is not lost, but has the space to shine.

Digital Events

Cartoon Digital 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: April 21, 2009

As every year in April, Cartoon Digital will review latest developments in the digital sector encompassing TV activities online, video games, production new media companies and how the new digital world creates new opportunities for animation producers.

Consult to review last year's event.


3D Training, Learning and Collaboration 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, April 20, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: April 20, 2009

3D Training, Learning and Collaboration (3D TLC), taking place April 20-21, 2009 in Washington, DC, is the leading event for businesses seeking to understand and maximize business strategies using virtual worlds. 3D virtual worlds have broad implications for business not the least of which is cost savings and energy conservation. Topics range from the general use of virtual worlds in the workplace to specific examples of applications for e-Learning, onboarding, sales training, collaboration, meetings, and more.

Register at

Animation Events

Animation Mentor Webinar

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, April 18, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: April 18, 2009

Save the date and plan to join free webinar on April 18 when eBook contributors and animators Wayne Gilbert and Keith Sintay share their professional knowledge, personal tips and answer questions from the audience. Gilbert, animation director and writer, has animated for films, television, and commercials and is the winner of two Clio Awards. In addition to working as an animator at major studios, he has also designed and taught classes for other animators at Disney, Industrial Light & Magic, and Electronic Arts.

Festival Events

Mexico International Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, April 18, 2009 at 11:00am

Now in its third year, the Mexico International Film Festival is committed to bringing the best independent cinema from around the world to Mexico in an effort to maintain and enrich the country’s film culture. The festival is held in the serene and beautiful town of Rosarito, situated on the Baja coast, where the sun shines all year with cooling sea breezes, glorious clear skies, and the crystal azure Pacific as a backdrop.

Show Events

NAB Show 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, April 18, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: April 18, 2009

The NAB Show is the world's largest professional digital media industry convention. The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) has been hosting this event for over 80 years for all traditional broadcast, entertainment and emerging platform industries, including TV, Radio, Film, Internet and many others.


26th Annual SNL Kagan Radio/TV Finance Summit

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, April 1, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: April 1, 2009

The question over the next 12 months will not be whether radio and TV will survive. The industry has faced difficult periods before and often emerged stronger.

The question is what will the industry's multiples look like in the post-crisis world? What will be the numbers behind those valuations, and what business models and revenue streams will drive them?


Kuala Lumpur Design Week 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, March 27, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: March 27, 2009

The KLDW Festival is the first mega Creative Event of its kind to be organized in Kuala Lumpur. To be making its inaugural mark in KL soon, KLDW 2009 promises a wide mix of creative thoughts and eclectic ideas, of imaginative programs and inspiring showcases, plus loads more under one grand event of "Show + Shine", to showcase what we don't have, and to enhance what we do have.

Licensing Events

Kids Licensing Forum 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, March 26, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: March 26, 2009

After the success of 2008 (over 230 participants, 115 registered companies and 18 exhibitors), the second edition of the Kids Licensing Forum, an event entirely devoted to the children's and teenagers' content market in Europe, will be held on Thursday March 26 in Bologna.

The Forum will take place during the Bologna Children's Book Fair, scheduled from March 23-26, 2009. The Book Fair is devoted to the exchange of copyrights for children's and teenagers' contents and is attended by numerous professionals from the licensing sector.

Media Events

Media Summit New York 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, March 18, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: March 18, 2009

The Media Summit New York, the definitive international conference for media, entertainment, advertising and technology leaders, will be held March 18-19, 2009, at The McGraw-Hill Companies' headquarters, 1221 Avenue of the Americas in New York City.

Film Events

Navigating the Film Festival World

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, March 12, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: March 12, 2009

The American Cinematheque continues its program of one night seminars for filmmakers. The American Cinematheque debuted its Filmmaking Seminars for Filmmakers and other artists in September 2007 with the concept of offering concrete, practical information on a variety of filmmaking, marketing, creative and business practices at a very reasonable cost to the many independent filmmakers working in the Los Angeles area.


Engage! Expo 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, March 10, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: March 10, 2009

Engage! Expo - - takes place March 10-11, 2009, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York (the same location as Virtual Worlds 2008). As with last year, Engage! Expo is the event for media, entertainment, youth brands and agencies to meet and learn how to combine their existing online efforts with the unparalleled engagement opportunities and new revenue streams of the 3D Web and Virtual Worlds. Engage! Expo offers best practices, timely case studies and comprehensive networking.

It's all about engagement - using virtual worlds and the 3D Web:

Technology Events

Hollywood Post Alliance's 15th Annual HPA Technology Retreat

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: February 17, 2009

Offering an up close view of the latest in cinema, television, and related technologies, and insight into the ideas that will shape the industry's future, the Hollywood Post Alliance's 15th Annual HPA Technology Retreat will be held February 17-20 at the Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa in Rancho Mirage, California.

Animation Events

Women In Animation Int'l's Initiative Is To Party

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, February 13, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: February 13, 2009

Women In Animation International is buying the first round of wine, courtesy of Toon Boom, at KidScreen Summit in New York. The cork will pop on Friday, February 13 at the Hilton's Bridges Bar at 5 p.m.

Meet WIA hosts, Rita Street, Jan Nagel, Heather Kenyon, Lisa Goldman and Joan Vogelesang, CEO of Toon Boom. No need to be a member, just bring a business card to get in.

Visit and join Women In Animation at

Chicago Events

Women in Film Build-A-Skill Workshop: The Business of The Production Office

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, February 4, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: February 4, 2009

Women in Film Chicago's Build-a-Skill workshops are intended to add to the skill sets of our members, giving them the unique opportunity to interact with and learn from the best in the business. Focused on practical application, these workshops provide attendees with real-world knowledge from working industry experts. This session is entitled 'The Business of The Production Office' and hosted by Friend of WIFC, Fletcher Chicago. Speakers will include Rich Lederer, Christina Varotsis, Vail Romeyn and Stephanie Kurtz. Where: Fletcher Chicago 1000 N. North Branch St. Chicago, IL 60642

Television Events

NATPE 2009 Market & Conference

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, January 26, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: January 26, 2009

The annual NATPE Conference & Exhibition is the only American program market serving the worldwide television community. This three-day convention and marketplace is recognized throughout the world as a key media event. If you buy, sell, develop, finance, advertise, market or license content; implement technology; exploit rights; or leverage media assets, the annual conference and exhibition is the best place to be for success today and growth tomorrow.


Disney Rep To Address Local Businesses at Luncheon for Red Stick

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, January 16, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: January 16, 2009

The Red Stick International Animation Festival will host a luncheon for the local business community on Friday, Jan. 16 to outline the economic development benefits the festival brings to Baton Rouge and tell them how their companies can become part of the event.

The inaugural Red Stick Ink & Paint Club Luncheon will take place from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Heidelberg Ballroom of the Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center on Lafayette Street downtown.

Media Events

Citi Global Entertainment, Media & Telecommunications Conference 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, January 6, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: January 6, 2009

IMAX Co-Chairman and Co-CEO of IMAX Corporation Richard L. Gelfond will present at the Citi Global Entertainment, Media & Telecommunications Conference on Tuesday, January 6 at 3:10pm Mountain Time (5:10pm Eastern Standard Time). The conference is being held at The Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix.

The presentation is being webcast live and can be accessed by visiting the Investor Relations section of the company's website, The presentation will be archived for thirty days.

Blu-ray Events

Blu-Con 1.0: The First Congress for Blu-ray Innovation

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, December 8, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: December 8, 2008

Demonstrating the senior executive commitment behind Blu-Con 1.0, the 1st Congress of Blu-ray Innovation, the opening address will be presented by Warner Home Video President/ DEG President Ron Sanders who has called this event "a call to action for the home entertainment community to share knowledge about Blu-ray's marketing success while focusing on new opportunities for Blu-ray in the future."