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Cartoon Masters: Cartoon Feature 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, November 25, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: November 25, 2008

Since the creation of Cartoon Movie 10 years ago, a record of 123 European films were produced for a cumulative budget of 800 million Euros (in the previous decade, only 52 animated films were made). Twenty percent of these films clocked up more than one million admissions throughout Europe and audience numbers have increased six-fold in the past three years to reach today's 25 million filmgoers.

November Events

SAND 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, November 24, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: November 24, 2008

Held in Swansea, Wales, SAND is a U.K. conference event for CGI animation, digital content and creation, attracting visitors and speakers from around the world, holding sessions on computer games, procedural animation, films, post production techniques, TV commercials and motion capture. Now in its ninth year, the conference is organized by Swansea Metropolitan University in partnership with the Welsh Assembly Government.

SAND Business and SAND Papers: Monday, November 24 SAND Interactive (Games): Tuesday, November 25 SAND Games: Wednesday, November 26

Free Events

TV Conferences - The Best Kept Pitch Secret in Hollywood

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, November 6, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: November 6, 2008

FREE Telephone/Internet Seminar

TV Conferences – Best Kept Secret in Hollywood

Hosted by Mark & Jeanne Simon Founders of

Featured guests: Rick Feldman - President of NATPE Amber Lawson - V.P. of Production for National Lampoon

Join us for a FREE telephone/internet seminar. Event: TV Conferences – Best Kept Secret in Hollywood Date: Thursday, November 6 Time: 9 pm Eastern, 6 pm Pacific

Go to to register for free.

Here's Just Some of What You'll Discover on the Call:


Dubai International Character & Licensing Fair 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, October 28, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: October 28, 2008

The Dubai International Character & Licensing Fair -- Character Dubai brings together character and licensing professionals from around the globe. The region's largest character fair aims at attracting more than 250 professional companies, in addition to 10,000 trade visitors and dealers who will come together to exchange business ideas, network, and gain knowledge and expertise. The event will take place at the Dubai Int'l Convention and Exhibition Centre. For more information, visit


Broadcast India 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, October 15, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: October 15, 2008

The Broadcast India Show is a global megamart for broadcast-related industries featuring everything to do with entertainment, from content creation to its delivery, under one roof. After the success of its 17th consecutive exhibition and symposium, the event is expected to draw more than 22,000 attendees, with more than 450 companies from 31 countries.

Anime Events

KICHIJOJI Anime Wonderland Official Tour

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, October 4, 2008 at 11:00am

Kichijoji Anime Wonderland is the event that has been held since 1999.

This year, our 10th event features HOKUTO NO KEN as the main visual in celebration of 25th anniversary of HOKUTO NO KEN that was born in Kichijoji!

Kichijoji town will be occupied with HOKUTO NO KEN flags!

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H.I.S. Experience Japan, the president of which: Katsura Nonoyama is also the vice chairman of the Kichijoji Anime Wonderland committee,

Chicago Events

Women In Film Chicago Build-A-Skill Workshop: Using Humor to Your Advantage

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, September 10, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: September 10, 2008

Representatives from Second City, 24/7 Chicago, the Nude Hippo Show and the "Corporate Jester" will all be on hand to show how comedy and improv can become invaluable tools in your arsenal -- in the workplace and on the stage. Speakers include Anne Libera, Executive Artistic Director of Second City Training Centers & Education Programs, Jeff Rogers, owner of ZAP Creative Inc., Catie Keogh, host and executive producer of 24/7 Chicago, and Mariana Perin, Producer of The Nude Hippo Show.

DATE: Wednesday, September 10TIME: 6:30 p.m.

Show Events

IFA 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, August 29, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: August 29, 2008

IFA is one of the largest consumer electronics trade shows in the world. It combines innovation and the technology of tomorrow with business sales and entertainment. According to published statistics, more than 1,200 companies from 32 countries exhibited at IFA 2007, covering a net space of more than 103,000 square meters. More than 6,600 press attended IFA 2007, including 1,371 international journalists from 62 countries. Sales at the 2007 show totaled 2.75 billion Euros. The number of trade visitors attending the show in 2007 jumped 7.5% to 101,358.

Show Events

Sell Your Show From Anywhere - FREE Teleseminar/Webinar

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, August 21, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: August 21, 2008

Join Sell Your TV Concept Now for a FREE telephone seminar/webinar. Thursday, August 21st at 9:00pm Eastern

You can sell your show no matter where you live!

We will interview Claudia Reynolds who lives in Nashville and sold her reality show which premieres this September.

* How to land pitch meetings * What to expect in a pitch meeting * How quickly can you move into production


Mark Simon


Animation In The City

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, August 16, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: August 16, 2008

This summer -- August 16 and 17 -- Marla Kirban Voiceover will be presenting an animation seminar for those looking to get into the industry. It will be taught by the multi-talented Hynden Walch. Walch is not only known for her iconic roles in THE BATMAN (as Harley Quinn) and TEEN TITANS (as Starfire), but is known for her work as a casting director, writer, show runner, and director.

Hynden will also be casting for a couple of her new projects from the class.



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

SIGGRAPH 2008, the 35th International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, will be held Aug. 11-15, 2008 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California.

Game Events

You've Played 'Em, Now Make 'Em: Careers In Game Development

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, July 17, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: July 17, 2008

We love computer games. Hundreds of man-hours are wasted every day playing them. Our children no longer hold boring ol' storybooks in their imaginations; they dream of virtual one-on-one warfare with grumpy space aliens or demons from the Pit. The gaming industry is bigger than movies. And most of them require animation. How do we break off a piece of that pie?


2008 RFID Forum

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, July 15, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: July 15, 2008

The 2008 RFID Forum is dedicated to the red hot radio frequency identification (RFID) technologies and the wide-spread and fast growing adoption of its enterprise applications by small, medium and large businesses alike. This value-packed RFID Forum will educate senior executives, IT managers, program managers and technical specialists on the future adoption and integration of RFID enterprise architecture, RFID applications and user-defined products.


IFTA Production Conference 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, June 27, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: June 27, 2008

IFTA Production Conference brings together key players in the independent film and television industries to discuss the impact of the introduction of new distribution technologies and content formats on a global basis.

Years Events

EREC 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, June 26, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: June 26, 2008

EREC 2008 is the U.K.'s only annual exhibition and conference focused exclusively on executive recruitment for the third year at the Business Design Centre, London. EREC has over the last two years become an established event within the recruitment industry and has now reached the enviable position where significant growth is expected over the next two-three years. For more information, visit


evenTech Singapore

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, June 25, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: June 25, 2008

Singapore Expo will again welcome a brand new AV forum for Southeast Asia, evenTech Singapore. The inaugural show is gearing up to open its doors to the key decision makers involved in the entertainment and AV installation and integration sectors at the state of the art Singapore Expo from June 25-26, 2008.

Buoyed in confidence by the recent debut success of the evenTech Scotland B2B regional networking model where exhibitors expressed great satisfaction with the caliber of attendees the regional forum attracted.


An Evening with Ashok Amritraj

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, June 19, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: June 19, 2008

The Southern California Chapter of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), the world's largest organization devoted to entrepreneurship, will present "An Evening with Ashok Amritraj," on Thursday evening, June 19, at UCLA's Anderson School of Management. Amritraj, Chairman and CEO of Hyde Park Ent., has produced or executive produced, and arranged financing for, 100 motion pictures during a career spanning 25 years.

Media Events

b.TWEEN 08: Interactive Media Forum

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, June 19, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: June 19, 2008

b.TWEEN is the U.K.'s biggest interactive media industry gathering. Keynotes by industry dignitaries will set the scene for two days of presentations, workshops, sessions, one2ones, Q&As, and break-outs. Speakers feature an array of creative and business pioneers. For more information, visit



By Guest (not verified) | Monday, June 16, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: June 16, 2008

If communications is your business, NXTcomm08 is your show. NXTcomm08 (formerly SUPERCOMM) is the one event delivering the entire ecosystem of networked voice, video and data

Mark Burnett headlines Thursday morning with a keynote that sets an adventurous tone, embracing innovation, uncovering emerging technologies and focusing on the consumer experience.

His success with THE APPRENTICE and SURVIVOR is proof positive: he's a content king, and he's at NXTcomm08 sharing his insights on digital content delivery.

Animation Events

Enter The Mind Of The Matrix And Kung Fu Gecko

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, May 28, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: May 28, 2008

Are you an animation industry professional, student or simply a fan? Do you want to know what it really takes to reach the dizzy heights of international success and recognition in the animation industry? This full-day event covers the technology, the artistry and the commercial concept. It will feature key figures in the animation industry, including:

--Nickson Fong from Singapore, vfx Technical Director of THE MATRIX RELOADED, KUNG FU GECKO, STUART LITTLE and THE PATRIOT.

Games Events

Games & Mobile Forum @ L.A. Games Conference 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: May 21, 2008

Since last year's highly successful event with more than 400 participants, we have had an ongoing dialogue with our amazing group of advisory board members about how to build on our success and make the event even bigger and better this year.

Film Events

Women In Film Chicago Executive Breakfast Series

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: May 21, 2008

Women In Film Chicago hosts this breakfast discussion focusing on the implications of sexual imagery in media and advertising. What effect do advertisements have on women as consumers and how is society being shaped as a result? Who defines what is beautiful and how is this reflected in the world of film and advertising?

Location: Grand Lux Cafe, 600 North Michigan Avenue, 8-10 a.m. WIFC members $40, Non-members $50. For more info visit and RSVP:

Entertainment Events

Rose d'Or Festival 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, May 2, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: May 2, 2008

The Rose d'Or Festival, held annually in Lucerne, Switzerland, draws the best of the year's new entertainment and television programming. It also boasts the most important business rendezvous platform for the onscreen entertainment community. Entry forms for the Rose d'Or competition are sent to more than 2,000 producers and broadcasters, internationally.

Disney Events

Women In Animation Annual Meeting 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, April 17, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: April 17, 2008

Women In Animation International is proud to announce The Walt Disney Studios as our 2008 Annual Meeting Host and Sponsor.

This year's event will be one you won't want to miss. A full presentation program is planned. Join us to catch all the up-to-the-minute information. There will be plenty of time for questions and answers as well.

Thursday, April 17, 2008 from 7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Location: Walt Disney Studios 500 S. Buena Vista, Burbank, CA 91521 in the Frank G Wells Building.

Animation Events

Red Stick International Animation Festival 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, April 16, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: April 16, 2008

April 16-19, 2008. The Red Stick International Animation Festival takes place every year in Baton Rouge, along the banks of the Mississippi River in the downtown arts district. Red Stick highlights every form of animation, from scientific visualization to television programming, visual effects to character animation and feature films.