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Winter Game Fest 2011

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at 6:26pm
Begins: January 22, 2011

Ever wonder what the PC Ballroom at UCSD would look like if gamers took it over for a weekend? Find out at this year’s Winter Game Fest! Tournaments include: Halo Reach, DoTA, Starcraft Brood War, Starcraft II, Call of Duty Black Ops, Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Super Smash Bros. Melee, Super Street Fighter 4, Blazblue: Continuum Shift. Over $7,000 in prizes. Free play area for the new or casual gamer. There’s something for everyone! For tournament sign-ups and more information please visit

Festival Events

2011 Burbank International Film Festival - Early Bird Submissions End!

Begins: September 10, 2011

The Burbank International Film Festival would like to call to your attention our Official Call for Entries. If you could please spread the word regarding the festival it would be much appreciated. The link for submissions on withoutabox is 

Submission Dates December 31st, 2010 Earlybird Deadline June 15, 2011 Regular Deadline July 15th, 2011 Late Deadline 

Design Events

Autodesk Sponsors Rendering Revolution Contest on

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at 2:56pm
Begins: October 1, 2010

Sponsored by Autodesk®, CGarchitect, and NVIDIA, the Rendering Revolution contest is a global still image architectural visualization competition in celebration of the Autodesk ® 3ds Max® 20th Anniversary and advancements in GPU-accelerated rendering solutions.Participants must create an architectural scene that incorporates the 3ds Max 20th anniversary logo in a recognizable (and creative) form and produce a still image of that scene.


Art Creations Magazine's Art Contest

Begins: August 17, 2010

August 17, 2010- December 17, 2010Art Creations Magazine “Who’s Creative?”2 Art Contest!

Description:Art Creations Magazine’s “Who’s Creative?2 “ art contest is sponsored and brought to you by  Laniercreations This contest is all about creativity, composition, technique and execution. The theme of this contest is to just show your  unique creative expression through your art. Anything goes. Express your creativity to the fullest!


Game Events

Game Developers Conference 2011

By Dan Sarto | Monday, June 28, 2010 at 5:49pm
Begins: February 28, 2011

The Game Developers Conference® (GDC) is the world’s largest professionals-only game industry event. Presented every spring in San Francisco, it is the essential forum for learning, inspiration, and networking for the creators of computer, console, handheld, mobile, and online games.

Design Events

Communication Arts Design Competition

By staceym | Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at 10:04am
Begins: April 21, 2010

Enter the most prestigious competition for creativity in graphic design, the Communication Arts Design Competition. Any design project printed, published or aired for the first time within the last twelve months prior to the deadline is eligible. Selected by a jury of leading design professionals, the winning entries will be distributed worldwide in the Communication Arts Design Annual and on, assuring important exposure to the creators of this outstanding work.

Motion Graphics: $100 single entry/$200 series

Game Events

3rd Annual Oklahoma Electronic Game Expo and Multimedia Conference

Begins: April 10, 2010

The Oklahoma Electronic Game Expo and Multimedia Conference (OEGE) is a one day conference that seeks to bring together students, educators, professionals and enthusiasts in all areas of Computer-Aided Technology and highlight Oklahoma as a creative outlet for these industries.

Computer-Aided Technology encompasses all creative industries that use computers for the development of their designs, such as video game, multimedia, graphic design, web design, CAD, GIS, video editing, animation, and digital art.

Film Events

Tricky Women 2010

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, February 12, 2010 at 11:00am
Begins: March 4, 2010

TRICKY WOMEN 2010 – International Animation Film Festival March, 4th – 8th Tricky Women is the first and only festival of animated film in Europe that is dedicated exclusively to animation by women. With its international competition, retrospectives, presentations by renowned film schools, its special programmes and its forum Connecting Animation, Tricky Women offers a unique, up-to-date overview of animated filmmaking around the world. Since 2007 it has been held annually in Vienna each March.

Game Events

Game Developers Conference(r) 2010

By mandrade | Friday, January 29, 2010 at 4:56pm
Begins: March 9, 2010

The Game Developers Conference® (GDC) is the world’s largest professionals-only game industry event. Presented every spring in San Francisco, it is the essential forum for learning, inspiration, and networking for the creators of computer, console, handheld, mobile, and online games.

Anime Events

YU-GI-OH Tournament: It's DDDDDDUEL!!!!

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, January 5, 2010 at 8:29pm
Begins: February 20, 2010

DC Anime Club invites all Duelist to our Yu-Gi-Oh tournament on Saturday February 20, 2010 Martin Luthur King, Jr Memorial Library 901 G St NW Washington, DC 20001 at 2:30pm in room A5 on the A Level of the Library. Sign up for the tournament starts at 2:00pm.

Age range for this tournament is 13 and Up. This event is free and open to the public.  DC Anime Club’s Yu gi oh tournament is sponsored by Anime Wallscrolls dot com.

Awards Events

87th Annual Academy Awards

By Dan Sarto | Monday, January 4, 2010 at 10:09pm
Begins: March 7, 2010

The Oscars reward the previous year’s greatest cinema achievements as determined by some of the world’s most accomplished motion picture artists and professionals. The Academy’s roughly 6,000 members vote for the Oscars using secret ballots, which are tabulated by the international auditing firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers. The auditors maintain absolute secrecy until the moment the show’s presenters open the envelopes and reveal the winners on live television.

Awards Events

37th Annual Annie Awards

By Dan Sarto | Monday, January 4, 2010 at 9:14pm
Begins: February 6, 2010

The Annie Awards will take place on Saturday, February 6, 2010, at UCLA's Royce Hall, in Los Angeles, California. General Admission tickets are $25. Award Ceremony starts at 7:00 p.m.

ASIFA-Hollywood member VIP tickets are $150, and non-member VIP tickets are $250. (VIP tickets include: Champagne Reception at 5:00 p.m., Ceremony at 7:00 p.m. and Post Award Party immediately following the ceremony)

Click here to order tickets.

Animation Events


By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, November 25, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: November 25, 2009

CARTOON, European Animation Film Association has chosen EXPOTOONS, the most representative international animation festival in Latin America, as a strategic partner in that region to organize CARTOON CONNECTION, the first meeting between European and Latin American animation professionals.

The most representative animation event in Latin America. It hosts selected films, conferencists, trainers, production and distribution companies, buyers and more!

This year more than ever it's becoming a bridge to Europe and Asia. And since 2008 it is allied with Annecy Animation Festival.

Award Events

Nokia Mobifest Toronto 2009

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

Nokia Mobifest Toronto, Canada's premier made-for-mobile film festival, is now accepting submissions for its fourth annual event. Filmmakers -- from amateur to professional -- are invited to submit original films of 90 seconds or less for programming consideration. Entry is free and open to both local and International content creators, aged 18 or older. All genres are welcome and entrants may create and edit video using any equipment of their choice. Submissions will be accepted until 11:59pm EST on Monday, September 28th, 2009.

Animation Events

FIA09: International Festival of Animation

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

International Festival of Animation FIA 09:Universidad ORT Uruguay, organizer of FIA 09, is pleased to invite animators, producers and specially students and graduates of animation schools to present works to be selected for an exhibition and subsequent awarding between the 26th and the 27th of October of 2009 in Montevideo, Uruguay.


Anime Events

YU-GI-OH Tournament: It's Time to Duel!

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

CONTACT: katsuya Weller 703-862-4317 katsuyadanna@yahoo.comYu-Gi-Oh Tournament It’s time to DUEL!!!

DC Anime Club invites all Yu-Gi-Oh enthusiast to our Yu-Gi-Oh tournament on Saturday October 17,2009 Martin Luthur King,Jr

Memorial Library 901 G St NW Washington, DC 20001 in room A9 on the A level of the library at 2:15 pm. Sign up for The Yu-Gi-Oh tournament starts at 2:00pm.Age range for this tournament is 13 and Up.This event is free and open to the public. For more information please visit DC Anime Club website at

Animation Events

ANIMA'09 -- 5th Cordoba International Animation Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, October 8, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: October 8, 2009

ANIMA'09 will take place in the city of Cordoba, Argentina, from October 8 through 10, 2009. The festival is organized by the Centro Experimental de Animacion and the Secretaria de Extension Universitaria, National University of Cordoba.

This fifth edition of the ANIMA will be dedicated to exploring the concept of Identity Traits. Therefore, we open the following: