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L.A. Comic Book & Sci-Fi Convention

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

Sunday, September 13th, 2009 / 10:00AM - 5:00PM At Shrine Hall / 700 W. 32nd Street / Los Angeles 90007 Admission: $8.00 http://www.comicbookscifi.com/

Appearing In Person!

DRUSILLA ON TV SERIES, BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER and ANGEL - JULIET LANDAU

Film Events

Milano Film Festival 2009

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

The fourteenth edition of Milano Film Festival will take place September 11-20, 2009.

The feature film competition is open to first and second films of any genre, language, format and running time, provided that they were completed after January 1, 2008. The works will not be divided into categories.

The short film competition is open to films of any genre, language, format and running time, provided that they were completed after January 1, 2008. The works will not be divided into categories.

Disney Events

Disney's D23 Expo 2009

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

The ultimate Disney fan experience will connect guests with The Walt Disney Company in exciting new ways, from September 10-13, 2009 at the Anaheim Convention Center just across the street from Disneyland! Guests will enjoy exhibits, screenings, presentations and interactive experiences from every part of The Walt Disney Company. And please stay tuned!...

Festival Events

10th Annual Woodstock Museum Film/Video Festival

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

The Woodstock Museum is hosting its 10th film/video festival with the theme of "Change." The festival screens completed features, documentaries, shorts and works in progress. All genres including animation and digital media; everything must be in English (or with English subtitles). Submission formats can be DVD (NTSC and PAL), DV, DVCAM, VHS, S-VHS, Hi-8 or BETA SP.

Japan Events

Screening of Evangelion 1.0

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

DC Anime Club, in collaboration with Japan Information and Culture Center, Embassy of Japan present a screening of EVANGELION 1.0 on Wednesday September 2, 2009 at 6:30 pm as part of inaugural showing for a new film series based on both anime (Japanese animation) and manga (Japanese Comics).

Animation Events

London International Animation Festival 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, August 31, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: August 31, 2009

The London International Animation Festival is Britain's premier showcase for independent animation screening annually, at the beginning of September, showcasing one of the largest collections of auteur independent animation gathered at any festival in the world.

LIAF is a weeklong event, screening up to 10 competitive programs, plus more than 10 curated, themed and retrospective programs. LIAF screens all formats and does not charge entry fees.

Festival Events

Asolo Art Film Festival 28th Edition

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, August 28, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: August 28, 2009

The festival is conceived and organised by the cultural association A.I.A.F. (Asolo International Art Festival).

Starting with the 28th edition A.I.A.F will work together with the Gallery San Fedele in Milano.

The contest is divided into six sections:

-- Films On Art for works on art; -- Artist's Biographies for works of historical reconstruction and critical interpretation on personalities from the world of art and music; -- Films On Architecture & Design for works on architecture, urbanism and design relating to history, movements, main personalities, works and projects;

Movie Events

Bleach The Movie 2 Anime Feature At New VIZ Cinema

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

As announced this past weekend at the Anime Expo 2009, VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, will celebrate the theatrical engagement and U.S. premiere of BLEACH THE MOVIE 2: The DiamondDust Rebellion, for two nights only. Two showings each day, on August 18th and 19th 2009. The special screenings will be held at the brand new VIZ Cinema, located inside NEW PEOPLE -- San Francisco's newest entertainment destination.

Animation Events

Academy to Celebrate Animator Adam Beckett

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

Influential animator and visual effects artist Adam Beckett will be celebrated by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences with a special program entitled "Infinite Animation: The Work of Adam Beckett," on Monday, August 17, at 8 p.m. at the Linwood Dunn Theater in Hollywood. The evening will include a screening of "Life in the Atom," a short film that Beckett left unfinished when he died at the age of 29.

International Events

Seoul International Cartoon & Animation Festival 2009

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

Seoul International Cartoon & Animation Festival (SICAF) is calling for entries. The fesvial is one of the acknowledged international animation festivals in Asia, accredited by ASIFA International. This year, SICAF is celebrating its 13th edition, with more than 1,500 expected entries from Asia, Europe, the Americas and beyond.

Official site: www.sicaf.org.

Festival Events

Downtown Film Fest - L.A. - 2009

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

The second annual Downtown Film Festival - Los Angeles (DFFLA), the only dedicated film festival in the historic core of the Entertainment Capital of the World, will be held August, 12-22, 2009. The festival doubles in size to 10 days from last year's inaugural event with a series of film screenings of Hollywood, independent and classic films, lectures, panel discussions, exhibits, and parties and receptions, all celebrating downtown L.A.'s renaissance.

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NY Int'l Children's Film Festival Presents Ponyo Screening

By Guest (not verified) | Sunday, August 9, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: August 9, 2009

New York Int'l Children's Film Festival is absolutely thrilled to announce the most anticipated event of the summer: the Special Pre-Release Screening of PONYO, the latest tour de force from animation master Hayao Miyazaki and his Academy Award winning Studio Ghibli. Perfect for audiences of all ages, PONYO is a return to the innocent pleasures of MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO, with dazzling and entirely hand-drawn visuals that start simply and build into fluid, cascading symphonies of color. Event takes place Sunday, August 9 at Symphony Space. Tickets available at www.gkids.com and 212-349-0330.

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Anticipation 67th World Science Fiction Convention

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

Anticipation, The 67th World Science Fiction Convention, has added Ralph Bakshi as Artist Guest of Honor. Bakshi's career spans five decades, during which he has created memorable and groundbreaking films including WIZARDS, FIRE AND ICE and the first film adaptation of THE LORD OF THE RINGS. In addition, he has worked on and directed a variety of television shows including ROCKET ROBIN HOOD, SPIDERMAN, THE MIGHTY HEROES and THE NEW ADVENTURES OF MIGHTY MOUSE.

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Movies and Science on Collision Course at the Academy

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

The "real" physics behind some of Hollywood's most famous action, science fiction and superhero scenes will be revealed when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences presents "When Worlds Collide: The Science of Movies," on Thursday, August 6, at 7:30 p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.

Anime Events

Anime Festival Orlando 10

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, July 31, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: July 31, 2009

Anime Festival Orlando is excited to announce the exciting conclusion of "The Swords of Orlandia". "Swords of Orlandia" is the story behind AFO's Interactive Convention Experience. The talented writing staff has crafted an original story/game in which attendees can voluntarily participate all weekend long. Throughout the event there are "character cut scenes", side quests and plenty of leveling up that even casual fans of Live Action Role-playing will enjoy.

Super Events

Pacific Symphony Presents: The Magical Music of Disney

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, July 29, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: July 29, 2009

Orange County's own world-class orchestra, the Pacific Symphony, conducted by Richard Kauffman; along with four Broadway-style vocalists, will present The Magical Music of Disney on Wednesday, July 29, at 8 p.m. as part of the OC Super Fair Summer Concert Series at Pacific Amphitheatre. Tickets start at $19.50 and 2-for-1 tickets to this show are available with the purchase of a Super Pass at ocfair.com.

Film Events

Comic-Con 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, July 23, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: July 23, 2009

Comic-Con International is the largest gathering of comic book, science fiction, film and television fans in the nation. Featuring celebrity guests, seminars on breaking into filmmaking and near 24-hour film retrospectives. Comic-Con is the place for fans of all things pop culture. For more information, visit www.comic-con.org.

Animation Events

Drawn to Life Panel at Comic-Con

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, July 23, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: July 23, 2009

AnimationMentor.com and Don Hahn of The Walt Disney Studios announce an inspiring panel discussion at Comic-Con International with acclaimed animators about the life and influence of Disney mentor, teacher, and artist Walt Stanchfield. Open to animators and animation enthusiasts alike, the panel discussion celebrates the launch of the new book, DRAWN TO LIFE: 20 GOLDEN YEARS OF DISNEY MASTER CLASSES, the complete series of animation lectures by Walt Stanchfield.

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World Premiere of Green Lantern: First Flight at Comic-Con

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, July 23, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: July 23, 2009

GREEN LANTERN: FIRST FLIGHT, the highly-anticipated fifth entry in the popular DVD series of DC Universe animated original PG-13 movies, will have its world premiere at Comic-Con in San Diego on Thursday, July 23, 2009.

More than 4,000 fans will have the opportunity to see GREEN LANTERN: FIRST FLIGHT on the big screen five days before the latest DC Universe film is distributed on DVD and Blu-Ray Hi-Def. The film will premiere in the San Diego Convention Center's Ballroom 20 at 8:00 p.m.

Animation Events

Animation Mentor Hosts Comic-Con Panel for Disney's Walt Stanchfield

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, July 23, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: July 23, 2009

AnimationMentor.com and Don Hahn of The Walt Disney Studios announced an inspiring panel discussion at Comic-Con International with acclaimed animators about the life and influence of Disney mentor, teacher, and artist Walt Stanchfield. Open to animators and animation enthusiasts alike, the panel discussion celebrates the launch of the new book, DRAWN TO LIFE: 20 GOLDEN YEARS OF DISNEY MASTER CLASSES, the complete series of animation lectures by Walt Stanchfield.

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U.S. Premiere of The Secret of Kells

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

NYICFF is honored to present the US Premiere of THE SECRET OF KELLS, the highly anticipated new animated masterpiece from the producers of KIRIKOU AND THE SORCERESS and TRIPLETS OF BELLEVILLE. Hailed by international critics as one of the most beautiful films of the year and winner of the audience award at the prestigious Annecy Animation Festival. The film blends fantasy and mythology, folding traditionally Celtic influences into a riot of color and detail that dazzle the eyes. Do not miss this wonderful film!

Disney Events

Animation Mentor Hosts Free Webinar with Disney's Don Hahn

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, July 14, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: July 14, 2009

AnimationMentor.com will host a free webinar discussion between Animation Mentor chief executive officer and co-founder Bobby Beck and Don Hahn, acclaimed producer for The Walt Disney Studios, about the life and influence of Disney mentor, teacher, and artist Walt Stanchfield. Open to animators and animation enthusiasts alike, the webinar celebrates the launch of the new book, DRAWN TO LIFE: 20 GOLDEN YEARS OF DISNEY MASTER CLASSES, the complete series of animation lectures by Walt Stanchfield.

Webinar Details Date: Thursday, July 14, 2009

Disney Events

25th Anniversary NFFC Disneyana Convention and All Disneyana Show and Sale

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, July 14, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: July 14, 2009

Registration is now open for this year's 25th Anniversary NFFC Disneyana Convention and All Disneyana Show and Sale July 14 thru July 19 at the Anaheim Crowne Plaza Resort, which is located in Garden Grove, CA.

Our 25th Anniversary Convention is shaping up to be our biggest and best Disneyana bash yet, with such Disney favorites as Don Hahn (Disney producer extraordinaire), Paige O'Hara (the voice of Belle in Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST), and Jodi Benson (the voice of Princess Ariel in Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID) scheduled to be part of Celebration Banquet, A Royal Gathering.

Technology Events

Academy Ventures into Space with NASA Atlantis Crew

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, July 14, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: July 14, 2009

Exploring the relationship between NASA and motion pictures, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present "Astronaut as Filmmaker," featuring Commander Scott Altman and the crew of the STS-125 shuttle mission to service the Hubble Space Telescope, on Tuesday, July 14, at 8 p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. The program will be hosted by Oscar-nominated cinematographer Caleb Deschanel and Oscar-winning visual effects supervisor John Dykstra.

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