Corus Entertainment's YTV's interactive, entertainment-filled summer road show WOW! will be heading out for another exciting summer tour. Now in its 11th year, WOW! will be travelling to communities across the country, visiting major festivals and attractions from June 4 until Labour Day.
At Pantin's venue Cine 104, the third edition of the international forum on 3D images will be presented by Claude Bartolone, president of the Seine-Saint-Denis department's General Council, and Stephan Faudeux, organizer of Dimension 3.
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.
E3 Expo is the world's premiere trade show for computer and video games and related products. The show is owned by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), the U.S. association dedicated to serving the business and public affairs needs of the companies, publishing interactive games for video game consoles, handheld devices, personal computers and the Internet. For more information, visit www.E3Expo.com or www.theESA.com.
GDC Canada plans to serve this fast-growing region by providing a forum for Canadian developers to share best practices for fostering ingenuity and quality within their globally distributed games. Unique to GDC Canada's content lineup is an emphasis on the production cycle of game development, with tracks focused on: Concept/Preproduction, Production, Finalling and Post Launch/Analysis. By organizing the conference tracks according to the stages of development rather than specific fields, participants can better understand production cycle efficiencies and their teammates' point of view.
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.
LOGIN is the conference for leaders and innovators of the online game industry. This annual conference hosted in Seattle each May brings together industry leaders to discuss, collaborate, and share advancements about technology, design, business, community and legal areas of online game development.
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.
A handful of top-class artists who have been greatly influenced by the animated film genre will be present at the Galerienhaus during the upcoming 16th Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film (May 5-10, 2009). In addition to specially chosen multimedia artists from the region, the Japanese designer Keiichi Tanaami and the internationally popular German-Japanese Kota Ezawa will be presenting their works.
The 9th annual West Virginia Flash Animation Festival is a competition featuring the best collegiate web animation from a 6 state region. College and High School students from WV, OH, VA, KY, PA and MD may enter for free. $2,000 in cash prizes will be awarded for animations in the following categories:
Comedy Short Animation (5 minutes or less)Dramatic Short Animation (5 minutes or less)Interactive GameAdvertisementProfessional Website (real or fictitious)Artistic InstallationPersonal ResuméExperimental
The sales of video games grew 26 percent during 2008, yet thousands of development staff lost their jobs. Why? Peter Tamte has the answer. The Triangle Game Conference (TGC), scheduled for April 29-30, 2009 at the Raleigh Convention Center and Marriott City Center, announces that day two of the conference will feature a keynote address by Peter Tamte, president of Atomic Games, which is now developing the hotly debated game SIX DAYS IN FALLUJAH.
The Los Angeles Comic Book And Science Fiction Convention takes place at the Shrine Auditorium Expo Center, located at 700 West 32nd Street, right across from the USC campu, near Figueroa and Jefferson. Admission is $8; children 5 and younger are free. A large dealers room full of comic books, anime merchandise, toys, and other collectibles are also featured.
Six Hours Of Anime -- 11 a.m.-5 p.m. (Film running times may start slightly earlier or later)
CHS Otaku Fest is brand new anime convention held at Centennial High School (4300 Centennial Lane) in Ellicott City, MD. Its designed to be a gathering ,celebration and promotion (for fans, by fans) of all thing related to Japanese animation, manga, and East Asian culture.The event will go from 9:30 am to 9:30 pm on April 25th, 2009. Our activites will include a dealer's room, discussion panels, anime screenings, artist's alley, video game tournament, an AMV contest, a masquerade and much more. For more information please visit our website (otaku-fest.webs.com).
A new day is dawning in competitive Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) play. Konami Digital Ent. will bring back the SHONEN JUMP Championships, the largest and most prestigious Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG tournament series in North America. Adding a level of mystery to the event, a new Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's SHONEN JUMP Championship prize card will be revealed for the first time.
Red Stick International Animation Festival, the largest event of its kind in the United States, is now accepting entries for its fifth annual 2009 "Best of the Fest" competition.
Red Stick highlights the intersections among art, technology and computational science. Each year, the festival draws renowned animators, video game developers and other digital media industry professionals to Baton Rouge to host lectures, workshops and other events for aspiring artists, programmers and entrepreneurs.
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 http://www.cartoon-media.be/masters/dig_index.php to review last year's event.
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 http://www.3dtlc.com/.
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.
Sin City now has its own convention dedicated to the worlds of science fiction, fantasy, imaginative art in all its guises and influence on technology. From rockets-to-the-moon to your garage band podcast, traditional art to CGI and digital graphics, movie magic, independent film to imaginative literature old and new. Robert J. Sawyer is the author guest of honor and internationally known master of gothic art Brom is the artist guest of honor. Oscar-winning vfx technician Joe Viskocil will be the media guest of honor.
Orlando -- FX Show, "The Coolest Show on Earth" just keeps getting bigger, as they continue to pull out the punches right up to the shows start this Friday--most recently announcing artist Mark Texeira as one of the "Guests of Honor" at their amazing convention April 17-19, 2009.
F5 is a new two-day creativity festival coming to New York City April 16 and 17. F5's eclectic lineup is built around "creative collisions" -- moments of lasting insight and inspiration that come from venturing outside your comfort zone and smashing into other ?elds.
The Savannah College of Art and Design hosts the fifth annual Game Developers eXchange April 16-17 in Savannah, Georgia. The two-day event brings together game developers, educators and students with experts to share their behind-the-scenes knowledge of the game industry. GDX 2009 features four areas of interest in game development: game art, game design, level design and audio.
This special media event puts the spotlight on the soundtrack. First held in 1998, it has featured creatives working at the highest levels of media and the arts including Walter Murch, Ren Klyce, Lynne Ramsay, Graham Hartstone, Christina Kubisch, Ken Loach, Carter Burwell, Tom Holman, Lucrecia Martel, Gabriel Yared, Richard Leacock, the Brothers Quay, Manfred Eicher and many others.
Kawaii Kon, held at the Hawaii Convention Center, will have an expanded dealer's room this year, along with more focused video rooms, and more video gaming. They have lined up guests in the anime and manga industry from both the United States and Japan. Belt out your favorite song in the various karaoke events, or take a seat in the manga library and find yourself a new book.
Kawaii Kon has announced the following guests so far: Laura Bailey, Robert and Emily DeJesus, Caitlin Glass, Illich Guardiola, Vic Mignogna, Monica Rial and Travis Willingham
The deadline for session and speaker proposals for the 2009 MI6 Game Marketing Conference is Friday, January 9.
For the past three years, the MI6 Conference has been the place for inspiration, insight and information around best practices in marketing, promotion and advertising for the gaming industry. And with this year's theme "Mastering the Momentum" you should expect nothing less.