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Festival Events

Animatu Digital Animation Festival 2008

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

Animatu is an animation festival dedicated to digital. The festival holds an international shorts competition (with some categories open only to Portuguese schools), workshops and talks, among other activities. The 2008 edition will take place at Pax Julia - Municipal Theatre. 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.

Media Events

2008 Digital Media Innovation Forum

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

Limelight Networks will host its second annual rich media summit, the 2008 Digital Media Innovation Forum. The event will take place at the Desert Ridge Resort and Spa in Phoenix on October 15-17, 2008.

With the theme "Innovation: From Creation to Consumption," the three-day event will feature senior-level executives from the content publishing, technology, and telecom sectors discussing the opportunities and challenges in building a scalable and profitable online business.

Creative Events

Create Chaos 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, October 13, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: October 13, 2008

The Create Chaos Expo surrounds a unique Medici Garden Intersection for the ultimate networking and trade show experience. The expo boasts three live theaters, access to the job fair, a bookstore and round the block inspirational demos and showcases of the latest technologies and techniques.

The Create Chaos Expo is the hub of the entire week. Here you can hop online at the cyber cafe, talk to a prospective recruiter, find talent, talk with vendors, explore the bookstore, or just chill out and take a rest in the Medici Garden while you see the chaos unfold around you.

Film Events

Ray Harryhausen Presents: The Pit and the Pendulum animated film screens at Tri-city Comic Con

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

THE PIT AND THE PENDULUM animated short, a stop-motion adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe's classic short story, directed by animation veteran Marc Lougee and exec produced by animation and vfx icon Ray Harryhausen, is slated to screen over the TriCity Comic Con weekend, October 11, 2008.

The 3rd Annual Tri-City Independent Fan Film Festival takes place Oct. 11, 2008 in conjunction with Tri-City Comic Con (TC3).

Design Events

5D - The Future of Immersive Design

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

The Art Directors Guild (ADG) and the University Art Museum (UAM) of California State University, Long Beach will host an innovative two-day conference called 5D - The Future of Immersive Design. It will be the first-ever conference dealing with the convergence of visual storytelling and design technology across all narrative media and will take place October 4-5. 5D will explore the new role of design in these five dimensions, thus the name 5D: Film, TV, Animation, Interactive, and Environment. The venue for the conference will be the Carpenter Performing Arts Center at CSU, Long Beach.

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,

Games Events

Entertainment For All (E for All) 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, October 3, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: October 3, 2008

Produced by IDG World Expo, Entertainment for All Expo (E for All) is North America's premier video game event. A celebration of video games and the people who play them, the event brings together the entire game community, from consumers and media, to publishers, developers and retailers. The Expo features exhibits from leading interactive entertainment companies that allow consumers to test and buy the newest video games and gadgets. In addition, E for All includes professional game tournaments, educational seminars, celebrity appearances, and much more.

Studios Events

3D Biz-Ex 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, September 30, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: September 30, 2008

3D Biz-Ex will be held September 30-October 1 conference at the Sheraton Universal Hotel in Los Angeles, Calif., effectively covering the broad range of 3D applications -- from the lens to the eye.

Headlining this large gathering of 3D professionals are several experienced and successful creators of live action and animated 3-D movies including: producer Jed Weintrob, Buzz Hays of Sony Pictures Imageworks, Domonic Paris, Gina Gallo and Mimi Maynard of Illuminata Pictures and Jason Brenek of Walt Disney Studios.


//ADAPT Conference 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, September 22, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: September 22, 2008

This year, the //ADAPT 2008 CONFERENCE will be held in Montreal's historic Pepsi Forum / AMC Theater, former home of the legendary Montreal Canadiens hockey team.

Advanced Digital Art Production Techniques or //ADAPT for short, will feature more than 40 of the best digital art masters, from blockbuster films, Visual FX and video game studios.

Wars Events

STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS Intergalactic Tour

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, September 18, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: September 18, 2008

The STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS Intergalactic Tour blasts off today in malls around the country. The tour will run eight consecutive weekends, making appearances in eight major cities across the country until it completes its mission on Sunday, November 9.

The tour brings to life both favorite and new characters from the upcoming animated series STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS with interactive activities. STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS, the first weekly television series from Lucasfilm Animation, premieres on Cartoon Network Friday, October 3, at 9 p.m. (ET, PT).

Game Events

Austin Game Developers Conference 2008

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

The Austin Game Developers Conference (Austin GDC), the future-focused games industry event geared towards the online space, sound development and game writing, has finalized its featured speakers lineup.

Wars Events

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed Launch Party

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

LucasArts, Sony Computer Ent. America and Best Buy will commemorate the release of the upcoming videogame STAR WARS: THE FORCE UNLEASHED with an exclusive launch party, offering eager gamers a chance to celebrate the saga and get their hands on the first copies of the game.

The party, which will be held at the Best Buy store at 1717 Harrison St. in San Francisco on Monday, September 15, will run from 7 p.m. until Midnight and will feature appearances by special guests, including:

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.

Visual Events

Cascade SIGGRAPH Presents "The Visual Story" with Bruce Block

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

Cascade ACM SIGGRAPH, Oregon and Southwest Washington's local SIGGRAPH chapter, today announced that renowned visual consultant Bruce Block will address the Portland community regarding his unique aesthetic theories behind visual structure and style. His lecture, based on his book, THE VISUAL STORY, will showcase intriguing visual examples of how these theories may be used within the direct planning and production of new projects, bridging the gap between theory and practice. The event will take place at the University of Oregon Portland Programs Center on Wednesday, September 10 at 6 p.m.


Ultimate Mystery Party At New York's Nintendo World Store

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

Consumers of all ages will gather for a rare chance to put themselves at the center of a captivating mystery when Nintendo hosts a special pre-release party for MYSTERY CASE FILES: MILLIONHEIR, the new seek-and-solve game for Nintendo DS.

Games Events

Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) 2008

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

Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) is a three-day celebration of games and gamer culture. The festival includes an exhibition floor filled with playable builds of upcoming tabletop, console, and computer games; a conference program of game-industry speakers on gaming topics; music concerts; freeplay areas; industry parties; game tournaments and more. Since its inception in 2004, the show has doubled in size each year, with 4,500 attendees in 2004, 9,500 in 2005, 19,300 in 2006, and 37,000 in 2007. For more information visit

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.

Visual Events


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

NVISION 08, a three-day mega-event created specifically for the millions of professionals and enthusiasts who are passionate about visual computing. NVISION 08 will bring together engineers, designers, developers, researchers, artists, enthusiasts, gamers, filmmakers, business professionals, and consumers from every field of the visual computing universe.


GC Developers Conference (GCDC)

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, August 18, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: August 18, 2008

GC Developers Conference provides exclusive insights into the latest themes and important issues affecting the games industry in a series of lectures, keynote speeches, debates and workshops. The aim is to ensure that GCDC provides the industry with the best possible setting for the exchange of knowledge and networking at a high international level. The primary idea behind GCDC is to make it a conference staged by developers for developers.


Pokemon Video Game Showdown

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

The first-ever Video Game Showdown will pit the most skilled POKEMON DIAMOND and POKEMON PEARL players from the United States and Japan in a battle to determine the ultimate champion. The Pokemon Video Game Showdown will take place August 16 in Orlando, Florida and will feature 32 of the most talented players from each nation.


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.

Animation Events

LOOP 2008

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

LOOP, an international event on animation and computer games will have seminars, speakers and a total of 48 hours of education. Workshops will feature 10-person classes and access to custom equipment. Enter to win LOOP's animation contest for cash prizes and a trip to France.

Also includes five animated features making their Latin American debut and an exhibition on the history of animation in Columbia.

Digital Events

L.A. Digital Arts Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, August 14, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: August 14, 2008

The L.A. Center for Digital Art, in conjunction with Downtown Film Festival -- L.A., announces an international call to artists. All styles of artwork and photography where digital processes of any kind were integral to their creation are acceptable: digital art stills of any kind, digital photography, short experimental time based video, video loops, mobile media, interactive media, and Internet art.