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Game Events

Develop Conference and Expo

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

Video gaming masterminds David Braben (Frontier Developments), Damian Isla (Bungie Studios), Richard Lemarchand (Naughty Dog) and Phil Spencer (Microsoft Game Studios Europe) and top animator Andy Lomas (Framestore) will deliver keynote addresses at this year's Develop Conference and Expo, which takes place from July 29-31 in Brighton.

Film Events

Comic-Con 2008

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

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

Games Events

Women In Games International Hosts Event At Casual Connect

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

Women in Games International will hold next Community Mixer at Casual Connect in Seattle. Casual Connect is an annual event for the casual games industry with more than 3,000 professionals attending. Sponsored by Big Fish Games, the mixer will be held Thursday, July 24, at 7 p.m. at Dragonfish Asian Cafe, located at 722 Pine Street in Seattle, Washington, just a few short blocks from the Casual Connect site (Benaroya Hall), in the heart of downtown Seattle.

Games Events

Video Games Live Perform With The San Diego Symphony On Opening Night Of Comic-Con

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

On Thursday, July 24, 2008 during the opening night of Comic-Con, Games Live will be performing its award-winning show with the San Diego Symphony at the Embarcadero Marina Park South.

Tickets still available at: Video Games Live is best described as utilizing the power and emotion of a symphony and choir mixed with the energy and excitement of a rock concert combined with the cutting edge visuals, technology, interactivity and fun that video games provide.

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?

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


Spore Public Demo

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

Industry icon Will Wright, the Chief Designer from Maxis, an EA studio, will provide a public demo of his latest project, the hotly anticipated game SPORE from 7 to 8 p.m. One of the most ambitious games ever made, SPORE gives players their own personal universe in a box. Create and evolve life, establish tribes, build civilizations, sculpt entire worlds and explore a universe filled with creations made by other gamers. SPORE gives players a wealth of creative tools to customize nearly every aspect of their universe: creatures, vehicles, buildings, and even UFOs.

Game Events

Gallery Exhibition: The Making Of Ludlum's The Bourne Conspiracy

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

The Art Institute of California -- San Diego, in collaboration with High Moon Studios, proudly presents a gallery exhibition from one of the most highly anticipated games of 2008 -- Robert Ludlum's THE BOURNE CONSPIRACY. Meet the artists, play the game, and enjoy refreshments at the closing gallery reception on Thursday, July 31, from 5-7 p.m.

Robert Ludlum's THE BOURNE CONSPIRACY is a third-person action game blending hunter-prey game play through a seamless mix of hand-to-hand fighting, gunplay and dramatic escapes, all designed around Jason Bourne's signature combat style.

Film Events

International Filmmaker Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, June 20, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: June 20, 2008

The Filmmaker International Film Festival is a global forum to network, discover future trends and achieve commercial success on a worldwide level. Over the 3 day market and 7 day festival of film in the South East of England here in the U.K. from June 20-27, 2008.

Film makers in competition for the prestigious film award, you can do business with filmmakers and their representatives from around the globe.

This one-stop media community is unlike any other Festival and gives you the chance to network with other like-minded creative film makers.

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

Digital Events

CG Overdrive 2008

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

CG Overdrive is a dedicated event for computer graphics and animation professionals and enthusiasts. It takes place as part of the Singapore Expo from June 17-20, 2008. This year marks the event's third time running and will be strategically held alongside BroadcastAsia2007. A week-long event, CG Overdrive will commence with discussion of issues critical to the healthy development of the CG industry and hands-on masterclass sessions that strive to impart vital techniques and artistry to professionals and students.


Broadcast Asia 2008

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

BroadcastAsia, Asia's premier digital multimedia technology event, offers industry professions, decision makers, vendors and buyers the ideal one-stop business environment to network, build alliances and congregate to source, purchase and leverage on industry information.



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.

Production Events

Gnomon Workshop LIVE 2008

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

The Gnomon Workshop LIVE exists to allow students and professionals from around the world to come together and share production experiences, techniques and artwork. Located at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects in Hollywood, California, these weekends have been tremendously inspiring for all who attend. LIVE is a rare chance to meet some highly accomplished artists who will take you inside their own personal projects and processes to help advise and advance your career in the entertainment industries.


Major League Gaming Pro Circuit Tour

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

Major League Gaming (MLG), the professional video game league, is bringing its Pro Circuit tour to San Diego June 13-15, the only West Coast MLG stop in 2008. Thousands of pro gamers, aspiring competitors and spectators will come together for three days of intense competition and entertainment, with over $60,000 in prizes at stake. MLG's season opener at the Meadowlands, New Jersey, USA in March attracted 12,000 attendees and its live broadcasts generated 1.5 million live and on-demand video streams.

Design Events

Portfolio Review - The Art Institute of California-Orange County

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

Industry professionals are invited to attend the next Portfolio Review show for The Art Institute of California-Orange County, scheduled for Wednesday, June 11.

This free recruiting and networking event will be held at:Extreme Indoor Karting1670 Sunflower AveCosta Mesa, California 92626 USA

Employers, recruiters, and other design professionals are invited to stop by between 4 and 7 p.m. to meet the new talent graduating from The Art Institute.


L.A. SIGGRAPH: Maker Night and Science Fair

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

The Los Angeles Professional Chapter of ACM SIGGRAPH will host a one night event on interactive techniques. "Maker Night" will feature Mark Frauenfelder and Jeff Boynton. Frauefelder of MAKE Magazine and will speak on "The Rise and Fall and Ride of Modern Making." Boynton will provide a performance on circuit bending by creating an immersive audio environment honed from his hand crafted electronic instruments built from leftover consumer electronic detritus.

Effects Events

An Evening of Hollywood Visual Effects in Oklahoma

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, June 5, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: June 5, 2008

This event will host special guests Steven Roselle and Ken LaRue of Autodesk, who have worked with an array of game developers, technical directors, and animation supervisors using Maya, the award-winning 3D modeling, animation, effects, and rendering solution, to create content for companies such as Nintendo, EA Games, Lucas Arts, Midway, SCEA, and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

Festival Events

Dimension3 Festival

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

By hosting the second edition of Dimension3 Festival during four days at Espace des Arts, Chalon-sur-Saone in France becomes the European capital of 3-D, with an exceptional collection of images You will be able to witness film previews, exclusive screenings and original images! All program formats will be represented, with contents of all types (feature films, animated films, documentaries, corporate films, theme park attractions, concerts ).

Awards Events

Webby Awards 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Sunday, June 1, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: June 1, 2008

The Webby Film and Video Awards, the leading international honors for original film and video premiering on the Internet, has added 19 new categories, including Music, Sports, Technology, and Travel, as well as new technical categories recognizing excellence in editing, sound design, writing and use of animation.


2008 West Virginia Flash Animation Festival

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

Free Entry. $2,000 in cash prizes will be awarded on April 24, 2008 to college students from Ohio, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Virginia, and Maryland. This year there will also be a High School Entry. Flash animations will be accepted in the following categories: Comedy, Drama, Resume, Professional Website, Experimental, Artistic Installation, Advertisement, Flash Video, Interactive Game, Educational, High School Entry.

The entry deadline is midnight on April 15, 2008. Entry details may be found at


Florida Supercon 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, May 23, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: May 23, 2008

Florida Supercon is the largest multi-genre convention in South Florida. For 2008, the event moves to the new "super-sized" location, The Hyatt Regency Bonaventure Resort in Weston, Florida.

Florida Supercon is a convention for comic book, anime, animation, sci-fi, fantasy and manga fans. The show will include celebrity guests, artists, writers, vendors, industry guests, Q&As, parties, costume contests, anime programming, manga, cosplay, workshops, panels, cosplay photo shoots and more.

Digital Events

Vancouver International Digital Festival 2008

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

Vidfest is an event for the top creative minds working in digital media. Attracting visionaries from games, Web 2.0, interactive design, animation and mobile applications, it is an annual "must-attend" in Vancouver. Events include the PopVox Awards and Convergence 2008.

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:

Media Events

Women In Children's Media Bingo Night

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

There's a fun event to know about and to go to -- it's being given by Women In Children's Media. It's a Bingo Night and the host is Joe from BLUE'S CLUES. There will be great prizes and lots of time to network and best of all, play bingo.

RSVP to Women In Children's Media ASAP or by May 19 -- go to

Monday, May 19 from 6:30-9:00 pm at The Professor's Loft on the 2nd Floor of Professor Thom's, 219 2nd Avenue (between 13th and 14th streets), New York, New York.