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Events: Licensing

Media Events

Citi Global Entertainment, Media & Telecommunications Conference 2009

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

IMAX Co-Chairman and Co-CEO of IMAX Corporation Richard L. Gelfond will present at the Citi Global Entertainment, Media & Telecommunications Conference on Tuesday, January 6 at 3:10pm Mountain Time (5:10pm Eastern Standard Time). The conference is being held at The Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix.

The presentation is being webcast live and can be accessed by visiting the Investor Relations section of the company's website, The presentation will be archived for thirty days.

November Events

SAND 2008

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

Held in Swansea, Wales, SAND is a U.K. conference event for CGI animation, digital content and creation, attracting visitors and speakers from around the world, holding sessions on computer games, procedural animation, films, post production techniques, TV commercials and motion capture. Now in its ninth year, the conference is organized by Swansea Metropolitan University in partnership with the Welsh Assembly Government.

SAND Business and SAND Papers: Monday, November 24 SAND Interactive (Games): Tuesday, November 25 SAND Games: Wednesday, November 26

Film Events

American Film Market 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, November 7, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: November 7, 2008

The American Film Market has announced the schedule for its seminars and conferences to be held at Le Merigot Hotel and the Fairmont Miramar Hotel in Santa Monica from November 7 to 11. Film and new media executives, distributors, producers, writers, directors, financiers, attorneys, sales agents and film commissioners will address topics affecting the independent sector, including film financing, online and self distribution, production incentives, the future of 3-D, the monetization of film projects and new technologies.

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).

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

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

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.



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.

Licensing Events

Licensing International Expo 2008

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

L!censing International is the premier annual trade event and conference where owners and agents of intellectual properties showcase their concepts to develop new and unique consumer products, solidify promotional partnerships, sign exclusives with retailers and network. The event sees 500 exhibitors, 5,500 properties and brands available for licensing and 20,000+ high-profile manufacturers, retailers and marketers.


BookExpo America 2008

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

With more than 2,000 exhibits, 500 authors, more than 60 conference sessions, as well as a special area for rights business, BookExpo America allows attendees to see all the latest titles across genres, uncover hidden gems, network and meet industry contacts. For more information, visit


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.

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:

Comics Events

New York Comic Con 2008

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

Reed Exhibitions, the world's largest organizer of business-to-business events, is hosting the 3rd annual New York Comic-Con, a trade as well as consumer event, which will focus on comics and all matters relating to comics and associated fields; including graphic novels, manga, anime, games, film, television, toys, videogames and licensing rights.

Disney Events

Women In Animation Annual Meeting 2008

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

Women In Animation International is proud to announce The Walt Disney Studios as our 2008 Annual Meeting Host and Sponsor.

This year's event will be one you won't want to miss. A full presentation program is planned. Join us to catch all the up-to-the-minute information. There will be plenty of time for questions and answers as well.

Thursday, April 17, 2008 from 7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Location: Walt Disney Studios 500 S. Buena Vista, Burbank, CA 91521 in the Frank G Wells Building.

Show Events

2008 NAB Show

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

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.


Bologna Children's Book Fair 2008

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

The Bologna Children's Book Fair's TV and Film Rights Centre was started in the 2003 in an effort to make it easier for two important elements of children's publishing -- trade book publishers and audiovisual professionals -- to work together and to sell and buy copyrights.

Events Events

BrainCamp 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, March 13, 2008 at 11:00am

BrainCamp is the only high-level, cross-media conference specifically geared to major players in children's entertainment. BrainCamp is a chance to relax with peers and explore all sides of our industry, gather ideas, and recharge your batteries. BraincCamp attracts senior executives, creative forces and movers and shakers in the kids' and family entertainment industry.


American International Toy Fair 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Sunday, February 17, 2008 at 11:00am

The American International Toy Fair is the largest toy trade show in the Western Hemisphere. More than 1,500 manufacturers, distributors, importers and sales agents from 30 countries showcase their toy and entertainment products. From classic toys to interactive entertainment and everything in between, it has it all.


Florida Comic-Con 2007

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, December 8, 2007 at 11:00am
Begins: December 8, 2007

Florida Comic-Con is Southern Florida's largest comic book convention. The event is a celebration of comics, sci-fi, horror and pop culture in general. It will feature guest speakers, panels, signings, screenings and vendors. For more information, visit

Anime Events

Anime Supercon

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, November 30, 2007 at 11:00am
Begins: November 30, 2007

Anime Supercon is a convention for anime and animation fans taking place April 13-15, 2007 in Ft. Lauderdale. Florida. The show will include celebrity guests, writers, artists, vendors, Q&A's, parties, costume contest, anime programming, manga, cosplay, workshops, panels and more.


2008 Great Lakes Film Association Video Competition

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, November 1, 2007 at 11:00am
Begins: November 1, 2007

Pull out your video cameras, cell phones, animation tools and whatever inspires you. The Great Lakes Film Association is proud to announce the call for entries for our first annual Online Video Competition. We're looking for moments in time that capture


Dubai International Character & Licensing Fair 2007

By Guest (not verified) | Sunday, October 28, 2007 at 11:00am
Begins: October 28, 2007

The Dubai International Character & Licensing Fair -- Character Dubai brings together character and licensing professionals from around the globe. The region's largest character fair aims at attracting more than 250 professional companies in addition to 10,000 trade visitors and dealers who will come together to exchange business ideas, network, gain knowledge and expertise. The event will take place at the Dubai Int'l Convention and Exhibition Centre. For more information, visit

Brand Events

Brand Licensing Europe 2007

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, October 2, 2007 at 11:00am
Begins: October 2, 2007

Brand Licensing - Europe's event for licensing and brand extension - has rebranded as Brand Licensing Europe.

The increased interest from European attendees in 2003 and 2004 convinced organizers Advanstar to launch the Hosted European Retailer Programme in 2005 and, over the last two years, the program has fully hosted 22 key European retail buyers from, for example, Carrefour, Auchan, Toys R Us Netherlands and Eroski.

Brand Licensing Europe takes place at the Grand Hall, Olympia. For more information, please visit