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Festival Events

2004 DIY Book Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, October 1, 2004 at 11:00am
Begins: October 1, 2004

The 2004 DIY Book Festival celebrates the success of independent authors and publishers. The DIY Book Festival will consider self-published or independent publisher non-fiction, fiction, children's books, how-to, photography/art, comics, 'zines, fan fiction, poetry and e-books released after Jan. 1, 2002. All entries must be in English and have been self-published or issued by an independent house that has published less than 50 works since the entry cut-off point. The grand prize for the 2004 DIYBF Author of the Year is $1,000 cash and a flight to Los Angeles for the awards ceremony.

Anime Events

Connichi 2004

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, September 10, 2004 at 11:00am
Begins: September 10, 2004

Connichi 2004 is Germany's largest anime conventions. The event celebrates everything anime including films, manga and music. As part of the event, there will be an AMV competition. An AMV is a music video edited by a fan of Japanese animation with anime sequences. For more information about the event visit More details about the AMV contest can be found at


MAGIC Marketplace

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, August 30, 2004 at 11:00am
Begins: August 30, 2004

The MAGIC Marketplace is a top conference where retailers, exhibitors and industry leaders in the fashion industry converge. WWDMAGIC first launched in February 1995 at the Las Vegas Hilton in collaboration with WOMEN'S WEAR DAILY, the premiere fashion trade magazine focusing on women's fashion and trends. The success of the women's show prompted WWDMAGIC to move one year later to tents in the parking lot across from the Las Vegas Convention Center. Later, in 1998, WWDMAGIC moved into a more permanent space at the Sands Expo & Convention Center.

Entertainment Events

Entertainment Media Expo (EMX) 2004

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, August 30, 2004 at 11:00am
Begins: August 30, 2004

Entertainment Media Expo highlights the latest manufacturing, packaging, authoring, audio and video solutions for DVD, CD, Games, Asset Management and Surround. The event is comprised of six separate parts, which include:


SIGGRAPH 2004 "Sketches" Program

By Guest (not verified) | Sunday, August 8, 2004 at 11:00am
Begins: August 8, 2004

The Sketches program at SIGGRAPH is a premier forum for presentations of the latest ideas, methods, and uses of computer graphics. Topics range from hard-core scientific research to behind-the-scenes presentations of blockbuster special effects.

Production Events

PhaseSpace to Demo in AMD booth at Siggraph

By Guest (not verified) | Sunday, August 8, 2004 at 11:00am
Begins: August 8, 2004

We wanted to extend an invitation to you and your staff to drop by & check us out at the AMD booth or at the Siggraph 04 Guerilla Studio.

to try out the latest PhaseSpace Mocap System

High resolution, real-time motion capture system. Our initial system was funded under a Navy SBIR and our current customers are deploying a wide variety of applications

Film Events

Comic-Con 2004

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, July 22, 2004 at 11:00am
Begins: July 22, 2004

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. Special guests confirmed include David B.

Anime Events

Anime Expo 2004

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, July 2, 2004 at 11:00am
Begins: July 2, 2004

Anime Expo 2004 (AX2004) is the largest convention in the United States devoted to anime (Japanese animation) and manga (comic books). More than 20,000 fans and professionals from across the country are expected to attend. Artists and designers from Japanese computer game companies, computer animation companies and American animation companies will also be on hand to discuss the growing influence of anime on mainstream American entertainment.

Show Events

AICP Show, The Art & Technique of the American Television Commercial

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, June 14, 2004 at 11:00am
Begins: June 14, 2004

This is the 13th annual AICP Show, an event of the Association of Independent Commercial Producers that celebrates the craft of commercial film production and the professionals whose visions shape the industry. Established in 1992, in cooperation with The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York, the AICP Show recognizes excellence in commercial filmmaking, focusing on technical expertise and the artistic application of that expertise. The honored commercials are made part of the permanent archives of the museum's Department of Film and Media.


RATS and BULLIES: The Dawn-Marie Wesley Story

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, June 12, 2004 at 11:00am
Begins: June 12, 2004

No one heard her cry until it was too late... In her suicide note, 14 year-old Dawn-Marie Wesley wrote:

"Mom, if I tried to get help it would have gotten worse. They are always looking for a new person to beat up, and these are the toughest girls. If I ratted, I would get them kicked out of school, and then there is nothing stopping them".

Licensing Events

L!censing Show 2004

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, June 8, 2004 at 11:00am
Begins: June 8, 2004

In its 24th year, 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.

Licensing Events

Le Forum des D

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, May 13, 2004 at 11:00am
Begins: May 13, 2004

The Kazachok Information & Coaching licensing agency and the professional magazine LSAorganise will be hosting a licensing event. "Le Forum des D

Awards Events

11th Annual Kid Power Awards

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, May 4, 2004 at 11:00am
Begins: May 4, 2004

Kid Power Xchange, the leading information resource for youth marketers, is hosting the 11th annual Kid Power Awards. The awards program honors, recognizes and promotes the most innovative kids marketing campaigns in the U.S. and worldwide. All entries will be judged anonymously by a panel of senior-level marketing professionals who represent the youth marketing industry.


Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, April 24, 2004 at 11:00am
Begins: April 24, 2004

Los Angeles Times Festival of Books will give book fans young and old a chance to meet their favorite authors face to face, discover the thrill of reading and celebrate the joy of the written word. Featuring nearly 400 authors, it


iBreakfast Venture Capital Panel Discussion

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, April 21, 2004 at 11:00am
Begins: April 21, 2004

iBreakfast will be tackling the issue of venture capital. Topics will include: how the venture capitalists view this market; how to get funded today; and how the Smart Money views the long-term prospects of the Tech/Digital Media economy. Moderated by Alan Brody, the panel will be comprised of Kay Koplovitz, the founder of USA Networks and the SCI Fl Channel and a principal at investment firm Koplovitz & Co.; Stephen Brotman, founder of Silicon Alley Venture Partners; and SALVATORE TIRABASSI, board member of Dolphin.

World Events

Wizard World Los Angeles

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, March 19, 2004 at 11:00am
Begins: March 19, 2004

Wizard World, a pop-culture expo featuring some of the biggest names and companies in comic books, toys, anime, manga, video games, film and television, is expanding to the west coast with the addition of Wizard World Los Angeles in 2004. The inaugural event will be held at the Long Beach Convention Center. The event is expected to draw more than 40,000 people.

Entertainment Events

Bra!nCamp East 2004

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, March 11, 2004 at 11:00am
Begins: March 11, 2004

Bra!nCamp East is an intimate two-day gathering of senior executives and creators involved in the production, licensing, marketing and sale of kids' entertainment products. Introduced in 1997, BrainCamp attracts some of the most interesting and influential people in the children's entertainment industry, both as speakers and attendees. The focus is on creating and marketing entertainment product to children. BrainCamp provides networking and deal making opportunities.

Speakers will include: Al Kahn, chairman and ceo of 4Kids Entertainment

International Events

6th Reel To Real International Film Festival For Youth

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, March 2, 2004 at 11:00am
Begins: March 2, 2004

The Reel to Real International Film Festival for Youth is an annual, competitive, international event. A non-profit media arts and education society, Reel to Real is dedicated to showing the best in culturally diverse, non-stereotypical and humanistic programming for children and youth. Reel to Real International Film Festival for Youth seeks films that are imaginative, evocative, innovative, inspiring, entertaining and suitable for children, 6 and up, and youth, 13 and up. For more information, visit


KidScreen Summit 2004

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, February 12, 2004 at 11:00am
Begins: February 12, 2004

Covering the core sectors of programming, production and licensing and merchandising, this year's KidScreen Summit presents an agenda packed with choice where delegates can program their own conference, specific to their needs. The 5th annual KidScreen Summit hopes to help build business, give visitors the chance to pitch ideas and make important connections with the key players in the kids entertainment industry. For more information, visit

Film Events

Asia Film Market & Conference

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, December 3, 2003 at 11:00am
Begins: December 3, 2003

Asia Film Market & Conference was conceptualized as a platform to showcase the products of major Asian film producers and international film distributors. A AFMC is a forum for companies to buy and sell film programming, promote Asian content, culture and talent. Asia's regional film industry event is also the optimum venue for networking and exploring opportunities for co-production ventures. The event will comprise a two-day conference program, a three-day market, and film screenings and premieres of top regional and international film releases throughout the three days.

Production Events

Asia Television Forum

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, December 2, 2003 at 11:00am
Begins: December 2, 2003

ATF is returning for its 4th edition this year as the largest programming market in the Asia Pacific region, and the only programming market in South East Asia. This annual hotel-based event brings together international distributors and Asian buyers, promising 3 days of buying, selling and networking at the largest media gathering in this part of the world.

World Events

Wizard World Texas

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, November 21, 2003 at 11:00am
Begins: November 21, 2003

Wizard World Texas is a pop-culture expo featuring some of the biggest names and companies in comic books, toys, anime, manga, video games, film and television. Wizard World events are produced by Wizard Conventions Inc., a sister company of Wizard Entertainment Group, which publishes a number of magazines for the collectibles market, including INQUEST GAMER, TOYFARE, ANIME INSIDER and the comics publication WIZARD. For more information visit

Brand Events

Brand Licensing

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, October 28, 2003 at 11:00am
Begins: October 28, 2003

Brand Licensing is Europe's leading licensing event. The event is a place for professionals to spot new trends, find new properties and acquire licenses. More than 2,000 properties are expect to debut at the event this year. In addition, the show is co-locating with Digital Art World. New for the show this year is the Art and Design Zone where visitors will be able to meet brand owners as well as individual artists. Another area will be the Fresh Concept Zone where new exhibitors will take a fresh look at a new or existing property/concept.