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By kier_la | Monday, January 3, 2011 at 2:41pm
Begins: May 4, 2011

PLASTIC PAPER: WINNIPEG'S FESTIVAL OF ANIMATED, ILLUSTRATED + PUPPET FILM is an international festival that takes place May 4-7, 2011 at the Park Theatre in Winnipeg, Canada. The festival is one component of the year-round organizational activities of the Big Smash! Film Collective.



Begins: June 23, 2011

CG Overdrive is an event for the artists, by the artists. CG professionals, enthusiasts, students, academics, producers and all CG stakeholders convene and connect at this annual event.  CGOverdrive2011 will be held at Suntec Singapore from 23-25 June, 2011.

Film Events

NY-SF Int'l Children's Film Festival

By SFFS | Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at 1:06pm
Begins: September 24, 2010

Join us for a three-day celebration of diverse, enlightening, inspiring and entertaining films for kids and teens ages 3–18 and their families. Featuring short, feature, animated and documentary films from around the world with filmmaker guests in attendance, a special Opening Night party, an interactive workshop and a schools outreach program. Presented by San Francisco Film Society & New York International Children’s Film Festival.

The animation films featured in the festival are:

Films Events

Cartoon Movie 2011

Begins: March 2, 2011

Created in 1999, Cartoon Movie is neither a fair nor a festival, but rather a co-production forum for European animated feature films. For two intense days, European producers have the opportunity to present their animation projects to all potential buyers in order to negotiate financing, to find partners and to interest distributors. All of this is happening in a very relaxed and convivial atmosphere… the human touch is the soul of Cartoon Movie!

Film Events

Whitley Bay Film Festival

Begins: August 21, 2010

Whitley Bay Film Festival 2010

The Whitley Bay Film Festival 2010 will celebrate great cinema, in great locations in Whitley Bay

A unique beach side screening of Steven Spielberg’s classic, 1975 thriller “Jaws” as well as an exhibition of memorabilia from the movie, are just two of the highlights of the 2010, Whitley Bay Film Festival, running from 21-27 August.

Film Events

Comic-Con 2010

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, June 24, 2010 at 9:06am
Begins: July 21, 2010

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

Animation Events

Australian International Animation Festival 2010

By Hages | Tuesday, April 20, 2010 at 3:58pm
Begins: May 14, 2010

Now in our 7th year, CSU Animation and Visual Effects are proud to present the Australian International Animation Festival 2010. The internationally renowned event has gone from strength to strength since its modest start in 2004 and this year has secured amazing exclusives from more than 2,200 submissions from over 40 countries.



Begins: April 16, 2010

ALEXANDRIA, VA. (March 12, 2010) – With just over a month to go, T-MODE 2010 is gearing up for a party like no other. The popular local anime and gaming convention makes its triumphant return April 16-18, 2010, and will be held this year at the Hilton Alexandria Old Town, just steps from the King Street Metro.

T-MODE offers a chance to get up close and personal with some of your favorite guests, including voice actors Wendee Lee (“Cowboy Bebop,” “The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya”... enough shows that we could be here all day!), Todd Haberkorn ("D.Gray-Man," "Claymore") and Cristina Vee ("Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha," "Anime TV"); author Roland Kelts ("Japanamerica"); musician Random ("Mega Ran") and webcomic artists Jessi and Matt Pascal ("Geeks Next Door") – with more surprises in store as the convention draws closer.

Game Events

3rd Annual Oklahoma Electronic Game Expo and Multimedia Conference

Begins: April 10, 2010

The Oklahoma Electronic Game Expo and Multimedia Conference (OEGE) is a one day conference that seeks to bring together students, educators, professionals and enthusiasts in all areas of Computer-Aided Technology and highlight Oklahoma as a creative outlet for these industries.

Computer-Aided Technology encompasses all creative industries that use computers for the development of their designs, such as video game, multimedia, graphic design, web design, CAD, GIS, video editing, animation, and digital art.

Anime Events

Cosplay Corner

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, January 5, 2010 at 8:32pm
Begins: February 20, 2010

On Saturday February 20, 2010 at 2:30pm DC Anime Club will be hosting an costume creation workshop called “Cosplay Corner” at the Martin Luthur King, Jr Memorial Library 901 G St NW Washington, DC 20001 in Room A5 on the A Level. "Cosplay" is short for "Costume Play", in which fans of Japanese Animation (Anime) and Japanese Comics (Manga) dress up as their favorite Anime, Manga and Video Game Characters by costumes they make themselves. The word “Cosplay” was coined by Nov Takahashi of the Japanese Studio, "Studio Hard".


Entrepreneurs World Cup

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, November 26, 2009 at 11:00am

World-Class Leadership, Sales, Internet Marketing and Wealth Creation Event featuring an All-Star Cast of Speakers. This will take place simultaneously in London, UK and Antwerp, Belgium.


Sales (11/26/09)Leadership (11/27/09)Internet Marketing (11/28/09)Wealth Creation (11/29/09)


Leadership (11/26/09)Sales (11/27/09)Wealth Creation (11/28/09)Internet Marketing (11/29/09)

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Japan Events

Metropolis The Movie

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, November 13, 2009 at 11:00am


CONTACT: Chris Wanamaker, (202) 262 2083

Metropolis to be screened at the

Japan Information and Culture Center,

Embassy of Japan.

DC Anime Club in collaboration with Japan Information and Culture

Center, Embassy of Japan Present screen Metropolis on

Friday November 13, 2009 6:30 pm as part of inaugural showing for a new

film series based on both Anime (Japanese Animation) and Manga ( Japanese


Animation Events

San Francisco International Animation Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at 11:00am

November 11–15, 2009 Landmark's Embarcadero Center Cinema One of the most fertile practices in contemporary film and television, animation occupies a unique space between artistic, experimental, commercial and industrial media. The five-day San Francisco International Animation Festival celebrates San Francisco’s prominence as a hub for one of the most creative cinematic forms.

Films Events

Canterbury Anifest 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, November 7, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: November 7, 2009

The Canterbury Anifest is an animation festival that takes place annually. There is no submission fee. The Award Categories are Festival Grand Prize, Festival Runner Up, Audience Selection Award, Creative Design, Creative sound design, Technical Achievement and Smallfilms Award.

Artists Events

Design Festa Vol.30

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, October 24, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: October 24, 2009

An international art event with over 8,500 artists attending!

Design Festa is a biannual international art event. Artists who have original work can participate with no restrictions. It is open to all artists from all over the world who want to exhibit their creative talent. For experimentation and an opportunity to take the next step in their artistic lives, this event is the place for artists to express their ideas freely!

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Festival Events

22nd Tokyo International Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, October 17, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: October 17, 2009

Featuring the returning Tiffcom market, the festival will be the last major feature of CoFesta, an umbrella event covering 16 festivals devoted to music, games, comicbooks, TV shows and film that starts with the Tokyo Game Show to start either September 24 or 25. (Per VARIETY).

Animation Events

SPARK Animation Festival 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, September 16, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: September 16, 2009

With a mission to ignite creative and collaborative fire, Vancouver ACM SIGGRAPH presents SPARK Animation '09. In its second year, this prestigious week-long speaker series, educational forum and film festival informs and inspires professionals, pioneers and enthusiasts in the world of animation.

Entertainment Events

RoadShow Live 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, September 15, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: September 15, 2009

For the past 12 years, The L.A Office's RoadShow has been the "must-attend" event for brands, entertainment marketers and agencies alike. It is the only event created specifically for the entertainment marketing community. Whether you are already using entertainment content to enhance your marketing programs or simply interested in the opportunities, RoadShow provides the perfect blend of in-depth property introductions, industry insights and first-class networking in a forum that has built the reputation of being the Must Attend event of the year.

Media Events

Women in Film Chicago Breakfast

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, September 15, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: September 15, 2009

Topic: Social Media – Everybody’s doing it, but what is it doing? We invite you to join us at our Executive Breakfast, Tuesday, September 15, 2009, from 8:00 – 10:00 am at theWit Hotel (201 N. State St, Chicago).Our panelists will shine a light on what does and does not work in the world of social media. Attendees will walk away with a better understanding of how to make social media work for you in the world of advertising, branding, film, tv and the arts. Visit to purchase tickets.