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Animated Events

“Sita Sings the Blues” Animated Feature Screening Hosted by Director Nina Paley at Observatory

By GF Newland | Saturday, June 26, 2010 at 11:43am
Begins: July 1, 2010

Date: Thursday, July 1st Time: 7:30 PM Musical Performance by Todd Michaelsen and Reena Shah of My Pet Dragon 8pm: Film screening/Q & A Complimentary bags of popcorn will be served while supplies last Admission: $5

Films Events

Anima 2011- Brussels Animation Film Festival

By Dan Sarto | Friday, June 25, 2010 at 9:46am
Begins: March 4, 2011

Anima, the International Animation Film Festival of Brussels will take place at the Flagey Centre from 4th to 13th March 2011 and will be celebrating its 30th edition. In fact, the first ever Anima took place in February 1982.

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


By Reg_Hartt | Wednesday, May 26, 2010 at 5:55am
Begins: May 29, 2010

Scissor happy censors have cut everything from the great films of Hollywood's Golden Age Of Animation they thought might offend anyone.

This film/lecture program shows us want we can't see on TV.

Hosted By Reg Hartt.

WARNING: Offensive to "idjits."

Tuesday, June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 7pm.

The Cineforum, 463 Bathurst Street,

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Story Events

Benefit Screening: Toy Story 3

By SFFS | Monday, May 17, 2010 at 1:26pm
Begins: June 11, 2010

Hitting U.S. theaters on June 18, 2010, Disney/Pixar’s Toy Story 3, is a comical new adventure in Disney Digital 3D™.Buzz, Woody and the rest of the toys are troubled by their uncertain future as Andy prepares to leave for college. When the toys unexpectedly land in a room full of untamed tots who can’t wait to get their sticky little fingers on them, it’s pandemonium as they try to stay together, ensuring no toy gets left behind.



By Dan Sarto | Friday, April 23, 2010 at 8:57pm
Begins: July 25, 2010

Now in its 37th year, the SIGGRAPH conference is the premier international event on computer graphics and interactive techniques. SIGGRAPH 2010 is expected to draw an estimated 25,000 professionals from five continents to Los Angeles, California

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.

Film Events

My Dog Tulip

By SFFS | Wednesday, April 14, 2010 at 4:25pm
Begins: April 24, 2010

Perhaps the greatest accomplishment of the animated film My Dog Tulip is that people who don’t consider themselves dog people are irresistibly drawn to it. In this way, audiences resemble J.R. Ackerley, upon whose best selling memoir the film is based. Ackerley, a former BBC correspondent, adopted the titular “Alsatian bitch” on a lark, and in the most improbable way ended up finding the love of his life.

Short Events

An Evening with Don Hertzfeldt

By SFFS | Wednesday, April 14, 2010 at 4:05pm
Begins: April 23, 2010

The 53rd San Francisco International Film Festival (April 22–May 6) is proud to present the Golden Gate Persistence of Vision Award to Academy Award–nominated short filmmaker Don Hertzfeldt for his unique contributions to animation. Over a long career, Hertzfeldt has remained fiercely independent by sticking to short format and challenging the boundaries of his craft. The popularity of his work is unprecedented in the world of short animation and his films are frequently referenced in pop culture.

Animation Events

Showcase 2010

Begins: May 14, 2010

The CalArts School of Film/Video presents Showcase 2010, a festival of year-end screenings of  student work.

A showing of selected films produced by students in CalArts groundbreaking Experimental Animation program, including computer-generated 2D and  3D animation as well as stop-motion and other techniques.

Screening is free and open to the public. For further information, please call the CalArts School of Film/Video at (661) 253-7825. 

Screening location:

Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

Leonard H. Goldenson Theater

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.

Animated Events

82nd Academy Awards® Oscar®-Nominated Animated Feature Symposium

By Dan Sarto | Monday, February 22, 2010 at 4:45pm
Begins: March 4, 2010

The Academy’s 2nd annual Animated Feature Symposium celebrates the work of the 2009 Oscar nominees in the Animated Feature Film category. In an evening of film clips and discussion, the nominees will discuss their creative inspiration and techniques as well as their film’s remarkable road to the big screen (panelists subject to availability).

When: Thursday, March 4, at 7:30 p.m. Theater doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Where: Samuel Goldwyn Theater8949 Wilshire Blvd.Beverly Hills, CA 90211

Admission :$5 general

Film Events

Tricky Women 2010

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, February 12, 2010 at 11:00am
Begins: March 4, 2010

TRICKY WOMEN 2010 – International Animation Film Festival March, 4th – 8th Tricky Women is the first and only festival of animated film in Europe that is dedicated exclusively to animation by women. With its international competition, retrospectives, presentations by renowned film schools, its special programmes and its forum Connecting Animation, Tricky Women offers a unique, up-to-date overview of animated filmmaking around the world. Since 2007 it has been held annually in Vienna each March.

International Events

CALL FOR WORKS: Independent Exposure 2010, 14th Season

By jekire | Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 9:49am
Begins: September 1, 2010

Curated by Microcinema International and Bill Plympton

Presented by Panasonic Broadcast

Independent Exposure is seeking narrative, artistic, humorous, dramatic, animation, documentary, experimental, alternative, avant-garde, ambient, music videos, and underground works of all genres, formats, and styles. 

Prizes include Panasonic AG-HSC1U 1/4" 3-CCD High Definition Video Camera and Selected works from the Catalog.

  Since 2005, Independent Exposure has teamed up with a partner to curate the screening programs and select prize winners and a "best-of" selection. Recent partners include Addictive TV, Hal Hartley, and Asthmatic Kitty Records. This year we are pleased to partner with Academy Award-Nominated Animator Bill Plympton.

Animation Events

Best of Animation Block Party at the New Beverly Cinema!

Begins: February 18, 2010

Animation Block Party, NYC's premiere animation festival, will also be making it's first California appearance at the New Beverly Cinema on February 18th with two exclusive "best of ABP" screenings at 7:30 and 10:00pm.

Film highlights from February 18th include 2008 ABP Audience Award winner, "I Live In The Woods" from Max Winston, 2009 ABP Audience Award, "Chicken Cowboy" from Stephen Neary, 2009 Experimental Film winner, "Singles" from Rebecca Sugar and 2009 Documentary Short favorite, "Southern Exposure" from Susan Chien.

Chicago Events

Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo 2010

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, January 16, 2010 at 10:00am
Begins: April 16, 2010

Reed Exhibitions has announced the launch of Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2), which will take place April 16-18, 2010 at McCormick Place in downtown Chicago.

Cartoons Events

Cartoons on the Bay 2010

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, January 15, 2010 at 10:00am
Begins: April 15, 2010

Cartoons on the Bay and the Pulcinella Awards will take place in Rapallo, Santa Margherita Ligure and Portofino from April 15-18, 2010. New aspects of the festival include a new cross-media and interactive animation categories and a free branded new business area to strengthen meetings among all the delegates.

Festival Events

PLASTIC PAPER: Winnipeg's Festival of Animated, Illustrated + Puppet Film

By kier_la | Thursday, January 14, 2010 at 7:37pm
Begins: May 5, 2010

PLASTIC PAPER is an international festival of animated, illustrated and puppet film that takes place May 5-8, 2010 at the Park Theatre in Winnipeg, Canada. The festival is one component of the year-round organizational activities of the Big Smash! Film Collective.

Short Events

Kansas City FilmFest 2010

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, January 14, 2010 at 10:00am
Begins: April 14, 2010

All filmmakers, anywhere, are invited to submit your short or feature film -- drama, comedy, documentary, animation or experimental work. It must have been completed since January 1, 2008. EARLY DEADLINE DATE: August 15, 2009 (Other deadlines: 10/1/2009, 11/15/2009. and 12/01/2009) ENTRY FEES: Vary by short or feature and increase with each new deadline date


CHS Otaku Fest 2010

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, January 5, 2010 at 8:30pm
Begins: April 24, 2010

CHS Otaku Fest is a one day anime convention held at Centennial High School (4300 Centennial Lane) in Ellicott City, Maryland. Its designed to be a gathering ,celebration and promotion (for fans, by fans) of all thing related to Japanese animation, manga, and East Asian culture. The event will go from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on April 24, 2010. Activities will include a dealer's room, discussion panels, anime screenings, artist's alley, video game tournament, an AMV contest, a masquerade and much more. For more information visit

Festival Events

Flickerfest 2010

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, January 5, 2010 at 8:29pm
Begins: January 8, 2010

Renowned as Sydney¹s first beachside cinema, Flickerfest kicks off the summer cinema season outdoors under the stars at Bondi Beach, screening the best short films from Australia and the world in a unique and relaxed summer environment. After our Sydney festival Flickerfest tours to 23 venues around Australia. Our Academy ® accredited short film competition and special showcases celebrate the latest in cutting edge shorts from around the world. Welcome to our world of shorts!

Animation Events

Savannah International Animation Festival 2010

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, January 5, 2010 at 8:23pm
Begins: February 5, 2010

Hal Miles Imagimation Studios, LLC will sponsor the first ever Savannah International Animation Festival on February 5th and 6th, 2010.  It will be held at the Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm Street, Savannah, GA  31401.  We had 143 entries from 18 countries in the following categories:  Stop Motion Animation, Computer Animation, Traditional Animation, Experimental Animation, Web Animation, Gaming Animation, Visual Effects, and Student Animated Film.