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Animation Events

Capilano College Grad Show - 2D & 3D

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, April 27, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: April 27, 2002

The Capilano College Animation Grad Show is an annual exhibit of student work from the two year, Commercial Animation program (classical)and the eight month, Digital Animation program (3D). Both professional level programs focus on character animation and design. Students and faculty will be in attendance and the winners of Capilano College's four studio-sponsored scholarships (Atomic, Nelvana, Studio B and Bardel) will be announced.


dhima Student Presentation and Open House

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, April 26, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: April 26, 2002

DH Institute of Media Arts (dhima) will be hosting a student presentation and party for those students who have completed studies in Web communication design, digital video production, computer animation and visual effects for 2002. The event will be on Friday April 26, 2002 from 7-11pm. There will be student work displayed, a social hour and an open bar with hor's d'oevres. The social hour will allow you to get to know the staff and students of dhima.

Television Events

45th San Francisco International Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, April 18, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: April 18, 2002

Since 1957 the San Francisco International Film Festival has presented the best in world cinema. Submissions are open tonarrative features, documentaries, shorts, animation, experimentaland television productions on film, video and digital media. The four divisions include: Filmand Video, for independently produced documentaries, shortnarratives, shorts for children and animation; Television, forcurrent commercial, noncommercial and cable television production;New Visions, for experimental works that challenge the language of

Film Events

14th Annual Filmfest Dresden: International Festival for Animation and Short Films

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, April 16, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: April 16, 2002

Filmfest Dresden is an independent film festival with international and national competition categories as well as supporting events. It began a year before the opening of the Berlin Wall. Due to its screening of rarely shown films, it has developed over the years into an internationally recognized short film festival, especially in the field of animation.

Media Events

Taos Talking Picture Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, April 11, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: April 11, 2002

Established as an artists' colony more than a century ago, Taos is known for it's eclectic mixture of cultures, traditions & philosophies. It is in this light that festival organizers program over 150 new indie films & videos, incl. features, documentaries, animation, videos & shorts during its four-day event. Highlights include: Tributes; Latino & Native American programs, as well as comprehensive Media Literacy Forum w/ panel discussions, workshops & demonstrations focusing on the state of media. Entries should have been completed within 18 months of fest & should be New Mexico premieres.

Film Events

Kansas City Filmmakers Jubilee

By Guest (not verified) | Sunday, April 7, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: April 7, 2002

The Kansas City Filmmakers Jubilee announces its call for entries forJubilee 2002 - US/International Short Film Division

Anyone of any age is welcome to enter any of the following subdivisions. Allentries must be 30 minutes or under. Work may originate in any film, video ordigital medium unless otherwise noted. You may enter a single work inmultiple divisions with separate entry forms and screener tapes (VHS NTSC).

- Open: Narrative, experimental, animation, documentary genres.

Festival Events

West Coast Student Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, April 5, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: April 5, 2002

The West Coast Student Film Festival invites all college, university and graduate student filmmakers around the globe to submit original work into the competition. There is no entry fee. Categories for entry are: Animation, Fiction and Non Fiction. This year's theme is "Overcoming Obstacles." Entries may be shot on any format but must be submitted in 1/2 inch VHS format. The festival will be featuring several winning films from each category, as well as top films in areas of cinematography, editing (sound/visuals), directing, acting, screenplay and soundtrack.

Festival Events

35th Annual WorldFest-Houston International Film/Video Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, April 5, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: April 5, 2002

The 35th Annual WorldFest is one of the oldest film & video festivals in America and the world. WorldFest gave first honors to Spielberg, Lucas, David Lynch, Randall Kleiser, Oliver Stone, Ridley Scott, The Coen Brothers, Ang Lee, Michael Cimino and hundreds of others. WorldFest offers more than $25,000 in cash and equipment awards, including the $2500 Kodak Raw Stock Award. There are 6 production seminars presented by top industry talents, such as cinematographers Vilmos Szigmund and Laszlo Kovacs,special effects director Richard Edlund, and director Robert Wise.


Cascade SIGGraph Chapter Meeting

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, April 2, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: April 2, 2002

Tuesday, April 2, 2002 6:30 - 9:00 pm The Art Institute of Portland 2000 SW Fifth Avenue, Room 207 6:30 - 7:30 Demo Reels & Networking Anyone who attends is invited to bring demo reels or portfolios and share them with the group. You are highly encouraged to bring your work! This is also a great time to meet others in the industry, make contacts, and find out what's happening in the graphics world outside of your office cubicle. Food & beverages will be provided.

7:30 - 8:30 Guest Presentation and Q & A

Time Events

Live Chat with Victor Navone

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, March 13, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: March 13, 2002

We have organized another great Live Chat at

Our new guest is Victor Navone, popular computer animator and artist. His animation, "Alien Song", got the attention of Pixar Animation Studios, where he is now employed as an animator. His most recent work can be found in "Monsters, Inc.", Pixar's new feature film.

For more information on Victor Navone visit his website at

The chat is held on Tuesday March 19th, 2002 . (Pick your Time Zone) 7:00 PM Pacific Standard Time 10:00 PM Eastern Standard Time

Film Events

SXSW Film, Interactive and Music Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, March 8, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: March 8, 2002

Unique in concept, renowned for execution and treasured by participants, SXSW is an essential event for understanding tomorrow's entertainment industry today.

SXSW Film Festival and Conference,

now nine years old, will present a festival schedule over nine nights largely devoted to independent productions as well as

Festival Events

DC Independent Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, March 6, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: March 6, 2002

The DC Independent Film Festival (DCIFF) and Market works to fuse the production community by hosting filmmakers, distributors and sponsors and others from the film and telecommunication community in a yearly festival for the categories of features, documentaries and shorts. Hosted in Washington, DC, the DC Independent Film Festival & Market is an opportunity for local and national filmmakers to showcase their work.

Film Events

Tampere Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, March 5, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: March 5, 2002

Tampere International Short Film Festival offers the best short films from the past two years in International Competition and the best of Finnish short films in Finnish Competition. Fiction, documentary and animation are accepted. Besides the competition screenings and around 70 special screenings Tampere Film Festival organizes film market, seminars, exhibitions and discussions for filmmakers and other professionals at film industry.

Film Events

Durango Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, March 1, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: March 1, 2002

The Durango Film Festival, after its successful 2001 premiere, is in the works for 2002. This juried 10-day festival will present independent feature films, documentaries, animated films, shorts, experimental, and new media works. In addition, the festival will offer educational salons, VIP panels, filmmaker discussions and host a variety of parties and receptions. On Saturday, March 9, 2002, the winners of the Golden Quakie Awards will be announced. Award-winning films will receive encore screenings on Sunday to close the festival.

Animation Events

Women in Animation - San Francisco Chapter - General Meeting

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, February 28, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: February 28, 2002

February 28, 2002, 7:00pm, San Francisco, California. Women in Animation, SF Chapter, presents Victoria Livingstone's short film, "Window".

RSVP's appreciated to Shellie Fletcher at

Meeting hosted by the Academy of Art College at 79 New Montgomery, SF, Auditorium.

Be a Part of the Revivial!

Film Events

Corky Quakenbush Showcase

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, February 27, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: February 27, 2002

A showcase of work by filmmaker Corky Quakenbush (Space Bass Films) will be presented at this year's U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen Colorado (February 27- March 3, 2002). The program will consist of recently completed short stop-motion parodies such as "Bi-tanic" "Dirty River Dancing", "Castaway: A Woody Allen Film," and "Hannibal, You've Got Meal", as well as more well-known Quakenbush "classics" such as "Clops," "The Reinfather," and "Davey and Son of Goliath". Hailed for his dozens of stop-motion parodies which appeared on Fox's MAD TV,

Awards Events

Australian Effects & Animation Festival 2002

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, February 26, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: February 26, 2002

The Australian Effects & Animation Festival 2002 is a unique opportunity for Australians to learn the creative and technical secrets behind some of the biggest VFX/animation projects from Hollywood and around the world. It provides an exclusive access pass to the leading personalities in the global VFX and animation community.


Leading industry figures from Australia, New Zealand, the US and the U.K provide the lowdown on projects such as Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Ice Age, Band of Brothers, Moulin Rouge & more ....

Films Events


By Guest (not verified) | Sunday, February 24, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: February 24, 2002

Tropfest aims to support emerging filmmakers and gives them the opportunity to showcase their work to a broad audience in a festive environment. Tropfest also enourages production - films entered must include the Tropfest Signature Item (TSI) to show that the film was specifically made for Tropfest.Sixteen films in total are chosen for screening at Tropfest and prizes are announced in the lead up to the event.

Festival Events

York Independent Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, February 23, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: February 23, 2002

Call for Films!York Independent Film Festival is an annual competitive festival held in York, England.The 2002 festival will be held at the University of York on 23rd and 24th of February, and entries are now being accepted.Deadline for entries is January 12th 2002, and entry is FREE. Awards are to be given in the following categories:Best Animation, Best Documentary, Best Feature, Best Short, Best in Festival.