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Events: Trade Shows

Effects Events

VEAF: Vancouver Effects & Animation Festival - Digital Media Trade Show

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

The Vancouver Effects and Animation Festival (VEAF) showcases all types of effects work and animation from realistic water effects to traditional cel animation work. The event will feature guest speakers, panels and awards. Some of the categories for the festival competition are: Commercials (animated), Commercials (effects), Feature Film (animated), Feature Film (effects), Music Videos (animated), Music Videos (effect), Short Films, Titles, Idents, PSAs and Stings, Simulations, Education and Training Videos, Student Work, CD-Roms and Websites.

Game Events

Game Developers Conference

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, March 19, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: March 19, 2002

For over a decade, the Game Developers Conference (GDC) has been the independent and unbiased forum where game development professionals from around the world gather to share ideas and build the skills essential to creating the next generation of interactive entertainment. The most innovative companies in the industry demonstrate the future of hardware, software and services. Industry luminaries lead more than 300 lectures, tutorials, panels and roundtables covering all aspects of game development for all platforms and all genres.

Festival Events


By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, February 12, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: February 12, 2002

To celebrate its 21st anniversary, Imagina, the International Festival for Digital Images, innovates. The Monte-Carlo Television Festival aims to highlight the importance of computer graphics in broadcast and content media. The competition will be judged by a panel of internationally renowned experts who have, themselves, brought innovation to the Festival in previous years. The awards ceremony and the exhibition will be an excellent promotional opportunity for the films that are screened.

Animation Events

Toy Manufacturers of America International Toy Fair

By Guest (not verified) | Sunday, February 10, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: February 10, 2002

The 99th Annual American International Toy Fair is one of the premiere events in the U.S. for the toy and collectible industry. Each year the major product producers unveil their line of new toys for the upcoming year. This event is a hotbed for the animation community due to the powerful presence of marketing in animation.

Animation Events

Local 839

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, December 7, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: December 7, 2001

The animation community is invited to Local 839's Open House Holiday Party, Friday, December 7 from 6 pm to midnight.

Beverly Garland Holiday Inn Grand Ballroom, 4222 Vineland in North Hollywood (just south of the 101).

Free hors d'oeuvres and no-host bar; open to the entire animation community. No RSVP necessary; call Local 839 at (818) 766-7151 for details.


MIP Asia, International Film Program Market

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, December 1, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: December 1, 2001

MIP Asia, the International Film Program Market for television, video, cable, satellite, licensing and merchandising, is the largest gathering of broadcast professionals in Asia Pacific. MIP Asia offers real opportunities to sell and co-produce in an expanding market.


BroadCast WorldWide (BCWW) 2001 Market and Conference

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, November 14, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: November 14, 2001

The BroadCast WorldWide (BCWW) 2001 Market and Conference is an opportunity for the world to witness the expanding media market in Korea and all throughout Asia. The projected numbers for the event are 600 participating companies and over 10,000 visitors. BroadCast WorldWide Net Co., Ltd. is a company created by a consortium of the leading companies in Korea to empower the Asian media industry to buy and sell TV programs and films effectively by providing an online and offline marketplace.

Media Events

Digital Media World Asia 2001

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, October 24, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: October 24, 2001

Digital Media World Asia is the annual meeting point for Asia's new media professionals. Three conferences will be featuring international keynotes and Asian industry leaders, and bringing together all those who are serious about developing their new media business in Asia.


Pocket PC Summit 2001

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, October 10, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: October 10, 2001

Pocket PC Summit 2001

Where is the handheld and wireless world headed? What strategies, applications, and services will help your business thrive in the future? MultiMeteor, Inc. brings together industry leaders who will discuss these topics and mover at Pocket PC Summit, the first conference and trade show dedicated to the Pocket PC and one of the most significant conferences in wireless industry history.

From now until the Pocket PC Summit, the pre-registration price of $695 will be extended permanently (US $300 savings)

Screen Events

Giant Screen Theater Association 2001 Conference & Trade Show

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, September 20, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: September 20, 2001

The six-day conference will debut the results of the GSTA recently released Economic Impact Study, a comprehensive examination of the quantitative and qualitative factors that affect how large format films are produced, distributed and exhibited. The conference will also feature up to 12 new giant screen films and 4 short films and will introduce a nightly "wrap party" for attendees to network and expound on the events of the day.

Technology Events

EdgeTech: Emerging Technologies Showcase

By Guest (not verified) | Sunday, August 19, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: August 19, 2001

The Consumer Electronics Association (C.E.A.) and JEDEC issued a call for speakers for their new conference, EdgeTech: Emerging Technologies Showcase, featuring the latest semiconductor and consumer technology. EdgeTech will consist of three tracks, the first educating attendees on how to build the technology, the second explaining how to produce and sell the technology, and the final track showcasing technology in the marketplace. Companies can also display new technologies recently available on the market in five-minute demonstrations.

Artists Events


By Guest (not verified) | Sunday, August 12, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: August 12, 2001

SIGGRAPH is the foremost conference and exhibition of visual effects and interactive technology. The event offers scientific papers, panels, courses, educational programs and informal presentations from researchers, artists, animators and engineers. The exhibition presents all the software, hardware and services that are hot in the computer graphics field. The computer animation festival highlights the year's best films and video artists.


Alias|Wavefront Siggraph User Group Meeting at SIGGRAPH 2001

By Guest (not verified) | Sunday, August 12, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: August 12, 2001

The AWGUA Freak Show will take place at the Orpheum Theatre, 842 South Broadway, Los Angeles, on Monday, 9:30 am - 6:00 pm. The Fun House party will begin at 7:00 pm. The AWGUA conference seminars will be held at the Westin Bonaventure, 404 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, Monday through Wednesday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Featured speakers include: Duncan Brinsmead and Jos Stam, Alias|Wavefront, presenting the "Two-Headed Genius" and other acts of scientific research; and Square Pictures, highlighting their first film, "Final Fantasy: the Spirits Within."


They Shoot Animators, Don

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, August 10, 2001 at 11:00am

Chrysalis TV London presents: They Shoot Animators, Don't They? a marathon animation game where a group of six animators compete against each other to create a 1-3 minute animated film in a sleepless 72 hours. All the animations will be featured on the Channel 4 TV Website where viewers will be able to vote for their favorite. The winning animator will be awarded a top holiday and cash prize.

Animation Events

The World Animation Celebration

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, August 7, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: August 7, 2001

The 8th World Animation Celebration (WAC) will present awards to the best new animated works from around the world. Events include; The World Animation screenings; The World Animation competition; The Animation Hall of Fame ceremony; six one-day animation business conferences; four days of animation seminars and classes; two days of animation career planning sessions; The World Animation Marketplace and Recruitment Expo; The Battle of the Animation Studios Synchronized Swimming Teams; networking parties and receptions; and a one-day animation educators conference.

Television Events

9th DISCOP -- Discounted TV Programs Market For Emerging Territories

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, June 28, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: June 28, 2001

DISCOP is a television market covering over 30 emerging television markets in Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, Central Asia and Caucasus. In conjunction with the market, DISCOP 2001 will present two new features: The WebTV East Exhibition, an exhibition of technological Web-based solutions that promote television brands and video content on-line; and the DISCOP Campus Sessions, a program of thematic sessions covering the production, marketing and promotion of television content in Central and Eastern Europe.


Jan Svankmajer Retrospective

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, June 15, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: June 15, 2001

Invoking the universes of Edgar Alan Poe, Lewis Carroll and the claustrophobia of Kafka, the work of Czech filmmaker Jan Svankmajer is bizarrely beautiful: a witty blend of the macabre, the grotesque and gothic horror! The series opens with the LA premiere of his newest film GREEDY GUTS (OSTESANEK, 2001). Svankmajer's features ALICE and PLEASURE CONSPIRATORS will screen along with several programs of his short films, plus the Brothers Quay's THE CABINET OF JAN SVANKMAJER (14 min.).

Licensing Events


By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, June 12, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: June 12, 2001

L!CENSING 2001 is the 21st annual trade show for the multi-billion dollar worldwide business of licensing, marketing and merchandising. The show is expected to showcase over 4,000 properties during the three-day event from some of the globe's leading companies. Moderators of the various panels will be: Nell Roney, VP of Nancy Bailey & Associates; Greg Battersby, partner at Grimes & Battersby, LLP; and Russ Brown, senior VP, consumer products for Marvel Entertainment. The event is sponsored by LIMA, the licensing industry's worldwide trade association.