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NATPE 2001

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, January 22, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: January 22, 2001

NATPE is one of the world's foremost media content exhibitions and conferences. The events give a forum for people in the media industry to buy, sell, develop, finance, advertise, promote, market or license their products to a global audience. Over 18,000 industry executives visit NATPE each year. Each year the conference conducts special events on the exhibition floor. "Coffee With" is an informal chat with a hot industry insider. 2001's Chairman's Award will be given to Jerry Seinfeld. The event offers seminars, discussions and pitching sessions for up-and-comers.

Show Events

Bangkok Entertainment Show

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, December 8, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: December 8, 2000

The Bangkok Entertainment Show is a chance for the ever-growing Thai entertainment industry to showcase their work. The event is a chance for professionals from around the world to meet filmmakers and producers from Thailand. The show will hold seminars, exhibits, student art contests and screenings.

Education Events

Interactive TV & Online Learning Conference

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, December 5, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: December 5, 2000

The Interactive TV & Online Learning Conference gives the education field and technology sector an opportunity to share ideas and new developments in the world of interactive learning. The conference's key areas of focus will be: strategic issues; the role of agencies in advertising the education industry; the different digital TV platforms available; market reactions; the effects of new distribution channels; integration enhanced TV and Web learning; and the role of video in distance education.

Entertainment Events

Cinemagic 2000

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, November 30, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: November 30, 2000

Cinemagic 2000, Northern Ireland's International Film Festival for Young People, is an international conference and fair exploring the nature of entertainment and education for young people in the digital age. Roy E. Disney, vice chairman of the Disney Corp., Myra Langdon Riesman, pioneer of original broadband Internet programming, and Chris Deering, President of Sony Computer Entertainment, Europe, head the list of speakers.

Film Events

IFP/Midwest Conference and Flyover Zone Short Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, November 17, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: November 17, 2000

The Independent Film Project/Midwest is holding their ninth annual conference to highlight independent filmmaking in the Midwest region of the United States. On Saturday, the conference will hold E-Cinema Expo, which will be devoted to DV, HD and Internet-based filmmaking. On Saturday evening, The Flyover Zone Film Festival will showcase short subjects created by IFP/Midwest members or in the "Flyover Zone" (i.e. the Midwest). During the festival, the IFP/Midwest will announce the recipient of this year's Independent Production Fund grant.


Virtual Reality Conference

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, November 16, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: November 16, 2000

The Virtual Reality Conference is geared to bring to light the advantages of virtual reality to a mass market. The conference will focus on the following: what are the uses of virtual reality?; what virtual reality products are currently being manufactured?; what are the key software and design issues within virtual reality?; how is virtual reality being deployed on the Internet?; what opportunities will digital TV offer deployment of virtual environments?; and what are the latest developments in virtual reality research?


4th Annual Collectibles Business And Gift Executive Conference

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, November 8, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: November 8, 2000

The 4th Annual Collectibles Business and Gift Executive Conference is a place for executives in the gifts and collectibles market to learn about the newest trends in the industry. The event will feature industry speakers and sales strategy workshops.


eMediatainmentWorld Conference and Exchange

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, November 6, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: November 6, 2000

The eMediatainmentWorld Conference and Exchange is a conference and market dedicated to media and entertainment on the Internet. This year's keynote speakers will be Richard J. Bressler, chairman and CEO of Time Warner Digital Media and Tom Rogers, chairman and CEO of PRIMEDIA Inc. The exchange floor will provide business professionals the chance to make deals and contacts. The event will feature panels and forums on various industry issues.


National Foundation for Ectodermal Dysplasias Animation Art Auction

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, October 28, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: October 28, 2000

An animation art auction will be held to benefit the National Foundation for Ectodermal Dysplasias. The art was donated from the private collections of animators. Memorabilia from movie openings and personal awards have also been donated. Selections are from MULAN, HERCULES, SNOW WHITE, POCAHONTAS, TOY STORY, NICKELODEON, RUGRATS, FANTASIA/2000, DINOSAUR and more. The silent auction will be held as Klasky Csupo Studios near Sunset Blvd and Vine Streets. A catalog of the items will be available in early September and bids can be placed via phone, fax or mail.

Cartoon Events

Cartoon Masters Angoulême

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, October 26, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: October 26, 2000

The European Union's Cartoon is holding the second Cartoon Masters event of 2000. The conference will discuss the question: animation, video games, Internet -- which tools for which markets? Organized by Mangelis and Cartoon, the forum will try to provide information on the new tools and methods that are shaping the contours of the imaging industries and to provide a group reflection area for professionals on concrete conditions for using innovative technologies.

Digital Events

Digital Media Innovations Conference

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, October 26, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: October 26, 2000

The Digital Media Innovations Conference has a full program dedicated to animation, 3D visualization and multimedia and telecommunications convergence. In animation, the conference will feature seminars on digital technologies, 3D animation software developments, cutting edge of digital visual effects, CG 4 kids' programming, tools for animating the Web, storytelling for the digital age and future opportunities in new media.

Animation Events

Nan Desu Kan Japanese Animation Convention

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, October 13, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: October 13, 2000

The Nan Desu Kan Japanese Animation Convention celebrates the art of anime. The festival's guest will be Hiroki Hayashi, animation director at AIC in Japan and creator of the series TENCHI MUYO! Nan Desu Kan will also feature Japanese and American voice-over artists, three 24-hour video rooms, video gaming rooms, an art and model show, an art seminar, guest panels and cultural seminars on Japanese language, music, culture and clothing. The event is expecting approximately 1,500 people this year.

Mipcom Events


By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, September 30, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: September 30, 2000

MIPCOM: International Film and Programme Market for TV, Video, Cable and Satellite is one of the world's largest and most prestigious television markets. MIPCOM gives companies from around the world an opportunity to complete program sales, deals, new contacts and joint ventures. From September 30 - October 1, MIPCOM Junior will focus on the growing world of children's programming. Starting October 2, MIPCOM brings together over 10,000 producers, distributors, broadcasters, Webcasters, worldwide cable and satellite operators, buyers, co-producers and investors.

Cartoon Events

Cartoon Forum

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, September 21, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: September 21, 2000

Cartoon Forum is the annual European animation co-financing event, organized by Cartoon, the European animation union. The organizers have chosen 79 projects eligible for funding consideration. The selected entries can be viewed at Cartoon's Web site The annual Cartoon d'Or prize will be given during the closing session. The five candidates are: BZZ by Benoit Feroumont, Belgium; PONPON by Fabien Drouet, France; PASSPORT by Siri Melchior, U.K.; THE SUSPECT by Jose Miguel Ribeiro, Portugal; and THE MAN WITH THE BEAUTIFUL EYES by Jonathan Hodgson, U.K.

Comics Events

Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Auction Extravaganza

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, August 5, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: August 5, 2000

Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Auction Extravaganza will feature original comics artwork, signed prints and comics, rare collectibles, toys and much more. The auction begins in July on eBay and climaxes at Wizard World. The CBLDF Auction Extravaganza is orchestrated by CHAOS! COMICS publishers Brian and Francisca Pulido, and sponsored by eBay and WIZARD. Many comics creators and publishers have donated work from the likes of Neil Gaiman, Frank Miller, Adrian Tomine, Judd Winick, Steve Lieber and Billy Tucci.

Animation Events

The 3rd Annual Disney Institute Animation Event

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, July 25, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: July 25, 2000

The 3rd Annual Disney Institute Animation Event will give animation fans a chance to participate in the creation of a short animated film. For the first time an original score has been commissioned for the event. Hosting the event will be John Culhane, an acclaimed animation scholar and the inspiration for the "Mr. Snoops" character in THE RESCUERS. Guests will stay 6 days and 5 nights in a bungalow at the Disney Institute. Animation workshops and team animation sessions will guide participants through the animation process from story to soundtrack.


SIGGRAPH 2000 Conference & Exhibition

By Guest (not verified) | Sunday, July 23, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: July 23, 2000

SIGGRAPH 2000 is the foremost conference and expo on computer graphics. This year's event will feature an art gallery of some of the best digital work being created in the world. The event gives students, educators and artists a chance to communicate with the international computer graphics industry. The computer animation festival has the following categories: entertainment, visualization, education, art, non-narrative and experimental. The expo will feature in-depth labs, programs, seminars, forums, workshops and discussion on the industry of visual effects.

International Events

Indonesian International Telecommunications, Media & Information Technology Conference and Expo 2000

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, June 28, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: June 28, 2000

IITELMIT 2000 is a conference created to highlight the opportunities for businesses from around the globe in Indonesia. The Ministry of Communications, Ministry of Industry and Trade and Ministry of Investment and State Enterprise Development of the Republic of Indonesia will take part in the organization of the event. The expo gives an opportunity for international businesses to showcase their products in front of an Indonesian audience. The conference sessions will focus on defining objectives, examining opportunities, applying technologies and proposing solutions to business problems.

Entertainment Events

Showbiz Expo and Conference

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, June 23, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: June 23, 2000

In its 17th year, the Showbiz Expo and Conference is a major spot for companies to showcase their production products and discuss the future of the entertainment industry. Among this year's seminars will be "Digital Hollywood: Bringing Entertainment Project Management into the New Millennium." The event will be hosted by Creative Planet and feature a look at how new technology will transform the efficiency of entertainment production. Another seminar of interest is "Storyboards For People Who Can't Draw." The discussion will be lead by James O. Fraioli, the author of STORYBOARDING 101.

Years Events

L!censing 2000

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, June 13, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: June 13, 2000

The 20th annual trade show is dedicated to the multi-billion dollar worldwide business of consumer product licensing, marketing, and merchandising. Last year's event had more than 16,000 in attendance. With more than 35 companies outside the U.S., the exhibition is truly an international event.

Animations Events

The Inspired Art Fair

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, November 30, 1999 at 11:00am
Begins: November 30, 1999

Inspired Art Fair is the only U.K. annual art fair showcasing up to 70 independent undiscovered artists held at Old Truman Brewery, 91, Brick Lane, London E1,16th - 21st Nov. The launch in Oct. 2003 gave 49 international sculptors, drawers, painters, photographers and digital artists of exceptional quality the opportunity to show and sell their work to thousands of visitors and international galleries.