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Film Events

The DIY Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, February 4, 2003 at 11:00am
Begins: February 4, 2003

The DIY Film Festival honors the top independent films in drama, comedy, animation, documenataries and best screenplays. Held Feb. 4-8, 2003 in Hollywood,Ca., the DIY Film festival is part of the 2003 DIY Convention in Los Angeles, a trade show featuring panels, exhibits and workshops on independent film, music and books.

Festival Events


By Guest (not verified) | Monday, February 3, 2003 at 11:00am
Begins: February 3, 2003

Imagina 2003, the International Festival for Digital Images, takes place at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco from February 3-6, 2003. Imagina hosts a festival, the Industry and Innovation Village -- presenting the latest technological advantages, and a conference cycle providing a platform for exchanges between the various communities involved in digital imaging.


Univers D'Enfants

By Guest (not verified) | Sunday, January 19, 2003 at 11:00am
Begins: January 19, 2003

For forty years, the Univers d'Enfants professional Toy Fair has been organized in Paris by the SIJ, Children's General Public and Trade Shows. It takes place January 19-23, 2003. For more information, visit the Website.


Latin American Screens

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

Latin American Screens - The latin american television Market- is the only commercial platform in the region that fosters and encourages the encounter of Latin American audiovisual sector with broadcasters producers and distributors from all around the world. To register visit

Music Events

The DIY Convention

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

The DIY Convention: Do It Yourself in Film, Music & Books is a one-day event on creating, promoting and distributing independent film, music and books. The event features panels, workshops and exhibits on various aspects of bringing your creative vision to a larger audience. The New York City event is the Saturday programming at the CMJ Music Marathon, now in its 22nd year, and features the DIY Book Festival Awards, honoring the top independent authors and publishers in various categories, including comics.


IPEX - Independent Publishing Experience

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

IPEX will be held on-campus at UCLA in the Ackerman Grand Ballroom on Saturday, October 26th, 2002 from 10am to 7pm. Admission is free with a UCLA student ID and $2 genereal admission. UCLA parking is $7. For list of special guests and detailed information, visit website.


DISCOP Formats Market China 2002

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, October 25, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: October 25, 2002

A one-on-one meetings based market dedicated to the funding, licensing, production and sponsorship of TV Formats in China.

This market focuses on the 30 most active Chinese TV Stations looking for TV Formats in a country where television operators aggressively compete for an estimated $3 billion US to be spent in 2003 by advertisers on TV in China.

Mipcom Events


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

MIPCOM Jr. is the youth and childrens programming presentation of MIPCOM. This year, MIPJr will take place in the Palais de Festival featuring two full days of program presentations and conferences. Open to all delegates, the MIPCOM Junior conference program is composed of two sessions. Branding and audience-building opportunities with new children and youth interactive formats are explored in the first, while


Conifur Northwest 2002

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, October 4, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: October 4, 2002

Conifur Northwest is a convention for fans and creators of anthropomorphic comics, books, movies, and related media. Conifur strives to be a relaxing convention that's fun for all members. Through our programming and special events we hope to provide an entertaining, informative, and inspirational weekend for fans and creators alike. Each year Conifur picks one special individual from the many creative persons working in the genre to be our guest of honor.

Films Events

International Film Market

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

The International Film Market is open to every filmmaker with a focus on films which, due to their country of origin, genre, language, topic or style, tend to be overshadowed at the major film markets in the world, yet they represent relevant cultural, scientific and artistic values. The organizers would like to establish a forum for films that have less possibility to meet the buyers of major distributors and TV companies: for scientific and educational films, documentaries, experimental productions and authentic animated films.

Work Events

San Juan Animation Festival

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

he San Juan Animation Festival invites all animators from around the world to submit an example of their work to largest event of its kind in the Caribbean. This is a non-competitive event which offers the opportunity to all animators to show their work to media professionals, production companies, advertising agencies, television networks and movie producers from the Latin American Market that will be attending the four day event.


1st Annual Renderosity Conference

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, August 29, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: August 29, 2002

Renderosity, the world's largest online community for 2D and 3D digital artists, is hosting their first Digital Art Conference to run concurrently with Dragon*Con 2002 ( The conference will take place August 29th through September 2nd at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis in the Amsterdam, Copenhagen and Stockholm rooms near the Dragon*Con Art Show. Membership to the Renderosity Conference is FREE with a Dragon*Con membership with the exception of Special Workshops available for an additional fee.

Animation Events

Shanghai Animation and Cartoon Fair 2002

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, August 22, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: August 22, 2002

Shanghai Animation and Cartoon Fair 2002 (SACF) is an annaual exhibition in Shanghai, China. The Fair has the most abundant animation and cartoon resources in China. It is important event for the Chinese animation and cartoon industries. Visitors can learn the trends of animation technology, how to deal with copyright transactions and it is also a festival for the fans.This event attracts more than 100,000 visitors every year.

Interactive Events


By Guest (not verified) | Sunday, July 21, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: July 21, 2002

For over 25 years, the annual SIGGRAPH conference has celebrated the achievements of artists, scientists, programmers, and interactive designers. The Computer Animation Festival is the most prestigious event of its kind. It is an internationally recognized and highly anticipated showcase that documents significant advances in technology, interactive techniques, and


2002 Screen Cartoonists' Golf Classic

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, June 29, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: June 29, 2002

WHEN:Saturday, June 29, 2002 First tee time: 10:30 am on 1st and 10th holes

WHERE: Elkins Ranch Golf Course, in Fillmore, California North on I-5 to the 126 highway. West on 126 toward Ventura for about 20 Miles. At 3rd traffic signal, turn left on A Street (Hwy. 23) for 1 1/2 miles to Entrance to course. (805) 524-1440

LUNCH:BBQ, immediately after, in the patio area overlooking the 18th green.



Festival Events

MOCCA Art Festival

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

Do you love comic and cartoon art? Do you love New York City? Do you love June?Then what could be better than spending a lovely June day in New York City hanging out with other people who love comic and cartoon art and the people that create the art?Make your plans now for the MOCCA Art Festival!

Sunday, June 23, 2002 -- 10 am until 6 pm.

Puck Building, 293 Lafayette Street, New York City.

Admission is $5 and all entry proceeds will benefit:MUSEUM OF COMIC AND CARTOON ART

Licensing Events


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

L!CENSING 2002 is the 22nd 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: Greg Battersby, partner at


Words into Pictures

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

An event for writers and all who care about what writers do and how they do it. Over 175 panelists and speakers, including dozens of Academy and Emmy honored screenwriters and television writers, plus A-list directors, agents, producers and studio executives will gather at the Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City June 7 - 9 for three days of panel discussions, case studies, parties, a major screening, book signings, tips and tactics, networking - and lots of FUN.

Education Events

World Education Market

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, May 21, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: May 21, 2002

The World Education Market (WEM) is dedicated to the business of education, training and lifelong learning, showcasing educational resources for all levels and ages of learners, for the classroom, the workplace or the home, and available on a full range of technologies.

A global education arena, WEM brings together the leaders, decision makers and top executives from the public and private sectors


E3 Expo

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, May 21, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: May 21, 2002

After seven successful years, E3 is acknowledged as the must-attend, must-exhibit event for everyone who matters in interactive entertainment. Over 62,000 of the world's most influential retailers, distributors, developers, investors and media gather here for three days of intensive deal-making. There's nothing else like it in the world. The most products, the biggest crowd, the


ConFurence 2002: "Furry Noir"

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

ConFurence is The premiere Anthropomorphic Fandom Convention and Exhibition. ConFurence 2002 marks our 14th convnetion, with this year's theme being "Furry Noir", paying homage to the Film-noir genre with animal characatures. Our convention will be April 26 through Aptil 28, 2002 at the Hilton Burbank Airport and Convention Center in Burbank, California. Exhibit Space is still available for only $45 per table (Not including convention membership or $5 per day City of Burbank business License). Memberships will be $45 per person at the door for attending all three days of the event.



By Guest (not verified) | Monday, April 15, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: April 15, 2002

MIP TV is the world's premier international television program market. The five-day TV industry trade show and conference program will focus on the international television industry. The event gives buyers, sellers and programmers a chance to meet and make deals. The conference includes a vast array of panels and round-table discussions with some of the world's top professionals. Each year the event attracts over 10,000 professionals from around the world.