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Boom Events

Toon Boom Storyboard Pro 4 Webinar

Begins: April 6, 2013

We get another special treat to host Toon Boom for a demo of their latest software for story artists, Toon Boom Storyboard Pro 4 Take an in-depth tour of Toon Boom Storyboard Pro 4, the artist’s tool of choice for creating storyboards digitally. Use Storyboard Pro’s latest version for Live Action, Gaming, and Animation projects, whether the project is 2D, 3D, or Mixed Media.

Animation Events

ANIMA2013 - VII Córdoba International Animation Festival

By elale_ | Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 6:52pm
Begins: October 10, 2013

ANIMA2013 will take place in the city of Córdoba, Argentina, from October 10th through 12th, 2013. This seventh edition of Argentina's most relevant animation festival will be dedicated to exploring the relationship between animation and the other arts.

Film Events

Kristiansand Int'l Children's Film Festival 2012

Begins: April 24, 2012

We are now accepting entries for our 15th edition, which will run from 24 - 28 April 2012. KICFF is looking for high quality shorts, long shorts, features and documentaries to be screened in our main section and numerous side bars of Norway's largest festival for films for children and youth. Read our guidelines below and fill in our online entry form.

Animation Events


Begins: November 15, 2011


November 15-19, 2011 / Tallinn, Estonia


Deadline for application: August 1, 2011.

AnimaCampus Tallinn is a brand new networking platform and training event for up-and-coming young filmmakers working in the field of animation. The five-day creative summit takes place in parallel with the Animation Film Festival Animated Dreams, the sub-festival of Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival. 

Events Events

LA ACM SIGGRAPH Presents: “Stereo 3D Essentials: Capture to Conversion” - February 8th

By DianaLee | Friday, January 28, 2011 at 11:23am
Begins: February 8, 2011

The Los Angeles Professional Chapter of ACM SIGGRAPH presents “Stereo 3D Essentials: Capture to Conversion”.   Four key subjects will be covered - stereo capture, stereo editing, stereo compositing, and stereo 3D conversion.  Featured speakers are: James Neihouse, IMAX stereographer and DP; Steve Wright, 20 year VFX veteran and master Nuke trainer; and Jonathan Karafin, Director of Production Operations for Digital Domain’s new stereography department in Florida.

Animation Events

UK / China Animation Forum

By Dan Sarto | Monday, November 8, 2010 at 11:40am
Begins: December 6, 2010

As part of an ongoing series of  initiatives joining UK and Chinese creative businesses – from a visit to Beijing and Shenzhen in May to hosting a Chinese Ministry of Commerce delegation last month in the UK – parameter is delighted to be producing:

Uk / China Animation Forum – 6 & 7th December, Beijing

China is now officially the second largest economy in the world and continues to grow, despite the global recession, at nearly 9% p.a.

Anime Events

Martial Arts Demo by Jedi Guardians

Begins: September 18, 2010

DC Anime Club Presents

 Martial Arts Demo by Jedi GuardiansDC Anime Club invites one and all to our Martial Arts Demo by thepremier lightsaber dueling group in the Washington

D.C., Maryland and Northern Virginia area the Jedi Guardians event on Saturday September 18, 2010 

2pm-5pm at the Martin Luther King, Jr Memorial Library 901 G St NW

Washington, DC 20001 in Room A5 on the A Level

of the Library.

The Martial Arts Demo will also feature a Cosplay (costume play)



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

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.

Animation Events

ANIMA'09 -- 5th Cordoba International Animation Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, October 8, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: October 8, 2009

ANIMA'09 will take place in the city of Cordoba, Argentina, from October 8 through 10, 2009. The festival is organized by the Centro Experimental de Animacion and the Secretaria de Extension Universitaria, National University of Cordoba.

This fifth edition of the ANIMA will be dedicated to exploring the concept of Identity Traits. Therefore, we open the following:


Ink Well Foundation Mixer

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, August 17, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: August 17, 2009

The Ink Well is a group of New York animators, illustrators, and cartoon artists who draw with children facing illness in hospitals and other health care centers.

The Ink Well is on the hunt for some new volunteers so this Monday the 17th we're headed for a little food, drinks and fun on the outdoor patio of The Mad Hatter. All artists with a professional background in the arts are welcome. We'll be on the outdoor patio, ask for The Ink Well party.

When: Monday, August 17th at The Mad Hatter at 8:30PM Where: 360 3rd Ave at the intersection of 26th Street

Time Events

Women In Animation Happy Hour

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, June 29, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: June 29, 2009

It's time for us to have some chatting and hanging out time at Lelabar on Monday, June 29th, from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

There will be a special Women In Animation happy hour price of $7 for wine. Everyone is welcome!

Please join us at Lelabar: 422 Hudson St. between Leroy & Morton ( RSVP to Lisa by noon on Friday, June 26th at


Otaku Fest

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, April 25, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: April 25, 2009

Website: Where: Centennial High School 4300 Centennial Lane Ellicott City, MD 21042 When: April 25th, 2009 9:30 am to 9:30 pm What: Otaku Fest has many events, among which include: 1. Panels and Workshops* 2. Anime Screenings 3. AMV contest 4. Masquerade 5. Dealer's Row* 6. Artist Alley 7. Otaku Quest (like a scavenger hunt, but more epic) 8. Video Game Room and Tournament 9. Crazy Otaku Challenges (i.e. Ramen Eating Contest)

Film Events

TrickCon Treat 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, October 3, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: October 3, 2008

TrickCon Treat 2008 presents a special screening of Marc Lougee's stop motion adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe's The Pit and the Pendulum!

Executive Produced by Ray Harryhausen, this short stop motion film captures the creepy, dark and foreboding tale of Edgar Allan Po's classic story of a lone prisoner's horrific experience in the grip of The Spanish Inquisition!

Be sure to join us October 3rd-5th at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Oklahoma City, 6200 N. Robinson Drive, OKC, OK, for a ghoulishly good time.


Horrorfind Weekend 10

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, August 15, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: August 15, 2008

Ray Harryhausen Presents; The PIT AND THE PENDULUM short film to screen at HORRORFIND WEEKEND 10, August 15-17, UMUC Marriott Inn & Conference Center, Adelphi, Maryland.

THE PIT AND THE PENDULUM screens as part of the Saturday INdy Screenings, AUgust 16, 10:15- 12:115 AM in the Convention Ampitheatre!

Tix, info and schedules can be found on the HORRORFIND WEEKEND website:


2008 RFID Forum

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, July 15, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: July 15, 2008

The 2008 RFID Forum is dedicated to the red hot radio frequency identification (RFID) technologies and the wide-spread and fast growing adoption of its enterprise applications by small, medium and large businesses alike. This value-packed RFID Forum will educate senior executives, IT managers, program managers and technical specialists on the future adoption and integration of RFID enterprise architecture, RFID applications and user-defined products.

Film Events

International Filmmaker Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, June 20, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: June 20, 2008

The Filmmaker International Film Festival is a global forum to network, discover future trends and achieve commercial success on a worldwide level. Over the 3 day market and 7 day festival of film in the South East of England here in the U.K. from June 20-27, 2008.

Film makers in competition for the prestigious film award, you can do business with filmmakers and their representatives from around the globe.

This one-stop media community is unlike any other Festival and gives you the chance to network with other like-minded creative film makers.

Animation Events

Australian International Animation Festival 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, May 16, 2008 at 11:00am

Now in our 5th year, CSU Animation and Visual Effects are proud to present the Australian International Animation Festival 2008. This year has secured amazing exclusives from more than 2,200 submissions from over 30 countries.


Women In Animation Meeting

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, May 15, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: May 15, 2008

For our May 15 meeting, WIA would love to welcome Donna Friedman Meir, President, and Melanie Grisanti, VP, Production of National Geographic Kids Entertainment. We'll learn more about National Geographic Kids - the brand and what is in development. The address for Little Airplane Productions is: 207 Front Street in the South St. Seaport, New York, New York.

When: Thursday, May 15 from 6:30-8 p.m.

RSVP : To Lisa Goldman by Tuesday, May 13th at

Directions To Little Airplane:

International Events

International Media Art Forum for Youth "IMAFY"

By Guest (not verified) | Sunday, April 6, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: April 6, 2008

The International Media Art Forum for Youth "IMAFY", the most recent event on the Sector of Fine Arts' agenda for 2008, comes to serve as an interdisciplinary platform for youth age 35 and under, who use digital medium for implementing and designing their creative ideas and projects.