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Begins: June 23, 2011

CG Overdrive is an event for the artists, by the artists. CG professionals, enthusiasts, students, academics, producers and all CG stakeholders convene and connect at this annual event.  CGOverdrive2011 will be held at Suntec Singapore from 23-25 June, 2011.

Awards Events


Begins: March 23, 2011

Established in 1927, FICCI is the largest and oldest apex business organisation in India. Its history is closely interwoven with India's struggle for independence and its subsequent emergence as one of the most rapidly growing economies globally. FICCI plays a leading role in policy debates that are at the forefront of social, economic and political change.

Digital Events

AnimfxNZ 2010

Begins: November 4, 2010

AnimfxNZ is an Animation, Games and Visual Effects conference held annually in one of the world's leading cities for Digital Media creation-Wellington, New Zealand. Now in its fifth year, AnimfxNZ 10 brings together a mix of international speakers, including animation feature directors, vfx supervisors, digital artists and game developers, to present, share and interact with attendees from all over the world.

Time Events

Production Summit 2010

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at 1:57pm
Begins: October 23, 2010

Navigating Tomorrow's Business Models

The Entertainment Industry is going through a tsunami of change. It's almost impossible to know how to plan for the coming year, much less five years down the line. New technologies, globalization, shrinking post schedules and vast proliferation of new distribution platforms, almost on a daily basis, have dramatically affected how to plan for survival and success in the future. 

Game Events

Game Developers Conference 2011

By Dan Sarto | Monday, June 28, 2010 at 5:49pm
Begins: February 28, 2011

The Game Developers Conference® (GDC) is the world’s largest professionals-only game industry event. Presented every spring in San Francisco, it is the essential forum for learning, inspiration, and networking for the creators of computer, console, handheld, mobile, and online games.


Imagina 2011

By Dan Sarto | Friday, June 25, 2010 at 9:27am
Begins: February 1, 2011

Over three days, imagina offers you the opportunity to become a part of the professional 3D community in Europe

- A professional event orientated around professional applications,

- The presence of over 100 international media groups allows you to enhance and optimise your communications,

- A conference programme structured around the 3D industry's major issues,

- An Exhibition Hall that occupies over 4,000 square metres of floor space. Access is free to all professional visitors.



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

Animation Events

Australian International Animation Festival 2010

By Hages | Tuesday, April 20, 2010 at 3:58pm
Begins: May 14, 2010

Now in our 7th year, CSU Animation and Visual Effects are proud to present the Australian International Animation Festival 2010. The internationally renowned event has gone from strength to strength since its modest start in 2004 and this year has secured amazing exclusives from more than 2,200 submissions from over 40 countries.

Animation Events

Animacursed - International Festival of Horror Animation

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, April 1, 2010 at 9:05am
Begins: September 7, 2010

The submissions of our Brazilian festival Animacursed - International Festival of Horror Animation is available now!    Animacursed - International Festival of Horror Animation is dedicated to the promotion of the art of animation in Brazil and to the discovery and revealing of new films and new directors, within the universe of horror animation.  

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.

International Events

CALL FOR WORKS: Independent Exposure 2010, 14th Season

By jekire | Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 9:49am
Begins: September 1, 2010

Curated by Microcinema International and Bill Plympton

Presented by Panasonic Broadcast

Independent Exposure is seeking narrative, artistic, humorous, dramatic, animation, documentary, experimental, alternative, avant-garde, ambient, music videos, and underground works of all genres, formats, and styles. 

Prizes include Panasonic AG-HSC1U 1/4" 3-CCD High Definition Video Camera and Selected works from the Catalog.

  Since 2005, Independent Exposure has teamed up with a partner to curate the screening programs and select prize winners and a "best-of" selection. Recent partners include Addictive TV, Hal Hartley, and Asthmatic Kitty Records. This year we are pleased to partner with Academy Award-Nominated Animator Bill Plympton.

Game Events

Game Developers Conference(r) 2010

By mandrade | Friday, January 29, 2010 at 4:56pm
Begins: March 9, 2010

The Game Developers Conference® (GDC) is the world’s largest professionals-only game industry event. Presented every spring in San Francisco, it is the essential forum for learning, inspiration, and networking for the creators of computer, console, handheld, mobile, and online games.

Chicago Events

Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo 2010

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, January 16, 2010 at 10:00am
Begins: April 16, 2010

Reed Exhibitions has announced the launch of Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2), which will take place April 16-18, 2010 at McCormick Place in downtown Chicago.

Short Events

Kansas City FilmFest 2010

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, January 14, 2010 at 10:00am
Begins: April 14, 2010

All filmmakers, anywhere, are invited to submit your short or feature film -- drama, comedy, documentary, animation or experimental work. It must have been completed since January 1, 2008. EARLY DEADLINE DATE: August 15, 2009 (Other deadlines: 10/1/2009, 11/15/2009. and 12/01/2009) ENTRY FEES: Vary by short or feature and increase with each new deadline date

Animation Events

National Students Meet (NSM) 2010 by MAAC

Begins: January 18, 2010

Mumbai, India: About 300 animation students will converge in Mumbai for the year’s biggest animation meet, the National Students Meet (NSM). Organised by Maya Academy of Advance Cinematics (MAAC), the pioneer of 3D animation and visual effects education in India, the 7th edition of NSM 2010 will see international studios like Dreamworks, Rhythm & Hues and other renowned studios like Prime Focus, Eye Qube, Prana showcase their animation work for popular movies like Aladin, Blue and Monster v/s Alien.