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3D Entertainment Summit 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, September 16, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: September 16, 2009

The second annual 3D Entertainment Summit will be September 16-17, 2009 at the Universal City Hilton in Universal City, California.

The 2009 3D Entertainment Summit will accommodate more attendees as it moves to a larger space designated for keynotes and panel discussions, film presentations and larger exhibitor area. In addition, the two-day summit will include a state-of-the-art 3-D digital cinema system for special 3-D studio sneak previews and full feature presentations.

Game Events

2009 Game Developers Conference Austin

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, September 15, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: September 15, 2009

The Game Developers Conference Austin (GDC Austin) returns this September with three days focused on connected games including online games, virtual worlds, and social networking. Now in its 7th consecutive year, GDC Austin will continue as the mecca for online game developers worldwide to convene and share best practices, new perspectives, and business opportunities in connected games. GDC Austin conference tracks focus on the disciplines of Business and Marketing, Design, Social Networking and Community, Services, Production and Programming.

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L.A. Comic Book & Sci-Fi Convention

By Guest (not verified) | Sunday, September 13, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: September 13, 2009

Sunday, September 13th, 2009 / 10:00AM - 5:00PM At Shrine Hall / 700 W. 32nd Street / Los Angeles 90007 Admission: $8.00 http://www.comicbookscifi.com/

Appearing In Person!

DRUSILLA ON TV SERIES, BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER and ANGEL - JULIET LANDAU

Motion Events

onedotzero_adventures in motion 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, September 9, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: September 9, 2009

Fresh from its global travels pioneering festival onedotzero_adventures in motion returns to London's BFI Southbank to present international moving image work from beyond the frontiers of innovation to inspire, provoke and entertain. Now in its 13th year, this year's festival presents a dynamic compilation of leading edge cinematic expressions in the form of short films, promos, interactive experiences and feature films.

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DISNEY'S A CHRISTMAS CAROL TRAIN TOUR

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, September 9, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: September 9, 2009

"DISNEY'S A CHRISTMAS CAROL" Train Tour rolls into Indianapolis September 9, offering visitors an exclusive 3D sneak peek from the movie as well as a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the making of the movie--with artifacts and character designs housed in real train cars. Amidst a winter wonderland with holiday decor, visitors will see footage from "Disney's A Christmas Carol" inside an inflatable 3-D theatre. Visitors can also check out the cutting-edge technology behind the film, as well as artifacts from the Charles Dickens Museum and interactive games. The fun family event is totally FREE!

Festival Events

Asolo Art Film Festival 28th Edition

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, August 28, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: August 28, 2009

The festival is conceived and organised by the cultural association A.I.A.F. (Asolo International Art Festival).

Starting with the 28th edition A.I.A.F will work together with the Gallery San Fedele in Milano.

The contest is divided into six sections:

-- Films On Art for works on art; -- Artist's Biographies for works of historical reconstruction and critical interpretation on personalities from the world of art and music; -- Films On Architecture & Design for works on architecture, urbanism and design relating to history, movements, main personalities, works and projects;

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Game Developers Conference Europe 2009

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

GDC will bring to Europe its renowned conference content quality and its access to the industry leaders driving innovation in games across the globe, in an effort to engender learning, networking and inspiration. Presenting GDC Europe at gamescom, the leading European consumer and industry show, will allow the conference to address the development community at a central location in the heart of Europe which will command the critical mass of the European games sector.

Animation Events

Academy to Celebrate Animator Adam Beckett

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

Influential animator and visual effects artist Adam Beckett will be celebrated by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences with a special program entitled "Infinite Animation: The Work of Adam Beckett," on Monday, August 17, at 8 p.m. at the Linwood Dunn Theater in Hollywood. The evening will include a screening of "Life in the Atom," a short film that Beckett left unfinished when he died at the age of 29.

Animation Events

Association of Animation Artistes, Kenya "Genesis" seminar

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, August 15, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: August 15, 2009

The Association of Animation Artistes (A3K) has recently been registered in Kenya, East Africa. It was formed to cater for the artists involved in animation work including motion graphics and visual effects. As part of the publicity to announce the association's arrival, a seminar will be held at the British Council, at Upper Hill in Nairobi on the Saturday, 15th August 2009.

International Events

Seoul International Cartoon & Animation Festival 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: August 12, 2009

Seoul International Cartoon & Animation Festival (SICAF) is calling for entries. The fesvial is one of the acknowledged international animation festivals in Asia, accredited by ASIFA International. This year, SICAF is celebrating its 13th edition, with more than 1,500 expected entries from Asia, Europe, the Americas and beyond.

Official site: www.sicaf.org.

Festival Events

Downtown Film Fest - L.A. - 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: August 12, 2009

The second annual Downtown Film Festival - Los Angeles (DFFLA), the only dedicated film festival in the historic core of the Entertainment Capital of the World, will be held August, 12-22, 2009. The festival doubles in size to 10 days from last year's inaugural event with a series of film screenings of Hollywood, independent and classic films, lectures, panel discussions, exhibits, and parties and receptions, all celebrating downtown L.A.'s renaissance.

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Movies and Science on Collision Course at the Academy

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, August 6, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: August 6, 2009

The "real" physics behind some of Hollywood's most famous action, science fiction and superhero scenes will be revealed when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences presents "When Worlds Collide: The Science of Movies," on Thursday, August 6, at 7:30 p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.

Anime Events

Anime Festival Orlando 10

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, July 31, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: July 31, 2009

Anime Festival Orlando is excited to announce the exciting conclusion of "The Swords of Orlandia". "Swords of Orlandia" is the story behind AFO's Interactive Convention Experience. The talented writing staff has crafted an original story/game in which attendees can voluntarily participate all weekend long. Throughout the event there are "character cut scenes", side quests and plenty of leveling up that even casual fans of Live Action Role-playing will enjoy.

Game Events

Second China Game Developers Conference

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, July 24, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: July 24, 2009

As an event with extensive influence in game developing field, the second China Game Developers Conference (CGDC) will be held in conjunction with world's second largest game show -- ChinaJoy, on July 24-26, 2009 in Shanghai, China. The first CGDC was closed on Aug. 29, 2007, on the conference, 60 experts and over one thousand professionals in game industry exchanged their ideas deeply; more than 50 technology suppliers promoted their technologies and products. The 2nd CGDC will also be supported by related government administration agencies.

Film Events

Comic-Con 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, July 23, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: July 23, 2009

Comic-Con International is the largest gathering of comic book, science fiction, film and television fans in the nation. Featuring celebrity guests, seminars on breaking into filmmaking and near 24-hour film retrospectives. Comic-Con is the place for fans of all things pop culture. For more information, visit www.comic-con.org.

Technology Events

Academy Ventures into Space with NASA Atlantis Crew

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, July 14, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: July 14, 2009

Exploring the relationship between NASA and motion pictures, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present "Astronaut as Filmmaker," featuring Commander Scott Altman and the crew of the STS-125 shuttle mission to service the Hubble Space Telescope, on Tuesday, July 14, at 8 p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. The program will be hosted by Oscar-nominated cinematographer Caleb Deschanel and Oscar-winning visual effects supervisor John Dykstra.

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Half-Blood Prince / David Heyman Apple Store Event

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, July 13, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: July 13, 2009

Join David Heyman as he discusses the making of HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE with LA TIMES entertainment writer and Hero Complex blogger Geoff Boucher. Heyman is the producer behind all the film adaptations of J.K. Rowling's hugely successful books, in addition to producing such films as I AM LEGEND and YES MAN.

Monday, July 13, 7:00 p.m. Apple Store, Third Street Promenade 1248 Third Street Promenade

Warner Bros. Pictures will release HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE in theaters on July 15, 2009.

Animation Events

Chris Landreth : Psychorealism and 3D Animation : Moving Beyond the Uncanny Valley

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, July 2, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: July 2, 2009

Oscar winning animation director Chris Landreth is one of the true legends of the contemporary creative animation scene. Landreth has been at the absolute forefront of computer animation development for a decade. His films -- THE END, BINGO and RYAN -- represented groundbreaking leaps in pushing technology to its limits to show the breadth of what animation was capable of depicting on the screen. Landreth was nominated for an Academy Award for THE END, with RYAN winning the Oscar for Best Short Animation in 2005.

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An Evening with Chris Landreth

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

CSU School of Visual and Performing Arts is proud to announce that one of the true legends of the modern creative animation scene, Chris Landreth, is coming to Australia and heading to Wagga Wagga. This exclusive opportunity to meet the Oscar-winning director and see his work firsthand will simply leave anyone with the merest appreciation of the moving image astounded.

An Evening with Chris LandrethDate: Monday, June 29Time: 7:00 PMLocation: Forum 6 CinemaCost: $10

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The Gnomon Workshop Live 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, June 27, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: June 27, 2009

The Gnomon Workshop is proud to announce its eighth Gnomon Workshop LIVE weekend to be held at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects in Hollywood, CA. The event will feature another incredible line-up of instructors and speakers in and out of The Gnomon Workshop library.

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Video Symphony Open House and Career Exhibition

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, June 27, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: June 27, 2009

You are invited to our Summer 2009 Open House Career Exhibition!

Saturday, June 27th 10AM @ Video Symphony - The Hollywood Institute

Come see live presentations on Film & TV Editing, Pro Tools Audio Engineering, and Motion Graphics Design for our award-winning professional instructors.

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Cox Movies Under the Moon Offers Big-Screen Hits Under the Stars

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, June 24, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: June 24, 2009

In Northern Virginia, some things in life are still free thanks to Cox Communications. For five nights, from June 24 through June 28, at Van Dyck Park in Fairfax, the company hosts its annual Cox Movies Under the Moon, a free outdoor film festival offering family-friendly entertainment under the stars. This is the seventh year that Cox has partnered with the City of Fairfax and 97.1 WASH FM to present this event. In keeping with Cox's commitment to the community, attendees are invited to contribute donations to benefit Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children.

Technology Events

The Academy Dives into The Abyss

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, June 23, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: June 23, 2009

THE ABYSS, the deep-sea epic renowned for its pioneering digital water effects and sophisticated underwater photography and sound recording, will be screened at a special 20th anniversary event by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Tuesday, June 23, at 7:30 p.m. at the Linwood Dunn Theater in Hollywood. This screening will premiere a newly struck 35mm print from the Academy Film Archive.

Festival Events

Los Angeles Film Festival 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, June 18, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: June 18, 2009

The Los Angeles Film Festival, held annually for ten days in June, showcases the best of American and international cinema. Drawing on an expected attendance of 85,000, the festival provides films with the opportunity to be embraced by the public and discovered by the industry. More than 100 feature films -- narrative and documentary-are featured in the festival, alongside gala premieres, panels and seminars, short film programs, music video showcases, free outdoor screenings, live musical performances, and unique signature events.

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Academy Pays Tribute to Godfather of Special Makeup Effects Dick Smith

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

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present "A Tribute to Dick Smith: The Godfather of Special Makeup Effects," on Wednesday, June 17, at 7:30 p.m. in the Samuel Goldwyn Theater. Six-time Oscar-winning makeup artist Rick Baker will host the evening, which will be attended by Smith himself and will feature a panel discussion including writer-director Guillermo del Toro, actor Hal Holbrook and makeup artists Greg Cannom, Kazuhiro Tsuji and Andrew Clement, among others.

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