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Animation Events

May 28 Meeting - A Survey of Contemporary Women Animators

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

Our next meeting is a special one. Animators and WIA members, Nina Frenkel and Ru Kuwahata, will be giving a talk on Thursday, May 28th, looking at the works of contemporary women animators. They will be showing work by today's women animators who are creating work and putting it out there in both the commercial and festival realms, discussing their mediums, processes, content and influences.

Film Events

backup_festival 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, May 21, 2009 at 11:00am

backup stands for films and videos reflecting, defining and readjusting the boundaries and prospects of film and its diverse segments by creatively experimenting with different ways of production and expression.

That is why backup is looking for film works that refuse to be categorized by genres, topics and other traditional criteria -- experiments in the format of moving picture.


From Toys to Technology - Stereoscopic Display

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

As a child, would you have guessed that one of your favorite toys would influence the future of 3D imaging technology? Cascade ACM SIGGRAPH, Oregon and Southwest Washington's local SIGGRAPH chapter, today announced the "From Toys to Technology - Stereoscopic Display" event, scheduled to take place Monday, May 18, 2009 at 6:30 p.m. at the Portland Community College (PCC) Cascade Campus. Highlighting Oregon-engineered stereoscopic display systems, the evening will discuss stereoscopic terms and concepts, and will offer an inside look at Oregon's very own youth phenomenon, the View-Master.

Artists Events

Design Festa Vol. 29

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, May 16, 2009 at 11:00am

Design Festa is a biannual international art event, started in 1994. It is open to all artists from all over the world to exhibit their creative talent freely. 7,000 artists working in a variety of mediums will be present, turning the two day event into artistic chaos. There will be booth areas(2,600 booths), an outdoor live-show stage, an indoor stage, a mini-theater space and a restaurant and cafe/bar area, all for your enjoyment during these two days filled with art, energy, excitement and discovery.

Films Events

AniFest 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, May 1, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: May 1, 2009

The call for entries has begun for the eighth edition of the International Festival of Animated Films. AniFest 2009 will be held in two different locations, Trebon from May 1-4, 2009 and Teplice from May 7-10, 2009.

A written application and a copy of the film on DVD or VHS needs to be delivered to the organizer's registered office no later than December 16, 2008.

The requirements for the Internet Animation competition are specified below. The deadline for entering films into the Internet competition is January 19, 2009.

Animation Events

2009 West Virginia Flash Animation Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, April 30, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: April 30, 2009

The 9th annual West Virginia Flash Animation Festival is a competition featuring the best collegiate web animation from a 6 state region. College and High School students from WV, OH, VA, KY, PA and MD may enter for free. $2,000 in cash prizes will be awarded for animations in the following categories:

Comedy Short Animation (5 minutes or less)Dramatic Short Animation (5 minutes or less)Interactive GameAdvertisementProfessional Website (real or fictitious)Artistic InstallationPersonal ResuméExperimental


Los Angeles Comic Book & Sci-Fi Convention April 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Sunday, April 26, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: April 26, 2009

The Los Angeles Comic Book And Science Fiction Convention takes place at the Shrine Auditorium Expo Center, located at 700 West 32nd Street, right across from the USC campu, near Figueroa and Jefferson. Admission is $8; children 5 and younger are free. A large dealers room full of comic books, anime merchandise, toys, and other collectibles are also featured.

Six Hours Of Anime -- 11 a.m.-5 p.m. (Film running times may start slightly earlier or later)

Festival Events

Red Stick International Animation Festival 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, April 22, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: April 22, 2009

Red Stick International Animation Festival, the largest event of its kind in the United States, is now accepting entries for its fifth annual 2009 "Best of the Fest" competition.

Red Stick highlights the intersections among art, technology and computational science. Each year, the festival draws renowned animators, video game developers and other digital media industry professionals to Baton Rouge to host lectures, workshops and other events for aspiring artists, programmers and entrepreneurs.

Digital Events

Cartoon Digital 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: April 21, 2009

As every year in April, Cartoon Digital will review latest developments in the digital sector encompassing TV activities online, video games, production new media companies and how the new digital world creates new opportunities for animation producers.

Consult to review last year's event.

Show Events

NAB Show 2009

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

The NAB Show is the world's largest professional digital media industry convention. The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) has been hosting this event for over 80 years for all traditional broadcast, entertainment and emerging platform industries, including TV, Radio, Film, Internet and many others.

Show Events

FX International 2009

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

Orlando -- FX Show, "The Coolest Show on Earth" just keeps getting bigger, as they continue to pull out the punches right up to the shows start this Friday--most recently announcing artist Mark Texeira as one of the "Guests of Honor" at their amazing convention April 17-19, 2009.


The 42nd Annual WorldFest -- Houston International Film & Video Festival

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

Entries open for the 42nd Annual WorldFest-Houston on August 15, 2008. The main entry deadline is December 15, 2008. The 42nd Annual WorldFest-Houston Dates are April 16-25, 2009.

Go to to see the subcategories for features, shorts, music videos, documentaries, student, experimental and new media.

Game Events

Savannah College of Art and Design's 5th Annual Game Developers eXchange

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

The Savannah College of Art and Design hosts the fifth annual Game Developers eXchange April 16-17 in Savannah, Georgia. The two-day event brings together game developers, educators and students with experts to share their behind-the-scenes knowledge of the game industry. GDX 2009 features four areas of interest in game development: game art, game design, level design and audio.

Sound Events

8th School Of Sound

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

This special media event puts the spotlight on the soundtrack. First held in 1998, it has featured creatives working at the highest levels of media and the arts including Walter Murch, Ren Klyce, Lynne Ramsay, Graham Hartstone, Christina Kubisch, Ken Loach, Carter Burwell, Tom Holman, Lucrecia Martel, Gabriel Yared, Richard Leacock, the Brothers Quay, Manfred Eicher and many others.

Festival Events

South Beach International Animation Festival 2009

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

The South Beach International Animation Festival is seeking submissions for this annual event. From April 2-5, 2009 the festival will screen world and U.S. animated films including student and professional works of all varieties. Categories include advertising, new media, "Toons After Dark" and "Boomers" for animators over 50 and doing animation for the first time.

Global Events

MIPTV 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, March 30, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: March 30, 2009

MIPTV is the global content market for creating, co-producing, buying, selling, financing and distributing entertainment across all platforms. It provides a unique opportunity to meet the key decision-makers and discover future brands on a global level.


Kuala Lumpur Design Week 2009

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

The KLDW Festival is the first mega Creative Event of its kind to be organized in Kuala Lumpur. To be making its inaugural mark in KL soon, KLDW 2009 promises a wide mix of creative thoughts and eclectic ideas, of imaginative programs and inspiring showcases, plus loads more under one grand event of "Show + Shine", to showcase what we don't have, and to enhance what we do have.

Film Events Animation Contest - Take Three

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

The contest is open to all forms of animation, from traditional techniques like hand-drawing to cutting-edge digital methods. 2D, 3D, rotoscoping, stop-motion and flip book. The winning animated film will get $2,500, be featured on and have the chance for broadcast on Super Channel.

The past two contests have yielded some amazing animation: Elohim Sanchez was awarded $2,500 for his film, L'INTERPRETATION DES REVES OU LES AVENTURES DU ROBOT BLEU and most recently, David Wesch of Vancouver won first prize for his short, BLIND DATE.

Game Events

Game Developers Conference 2009

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

The Game Developers Conference (GDC), returns in 2009 to the Moscone Center in San Francisco with world-class programming for the art, science and business of developing digital entertainment.

Media Events

Media Summit New York 2009

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

The Media Summit New York, the definitive international conference for media, entertainment, advertising and technology leaders, will be held March 18-19, 2009, at The McGraw-Hill Companies' headquarters, 1221 Avenue of the Americas in New York City.

Anime Events

Tokyo International Anime Fair 2009

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

The Tokyo International Anime Fair 2009 (TAF2009) will be held Wednesday, March 18 to Saturday, March 21 at the Tokyo Big Sight in Japan.

The eighth anniversary of this event is one of the world's largest anime exhibitions. Featuring extensive programs, TAF has been drawing international attention as the leading anime festival.

Online pre-registration for buyers will start January 15, 2009 at During the event, they offer business matching space for free of charge to assist buyers in finding new business opportunities.

Free Events

Free Boinx Software Webinars

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, March 10, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: March 10, 2009

Boinx Software will offer free interactive web seminars and FAQ sessions to help users get the most out of BoinxTV, FotoMagico and other Boinx Software products. Beginners and pros alike can talk directly with product managers and developers to ask them questions and learn about advanced techniques to make their own workflow more efficient and productive.


Engage! Expo 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, March 10, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: March 10, 2009

Engage! Expo - - takes place March 10-11, 2009, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York (the same location as Virtual Worlds 2008). As with last year, Engage! Expo is the event for media, entertainment, youth brands and agencies to meet and learn how to combine their existing online efforts with the unparalleled engagement opportunities and new revenue streams of the 3D Web and Virtual Worlds. Engage! Expo offers best practices, timely case studies and comprehensive networking.

It's all about engagement - using virtual worlds and the 3D Web:

Media Events

New Media, New Markets

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, March 7, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: March 7, 2009

Michael Jantze, creator of “The Norm,” will be at the Cartoon Art Museum in San Francisco on March 7th to teach a three-hour class on “the past, current and future markets for new media.” Michael take students through the process of converting traditional comics into new media shorts using his “Audio Comics” product. Register at

Media Events

WIA Presents: Building Your Own Website 101 and Beyond

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, February 26, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: February 26, 2009

If you are itching to create your own website or you already have one but are looking for a way to improve it, come join WIA for an evening with Richard Carey. This meeting is produced by Masako Kanayama.