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Animated events at MIPCOM

Listed below is a sampling of some of the top animation-related events taking place during MIPCOM Junior and MIPCOM this week in Cannes. Please note that some of these events are "invitation-only." Check MIPCOM catalogs for details and complete listings. Attention MIPCOM attendees! Don't forget to pick up AWN's first print edition of The Animation Flash, available free in MIPCOM showroom magazine stands.

* Saturday, October 3. 1:00 p.m. Lunch with Neptuno (Hotel Martinez Beach).

* Sunday, October 4.

1:00 p.m. Lunch with Nelvana (Hotel Martinez Beach).

* Monday, October 5.

12:30 p.m. Lunch with Southern Star, launching animated series "Ginger Meggs" and "The Adventures of Sam" (La Côte, Hotel Carlton)...5:00 p.m. S4C International press conference and cocktails (stand 11.32)...5:00 p.m. Reed Midem press conference and cocktails, launching MIP Interactive (location TBD).

6:30 p.m. BKN International screening and cocktails, launching "Roswell Conspiracies" (Hotel Carlton).

* Tuesday, October 6.

12:00 p.m. Children's Television Workshop press conference on 30 years of "Sesame Street" (Palais des festivals, Auditorium K).

3:30 p.m. Canada conference session: "Children's Television: An Important Niche Market" (Palais des festivals, Auditorium A).

5:30 p.m. Film Roman cocktail party, launching "The Mr. Potato Head Show" (La Belle Otero).

10:00 p.m. HBO party, launching new HBO Family channel (Carlton Beach).

* Wednesday, October 7.

5:00 p.m. Link Entertainment screening of series "The First Snow of Winter" (Palais des festivals, Auditorium K).

6:30 p.m. Children's Television Workshop cocktail party, in celebration of "Sesame Street's" 30th birthday (Majestic Beach).