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Paul Mitchell

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Trending Global Media and Entertainment News Events for January 2016
The NAMM Show, Sundance Festival, Rotterdam Film Festival, Goteborg Film Festival, are highlights in January's Global Media and Entertainment Industry
15:12 Jan 11, 2016 PST
Coolest Global Media and Entertainment Events for December
Media and entertainment industry publication Variety presents 35th annual PRESS PLAY, MAK Forum with Star Wars, Cineasia, Mumbai Film and Comic Con and more.
14:47 Dec 11, 2015 PST
October's Global Media and Entertainment Industry Networking Events
Among special programs at this year's Viennale will be: Choreography of Desire - A Tribute to Tippi Hedren, focusing on the legendary classics, THE BIRDS and MARNIE, that were produced under the direction of Alfred Hitchcock...
17:50 Oct 10, 2015 PST
New Films Set to Shine At Locarno for Month of August
Geographically located at the multi-cultural crossroads of three European regions, (Italy, Germany and France), Locarno makes a suitable staging area for new films from all around the world...
19:15 Aug 14, 2015 PST
July's Global Media and Entertainment Industry Networking Events
Paul Mitchell reports on the Entertainment and Media events happening in July 2015, including Revelation Perth, The Galway Film Fleadh and Lollapalooza.
19:42 Jul 9, 2015 PST
Sizzling Media and Entertainment Events for June 2015
Bonnaroo hosts many costume parties in Snake & Jake's Christmas Club Barn. A Tiki Disco Tropical Party is scheduled for June 12. Booty shorts are encouraged at a southern NOLA Bounce Party
06:37 Jun 11, 2015 PST
May's Global Media and Entertainment Industry Networking Events
The Festival de Cannes created 'Cannes Short Film' in 2011. At Cannes, short films are showcased at the Competition. After all screenings are complete the short films Jury awards a Palme d'or at the Short Film Corner, a professional area for meeting
20:21 May 10, 2015 PST
Sizable Array of Film Festivals Bring Delight for April's Entertainment Events
The annual NAB Show serves the digital media and entertainment industries and is a showcase for next-generation tools to develop, manage and deliver content across all electronic/digital platforms...
06:07 Apr 9, 2015 PST
March Brings Film Festivals Galore
SXSW is arguably the highest profile event of the month, encompassing three major topic areas: music, film and interactive tech. SXSW Music is a large festival with more than 2,200 official performers and bands playing in more than 100 venues...
05:18 Mar 11, 2015 PST
More Love Stuff This February's Global Media and Entertainment Events
Typically during every Oscar period there is a build up during the days before the Awards of events and showcases that culminate with the Oscar presentations...
04:06 Feb 12, 2015 PST
Heat Up for Chilly December's Entertainment and Media Events!
The Midwest Clinic International Band, Orchestra and Music Conference provides attendees interested in music education with an array of clinics and exhibits, and access to well regarded music and teaching professionals.
03:38 Dec 8, 2014 PST
Gear Up for Coolest November Entertainment and Media Events
The American Film Market (AFM) is the market partner of AFI FEST. The association between the two events connects art and commerce...
14:27 Nov 10, 2014 PST
Gear Up for October's Special Entertainment and Media Events!
2014 is the 50th Anniversary Chicago International Film Festival. Cinema/Chicago, the organizer of the Chicago International Film Festival, is a year-round cultural and educational non-profit organization dedicated to promoting better communication.
04:52 Oct 8, 2014 PST
Be Ready for Enticing Global Media and Entertainment Events This Spring!
POP Montreal's programming is comprised of six separate event sections. Spring POP is a weekend-long event with live outdoor shows, with Kids POP activities and the Puces POP fair.
13:57 Sep 10, 2014 PST
August's Global Media and Entertainment Industry Networking Events
Paul Mitchell researches the Global Media and Entertainment Industry Networking Events coming in August, including Chicago's Lollapalooza and Kidzapalooza.
10:22 Aug 5, 2014 PST
Enjoy the Summer Heat With July's Entertainment and Media Events
There are several event areas that happen at Comic-Con. Comic-Con International's 2014's Artists' Alley will feature artists and illustrators working in comics, science fiction and fantasy, and related popular arts fields...
09:14 Jul 9, 2014 PST
June's Festive and Diverse Array of Entertainment Events Are Here!
The annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival typically takes place on the second Thursday in June. The main attractions of the four-day festival are the multiple stages of live music, featuring a diverse array of musical styles...
09:33 Jun 9, 2014 PST
May's Sizzling Media And Entertainment Events are Here!
TV Festival de Cannes, co-produced by CANAL+, Orange and the Festival de Cannes, will cover the red carpet, the press conferences, the photo calls and interviews for films in Competition, as well as a number of event highlights...
10:33 May 12, 2014 PST
April's Global Entertainment Events Now Coming to Town
Supanova Pop Culture Expo is a fan convention focusing on the world's most popular science fiction and fantasy film and TV, comic books, anime, gaming and collectables.
16:12 Apr 8, 2014 PST
Come and See The Hottest Global Entertainment Events in March!
March 7, SXSW hosts it's third annual Taco Meet Up at Palm Park. This event - open to Film, Interactive, Gold and Platinum badges - allows guests to network with fellow SXSW attendees and try tacos and sides...
16:03 Mar 6, 2014 PST
February's Sizzling Global Media and Entertainment Events
Taking place for one day, February 12, the Westminster Media Forum in London holds a conference that will examine the emerging commercial, regulatory and public policy challenges for the European audiovisual sector. Next, another Westminister Media
16:30 Feb 6, 2014 PST
January 2014 Global Media and Entertainment Industry Networking Events
Paul Mitchell gives a great roundup of Global Media and Entertainment Industry Networking Events for January, Including Sundance and London Short Film Festivals
07:56 Jan 9, 2014 PST
Chilly December's Global Media and Entertainment Industry Networking Events
The goals for Sync Summit are organized to produce productive networking opportunities, presenting case studies of how music is discovered and used, point out evolving business models in the music and media market
11:50 Dec 4, 2013 PST
2013 November's Global Entertainment Industry Networking Events
Salon de la Photo is the annual Parisian trade show and conference for creative professionals looking to update or enhance their studio and location equipment.
13:33 Nov 7, 2013 PST
October's Global Media and Entertainment Industry Networking Events unveiled!
The Bel-Air Film Festival hosted its first inaugural event in 2008 at a private estate located in Bel-Air, California. Even today some screenings are held at private luxury estates in Bel-Air and throughout theaters in Beverly Hills...
18:29 Oct 8, 2013 PST
September's Media and Entertainment Industry Networking Events Unveiled!
Dubai Music Week is an annual B2B/B2C event dedicated to establishing the music industry in the region with: seminars, conferences and workshops, trade show and exhibition, live concerts, networking events and competitions...
17:50 Sep 8, 2013 PST
August 2013 Global Media and Entertainment Industry Networking Events
8 Sided Films, an active film and webisode production company, primarily sci-fi, is producing a full length feature film under writer/director Tennyson E. Stead
17:17 Aug 7, 2013 PST
July's Global Media and Entertainment Industry Networking Events
Paul Mitchell highlights the main networking events in the Global Media and Entertainment Industry for July 2013, starting with the AnimeExpo trade show.
09:30 Jul 8, 2013 PST
Media Industry Event Highlights for June Unveiled!
The Banff World Media Festival has announced that actor and comedian Will Arnett - currently starring in the NBC comedy 'Up All Night' opposite Christina Applegate and Maya Rudolph - will be presented the Canadian Award of Distinction at...
04:53 Jun 10, 2013 PST
Hot Global Media and Entertainment Industry Networking Events in May Announced!
The origins of MUSEXPO stems from the roots of the intimate A&R Network (the predecessor to A&R Worldwide) networking dinners in Los Angeles, which first occurred back in 2001 and have since traveled to New York, Berlin and London.
17:52 May 8, 2013 PST
Hot Entertainment and Media Events for Month of April 2013 Unveiled!
April will have two significant film financing events to bring film professionals up to date with the latest trends and information for getting a film project funded. On April 10, in New York City, the 2013 NYCFF Film and Finance
08:11 Apr 3, 2013 PST
Media and Entertainment Events for Month of March Unveiled
Since 1987, SXSW (South By South West) in Austin has produced its well regarded Music and Media Conference and Festival. Although it is perceived as one seamless event week, emphasis will be given to Interactive, March 8-12; Film, March 8-16;
19:48 Mar 7, 2013 PST
Kulturborse Freiburg, Berlinale 2013, 55th Grammy Awards, Noise Pop Festival and
The 55th Grammy Awards are set to go live February 10 from Los Angeles. The GRAMMYs are a peer-presented award to honor artistic achievement, technical proficiency and overall excellence in the recording industry, without regard to album sales...
07:10 Feb 6, 2013 PST
Entertainment and Media Events for Month of January 2013 Revealed
This year, MIDEM's Innovation Factory Zone is dedicated to discovering the latest cutting edge technologies through live demo sessions, training and mentoring with international experts.
07:25 Jan 7, 2013 PST
Monaco International Film Festival and other December 2012 Industry Highlights
Since 2003 the Angel Film Awards at Monaco International Film Festival is held in Monaco, a non-profit, independent film festival and art house event celebrating peace, love and movies
07:26 Dec 6, 2012 PST
Get a Glimpse on James Bond At 50 and November Media Industry Events
The first Bond film (set in Jamaica, W.I.), 'Dr No', would be released in 1962 with Sean Connery (a Scotsman) setting the standard for the Bond character, and marking the start of one of the most successful franchises in movie making history...
07:55 Nov 5, 2012 PST
NYFA Offers Intensive Actor Training
In West Hollywood the Hollywood Billboard/Hollywood Reporter Film and TV Music Conference will address the connection to, and music's role in, film and television amid an assemblage of composers, directors, key studio, network, record label
10:06 Oct 10, 2012 PST
Performing Arts Industry News and Events for Month of September
The Americana Music Conference in Nashville features panels, seminars and other avenues of learning, presenting an educational music industry forum.
19:34 Sep 10, 2012 PST
August's Global Media and Entertainment Industry Networking Events
Dhaka based International Academy of Film and Media is arranging the first ever week-long Sound Design workshop for Film and TV with sound designer and engineer, Harikumar Pillai.
10:18 Aug 4, 2012 PST
July 2012 Global Media and Entertainment Industry Networking Events
The Joy Wai Gallery in New York City has opened the exhibition - Pepe Vives - new paintings. Pepe Vives has worked primarily as a painter and presently...
09:53 Jul 9, 2012 PST
June's Global Media and Entertainment Industry Networking Events Announced
Banff World Media Conference and Festival, opens in Alberta running till June 13,
12:13 Jun 10, 2012 PST
Streaming Media East, Billboard Music Awards, Casual Connect Asia, Chicago Under
On the evening of May 8 a Digital Music LA Meetup, designed to help digital music industry professionals uncover new business opportunities, follows a cocktail sip. On closing evening, there is the Red Carpet Arrivals and Awards Dinner Party.
13:40 May 10, 2012 PST
April's Global Media and Entertainment Industry Networking Events
Retired film legend Sir Sean Connery (who served as executive producer) voices the title role in a story about a skateboarding grandfather and veterinarian trying to save the last beaver in Scotland with the help of his goat Gordon...
08:04 Apr 7, 2012 PST
Media, Entertainment and Performing Arts Industry News and Events for March 2012
In Austin, SXSW 2012 gets underway. New festival offerings that won praise last year will be given greater visibility this year.
11:03 Mar 8, 2012 PST
February's Global Media and Entertainment Industry Networking Events Announced
During Grammy Week, the 22nd Annual MusiCARES 'Person of the Year' award ceremony is set to honor 14-time GRAMMY winner and Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement and Trustees Award recipient, Sir Paul McCartney...
12:54 Feb 5, 2012 PST
January's Global Media and Entertainment Industry Networking Events
Opening its first year at a new Miami Beach venue after operating from the west coast for many years, the annual National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) Conference and Market
10:53 Jan 7, 2012 PST
December's Global Media and Entertainment Industry Networking Events
As an annual event, the International Film Festival Summit Conference in downtown Austin generally attracts over 300 music and film festival executive directors that are the decision-makers in the music and film festival industry...
15:25 Dec 3, 2011 PST
Media, Entertainment and Performing Arts Industry News and Events Revealed
Billboard's FutureSound conference will bring together musical artists, entrepreneurs, investors and meaningful rights-holders for focused conversations about next-generation opportunities in music over two days in San Francisco.
08:26 Nov 8, 2011 PST
Media and Entertainment News and Events for Month of October 2011
Hollywood Reporter and Billboard join forces to deliver a two-day seminar on the role of music in film and television, taking place in Hollywood, October 24-25. Now in its tenth year, this Conference offers attendees an opportunity to learn from, ne
12:26 Oct 7, 2011 PST
New York's Harlem Community Hosts Film Festival September 8-11
In 1997, Malibu Film Foundation was founded by writer/producer/director, David Katz, to produce the Malibu Film Festival. The Malibu Film Festival is set to make a run this year from September 9-15
17:19 Sep 6, 2011 PST
Entertainment and Performing Arts Industry News and Events for Month of August
Snoop Dogg will be saluted as a BMI Icon at its 11th Annual Urban Awards ceremony, August 26 in Hollywood. BMI President and CEO Del Bryant will share hosting duties with Catherine Brewton, Vice President, Writer/Publisher Relations, Atlanta.
08:46 Aug 8, 2011 PST
'Media, Entertainment and Performing Arts Industry News and Events' For July
It is fairly well known that The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge - aka Prince William and Kate Middleton - have recently been traveling throughout North America, with stops throughout Canada and California.
06:22 Jul 5, 2011 PST
Bonnaroo Music Festival, 65th Tony Awards, Banff World Television Festival, Jazz
The 65th Tony Awards will be held in New York City, June 12, and telecast live for 3-hours over the CBS television network beginning at 8 pm Eastern Time.
17:07 Jun 5, 2011 PST
Highlights in May's Global Media and Entertainment Industry
At Cannes Film Festival, short films are prominently represented at the Competition, such as when the short films Jury awards a Palme d'or, and at the Short Film Corner, a professional area for meeting people, exchanging ideas and promoting films.
13:03 May 6, 2011 PST
Entertainment and Media Events for The Month of April Unveiled Today
Over 85 years ago, Thomas Meighan was a famous hollywood silent movie star of the twenties. In 1919, he hit stardom in one of his best known films at the time, 'The Miracle Man', but unfortunately due to film deterioration it has disintegrated int
05:57 Apr 6, 2011 PST
Entertainment News and Events Announced Today
The Awards are presented annually to Canadian musical artists and bands to acknowledge their artistic and technical achievements in all aspects of music.
19:42 Mar 7, 2011 PST
Schedules for Prominent News and Entertainment Events Announced Today
The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards will take place in Los Angeles February 13, and will be broadcast in high definition and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television Network from 8-11:30 pm ...
12:26 Feb 7, 2011 PST
Prominent Entertainment and Film Events Scheduled This Month
Bock Fest features German Bocks and many more winter beers from all over the world showcased in a competitive winter beer event in Los Angeles.
12:41 Jan 6, 2011 PST
Schedules for Media, Entertainment and Performing Arts Industry News Unveiled
Every Monday, a singers search and open mic is held in Manhattan, at a noted Broadway lounge right around the corner from the David Letterman show. Talented newcomers and experienced singers are all welcome...
12:11 Dec 5, 2010 PST
Latin Grammy Awards, Miami Music Festival, InfoComm Asia 2010, Dubai Internation
The Miami Music Festival conference, November 12-13, for emerging artists is a series of panels, master classes, workshops and interactive sessions designed to give musicians hands-on instruction and information about navigating the new music indust
14:50 Nov 12, 2010 PST
Durango Songwriters, British Film Institute, Variety Entertainment Summit, CMJ 2
In Cannes, the annual MIPCOM event is known among industry professionals for creating, co-producing, buying, selling, financing and distributing entertainment content across all platforms.
07:50 Oct 6, 2010 PST
Popkomm 2010, SCENEPR!, Film Society of Lincoln Center, Pop Montreal
BMI will present its President's Award to founding member of the Black Eyed Peas,, at the 10th Annual Urban Awards ceremony.
18:42 Sep 5, 2010 PST
Lollapalooza 2010, PhantomCon, Sandestin Music Festival, MCA-I Beach Party
In the South Wales industrial town of Port Talbot, the International Youth Film Festival runs through August 7. This festival is an IMDb Qualifying Festival, and Sir Anthony Hopkins is the Festival Patron.
11:57 Aug 4, 2010 PST
Interesting National Festivals and Conventions Celebrate Diversity
Expresión en Corto is a state-sponsored, non-profit, cultural event that does not charge admission to its viewing audience and is made possible in large part thanks to: the State Government of Guanajuato, and other institutions. From July 23 throu
09:39 Jul 6, 2010 PST
CMA Music Fest, Tony Awards, Los Angeles Film Fest, Sexy Int'l Paris Film Fest
The American Theatre Wing's 2010 Tony Awards® honoring exemplary feats of the stage will be held in New York on June 13.
06:25 Jun 7, 2010 PST
Buddhist Film Festival, GameSoundCon 2010, Festival de Cannes, Jazz Foundation
The Festival de Cannes has celebrated cinema for more than 60 years, and this year holds its festivities May 12-24, in Cannes. Festival de Cannes offers programmes and events which enable festival goers to discover its offerings differently...
09:50 May 6, 2010 PST
2010 French Quarter Festival, NAB Show, Country Music Awards, Tribeca Film Fest
Tours and activities in Wine Country sets the theme for the Sonoma International Film Festival as activities interwoven into the festival's daily screenings, happening April 14-18.
15:36 Apr 7, 2010 PST
The Oscars, LUNAFEST, European Indie Film Fest...Music Make Money, ShoBiz Expo
The 82nd Annual Academy Awards, also known as The Oscars, will be broadcast live from Los Angeles over the ABC Television network beginning at 8 pm Eastern, 5 pm Pacific time.
07:18 Mar 5, 2010 PST
Gotta Sing!, Content & Cash, Berlinale Talent Campus, Durango Songwriters Expo
Actors will go through each step of the audition process and learn fast, simple and effective ways to build a portfolio, confidence, and the chance to get the part.
06:23 Feb 7, 2010 PST
International CES, Golden Globe Awards, Sundance Film Festival, MIDEM, GRAMMY
Every year prior to the Grammy Awards, MusiCares, a charity founded by The Recording Academy, honors a musician as their person of the year.
06:40 Jan 9, 2010 PST

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