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Durango Songwriters, BFI Fest, Variety Summit, CMJ 2010, Billboard Conference, Highlight October Media and Entertainment Industry Networking Events

Durango Songwriters, BFI Fest, Variety Summit, CMJ 2010, Billboard Conference, Highlight October Media and Entertainment Industry Networking Events

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In 2008, the Registry of Official World Records (Record Holders Republic) USA & UK, declared Bass guitarist Jayen Varma of Cochin, India, the world’s fastest for that year. And the guitar master has carved out new areas of achievement as a slap bass innovator (for instance using hard plastic tubes on fingers) in the Indian Tabla style...
In 2008, the Registry of Official World Records (Record Holders Republic) USA & UK, declared Bass guitarist Jayen Varma of Cochin, India, the world’s fastest for that year. And the guitar master has carved out new areas of achievement as a slap bass innovator (for instance using hard plastic tubes on fingers) in the Indian Tabla style...

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Durango Songwriters, British Film Institute, Variety Entertainment Summit,CMJ 2010, Billboard Film & TV Music Conference, Highlight October Mediaand Entertainment Industry Networking Events
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. At this years event, which runs through October 8, "The Connected Experience"showcases trend-setters and innovators in the industry that will provide unique perspectives onhow they see the new digital future unfolding, and in "Engaging Your Audience Through SocialMedia", Facebook’s Joanna Shields will share her vision of future business models for Facebook content. Now in its 15th year, Durango Songwriter’s Expo is a bi-annual musical event held in Coloradoand in Santa Barbara, wine country. The October 7-9 event in Broomfield promises golf enthusiasts among its songwriting workshop participants a 27-hole championship golf course,as well as the Mokara Spa for use of massage, body treatment, sauna, fitness room, steam roomand inhalation room. As usual, Expo enrollment is limited to 200 participants to provide greater attention from the music industry professionals conducting the sessions.At this year’s Chicago International Film Festival, October 7-21, ‘Stone’, directed by JohnCurran, with Robert De Niro and Edward Norton, will be screened, and following the screeningVIP ticket holders will be treated to a reception with a full bar and appetizers at theWit Hotel.The Awards Night on October 16, features cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and an awards presentationhonoring this year’s winning filmmakers in the Main Competition, New Directors Competition,Docufest, Short Films, and Intercom competitions, set in the Pump Room of the Ambassador East Hotel.ShowBiz Expo is the annual event held on both West Coast and East Coast presenting manyopportunities to network, build contacts, and be cast in upcoming productions. This month theshow is in New York for one day on October 9. Auditions at ShowBiz Expo have a limitednumber of appointments available and must be made at CastingRegistration upon entering the Expo. A VIP networking after- party, with open bar and hors d`oeuvres, follows the Expoevent.In 2008, the Registry of Official World Records (RecordHolders Republic) USA & UK, declaredBass guitarist JayenVarma(http://www.facebook.com/jayenvarma) of Cochin, India, the world’s fastest for that year. And the guitar master hascarved out new areas of achievement as a slap bass innovator (for instance using hard plastic tubes on fingers) in the Indian Tabla style. Upcoming workshop performances will give the public a chance to view the master in performance and instruction,on October 9 on Willingdon Island, with classical vocals and Mridangam, and on October 16,in Malabar, Calicut, with classical violin and drums. There will also be a special experimental
session with the mandolin master, U. Shrinivas, in the third week of the month, but completedetails are as yet to be released.Content & Communications World, in New York, October 13 and 14, is a conference andexhibition for media, entertainment and communications technology. CCW presents businesssolutions for content creation, management and delivery, along with a range of satellite, fiber,and IP communications solutions. Folded into the CCW agenda are: HD World, SATCON and3D World conference and expo, which can all be attended free of charge for pre-qualifyingindustry professionals. Visitors can stop by SocialSphere to chat with a media relationsspecialist about maximizing social media tools for their business, get tips and tricks for Twitter,Facebook, Linkedin and more.Established in 1933, the British Film Institute (BFI) promotes understanding and appreciationof film and television heritage and culture through a range of activities and services. This yearsmarks the 54th BFI London Film Festival, running October 13-28 in South Bank. BFI also runsthe London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, and publishes the monthly film magazine Sight &Sound, a wide range of books on film and television, including criticism, theory and history, aswell as popular companions to individual film titles.The New Orleans Film Society hosts the 20th Annual New Orleans Film Festival, Louisiana's preeminent film event. Both established and emerging filmmakers gain media exposure,connect with the region's diverse audiences, and participate in this anticipated event. A PatronParty and Opening Gala happens October 14 at the Eiffel Society on historic St. CharlesAvenue, with food by Chef Ian Schnoebelen, specialty cocktails by Mixologist Alan Walter,and music by Sasha Masakowski & Musical Playground, and Treme Brass Band.Established in 1981, the Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF), running October 14-24 inHonolulu, is dedicated to the advancement of understanding and cultural exchange among the peoples of Asia, the Pacific and North America through the medium of film. HIFF presentsfeatures, documentaries and shorts from Asia made by Asians, films about the Pacific made byPacific Islanders, and films made by Hawai`i filmmakers that present Hawai`i in a culturallyaccurate way. HIFF also conducts seminars, workshops, special award presentation receptionswith participating Asian, Pacific and North American filmmakers. HIFF is the sister festival of Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF) and Shanghai Media and Entertainment Group(SMEG), and an official partner with Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS)for Oscar Night America. Free public screenings are held on the beach in the evening.AniMiami, October 16 -17 in Miami, is a conference/festival whose mission appeals to largenumbers of students and professionals of animation and computer graphics. A job fair will beheld the first day of the Conference only — Saturday, October 16. Candidates will have theopportunity to sign up and interview with national and local animation and VFX companieslooking to fill full-time, part-time, freelance and internship positions. Pre-selected students willhave an opportunity to pitch their stories, ideas and projects to a panel of industry professionalsfrom studios and TV networks. A kick-off party will be held at The Newsz Lounge.
An October 18 Variety Entertainment and Technology Summit in Santa Monica, co-produced by Variety and Digital Hollywood, has in-depth discussions and networking focusing on the top business issues facing technology in entertainment today. After a welcome and introduction byVariety Publisher, Brian Gott, former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Walt DisneyCompany, and Founder of The Tornante Company, Michael Eisner, delivers the openingkeynote. In one featured break-out event, there is a competition between various content providers competing for people's TV viewing time. The Producers Guild of America andVariety host a joint panel in another featured session. A poolside cocktail reception closes thedays event beginning at 5:30 pm.The sprawling CMJ 2010: Music Marathon & Film Festival arrives in New York City, October 19-23. CMJ Network connects music fans and music industry professionals with its musicofferings through interactive media, live events and print. Among other things, This year,industry leaders from the worlds of gaming and music will gather at CMJ to celebrate thelaunch of CMJ Play, a celebration and exploration of the intersection of music and gaming, willtake place Wednesday, October 20, at NYU’s Kimmel Center and in conjunction with NYU’sMusic Video Game Research Project. And because some things should never change, The CMJArtist Lounge at PureVolume House returns for 2010. As the central hub for CMJ the ArtistLounge provides a space for artists and press to interact and rest in between shows which areconducted at a multitude of venues, screenings, and panels. The lounge will also offer samplesand giveaways from a variety of sponsors, along with refreshments.Casual Connect Kyiv, from October 20-22 in Kyiv, brings together talented and knowledgeableexperts in the casual gaming field to further the casual games industry through networking andlearning. Casual Connect is the educational component of the Casual Games Association, theinternational trade association for casual games professionals. Casual Games AssociationEvents are events for the casual games industry with usually over 3,000 professionals attendingCasual Connect Events each year. A Disco Bowling Party at Club Chameleon happens onOctober 21 of the expo.Through red carpet premieres, black-tie society galas, exclusive industry cocktail soirees andchauffeured antique Bentleys and limos, the Beverly Hills Film, TV, and New Media Festivalwill celebrate authentic Old Hollywood glamour, combined with an updated twist of theemerging technology of today. The festival's events, from October 21-24, include a black-tieopening night gala, panels, pitch sessions, gifting suites, film premieres, television content premieres, new media exhibitions, cell phone movie premieres, networking and entertainmentindustry mixers, and those red carpet events.The International Filmmaker Film Festival, in Broadstairs, October 25-28, celebrates popular independent and studio films from the global film industry, while promoting opportunities for the business of film, and hosting special hospitality events and courtesy leisure activities. Inaddition to the filmmaking workshops, screenings of independent films will include many of the filmmakers in attendance for Q&A sessions following each screening. An exclusivescreening of a digitally remastered ‘Dirty Dancing’, with the late Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey, is set to open the festival, with proceeds benefiting the Demelza Children's Hospice and

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