Entertainment Industry Related Events September 2013

Published: Monday, August 26th, 2013



Now Playing:
SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark


Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark


SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark features creative consultation by Philip William McKinley (The Boy From Oz), original direction by Tony® Award-winner Julie Taymor (The Lion King, Across The Universe, Frida), music and lyrics by 22-time Grammy® Award-winners Bono and The Edge, and a book co-written by Taymor, Glen Berger (Underneath The Lintel) and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Fantastic Four and Spider-Man comics, “Big Love”).
Foxwoods Theatre, New York, New York
Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark Tickets




On-going: Tommy Guns Garage Dinner Theatre

Tommy Guns Garage
2114 South Wabash, Chicago, Illinois




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Through September 1 – The Los Angeles Times THE TASTE. A celebration of the Southern California culinary scene, to be held Labor Day weekend at Paramount Pictures Studios.
The Taste



Through September 2nd – Now in its 37th year, Telluride Film Festival has established a sort of North American cinephile frenzy. Announcing its lineup barely 24hrs before its launch each year, the festival launches some of the year’s competing box office mainstream films (in 2010 Venice opener Black Swan, Danny Boyle’s 127hrs and Stephen Frears’ cringeworthy Tamara Drew). Though maybe not the best places for film buyers, the festival is an important publicity generating exercise for both EU and US based distributors, and has been described as one of the funnest festivals in America. Telluride, Colorado



Through September 7 – The 70th Venice International Film Festival, The aim of the Festival is to raise awareness and promote the various aspects of international cinema in all its forms: as art, entertainment and as an industry, in a spirit of freedom and dialogue. The Festival also organizes retrospectives and tributes to major figures as a contribution towards a better understanding of the history of cinema. Venice, Italy
Venice International Film Festival



September 1 – Hollywood Bowl: A Night at the Oscars. The thrilling experience of extraordinary movie music played live-to-picture on the Bowl’s big screen continues this year as we celebrate the legacy of music and films honored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Tickets and Information



September 5-15 – Toronto Film Festival. Formerly named the ‘Festival of Festivals’, Toronto was set up to promote tourism in downtown Toronto, showcasing only the best films from other festivals. Toronto, Canada Toronto Film Festival



September 7th – 46th Annual Labor Day Luau
$50 per person includes Hawaiian Luau, food and drink, Hawaiian Show and Fire Dance.
Horace Heidt Estates, 14155 Magnolia Boulevard, Sherman Oaks, California.
Reception starts at 6:30p, dinner at 7p, with an 8p Hawaiian Show and Fire Dance, featuring “Polynesia Journey.”
For details and reservations call 1-818-784-8211 x 13 and ask for Ciara



September 7-8 – Rock the Bells Music Festival. All ages | Rain or Shine | Line-up subject to change. To order by phone call: 800-745-3000. Los Angeles, California Rock the Bells Music Festival



September 7 – 8 – 11th Annual BB Jazz Festival, Huntington Beach Central Park, California
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BB Jazz Festival is a non-profit organization that produces many exciting concerts throughout the year featuring R&B, Soul and Contemporary artists in the city of Huntington Beach, California. Join us by supporting live music and at the same time the proceeds will benefit various charities.



September 18-22 – The BB Jazz Festival. The OIAF is pleased to announce it will pay tribute to the late Dutch animator, Gerrit van Dijk. Founder of the HAFF, Haarlem-based filmmaker van Dijk passed away on December 4th, 2012 at  the age of 73. van Dijk leaves behind an impressive body of work. The OIAF will serve a sampling of the Dutch masters’ best films in a special retrospective screening. Ottawa, Canada The BB Jazz Festival



September 18th – 22nd – Catalina Film Market
Benefiting Catalina Film Conservancy
Catalina Film

Participation will include panels, educational seminars, pitches and networking events with both filmmakers and producers; as admitted into the festival and invited attendees of the market. Avalon, Catalina Island, off of California



September 20-27 – In its five year history, Fantastic Fest in Austin has manage to set itself as important a calendar date as its older brother SxSW. Whilst on one hand selecting a large number of mainstream gems, the festival also attracts a fair number of smaller discoveries, which attracts a strong deal of attention from international buyers every time the line-up is released. Fantastic Fest focuses on sci-fi, horror and Asian genre. Austin, Texas Fantastic Fest



September 20-22 – 13th Annual Coney Island Film Festival at the legendary Sideshows By The Seashore and the Coney Island Museum in the historic Brooklyn neighborhood Coney Island, New York! Coney Island Film Festival



September 25– October 6 – Rain Dance: The UK’s largest independent film festival will be running its 19th edition. The festival focuses on first time filmmakers and independent films and is closely watched by acquisitions representatives due to the discovery, bold and alternative nature of its programming. Rain Dance



September 27th – Blackpearl Media Group and Wisecast Cable presents Fall Premiere Launch Party
red carpet 8p – 9:30p
live entertainment 9:30p
live music, comedy, hors d’oeuvres
Los Angeles, Ca
Black Pearl Media Group



September 27-29 – Writer’s Digest West Conference in Los Angeles. WD are planning a grand event in Los Angeles, at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza. The conference is actually 3 events in one. We have a traditional awesome writers conference, a screenwriting conference, and a self-publishing conference going on at the same time. There are ample opportunities to not only meet speakers and sit in on sessions, but also pitch lots of literary agents and film pros. Writer’s Digest



September 30-October 15 – In almost 50 years NYFF has built itself as a significant publicity generating festival. Its program is predominantly festival circuit films, with an absurdly large number of Cannes selections but the most interesting appeal lies in its Avant Garde strand, almost unmatched anywhere else in the world. New York Film Festival



October 19th – Ascend Women’s Conference
Power of Fearless Joy. Los Angeles, California


Ascend Conference




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