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    Latin Grammy Awards, Miami Music Festival, InfoComm Asia 2010, DubaiInternational Convention, Highlight November Media and EntertainmentIndustry Networking Events

    The sprawling American Film Market (AFM) practically took over the beach front area at Santa

    Monica beach. Run in conjunction with the AFI Fest film event, the AFM is a marketplace, and not aconvention, where production and distribution deals are closed. The AFM transforms The Loews Santa

    Monica Beach Hotel, the Le Merigot Beach Hotel, and many other venues along the Santa Monica

    beach front area into a busy marketplace where 23 screens on the Santa Monica Promenade and the

    surrounding community become AFM screening rooms for the entire event.

    The Oaxaca International Independent Film and Video Festival, November 8-11 in Oaxaca, is an

    official cultural event of the long and storied city of Oaxaca de Juarez, showcasing films exploring abroad range of subject matter and spanning multiple genres. The Festival will also play host to the

    Oaxaca International Literature Competition dedicated to providing a forum for the writer to display

    their talents that will run concurrently with the film festival. The event within the event, celebrates

    writing as the interaction of a complex of processes-rhetorical, cognitive, social, and intuitive-thatdevelop through social acquisition, formal training, and reflective practice.

    Camila, Pedro Fernndez, Juan Luis Guerra, Enrique Iglesias, Rosario, and Wisin y Yandel are earlynames announced by The Latin Recording Academy as performers for the 11th Annual Latin

    GRAMMY Awards, November 11 in Las Vegas. The awards will be airing live on the Univision

    Network from 811 pm ET/PT (7 pm Central). Actor/comedian Eugenio Derbez and actress/singerLucero will co-host this year's celebration. The 11th Latin GRAMMY Awards will be supported on

    radio via Univision Radio (the official Spanish-language radio network of the Latin GRAMMY

    Awards), and highlighted on the Internet at and

    Mockfest Film Festival of Hollywood, November 11-14, aims to showcase the best mockumentariesfrom around the world. Mockfest features mockumentaries of all types and lengths. Comedic, dramatic,and experimental mockumentaries are showcased at the festival, including works from the past, present

    and future. An 80s theme kick-off party will happen at Pangaea. Closes with Awards Ceremony,

    Sunday at 6:30 pm.

    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-oninstruction and information about navigating the new music

    industry. While focusing on, all major genres, the MMF conference

    offers sessions on music creation, performance, publishing,recording technology and live sound, law and more. MMF takes

    place during the newly arranged Live Music Month in Miami and

    will include two daytime sessions on five stages in Bayfront Park

    and a show at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts.Conference events will feature A&R executives, producers, music publishing and touring executives,

    entertainment attorneys, leading technology developers, media and marketing executives, radio

    program directors, film music supervisors, advertising executives and other buyers of music. An all-ages daytime BBQ on Saturday and Sunday features performances at various stages at Bayfront Park.

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    ASCAP and Music Unites, a non-profit organization supporting musical artists and professionals

    through performance and education opportunities, have teamed up to present four workshops to offer

    insight on integral aspects of the music business. Beginning November 16 in New York, the first of the

    four sessions will focus on music publishing and will feature a panel of executives from EMI Music,Downtown Music Publishing and Shapiro Bernstein. Each workshop will consist of an hour long panel

    discussion followed by a 20 minute Q&A session. Cantora Records Savoir Adore is scheduled to end

    the first evening with a live performance.

    InfoComm Asia 2010 in Hong Kong, November 17-19, presents an opportunity for AV distributors and

    systems integrators, as well as business operators and IT managers, to find out how to leverage AVtechnology in corporate or marketing strategies for the goal of optimizing business success. Conference

    attendees can expect to see the latest AV technology, applied in diverse industries e.g. digital signage

    and video walls used in retail malls and transit halls; sound, visual and data integration systems for

    command and control centers in transportation, defense and security; interactive e-boards forclassrooms and training centers; collaborative conferencing equipment and fittings for corporate

    boardrooms; multiple screen presentation systems, complete with state-of-the-art sound and lighting

    effects for fixed installation and staged events.

    Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, located in Tallinn, November 19 through December 5, combines a

    feature film festival with sub-festivals of animated films, student films and children/youth films. Thefestival aims to present its audiences with a comprehensive selection of world cinema, with the

    emphasis on European films, and providing an atmosphere for interaction between the audience,

    Estonian filmmakers and colleagues from abroad. The Black Market Industry Screenings at the festivalfurther cooperation on both sides of the Eastern border of European Union (EU) and Nordic countries,

    and give filmmakers visibility and access to the bigger audiovisual markets around the world. In

    addition to the Black Market, a Literary rights market "Books To Films" will be presenting, promoting

    film literature from Estonia, Latvia. Lithuania, Finland, Russia, Georgia and Ukraine. Up to 14 titleswill be selected and presented to possible producers and filmmakers who are looking for new ideas.

    In 1973, legendary music show host Dick Clark created the American Music Awards to pay tribute tothe top musicians who ruled the album charts, topped national sales, and assembled legions of devoted

    followers. Going into its 37th year this November, the show has honored hundreds of artists with the

    AMA trophy, allowing the best and brightest stars in the music business to shine. This year the 2010American Music Awards will air live from the Nokia Theater, Sunday, November 21, in Los Angeles,

    at 8 pm on the ABC Television network.

    There will be three separately themed entertainment industry conventions taking place at the DubaiInternational Convention & Exhibition Centre, opening November 29. MyContent is a marketplace for

    producing, co-producing, selling, buying and distributing entertainment content, especially geared to

    professionals involved in the TV, film, animation, kids programs, documentary, mobile and internetcontent, comics and digital media industry. The Dubai International Character and Licensing Fair

    conducts the Third Dubai International Character & Licensing Fair dedicated to trade events in the

    Middle East for production, marketing and licensing of cartoon characters, animation, logos, films,brands, arts and designs. The Third Dubai World Game Expo is devoted to introduce a wide variety of

    computer games, including entertaining video games, online gaming, mobile games, edutainment and

    infotainment software, game related hardware, and next-generation platforms.

    Government Video Expo attracts a regional contingent of video production, post and broadcast

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    professionals, running November 30 through December 2. The DC based conference is structured forproduction and post production professionals. In cooperation with GVExpo, the DC Film Alliance has

    created a special space on the GV Expo Exhibit Floor for the Washington, DC regional film, video and

    media arts community to come together complete with a screening room and coffee house. If you want

    to network with government video producers who hire outside contractors for their projects the Meetthe Government Producers (MGP) panel hosted by TIVA-DC will take place at the event.

    The above events are only a sample of what is fully listed. Complete details are on the "Media,Entertainment and Performing Arts Industry News and Events" page at which now has a language translation button to convert its

    contents into any chosen language. A look ahead into Decembers event dates can help you prepare forthe International Movie Trailer Festival, in Los Angeles, December 1-2, the International Film Festival

    Summit, December 5-7 in Las Vegas, and the annual holiday Jingle Mingle in Winter Park, on

    December 8. The latest Video News Summary presentation now running showcases the talents of:

    AMSTELLARDAMs teaser for The Lonely Sound, Gilli Moons album release of, The Stillness, pre-feature trailer for dark docudrama, Nitrate, GuerrillaMonster Films Grindhouse flick, Cigarette Girl.

    Past videos from the monthly video news summary are archived on the Free Home Video Showcase at which serves as an archive for all past video presentations butwithout the audio news narration.