NYTVF, MTV Video Music Awards, Duke Ellington Jazz Festival, One Mic Nite @ Voyage Restuarant, Wired Magazine NextFest, IFP New York Filmmaker Conference, Future of Music Policy Summit, Radio Career Fair, are Selected Highlights For September Media and Entertainment Industry Career Networking Events

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    NYTVF, MTV Video Music Awards, Duke Ellington Jazz Festival, One Mic Nite @ VoyageRestuarant, Wired Magazine NextFest, IFP New York Filmmaker Conference, Future ofMusic Policy Summit, Radio Career Fair, are Selected Highlights For SeptemberMedia and Entertainment Industry Career Networking Events

    President Clinton will be on hand to sign copies of his latest release, Giving,during a November 4 book signing in New York. The NYTVF, opening September 5-10in New York, features an Independent Pilot Competition that has established a

    pipeline allowing producers, writers, and directors to showcase their original TVpilots directly to the decision-makers of the industry. The West Coast SongwritersConference, happening September 7-9 in Los Altos Hills, contains two days ofseminars, songscreenings, performances, lyric reviews, one-on-one consultations,performance-showcases, networking and more, including a sunset concert. MTV VideoMusic Awards will air live from the Palms Casino Resort September 9 in Las Vegas 9pm WST on MTV, and feature performances by Kanye West, Rihanna and others. TheThird Annual Duke Ellington Jazz Festival launches September 9-17 in Washington,DC, and as part of the festivities, this event will also celebrate DizzyGillespie's 90th birthday. For September 10, and actually every Monday night, theOne Mic Nite talent showcase ( http://www.myspace.com/onemicnite ) and industrynetworking event turns over the microphone to a variety of performinng artists atthe Voyage Restaurant/Bar, in the far west quarter of Greenwich Village. BMI is a

    co-sponsor for the first industry conference focusing primarily on Latin hip-hop,urban, and reggaeton which opens with a party and showcase produced through LA TVSeptember 12 in West Hollywood.

    The Wired Magazine NextFest in Los Angeles features more than 160 interactiveexhibits from leading scientists and researchers around the world, allowing yourto experience the future of communication, design, entertainment, exploration,health, play, robots and more when it opens September 13 for 4 days in LosAngeles. The Primetime Emmy Awards stages its ceremony September 16 in LosAngeles, and willl be captured via teleccast over the FOX network. The NAMICConference and Inaugural Television Writers' Workshop is a customized daylongworkshop designed to give experienced writers of color the opportunity to honetheir craft and learn the essentials of creating, packaging and selling a

    television script, all happening September 16-18 in New York. The IFP New YorkFilmmaker Conference wiill be held September 16-21 and offers daily socialnetworking opportunities and over 35 panel discussions on new technologies,current issues and global marketplace trends, in addition to conference themeslike Making Your First Feaure, Filmmaking 2.0, and Music Makes Movie panels.Over two days starting September 17, The Seventh Annual Future of Music PolicySummit taking place in Washington, DC, brings together musicians, music industryexecutives and policymakers to discuss critical issues relating to music, law,technology and policy, as well as conversations about copyright, music licensing,and this year presents a special breakout sessions for musicians on how to betteruse emerging Internet technologies such as podcsating and online socialnetworking.

    Digital Entertainment World 2007 will take place in Hong Kong, September 19-21,and is all about new distribution channels for entertainment content includingstrategies on monetising digital entertainment by bringing content to consumersusing new technologies and new distributions capabilities. Festival do Rio/The Riode Janeiro International Film Festival is the most celebrated cinema event onBrazil's cultural calendar, and for fifteen days, starting September 20, Rio stepsinto the spotlight, with gala parties, film market events, Brazilian andinternational celebrities, major media attention, and of course, great films.Advertising Week hosts their annual gathering of advertising and media decision-makers of North America in New York from September 24-28, with an agenda thatincludes a hybrid of 200 distinct events. Mamak Khadem ( http://www.mamak-

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    khadem.com/ ), the lead singer of the cross-cultural Persian fusion ensemble Axiomof Choice, and who has been a featured performer on numerous American film andtelevision scores, performs songs inspired by travels throughout the Middle Eastat a September 25 New York engagement. The NAB Education Foundation (NABEF), inpartnership with the Broadcast Education Association (BEA), and Radio-TelevisionNews Directors Association (RTNDA), will host its annual Radio Career Fair, takingplace in Charlotte, September 26-28, and welcoming seasoned professionals, collegestudents and entry-level job seekers who are interested in a career in radio

    broadcasting. The Global Peace Film Festival, opening September 26 in Orlando, isbeing held in conjunction with the UN's International Day of Peace to promote theart of motion picture to further the goal of peace on earth, beyond anti-war,ideology and activism. The Ypulse Tween Mashup is a business-to-businessconference, designed to help media and marketing professionals reach tweens usingtechnology in a multi-platform world, that precedes the formal opening ofDigitalLife, the consumer technology, gaming and entertainment exposition takingplace in New York on Sepember 28.

    The above events are just a sampling of what is listed. Most of the reportedevents above have a submission process for indie and/or performing artists to takepart in. Complete details are on the "Media, Entertainment and Performing ArtsIndustry News and Events" page at http://www.actorschecklist.com/news.html. Video

    and podcast versions of this news summary are now available at most popular videosites around the Web like MySpace, YouTube, the Apple iTunes store podcastcategory, as well as on The Actor's Checklist athttp://actorschecklist.com/loudblog/ a great place to get your iPhone, ipod orApple TV download from. This month on video you will see trailers and video clipsof suspense, thriller The Prodigy, from F5 Films, LLC( http://www.myspace.com/prodigymovie - http://www.theprodigymovie.com ); Balletimprovisations shown in sample clips from "Creating Ballet Dreams with Rochelle"from Arizona based Ballet Ovations ( http://www.balletovations.com -http://www.myspace.com/balletovations ); Video adventures and "Rocket Roll" musicwith Futureman ( http://www.futureman.com - http://www.myspace.com/futuremandotcom); Worldwide Cinema, and hip hop, R&B label OTISSSPROD, joint production of Frenchlanguage film "A Coeurs Perdus" starring filmmaker/musician Vince Bosco

    ( http://www.myspace.com/acoeursperdus - http://www.myspace.com/otisssprods ); ThePsychedelic alt electro indie pop rock from the future fusion of video and musicfrom Montreal based band TOYKULT. Another hearty welcome goes out to newlyinitiated iPhone owners to make http://actorschecklist.com/loudblog their premierevideo download destination for media industry news and entertainment.