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2ND Screen Global Aligns With NASA Science Fiction & Science Fact iCON Awards Luncheon Keynote Speaker Jim Lux, SCan Project, Co- Principle and Engineer, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Mars Science Lander - Curiosity, joins a stelar line-up of Second - Screen Global, Entertainment, Animation, Digital Media - Tech, executives, producers and students in a place where science fiction meets science facts. During 2ND Screen Global iCON Awards Luncheon and Conference. Hosted by Josefa Salinas - Hot 92.3 FM Radio. August 23 - 24, 2013 Warner Center Marriott, Woodland Hills California.
Stellar Line-up of speakers include: Francis Glebas,DreamWorks, Disney - Universal, Ralph Guggenheim- Alligator Planet, founding member of Pixar, ThomasGrasty - STROOME - Huffington Post, Sean Malatesta- Marengo Knoll, Inc. Mark Farquhar - California University Northridge - Warner Bros. Studios - DreamWorks, Pixar, Lee Bailey - EUR Web, Gena Vazquez - Legacy Entertainment Partners, LaMarr Blackmon - BURN, College Media Network ( 50+ USA Markets - Global ) Laurel Mintz - Elevate Your Brand, Joie Albrecht - Creation Factory, Indie Filmmakers, Reyna Young - Last Door Productions - KCTH - 27 TV, AT&T U-Verse, Maureen Whelan - A Sin That Cannot Be Forgiven and Francis Xavier - Legend of Linda Vista - Less Than A Whisper, starring WILL.I.AM and Kerry Washington - Desperate One. 2SGC -Founder, Diane Blackmon - Bailey, Family Friendly Films Animation Entertainment LLC. - Clubsocietyhills.biz, Land of Boo, plus other VIP surprise celebrity guests.
Stellar Line-up of speakers include: Francis Glebas,DreamWorks, Disney - Universal, Ralph Guggenheim- Alligator Planet, founding member of Pixar, ThomasGrasty - STROOME - Huffington Post, Sean Malatesta- Marengo Knoll, Inc. Mark Farquhar - California University Northridge - Warner Bros. Studios - DreamWorks, Pixar, Lee Bailey - EUR Web, Gena Vazquez - Legacy Entertainment Partners, LaMarr Blackmon - BURN, College Media Network ( 50+ USA Markets - Global ) Laurel Mintz - Elevate Your Brand, Joie Albrecht - Creation Factory, Indie Filmmakers, Reyna Young - Last Door Productions - KCTH - 27 TV, AT&T U-Verse, Maureen Whelan - A Sin That Cannot Be Forgiven and Francis Xavier - Legend of Linda Vista - Less Than A Whisper, starring WILL.I.AM and Kerry Washington - Desperate One. 2SGC -Founder, Diane Blackmon - Bailey, Family Friendly Films Animation Entertainment LLC. - Clubsocietyhills.biz, Land of Boo, plus other VIP surprise celebrity guests.
iCON Top -10 West San Fernando Valley “Innovative” Schools of the Year, Awards will be presented during luncheon festivities. 2SGC - Partners: Blackmon Entertainment Media, Family Friendly Films Animation Entertainment LLC., Walgreens, Morris Media, EUR Web, BURN College Media Network, Pit Bull Energy Drink, Ken Wilson Inc., Traveling Space Museum, California University, Northridge.
2ND Screen Global Con is a nonprofit educational - entertainment organization.
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Registration Open - ICON Awards Luncheon Tickets On Sale Now!
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Small World -- Epic! Kid’s CON -- 2ND Screen Global

Woodland Hills CA. -- Southern California’s - 2ND Screen Global - Kid’s - CGI Conference joins forces with entertainment - broadcasters, university professors and animation industry experts for “ everything small-screen.”

2SGC - Kid’s entertainment - animation - second-screen - CGI - arts - consumer fan conference and expo, allies with power-house broadcasters, educators and entertainment - animation industry professionals and power-brokers, for monumental two- day, “family - friendly” summer event. Warner Center, Marriott, Woodland Hills California. Aug 23 -24, 2013.

Family Friendly Films Entertainment LLC., The BURN - College Radio Network ( 50 + College - Universities ) Blackmon Entertainment Media - EURweb - Club Society Hills - Global Tween Site.

Northridge University’s - Dave Moon - Managing Director - Professor of the Center for Visual Communication ( VISCOM ) an on-campus “Think Tank” ( creates an opportunity and environment that combines teaching; with faculty, students and industry professionals ). The VISCOME Team consist of only, highly talented students, with possible futures in the animation industry”.

Animation guru, writer, director, artist, teacher and award winner - Francis Glebas, holds a PH.D in fantasy; DreamWorks, Blue Sky, Warner Brothers, Universal - Disney. Movie Credits: How to Train Your Dragon, Aladdin, Lion King, Rio, Ice Age 4, Space Chimps. Books: Directing the Story and Iggy’s Incredible Easy Way To Write a Story. New York Institute of Technology, Walt Disney Imagineering - Disney Institute. 2SGC - Advisor and Arts Director will champion, seminars and live tech broadcasting efforts

Northridge University Professor and twenty-year, animation pro - new-age innovator - Mark Farquhar will lead and moderate, Animation Panel. His expertise and experience are well known throughout the animation industry. Credits include: DreamWorks, Pixar, Disney, Sony, Imageworks, Warner Brothers Studios: Toy Story 2, Surfs Up, Open Season, Shark Tale, Monster House, Mars Attack. Professor of Arts - University California, Northridge.

Affiliates: Woodland Hills - Tarzana Chamber of Commerce - Woodland Hills Warner Center Neighborhood Council - City of Los Angeles - Councilman Dennis P. Zine, Boys & Girls Club of America, Traveling Space Museum, ASIFA - Hollywood.

Celebrities, Autographs, Zones, Performances, VIP Meet & Greets, Parties, Seminars, Tech Demonstrations, Competitions, Contest, Scholarship, ICON Awards, Student Intern Program - Studio City and Fun!
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Independent Second - Screen CGI Animation Conference: Student - University Hook-Up

Woodland Hills CA. -- 2NDSCREEN GLOBAL CON ( 2SGC ), nonprofit education, entertainment and media organization presents a unique CGI - Second-Screen, Indi Conference. Placing an much needed spotlight on independent Computer Generated Illustrators ( CGI ), second-screen, animation, websites, apps, games, tablets and video streaming companies.

Encompassing, Second-Screen technology, developers, designers, creators and independent producers with an opportunity to network, showcase, premiere, compete, preview and demonstrate the “next new thing”, to broadcasters, educators, entertainment - animation professionals, power-brokers and peers.

The monumental 2 - day “family-friendly” summer event will take place at the Warner Center Marriott on August 23 - 24, 2013 in Woodland Hills California.

Registration opens March 2013.
Advisors Committee
Founder
Diane Blackmon - Bailey
Francis Glebas -- DreamWorks
Dave Moon VISCOM - University California Northridge
Gwen Kelly Walmart
Lee Bailey EUR WEB
LaMarr Blackmon BURN - College Radio
Network
Danielle Holland PitBull Beverages
Diana Williams Woodland Hills - Tarzana
Chamber of Commerce
Dr. Ella Tolliver Solano College
Johnny Morris Morris & Associates
Emilie Knude Hansen Maritime Museum
Ivor Dawson Traveling Space Museum
Ken Wilson Ken Wilson Inc.
Praba Lakshmipthi Juicy Magazine
Janis Thomas KDYA Radio

2SGC - 2ND Screen Global Con has teamed with University of Californiaʼs VISCOM - Center for Visual Communications, an on-campus “Think Tank”, that creates an opportunity and an environment that combines teaching with faculty, students and industry professionals creating a extraordinary, public - private partnership
Invite: Partners - Sponsorship - Speakers
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Visit our 2SGC Website www.2ndscreenglobal.com

Mission

2SGC --- a non-profit - education - entertainment - media organization dedicated to creating awareness of and appreciation for CGI ( Computer Generated illustration ) - Animation, Second - Screen ( electronic “buddy” devices: smart phones - tablets -digital - web content / creators ) and other related pop-culture art-forms and technologies. Through education, branding, exposure; conferences, conventions, special events, competitions, and 2NDSCREEN GLOBAL witnessing while preserving history through entertainment.
Diane Blackmon Bailey - Founder

Media Partners - Sponsorship - Participants - PR - Media Contact Info
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