Events of interest in digital entertainment in Utah!
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FanX® Salt Lake Comic Convention™s (formerly Salt Lake Comic Con) are Dan Farr Productions’ annual events, and are now the most attended conventions in the state of Utah and the largest comic convention in North America per capita. The conventions have attracted celebrities like Stan Lee, Chris Evans, Mark Hamill, Jeremy Renner, Elijah Wood, Dick Van Dyke, Tom Felton, Jason Momoa, Matt Smith, Sir Patrick Stewart, Buzz Aldrin and so many more.
Dan Farr Productions was co-founded by Dan Farr and Bryan Brandenburg and is an event and marketing group devoted to organizing events, launching and acquiring new shows, and partnering with premium celebrities and brands in the pop culture arena. Dan Farr Productions is dedicated to producing spectacular celebrations of popular culture that lead the market in providing exceptional and rewarding experiences for our consumers, fans, celebrity guests, vendors and partners.
Every week our social media pages and groups reach 5-10 million people and is the most engaged and active comic convention social media community in the world.Thursday, September 06, 2018 at 02:00 PM through September 09, 2018 · $35.00 USDSalt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, UT
HackTheU is Utah’s largest hackathon and was held for the first time on November 11th-12th of 2016. Over the course of 24 hours, students from across the state and nation developed their solutions to the various prompts through augmented reality, virtual reality, IoT, and many other kinds of applications. In addition, students had access to workshops on various tech topics presented by members from the local industry. With only three months of preparation, a new organization and event had been formed drawing crowds from all over.Saturday, September 08, 2018 at 01:00 PM through September 10, 2018rsvp
***Submit your short format film (20 minutes or less), documentary, music video, video for free! Send the downloadable link to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline submission date is September 2nd Midnight.***
Come one, come all to the Utah Film Showcase! We are highlighting filmmakers from Utah and showing their films for free at the Megaplex Theaters at Jordan Commons 9335 State St, Sandy, UT 84070.Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 06:30 PMMegaplex Theatres at Jordan Commons in Sandy , UT
CVX Live (Creator Viewer Experience Live) is an event designed to bring online media creators and their fans together. It was held for the first time in Orem, Utah, on August 7 to 8, 2015. Originally created by the team behind the "Bored Shorts TV" YouTube channel, the convention is Utah's first YouTube event, gathering thousands of online YouTube creators and fans together in one place. One of the creators, Brett Robers, described it as “...a very unique opportunity to bring YouTube to life.” Other YouTube events similar in nature are VidCon, Playlist Live and Vlogger Fair.Friday, September 21, 2018 at 06:00 PM through September 23, 2018 · $15.00 USDUtah Valley Convention Center in Provo , UT
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Most Days this month - FREE FILMS!
You can find terrific, engaging independent film showtimes all across the state! The wonderful Utah Film Center maintain a great list here: https://www.facebook.com/pg/UtahFilmCenter/events/
Weekly – SL CIRCLE
Our friends at SL Circle hold weekly lunch & learns and other events on different topics. They also have a monthly beer social last Friday of the month. Details of all these events: https://slcircle.com/events/
ENTREPRENEUR LAUNCH PAD
The Entrepreneur Launch Pad (ELP) helps startups and small businesses on the Wasatch front. Free mentoring, education, resources for growth. These meetings in Sandy, Kaysville, and Orem. More info here:
- Sandy: https://www.facebook.com/SaltLakeValleyEntrepreneurLaunchPad/
- Kaysville: https://www.facebook.com/groups/241120856036211/
- Orem: https://www.meetup.com/Utah-County-Entrepreneur-Launch-Pad-Meetup/
FILM - Our partners at the Utah Film Commission have an events calendar, here: https://film.utah.gov/event-calendar/
GAMES - the Utah Games Guild maintain a calendar of local events here: https://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=v468q15oiiqtdu7dmfcs5l9ui8%40group.calendar.google.com&ctz=America/Denver
TECH - You can find an interesting, wide variety of tech-related events at our good friends Silicon Slopes' events page here: https://nvite.com/community/siliconslopes
GAMES - GamesIndustry.biz maintain a comprehensive list of upcoming events for the gaming industry, here: http://www.gamesindustry.biz/network/events
VR/AR - The VR/AR Association maintain a growing list of events relevant for those involved in the creation of VR and AR, here: http://www.thevrara.com/events/