15-Los Angeles The MVPA Fourth Annual Director's Cuts Film Festival. Information: 323-469-9494.
15-Chicago The AICP's "Art and Technique of the American Television Commercial" at the Chicago Historical Society. Information: Lia Elder, 312-527-1480.
15-New York The Third Annual Brain Game, sponsored by the Ad Club of New York. Agency teams compete through eight rounds of questions that cover a broad range of topics, from sports to current affairs. At the Plaza Hotel. Tickets include cocktails, dinner and a multimedia contest. Information: Brett Caldwell, 212-533-8080 x205.
16-Deadline to submit work for the 2002 International Andy Awards to be held in New York April 25. Entry forms and details: Joan Minihan, 212-533-1570, or andyawards.com.
5-New York Opening reception for AIGA members to view selections from the gallery's Annual Design Competition, "365/22 part 1." Exhibit opens to the public Dec.6 at AIGA, 164 Fifth Ave. Information: 212-807-1990.
21-Early Bird Deadline (10% discount) to enter the 2002 D&AD Award Competition (see promo featuring Tarsem above). For an entries pack call 44 (0)20 7840 1140; or visit dandad.org.