2 Deadline for the Society of Illustrators 43rd Annual Exhibition. Illustrations created for books, editorial, institutional, and advertising as well as uncommissioned illustrations accepted. Winning entries will be shown at the Society of Illustrators Museum of American Illustration in New York. Information: 212-838-2560.
2-6 Long Beach DV Expo and Web Video Expo, a conference and exposition for digital video production and postproduction professionals. John Waters is a keynote speaker. Information: Gary Robinson, 310-473-4147, www.dvexpo.com.
2-13 New York R/GA Digital Studios presents "Transformation," a retrospective of the company's work in film, broadcast, interactive and broadband. The exhibition will feature film titles as well as special effects work for clients such as Reebok and Diet Coke. Information: Sidney Cooper, 212-643-1440.
2-21 New York John Stevenson Gallery hosts an exhibition of photography by Sheila Metzner. Metzner was the first female art director at Doyle Dane Bernbach, and was inducted into the Art Directors Hall of Fame in 1997. The gallery is located at 338 West 23rd St. Information: Sherrie Murphy, 212-724-9315.
2-21 New York The School of Visual Arts holds a retrospective if Duane Michals' photograpy. Michals has worked at a variety of magazines, including Life and Time; he has also shot for advertising clients such as Microsoft and the Gap. The exhibit is held at the Visual Arts Museum, 209 East 23rd St. Information: Kristin Wolfe, 212-592-2010.
3-5 Chicago Promo Expo 2000, a conference and trade show for the promotion industry. Includes sessions on privacy, strategic alliances, and legal issues. Information: 800-927-5007, www.promoexpo.com.
5 Los Angeles AICP/West hosts the AICP show that started in New York in June, showing for one evening at El Capit n Theater. Information: Monica MacDonald, 323-960-4763.
16-19 New York The Advertising Research Foundation presents "ARF Week of Workshops: Surviving the Internet." Includes speakers from FCB Worldwide, Dentsu, and Goodby Silverstein and Partners. Information: www.theARF.org.
19 New York Tabletop, Rob Ackerman's play about a commercial shoot (see p. 28) opens at the American Place Theatre. Information: 212-840-3074.
19-Nov 17 New York The Art Directors Club presents Exhibition: Deutsch, Inc., an exhibit of the agency's best commercial and print campaigns. Information: Sidney Cooper, 212-643-1440, www.aicp.com.
21 Deadline for the Mobius Advertising Awards. The awards accept worldwide entries in TV, radio, print, and package design. Information: 630-834-7773, www.mobiusawards.com