Upcoming EventsWEDNESDAY: The 7th annual Artivist Film Festival devoted to advocacy pics opens with docu “ReGeneration.” Through Dec. 4 at the Egyptian Theater. Artivist.com JHRTS hosts a Q&A with MTV Networks’ Doug Herzog at WME’s Gotham offices. Jhrts.com FRIDAY: Morgan Spurlock hosts the Intl. Documentary Assn. Awards. Los Angeles’ DGA Theater. Documentary.org Independent Film and Television Alliance presents its 12th annual Production Conference on indie filmmaking. InterContinental Hotel in Century City. Ifta-online.org SATURDAY: Russell Brand will be honored at Variety’s Power of Comedy fund-raiser for the Noreen Fraser Foundation. Variety.com Women in Film hosts its inaugural Career Rehab Day event featuring workshops on job hunting and career development. L.A.’s Salon Studio. Wif.org DEC. 5: Los Angeles Conservancy hosts a screening of 1970’s “Scrooge” at downtown’s historic Million Dollar Theater. lac.laconservancy.org/scrooge DEC. 6: New York U.’s Tisch School of the Arts’ annual gala fetes 1970 grad Billy Crystal. Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall. Tisch.nyu.edu DEC. 8: Peter Tolan moderates the Hollywood Radio & Television Society’s Hitmakers panel featuring top showrunners. Beverly Hilton. Hrts.org Comedian Russell Peters hosts the final showcase of NBC’s “Stand Up for Diversity” comic search at Los Angeles’ Comedy Store. Standupnbc.com DEC. 9: Craig Ferguson hosts the Shoah Foundation’s Ambassadors for Humanity gala honoring Jeffrey Katzenberg. Hollywood and Highland Ballroom. College.usc.edu/vhi/afh
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