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In its 4th US edition, the Pictoplasma Conference originating from Berlin returns to New York to present a marathon of inspiring lectures, talks and panel discussions by some of the most outstanding artists, illustrators and designers pushing the edge of contemporary character visualization.
The Pictoplasma Conference invites a diverse audience of graphic designers, illustrators, animation filmmakers and producers, fine and urban artists and character connoisseurs of all shades to gather under one roof and dive deep into the world of character-related art and design. The presentations are accompanied by feature-length ‘Characters in Motion’ screenings, showcasing a selected mix of new and outstanding character-driven animation, motion graphics, music videos and shorts.
The event’s unique mix delivers tons of inspiration, while the lively exchange between the various disciplines highlights the importance of contemporary characters in today’s global visual understanding.
Schedule of Speakers and Events:
Saturday, February 9:
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. – Doors open, attendee registration
12:00-1:00 p.m.- Pecha Kucha / Parsons’ Pitch
1:00-3:00 p.m.- Lectures by David OReilly and Gemma Correll
4:00-5:00 p.m.- Lecture by Andy Rementer
5:00-6:00 p.m.- Panel with Steven Guarnaccia, Taylor McKimens, Marc Rosenthal and Olimpia Zagnoli
7:00-9:00 p.m.- Lectures by Ryan Quincy and Julia Pott
9:30-11:00 p.m.- Screening Characters in Motion 2