Upcoming events

MARCH 2019
SXSW Conference and Festival 2019

Austin Convention Center

Mar 08, 2019 - Mar 17, 2019

Each March in Austin, diverse groups of creatives across interactive, film, and music industries converge at the SXSW Conference & Festivals. Journey into this oasis of fresh ideas to cultivate creativity, untangle problems, propose solutions, and forge lasting connections during 10 days of collaboration with thought leaders working towards a more connected future.

Festival | Firestarter
Leipziger Buchmesse 2019


Mar 20, 2019 - Mar 23, 2019

March in Leipzig is characterised by reading. The Leipzig Book Fair and its reading festival "Leipzig liest" are the spring events of the book and media sector. Authors, readers and publishing companies meet to collect information, to engage in exchange and discover what is new. Look forward to diving deeply into the diverse theme areas and the extensive program.

Convention | Anna Kersten

Messe Leipzig

Mar 20, 2019 - Mar 23, 2019

The first meeting place for all comic book, manga, cosplay, Japan and gaming aficionados. Welcome to your own world: The Leipzig Book Fair provides you with your own exhibition hall where you can unleash your fantasy and imagination

Convention | Firestarter
APRIL 2019
Playgrounds Blend 2019 2019

Pier15 Breda and Tuschinksi Amsterdam

Apr 03, 2019 - Apr 07, 2019
85.00 EUR - full pass early bird

At Playgrounds Blend 2019 we'll be showcasing a catwalk of inspiring and innovative makers who are known for stretching outside of a genre and mashing more things up. You will be able to pick their brains, see how they did it, how they started, what they studied, how they became famous as well as what amazing projects they are tackling at the moment.

Festival | Paulien Mandos
MagicCon 2019

Maritim Hotel Bonn

Apr 26, 2019 - Apr 28, 2019

MagicCon 3 – meet your favorite stars from the most different Fantasy & Mystery series and movies from April 26th 'till 28th 2019 at the Maritim Hotel Bonn.

Convention | Firestarter
FMX 2019

Haus der Wirtschaft

Apr 30, 2019 - May 03, 2019

FMX is Europe’s most influential conference dedicated to Digital Visual Arts, Technologies, and Business.

Convention | Firestarter
MAY 2019
Fantasy Basel 2019

Messe Basel

May 03, 2019 - May 05, 2019

At 60’000m2, FANTASY BASEL – The Swiss Comic Con is the biggest convention in Switzerland for film, game, comic and cosplayfans and thanks to the location of the border triangle Basel it has an international vibrancy!

Convention | Firestarter
JUNE 2019
Dokomi 2019

Messe Düsseldorf

Jun 07, 2019 - Jun 08, 2019

DoKomi - Germany's Anime- and Japan Expo! Welcome to your world of anime - Find new friends among 40.000 other anime-fans.

Convention | Firestarter
Fantasy Art Workshop's Illustration Intensive 2019

Alverno College

Jun 17, 2019 - Jun 21, 2019

Fantasy Art Workshop’s Illustration Intensive is a five-day workshop for aspiring and professional illustrators who want to take their art to a whole new level in an encouraging and creative environment, all while getting intense instruction from an award-winning faculty with decades of experience in fantasy gaming, video games, editorial, conceptual art, children’s books, and more.

Workshop | Jeff Miracola
FaRK 2019

Bergwerk Reden

Aug 23, 2019 - Aug 25, 2019
0.00 USD - free

The fantasy and role-playing convention is an event around science fiction, steampunk, cosplay, fantasy, live action role play (LARP), movies, series, comics, computer and video games, and end times.

Convention | Firestarter
Trojan Horse was a Unicorn 2019

Fort St. Elmo and the MCC - Valetta

Sep 22, 2019 - Sep 27, 2019

Trojan Horse was a Unicorn (THU) went from being a six-day digital art event to an organization that psychologically, technically, and educationally supports the global digital artist and ensures that the world understands and celebrates their artistry and craft.

Festival | Andre Luis
SPIEL 2019

Essen Grugahallen

Oct 23, 2019 - Oct 26, 2019

SPIEL in Essen means: Four days of fun, meeting friends, playing and testing thousands of games and novelties together with gamers from all over the world. Make up your own mind about the quality of the international gaming market and feel free to buy your favourite ones!

Convention | Anna Kersten