Upcoming events

JANUARY 2020
Illustration and Picture Book Development 2020

Location: Wohnpark Gösting, Anton-Kleinoscheg-Straße 66A, 8051 Graz

Jan 30 - Feb 1, 2020
450.00 EUR -

The workshop focuses on the development process of a picture book, from the first idea to the finished book. You’ll start with an idea and learn all the necessary steps to write and/or illustrate a picture book. You’ll also focus on how to plan your own project and how to develop appealing characters.

Austria | Workshop | CarbonBlackWorkshops
FEBRUARY 2020
Vertex 2020

Location: Olympia London

Feb 26 - 27, 2020
35.35 EUR - Adult - Day 1 77.76 EUR - Adult - Day 2 106.04 EUR - Adult Day - 1 & 2 16.97 EUR - Student - Day 1 38.17 EUR - Student - Day 2 52.31 EUR - Student - Day 1 & 2 0.00 EUR - FREE DAY 2

The ultimate conference for 2D and 3D artists, Vertex, combines the authority of the UK’s leading professional design website, CreativeBloq.com, and specialist magazines 3D World and ImagineFX, with industry expertise across the world of CG. From video games, VFX, VR to concept art, real-time creation and more, boost your skills with leading industry artists and learn from the world’s best creative studios no matter which area you specialise in.

United Kingdom | Convention | Futureevents
MARCH 2020
Gamedev CityFest 2020

Location: Hotel Domina

Mar 12 - 12, 2020

Gamedev CityFest is the biggest game developers conference in Eastern Russia (Novosibirsk)

Russia | Festival | Gamedev CityFest
The Art of Narrative World Building - Masterclass retreat by Sam Hogg 2020

Location: Ericeira, Portugal

Mar 15 - 19, 2020
1250.00 EUR - Masterclass ticket 550.00 EUR - Non-attending partner

Learn to give your story idea and characters a rich environment to inhabit. Sam Hogg will encourage you to step beyond the obvious solutions and find those visual cues that speak to you as a creator. The goal of the workshop is to leave you with a sense of direction for your personal projects and a plethora of initial ideas that you can take away and develop.

Portugal | Workshop | sept13
APRIL 2020
Carbon Black Art Festival 2020

Location: Wohnpark Graz Gösting, 8051 Österreich

Apr 3 - 4, 2020
270.00 EUR - Early Bird 295.00 EUR - Standard 170.00 EUR - Day Ticket 160.00 EUR - Early Day Ticket

The Carbon Black Art Festival is an education and networking event for artists. Our key program points are live demos and portfolio reviews. Watch artists like Jake Parker, Peter Han and Even Amundsen draw live on stage and ask them questions about their techniques. Sign up for our portfolio review sessions to get personal advice about your art and career.

Austria | Festival | CarbonBlackWorkshops
Digital Art Conference Antwerp 2020

Location: Zuiderpershuis, Waalsekaai 14, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium

Apr 30 - May 2, 2020
184.67 EUR - Super Early Bird 210.88 EUR - Early Bird 263.30 EUR - Regular

DAC-ANT is a digital art conference in Antwerp, Belgium on 1-2-3 May 2020, for artists in the film and games industry. We provide three informative days around topics such as concept design, digital painting, 3D animation, VFX, game development and many more in a relaxed atmosphere.

Belgium | Convention | mantissa
MAY 2020
Nordic Game 2020

Location: Slagthuset

May 26 - 28, 2020
699.00 EUR - Approx. full price pass, detailed info when registration is available

The Nordic Game conference is held annually in Malmö, Sweden. As the leading games conference in Europe, we have a lot to offer, including a program filled with the best speakers from the global industry and our own Nordic heroes, access to international exhibitors and 2000+ professionals, world-class hospitality and a host of networking events, such as MeetToMatch • Expo • Discovery Day • Nordic Game Awards • Gala Dinner • and renowned Nordic Party.

Sweden | Convention | Jacob Riis
Total Chaos 2020 — Sofia, Bulgaria 2020

Location: Sofia Tech Park 111, Tsarigradsko Shose Blvd., Sofia, Bulgaria

May 28 - 30, 2020

In May 2020, Chaos Group’s Total Chaos flagship event will return to Sofia, Bulgaria, for its third edition. Attended by artists, designers, and developers from industries including architecture, interior design, product design, advertising, film and TV, software development, games, automotive, and more, Total Chaos brings together an exceptionally diverse audience.

Bulgaria | Convention | lynetteclee
JUNE 2020
Fantasy Art Workshop Illustration Intensive 2020 2020

Location: Alverno College

Jun 21 - 25, 2020

Fantasy Art Workshop’s Illustration Intensive is the best 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. The workshop takes place at Alverno College in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Registration for 2020 is open. Spots are limited. Artist Guest of Honor: Anita Kunz Art Director Guest of Honor: Kate Irwin (Dungeons & Dragons) Core Faculty: Jeff Miracola (Magic: the Gathering, Scholastic) Aaron Miller (Magic: the Gathering, Blizzard) Steve Prescott (Magic: the Gathering, Dungeons & Dragons) Howard Lyon (Magic: the Gathering, Star Wars) Guest Faculty: Ryan Pancoast (Magic: the Gathering) Iris Compiet (Faeries of the Faultlines) Guest Artists: Chris Seaman Hilary Clarcq Sprite Hansen

United States | Workshop | Jeff Miracola
Syn Studio Gathering of Masters 2020 2020

Location: Syn Studio

Jun 24 - 27, 2020

Syn Studio Gathering of Masters 2020 - Tickets on pre-sale!

Canada | Workshop | Arun Rajagopalan
OCTOBER 2020
VIEW Conference 2020 2020

Location: Officine Grandi Riparazioni - OGR Torino, Italy

Oct 17 - 22, 2020

VIEW Conference is the premiere international event in Italy on Computer Graphics, Interactive Techniques, Digital Cinema, 2D/3D Animation, VR and AR, Gaming and VFX. VIEW 2020 will continue to focus on exploring the increasingly fluid boundary between real and digital worlds. Through lectures, meetings, tributes, exhibits, screenings and demo presentations VIEW will reveal the new digital frontier sweeping from cinema to architecture, from automotive design to advertisement, from medicine to videogames.

Italy | Festival | Maria Elena Gutierrez