Schedule

Opening Hours

Date Media & VIP Preview Entry for Public  Last Entry for Public  Doors Close
6 May 2017 11:00 am 12:00 pm 6:30 pm 7:00 pm
7 May 2017 11:00 am 6.30 pm 7:00 pm

 Seminars

(Seats available on a first-come, first-served basis)

Day 1 (May 6 2017)

1300 hrs – 1345 hrs On Visual Novels and Kickstarter, presented by Afterthought Studios and Precatio

Afterthought Studios and Precatio, two local visual novel studios with projects published on both Kickstarter and Steam, will share knowledge of this brave, new medium as well as some tips and tricks for getting funding on Kickstarter.

1400 hrs – 1445 hrs Character Concept and Speed Painting for Special Effects, presented by Lionheart Studio

Dreadjim from Lionheart Studio will demonstrate techniques for painting over a photograph of an audience member and creating special effects like clouds, energy flashes and lightning in real time.

1500 hrs – 1545 hrs

Artist Journey of Rachta Lin

Rachta shares her experiences since becoming a full time artist, the adventures of her artist travels and insights on successfully publishing her first ever art book on Kickstarter.

1600 hrs – 1645 hrs Art X Social Media: Utilizing social media to your advantage!, presented by Daiyaku

Jamie from Daiyaku will share tips and tricks on using social media channels like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to help kickstart your circle’s online presence and to promote your art globally.

1700 hrs – 1745 hrs Skills Seminar, presented by InkInk Collectibles

Day 2 (May 7 2017)

1300 hrs – 1345 hrs Essential Tips for Environmental Design with Dongjun Lu, presented by MAGES Institute of Excellence
1400 hrs – 1445 hrs Publishing your Graphic Novel, presented by BooksActually
1500 hrs – 1545 hrs

You are worth it: The Art of Pricing, presented by Collateral Damage Studios

KC Ng, account manager of CDS, sheds light on strategies artists can use to better market, price and promote their art for both doujin and commercial audiences and to turn their hobbies into a sustainable career.

1600 hrs – 1645 hrs Panel: Artists and the Video Games Industry, presented by Battlebrew Productions, The Gentlebros and Kaiju Den
1700 hrs – 1745 hrs Skills Seminar, presented by InkInk Collectibles

Portfolio & Manuscript Reviews

Portfolio Reviews take place at specific times of day, and are on a first-come, first-served basis.

Afterthought Studios May 6 – 2 pm to 4 pm at the Seminar Area
BooksActually May 6 – 2 pm to 3 pm, held concurrently with Publishing your Graphic Novel at the Seminar Area
Collateral Damage Studios May 6 & 7 – 4 pm to 5 pm daily at the Seminar Area
InkInk Collectibles May 6 & 7 – 6 pm to 7 pm daily at the InkInk Collectibles booth
Lionheart Studio May 6 – 4 pm to 6 pm at the Lionheart Studio booth

May 7 – 3 to 4 pm at the Lionheart Studio booth


Networking

Day 1 (May 6 2017)

2000 hrs – 2130 hrs Networking Pizza Party, presented by Artblovk Gallery and Collateral Damage Studios

Artists, creators and studio owners can meet and mingle during this informal social event hosted by Artblovk Gallery and Collateral Damage Studios at the seminar area.