13th

PICTOPLASMA
BERLIN
2017

Eran Hilleli

Conference & Festival
OF CONTEMPORARY
CHARACTER DESIGN
AND ART

 

10 – 14 MAY 2017

 

From May 10 to 14 Pictoplasma transforms Berlin into the world’s most vibrant meeting point for a diverse scene of artists and creatives, trailblazing the face of tomorrow’s visual culture. While international creators and producers meet for a central conference to exchange strategies for tomorrow’s figurative representation, the wider festival showcases latest trends in character design and art, cutting edge screenings bring the latest animation eye-candy to the big screen, and numerous exhibitions throughout the city invite you to experience original works and outstanding character craftsmanship.

CONFERENCE 

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11 – 13 MAY/

ARTIST TALKS,
LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS*

 

*  requires prior online registration

 

At the heart of the Festival, the central Pictoplasma Conference presents 18+ key lectures by the world’s most influential artists and upcoming talents, cutting-edge graphic, toy and game designers and leading animation filmmakers. It is the meeting point for 800+ international attendees, offering the chance to learn from and be inspired by some of today’s most innovative and avant-garde artists.

ANIMATION SCREENINGS

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    Nathan Jurevicius
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    Igor Bastidas
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    Rune Spaans
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    Kirsten Lepore
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    Roberto Biadi
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    Elia Gardella
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    Olesya Shchukina
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    Robert Wallace

11 – 13 MAY/

Big screen
psychedelic 
eye-candy and
storytelling genius

 

The Festival’s film section brings animated newborns to the Babylon big screen, whisking the audience around the world in three freshly curated programmes brimming with psychedelic eye-candy and storytelling genius.
After their morning premiere for the registered conference attendees, with many of the international studios and filmmakers present for Q&A rounds, the programmes await the wider festival audience for their re-run in the evenings.

CHARACTER WALK EXHIBITIONS

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10 – 14 MAY/

EXHIBITIONS AND
GROUP SHOWS
THROUGHOUT
BERLIN

 

 

The accompanying Festival exhibitions stage new work by an impressive line-up of participating artists – presenting sculptures, paintings, art editions and multiples – many of them for the first time in Berlin. One highlight is the vast group show by the 4th Pictoplasma Academy Alumni, introducing the raw talent of our annual master-class and taking a fresh look at the upcoming faces of tomorrow.

 

 

VERY ROUGH SCHEDULE

10. May
WEDNESDAY

 

12:00 – 20:00
Character Walk Exhibition Openings
Berlin-Mitte

21:00 – late
Pictoplasma Welcome Party
@ACUD

 

11. May
THURSDAY

 

11:00 – 12:30
Characters in Motion Screening 1
@Babylon

13:00 – 19:30
Conference Lectures
@Babylon

22:00 – 00:00
Psychedelic Midnight Mix
@Babylon

 

12. May
FRIDAY

 

11:00 – 12:30
Characters in Motion Screening 2
@Babylon

13:00 – 19:30
Conference Lectures
@Babylon

21:00 – 00:00
CharacterScope Premiere
@SilentGreen

 

 

13. May
SATURDAY

 

11:00 – 12:30
Characters in Motion Screening 3
@Babylon

13:00 – 19:30
Conference Lectures
@Babylon

22:00 – late
Post_Pictoplasma Party @Urban Spree

 

14. May
SUNDAY

 

12:00 – 20:00
Finnisage CharacterWalk Exhibitions
Berlin-Mitte

 

FESTIVAL VENUES

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BABYLON
Rosa-Luxemburg-Str. 30
10119 Berlin

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ACUD MACHT NEU
Veteranenstr. 21
10119 Berlin

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URBAN SPREE
Revaler Str. 99
10245 Berlin

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