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Christopher Rutledge

20th PICTOPLASMA BERLIN

CONFERENCE AND FESTIVAL
OF CONTEMPORARY CHARACTER DESIGN AND ART

1 — 5 MAY 2024


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Pictoplasma, the world’s leading conference of contemporary character design in illustration, animation, graphic and urban arts, celebrates its 20th anniversary.

Over the past two decades the Berlin-based project has promoted a uniquely playful and interdisciplinary investigation of new visual worlds in the digital age, served as a lively forum for a growing international community, and redefined the boundaries of contemporary character representation.

To pay tribute to our coming of age, next May 1—5, Pictoplasma awaits all international character creators and connoisseurs for a specially immersive programme of awe-inducing artist presentations and back-to-back conference lectures, freshly hatched animations illuminating the big screen, numerous hands-on workshops, endless fun, inspiration and loads of confetti …

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SCREENINGS 2024
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The 2024 animation section presents new short films in four programs, featuring the latest and freshest generation of characters in motion, be it narrative shorts, music visuals, experimental animation, and anything in between – with many of the filmmakers present to discuss their work in Q&A sessions. 

Official 2024 selection to be announced soon

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CHARACTER WALK / EXHIBITIONS / GROUP SHOWS / PANELS / PORTFOLIO REVUES / CHARACTER LAB WORKSHOPS / ART JAMS / ATTENDEE STAGE / CHARACTER MARKET / NETWORKING EVENTS / LIVE PERFORMANCES / PARTIES /

CHARACTER WALK / EXHIBITIONS / GROUP SHOWS / PANELS / PORTFOLIO REVUES / CHARACTER LAB WORKSHOPS / ART JAMS / ATTENDEE STAGE / CHARACTER MARKET / NETWORKING EVENTS / LIVE PERFORMANCES / PARTIES /

SCHEDULE

  • 14:00 — 20:00

    CHARACTER WALK

    FESTIVAL EXHIBITION OPENINGS

    ATTENDEE REGISTRATION

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    19:00 — 00:00

    WELCOME MEET ‘N GREET

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  • 10:30 — 12:00

    ANIMATION SELECTION

    PROGRAM 1

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    13:00 — 20:00

    CONFERENCE

    LECTURES, ARTIST TALKS

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    CHARACTER LAB

    WORKSHOP, ATTENDEE STAGE, PANEL DISCUSSION

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    22:00 — 00:00

    PERFORMANCE PROGRAM

    GET INTO CHARACTER

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  • 10:30 — 12:00

    ANIMATION SELECTION

    PROGRAM 2

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    13:00 — 20:00

    CONFERENCE

    LECTURES, ARTIST TALKS

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    CHARACTER LAB

    WORKSHOP, ATTENDEE STAGE, PANEL DISCUSSION

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    22:00 — 00:00

    ANIMATION SELECTION

    PROGRAM 3

    PSYCHEDELIC MIDNIGHT MIX

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  • 10:30 — 12:00

    ANIMATION SELECTION

    PROGRAM 4

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    13:00 — 20:00

    CONFERENCE

    LECTURES, ARTIST TALKS

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    CHARACTER LAB

    WORKSHOP, ATTENDEE STAGE, PORTFOLIO REVIEW

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    22:00 — LATE

    POST-PICTO PARTY

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  • 14:00 — 20:00

    CHARACTER WALK

    FESTIVAL EXHIBITION FINNISAGE

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    12:00 — 18:00

    OPEN HOUSE

    CHARACTER MARKET

    OFFICIAL ANIMATION SELECTION FESTIVAL RERUN

    WORKSHOPS

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BERLIN VENUE

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Pictoplasma Berlin 2024 takes place at the extensive premises of a former crematorium, the silent green, a beautiful, vibrant cultural venue that has already hosted several memorable Pictoplasma events. silent green houses all activities at one lively venue, with conference talks, panels, animation screenings, workshops and exhibitions happening both inside and Open Air.

CONFERENCE VENUE

silent green
Gerichtstr. 35
13347 Berlin

 

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