THANK YOU ALL FOR JOINING US AND SEE YOU AGAIN IN MAY 2018

Conference & Festival
OF CONTEMPORARY
CHARACTER DESIGN
AND ART

 

10 – 14 MAY 2017

 

From May 10 to 14 Pictoplasma transformed 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 met for a central conference to exchange strategies for tomorrow’s figurative representation, the wider festival showcased latest trends in character design and art, cutting edge screenings brought the latest animation eye-candy to the big screen, and numerous exhibitions throughout the city invited all to experience original works and outstanding character craftsmanship.

CONFERENCE 

11 – 13 MAY/

ARTIST TALKS,
LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS

At the heart of the Festival, the central Pictoplasma Conference presented 18+ key lectures by the world’s most influential artists and upcoming talents, cutting-edge graphic, toy and game designers and leading animation filmmakers, 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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    Axel Digoix
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    Rune Spaans
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    Gerhard Human

11 – 13 MAY/

Big screen
psychedelic 
eye-candy and
storytelling genius

 

The Festival’s film section brought 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 awaited the wider festival audience for their re-run in the evenings.

CHARACTER WALK EXHIBITIONS

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10 – 14 MAY/

12+
EXHIBITIONS AND
GROUP SHOWS
THROUGHOUT
BERLIN

 

 

The accompanying Festival exhibitions staged new work by an impressive line-up of participating artists – presenting sculptures, paintings, installations, art editions and multiples – many of them for the first time in Berlin. One highlight was 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.

 

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