THANK YOU ALL FOR JOINING US AND SEE YOU AGAIN IN MAY 2018
Conference & Festival
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.
11 – 13 MAY/
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.
– 2017 SPEAKER LINEUP –
11 – 13 MAY/
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
10 – 14 MAY/
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.