OCTOBER 26 + 27, 2023
October 2023, Pictoplasma, the leading character design conference from Berlin, finally returned to New York for its ninth edition—to present the freshest talents and probe the workings of the creative mind on character.
ARTIST TALKS &
Pictoplasma NYC presented 10 hand picked key lectures by the world’s most influential artists and upcoming talents, cutting-edge graphic, toy and game designers and leading animation filmmakers.
present your work to the curious conference crowd
As a NYC premiere, a dozen registered attendees selected upon prior application took the big stage at the SVA Theatre, grabed the mic, demonstrated their excellence and shared their work with their Picto peers in the captivating PechaKucha format.
eye-candy and storytelling genius
Pictoplasma NYC presented a feature film length selection of 20+ fresh animated shorts and experimental narration a far cry from family entertainment, featuring the latest generation of characters in motion, including work by Felix Colgrave, Renee French, Joe Cappa and Encyclopaedia Pictura.
Portfolio Reviews & Breakfast Networking
100 Gansevoort St
New York, NY 10014
Friday morning’s rapid-fire networking event granted conference attendees private face-to-face time with ten industry leaders, agencies, production companies and talent scouts. They had exactly 6 minutes to make a lasting impression and gather valuable feedback before the gong sounds and a new face takes your place.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26/
DOORS OPEN: REGISTRATION
Andy J. Pizza / Headexplodie
Natalie Labarre / John McLaughlin
Fanny Brodar / Matt Furie
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27/
PORTFOLIO REVIEWS @ WIX PLAYGROUNDS
Zutto / Parn Aniwat
Dédouze / MookNTaka
333 West 23rd Street
between 8th and 9th Avenues
New York, NY 10011
Featuring two theaters, an elegant lobby and green room designed by Milton Glaser, the SVA Theatre hosts both intimate and extravagant events. The Theatre has been home to red carpet Hollywood premieres, awards shows, film festivals, conferences and theatrical events.