CONFERENCE & FESTIVAL BERLIN 2016 – SHOW CHARACTER!

12th

Pictoplasma
Conference & Festival
2016

CONTEMPORARY CHARACTER DESIGN
AND ART

4 – 8 May 2016

 

Spring 2016 Pictoplasma transforms Berlin into the world’s most exciting meeting point for a diverse scene of international artists and creatives, trailblazing the face of tomorrow’s visual culture. The festival showcases latest trends in figurative character design, from fine to urban arts, illustration, animation and graphic design. Creators, producers and fans meet for an unconventional conference with cutting-edge artist presentations, curated screening programmes bring the latest animation eye-candy to the big screen, and a series of exhibitions and group-shows invite visitors to experience original works and outstanding character craftsmanship.

 

News

5 – 7 MAY/

CONFERENCE 
LECTURES & WORKSHOPS

 

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4 – 8 MAY/

FESTIVAL
EXHIBITIONS

 

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5 – 7 MAY/

ANIMATION
SCREENINGS

 

UPCOMING ACADEMY SHORT COURSES

  • RESIN TOY MOULDING WITH MATT JONES

    RESIN TOY MOULDING WITH MATT JONES

    LEARN HOW TO DESIGN AND PRODUCE YOUR OWN ART MULTIPLES AND TOYS – FROM SCULPTING TO MOULDING AND RESIN CASTING
  • RESIN TOY MOULDING WITH MATT JONES

    RESIN TOY MOULDING WITH MATT JONES

    LEARN HOW TO DESIGN AND PRODUCE YOUR OWN ART MULTIPLES AND TOYS – FROM SCULPTING TO MOULDING AND RESIN CASTING
  • RESIN TOY MOULDING WITH MATT JONES

    RESIN TOY MOULDING WITH MATT JONES

    LEARN HOW TO DESIGN AND PRODUCE YOUR OWN ART MULTIPLES AND TOYS – FROM SCULPTING TO MOULDING AND RESIN CASTING

ACADEMY/

NEW
ACADEMY
SHORT COURSES


03 + 04 MAY 2016

 

As prelude to this year’s Festival, the Pictoplasma Academy offers  hand-on short courses to improve your character skills, taking place May 3 + 4 at Pictoplasma’s headquarter in the former crematorium, Silent Green.

RESIN TOY MOULDING WITH MATT JONES / 2 days

 
Matt Jones aka Lunatic will take participants by the hand and guide them through all stages of model making, silicone moulding and resin casting, enabling you to produce your own art multiples and toys.

 

 

Seats are limited, so secure your participating fast HERE >

SHOP/ CHARACTERIZE

SHOP/

CHARACTERIZE!

Open 24/7: Order our latest compilation publications, eye-candy DVDs, limited art editions and gadgets directly through our Pictoplasma Online Shop.

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PUBLISHING/

PICTOPLASMA COMPILATION


Fresh off the press: Pictoplasma presents the Ultimate Source Book of Postdigital Portraiture for Character Designers, Connoisseurs and the Creatively Curious.

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ART PRINTS/

EXCLUSIVE PICTO-PRINTS


You walls yearn for character? No problem: choose from a fine selection of exclusive edition prints and start your own, personal art collection.

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LIMITED ART EDITION/

MISSING LINK PUZZLE


New Limited Edition Puzzle: 1000 999 pieces (one missing). But nothing is lost – you’ll need to complete the Puzzle in order to retrieve your personal Missing Link.

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PROJECT/ C-FILES: ESSAYS, INTERVIEWS, TALKS AND THOUGHTS

C-FILES/

THE 
CHARACTER 
FILES

The Character Files present theoretic texts, thoughts, talks, essays and interviews of Pictoplasma’s past and present research – in no particular order – while we continue to examine the possibilities (and limits) of contemporary character representation. 

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CONFERENCE/

PICTOTALKS ON DEMAND


Get inspired by some of today’s most innovative talents, taking the Pictoplasma Conference stage to share a glimpse on their work process, motivation and personal development.

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ACADEMY/

MASTERCLASS 2016


The Pictoplasma Academy offers a new exciting masterclass and workshops, suitable for anyone who wants to expand their practise in any field related to the creation of characters.

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CONTACT/

GET INTO CHARACTER

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