Workshops

Drawing Cartoon Characters From Scratch

Sunday
14:00 - 15:00
Hellenic American Union
Seminar Room 6th

Comics artist and AKTO instructor, Dimitris Vitalis, reveals the secrets behind character creation.

Giving Life To A Song: From Comics To Animation

Saturday
17:30 - 18:30
Hellenic American Union
Seminar Room 6th

AKTO instructors, Thanasis Petrou and George Makaris, show the process of transferring artwork from paper to Photoshop and After Effects.

Breaking Down A Page

Sunday
15:00 - 15:50
Hellenic American Union
Seminar Room 4th

Work with Michael Dialynas on other writers’ scripts and select the ideal way to layout a comics page.

The Short Story Collective

Sunday
14:00 - 14:50
Hellenic American Union
Seminar Room 4th

Roger Langridge lets you be the writer and puts your ideas and suggestions on paper!

Art In Sequence

Sunday
13:00 - 13:50
Hellenic American Union
Seminar Room 4th

Sümeyye Kesgin analyzes the skill behind drawing panels that work well sequentially to benefit the narrative flow.

So You Want To Be A Comics Writer?

Sunday
12:00 - 12:50
Hellenic American Union
Seminar Room 4th

Simon Spurrier talks about the reality and challenges of working as a comics writer.

Illustrating Reality

Saturday
16:10 - 18:00
Hellenic American Union
Seminar Room 4th

Nicolas Wouters and Dimitrios Mastoros talk about the challenges of creating the graphic novel EXARCHEIA, L’ORANGE AMERE.

The Design Process

Saturday
19:30 - 20:20
Hellenic American Union
Seminar Room 4th

Emma Price reveals the techniques she personally uses as a graphic designer, to achieve a truly spectacular result.

How To Tell A Story In Very Few Panels

Saturday
14:00 - 14:50
Hellenic American Union
Seminar Room 4th

Anna Haifisch invites you to rise to the challenge of creating a complete story in only four panels.

The Secrets Of Yokai

Saturday
12:00 - 12:50
Hellenic American Union
Seminar Room 4th

Nicolas de Crécy will share the secrets of the approach one has to follow in creating these unique creatures.

Creating Characters

Friday
19:10 - 20:00
Hellenic American Union
Seminar Room 4th

Rutu Modan analyzes the creation of characters, from concept and development, right up to putting them on the printed page.

Sewing Details 101- Embroidery & Beading

Sunday
19:30 - 20:30
Hellenic American Union
Seminar Room 4th

The sewing part of creating a costume is full of difficulties in every stage. But there are ways to go around them.

Characters And Objects

Saturday
13:00 - 13:50
Hellenic American Union
Seminar Room 4th

Michèle Standjofski talks about how we often associate people we know to objects that define them according to our perception.

The Swallow And The Moon: From Literature To Comics

Saturday
15:00 - 16:00
Hellenic American Union
Seminar Room 4th

George Tsiamantas analyzes the creative process behind adapting literary works into graphic novels.

Video Game Art: From Physical To Digital

Saturday
18:15 - 19:15
Hellenic American Union
Seminar Room 4th

Greek video game developing company DragonTale guides you through the process of designing video game art.

Models And Mock-Ups In American Cinema

Sunday
16:00 - 17:30
Hellenic American Union
Seminar Room 4th

3D models and props in the context of modern cinema and 3D animation.