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MCM is excited to launch an awesome NEW series of workshops, designed to help you create, learn and inspire

Come join like-minded fans as our industry experts take you through the world of comics, publishing, cosplay and more! Please note that spaces at these workshops are limited, so you will need to register your interest ahead of the show.

WORKSHOPS: 

SATURDAY 27 JULY

 

How I made five films in five years, and how you can too! (with Tom Paton)

Date: Saturday 27 July
Start Time: 13:00
Duration: 1 hour

Description: Tom Paton is currently regarded as one of the UK’s most up and coming directors, but just five years ago he was completely unknown. Since then he has written, directed and sold five full feature films, starring the likes of Stephen Moyer, Casper Van Dien, Shayne Ward and Nicholas Brendon…but how did he pull it off? In this workshop, you will discover the tips and tricks to navigating the industry that Tom took as he guides you through the process and helps to set you on the path to getting your ideas off the ground.

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Fantasy worldbuilding (with Ed McDonald and Den Patrick)

Date: Saturday 27 July
Start Time: 14:00
Duration: 1 hour

Description: What does it take to truly create another world? Fantasy authors Ed McDonald and Den Patrick delve into the world of literature and how to create entire kingdoms, planets, creatures and epic showdowns.

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Pitching to publishers (with John Layman)

Date: Saturday 27 July
Start Time: 15:00
Duration: 1 hour

Description: What is the best way to get your comic book published? How do you get publishers to look at your story proposal? How do you even put together a portfolio? Join US comic book writer John Layman – the creator, writer and letterer of Chew, the NY Times bestselling, Harvey Award and multi-Eisner Award winning cannibal cop comedy series from Image Comics, as he teaches fans how to successfully pitch a story idea.

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SUNDAY 28 JULY

 

Storytelling in comics (with Scott Lobdell)

Date: Sunday 28 July
Start Time: 12:00
Duration: 1 hour

Description: Ever wanted to know what makes a great visual story? How to develop an idea? What does the main character want, or what obstacles and conflict make a good drama? Sharpen your pencils and get ready to learn how to write your own original creations as world renown artist Scott Lobdell shares his visual storytelling process and teaches fans how to create a strong creative connection with an audience.

World renown for his work throughout the 1990s on Marvel’s X-Men, Scott has created characters and written storylines that have appeared in features and TV shows featuring the mutants, including The Gifted, Deadpool, New Mutants as wells as Days Of Future Past and Age Of Apocalypse and Disney’s Big Hero 6.

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Cosplay Techniques: How to make a foam sword (with Artyfakes)

Date: Sunday 28 July
Start Time: 14:00
Duration: 1 hour

Description: Nic and Tabitha from Artyfakes will be showing you how to make a cosplay-safe foam sword from scratch! Not only will they demonstrate and show you all the tools you need, they will be on hand to answer all your prop making questions. Artyfakes is a UK-based prop making company created in 2007 working with some of the biggest companies in the industry including Nintendo, Amazon, Fortnite, Warner brothers and so much more.

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