25th November 2018 13:30-16:00 o’clock Cultural Centre Valve, Studio Cinema
Comics Pitching brings artists and publishers together. In 2018 for the first time Oulu Comics Center organizes an opportunity for comic book artists to introduce their ideas and projects to an international jury which consists of representatives of numerous publishing houses.
Comics Pitching is a one of a kind possibility to get new contacts and to get direct feedback from professionals publishers of the comic book industry.
The Jury: Stine Spedsbjerg (Forlaget Fahrenheit), Petteri Oja (Zoom Teufel), Mattias Elftorp (CBK, Tusen serier), Vesa Kataisto (Arktinen Banaani), Kirsi Kinnunen (Comic Book agent, France) Each participating artist has exactly 5 minutes to introduce their project. In the presentation you must use a slideshow in which the slides will change automatically every 15 seconds.
Please send 15 numbered slides (1600×1200 pixels, jpg) to Oulu Comics Center via e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you want to participate in Comics Pitching as an artist. Deadline is 11th of November. In your e-mail please state your name and the name of your project and write a short description of your project in your native tongue. If you are looking for a publishing house from somewhere else than Finland please write in your short description also in English. Only ten artist can be chosen for Comic Pitching. The Jury will decide which of the artists they want to meet.
Please send us you application if you wish to participate. The Comics Pitching event is open for audience. Event is organized in co-operation with the City of Oulu and Tapahtumien hubi.