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News from the MCAF
May 16, 2018

Activities at MCAF
Saturday 26 

May 16, Montreal - MCAF presents several activities in English, panels, Q&A and workshops from May 25 to May 27 at La Fontaine Park. Moreover, Penelope Bagieu, Dame Darcy, Meags Fitzgerald and Sascha Hommer will be at the festival to share their careers in comic arts. 

Saturday 26 | at noon | Rendez-Vous

Q&A with Meags Fitzgerald
Canadian author of Long Red Hair

Saturday 26 | at Noon | Studio

Re-animate Europe
Explore the world of visual storytelling in a workshop that will consider the concept of “comics with a cause”. Generate and share ideas, and experiment with comic-book making.

Saturday 26 | at 1 p.m | Hub

The world of webcomic
Making a living in webcomics has never been easier, but this doesn't mean it's easy. Join some professionals as they answer questions about their experiences working on the world wide web.

Saturday 26 | at 2 p.m | Calixa-Lavallée

Comics journalism
Journalism and drawing are connected. Learn more about editorial choices, caricature and press.

Saturday 26 | at 2 p.m | Rendez-Vous

Q&A with Dame Darcy
American author of Meat Cake

Saturday 26 | at 3 p.m | Studio

My music as a comic strip
Imagine the sound and the noises of your comic book then create your own comics soundtrack.
6 to 12 years old, with Jeunesses Musicales du Canada
Limited space! Register now

Saturday 26 | at 4 p.m | Hub

Different publishing model
Why choose to launch a new publishing house? What are the different models? How do they work? Meet some of our bests editors as they talk about their respective company.

Sunday 27 

Sunday 27  | 10 a.m | Studio

Tropes in humour comics
E.B. White said that “Explaining a joke is like dissecting a frog. You understand it better but the frog dies in the process.” Join us as we look at the fine line between cliche and convention in this joke-writing workshop.

Sunday 27  | 11 a.m | Rendez-Vous

Q&A with MaGnUs
Uruguayan author of My Life Without A Jetpack

Sunday 27  | At noon | Studio

Your story set to music
Create a musical tale with images and instruments!
For 3 to 6 years old, with Jeunesses Musicales du Canada
Limited space! Register now

Sunday 27  | 1 p.m | Hub

In the world of Sascha Hommer
Durée : 45 min
German author of In China

Sunday 27  | 2 p.m | Rendez-Vous

Q&A with Enzo Smits and Ward Swart
Flemish authors of Wolven

Sunday 27  | 3 p.m | Hub

Women representation in comics
Meet artists from all over the world to talk about the representation of women in comics physically and psychologically.

Sunday 27  | 4 p.m | Hub

Discover the work and the world of Yokoi Sanpo and Miki Yamamoto
Mangakas from the prefecture of Ibaraki, Japan.

Sunday 27  | 4 p.m | Studio

Snakes, ladders and closure, the mechanics of comic art
An intro to what makes comics tick, able to shape space and time in readers minds, all without moving at all. Appropriate for both those looking to read comics with more insight, and those aspiring to make their own.

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About MCAF

Since 2012, Espace La Fontaine hosts MCAF, a free, bilingual and eco-conscious event.

From May 25th to 27th, the Montreal Comic Arts Festival features over 160 local and international authors, 40 exhibitors, original exhibitions, events and activities for everybody.

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