Free one-day symposium presented in conjunction with San Francisco Comic-Con to feature a series of talks and workshops for everyone from aspiring cartoonists to professional storytellers.
SAN FRANCISCO -- San Francisco Comics Fest has teamed up with Comic-Con International, the Cartoon Art Museum, California College of the Arts, Museum of African Diaspora, Black Comix Arts Festival, and local comics retailers to celebrate the art of storytelling across the city.
This year’s events include Storytelling Across Media (SAM) a free one-day symposium produced in association with Comic-Con International’s San Francisco Comic-Con (SFCC). SAM will cap off the nearly week-long festival by offering a lineup of in-depth panels and workshops for everyone from aspiring cartoonists to professional storytellers. SAM is not your traditional comics convention. SAM is all about storytelling, through a series of talks and workshops about how to tell a story in various media, including comics, gaming, animation, movies, and more. It explores the similarities and differences in telling stories through different media and focuses on the craft of telling a story through creator lectures and workshops.
This year’s celebration will kick off Wednesday, November 2nd with satellite events held throughout the city culminating in the SFCC sponsored Storytelling Across Media event on Saturday, November 5th.
Festival events include a sketch kick-off at 111 Minna, Comix Experience Trivia Night, and an evening with Ajuan Mance and Shawn Taylor at MoAD.
With special panels presented by Cartoon Art Museum, California College of the Arts, the Queer Comics Expo, Last Gasp Books, Telltale Games and more, the Storytelling Across Media event will have something for everyone. While free and open to the public, space is limited and attendees are asked to register online prior to the event.
Source: Cartoon Art Museum