Thursday, 14 May 2009

Canvas8 launches the Changing Face of Media event

‘The Changing Face of Media’, the first in a series of events, hosted by Canvas8 (, will be held on Thursday 21st May at The Idea Generation gallery in Shoreditch.

Canvas8 has set up this event to review and discuss the increasingly blurred boundaries between film, gaming and graphic novels and where the potential for cross-platform innovation.

Key speakers at the event include:

Pat Mills – Often referred to as 'the godfather of British comics', Pat is a graphic novels writer and editor. His comics are notable for their violence and anti-authoritarianism. He is best known for creating 2000AD and Judge Dredd.

Kareem Ettouney – Kareem is the Art Director of LittleBigPlanet, co-founder of Media Molecule and the former Lead Concept Artist for Lionhead Studios. Kareem was integral to the launch of LittleBigPlanet, the evolutionary console game, and the winner of the AAIAS Interactive Achievement Award for Overall Game of the Year.

To register for the Changing Face of Media, Thursday, May 21, 2009 at 6:45 PM (GMT) please visit

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