The Art Department Eindhoven, 18+19 April 2024

Europe’s biggest festival on design and craft of film, animation and games is returning to its home base Klokgebouw in Eindhoven (18+19 April). The Art Department is a 2-day fest where the love for craftsmanship prevails and a place where the industry gathers and new talent unfolds itself.

Highlights for studios

The carefully curated program highlights every aspect of the creative process, showcasing all angles of craftsmanship and design for film, animation and games.

Think artist talks by artists such as Harry Potters’ concept artist Rob Bliss (UK), Pirates of the Carribean character designer Crash McCreery (USA), concept artist on Dr. Strange Karla Ortiz (USA), visual development artist Sylvain Marc (FR) who worked on Pixar’s Luca and layout and background designer Armand Serrano (USA) who contributed on classics like Mulan, Lilo & Stitch and Tarzan.

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Also joining are the Indian illustrator Somnath Pal (Sons of Ram, Court) and UK-based Form Play (Google, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, Sephora). More to be announced.

Besides inspiring artist talks there is a full package of side program showcasing industry trends and offering recruitment options.

Want to catch the latest trends within the industry?
Join our panels on new tech such as AI, work-life balance and mental health.

Looking for new colleagues or interns?
Get in touch with us about the recruitment options that can happen in our Industry Garden.

Want to discover fresh talent?
Reach out about how your studio can participate on the portfolio reviews.

Want to stay up-to-date regarding new projects?
Check out the Playgrounds VR or Animation Pitch!

Feel like picking up a pencil?
Join our sketch sessions by Drink and Draw.

In need for some new wall decoration for the office?
Pick up original art works and apparel at the art market.

2-Day Regular Tickets €110
1-Day Regular Tickets €65
2-Day Education Tickets €60
1-Day Education Tickets €35

Klokgebouw, 5651 GW Eindhoven, NL

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