Tag Archives: Graphic Festival

The Simpsons cartoonist Matt Groening to make Australian Debut at Sydney Graphic Festival in November

Cartoon legend Matt Groening, creator of The Simpsons and Futurama, is coming to Australia for the first time to present at the sixth GRAPHIC festival weekend at Sydney Opera House. Matt Groening will be headlining the event, which will also see talks from Lynda Barry (Ernie Pook’s Comeek, One! Hundred! Demons!)... Continue Reading

Creating the Apocalypse will see George Miller answer Mad Max: Fury Road questions from a worldwide audience

One of the biggest hits of 2015, Mad Max: Fury Road was Academy Award-winning writer-director George Miller‘s fourth instalment in the franchise – and it took him some 17 years to get there.  And now, in news that will excite cinefiles all over Australia, Miller and the film’s creative team will be answering questions from a worldwide call-out as a part of their appearance at the Sydney Opera House’s Graphic Festival on Sunday 11 October. Accompanied by a 3,500 graphic novel storyboard, no less.... Continue Reading

Event Review: Graphic Festival – Robot Chicken Live – Sydney Opera House

Since 2005, the Comedy Channel has been the host of one of TV’s most irreverent and disturbing, but also hilarious comedy programs. Robot Chicken uses stop motion animation, toys and the twisted minds of Seth Green and Matt Senreich and their fellow animation creators to challenge the boundaries of taste. The GRAPHIC Festival showcase at the Sydney Opera House brought out the two co-creators along with Tom Root, John Harvatine IV, Eric Towner and Doug Goldstein for a talk and Q&A about Robot Chicken, the inspiration behind some of the episodes, twerking and pizza toppings.

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