1. “Uncover the Comic Artist within” Public Talk and Book Launch!
29 Oct (Thu) | 2pm – 5pm | The Arts House – Chamber
This talk showcases several first time budding comic artists together with the launch of their educational comics. Audience will hear from student winners of the National Comics Challenge, a nationwide comics talent hunt supported by Ministry of Information, Communications and the Arts.
Student representative/s from Teck Whye Primary School will also share on how they created a series of Science comic books. Be inspired by them to embark on the road to writing today.
We will also be launching some of our latest educational comic books!
2. Comics Entrepreneurship… How to start a business from comics-drawing
31 Oct (Sat) | 12.30pm – 1.30pm | The Arts House – Play Den |15yrs old and above | English
How do you start a business from your writing? Is it possible to pursue your comic drawing passion and succeed in Singapore? Be inspired by comics entrepreneur Mr Gary Goh as he shares his story and experience in the field of educational comics. Tips on research, branding and other business aspects of comics will be covered. This talk is for anyone keen to learn more about the process of comics publishing,and seriously considering living out their passion.
SPEAKER PROFILE: Gary Goh Kok Hiong (Singapore)
Mr Gary Goh is Director of Doby Studio Pte Ltd, one of a handful of comics training and publishing company in Singapore. He is a prolific comic artist with 30 educational comics to date, and best known for his work Doby The Little White Dragon. As President of Comics-in-Education Society, Gary promotes comics as a tool in teaching and learning, having conducted workshops for teachers at Ministry of
Education and Merlion International School, Surabaya. Gary was a member of the Publications Consultative Panel and Films Consultative Panel of Media Development Authority. He holds a Master of Arts in Chinese Studies and Professional Diploma in Creative Entrepreneurship.
To register: Please contact Doby Studio Pte Ltd, Ms Fiona 67488570, firstname.lastname@example.org