The Lagos comic con holding this year 2019 is going to be huge as over 60 different activities ranging from games, competitions, panel sessions, master classes, awards, etc. will occur in the 3 days of the event.
In this piece we will give you a guide of the several activities that will be taking place alongside their time and dates.
Before we do that, we will like to notify all eSports players who registered for this event that there has been a venue change for the gaming competitions . This decision was taken by the organizers to accommodate the large numbers of individuals who will attend.
The new venue is now at ”Silverbird Galleria, Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria”
Do spread the word!
Let’s now proceed to the program schedule for Lagos Comic Con 2019.
*THURSDAY – 19TH Of September (DAY 1)*
Digital Book Platforms: Their effect on our reading culture.
Adeyemi Adebiyi (Lagos Chairman, Association of Nigerian Authors)
Okechukwu Ofili (Founder, Okada books)
Benjamin Okoh (Radio Presenter, Classic FM)
Francesca Okwulehi (Self-Published Author)
Developing Animation Contents that Sells
Time: 12:00PM- 1:15PM
Comic Industry Panel: Business Support for African Comic Studios
Time: 3:45PM- 5:15PM
Sunkanmi Akinboboye (Creative Director, Linebug Studios)
Tolu Olowofoyeku (Co-Founder/CTO, Kugali)
Kenneth Unamba (CEO, Majestic Comics)
Peter Ike Amadi (CEO, Shadowblack Comics)
Peter Chizoba Daniel (CEO, Peda Studios)
5:30PM – 6:10PM
RISE OF THE SAINTS
*FRIDAY – 20TH Of September (DAY 2)*
Comics and the African Culture
Sewedo Nupowaku (Comic Creator)
Ibrahim Ganiyu (CEO ICStudios)
Tunji Anjorin (Panasonic Entertainment)
Distribution for African Animation
ANIMATION SESSION (The Annecy Experience/Annecy Africa 2020)
(Updates and Teasers from the NigerianAnimation Industry)
Alternate Income for Nollywood Actors
FRIDAY Distributing Print Books in Africa
Amarachukwu (CEO, Purpleshelves Publishing)
Azzafi Omoluabi-Ogosi (MD,Parresia Publishers)
Tobi Eyinade (Co-founder, Roving Heights)
*SATURDAY – 21st Of September (DAY 3)*
Self Publishing Vs Traditional Publishing: Do You Really Need a Publisher?
Ray Anyasi (MD, Naphtali Books)
Eghosa Imasuen (MD, Narrative Landscape)
Ugochi Obidiegwu (Best Selling Independent Author)
SPOTLIGHT – MAMI WATER
(Hero Corp animation project by Spoof Comics)
SPOOF ANIMATION TEAM
Building a Sustainable Comic Brand
Ayodele Elegba (CEO, Spoof Comics)
Martin Okonkwo (Founder, Epoch Studios)
Somto Ajuluchukwu (CEO, Vortex Corp)
Jedidiah Orakpo (Comic Republic)
PROJECT SPOTLIGHT (Malika Animation project by Youneek Studio)
YOUNEEK STUDIO/ANTHILL STUDIO
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