Events and Appearances

The following is a list of upcoming events that Black Mermaid Productions (BMP) will be attending, as well as professional appearances.

NOVEMBER 2014

ACA-Julie DitrichACA PosterAustralian Cartoonists’ Association Stanley Awards and Conference
The ACA is the world’s oldest cartooning association. It holds its annual two day Stanley Awards and conference in November. This year there is a focus on comics. Julie Ditrich will be presenting a session on Comics Masterclass, the Black Mermaid Productions professional development arm.
Dates: Friday 14 and Saturday 15 November 2014

Venue: Menzies Hotel, 14 Carrington St, Sydney NSW 2000 Australia
Cost: $75 per day (members); $90 per day (non-members)
For more information and registration: https://cartoonists.org.au/stanleys-registration/

You can download the brochure here.

 

OCTOBER 2014

Comics at Halloween LiverpoolHalloween at Liverpool City Library
Meet comikers, get dressed up, participate in comics workshops and more at Liverpool City Library. Black Mermaid Productions will be exhibiting.
Date: Friday 31 October 2014
Time: 4pm to 8pm
Venue: Liverpoool City Library
179 George St, Liverpool NSW 2170 Australia
Contact: Pat Nguyen, Youth Services Officer on (02) 9821 9461
Website: http://mylibrary.liverpool.nsw.gov.au

 

SEPTEMBER 2014

Comic ConVersation LogoAshfield Library Comics Con-versation
Comic ConVersation is a new Australian event to be held at Ashfield Library. Julie Ditrich will be one of the guests, and Black Mermaid Productions will be exhibiting.
Date: Saturday 20 September 2014
Time: 4.00 to 8.00pm
Venue: Ashfield Library
Level 3, Civic Centre
260 Liverpool Road, Ashfield NSW 2131 Australia
Contact: Karen on +61 2 9716 1828 or email karend@ashfield.nsw.gov.au
Website: www.ashfield.nsw.gov.au/page/whats on.html

 

MAY 2014

Unknown-7Comic Gong
Comic Gong is a regional one day comics event at Wollongong. Julie Ditrich will be presenting a workshop.
Date: Saturday 17 May 2014
Time: 10pm to 4pm
Venue: Wollongong Town Hall, car. Kembla and Crown Streets, Wollongong NSW 2500 Australia
Website: http://www.wollongong.nsw.gov.au/library/activities/Pages/Comic-Gong.aspx
Workshop Program:
 http://www.wollongong.nsw.gov.au/library/activities/Pages/Workshops.asp

 

FEBRUARY 2014

website-header1Room 801
Room 801 is a new Australian convention for over-18s only, with a special focus on yaoi and yuri. Jozef Szekeres will be a special guest.
Date: Friday 21 to Sunday 23 February 2014
Times: Friday – 6.30 to 8.30pm
Saturday – 9am to 5pm plus swap meet 6pm to 9pm
Sunday – 9am to 5pm
Venue: Y Hotel Hyde Park, Sydney CBD
5-11 Wentworth Ave, Sydney NSW 2000
Contact: http://room801.com.au/contact-us/
Website: http://room801.com.au

 

OCTOBER 2013

Halloween_Liverpool LibraryHalloween at Liverpool City Library
Date: Thursday 31 October 2013
Time: 4pm to 8pm
Venue: Liverpoool City Library
179 George St, Liverpool NSW 2170 Australia
Contact: Pat Nguyen, Youth Services Officer on (02) 9821 9461
Website: http://mylibrary.liverpool.nsw.gov.au

 

SEPTEMBER 2013

zine_fairManly Zine Fair
Date: Saturday 21 September 2013
Time: 11am to 3pm
Venue: Many Library Forecourt
Market Place, Manly NSW 2095
Contact: (02) 9976 1720
Website: http://www.manly.nsw.gov.au/whatson/manly-library-2013-zine-fair/

 

JUNE 2013

Supanova LogoSupanova Pop Culture Expo
Dates: Saturday 22 to Sunday 23 June 2013
Time: 10am to 6pm
Venue: The Dome, Sydney Showground
1 Showground Rd, Olympic Park NSW 2127 Australia
Artist’s Alley Table: H3
Website: http://www.supanova.com.au