SCBWI Conference - Saturday 23rd November Nov 07 2013


Advocate Art CEO Edward Burns will be participating at the SCBWI Conference later this month along with other industry professionals from the Children's Publishing world. He will be taking part in portfolio reviews throughout the day, judging the Best Portfolio of the Show and participating in a Meet the Industry Session. For more information check out their website or follow some of the linked features below.

Portfolio Exhibition. A chance for illustrators to show off their portfolios! A Best Portfolio Award will be announced at the end of the conference, chosen by Art Directors and speakers attending the conference.More about Exhibition Illustrator's Showcase. Offers an exciting opportunity to showcase your work and have it exhibited during the conference. More about Showcase One to One Manuscript and Portfolio Reviews. Manuscript critiques and portfolio reviews present a wonderful opportunity to receive one-to-one feedback from a publishing professional. A limited number of slots are available and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. More about Manuscript Reviews More about Portfolio Reviews 11.00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m. BREAK OUT SESSIONS

Meet the Industry Professionals: Illustrators

Nghiem Ta, Strawberrie, Edward and Vicki
Nghiem Ta, Strawberrie, Edward and Vicki
Is talent enough to build a career in illustration? Illustrators, get the lowdown on what the industry wants, what works in a portfolio and how to stand out in a crowd. Get the inside view from art directors Nghiem Ta (Templar) and Strawberrie Donnelly (Igloo Children's Books), and agents Edward Burns (Advocate Art) and Vicki Le Feuvre (Darley Anderson).