|Al Davison at a londonprintstudio comic workshop
Do you enjoy telling tall tales or scribbling stories? Do you love reading graphic novels, comics or picture books? Then look no further – londonprintstudio is offering five carefully chosen 21-25 year olds the chance to:
- Run comic workshops for 16-20 year olds
- Receive mentoring from top professional comic artists, anthology makers, screenwriters, print makers, comic publishers and art educators
- Develop your own artistic comic projects with supervision from mentors and feedback from your fellow interns
- Be introduced to the London comic scene, attend events, give presentations, network and meet publishers, editors and creators in the comic industry
- Take part in editing, planning and creating work for a comic anthology publication and a comic exhibition at londonprintstudio.
The course is run by professional comic creator Karrie Fransman, whose comics have appeared in The Times and The Guardian and who is currently working on her first graphic novel due to be published by Random House.
The internships run for two days (14 hours) per week for six months. Interns will receive a travel and food expenses budget for two days per week. All londonprintstudio staff and volunteers are required to have a Criminal Records Bureau Check.
The deadline for return of application form is Monday 5th September 2011, with interviews set to take place on Tuesday 13th September 2011. The intrnships will then start on Tuesday 20th September 2011
• For job description and application visit: www.londonprintstudio.org.uk/F13-intern.html
• For more information on the project visit: www.londonprintstudiocomics.blogspot.com
The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. He is currently editor of Star Trek Explorer, published by Titan – his third tour of duty on the title originally titled Star Trek Magazine.
Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Babylon 5 Magazine, and more. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War” and “Dan Dare”.
He’s the writer of “Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies” for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.