The pandemic continues to give festival organizers headaches, but it’s offering them opportunities, too. In theory, going virtual lets them draw a wider pool of guests — and attendees. Anyone reading this can, with little effort and at minimal cost, attend a convention based in California and a festival normally held in Montreal in the next seven days.
Here are the details of the two events:
What? The second edition of the young Californian convention, which celebrates creators working across animation, live action, video games, and illustration. Many features from last year’s event have been ported over to the virtual platform, including an interactive “artist alley” that lets users sample the work of participating artists (see video below).