ZAGREB/CROATIA, 25th – 30th MAY 2015

6 DAYS TO REMEMBER!

Workshops / B2B / Recruitment / Live talks / Startups / Exhibitions / Portfolio reviews

GET THE RIGHT TOOLS FOR CHASING DREAMS

More than 60 experts from all over the world will share their knowledge on

illustration, design, advertising, games, film, web & mobile apps, live drawing, animation, concept art,

2D, 3D, VFX, traditional techniques, anatomy…

Big hugs go to all IFCC friends, sponsors & partners, especially…

Reboot Develop is the biggest game developers and games industry professionals conference in South Eastern Europe set in amazing historical city of Dubrovnik. Three days with more then 40 international speakers including some of the key industry legends

CEGC, short for Central European Games Conference, aims to bring together game developers from Central and Eastern Europe and give the video game industry in the area the attention it deserves. It takes place in Vienna, Austria.

THU is truly a world class festival, bringing together the best talent in computer generated art, Hollywood VFX, game design, and animation, while promoting a social atmosphere where all conversations and questions are welcome.

Industry Workshops is London’s primary catered VFX education event and will be held from 10th to 13th september 2015, at The Vaults venue, London SE1 7NN.

ArtStation enables you to showcase your images, videos & models in a slick way. Create your own portfolio website with customized themes, and be part of a global community of media & entertainment artists.

FRRRESH magazine is a free monthly online visual arts magazine which promotes known and unknown creatives from planet Earth. Discover great and soon to be great artists – go on, it’s free :)

Carboni delivers what/when others can’t. Roll-ups, flags, stickers, banners, all kinds of promo materials that you have or haven’t heard of. Communication is not their strongest side but, as we said earlier – Carboni delivers, and that’s all that matters.

Level Up! is a free online community for teaching and sharing. Artists behind this great project are Wojtek Fus, Darek Zabrocki and Jonas De Ro! It’s free and open for everybody so be sure to check it out – satisfaction guaranteed!

IFCC equipment sponsor
General digital media sponsor for Croatia
IFCC event experts
General print media sponsor for Croatia
Airline tickets supplier
IFCC PR experts
Cool videos, you’ll see :)
IFCC beer supplier
IFCC media partner
IFCC program partner
IFCC’s official film distributor

Meet some of the guests

OR CHECK THE FULL LIST

jana_schirmer
Jana Schirmer
Freelance Illustrator 
ben_mauro
Ben Mauro
Freelance Concept Designer
esad_ribic
Esad Ribic
 Comic Artist & Illustrator
darek_zabrocki
Darek Zabrocki
Freelance Concept Artist
Dulk
Dulk
All Terrain Illustrator
mathias_zamecki
Mathias Zamęcki
Freelance Concept Artist
andre_luis
Andre Luis
THU Founder
anthony_jones
Anthony Jones
Concept Artist & Educator
furio_tedeschi
Furio Tedeschi
CG Artist
boell_oyino
Boell Oyino
Character Artist & Illustrator
bjorn_hurri
Bjorn Hurri
Concept Artist
slawomir_maniak
Sławomir Maniak
Concept Artist & Illustrator
andrey_ryabovichev
Andrei Riabovitchev
Freelance Concept Artist
milan_nikolic
Milan Nikolic
Concept Artist
nicolas_pierquin
Nicolas Pierquin
3D Concept Artist
titus_lunter
Titus Lunter
Concept Artist
lip_comarello
Lip Comarella
Concept Artist & Illustrator
mike_azevedo
Mike Azevedo
Concept Artist
mike_hill_2
Mike Hill
Concept Designer
alexander_kafoussias
Alexander Kafoussias
Designer & Sculptor
yangtian_li
Yangtian Li
Concept Artist & Illustrator
wojtek_fus
Wojtek Fus
Concept Artist
vaughan_ling
Vaughan Ling
Concept Artist
livio_rajh
Livio Rajh
Digital Artist
filip_burburan
Filip Burburan
Freelance Illustrator
hasan_bajramovic
Hasan Bajramovic
3D Character Artist
tom_paul
Tom Paul
Concept Artist
hrvb_the_weird
HRVB
Graffiti Artist & Illustrator
tomislav_tomic
Tomislav Tomic
Illustrator
florian_satzinger
Florian Satzinger
Animator &  Character Designer
milivoj_ceran
Milivoj Ceran
Illustrator
michal_kus_2
Michal Kus
Freelance Concept Artist
mohamed_abdelfatah
Mohamed Abdelfatah
Character Artist
alexander_gellner
Alexander Gellner
Animator & Illustrator
al_brady
Alex Brady
Concept Artist
even_mehl_amundsen
Even Mehl Amundsen
Freelance Concept Artist & Illustrator
alfonso_de_la_torre
Alfonso de la Torre
Concept Artist
brajan_martinovic
Brajan Martinovic
Concept Artist, Animator & Game Developer
david_bentley
David Bentley
Modeler, Animator & Illustrator
dxtr_the_weird
DXTR
Graffiti Artist &  Illustrator
dominic_qwek
Dominic Qwek
Character Artist
daniel_chavez
Daniel Chavez
Concept Artist
james_zapata
James Zapata
Concept Artist & Illustrator
jakob_eirich_2
Jakob Eirich
Concept Artist
justin_goby_fields
Justin Goby Fields
3D Character Artist
veljko_popovic
Veljko Popovic
Writer & Director
nicodemus_mattisson
Nicodemus Mattisson
Concept Artist
saturno_ags
SATURNO
Grafitti Artist & Illustrator
anna_fehr_1
Anna Fehr
Concept Artist
milivoj_popovic
Milivoj Popovic
3D Character Artist
geoffrey_ernault
Geoffrey Ernault
Concept Artist
miroslav_brozovic
Miroslav Brozovic
Blender Master
oliver_villar_3
Oliver Villar
Blender Master
darijan_kalauzovic
Darijan Kalauzovic
3D Character Artist
chris_rosewarne
Chris Rosewarne
Concept Artist & Illustrator
edon_guraziu_2
Edon Guraziu
Concept Designer
mike_jelinek
Mike Jelinek
Concept Artist

Software related content

Zagreb ZBrush UGM 2014 was a great intro for what 2015 will bring. Now even more ZBrush artists from almost all continents will show you how it’s done. And that’s not all. Not even close.

The Foundry will be showing their latest VFX and Design technology and product updates used in Academy Award-winning movies, design and post production studios all over the world.

Some professionals use expensive, some use affordable and some use cheap software. But what about free software? Can it be the right tool. Can it do the job? Come and see for yourself.

ARE YOU READY TO JUDGE AND BE JUDGED?

Judgment Day Awards 2015

Who can submit works?

Everyone.

Are there any rules and regulations?

Of course there are, you can read them here.

What are the categories?

You can submit your work to one or more of JDA CATEGORIES.

How much does it cost?

First submissions are free while all following submissions require a 75HRK/10EUR donation.

If hundreds of your colleagues say you’re the best, well, then you probably are.

We are convinced that the popular vote matters when the voters are informed and genuinely interested in the subject being voted on. Creative achievements are often viewed subjectively but our broad range voting system will afford the works a certain neutrality and objective consideration.

IFCC 2015 is more than a festival

You should expect… well, more than you expect. Read below.

MAIN PROGRAM

The main program will consist of live presentations, lectures and discussions performed by key guests of the festival. All activities will pertain to the speakers specialized field of work.

Check the video on the right to see how it was in 2014 >>>

WORKSHOPS

The Main Program will include a number of short workshops. The knowledge you’ll acquire at these workshops will help you upgrade your skills to a whole new level. Use your new super-powers wisely, alright? They’re powerful pro stuff.

Check the video on the right to see some ZBrush tricks from 2014 >>>

INTENSIVE WORKSHOPS

Intensive Workshops are not a part of the Main Program. A selection of guests will conduct workshops with a limited number of applicants. They will be divided into categories (e.g. concept art, live drawing, 3D modeling…). Their main purpose is to present the participants direct insight into the creative process with tips and tricks on how to achieve a desired goal.

VIDEO/MOVIE PROJECTIONS

The Festival features several films and/or film segments depicting a work in progress and its final version. The videos will be showed at Cinema Europa and other selected venues.

PORTFOLIO REVIEWS

Industry experts will be available to review and comment portfolios of upcoming and contending professionals. Their commentary will analyze current approaches as well as provide suggestions on how to improve and enhance future work.

USER GROUP MEETINGS

These meetings are mostly software related congregations of minds and skills where knowledge and expertise is freely shared (Photoshop, ZBrush, The Foundry package, Blender). Check this Boonar Studio post about our last ZBrush UGM.

LIVE ACTION

World renowned street/graffiti artists will paint walls right in front of you, exposing their approach and technique.

EXHIBITIONS

Shows of various artists will be held in selected galeries.

ART BATTLES

Artists will do battle for your pleasure tackling each other on a specific subject or theme. All very live!

JUDGMENT DAY AWARDS 2015 CEREMONY

IFCC will conclude on Judgment Day – the award ceremony where recognition and praise will be showered upon those most fortunate and creative working in the publishing, advertising and entertainment industries.

PARTIES

Every Festival day will end with a small get-together in order for the participants to relax, unwind and most importantly hang out and get to know each other. The final day will feature the Judgment Day award ceremony followed by a large to-do and concert that will be open to the public.

FREE CONTENT

This part of the Festival is meant for all of those that would like to participate but due to the particulars of their current financial situation are not in the position to do so. Free festival content will include lectures, discussions and social events.

SURPRISE

It’s not a surprise if we tell what it is. Duh!

HOT!

What are you waiting for?

There are a limited number of tickets available. If you don’t get one, you can still join us in 2016. Better ever than never .