Are you ready for Zimbabwe’s Ultimate Geek & Fan Event? We are, and its going to sock you in the jaw with absolute awesomeness! We have switched things up this year as we expand our range and dubbed our new event ‘CONVERGE’. This October Comexposed holds is 4th Comic Con titled CONVERGE in Zimbabwe bringing together Nerds, Geeks, Fans, Otakus, Creators, Publishers, Film makers and hobbyists to share the love for all things Comics, Animation, Digital Arts and the edge of whats New! Comexposed 2016 was a brilliant event with a larger turnout than anticipated and this year we expect to bring more of the magic.
Comexposed 2016 saw a packed Artist Alley with Illustrators, Painters, Film production studios and Animators exhibiting their work to an eager audience of enthusiasts and curious bystanders attracted by the larger than life superhero banners and buzz of excitement that filled the space. The film, animation and TV industry was brilliantly represented by a host of fantastic speakers working on an array of projects in Zimbabwe. DTG Drone Racing gave visitors a taste of the emerging sport of Drone Racing in Zimbabwe and Treasure Media immersed visitors in the world of VR and AR.
ComicUP! The Comexposed industry building initiative that combines 7 stories from 7 amazing creators into one collaborative Anthology comic book, was also Launched at Comexposed Convention 2015. This book was the first of it’s kind in Zimbabwe and this year will see its return with continuations to all it’s stories and the legends of the new heroes it introduced.
CONVERGE 2018 we take it to another level with an amazing line up of speakers from a range of disciplines on the cutting edge of the Creative debate in Zimbabwe. Jonathan Symmonds will be doing a live skype call speaking about his experience as Lead Animator for the dragons in Game of Thrones, Will Jaravaza shares his experience working on VFX for Thor Ragnarock and we have local film legends Munya Chizdonga and Joe Njangu giving us insight into the Zim film industry. Vuyi Chaza breaks down design and game development while Chenesai lets us in on Fashion and Film. The comic artists arent to be out done with Tinodiwa Makoni, Eugene Mapondera, Bill Masuku and more discussing comic art in Zim. To see the full schedule click here.
Comexposed CONVERGE 2018 runs from 10am-5pm with tickets at $5 sold at the door. Eats and drinks will be available inside all day alongside the activities. Cosplay is welcome and a cosplay competition will be held to crown a 2018 winner. Throughout the day Comexposed Gaming will be hosting a Street Fighter V and Mortal Kombat XL tournament with the finals held on the main stage. DTG Drone Racing partners with Comexposed yet again to bring you a first hand experience of the emerging sport of drone racing in Zimbabwe.
Still cant believe it? Check out highlights from Comexposed 2017 below. Get ready, don’t miss the Ultimate Zimbabwean Geek and Fan Event!