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ECBACC 2016 Programming Schedule

By · May 15, 2016 · Filed in Programming · Comments Off on ECBACC 2016 Programming Schedule

Programming Public

  • KIDS’ LIBRARY ZONE {11AM – 3PM} Bring your young creators to this fun-zone, brimming with activity! Young participants will be challenged to think creatively as they are guided through fun projects and games that allow them to draw, color, write and imagine!
  • THE BIG DRAW {11:15AM – 12Noon} This one-of-a-kind workshop shows young artists how make big, fun and impactful artwork that can be used for book covers or even splash pages in your very own comic book!  Facilitated By: N. Steven Harris
  • DIGITAL ARTISTRY 1 {12Noon – 1PM} ECBACC will hold an amazing and timely workshop that teaches participants how to create art using the latest technology and computer techniques.  Facilitated By: Mshindo Kuumba I.
  • WRITING CHALLENGES & HOW TO BREAK THEM {12Noon – 1:15PM} Professional creators invite you to join in or listen to a discussion that examines the most common writing challenges and how to conquer them in creating your very own work!  Facilitated By: Alex Simmons
  • CARTOONING 101 {12:15PM – 1:15PM} Interested in breathing life into your story characters? Come and join our youth workshop that will instruct you on how to create exciting, energetic and related character designs for comic books, strips, and animation.  Facilitated By: Jerry Craft
  • AFRICOZ 5 CONTEST {1:15PM – 1:45PM} Every winner represents the heroes we want to see. So who will it be at AfriCoz5!? Help the judges review the best in AfriCozplay today!  Cheer for your favorites and support those who gave their all to make AfriCoz5 amazing! Remember “Many May Coz but only a few will AfriCoz!!”
  • THE GRIOT ZONE! {1:45PM– 2:30PM} Educator and storyteller extraordinaire, Mrs. Carla Wiley delivers fun activities where participants, sing, dance, and tell stories!
  • CREATIVELY ILLUSTRATED {1:45PM -2:45PM} Often illustrations are judged not only on the skill of the artist but also the creativity and imaginative concepts the artist brings to life. Professional illustrator Eric Battle will show participants how to make those important illustrations creative and imaginative!  Facilitated By: Eric Battle
  • CREATING INSPIRATION {2:45PM – 3:45PM} We all know that creating images and stories is no simple task. Participants in this panel will discuss their solutions for low creative days and what gives them the inspiration to create their masterpieces!  Facilitated By: Jerry Craft
  • AFRICOZ CONTEST RESULTS {3:45PM – 4:15PM} The votes are in! Having tabulated the judges’ votes, ECBACC will be announcing the winners of the 5th Annual AfriCoz contest! Come celebrate all 2016 participants!
  • DIGITAL ARTISTRY 2 {4:30PM – 5:30PM} ECBACC will hold an amazing and timely workshop that teaches participants how to create art using the latest technology and computer techniques. Talented artist Sheeba Maya shares her experiences, new work and projects with fans.  Facilitated By: Sheeba Maya
  • IMAGINATIVE FORCE {5PM – 6PM} Join the talk as many of our headlining guests discuss how the creativity of our professionals are changing the landscape of comics, films, and storytelling!  Facilitated By: Prof. William Foster III


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Towson Mini-Fest – 2016 Programming Schedule

By · March 20, 2016 · Filed in ECBACC S.T.A.R.S., In the Community, Marketplace, Programming · Comments Off on Towson Mini-Fest – 2016 Programming Schedule

Towson Mini-Fest – 2016 Programming Schedule

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The Towson Mini-Fest contains the following activities, all free and open to the general public.

  • CBCB Workshops develop skills in writing and/or art using comics.
  • Marketplace Exhibits provide an opportunity for attendees to buy comics and related goods.
  • The Mini-Exhibit offers attendees a chance to see a variety of historical images.
  • Panel Discussions include creators sharing their observations and experiences.
  • STARS Workshops build awareness of literacy and creativity through comics.

 

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Kuumba Kids Added to the Kids’ Library Zone

By · May 9, 2014 · Filed in Programming · Comments Off on Kuumba Kids Added to the Kids’ Library Zone

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Kuumba Kids added to the Kids’ Library Zone at the 13th Annual ECBACC

Kuumba Kids is an educational organization dedicated to nurturing and developing the whole child through initiatives that build a foundation for academic and social success. The founders are Mama Bashea and Dr. Kwaw Imana.

They named the organization Kuumba, a Swahili word which means creativity, to encourage children to see everything in the world as a creation and to identify themselves as little creators who use their brilliant minds to create a better world.

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ECBACC 2014 Programming

By · May 8, 2014 · Filed in Programming · Comments Off on ECBACC 2014 Programming

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ECBACC 2013 Programming

By · May 14, 2013 · Filed in Marketplace, Programming · 1 Comment »

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Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Milestone Media Comics

By · March 31, 2013 · Filed in Programming · Comments Off on Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Milestone Media Comics

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Launching titles like Hardware, Icon & Rocket, Static, Kobalt, Blood Syndicate, and many more, Milestone Media dared to create a new world of comic books in 1993 that introduced powerful images of diversity and respectful portrayals of people of color in the comic book medium. Furthermore, 20 years later those images are just as powerful as ever. ECBACC, Inc. invites you to join the celebration of the heroes behind the heroes at the 12th Annual East Coast Black Age of Comics Convention on Saturday, May 18, 2013. Come join us as author and comic book historian Prof. William H. Foster III helms this special event that examines the influence of Milestone Media in comic books and beyond.

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