Lagos - Lagos Comic Con is scheduled to hold at the NECA House, Alausa, Ikeja on Saturday, 17th of September, 2016
The Lagos Comic Con is organised by Ayodele Elegba and Austine Osas of Spoof Animation.
This year’s edition is themed, “Creative Skills as a Tool for Economic Diversification,” and it will feature panels, workshops, master classes and a central stage for exhibition and sales. Other features include competitions, movie screenings and space for co-working, networking and interactive installations.
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Speakers for the one day event includes Gregory Odutayo (Award winning film director & Managing Director of R2TV), Hugo Obi (Founder/CEO of Maliyo Games), Deji Arosho (BBC), Godwin Akpocha (UK Based Graphic Artist), and lots more.
The yearly pop culture event started in 2012 and they have come a long way, forming partnerships with companies such as Disney/Pixar, UR4Africa Programme, Tite Boy Game Entertainment, Footworks, Violet Nirvana, TM-Cube Global and Nolly.com along the way.
From 300 participants in 2012 to, the convention has grown in attendance to 3,000 in 2015. The bulk of these attendees is made up of youths between the ages of 18-23.