Visual stories: Webinar on Writing a Graphic Story by Judith Vanistendael (video)

In the framework of the EU Creative Europe Programme a consortium of partners from Armenia, Georgia and Ukraine is implementing a comics genre development project Visual Stories from Armenia, Georgia and Ukraine.

The project will offer a series of webinars by European experts on different aspect of comics books creation and marketing, as well as on self-entrepreneurship, copyright and contracting issues for comics writers, artists and publishers. To learn more about the project please visit the project page.

Here is the first webinar on Writing a Graphic Story by a Belgian artist Judith Vanistendael. 

Judith Vanistendael is a Belgian comic strip author and illustrator.

She immediately won over the public with her first album, “Dance by the Light of the Moon”, in which she tells the love story of a Togolese political refugee and a Belgian girl. This two-volume story was nominated twice at Angoulême and translated into several languages.

In 2012, she published “When David lost his Voice”, an intimate graphic novel unanimously acclaimed by critics on its release and nominated for three Eisner Awards. In 2019, she published “The two lives of Penelope” and won the Bulles d’Humanité prize (best citizen and committed comic of the year).With “Whale Library”, Judith teams up with scriptwriter Zidrou to deliver a poetic fable about reading.In 2022 she won the Flemish Cultural price for Comics, for the ensemble of her work.Judith also illustrates children’s books.

You can watch the webinar choosing subtitles in Armenian, Georgian or Ukrainian. 

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