An artist, writer and filmmaker, he is best known for designing the Star Wars characters Padmé Amidala and Darth Maul. McCaig has taught drawing and storytelling publicly and privately for most of his career, and has received the Spectrum Award for Grand Master.
A digital painter, and leading international concept artist, he has created art for books, video games and films such as Jurassic Park and Tangled. He is often considered to be one of the first to pioneer in the field of digital painting.
Academy Award-nominated creature and concept designer, best known for his work with Steven Spielberg rendering hundreds of drawings and designs for Jurassic Park. Known to be the first concept artist in the film industry, his credits include Pirates of the Caribbean films, Rango, Edward Scissorhands, Terminator 2, AI, Predator 2, Batman Returns and many more.
An award winning artist who has worked on a diverse and wide variety of projects, including illustrations for Paragon Studios/NcSoft, Ubisoft, Wizards of the Coast, Ace Books, Tor Books, Industrial Light & Magic (ILM), Marvel Film Studios and Universal Studios.
In 1994, Lorne co-founded the video game development company, Oddworld Inhabitants, with Sherry McKenna and together they created the critically-acclaimed video games series “Oddworld”, which has sold millions of copies worldwide, received more than 100 industry awards and have been featured in prominent publications such as “Wired Magazine”.
Renown artist Claire Wendling is a French illustrator living in Angouleme. She started from comic books and then to art books. A favourite amongst many artists the world over.
Ryan Meinerding is the Head of Visual Development at Marvel Studios. He has been with Marvel Studios since the early days of 'Iron Man', helping to design the look and feel of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Mike Mignola is the creator of HELLBOY — a half-demon occult detective who may or may not be the Beast of the Apocalypse. There are over a dozen HELLBOY graphic novel collections, several spin-off titles (BPRD, LOBSTER JOHNSON, ABE SAPIEN and WITCHFINDER), 3 anthologies of prose stories, several novels, 2 animated films, 2 live action films starring Ron Perlman and 1 live action film starring David Harbour (2019). Hellboy has earned numerous comic industry awards and is published in a great many countries.