Graphic Festival

11 things we learned from Matt Groening and Lynda Barry at the Sydney Opera House

November 8, 2016

Lifelong friends and comic book creators Matt Groening (The Simpsons, Futurama) and Lynda Barry hit the Stage at the Sydney Opera House on Saturday for an insightful ninety minutes where the pair reflected on their careers, the nature of the “image” and Donald Trump. Here’s 11 things we learned from the special event “Love, Hate […]

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The Simpsons cartoonist Matt Groening to make Australian Debut at Sydney Graphic Festival in November

September 12, 2016

Cartoon legend Matt Groening, creator of The Simpsons and Futurama, is coming to Australia for the first time to present at the sixth GRAPHIC festival weekend at Sydney Opera House. Matt Groening will be headlining the event, which will also see talks from Lynda Barry (Ernie Pook’s Comeek, One! Hundred! Demons!) Groening’s debut Australia trip will […]

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GRAPHIC Festival Review: Sarah Blasko – Sydney Opera House (11.10.15)

October 12, 2015

On album number five, Sarah Blasko shimmies and struts to the language of love. Her recent show at the Sydney Opera House for Graphic Festival saw the world premiere and official preview of her latest offering. It was worlds apart from her previous concert at this iconic venue where she was backed by the Sydney […]

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GRAPHIC Festival Review: Ólafur Arnalds – Sydney Opera House (10.10.15)

October 11, 2015

One of the most anticipated musical events at the Sydney Opera House this weekend arrived as part of the House’s GRAPHIC Festival, featuring acclaimed Icelandic pianist Ólafur Arnalds, accompanied by a 15 piece Orchestra and special graphics commissioned specifically for the event, produced by Máni M. Sigfússon. On hand to conduct the 15 piece Sydney Chamber Orchestra […]

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Creating the Apocalypse will see George Miller answer Mad Max: Fury Road questions from a worldwide audience

September 18, 2015

One of the biggest hits of 2015, Mad Max: Fury Road was Academy Award-winning writer-director George Miller‘s fourth instalment in the franchise – and it took him some 17 years to get there.  And now, in news that will excite cinefiles all over Australia, Miller and the film’s creative team will be answering questions from […]

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Event Review: Graphic Festival – Robot Chicken Live – Sydney Opera House

October 5, 2013

Since 2005, the Comedy Channel has been the host of one of TV’s most irreverent and disturbing, but also hilarious comedy programs. Robot Chicken uses stop motion animation, toys and the twisted minds of Seth Green and Matt Senreich and their fellow animation creators to challenge the boundaries of taste. The GRAPHIC Festival showcase at […]

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