HiFest will have a dedicated seminar room that will host a number of talks, panels and Q&A’s with some of the industry’s leading practitioners.
Talks are free to attend, for all ticket holders.

If you would like to attend a talk, please RSVP here, as space will be limited on the day.


‘MADE YOU LOOK’ (12PM)

Screening / Q&A with film-maker Anthony Peters.

A documentary exploring the current popularity of analogue methods of creativity, despite living at the height of the digital era. Followed by Q & A with film-maker Anthony Peters.


‘REPORTAGE WITH GEORGE BUTLER’ (1.30PM)

George Butler is an artist specialising in travel and current affairs. He shares his fascinating experiences as a reportage illustrator working on the front line.


‘LADYBIRD BY DESIGN’ (2.30PM)

Lawrence Zeegen discusses the highly-acclaimed Ladybird Books exhibition and the accompanying book he wrote. Grab your signed copy here!


‘ILLUSTRATION IN VIDEO GAMES’ (3.30PM)

The world of video game and app design is a new and exciting avenue for illustrators to explore. Our panel of award-winning experts discuss their experiences.


‘GIRLS THAT DRAW’ (4.30PM)

Liv Siddall leads a panel of prominent female creatives in discussing the highs and lows of being a girl in the world of professional illustration.


If you would like to attend a talk, please RSVP here, as space will be limited on the day.