Will Simpson on Throne
The much revered comic book artist, illustrator, storyboard artist, film production artist and director, Will Simpson will be giving a talk on comics, films, storyboarding, and designing Game Of Thrones at The Yeats Memorial Building in Sligo town on 2nd of November at 7.30pm. Derry born, Will Simpson made his debut as a professional comic book artist in the 1980’s with Belfast anthology Ximoc. Since then he has established a very reputable career for himself working for 2000AD, Dark Horse Comics, DC and Marvel. His exceedingly impressive repertoire includes work on such classics as Judge Dredd, Universal Soldier, Hellblazer, Aliens, Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight and Punisher 2099.

In more recent years he has been primarily working in illustrating and film making and has drawn storyboards for such notable figures as Neil Jordan, Richard Attenborough, Rob Bowman and Gil Kenan. Since 2011 he has been working as lead storyboard artist and concept designer for the hit TV series Game Of Thrones.

Mr Simpson will be visiting Sligo town as a special guest following The Writer’s Block; a daylong series of writer’s workshops that will take place at The Yeats Memorial Building, on November 2nd, 11am-5pm. Admission to the Writer’s Block is €25 and €5 to attend the Will Simpson talk.

Pre-booking is advised. In order to pre-book your tickets e-mail: colin@sligofilmcentre.com.