Academy Class tutors and industry experts to inspire creatives at annual event

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The creative world is full of aspiring designers, artists and writers, eager to enhance their skills in order to create truly spectacular pieces of work. And one of the things ambitious creatives love about the world is the freedom to bounce ideas off one another while learning new hints and tips to ignite their creations.

Academy Class, the UK’s finest new media training provider, is pleased to bring a plethora of experts to their annual event, specifically tailored to meet the needs of designers and developers. Taking place in one of London’s most creative areas, the seventh Designers Fiesta will inspire those working within new media, while offering them invaluable hints and tips from some of the industry’s top names.

Alexis Liming, Mellisa Love and Emma Sexton are just some of the top names on the roster set to run interactive workshops. Joined by a whole host of other experts, including some of Academy Class’ most well-known tutors, each speaker will draw upon their own knowledge and experience working within the creative world. Each providing a unique learning opportunity for attendees, the workshops will offer guidance around the some of the industry’s hottest topics such as 3D animation, HTML banner advertising, animated pictures, stealth design and graphics.

Mark Young, Director of Academy Class said, “The Designer’s Fiesta is a wonderful event, bringing together some of the brightest stars in the creative industry. We are very excited to have such an incredible line-up of speakers this year, and know they will draw on their many years of experience to deliver tangible insight as well as invaluable hints and tips that will leave attendees feeling inspired, armed with the skills need to continue – or commence – their creative journey.”

Workshops include tips for entrepreneurs, fashion creatives and graphic designers, as well as boasting a strong emphasis on coding and technical disciplines.

Designer’s Fiesta will take place on Friday 16th of September at the Hackney Picturehouse in London between 9am and 5pm. Featuring 25 talks in three screens, the creative event will bring together around 400 individuals working in creative roles – either for companies or for themselves.

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Sessions at Designer's Fiesta 2016 

Animated photos by Mark Gatter
How Fashion and Accessories designers use Illustrator by Deborah Gruenberger
How to build your reputation as a small business owner? by Alexis Liming
How to write the perfect brief and deliver? by Michael Murdoch
Working as a one-man-band filmmaker by George MacCallum Learn to draw anything in Illustrator by Martin Perhiniak
UX – creative challenge by Chakib Labidi
After Effects for motion graphics by Daniel Walter Scott
Stealth Design – How in-house design teams are the new influencers by Emma Sexton
Adobe Animate by Mark Gatter
Discover your inner designer and market it by Andreea Niculae
How to be a street artist by Paul Kemp
Market Your Design Business to a Niche Sector and Build A Six Figure Income by Mellisa Love
The World of Patterns by Deborah Gruenberger
Biggest Design Pitfalls of 2016 by Rob Edwards
Photoshop Mastery by Martin Perhiniak
Mind over Matter: How to Transcend Awesome by Simon Jack
Adobe Animate and HTML5 Banner Advertising by Daniel Walter Scott
Guide to Front-end Code and how to make a WordPress theme? by Simon van Blerk

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Sessions from Designer's Fiesta 2015


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