59th edition
21-24 March 2022
Bologna - Italy

Inside the agency

The event has been organised in partecipation with Mimaster Illustrazione Milano

Agents and artist agencies: how they work. An international overview of the profession of artist representative.




70 min + 20 Q&A



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  • The recording of the full day’s meeting will be available ON DEMAND until 31 July, and you will have time until 31 August ​ to connect to the recorded videos.
  • Enter in the BCBF visitors reserved area and go the "My purchases" section.




Masterclass ON DEMAND

20.00 €

+ taxes if applicable

Event description


An international overview of the profession of artist representative with Valentina Colombo (Phileas Fogg Agency, Italy), Lucie Luddington (Bright Agency, UK), Jörn Schwarz (2agenten, Germany).

Among the topics: the different types of artist representative, relations between agent and illustrator, the rights and duties of both parties, the different scenarios on the publishing market. Advice to illustrators looking for an agent.

The masterclass will conclude with a Q&A session

About portfolio reviews we recommend that you take a look at the websites of the agencies involved so that you can choose the portfolio review that best suits you based on the available places.

Useful information to partecipate


The event is curated by In the framework of
survival corner The illustrators survival corner


Agents and artist agencies: How they work. 

Valentina Colombo (Phileas Fogg Agency, Italy)
Lucie Luddington (Bright Agency, UK)
Jörn Schwarz (2agenten, Germany)

Moderators: Ivan Canu and Giacomo Benelli, The Illustrators Survival Corner team




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If you have problems or need assistance during purchase, please contact: bf@archimedia.it

If you have problems or need assistance during purchase, please contact: bf@archimedia.it
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