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Fun With Crowdfunding: Boston Zine Fest

Category: Crowdfunding, Events-International, News

  As the folks behind Canzine, there’s nothing we love more than a good ol’ zine fair, where people leave their laptops behind and use a million other (better?) ways to connect and share with each other— the main mode being, of course, lovely, lovable print. That’s why this week’s fun with crowdfunding is dear […]

Guest Post: Ottawa Fringe!

In excitement for the Ottawa Fringe Festival, which is running RIGHT NOW in Canada’s capital, we have a special guest post from global Fringe darling Chase Padgett. There are 60 shows in this years festival, which runs until June 29— don’t miss out! The Fringe is one of those amazing petri dishes for creative experiments […]

This Weekend! The Toronto Animation Arts Festival International

Trailer for Cheatin’ from Bill Plympton Hopefully you all know by know that it’s SUMMER (Foreal! Look outside! Or even go outside!)— and with the season comes a slew of amazing indie arts events. We at Broken Pencil are dedicated to keeping you up to date with every week’s innovative and glamorous happenings with our weekly Indie […]

The Dublin Zine Fair Wants You

If you’re looking for an excuse to fly across the pond, the Dublin Zine Fair is a pretty good excuse in our books. The fair, now in its fourth year, is happening this year on August 16 and 17 at the Centre for Creative Practices. Organizers have sweetened their call for zinesters by offering a […]

Mini-Comics Day

Today is Mini-Comics Day — a day like 24 Hour Zine Thing, where creators challenge themselves to create a mini-comic in a single day. Originally conceived by The Cartoonist Conspiracy in 2011, this year’s event comes with very few rules. All you need to do to participate is to create and print a mini-comic before […]

Diary of the Tokyo Design Festa

Andrew Woodrow-Butcher visits Asia’s largest art event and witnesses an intriguing combination of traditional artisans, wild pop-up installations and – of course – zines. All photos by Andrew Woodrow-Butcher. My bag is full of self-published books, one-inch pins and postcards. As I wait for my friends in the atrium of Tokyo Big Sight, a crowd […]

International Short Story Day – New Fiction

Chicago Zine Fest This Weekend!

International Arts and Crafts Fair in Jerusalem!