04-08 September 2019

Open Book Festival

04-08 September2019

Roberto Millan

Roberto Millan is a senior lecturer, creative director, multimedia designer and visual narrative artist. Roberto has freelanced independently as a creative director on various creative brand communications and visual narrative projects for a number of organisations and established brands. He has in recent years worked part-time and full-time in the tertiary creative media space teaching digital design, graphic design, illustration, animation and game design at a number of academic institutions and is currently Head the Animation and Visual Effects at SAE Cape Town in the Woodstock Exchange. His professional experience is varied, having worked with master South African cartoonist, Jonathan Shapiro (Zapiro), as a digital colourist since 2013. Currently, Roberto has one of his original comic strip concepts, Squeers, optioned to be turned into an animated television show with development funding having been provided from the National Film and Video Foundation for the pilot episode.