BFI Southbank will be the venue for the premiere
Leah Wolchock’s award-winning film takes us behind the scenes to meet cartoon editor Robert Mankoff and the remarkable artists who submit their work each week. It’s a funny, fascinating and poignant look at the business of making people laugh.
The screening of Very Semi Serious will be followed by a conversation with three of Britain’s top cartoonists (and PCO members) Jeremy Banks (Financial Times), Carol Isaacs (freelance, inc The New Yorker) and Will McPhail.
Carol Isaacs (aka The Surreal McCoy) and Will McPhail
Taking the form of a Q&A session, this will be an opportunity for the public to gain an idea of what it takes to be a cartoonist from three of this country’s finest practitioners.
© Will McPhail
The premiere will be held at the BFI Southbank (NFT3) on Saturday 23rd April. Screening begins at 15.40 and tickets are priced at £10.65.