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STARBURST Film Festival Manchester 26th-28th August 2016

Sha Nazir

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Sha Nazir

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26th - 29 August 2016 MMU Manchester, UK

SHA NAZIR is an illustrator and designer who has worked on a diverse range of books from the critically acclaimed The Amazing Mr. Mackintosh through to Mega Penguin.

As the publisher at BHP Comics he’s also responsible for releasing new Graphic Novels and comics from industry legends like John Wagner to break out creators like Clare Forrest, in addition producing the successful Glasgow Comic Con, which last year saw over 10,000 attendees pass through the doors.

He is the founding chair of SICBA, the Scottish Independent Comic Book Alliance.

His first graphic novel Laptop Guy, was released in summer 2015, he is currently putting the finishing touches to Comic Invention being released 18 March, which accompanies the Hunterian Art Gallery exhibition, Comic Invention: The Worlds First Comic.

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Starburst Film Festival Highlights

Horror Double Bill

Horror Double Bill

Nightly Horror Double Bill screenings
Including Psychomania (Remastered print) & Dracula 1972 classic films, from the horror genre, to keep you on the edge of your seat...

RUN!  Gangsters at 40

RUN! Gangsters at 40

The creator of this classic television show Philip Martin is in conversation with Dick Fiddy. Looking back at the series and his new novelisation

Bob Baker

Bob Baker

Bob Baker, BAFTA winner writer of Wallace and Gromit – A Matter of Loaf and Death. He discusses the characters and their exploits in a Q&A session and introduces the fans favourite W&G short film.

Battletruck Screening

Battletruck Screening

Harley Cokeliss screens a fully restored copy of his 'post oil wars' 1982 epic Battletruck

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