Introducing Art For All — An Event for Young Creatives and Enthusiasts of Games, Films, and Pop Culture!

CD PROJEKT RED, creators of The Witcher series of games, Cyberpunk 2077, and Cyberpunk: Edgerunners, together with EC1 Łódź announce Art For All, a premiere event for young creatives as well as entertainment and art lovers — taking place this year on September 7th, 2024, at the EC1 building complex in Łódź, Poland.

An evolution of Open Day, Art For All is an accompanying event to the studio’s Promised Land Art Festival, created for the purpose of helping young artists and professionals find their path into game development, visual arts, and other creative industries. Over the course of the day, veteran artists will offer up their time and invaluable practical advice to anyone looking for direction, inspiration, and in-depth knowledge, whether they’re looking for starting guidance or a leap forward in their career. Reviewers will include seasoned artists from well-known studios, including creators of The Witcher series of games and Cyberpunk 2077 from CD PROJEKT RED, with recruitment staff also on-site with tips and tricks for getting one’s application to stand out from the crowd and make the best impression.

That’s not all, however, as Art For All will feature a whole day’s worth of attractions and activities for those who enjoy art and entertainment in all shapes and forms — video games, films, comic books, cosplay, and more! From start to finish, the halls of EC1 Łódź will be roamed by professionals from across the industry, with plenty of opportunities for attendees to meet and chat with industry experts and their favorite artists. The event will also play host to hours of interesting lectures from renowned speakers representing top studios and brands, along with live drawing sessions, invigorating demos, and showcases of the latest software and technology used by artists around the world, with opportunities to go hands-on with some of the items — and more! While some content may be available in English, Art For All and its attractions will mostly be presented in Polish.

Tickets for the event, available separately from Promised Land Art Festival tickets, will cost 35 zł, and will be available for purchase soon. Additional details regarding the planned attractions and activities, including a full event program, will be announced in the coming weeks via the official Art For All website.

Art For All is organized by CD PROJEKT RED and EC1 Łódź, and held under the auspices of Łódź City Council as part of the “Łódź Creates (“Łódź Kreuje”) and “EC1 Łódź – The City of Culture” (“EC1 Łódź – Miasto Kultury”) promotional programs.

About Promised Land Art Festival

Promised Land Art Festival brings together professionals working in film, gaming, and other creative industries. Focusing on the exchange of knowledge and experience, the event plays host to dozens of activities: from hands-on workshops, talks, and demos to Q&A and networking sessions. Leading and collaborating in these are speakers from some of the most recognizable brands in the industry. The festival is organized by acclaimed games developer CD PROJEKT RED and held under the auspices of Łódź City Council as part of the “Łódź Creates (“Łódź Kreuje”) and “EC1 Łódź – The City of Culture” (“EC1 Łódź – Miasto Kultury”) promotional programs.

About CD PROJEKT RED

CD PROJEKT RED is a game development studio founded in 2002. It develops and publishes video games for PCs and video game consoles. The studio’s flagship titles include the futuristic RPG Cyberpunk 2077, its spy-thriller expansion Phantom Liberty, and The Witcher series of games, including The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and its two expansions. In collaboration with Studio Trigger, CD PROJEKT RED also created the award-winning Netflix anime series Cyberpunk: Edgerunners, set in the same universe as the game. Other games developed by the studio include Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales and GWENT: The Witcher Card Game. Together with GOG.COM, a game store offering hand-picked titles for PC and Mac, CD PROJEKT RED is part of the CD PROJEKT Group. CD PROJEKT S.A. is listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange (ISIN: PLOPTTC00011).

About “EC1 Łódź – City of Culture”

EC1 Łódź is a revitalized complex of a former power plant that has become a dynamic center for science, art, and culture. It offers a variety of attractions, including the Cinema, the Center for Science and Technology, the Planetarium, the Centre of Comics and Interactive Narratives, exhibitions on the creation and history of Polish cinema, and the Elements Street – an educational play area for the youngest visitors. The mission of EC1 is to educate and popularize science while also promoting film and comics art, providing entertainment for its visitors. It is a place where history meets modernity, creating a unique space for all culture and science enthusiasts.