Thursday, 7/20/17, 12p.m. - 2p.m., ROOM 7AB
The Pitching Hour
Patrick Schumacker (Producer, POWERLESS), ,Derek Hoffman (VP, Donner Co.), Jaime Burke, (Exec Producer, Sequestered ) ,Grace Ellis (writer, LUMBERJANES, MOONSTRUCK), a surprise guest or two and your moderator Dan Evans III (VP Television, DC Entertainment) will take an idea from conception through production for various media. This process will include creating a pitch document, obtaining agents, and getting a pitch meeting. The panelists will explain, through hypothetical example and humorous stories, the process that new creator should adapt to make their way through the creative battleground of the entertainment industry. Knowing that each project is unique, there will be a Q&A to allow the audience to really hone in on the solutions to obstacles they may encounter. Also on hand will be Brendan McFeely (IP lawyer, Kane Kessler) to give creators insight on protecting their ideas as they navigate Hollywood!
Thursday, 7/20/17, 5p.m. - 6p.m.: signing at the Golden Apple booth (Booth #1806)
Friday, 7/21/17, 10a.m. - 11a.m.: signing at the Image Comics booth (Booth #2729)
Sunday, 7/23/17, 11a.m. - 12p.m.: signing at the Image Comics booth (Booth #2729)
Sunday, 7/23/17, 1:45p.m. - 2:45p.m., Room 5AB
Image Comics: Your New Favorite Series
What's your favorite book from Image Comics? Are you ready to meet your next favorite series? Drop in on this panel and listen to Cullen Bunn (Regression), Jim Mahfood (Grrl Scouts), Grace Ellis (Moonstruck), Shae Beagle (Moonstruck), and Brandon Thomas (Horizon) tell you about their new projects, discuss creating, and recommend favorite comics of their own.