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Saturday, July 22


24 Hour Comic
Eight artists confined to a comic book store partake in Scott McCloud's 24-Hour Comic Challenge. Each attempts to write, draw, and complete a 24-page comic in 24 hours. Panelists include Milan Erceg (director), artistDavid Chelsea (author, David Chelsea in Love), and Paul Guinan (creator of Boilerplate).

Saturday July 22, 2017 11:05am - 12:30pm
Marriott Grand Ballroom 3 & 4


A Few Minutes with Forry
Forrest J. Ackerman is known to millions of film fans around the world as the creator of the first American publication solely devoted to horror, science fiction, and fantasy, Famous Monsters of Filmland. Forry was also the owner of one of the largest collections of fantasy and horror film memorabilia, which included props, costumes, books, and magazines. The film follows Ackerman as he takes viewers on tour of his world famous Ackermansion with wonderful anecdotes about the incredible collection.

Saturday July 22, 2017 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Marriott Grand Ballroom 3 & 4


How To: Documentary Filmmaking
Returning for its third consecutive year, Edward Doty (Fighting in Plain Sight, Roundtable) moderates a panel of documentary filmmakers in this one-hour intensive class. From preproduction necessities to production pitfalls and postproduction workflow, topics covered in this panel will serve as an insightful primer for understanding and learning to create nonfiction film.

Saturday July 22, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Marriott Grand Ballroom 3 & 4


Neil Gaiman: Dream Dangerously
Neil Gaiman is a beloved storyteller, conjuring modern myths that have earned him a fervent fan base. But what is his own story? Find out in this epic documentary that gets you up close and personal with Neil himself. Panelists include director Patrick Meaney (Grant Morrison: Talking with Gods) and cinematographer Jordan Rennert (She Makes Comics ).

Saturday July 22, 2017 2:05pm - 3:35pm
Marriott Grand Ballroom 3 & 4


The Wrestler: A Q.T. Marshall Story
Mike " Q.T. Marshall" Cuellari has been wrestling in minor and major wrestling circuits for the last 12 years (WWE, ROH, TNA). After years of traveling, sustaining injuries, and living week to week on edge, Q.T. has decided he needs to think about where his future is heading. Now Q.T. is turning 30, and he has one last tryout for the prestigious World Wrestling Entertainment. Q.T. must lay it all on the line at the Monster Factory and impress WWE talent scout and hall of famer Gerald Brisco. If he fails, he will be forced to lace up his wrestling boots forever. Panelists include Frank Zarrillo (director/producer), Frank Carr (executive producer), Mike "Q.T. Marshall" Cuellari (star), and Joe Zarrillo (sound mixing, producer).

Saturday July 22, 2017 3:35pm - 5:25pm
Marriott Grand Ballroom 3 & 4


The Art and Science of Film Pyrotechnics and Firearms
Ever wonder how those explosions and battle scenes in the movies really happen? How about the science and technology behind the colors and shapes of your favorite annihilation scenes? Can those crazy gunfights and blasts onscreen actually happen in real life? These pyro and firearms experts will divulge how they did it, along with lots of cool videos and funny behind-the-scenes anecdotes. They'll also offer tips on getting into the business and the kinds of certifications and training you'll need. With panelists Thomas Seymour (Criminal Minds), miniatures expertRobert "Hutch" Hutchins (Apollo 13), Dimitri and Beckie Timohovich (Team America World Police, Burning Man), and former Green Beret Terry Schappert and Independent Studios Services head of armor Larry Zanoff (both stars of TV'sHollywood Weapons). Moderated by Fast Company's Susan Karlin

Saturday July 22, 2017 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Marriott Grand Ballroom 3 & 4


Welcome Home, Dick Van Dyke
A rare look into the life of a Hollywood legend as he returns to his hometown and visits his recently condemned childhood home. Panelists include Logan Sekulow (director) and Dillon Spears (producer/composer).

Saturday July 22, 2017 6:35pm - 7:15pm
Marriott Grand Ballroom 3 & 4


Fandom on Film: Deep Dive Docs the FauxPop Way
In a panel loaded with never-before-seen process footage (and maybe some special guests!) from past, present, and future projects, FauxPop Media's writer/director Randall Lobb and DP/production designer Isaac Elliott-Fisher point fingers and name names as they take you behind the scenes of their Definitive Film documentary series, including Turtle Power, A Riddle of Steel, Power of Grayskull (and more) to reveal how what started as small, indie, fan-focused video blew up into deep dive, studio-ready, feature documentaries that appeal equally to mainstream audiences, hardcore fans, and IP owners alike.

Saturday July 22, 2017 7:15pm - 8:20pm
Marriott Grand Ballroom 3 & 4


Art of the Game: Ukiyo-e Heroes
A journey of discovery into how a Canadian craftsman and an American designer teamed up to revive the ancient art of Japanese woodblock prints known as "Ukiyo-e" by juxtaposing traditional art with pop culture icons including video game heroes such as Super Mario and Pokémon. Screening followed by Q&A with the artist Jed Henry and the director Toru Tokikawa

Saturday July 22, 2017 8:20pm - 10:10pm
Marriott Grand Ballroom 3 & 4


Touching Sound
In the twilight years of the American arcade, one little-known game would bring touchscreens to an unsuspecting public a year before the first iPad and forge a community unlike any other, only to be abandoned by its developer without notice or explanation. This is the story of DJMAX Technika, the first modern touchscreen arcade game, and the people it brought together. Panelists include director Nicholas Dobkin (creator, Kanon Rock), producer Eric Tortora Pato (HitRECord on TV), and composer Matthew Pablo (audio producer, EverWing).

Saturday July 22, 2017 10:10pm - 11:40pm
Marriott Grand Ballroom 3 & 4