3:30 PM – 4:00 PM (PDT) | Friday 4 September 2020 – 5:30 pm to 6 pm central Panel Description: GKIDS, New York-based producer and distributor of award-winning, international animation, including Makoto Shinkai’s WEATHERING WITH YOU and Studio TRIGGER’S PROMARE, discusses their upcoming titles and shares insights on film distribution for feature animation in a changing world. Featuring: Dave Jesteadt, Erica Chon, Chance Huskey | … Continue reading Crunchyroll Expo 2020 – GKIDS INDUSTRY PANEL – Notes!
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM (PDT) | Friday 4 September 2020 – 2 pm to 3 pm central Panel Description: Join the creative staff behind the Crunchyroll Original series Onyx Equinox for a deep dive into the making of the show. Learn more about the production, mythology, and more as you journey through Mesoamerica in preparation for the premiere. Featuring: Sofia Alexander – Executive Producer … Continue reading Crunchyroll Expo 2020 – Crunchyroll Originals Presents: Making of Onyx Equinox – Notes!
The Transition of Cartoons Into Television: Warner Brothers started out as shorts and moved into television shows. New York television had a lot of airtime to fill, so they used copious amounts of cartoons all through the day and week. Not just on Saturday mornings. Then the networks got involved, noticing a regular audience they could captivate, realizing that Saturday morning was a “sweet spot” … Continue reading Comic-Con@Home – Warner Archive’s Secret Origin of Saturday Morning Cartoons – Notes!
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM (PDT) | Thursday 23 July 2020 Panel Description: Austin Osueke (publisher of eigoMANGA) will moderate a series of Q&A sessions with comic book writers Jeff Loew (The Frog Princess), Brandon Chen (Somnia), Mohammad Umair Ali (Somnia), MinoMiyabi (5D), and Natashia McGough Clarke (Danity Kane). They will discuss the fundamentals of comic book outlines, scripting, writing, and overall storytelling. (Link: https://youtu.be/OmGVE_oJkXg) … Continue reading Comic-Con@Home – How to Write and Create Manga – Notes
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM (PDT) | Thursday 23 July 2020 (4:00pm – 5:00pm): Panel Description: Get your art in shape! DeviantArt presents Artist Alley all-stars Jeffery “the CHAMBA” Cruz (artist), Edwin “ironpinky” Huang (illustrator), and John “Overlord_JC” Crayton (artist) as they share their secrets to warming up, getting in the mindset to create, and pulling yourself out of a rut. — Jeffrey “the CHAMBA” … Continue reading Comic-Con@Home – Artist Bootcamp by Deviantart – Notes!
Anime Expo Lite Was A First In So Many Ways! As someone whose only convention experience was one dedicated to rats (an unrelated[?] story for another day), this was like a dream come true. Being able to experience AX from the comfort of my home and being thrust back into this beautiful world of anime and Japanese pop-culture during such bleak times was a much … Continue reading Anime Expo Lite (Anime Expo 2020) – Anime Expo Lite Review! By: @madamekrow
4:25 AM – 5:15 PM (PDT) | Channel 2 | Saturday 4 July 2020 Panel Description: Let’s talk digital manga with budding subscription services Manga Planet and futekiya’s Chairman Hyoe Narita, Editor-in-Chief Emma Hanashiro, and Producer Gladys Angala. Manga Market in Japan vs Overseas There are 100 million people in Japan and 300 million in the U.S. but the manga market in Japan is much bigger. … Continue reading Anime Expo Lite (Anime Expo 2020) – Manga Planet and Futekiya Panel
2:25 PM – 2:55 PM (PDT) | Channel 2 | Saturday 4 July 2020 Panel Description: With the first anniversary of ‘Sky’ this month, meet the award-winning thatgamecompany studio and go behind-the-scenes to discover the team’s unique approach to creating beautifully animated and emotionally-impactful games such as ‘Journey’, ‘Flower’ and their newest social adventure – ‘Sky’. From art direction, animation, music score to storytelling, Yui Tanabe … Continue reading Anime Expo Lite (Anime Expo 2020) – Painting The Skies: A Conversation with The Artists of thatgamecompany
7:55 PM – 8:40 PM (PDT) | Channel 2 | Friday 3 July 2020 Panel Description: Leading digital comic book platform, Tapas Media, explores the steps of how indie webcomic creators can creatively and commercially build their story, characters, worlds and brand for future multimedia expansion. With tv, podcast, and live-action, and anime/animation partnerships in the works, join the publishing team, producers, and comic creators as they … Continue reading Anime Expo Lite (Anime Expo 2020) – Developing Anime & Manga in the West: Expanding Webcomic IP Into TV, Film, Podcasts, & More!
12:40 PM – 1:40 PM (PDT) | Channel 1 | Saturday 4 July 2020 Panel Description: Join the manga experts of Kodansha USA Publishing – purveyors of some of the most popular manga properties in the world like Sailor Moon, BAKEMONOGATARI, & Attack on Titan – as they give you a sneak peek at the latest Kodansha manga releases, anime debuts, and more! It’s a no-holds-barred … Continue reading Anime Expo Lite (Anime Expo 2020) – Make Mine Manga with Kodansha USA Publishing