SILICON VALLEY COMIC CON ADDS MORE CELEBRITIES, HOLLYWOOD PANELS AND MEMORABILIA LIVE AUCTION
Silicon Valley Comic Con Adds More Star Power: Carrie
Fisher, Bonnie Wright and Vic Mignogna Scheduled to Attend
● Tim Miller, the “Overpaid Tool” that Directed Deadpool Will Ruin Reveal the VFX Magic in the Blockbuster Film
● Disney Interactive Talk: Bringing Marvel and Star Wars™ to Life with Mobile Games
● Fans Can Purchase a Piece of Film History with ScreenUsed Live Auction - first preview of expected items
MORE STAR POWER: PRINCESS LEIA, GINNY WEASLEY AND MORE
Fisher is set to make her first public appearance following “Star Wars: The
Force Awakens” at Silicon Valley Comic Con. Bonnie Wright (Harry Potter films) and Vic Mignogna (acclaimed voice actor best known for his work for
English dubs Japanese anime shows, including Fullmetal Alchemist and “Dragon
Ball Z”) are also scheduled to attend. They will join an already packed
celebrity appearance roster that includes: Julie Benz, Nathan Fillion, Michael J. Fox, Karen Gillan, Jon Heder, Stan Lee,
Christopher Lloyd, Ray Park, Jeremy Renner, Adam Savage, William Shatner, Lea
Thompson, Alan Tudyk and Andy Weir.
NEW PANELS HIGHLIGHT MOBILE AND VISUAL EFFECTS IN HOLLYWOOD
Tim Miller and Blur studio’s Tips on Winning the Deadpool
Hear from Tim Miller, the "overpaid tool" who directed the orchestra of awesome that brought us our beloved antihero Deadpool, despite the numerous odds against them. Tim will be joined by VFX masters who helped make the magic seamless. This will be an exclusive SVCC peek behind the scenes to see VFX secrets revealed, but stay the heck away if you can't stand seeing how magicians put the rabbit in the hat. Although rest assured that the process is a little more humane than how Deadpool would do it.
WHEN: Saturday, March 19 @ 4:00pm PT in Room 2
Bringing Marvel and Star Wars™ to Life With Mobile Games
Star Wars™ and Marvel are two of the most iconic brands in the world, and millions of fans engage with these characters and stories every day through mobile games. Nathan Etter, VP of Mid-Core Games at Disney Interactive, was tasked with building unique games that fans of the films, comics and universes would recognize and enjoy. In this session, he will share a behind-the-scenes look at the process of working with the Lucasfilm and Marvel creative teams to develop two of the most popular franchises in mobile gaming- Star Wars™: Commander and Marvel Avengers Alliance. He will also share new hints on what’s in store for these titles, and invite members of the Marvel and Lucasfilm game production teams to join him.
WHEN: Saturday, March 19 @ 2:00pm PT in Room 2
OWN A PIECE OF HOLLYWOOD HISTORY: SCREENUSED LIVE + ONLINE AUCTION
Fans can bid on real props and
wardrobe items used in their favorite movies at Silicon Valley Comic Con.
ScreenUsed, one of the world's leading movie and television memorabilia
companies, will hold their live auction during the event. The live auction will
be held at 8am on Sunday, March 20, 2016. This is a very rare opportunity to
literally own a piece of your favorite movie, and become the caretaker of a
piece of history. Hundreds of original movie and television props and wardrobe
from many iconic productions will be available in the auction, for example:
● Back to the Future - Doc's Mind Reading Helmet (Christopher Lloyd)
● Back to the Future - OUTATIME License Plate from the DeLorean
● Back to the Future 2 - Hoverboards
● Click - Light-Up Remote Control (Adam Sandler)
● Elysium - Kruger's Exo-Hulc Suit & Samurai Sword
● Spider-Man 3 - Spiderman's Boots (Tobey Maguire)
● X2: X-Men United - Wolverine's Adamantium Claws (Hugh Jackman)
Along with other artifacts from the Star Wars original trilogy, Star Trek productions, Terminator series, Jurassic Park, and many others.
Many iconic props and wardrobe will
be on display throughout the event at the ScreenUsed booth. The auction will be
a fast paced, exciting event with a live auctioneer, as well as online for
those around the world that can't attend in person. The auction has no reserve
pricing, so the highest bid will own the artifact. Every item comes with a
signed ScreenUsed Certificate of Authenticity, guaranteeing it was used during
the production of the movie or television show.
For information on how to register for the auction, please see www.screenused.com/auction. Attendees of the Silicon Valley Comic Con will be able to register in person during the first day of the event at the ScreenUsed booth.
Silicon Valley Comic Con will be held the weekend of March 18-20, 2016 at the San Jose Convention Center. To be the first to hear more details as they are released, sign up atSVComicCon.com/registerand follow@SVComicCon on Twitter.Silicon Valley Comic Con welcomes exhibitors who want to join the Woz in uniting pop culture and technology. Companies and artists who are interested in exhibiting canrequest details on the Silicon Valley Comic Con website.
ScreenUsed was founded in 2003 by Desi DosSantos, a computer center
automation specialist and Jeff Castillo, a quality, custom home craftsman &
fabricator. What began as a hobby for the pair, blossomed into a company now
world renown as an industry leader in the field of original Film &
Television production memorabilia sales (props, costumes, miniatures, special
make-up effects artifacts, production artwork, rare documents, etc.). With a
combined 34 years in the business of brokering historic Hollywood artifacts,
ScreenUsed offers a wide range of special services to its clients, including
research, preservation, exhibition, and to corporate clients specialized
marketing, promotion & auction services. The company's established
international network of collectors and entertainment industry sources is
highly regarded by the field, museums and the media.
ABOUT SILICON VALLEY COMIC CON
Silicon Valley Comic Con celebrates the Age of the Geek by bringing together America’s two greatest superheroes: Pop culture and technology. Featuring top celebrities, comics, independent artists, cosplay, video games, consumer electronics, music and apps, Silicon Valley Comic Con is where entertainment and our electronic worlds intersect. The inaugural Silicon Valley Comic Con will be hosted at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, CA the weekend of March 18-20, 2016. To be among the first to receive updates as they are announced, sign up at SVComicCon.com/register.
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