Friday, March 24th, 2017

March 2016 – The Silicon Valley has long been recognized as center for technology. Now the area and all of the technology, science fiction and comic lovers can have their own event close to home. The first year of the soon to be annual SV Comic-Con was organized by Silicon Valley icon Steve Wozniak. The [...]

March 2016 – As a precursor to the first Silicon Valley Comic Con, Keith Arem held a screening of his first film “Phoenix Incident” which he wrote and directed. The “found footage” style science fiction thriller, focuses on a story that is based on the actual reported UFO sightings. The actual incident took place on [...]

July 2014 – At Comic-Con San Diego the focus was on new movies and TV shows in addition to the comics. The big noise on the street was for Sharknado 2 – the Second One. This unexpected trend setter for second screen interaction amongst TV shows was making a big presence with people on the [...]

July 2014 – At the 2014 San Diego Comic-Con the show floor shifted to pushing out video games to more TV and film projects. It is not that gaming left the show and is loosing its appeal, it is actually the opposite the games generated such a crowd, it disrupted the traffic movement on the [...]

July 2013 – At Comic-Con in San Diego, they held a panel featuring the art director’s guild The panel consisted of several art directors for major motion pictures including the Man of Steel, Inception and the Christopher Nolan Batman Trilogy. The basis of the panel was – in modern digital workflow, espcially one that has [...]

July 2013 – At Comic-Con San Diego 2013, there was a number of titles that have mastered the transmedia marketplace with cross licensing. Traditional big players like the Walking Dead, My Little Pony, Transformers, Star Wars, Star Trek and others have long mastered this multiple media platform. Focusing on print publications, electronic media, animation and [...]

July 2013 – At the 44th Comic-Con in San Diego, the crowds were the largest ever. As show that started as a celebration and community sharing artistic creativity in form of print comic books and artwork, has become an increasingly electronic centric show. The expo now features TV, movies, web shows, video games, and electronic [...]

July 2013 – This year’s San Diego Comic-Con the video game consoles and new games were given their own “zone” on the exhibit floor, easing the congestion in the aisles and make it more orderly to get a chance to try the games and platforms. They put all the gaming on the far right side [...]

 July 2012 – Ubisoft has two major displays at the Comic-con event in San Diego – one featured demo games, and the other a preview of game play. On the playable games, they were showing a dual booth with a standard FPS game based on the Walking Dead television series on AMC. Rather than following [...]

 July 2012 – Comic-Con 2012 featured a long line and large demo area for the long awaited next installment of the Halo saga. A simple booth – a circle of Xbox360s with a single giant sign announced the game. Unlike most of the demos that had 5-10 minute test periods in single player mode, the [...]