IMDb is launching a special Comic-Con section on their site today, but they’re also setting course for the actual convention – where they’ll have The IMDb Yacht with celebrity interviews hosted by Kevin Smith, which is accessible by invitation only. So why are we telling you about it?
Well, because select fans can attend the festivities on Friday afternoon (which include a Friday afternoon party that includes a screening lunge, a photo station featuring Anchor Bay shows in collaboration with Amazon’s Geek Boutique, an exhibition of hand-made prop replicas from Adam Savage’s Test.com, and more).
So how to score an invite? Look for IMDb street teams near the Convention Center on Thursday, July 21. The IMDb street teams will be selecting lucky fans to be among the 200 who will get to visit The IMDb Yacht.
Here’s the full rundown of events:
- On July 21-23, IMDb and Kevin Smith will produce original video coverage on the open-air top deck, including interviews with celebrity guests from “The Walking Dead,” “Vikings,” “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” “Ash vs Evil Dead,” “The Man in the High Castle,” “Snowden,” Tested.com, The Hollywood Reporter, and more.
- The first deck will include the TCL® Refresh and Recharge lounge featuring 4k TVs from TCL®, the Anchor Bay screening lounge, a photo station featuring Anchor Bay shows in collaboration with Amazon’s Geek Boutique, and an exhibition of hand-made prop replicas from Adam Savage’s Tested.com. Select fans will be invited to enjoy the IMDb Yacht on Friday, July 22.
- The IMDb Yacht Party, Presented by TCL®, will take place on Friday evening, July 22. This is an invitation-only event.
- On Saturday, July 23, at 3:00 pm Pacific time, Kevin Smith will host “IMDb Live at Comic-Con,” a live-streaming show broadcast via Twitch.tv and sponsored by Universal Pictures’ upcoming movie “Jason Bourne,” in which Matt Damon returns to his iconic role. The show will feature Kevin Smith’s wrap-up analysis of the convention along with conversations with special celebrity guests from “Orphan Black,” “The Flash,” “Con Man,” “Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare,” and more.