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Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival Schedule for 2016 Announced

In Panel & Autograph News by Kerry Dixon3 Comments

If you think the only place to find films at San Diego Comic-Con is in Hall H, then think again. The annual Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival schedule has been announced for 2016, and as we announced just this morning, it’s on the move! You’ll now find this year’s line-up of documentaries, short films, and features over in the Marriott Marquis … Read More

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Marriott Marquis Expansion Will Be Utilized for CCI Independent Film Festival

In Features, Panel & Autograph News by Kerry Dixon1 Comment

The question we’ve been wondering all year is, just what will the Marriott Marquis & Marina be using those brand new, two 36,000-square foot ballrooms for? Well, we’ve got at least a partial answer. Looks like the Comic-Con International: Independent Film Festival is on the move, from the Manchester Grand Hyatt’s Grand Ballroom D to the Marriott Marquis’ Pacific Ballroom … Read More

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Independent Film ‘Heroes of the Realm’ Heads to SDCC 2016

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We’re still presumably a few days (or weeks) away from Comic-Con International unveiling the complete line-up of this year’s Independent Film Festival, but one film of 8-bit proportions will definitely be part of that line-up. Emmy-winning director Kyle Roberts returns to the convention with his latest venture, Heroes of The Realm, after previously attending in 2014 to screen The Posthuman … Read More

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Enchantment Under the SDCC 2016 Announcement

In Features, Offsites by The San Diego Comic-Con Unofficial Blog Staff18 Comments

Great Scott! The people have spoken. We recently asked if our readers would be interested in a venue change and ticket sales for Enchantment Under the SDCC — our annual reader party where we celebrate you by showering you with goodie bags, raffle prizes, really bad jokes from your charming hosts, and more — if it meant a guaranteed spot and … Read More

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Under the Tents: Archer, Tamashii Nations, CCI, UDON, Cyclops Print Works, TheOneRing.Net

In Exclusives, General News, Panel & Autograph News by Kerry Dixon1 Comment

Con news rests for no man (or woman), so here’s your Saturday edition of Under the Tents. This week, we’ve got news about an Archer panel (and possible renewal!), several panels, Tamashii Nation’s exclusives, and even the odds on if your child will walk out of the convention with the ability to craft a steampunk hat. No, really. Here’s a … Read More

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‘Batman: The Killing Joke’ World Premiere Set for Friday Night at SDCC 2016

In Panel & Autograph News by Kerry Dixon6 Comments

What we announced months ago is now official: the Warner Bros. Home Entertainment DC Universe Original Movie, Batman: The Killing Joke, will hold its world premiere at San Diego Comic-Con 2016. Based on the DC graphic novel of the same name by Alan Moore, Brian Bolland, and John Higgins, Batman: The Killing Joke takes you into the dark psyche of … Read More

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ Director James Gunn Teases Possible SDCC 2016 Appearance

In Features, Panel & Autograph News by Kerry Dixon4 Comments

Last year, Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn issued the Marvel statement heard ’round the net — that Marvel wouldn’t be heading to San Diego Comic-Con 2015. However, last night when taking some time out of filming Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 to answer fan questions on Facebook, when asked about an appearance for this year, he had … Read More

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What To Expect: SDCC Preparation for June 2016

In Features by Kerry Dixon1 Comment

It’s now June, and that means that we can officially state that San Diego Comic-Con is next month. Are you prepared? Well, alright, no one is probably ever completely prepared, but your best option for ensuring you make the most of the behemoth that is Comic-Con is keeping up with the important news. But don’t worry! We’ve got you covered. … Read More

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Under The Tents: The Splat All That Reunion, Penn Zero, Star vs the Forces of Evil, Mouse Guard, Symbiote Studios

In Panel & Autograph News by Kerry Dixon2 Comments

Panel confirmations officially started going out over the last two days – which means that the bulk of today’s edition of Under the Tents is taken up by panel confirmations (and we’re definitely not complaining about that). As always, panel times, dates, and room numbers are not officially confirmed until CCI releases the full schedule two weeks before the convention. … Read More