Sign up or log in to bookmark your favorites and sync them to your phone or calendar.

1: Programs [clear filter]
Saturday, March 24

3:30pm PDT

Fear the Walking Dead
Cast and executive producers will discuss what to expect from the upcoming fourth season of Fear the Walking Dead, with additional insight on the highly anticipated crossover of Lennie James’s character Morgan Jones from the show’s companion series, The Walking Dead.

Saturday March 24, 2018 3:30pm - 4:30pm PDT

4:00pm PDT

Bad Samaritan Sneak Peek
UPDATED: Tue, Mar 20, 06:41PM
Electric Entertainment and Legion M lead a discussion of Dean Devlin’s new thriller Bad Samaritan, starring David Tennant (Doctor Who, Jessica Jones, Broadchurch) and Robert Sheehan (Geostorm, Mortal Engines, The Umbrella Academy). Writer Brandon Boyce (Apt Pupil, Wicker Park), director/producer Dean Devlin (Stargate, Independence Day, The Librarians), and star Carlito Olivero (Step Up: High Water, East Los High), Jacqueline Byers (Roadies, Salvation), and Kerry Condon (Better Call Saul, Avengers: Infinity War) will debut exclusive footage from the film and answer questions moderated by LA Online Film Critics Society president Scott Mantz. Every attendee will receive a collectible Bad Samaritan black card, an interactive replica of the one used by David Tennant in the film.

Saturday March 24, 2018 4:00pm - 5:00pm PDT
North 200A

7:00pm PDT

Women On The Dark Side
Susan Lee (Wraith of Love, Shadow of the Knight) brings together a panel of women who aren't afraid to explore the darker side of creation or to delve into the shadows of the heart and mind, whether it's in comic books, literature, or film. Other panelists include Maria Alexander (Snowed), Mairghread Scott (Toil & Trouble, Transformers: Till All Are One), and Bel Deliá (The Tangle, The Tunnel). Moderated by Barbra Dillon (Fanbase Press).

Saturday March 24, 2018 7:00pm - 8:00pm PDT
Room 209
Sunday, March 25

12:30pm PDT

Breathing Life into the Undead
Are you voracious for vampires? Zealous for zombies? Unquenchable for the undead? Award-winning bestselling author/screenwriter Rebekah R. Ganiere (Queen of the Undead), and P.G.A. producer James Ganiere (CEO/creative executive Rio Vista Universal) discuss how to write undead characters that practically leap to life off the page. Learn how to craft well-structured, developed romances with a supernatural twist.

Sunday March 25, 2018 12:30pm - 1:30pm PDT
Room 208

12:30pm PDT

Kyle Higgins' The Shadow Hours
UPDATED: Wed, Mar 21, 05:59PM
#1 New York Times bestselling author Kyle Higgins, filmmakers and IGN host a special screening and panel discussion of Higgins’ award-winning neo-noir short. The Shadow Hours follows twins born with a mysterious condition: only one of them can be awake at a time. Posing as one person, each awake for only half of a day, they make a living as private investigators … until a budding romance threatens to tear apart the fabric of their lives. The short film stars Tom Riley (DaVinci’s Demons) and Britt Lower (Man Seeking Woman), and is written and directed by Higgins (Nightwing, Batman Eternal, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Batman Beyond 2.0 ), filmed by ICG award-winning cinematographer Michael Nie (Shutter Island, Ray, The Kingdom), with an original score from Emmy Award-winning composer Bear McCreary (The Walking Dead, Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD, Outlander, Battlestar Galactica, 10 Cloverfield Lane). Panelists will include Higgins, Nie, executive producer Omar Spahi and producers JJ Vazquez & Nick Erickson. The short film, which has already earned honors at film festivals across the nation, is currently being developed for a full-length version by Higgins.

Sunday March 25, 2018 12:30pm - 1:30pm PDT
North 200B

2:00pm PDT

Knowledge: Handle with Care
The ethical challenges faced by characters in science fiction stem back to classics like Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. Authors Sarah Tarkoff (Sinless, Arrow), Peter Clines (Paradox Bound, The Fold), Jennifer Brody (The Continuum Trilogy), and Elizabeth Briggs (Future Shock trilogy) don their scientific prognosticator hats to discuss the use of knowledge for good or evil purposes, the impact of class on access to technology, and more with Maryelizabeth Yturralde of Mysterious Galaxy.

Sunday March 25, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm PDT
Room 209