WIZARD WORLD COMIC-CON PRESENTS:
CREATIVITY THAT LASTS PANEL
FEATURING GENESE DAVIS, ROB PAULSEN, ERIC KIERON, AND ROB PRIOR
SATURDAY, JUNE 21, 3:30PM – 4:30PM
As an artist, writer, actor, musician or creator, there is nothing more challenging than the development of the creative process. Is art birthed from the spontaneous or is it a result of a carefully crafted rhythm and structure? In this panel, esteemed creators Genese Davis (The Holder’s Dominion, MMORPG.com, The Gamer In You,) Rob Paulsen (Voice Actor – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles [Donatello]; Ultimate Spider-Man; Pinky and The Brain,) Eric Kieron (Producer – Animation; Film; Video Games; Novels) and Rob Prior (Spawn; Deep Space 9; Evil Ernie; Heavy Metal,) will describe how to overcome creative obstacles and share their keys to unleashing creativity. (ROOM 105)
Genese Davis is an American author, host, columnist and media personality. She is the author of The Holder’s Dominion, a next-generation video game thriller heralded as a breakthrough novel by Publishers Weekly. Davis is the founder of The Gamer in You and was recently awarded IGR Woman of the Year. She is a featured columnist at MMORPG.com and appears internationally for literary and entertainment events all over the world. She lives in Irvine, CA, where she advocates for her other passion, animal rescue. To learn more, visit GeneseDavis.com
Rob Paulsen is a voice actor well-known for animated characters including Raphael of the “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” Arthur in “The Tick,” the title role in “The Mask,” the title role in “Mighty Max,” Carl Wheezer in “Jimmy Neutron, Boy Genius,” Jack Fenton in “Danny Phantom,” and Bobble in the “Tinkerbell” series. Paulsen’s extensive credits include on-camera roles in numerous motion pictures including Body Double, Stewardess School, Eyes of Fire, The Perfect Match, and Warlocked. His television acting credits include guest-starring roles on MacGyver and St. Elsewhere. Additionally, he is one of the most sought-after voice actors in the commercial arena, performing in over 1000 of commercial spots. Paulsen won a Daytime Emmy in 1999 as “Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program” for Pinky and The Brain (Warner Bros.) Though nominated twice previously, the victory was especially sweet due to some formidable competition – fellow nominees Louie Anderson, Ernest Borgnine, Dennis Franz and Jeffery Tambor. In addition to his Emmy, Rob won back-to-back Annie Awards in 1997 and 1998.
Eric Kieron is an award-winning producer for film, theater, video games, web, and literary genres. He is passionate about producing high quality, creative content built to entertain. He is a cinematics producer for a premium animation and video game company, and is the founder of the film production company, Sleepwalker Studios. As a director, he focuses on the creative vision of the project aiming to intrigue and excite an audience. As a producer, he has led teams from concept to completion on a number of premium projects. To learn more, visit producedbyeric.com
Using his numerous skills as an illustrator, screenwriter, storyboard artist and more, Rob Prior’s career spans over twenty years of gaming, comic, film, and television experience. He has also been recognized as one of the top intellectual property creators from his peers for creating incredibly detailed worlds, characters and stories. As a comic book artist, Rob has worked with Marvel, D.C., Todd McFarlane, Kevin Eastman and Image Comics, to name a few, with his most notable credits on, “Spawn“, “Terminator“, “Deep Space 9“, “Evil Ernie“, “Melting Pot”, “Lady Death“, and “Heavy Metal“. This year Rob will be the lead illustrator on Image Comic’s latest “Blood Merchant” graphic novel. To learn more, visit RobPrior.com
Wizard World Comic Con
Wizard World Comic Con brings pop culture to life in the most extraordinary way. By producing these one-of-a-kind conventions across North America, Wizard World celebrates the entertainment industry, bringing together epic fandom, esteemed creators, and breathtaking artwork.
Thursday, June 19, 2014 – 3pm – 8pm
Friday, June 20, 2014 – 12 noon – 7pm
Saturday, June 21, 2014 – 10am – 7pm
Sunday, June 22, 2014 – 11am – 5pm
Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107