WIZARD WORLD AND GENESE DAVIS PRESENT:
BUILDING YOUR CREATIVE PLATFORM:
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SELF-PROMOTION
SATURDAY, JUNE 21, 12:30PM – 1:30PM
As an artist, writer, actor, musician or creator, self-promotion is an important part of building a career. However, if poorly executed, self-promotion can do more harm than good. How is the conventional wisdom wrong? What are the more advisable but underrated neglected approaches? Join esteemed creators Genese Davis (The Holder’s Dominion, MMORPG.com, The Gamer In You,) Eric Kieron (Producer – Animation; Film; Video Games; Novels,) Adam Simon (Man Down, Synapse,) Tracie Ching (AMC; CBS; Sony Pictures; Google) and Enrica Jang (Founder – Red Stylo Media) discuss this pivotal topic! (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
Tracie Ching is a self-taught graphic designer. In 2011 she joined the design team for VC Ultimate, the premier ultimate frisbee apparel company, later becoming the Lead Designer and Creative Director in 2012. Simultaneously, Ching has produced licensed posters for properties such as Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, AMC’s The Walking Dead, Doctor Who, and Community, and Ching’s limited edition silk screen prints of alternative movie posters have garnered critical acclaim. Ching’s work has been showcased in galleries such as Spoke Art in San Francisco as well as Gallery1988 and Hero Complex Gallery in Los Angeles. Previous clients include: AMC, BBC, CBS, Sony Pictures, Google, Popular Mechanics, Castro Theatre.
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
Enrica Jang is a writer as well as editor-in-chief at Red Stylo Media. She is editor of The Poe Twisted Anthology, Shakespeare Shaken, and Unfashioned Creatures, a Frankenstein Anthology. Her comics writing credits include Azteca, a comic series and motion comic, The House of Montresor original graphic novel, and Angel With a Bullet, a mini-collection of original comics inspired by the music of Tom Waits. Her screenplay The Freshmen was made into a short film, Frienemies, winner of a CINE Golden Eagle in 2011. To learn more visit, http://www.RedStyloMedia.com and follow @red_stylo on Twitter.
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