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Thursday, July 21

10:00am PDT

CW3PR's 8th Annual Behind-The-Music: Crime, Death and Resurrection
UPDATED: Thu, Jul 14, 09:05AM
Join television and film’s top composers as they discuss how their music elevates the high drama, mystery and mayhem in some of your favorite cinematic stories. These musicians of the screen will reveal the in-depth scoring processes that enliven some of TV and film's most popular and thrilling programs. The panel will highlight the music of fan-favorite shows and movies including Mr. Robot, Fargo, American Horror Story, Legion, Guardians of the Galaxy, Dominion, The Night Of, Batman: The Dark Knight Rises, Scream Queens, Salem, Power, The People v. O.J. Simpson CSI: NY, and more. Celebrity moderators: Violett Beane (The Flash, The Leftovers) & Drew Roy (Falling Skies). Panelists include Jeff Russo (Fargo, The Night Of, Power, Legion), Mac Quayle (Mr. Robot, American Horror Story, Scream Queens, The People v. O.J. Simpson), Tyler Bates (Guardians of the Galaxy, Salem, Kingdom), Mike Suby (The Vampire Diaries, Containment, The Originals), Bill Brown (Dominion, CSI: NY), and Christopher Drake (Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Yoga Hosers).

Thursday July 21, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Room 25ABC

11:00am PDT

The 4th Annual Musical Anatomy of a Superhero
From the ominous horns of Jaws signaling fear to the inspiring theme for Star Wars, music has always been an important supporting character in movies. This panel offers a behind-the-scenes look at the music of today's biggest superhero film and TV projects with unreleased film clips and never before heard music. Participating composers include Henry Jackman (Captain America: Civil War, Kick Ass 2), Tom "Junkie XL" Holkenborg (Deadpool, Batman v Superman), John Ottman (X-Men: Apocalypse, X-Men: Days of Future Past), and Blake Neely (Supergirl, The Flash). Moderated by George S. Clinton (Mortal Kombat, Austin Powers).

Thursday July 21, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm PDT
Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront

4:00pm PDT

[CANCELLED] CBLDF Podcast Live: Banned Authors Speak Out
CANCELLED: Thu, Jul 21, 01:24PM
We regret to announce that this program has been cancelled.

Thursday July 21, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm PDT
Neil Morgan Auditorium, San Diego Central Library

7:00pm PDT

Hip-Hop & Comics: Cultures Combining
Hip-Hop and comics reflect each other in many ways and share many common influences. Rappers, DJs, and graffiti artists utilize fantastic imagery and adopt larger-than-life alter egos; comic creators incorporate elements of music, dance, and fashion, and draw on Hip-Hop's rich visual vocabulary. Here, Patrick A. Reed (Depth of Field, ComicsAlliance) brings together graphic artists and musical innovators to discuss the ties between these two creative cultures.

Thursday July 21, 2016 7:00pm - 8:00pm PDT
Room 29AB

7:00pm PDT

A Screening of The Beatles' Yellow Submarine
Mattel and Alex Ross Art bring to Comic-Con the 1968 British animated musical fantasy comedy film, inspired by the music of the Beatles, Yellow Submarine. Completely restored and re-mastered, this will be shown on the big screen for the first time since the 1970s. An amazing opportunity for those who have never seen the classic film and those who are die-hard Beatlemaniacs!

Thursday July 21, 2016 7:00pm - 9:00pm PDT
Horton Grand Theatre

8:15pm PDT

The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Let's do the Time Warp Again! Executive-produced by Lou Adler, Gail Berman, and Kenny Ortega, The Rocky Horror Picture Show is an all-new star-studded reimagining of the cult classic, which is celebrating 40 years of theatrical distribution, longer than any other film in history, for broadcast television! Sweethearts Janet (Victoria Justice) and Brad (Ryan McCartan) stumble upon Dr. Frank-N-Furter's (Laverne Cox) bizarre abode. Frank-N-Furter, a sexually ambiguous, flirtatious alien mad scientist, with the help of his faithful servants Riff Raff (Reeve Carney) and Magenta (Christina Milian), is holding an annual Transylvanian science convention to showcase the birth of Rocky Horror (Staz Nair), a fit, attractive man created solely to fulfill Frank's desires. Join cast and producers for an exclusive first look at the two-hour event premiering this fall on FOX.

Thursday July 21, 2016 8:15pm - 10:45pm PDT
Room 6DE

8:30pm PDT

Dr. Horrible Sing Along Blog
Join the fun and sing along as the California Browncoats screen Internet sensation Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog. Enter the horrible costume contest and win horrible prizes in four categories: Best Dr. Horrible, Captain Hammer, Penny, and "other" character from the show. A grand prize will be awarded to one well-prepared individual for "Best in Show." Do not bounce!

Thursday July 21, 2016 8:30pm - 10:00pm PDT
Room 6BCF
Friday, July 22

1:00pm PDT

I Love that Song! Composing, Scoring and Singing Superhero Style
Renowned Emmy Award-winning composers and songwriters Michael McCuistion (Justice League Unlimited), Lolita Ritmanis (Spectacular Spider-Man), and Kristopher Carter (Batman Beyond) and producer and lyricist James Tucker (Batman: The Brave and the Bold) show how they write the music and songs to some of DC and Marvel's finest properties, including the making ofBatman the Brave and the Bold: The Music Meister, starring Neil Patrick Harris, and working alongside Mark Hamill onBatman: The Killing Joke. Be prepared to sing along, and hear a surprise guest or two lend their vocal talents live. Moderated by Anne Cecere of BMI and Chandler Poling of White Bear PR. A Q&A will follow the panel with fun giveaways for the participants.

Friday July 22, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm PDT
Room 28DE

2:00pm PDT

The Super Fan Phenomenon in China
UPDATED: Mon, Jul 11, 09:07AM
Uncle three (best-selling author, original story and writer of Time Raiders), Huang Shan (cosplay icon from China) and Liu Peiyao (vice president of Le Vision Pictures) will discuss how the “ACGN” phenomenon is driving Chinese pop culture and how Chinese industry leaders create entertainment to inspire the super fan lifestyle and how Chinese comic content to “Go Global”. Moderated by Joe Wong (Chinese American comedian).

Friday July 22, 2016 2:00pm - 3:00pm PDT
Room 9

4:00pm PDT

Revengeance with Bill Plympton & Jim Lujan
UPDATED: Fri, Jul 08, 02:09PM
Voice actors Geo Brawn, Lalo Alcaraz, Sara Ulloa, Keith Knight and Ken Mora join two-time Oscar-nominated director Bill Plympton and writer Jim Lujan to preview their new animated feature, Revengeance, with finished clips from the film and a discussion of the production process, from raising funds via Kickstarter to the plans for distribution. Revengeance is set in the seedy underworld of L.A., with biker gangs, bounty hunters, and strange cults. Bill will also screen some recent shorts and a clip from his controversial new mockumentary, Hitler's Folly, plus a few surprises. Bill and Jim will take questions from the audience about their films, plus all attendees will receive a free Bill Plympton sketch.

Friday July 22, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm PDT
Room 23ABC
Saturday, July 23

3:30pm PDT

Bear McCreary: Creating Musical Worlds
An effective musical score is a vital component of storytelling and invites the audience to immerse themselves in a fictional narrative. From the blank page to the orchestral stage, composer Bear McCreary explores the creative process of crafting musical worlds on projects such as The Walking Dead, 10 Cloverfield Lane, Battlestar Galactica, Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and more.

Saturday July 23, 2016 3:30pm - 4:30pm PDT
Room 8
Sunday, July 24

3:15pm PDT

Buffy Musical: Once More with Feeling: An Interactive Whedon Musical
Let's end this show with a bang! The powers that be behind Whedonopolis WhedonCon, and FandomCharities present an interactive screening of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer musical episode "Once More with Feeling" as Comic-Con's big closing event! Many say this is the finest, funniest, most ingenious episode ever to come out of the Buffyverse. But remember, the best part of the show is up to you! This episode was made for talkin'-back, that is-and singing and shouting and dancing in the aisles, with or without your dry cleaning! Audience participation: It isn't just for Rocky Horror and mob riots anymore. Juliet Landau (Drusilla) plus a surprise guest will be joining the fun.

Sunday July 24, 2016 3:15pm - 4:45pm PDT
Room 6BCF

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