The following is an interview with Leanne Westphal, Festival Director of Los Angeles' 48-Hour Film Project. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Dillon chats with Westphal about about how the festival came into existence, what makes Los Angeles' festival unique from the others taking place in over 130 cities across the world, and how filmmakers interested in participating may apply!
The following is an interview with Valerie Estelle Frankel, editor of the recently released book, The Comics of Joss Whedon: Critical Essays. In this interview, Fanboy Comics President Bryant Dillon chats with Frankel about her passion for pop culture, her extensive resume in geek-themed essay collections, and what Whedon fans can expect from The Comics of Joss Whedon!
The following is an interview with Steven Alloway, producer of Spirit OnStage's production of A Midsummer Night's Dream. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chats with Alloway about the inspiration behind bringing the classic to the stage once again, the creative process of the cast and crew, and where you can purchase tickets for the performance!
The following is an interview with H.L. Cherryholmes, writer of the nine-novel fantasy series, The Lizard Queen. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chats with Cherryholmes on the inspiration for creating such an immense fantasy world, the evolution and creative process of the project, and how fans of his other works will receive the new series!
At Blastoff Comics (North Hollywood, CA), Fanboy Comics' Jason Enright talks with ten-year-old comic book creator Joshua Jones about his love of comics, his creative process, and more. Joshua recently published his first comic book, The Amazing Adventures of Super Fight Guy, which he wrote and illustrated.
At Fanboy Comics, we strive to provide a platform for all creators to showcase their work and reach a larger audience, and we hope that you will join us in the effort to push #ComicsForward (as launched by BOOM! Studios) by lending your support to the creators of our future, like Joshua. In addition, we offer a special thanks to BOOM! Studios for their generosity in supplying Joshua with a comic book bounty, including issues of their Regular Show and Steven Universe comic series!
The following is an interview with Joel Silberman, the writer behind the sci-fi-based one-act play, "Human History," which is currently showing in Sci-Fest LA 2015 in Hollywood, CA. In this interview, Fanboy Comics President Bryant Dillon chats with Silberman about the path that led him to writing, his inspiration for "Human History," working with the talented cast and crew, and the impact of science fiction on our culture!
The following is an interview with Ann Hurd, the producer of Theatre Unleashed's one-act play festival, Passages, which is currently running at The Belfry Stage (Upstairs) in North Hollywood, CA. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chats with Hurd about the return of the one-act festival to the TU 2015 lineup, the focus of this year's show, the cast and crew's creative process, and how you can get tickets!
In the latest episode of The PREVIEWS Party Podcast, we discussed a new, 6-issue comic book series from BOOM! Studios' Archaia imprint called Hacktivist Volume 2 which is a sequel to the critically acclaimed Hactivist Volume 1. Hacktivist is a series that follows two social media entrepreneurs who secretly use their new program to organize and support freedom fighters in Tunisia and find themselves in a pickle between the United States Intelligence agencies and a hard place. The first series, an intelligent and challenging look at our world, was one of my favorite series of 2014, so I had to get in touch with the writers, Jackson Lanzing and Collin Kelly, to discuss what they have in store for Volume 2. Listen as we discuss their vision for this contemporary thriller, their extensive research process, and the importance of creating art that challenges readers and asks the tough questions.
The following is an interview with Belinda Sallin, director of the upcoming documentary, Dark Star: H.R. Giger's World. In this interview, Fanboy Comics President Bryant Dillon chats with Sallin about the intriguing artist behind Ridley Scott's Alien, her expectations before filming began, why Giger's artwork connects with so many, and much more!