Mediumatlarge reports that this weekend The Paley Center is hosting an entire weekend of vampire-related screenings and special events. Screenings include Buffy, Angel, and True Blood, along with a panel with folks from Entertainment Weekly and Television Without Pity, and a special showing of Robsessed – an inside look at the rabid fan following of Twilight star Robert Pattinson.
Check out the schedule below.
Friday Screenings, 2:00 to 4:30 pm
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Reunion (2008) – The cast and creative team of Buffy the Vampire Slayer reunite to discuss the groundbreaking series. With Sarah Michelle Gellar and Joss Whedon.
Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horrors (1922) – The German Expressionist silent vampire classic on the big screen.
Saturday Screenings, 12:00 to 2:30 pm
Angel (2001) – Angel’s actors, writers, and producers on everybody’s favorite brooding Irish bloodsucker. With David Boreanaz and Joss Whedon.
True Blood (2009) – The cast and creators of television’s hottest vampire series take you behind the scenes of steamy Bon Temps. With Alan Ball, Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer.
Saturday Event, 2:30 to 4:00 pm
TV Vampire(s)Takedown – A panel of expert fans will debate the relative merits of different vampires across media in an appropriately spirited and irreverent fashion. Special attention will be paid to the rankings of TV vamps determined by the Paley Center’s TV Vampire Poll (Spike won). Come argue for your vamp of choice. Events include trivia and special gifts.
Panels: Angel Cohn, Senior Editor, Television Without Pity, Sammy Buck, Blogger, tvland.com, Chelsea Doyle, Freelance Writer, Starpulse.com , and Jim Pierson, Author/Producer, Dark Shadows DVD releases. Moderator: Ken Tucker, Editor-at-Large, Entertainment Weekly
Special Saturday Screening, 4:30 pm
Robsessed – The Paley Center present an exclusive screening of Robsessed, Revolver Entertainment’s inside look at the rabid fan following of Twilight star Robert Pattinson. Thrust into the limelight after being cast as Twilight’s haunted vampire Edward Cullen, Rob Pattinson’s celebrity trajectory illustrates just how loyal a following vampires can inspire.
Sunday Screenings, 2:00 to 4:30 pm
Dark Shadows (2001) – Dark Shadows alumni reunited to discuss the classic series. With Alexandra Moltke and creator Dan Curtis.
Dracula: Pages from a Virgin’s Diary (2002) – Guy Maddin’s ballet based on the Dracula myth.
For locations, prices, and details about this weekend’s events at The Paley Center, CLICK HERE.
- Tags: Entertainment Weekly | fan conventions | film screenings | Revolver Entertainment | Television Without Pity | The Paley Center for Media - New York
- People / Bands: Alan Ball | Alexandra Moltke | Angel Cohn | Anna Paquin | Chelsea Doyle | Dan Curtis | Guy Maddin | Jim Pierson | Joss Whedon | Ken Tucker | Robert Pattinson | Sammy Buck | Sarah Michelle Gellar | Stephen Moyer
- Shows / Movies: Angel | Buffy | Buffy the Vampire Slayer | Dark Shadows | Robsessed | True Blood | Twilight
- Genres: Cult Cinema | Horror | Television | Vampires
- Story Types: Events