First-ever virtual Funimation Con launching this July

Anime content provider Funimation has officially unveiled plans for FunimationCon, its first-ever virtual con celebrating the anime community, set to take place on July 3-4, 2020. The free, two-day virtual festival brings the spirit of the con experience into the homes of anime fans with panels, cosplay meetups, forums and more activities. “FunimationCon is a …
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SXSW cancels 2020 edition amid Coronavirus outbreak

Financial news outlet CNBC has just reported that the popular Austin, Texas multimedia conference South by Southwest (SXSW), has been cancelled due to concerns surrounding the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. A visit to the event’s website indeed confirms that the City of Austin has pushed organizers to cancel SXSW. The annual tech, film and music festival …
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SPAWN creator Todd McFarlane to host free signing & comic giveaway event celebrating record-breaking run

Recently Todd McFarlane’s SPAWN made history by becoming the Guinness World Record holder for the “Longest-Running Creator-Owned Superhero Comic Book Series.” To celebrate this milestone, McFarlane and Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Chandler, Arizona are throwing a colossal SPAWN Party. Fans are invited to join in on the celebration with the creator of SPAWN himself on …
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1980’s video store Vidiots to relaunch with screening and entertainment center attached

Iconic L.A. video store-turned-film nonprofit Vidiots, will relaunch in Fall of 2020 as an expanded entertainment, social, and community space at its new home, the historic Eagle Theatre in Los Angeles’ Eagle Rock neighborhood. Restoring the 90-year-old, 200-seat Eagle Theatre to its original purpose as an independent theater with state-of-the-art sound and projection (35mm and …
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ONE Musicfest announces 2018 lineup

Music and arts festival ONE Musicfest has announced the lineup for its 2018 festival. Now a two-day experience taking place Saturday, September 8 and Sunday, September 9 at Central Park in Atlanta, GA, ONE Musicfest will feature Nas, Cardi B, Miguel, T.I., Jeezy, Big Sean, Kelis, Brandy, August Greene, Big KRIT, George Clinton & Parliament …
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Image and Skybound announce The Walking Dead Day to celebrate Robert Kirkman’s long-running cult favorite comic series

Image Comics and Skybound Entertainment have announced that October 13, 2018 will mark the first-ever “The Walking Dead Day.” The day is being described by the company as an all-day, global event commemorating the long-running survival comic created by Robert Kirkman. The companies also revealed the first of they say will be many collectible “The …
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ESPN2 and College Ave Student Loans giving hoops fans in college a chance at a 50K scholarship with academic competition Bracket Genius

College Ave Student Loans is teaming up with Intersport and ESPN for Bracket Genius, a quiz show that features bracket-style academic competition and offers college students the chance to share the Bracket Genius championship prize of $100,000. This March, fans will see their favorite colleges face off not only on the court but also in …
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Cult classic film noir horror Donnie Darko returning to theaters

In conjunction with their upcoming home video Collector’s Edition release (available Here), Arrow Films has announced the March 31st theatrical debut of the 4K restoration of Richard Kelly’s cult hit Donnie Darko. Following a wildly successful re-release in the UK for its fifteenth anniversary, the film will return to theaters in cities across America. Fifteen …
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