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Dates Announced for the 2nd Annual Split Screens Festival!

For the Split Screen Festival, a major focus in 2018 will be diversity – from platforms and voices to genders and races both in front of and behind the scenes; as well as thoughtful perspectives and insights about America’s favorite pastime from some of television’s most popular casts and creators.

Split Screens will offer a snapshot of the landscape, where television is today and where it is heading with premiere episodes of highly anticipated new pilots, a refreshing look back at culturally relevant franchises and explore the future of content through the lens of a new generation of rising talent.

The 2018 Split Screens Festival will take place at New York’s IFC Center from Thursday, May 31 through Sunday, June 3. The Festival’s full lineup will be announced in April.

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VIZ Media To Host Sailor Moon SuperS Masquerade at Anime Boston 2018!

Sailor Moon fans can expect an evening of extraordinary cosplay at Anime Boston 2018.

VIZ Media will host the Sailor Moon SuperS Moonlight Masquerade on Friday, March 30th – the opening night of the three-day convention.

Anime Boston takes place March 30th – April 1st at the Hynes Convention Center and the Sheraton Boston Hotel in Boston, MA.

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BOOM! Studios Announces Emerald City Comic Con 2018 Panel Programming Lineup!

BOOM! Studios has announced its panels for the Emerald City Comic Con which runs from March 1-4 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle WA.

The publisher of a wide range of comics for all demographics, BOOM! studios will present the following panels: Lumberjanes: The Hardcore Lady Type Panel (Friday, March 2nd); BOOM! Studios: Discover Yours (Saturday, March 3rd), and Creating the World of Mouse Guard (Sunday, March 4th).

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FAN EXPO Vancouver Fan Faves and Must-Sees!

FAN EXPO Vancouver, one of the largest fan conventions in the Pacific Northwest, gets underway on Friday, November 10th.

This year’s con includes some top-flight panels (the cast of iZombie, The Flash, Arrow and more); a swak of celebrity photo ops with likes of Grant Gustin, Henry Winkler, Famke Janssen and more; Cosplayers galore, and Sketch Duels, featuring renowned artists including Tom Grummett, Humberto Ramos, Nick Bradshaw, Tony Moore, Leonard Kirk, and more.

FAN EXPO Vancouver runs from November 10-12 at the Vancouver Convention Centre East, 999 Canada Pl, Vancouver, BC.

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INFINI-T Force, Terra Formars Screeners Highlight VIZ Media Plans for Anime NYC 2017!

VIZ Media will host screenings of the premiere  episodes of INFINI-T Force and Terra Formars as part of the company’s plans for Anime NYC 2017.

There will also be panels for fan favorites like Sailor Moon Crystal, as well as autograph sessions and more (details below).

Anime NYC will take place November 18th-19th at the Javits Convention Center in Manhattan.

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NYCC 2017 – Jane Glows in the Dark Teaser: Blindspot: Season Three!

BLINDSPOT — Kurt Weller (Sullivan Stapleton) and Jane Doe (Jaimie Alexander) — (Photo by: NBCUniversal)

NBC’s Blindspot teaser for New York Comic-Con 2017 gets a bit meta before launching into moments from the show’s upcoming third season.

This year’s theme: Jane should have been totally honest with Roman (Luke Mitchell).

Blindspot returns on Friday, October 27th.

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NYCC 2017 – To Prevent Hell On Earth Mulder & Scully Need To Betray Humanity? – The X-Files 2018 Trailer!

In the first teaser for the next X-Files event series, The Cigarette-Smoking Man asks a small favor from Mulder and Scully – and it all hinges on…

The X-Files returns in 2018.

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NYCC 2017 – You Have No Idea What’s Happening Here, Do You?: Castle Rock Teaser!

Hulu unveiled the first teaser for its psychological horror series based on the stories of Stephen King, Castle Rock, earlier today.

It’s an effectively intriguing, creepy teaser that suggests a genuinely unusual world.

Castle Rock will premiere in 2018.

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NYCC 2017 – We Have to Go Trailer: Justice League!

Earlier today, Warner Bros. dropped the final trailer for Justice League.

It still has the kind of ponderous feel of a Zack Snyder film, but is leavened with some very potent humor (personally, I’m going to see Justice League for Aquaman’s somewhat flip attitude and zest for battle, alongside The Flash’s geeky awe and enthusiasm).

Justice league opens on November 17th.

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