Monthly Archives: April 2008

Iron Man Fan Film

Since the loooooong awaited Iron Man feature film is coming out in a few days, here’s something related: A lovely looking Iron Man fan film done as the intro credits to an imaginary TV show. I interviewed its creator, David Guivant, about it a while back for the fan film book and it didn’t make [...]

Star Trek/Star Wars Kids Class in Lake Tahoe

So you’re a kid who loves Sci-Fi (and fan films)–or maybe you’re a parent of a kid like that–and you just happen to live in Lake Tahoe. Well, you might wanna look into a course being offered this summer at Lake Tahoe Community College’s day camp Kids College, aimed at tweens ages 10-14. Daryl Frazetti, [...]

DC Comics Officially OKs Fan Films

DC Comics and its parent company Warner Brothers have had a mixed history with fan films over the years, from shutting down one of the first Superman fan flicks to hit the web, to requesting that San Diego Comic Con respect its copyrights by not presenting fan films featuring its characters—a move that ended the [...]

New York Comic Con 2008 Fan Film Panel Wrap-Up

This was my third visit to the New York Comic Con, which, gee, is in its third year. As always, it was a blast. All of New York City decided to fly its proverbial freak flag and jam into the Javits Center. I read that they were expecting 60,000 people this weekend, and I think [...]

BIG FAN FILM Panel at NY Comic Con This Weekend!

Going to New York Comic Con in New York City this coming weekend? Make sure you check out the fan film panel! I set this up a while back and roped in a bunch of folks–it’s a real ‘who’s who’ of the East Coast fan film world. In fact, the only drawback is that halfway [...]


I believe it was the noted philosopher Tom Petty who once opined, “The waiiiiiiiiting is the hardest part,” and no truer words were ever spoken (other than “the check is in the mail.” ‘Cause it is. I swear it. Honest. April fools!). Where was I? Oh yeah, the waiting. See, although I finished the writing [...]

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