San Diego Comic-Con 2018 kicks off Wednesday, which means thousands of comic book fans, cosplayers and genre entertainment enthusiasts will be making their pilgrimage to Southern California to celebrate everything pop culture.
Hall H mainstays such as “Game of Thrones” and Marvel Studios may be skipping out on this year’s festivities, but with over four days of programming, there are plenty of panels to navigate. Here are some select highlights:
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Quotas, according to APRA AMCOS and SPA, will help develop local Australian artists. But why are they forcing streaming services to spend money to do it?
Australia’s music, TV, and film industries have teamed up to lobby the Commonwealth government for updated streaming service content rules.
In a joint submission to a Senate inquiry into Australian content on broadcast, radio, and streaming services, Screen Producers Australia (SPA) and APRA AMCOS have called on the government to introduce quotas for streaming services. If updated, the rules would help promote more Australian content.
Sounds great, right?
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Looks as though the gaming industry is becoming the new source for film/TV ideas, just as books have been forever. Should make a great show & hopefully series.
The world of “Monster Hunter” is coming to life in the form of a new animated special. “Monster Hunter: Legends of the Guild” is being produced in tandem with worldwide developer and publisher Capcom as well as Pure Imagination Studios. The companies will produce and co-finance the upcoming special, written by “Ultimate Spider-Man’s” Joshua Fine. Production is projected for completion this winter, with a global premiere scheduled for 2019.
With a new ‘Animaniacs’ reboot and a Harley Quinn series in the works, WBA series VP Audrey Diehl reveals what she looks for in new talent and what gives a pitch that special spark.
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