Geek Gal STEPHANIE THORPE Sets Off Sparks at San Diego’s Comic-Con
Veteran Producer and Panelist to Appear on 2 Panels at SDCC 2014
Stephanie Thorpe as ElfQuest’s Winnowill in Cupcake Quarterly Magazine (L),
& at the Miz In The Biz 1 Year Anniversary Bash (R).
Los Angeles, CA – New Media Producer and Content Creator Stephanie Thorpe returns to SDCC for two highly anticipated panels: Spark Your Creativity on Saturday, July 26th at 1:00pm in Room 23ABC, and The Next Chapter for ElfQuest: Bringing Elves to a Screen Near You on July 26th at 6:30pm in Room 26AB. Join Thorpe and fellow content creators for Spark Your Creativity: A Call to Action! Ladies Unite to Create More Female-Driven Content! as they share ways to cultivate your ideas and bring them to life. Moderated by Stephanie Pressman (Fashionably Nerdy, Stalking LeVar) and featuring the insights of America Young (Geek Therapy, The Chimaera Project), Helenna Santos (Ms. In The Biz), Heidi Cox (Stalking LeVar, Geek Speak TV), Kristen Nedopak (The Geekie Awards, The Skyrim Parodies), Patty Jean Robinson (Pike & Trident, Awkward Embraces), and Samantha Mason (Fashionably Nerdy, Legends of Atoll). Leave with inspiration, confidence, a solid plan of action, and tons of new ideas.Later that day, explore The Next Chapter of ElfQuest with Dark Horse’s Final Quest, a new ElfQuest saga by creators Wendy and Richard Pini, the latest EQ merchandise from WeLoveFine, and announcing EQ inspired jewelry! Share in exciting updates from co-producers Stephanie Thorpe (Night of the Zombie King) and Paula Rhodes (The New Adventures of Peter & Wendy), who hold the film/TV rights to this 35+ year-old beloved comic series. Fans of ElfQuest since they were kids, Thorpe and Rhodes have been working tirelessly to expand and promote the World of Two Moons, and are thrilled to introduce their new team of fellow fans: Angela Song Mueller (Legend of Korra), Joshua Hamilton (Avatar: The Last Airbender), and Luke Ryan (Harold & Kumar). Moderated by Jenna Busch (Cocktails With Stan). A recent presenter at the IAWTV Awards at CES in Vegas, Thorpe’s series Pairings was nominated in three categories, including best directing and ensemble performance (pairingstheseries.com). She currently produces and stars in The Ladies & The Gents, which was just honored with a nomination at the Indie Series Awards, and a win at the LA Web Fest (theladiesandthegents.com). She’s proud to be a judge for The Geekie Awards for the second time. Up next for Stephanie, further adventures for ElfQuest, her returning series The Ladies & The Gents, and new project, Slumber Con.
Where: Comic-Con 2014 – San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA
Panel 1: Spark Your Creativity: A Call to Action! Ladies Unite to Create More Female-Driven Content! – Saturday July 26th @ 1:00pm – Room 23ABC
Panel 2: The Next Chapter for ElfQuest: Bringing Elves to a Screen Near You – Saturday July 26th @ 6:30pm – Room 26AB
ABOUT STEPHANIE THORPE:
A growing icon in the New Media scene, Stephanie Thorpe is in demand as an expert panelist & speaker, a host and presenter, a writer & producer, content creator, actress and director. Thorpe has been a driving force as an actor and producer in numerous web projects (and was stunned to realize she had made 150+ episodes of original web content) including the critically acclaimed After Judgment, Asylum, Babelgum’s Hurtling Through Space, and Tyler Mane’s The Mane Show. She recently hit the front page of Variety with producing partner Paula Rhodes when they acquired the film/TV rights to the ElfQuest franchise. They first gained attention for their award-winning short film, ElfQuest: A Fan Imagining (elfquestfantrailer.com), earning numerous awards and accolades from film festivals, conventions and the media with over 100 articles and interviews to date. Thorpe has been nominated twice to the Board of Directors for IAWTV, hosted 4 events for the non-profit organization Celebrate the Web and is a founding member of The League of Extraordinary Ladies. One day she hopes to have a Great Dane named Tribble.
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