Veteran Producer and Panelist to Speak on Panel at Comikaze 2014
Los Angeles, CA – New Media Producer and All-round Geek Guru Stephanie Thorpe returns to Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo for the panel Spark Your Creativity: A Call to Action! on November 2nd at 12:00pm in Room 402AB. Join Thorpe and fellow content creators as they share ways to cultivate your ideas and bring them to life.
Spark Your Creativity! features the insights of Stephanie Pressman (Fashionably Nerdy, Stalking LeVar), Kristen Nedopak (The Geekie Awards, The Skyrim Parodies), Helenna Santos (Ms In The Biz, The Infected), Stephanie Thorpe (ElfQuest, The Ladies & The Gents), Heidi Cox (Stalking LeVar, Geek Speak TV), Patty Jean Robinson (Pike & Trident, Awkward Embraces), Anastasia Washington (Nerd Reactor, Joyride), Samantha Mason (Legends of Atoll, Fashionably Nerdy), and America Young (Chimaera Project, Geek Therapy). Leave with inspiration, confidence, a solid plan of action, and tons of new ideas.
Thorpe says, on creating more content for women: “It comes down to this – we HAVE to create the roles we want to see ourselves. I’m surrounded by these amazing, talented women and I know we’ll see great things arise. The Entertainment world is recognizing the power of the female demographic more every day; we just need to keep pushing the boundaries.”
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 was proud to be a judge for The Geekie Awards for the second time in August. Up next for Stephanie, Season 2 of her series, The Ladies & The Gents, and new project, Slumber Con.
Panel: Spark Your Creativity: A Call to Action!
Where: Comikaze Expo 2014 – Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA
When: Sunday November 2nd @ 12:00pm – Room 402AB
ABOUT STEPHANIE THORPE:
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.