Skybound revealed its lineup for the forthcoming Skybound Xpo: Creatorfest, a daylong online virtual event that celebrates and spotlights diverse creators across multiple media industries, including animation. Hosted by Karama Horne and Malik Forte, this digital pop culture event will stream on Skybound’s YouTube channel on Friday, February 18th, 2022.
“Creatorfest will bring entertainment fans all over the world can’t-miss panels from every arena of entertainment, all while showcasing contributions from remarkable creators in each space. The planned slate is a blend of exciting updates across Skybound’s vast network, including news on animation, comics, merch, digital programming, and the latest audio drama series in conjunction with Audible.
Programming includes a new look at Impact Winter, Skybound’s upcoming post-apocalyptic vampire thriller with Audible; a Black Cinema edition of Movie Trivia Schmoedown; a brand-new installment of ATTACK! with Attack Peter featuring his new GODZILLA MUSEUM statue; a new episode of Comics Vault Live with exclusive new variant drops; and insightful panels on the current state of the animation industry and creating comics à la Skybound 101.”
The full programming line-up, beginning at 10 a.m. PT, includes:
- Comics Vault Live with Shawn Kirkman – Shawn “Big Clutch” Kirkham is back with another episode of Comics Vault Live, where he debuts exclusive CGC graded variants, including The Walking Dead, Stray Dogs and more.
- ATTACK! With Attack Peter – Monster artist and printmaker Attack Peter (Peter Santa Maria) hosts a segment with a special guest artist and grants an exclusive look at his latest print, limited-edition merch, and the very special pre-order of a limited-availability GODZILLA MUSEUM statue, featuring Peter’s linocut print work expanded into three radical dimensions.
- Skybound 101: Creating Comics – Find out what it takes to score your dream gig with some of the best creators around right now! From their own journeys to personal advice, this is a panel for anyone that wants a career in comics or just loves comics and wants to learn more.
- The State of Animation – Top talent across the animation industry discusses the recent boom in animation projects and gives insights into their careers and inspirations.
- IMPACT WINTER: Podcasts Evolved – Creator Travis Beacham (the mind behind Pacific Rim and Carnival Row) and the cast of our post-apocalyptic vampire thriller join the Xpo to talk about your next obsession coming from Audible and Skybound.
- Black Cinema Trivia Schmoedown – A clash between FOUR trivia titans goes down in another Black Cinema Schmoedown. Watch as Jeannine the Machine fights to keep her title as she faces the current Singles-Champion and two other fierce opponents trying to win the crown.