Not only is Adult Swim director, animator and producer Jon Schnepp attending this weekend’s MCM London Comic Con, but he’ll be giving us a different presentation on each day of the show! Here’s what Jon’s got planned:
Swim, Adult, Swim with Jon Schnepp!
15:00 on Friday 24 October, Platinum Room 6
Come listen to stories from Jon Schnepp, who has worked on a host of awesome Adult Swim titles from Metalocalypse and The Venture Bros. to Aqua Teen Hunger Force and Space Ghost Coast To Coast. Character design, voice acting, directing, editing and producing …Jon’s done it all!
‘The Death of Superman Lives: What Happened?’
16.00 on Saturday 25 October, MCM Theatre B
See clips from Jon Schnepp’s feature film documentary about the never made Superman movie from 1998, which was written by Kevin Smith, was to be directed by Tim Burton and was to star Nicolas Cage as Superman. In the film, Schnepp interviews the core crew and artists and designers, as well as opening up the vaults to show the incredible designs and striking visuals of the Superman movie that never was. Come see clips featuring Tim Burton, Lorenzo Di Bonaventura, Colleen Atwood, Kevin Smith and many more.
‘Directing Animation for Adults’
15.00 on Sunday 26 October, Platinum Room 6
Jon Schnepp presents Grimm’s Fairy Tales Animated, his cartoon pilot tribute to 1980’s heavy metal styled animation. Based on the popular comic book series from Zenescope, Schnepp wrote, produced, and directed after raising $188,000 on Kickstarter. The cartoon features the all-star voiceover talents of Lena Headey, Chris Hardwick, Laraine Newman, Robert Forster, Briana Evigan and James Urbaniak.