Thursday, March 10, 2016

Nickelodeon To Hold "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Panels At WonderCon 2016

WonderCon has announced the Turtley Awesome news that Nickelodeon will be holding two Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles panels at WonderCon 2016!

Taking place Friday, March 25 through Sunday, March 27 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Downtown LA, WonderCon offers an incredible variety of panel discussions, including comics publisher presentations, movie and TV series events, animation, workshops, seminars and much more. Check out Nickelodeon's WonderCon 2016 schedule below!:

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows
Friday, March 25 / 5:45pm - 6:45pm / Microsoft Theater

Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies provide an inside look at the next installment in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise. Attendees will hear the latest news for one of the summer's most anticipated movies!

Nickelodeon's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtle Power
Saturday, March 26 / 11:30am - 12:30pm / Room 403AB

The Turtles are back! Spend some time with the mutated minds making Nickelodeon's hit animated TV series, now in its fourth season. The panel features executive producers Ciro Nieli and Brandon Auman as they provide sneak peeks into season 4 and discuss the epic and bizarre adventures in store for the Turtles. Fans will also get an exclusive look at an upcoming new episode "Trans-Dimensional Turtles," in which the Turtles collide with their '80s counterparts. Watch the episode for very special cameos! Also on hand will be the extraordinary and talented voice actors of TMNT.

Additionally, WonderCon 2016 will also be hosting a selection of panels which will talk about Nickelodeon merchandise and feature Nickelodeon artists and voice actors:

JAKKS Pacific: BIG FIGS The New Way to Play
Friday, March 25 / 4:30pm - 5:30pm / Room 502A

Power Rangers, Teenage Mutant Nina Turtles, Star Wars, Batman vs. Superman, Warcraft, World of Nintendo and more! JAKKS Pacific, maker of world-famous BIG FIGS in gold standard 20", massive 31" and colossal 48" scales, present the greatest heroes and villains from all your favorite pop culture brands in giant scale; perfect for everyday play and collectability. Find out about the latest offerings from all of JAKKS BIG FIG brands with a presentation and Q&A with members of the design, packaging, and marketing teams.

Action Figure Insider: Toy Collecting: Attack of the Killer Licenses
Friday, March 25 / 6:00pm - 7:00pm / Room 515A

It is a golden age to be a geek, with a new Star Wars movie every year, multiple Marvel movies, the cinematic Justice League forming, and more Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Not to mention all of the TV projects like The Walking Dead, The Flash, Powers and Arrow! With those projects come toys and collectibles! Bill Benekie (Mattel), Jim Fletcher (DC Collectibles), Kevin Kiniry (DC Collectibles), Dan Lujan (Kotobukiya), Scott Neitlich (Jakks Pacific), and Jeff Trojan (Playmates Toys) discuss how they are handing product production and security for some of the biggest movies and license of all time. Moderated by Daniel Pickett (Action Figure Insider, Geek Shall Inherit podcast).

Digital Color for Comics
Friday, March 25 / 6:00pm - 7:00pm / Room 411

Print and digital comic books need color, but do you know how they get their color? Learn about the creative art of comic book coloring as Hi-Fi's Brian Miller (Batman vs. Superman) and Kristy Miller (SpongeBob SquarePants) demonstrate the step-by-step transformation of a comic book page from black and white to full color. Learn the basics of flattening, rendering, color holds, and special effects, along with top digital coloring tips. A Q&A session will follow.

Cartoon Voices
Saturday, March 26 / 4:30pm - 5:30pm / Room 403AB

Talk about super powers! Here's a panel with heroes who can put voices into the mouths of your favorite animated characters. They'll tell you how they do it and present an unrehearsed reading to show how they do it! With Townsend Coleman (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Tick), Maurice LaMarche (The Legend of Korra, Robot and Monster, Pinky and the Brain, Futurama), Chuck McCann (Random! Cartoons, Duck Tales, The Fantastic Four), Candi Milo (Pig Goat Banana Cricket, Breadwinners, Winx Club, Planet Sheen, Curious George, Jimmy Neutron), and others! Your host is Mark Evanier (The Garfield Show).

H/T: Coming Soon; Additional source: IMDb.
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