New York Comic Con becomes a fully digital event; and its content will be transmitted exclusively live through Youtube from October 8 to 11
Today, ReedPop, announced (although many of us already feared that it would be so) that the physical event of the New York Comic Con at the Javits Center will not take place as planned in 2020, and they will officially partner with YouTube in a fully digital event that will bring the excitement, community, and incredible content expected from NYCC directly to fans all over. the world. So this year Cinemascomics will not be able to travel to the event due to the Coronavirus pandemic as planned.
From October 8-11, the New York Comic Con YouTube channel will exclusively stream panels from leading entertainment brands. Starz will bring the epic American Gods, CBS All Access will feature the legendary Star Trek Universe, DreamWorks Animation will showcase the best of television animation and Hulu & FX will join the list of exciting series for fans around the world with more content. which will include premieres, announcements, fan contests and more.
“We are deeply disappointed that we cannot meet in person for the New York Comic Con that we love to build and our fans love to feast on. We look forward to this weekend throughout the year, like you and this being our 15th edition, we were especially excited. I will miss walking up and down Artist Alley and seeing the friends I've made since we were in the basement of the Javits Center, ”said Lance Fensterman, President of ReedPop. "While this year will definitely be a different experience, we will seek to bring the best and most engaging event to our fans, exhibitors and studios through our partnership with YouTube."
In addition to the panels that will be streamed live and on demand exclusively through YouTube, fans will be able to participate in the talent questions and answers during the panels, turn each panel into a viewing party, and have fun with other fans using the features of YouTube community and live chat.
ReedPop will also provide fans with the opportunity for experiences that bring them closer to meeting and greeting them, live Q&A, personalized autographs, videos and professional workshops. And while fans won't be able to wander the Show Floor and Artist Alley aisles at Javits this year, ReedPop is creating a virtual marketplace for fans to explore where exhibitors and creators will share their newest items.
Ahead of the New York Comic Con Metaverse in October, ReedPop will present the August Metaverse from August 13-16, giving fans the chance to come together for unique virtual experiences with celebrities and creators, discover new releases, explore a market and access exclusive articles.
New York Comic Con is the latest pop culture destination event in the United States. NYCC offers the best of comic books, television, film, exhibitors, celebrities, cosplay, anime and more to create memorable and exciting experiences for fans. These experiences transcend the walls of the Javits Center and continue to live on beyond the NYCC weekend through the online world of ReedPOP digital content.
To consult the content of the New York Comic Con you can visit their website NewYorkComicCon.com as well as their social networks.
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