San Francisco's Anime, Video Game, and Cartoon Convention!

January 31-February 1, 2015
Hyatt Regency Hotel
San Francisco Airport

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Noelle Stevenson

Comic Artist and Writer

Noelle Stevenson is a comic artist and a writer for comics and TV. She has been nominated for a Harvey Award, and was awarded the Slate Cartoonist Studio Prize for Best Webcomic in 2012 for her original webcomic Nimona. A graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art, Noelle is the co-writer of Lumberjanes and currently writes for Disney's Wander Over Yonder. She lives in Los Angeles.

Events featuring Noelle Stevenson

Comic Creation 101

With Noelle Stevenson (Comic Artist and Writer).
Categorized as Guests, Panels.

Take a peek inside Noelle Stevenson's writing, drawing & coloring processes for her award-winning webcomic NIMONA, as well as what she thinks about when she's writing scripts for Lumberjanes and Thor.

Portrayal of Women and POCs in Media

With Marianne Miller (Voice Actor) & Noelle Stevenson (Comic Artist and Writer).
Categorized as Guests, Panels.

Join Marianne Miller in a discussion about the presence of women and POCs in video games, anime, and TV Shows. This panel focuses on the good examples of strong non-white/non-male character writing and explores specific ways we can focus on improving future roles.

Sketchfest with Noelle Stevenson

With Noelle Stevenson (Comic Artist and Writer).
Categorized as Guests, Panels.

Join Noelle Stevenson (aka Gingerhaze) for a two-hour request-driven doodle free-for-all... from superheroes to Lord of the Rings to wacky fandom mashups (and yes, POKEYMANS!), request and ye shall receive. Click here for some of last year's masterpieces.

Writing For Animation, Video Games, and Comics

With Ken Pontac (Writer) & Noelle Stevenson (Comic Artist and Writer).
Categorized as Guests, Panels, Writing.

The infinite void of the empty page, the crushing deadlines, the ridiculous demands of the executives… does this sound like the life for you? Decide for yourself when cartoon veterans Ken Pontac and Noelle Stevenson  overcomes their Post Traumatic Stress Disorder to relate their anus-clenching adventures in the bloody trenches of television, feature animation, and comics.

Just joking, kids, writing for animation , video games, and comics is FUN!