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SAM: Storytelling Across Media is This Saturday at the SF Marriott Marquis!

SAM, Storytelling Across Media, Saturday, Nov. 5 at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis


Comic-Con International’s newest “family” member is SAM, which is short for Storytelling Across Media. This free, one-day symposium, held in association with San Francisco Comics Fest, is this Saturday, November 5 from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM at the Marriott Marquis Hotel, 780 Mission Street in downtown San Francisco.

SAM is not your traditional comics convention. There is no Exhibit Hall or Autograph Area. SAM is all about storytelling, through a series of talks and workshops about how to tell a story in various media, including comics, gaming, animation, movies, and more. It explores the similarities and differences in telling stories through different media and focuses on the craft of telling a story through creator lectures and workshops.

Special guests for this event are graphic novel creator Thi Bui (The Best We Could Do), and comics creator/animation artist Stephan Franck (Silver). We regret to announce that writer Rick Remender will not be able to attend SAM as originally scheduled.

SAM is FREE, but online registration is encouraged. Seating in all symposium events is limited. Click on the links below to register for the panels you’d like to attend. We hope to see our Bay Area friends on Saturday!

For the complete program schedule for SAM, along with info on how to register to attend panels, please click here.

For bios on SAM’s special guests and participating panelists, please click here.

Complete info is available on our SAM page … please click here to visit it!

SAM is sponsored by San Diego Comic Convention, the company behind Comic-Con International: San Diego and WonderCon Anaheim.