Join the Rutgers University Programming Association (RUPA) and Geek Week for an in depth conversation with one of the key people behind the masterpieces of the Batman films, Michael Uslan. Come and listen as he speaks about his journey to bring Batman to the big screen.
The Bat Signal Search Sweepstakes Offers One Winner at SDCC 2012 A Private, Hometown Advanced Screening of The Dark Knight Rises
In you are in San Diego tonight, be on the lookout for the bat signal being projected into the sky between 8 PM PT and 11:59 PM for a chance to enter the Bat Signal Search Sweepstakes via Twitter. The Grand Prize winner will get a private, advanced screening of the The Dark Knight Rises in his or her town.
Here is how to participate:
At separate and independent times throughout the Sweepstakes Period, Sponsor will Tweet from the @BatSignalSearch Twitter account, the location where Sponsor will project an image of the Batman bat signal in or around the San Diego, California area for a period of twenty-five (25) minutes from the time of the Tweet announcement of the bat signal’s location. To receive an entry, individuals must: (i) find and visit the location where the Batman bat signal is being projected by Sponsor; (ii) take a photograph of the projected image of the bat signal at the location; and (iii) Tweet their photograph of the projected bat signal from their Twitter Account and include either: @BatSignalSearch or the hashtag #batsignalsearch in the Tweet message. Although not required to receive an entry in this Sweepstakes, to the extent that an entrant includes a comment on the film “The Dark Knight Rises” or about the Sweepstakes in their Tweet message, entrants are required to include a disclosure that he/she received an entry into the Sweepstakes as part of your Tweet message. Once the projection of the Batman bat signal ends, the entry period for submitting entries for that location concludes and no further entries will be accepted by Sponsor for that location. Additionally, Sponsor may send a Tweet message from the @BatSignalSearch Twitter account that entries for a given location have concluded. The vehicle that projects the image of the bat signal will visit five (5) different locations in and around San Diego, California during the Sweepstakes Period, each of which will be an independent promotion and a separate opportunity to enter the Sweepstakes.
Read the full Bat Signal Search Sweepstakes details.
Legendary Entertainment Bringing The Man of Steel, The Dark Knight Rises, Pacific Rim, and Comics to SDCC 2012
LEGENDARY ENTERTAINMENT BRINGS FILM AND COMICS TALENT, PREVIEWS AND FAN ACTION TO COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2012
LG Electronics Bring Fans Exclusive Content And A Once-In-A-Lifetime Opportunity To Watch Never-Before-Seen Footage From Upcoming Film Releases – Hosted By Some of Hollywood’s Top Talent While IMAX Will Showcase One Of The Cameras Used To Film The Dark Knight Rises In The Legendary Booth
Burbank, CA – July 10, 2012 –Legendary Entertainment is prepared to deliver to fans an intimate look at its upcoming movie and comic releases during the upcoming Comic-Con International 2012. With a strong lineup of talent, and an unforgettable viewing experience in 3D and HD, Legendary’s booth is the hub for fans to be part of the action with panel sessions, autograph signings, and giveaways – all surrounding the company’s high-profile film and comic releases.
Additionally, a select group of lucky fans will get taken behind-the-scenes for an opportunity to see exclusive footage from upcoming movies presented by Legendary and LG – hosted by Legendary’s directors and producers. For a complete list of Legendary activities at the convention, please see below:
Comic-Con International will be a true coming out party for Legendary’s Comic division. In addition to providing new details on the label’s fall release – The Tower Chronicles – Legendary will unveil a parade of the top names in the industry who be announcing all new IPs. The talent will be hosting a Legendary Comics panel on Thursday, July 12 at 5 pm in Room 6A. Additionally, each of them will be signing in Legendary’s booth throughout the convention.
The build-up to the release of Legendary’s first original IP, The Tower Chronicles, continues as Comic-Con will be the venue for the reveal of compelling assets and information. Telling the story of supernatural bounty hunter John Tower, the three-part series features a story created by Legendary Entertainment’s Chairman and CEO Thomas Tull. The book is beingwritten by Matt Wagner (Grendel) and drawn by Simon Bisley (2000 AD).
On the film side, Legendary’s booth will feature the Mini Tumbler from The Dark Knight Rises, two costumes from Pacific Rim, both of which have never been seen, and artwork from future films like Man of Steel. Additionally, Pacific Rim director Guillermo del Toro will be signing in the booth on Friday. Legendary will also give attendees a peek inside the company’s upcoming projects with exclusive content on LG 3D and HD TVs and smartphones. For fans who want to find out the most up-to-date details and insider information on Legendary’s film slate, the company will have a presence in Hall H on Saturday.
In addition to the activities at the Legendary booth and Hall H, the company, along with consumer electronics giant LG, will be offering lucky fans an opportunity win The Pass. By following Legendary’s social media platforms or visiting the booth during the show fans will get the chance to come to the Legendary booth at a specified time each day to win a T-shirt. A group of randomly selected fans will have a bonus wrapped in their shirts – a pass to one of two special behind-closed-doors screenings to show exclusive never-been-seen content. Taking place on Saturday night and on Sunday afternoon, these screenings will provide Pass recipients the chance to watch never-before seen footage from a selection of upcoming films (although the actual films are not being announced they will be selected from a group of high-profile releases that could include, but is not limited to, Pacific Rim, Seventh Son, and more). Each screening, which will be shown on top of the line LG CINEMA 3D Smart TVs with 3D and True HD displays, will be hosted by esteemed talent associated with upcoming Legendary features.
Through a partnership with IMAX, the booth will showcase one of the IMAX cameras used on the production of The Dark Knight Rises. An IMAX representative on hand to answer visitors’ questions about the technology and filming process.
ABOUT LEGENDARY ENTERTAINMENT
Legendary Entertainment is a leading media company with film (Legendary Pictures), television (Legendary Television) and comics (Legendary Comics) divisions dedicated to owning, producing and delivering content to mainstream audiences with a targeted focus on the powerful fandom demographic. Through complete or joint ownership, Legendary is building a library of marquee media properties and has established itself as a trusted brand which consistently delivers high-quality, commercial entertainment including some of the world’s most popular intellectual property. Among the wholly-owned projects that Legendary Pictures is currently developing in-house are the upcoming Seventh Son, directed by Sergei Bodrov; the Jackie Robinson biopic 42; an adaptation of the phenomenally successful interactive game universe Warcraft; Godzilla, based on Toho Company’s famed character; Warren Ellis’Gravel; and Mass Effect, based on Electronic Arts’ and BioWare’s hit videogame franchise. Upcoming Legendary releases with partner Warner Bros. include the highly anticipated Pacific Rim, as well as Hangover 3, Man of Steel, Jack the Giant Killer, 300: Battle of Artemisium, and this summer’s The Dark Knight Rises. Previous successful Legendary and Warner Bros. releases include the critically acclaimed Inception, which has been a box office smash grossing more than $823 million worldwide, as well as the global blockbusters The Hangover, Parts I and II (over $1 billion worldwide total), Clash of the Titans ($493 million worldwide), The Dark Knight ($1 billion worldwide), and 300 ($456 million worldwide).
“The Dark Knight Rises” Super Fans Prepare: Mountain Dew Serves Up An All Access Pass To Gotham City
“The Dark Knight Rises” Super Fans Prepare: Mountain Dew® Serves Up An All Access Pass To Gotham City With DEWGothamCity.com (via PR Newswire)
PURCHASE, N.Y., June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — For super fans eagerly awaiting a taste of Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ “The Dark Knight Rises,” the wait is over. Today, Mountain Dew® launched the highly anticipated DEWGothamCity.com, a hub including never-before-seen Dark Knight…
Michael Uslan signs at Midtown Comics on Wednesday, December 7, 2011 from 6:30pm – 7:30pm.
More about The Boy Who Loved Batman:
Is any superhero cooler than Batman? He’s a crime-fighting vigilante with a tragic past, a lawless attitude, and a seemingly endless supply of high-tech gadgetry. In this fully illustrated memoir, author Michael Uslan recalls his journey from early childhood fandom through to the decades he spent on a caped crusade of his own: to bring Batman to the silver screen as the dark, serious character he was at heart. Uslan’s story traces his path from the wilds of New Jersey to the limelight of Hollywood, following his work as Executive Producer on every Batman film from Tim Burton’s 1989 re-envisioning to 2012′s The Dark Knight Rises. Through it all, he helped to create one of the most successful pop culture franchises of all time.
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Michael Uslan signs on Tuesday October 18, 2011 at 7:00 PM!
Meet The Author
Michael Uslan is a film producer with numerous award winning projects to his credit. He is Executive Producer of all of the Batman features from Batman to The Dark Knight Rises and won an Emmy Award for TV’s “Where on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego?” He has been a speaker at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, and at the Smithsonian Institution, and taught the world’s first accredited college course on comic books.
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