Will you be at Star Wars Celebration Chicago? If so, you’re going to want make some room in your schedule for two panels hosted by Coffee With Kenobi’s Dan Z! Dan will be joined for both panels by Clayton Sandell of ABC News.
The first panel, Covering Star Wars, will take place on Friday, April 12, on the Fan Stage from 6:30-7:15pm (all times CST). Hosted by Dan Z and Clayton Sandell, the panelists include Anthony Breznican (Entertainment Weekly), Amy Richau (StarWars.com contributor), and Jim Hill (Jim Hill Media, and Dan’s co-host for the Looking at Lucasfilm podcast).
Official Panel Description:
UPDATE: Unfortunately, due to a family emergency, Jim Hill will not be able to join the Covering Star Wars panel. Stepping in for Jim is Drew Taylor, managing editor and social media manager at Moviefone, and co-host of two podcasts, Light the Fuse and Fine Tooning.
ABC News Correspondent Clayton Sandell (Good Morning America), Star Wars Influencer Dan Zehr (Coffee With Kenobi), Star Wars beat reporter Anthony Breznican (Entertainment Weekly), writer and researcher Amy Richau (365 Star Wars) and blogger and theme park historian Jim Hill (Disney Dish) share what it’s like to cover Star Wars from many different angles and perspectives. From television, print and social media, to research writing, podcasts or blogging, this panel brings years of experience covering the biggest names and events in Star Wars. If you’ve ever wanted to learn more about reporting, building sources and breaking news from everybody’s favorite galaxy far, far away– or if you just want to laugh and be entertained yourself– this is the panel for you.
The second panel, The Mythology of Star Wars: Behind the Facts and the Fiction, takes place on Monday, April 15, on the Star Wars University Stage from 3:45-4:30pm, with Dan and Clayton serving as hosts and panelists.
Official Panel Description:
Buckle up as Star Wars experts Clayton Sandell (ABC) and Dan Zehr (Coffee With Kenobi) explore the mythology of Star Wars on screen and behind the camera. At its core, mythology is about story and storytelling, and no one does it better than Star Wars. The hosts go behind the scenes with stories about the making of the films and examine how they reflect mythological archetypes that have continued to enchant us for over forty years. It’s a master class on myth and narrative, and you’re invited as we explore some of the most fascinating aspects of story in the galaxy!
Also, don’t forget to stop by the Podcast Stage on Sunday, April 14 from 1:00-1:45pm for Coffee With Kenobi‘s Star Wars Celebration Chicago appearance!
To view the full schedule of panels at Celebration Chicago be sure to visit StarWarsCelebration.com.Powered by Sidelines