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The Skrumps display at Comic-Con International in 2007.

Comic-Con International, commonly known as Comic-Con or the San Diego Comic-Con, is an annual multigenre fan convention founded as the Golden State Comic Book Convention and later the San Diego Comic Book Convention in 1970 by Shel Dorf and a group of San Diegans. It is traditionally a four-day event (Thursday through Sunday) held during the summer in San Diego, California, at the San Diego Convention Center.

Along with panels, seminars, and workshops with comic book professionals, there are previews of upcoming feature films, portfolio review sessions with top comic book and video game companies, and such evening events as awards ceremonies costume contests, and film festivals. The Jim Henson Company has hosted numerous presentations and panels at Comic-Con, several dealing with the state-of-the-art Henson Digital Performance Studio.

Presentations

  • 2005 - Kirk Thatcher hosted a Jim Henson Company panel which included discussion of the HDPS. The panel featured Halle Stanford, Mike Polis, and Lisa Henson. The group talked about the development of the HDPS, the Company's philosophy on technological innovation, and several upcoming productions. The event also included screenings of behind-the-scenes footage from the filming of Frances and a fully produced demo reel for Water Warriors.[1]


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