SHOUT! FACTORY CELEBRATES THE 30th ANNIVERSARY OF TRANSFORMERS WITH A TREASURE TROVE OF ENTERTAINMENT SPANNING THREE DECADES, “30 YEARS IN 3 DAYS – SHOUT! FACTORY LIVE AT BOTCON 2014” LIVE STREAM EVENT AND MORE!
Since 1984, the thrills of the TRANSFORMERS saga, the action of epic battles between the AUTOBOTS and the DECEPTICONS, and the memorable ROBOTS IN DISGUISE characters continue to spark the imagination of millions worldwide. The TRANSFORMERS brand is a global pop-culture phenomenon, bringing entertainment and excitement to kids and fans through countless collectible toys, animated series, films, comic books, video games and a convention dedicated to TRANSFORMERS collectors.
In honor of the year-long celebration of the TRANSFORMERS 30th Anniversary, Shout! Factory, in collaboration with Hasbro Studios, salutes the beloved TRANSFORMERS franchise by broadcasting from the floor of BotCon and by placing emphasis behind its uniquely diverse home entertainment offerings of TRANSFORMERS animated series (spanning 1984 – 2013). As part of the “THRILLING 30” festivities, the multi-faceted campaign from Shout! Factory includes TRANSFORMERS 30th Anniversary branded product highlights, gift-with-purchase ecommerce opportunities, special digital live stream event “30 YEARS IN 3 DAYS –SHOUT! FACTORY LIVE AT BOTCON 2014” – featuring TRANSFORMERS series marathon with special coverage from BotCon 2014 – and many more surprises to further engage fans and collectors.
For continuing updates on the TRANSFORMERS 30th Anniversary celebration from Shout! Factory, please follow us on Twitter @ShoutFactory, hashtag #BotCon2014.
“30 YEARS IN 3 DAYS – SHOUT! FACTORY LIVE AT BOTCON 2014” DIGITAL LIVE STREAM EVENT
Shout! Factory, in collaboration with Hasbro Studios, presents “30 YEARS IN 3 DAYS LIVE AT BOTCON 2014,” a three-day digital live stream takeover featuring marathon of TRANSFORMERS series episodes, exclusive digital segments and highlights from BotCon 2014. Viewers can tune in to this special marathon event on Friday, June 20 through Sunday, June 22, exclusively on http://www.TF30years.com and Shout! Factory’s YouTube channel (http://www.youtube.com/shoutfactory).
The live stream will originate from the BotCon floor at the Pasadena Convention Center. Viewers and fans are encouraged to share their passion for the TRANSFORMERS via Twitter using the hashtag #TF30years, #BotCon2014 and @shoutfactory.
Content and times are approximate and subject to change.
All times are listed in PDT (Pacific Daylight Time).
TUNE-IN to “30 YEARS IN 3 DAYS – SHOUT! FACTORY LIVE AT BOTCON 2014” DIGITAL LIVE STREAM EVENT” at http://www.TF30years.com and Shout! Factory’s YouTube channel (http://www.youtube.com/shoutfactory).
Friday, June 20:
11:00 AM "Triple Changer: From Toy to Comic to Screen"
11:30 AM The TRANSFORMERS (Generational 1): "More Than Meets the Eye, Part 1"
12:00 PM The TRANSFORMERS (Generational 1): "More Than Meets the Eye, Part 2"
12:30 PM "The Combiner: Forming the TRANSFORMERS Animated Series"
12:45 PM The TRANSFORMERS (Generational 1): "More than Meets the Eye, Part 3"
1:15 PM "The Headmasters: Voicing the Robots in Disguise"
1:45 PM "Into the Creation Matrix: A Conversation with Bob Budiansky"
Saturday, June 21:
10:00 AM The TRANSFORMERS (Generational 1): "S.O.S. Dinobot"
10:30 AM Panel: James Roberts Storyteller
10:45 AM The TRANSFORMERS (Generational 1): "Ghost in the Machine"
11:15 AM The TRANSFORMERS (Generational 1): "The Return of Optimus Prime, Part 1"
11:45 PM The TRANSFORMERS (Generational 1): "The Return of Optimus Prime, Part 2"
12:00 PM Panel: Rescue Bots Cast Q&A
12:15 PM TRANSFORMERS BEAST WARS: "Beast Wars, Part 1"
12:45 PM "Maximize! Creating a New Breed of Transformer"
1:00 PM Panel: 2014 Hasbro Toys
1:15 PM TRANSFORMERS BEAST WARS: "Beast Wars, Part 2"
1:45 PM "Remembering the Spark"
2:00 PM TRANSFORMERS BEAST WARS: "The Agenda, Part 1"
2:30 PM TRANSFORMERS BEAST WARS: "The Agenda, Part 2"
2:45 PM Panel: Women in Animation
3:00 PM TRANSFORMERS BEAST WARS: "The Agenda, Part 3"
3:30 PM TRANSFORMERS BEAST WARS: "Optimal Situation"
3:45 PM Saturday Highlight Reel
Sunday, June 22:
9:30 AM TRANSFORMERS BEAST WARS: "Feral Scream, Part 1"
10:00 AM Panel: 2014 Live Script Reading
10:15 AM TRANSFORMERS BEAST WARS: "Feral Scream, Part 2"
10:45 AM TRANSFORMRES BEAST MACHINES: "The Reformatting"
11:00 AM Transformers Armada: "First Encounter"
11:30 AM Transformers Energon: "Cybertron City"
11:45 AM Transformers Cybertron: "Fallen"
12:15 PM Transformers Animated: "Thrill of the Hunt"
12:45 PM Panel: Transformers Animated
1:00 PM Transformers Animated: "Garbage In, Garbage Out"
1:15 PM Transformers Animated: "Garbage In, Garbage Out" with Commentary
1:45 PM Panel: Transformers Comics: IDW
2:00 PM TRANSFORMERS Rescue Bots: "The Alien Invasion of Griffin Rock"
2:30 PM Transformers Prime: "One Shall Fall"
2:45 PM "A Look at Polygon Pictures"
3:00 PM Panel: Transformers G1 Retrospective
3:15 PM Sunday Highlight Reel
TRANSFORMERS animated series home entertainment product highlights include:
The TRANSFORMERS: The Complete Series (Generational 1)
TRANSFORMERS: BEAST WARS
TRANSFORMERS THE JAPANESE COLLECTION
TRANSFORMERS ARMADA: THE COMPLETE SERIES
TRANSFORMERS ENERGON: THE COMPLETE SERIES
TRANSFORMERS CYBERTRON: THE COMPLETE SERIES
TRANSFORMERS ANIMATED: THE COMPLETE SERIES
TRANSFORMERS PRIME Seasons One, Two and Three
TRANSFORMERS PRIME: DARKNESS RISING
TRANSFORMERS PRIME: ONE SHALL STAND
TRANSFORMERS PRIME: ULTIMATE BUMBLEBEE
TRANSFORMERS PRIME: BEAST HUNTERS – PREDACONS RISING
TRANSFORMERS RESCUE BOTS: GRIFFIN ROCK RESCUE
TRANSFORMERS RESCUE BOTS: ENERGIZE
TRANSFORMERS RESCUE BOTS: HEROES ON THE SCENE
*Loyal fans and collectors please take note:
Available while supplies last, receive a limited-edition 18”x24” collector’s poster with any purchase of TRANSFORMERS animated series home entertainment products from ShoutFactory.com
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
9 AM-5 PM Transformers Customizing Class Shawnee Trail
8:30 PM Golden Ticket Package Pick-Up Reunion Ballroom
9:30-10:30 Tour and Class Package Pick-Up Reunion Ballroom
Thursday, April 26, 2012
9 AM-5 PM Transformers Customizing Class Shawnee Trail
4:00 PM Golden Ticket Pick-up Reunion Ballroom
5:00 Golden Ticket Store Opens Marsalis Hall
6:00 Registration Pick-up Store Opens Reunion Ballroom
6:00 Store Opens Marsalis Hall
8:00-9:30 Exhibitor Unload and Drop Off Marsalis Hall
Friday, April 27, 2012
7:30AM -2PM Exhibitor Setup Marsalis Hall
8:30-9:30 Club Store opens for Exhibitors Only Marsalis Hall
9:30-11:30 Club Store opens for all Registered Guests Marsalis Hall
9:30 Walk-up Late Registration Marsalis Prefunction
9:00-12:00 Contest Setup Marsalis Hall
9:00-10:50 Panel: MSTF! Reunion Ballroom
11:00-11:50 Panel: Transformers Filmfest Reunion Ballroom
Noon Contest Judging Marsalis Hall
1:00-1:50 Panel: TCC Comic Panel Reunion Ballroom
2:00 Private Sales Room Experience Marsalis Hall
2:00-3:30 Autographs: David Kaye, Garry Chalk, Simon Furman
3:30-5:00 Autographs: Dan Gilvezan, Buster Jones
5:00 PM Private Sales Room Experience ends
7:00 PM Golden Ticket Reception Reunion Ballroom
Saturday, April 28, 2012
7:30 AM Exhibitor Set-up Marsalis Hall
8:30 Registered Guests Private Preview Marsalis Hall
9:00 Early Bird Entry Marsalis Hall
10:00 General Admission Marsalis Hall
10:00-10:50 Panel: Dan Gilvezan, Buster Jones Reunion Ballroom
10:00-11:30 Autographs: David Kaye, Garry Chalk
11:00-11:50 Panel: Transformers Comics: IDW Reunion Ballroom
Noon-12:50 Panel: Animated Talk with Derrick Wyatt Reunion Ballroom
Noon-1:30 Autographs: Dan Gilvezan, Buster Jones, Simon Furman
1:00-1:50 Panel: David Kaye, Garry Chalk Reunion Ballroom
1:30-3:00 Autographs: Peter Cullen
2:00-2:50 Panel: Transformers Collectors’ Club Roundtable TCC Staff Reunion Ballroom
3:00-3:50 Panel: Hasbro Transformers Brand Team Reunion Ballroom
4:00-4:50 Panel: Peter Cullen Reunion Ballroom
5:00 PM Show Closes
6:30 PM Cocktail Reception Reunion Prefunction
7:00 PM Hall of Fame Party and Casino Night Dinner Reunion Ballroom
Sunday, April 29, 2012
9:00 AM Exhibitor Set-up Reunion Ballroom
9:30 Registered Guests and General Admission Marsalis Hall
10:00-10:50 Panel: Bee in the City 2! David Kaye,
Garry Chalk, Dan Gilvezan, Buster Jones Reunion Ballroom
11:30-1:00 Autographs: David Kaye, Garry Chalk, Simon Furman
11:00-11:50 Panel: Activision: Fall of Cybertron Reunion Ballroom
Noon-12:50 Panel: Simon Furman Reunion Ballroom
1:00-2:30 Autographs: Dan Gilvezan, Buster Jones
1:00-1:50 Panel: JAGEX: Transformers Universe Reunion Ballroom
2:00-2:50 Panel: Transformers Costuming: Design Your
Own Costume! Rosemary Ward Reunion Ballroom
3:15 Draw for Trips to 2013 Convention Marsalis Hall
3:30 PM Show Closes
The following Transformers comic solicitation is in the current issue of
Previews. Walk, Run, Drive to or Call your local comic shop and make
sure to ask them to order TRANSFORMERS TIMELINES FALL SPECIAL:
GENERATION 2 REDUX! Spotlighted with order number on Page 277 of the
Transformers Timelines Fall Special: Generation 2 Redux
Fun Publications, Inc.
After the Rebirth of Cybertron it seemed the galaxy would finally be at
peace, but a new battle has begun! A "second" generation of
Transformers, born on Earth and considering this planet to be their true
home, find themselves fighting to prevent the outlaw Decepticon Clench
and his rebels from putting the lives of both Autobots and Humans at
risk. Though the confrontations have been relatively contained, a new
player has entered the game: Sky-Byte, a Predacon from Quintessa who has
apparently unlocked the secret of Transformer superpowers! Get ready for
all the mayhem as the Transformers from Generation 2: Redux go toe to
toe in an all out super-powered battle!
Robby Musso is behind the amazing art in this issue of Timelines, based
on the amazing convention set first seen at BotCon 2010! Featuring
exclusive character Profiles and other bonus content. Diamond edition
cover by Alex Milne.
Price: $4.95 Pages 32
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