Clay Enos
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July 19, 2016 04:30 PM

Headed to Comic-Con 2016 in San Diego this weekend? We’re here to help you prepare to tackle it all.

From exciting film screenings – like Oliver Stone’s Snowden – to movie-centric panels, there’s a lot to see and do at the San Diego Convention Center over just four days. Start your week laughing with Seth Rogen about his naughty, animated comedy Sausage Party and finish up by learning how to craft your own, personal R2-D2.

Here’s a rundown of some of the best film screenings, panels and events to check out at Comic-Con.

Snowden

Thursday, July 21
10:00 a.m.: Feed Your Head: The VFX of Alice Through the Looking Glass (Room 6A)
10:00 a.m.: Dreamworks Animation Theatrical (Hall H)
11:00 a.m.: The 4th Annual Musical Anatomy of a Superhero (Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront)
11:00 a.m.: Masters of the Web: How We Got Started, How You Can Get Started (Room 7AB)
11:45 a.m.: Snowden screening (Hall H)
12:00 p.m.: Welcome to the Whedonverse
12:00 p.m.: CBS Television Studios Block – Including Scorpion, American Gothic, and MacGyver
12:30 p.m.: Moana: Art of Story (Room 6A)
1:00 p.m.: The Simpsons and SpongeBob Smile-Time Hour (Room 23ABC)
1:30 p.m.: Star Trek: 50th Year Celebration with Roddenberry Entertainment (Room 24ABC)
1:30 p.m.: Fiction vs. Reality: An Investigation of Science in Movies (Room 8)
1:45 p.m.: USA Network’s Falling Water: World Premiere Screening (Room 6A)
2:00 p.m.: Transformers Animation: Then and Now (Room 5AB)
3:00 p.m.: 1986: There Can Be Only One (Room 5AB)
3:00 p.m.: Early History of Comic Book Films (Neil Morgan Auditorium, San Diego Central Library)
3:00 p.m.: NBC’s The Good Place: World Premiere Screening and Q&A with Ted Danson, Kristen Bell, Michael Schur and Drew Goddard
3:00 p.m.: TNT’s The Last Ship: Panel and Exclusive Sneak Peek (Room 6A)
3:15 p.m.: The Strain: Screening and Q&A (Ballroom 20)
3:30 p.m.: Under the Radar (Hall H)
4:00 p.m.: Geek’s More Greatest Movies & TV Never Made: The Threequel (Room 23ABC)
4:00 p.m.: Silicon Valley Panel and Q&A (Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront)
4:15 p.m.: The Man in the High Castle (Room 6A)
4:30 p.m.: MTV’s Teen Wolf (Ballroom 20)
5:00 p.m.: Van Helsing Exclusive First Look (Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront)
5:45 p.m.: Sausage Party Filmmaker Conversation (Horton Grand Theatre)
6:00 p.m.: Being a Nerd for a Living: IGN Talks Movies, TV and Comics (Room 7AB)
6:00 p.m.: USA Network’s Mr. Robot: Panel Discussion with the Cast (Room 6BCF)
7:00 p.m.: Screening of The Beatle’s Yellow Submarine (Horton Grand Theatre)
7:30 p.m.: Legacy Effects: The Secret Partner (Room 26AB)
8:00 p.m.: Bring Your Idea to Hollywood (Room 30CDE)
8:00 p.m.: Ghost of Name that Movie: The Sequel (Room 9)
8:00 p.m.: The 501st Legion: Star Wars Villainous Costuming (Pacific 24, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina)
8:00 p.m.: Breaking Badder: Suicide Squad and the Dawn of the Heroic Villain (Room 28DE)
8:15 p.m.: The Rocky Horror Picture Show screening (Room 6DE)

Justin Lubin/NBC; Columbia Pictures

Friday, July 22
10:00 a.m.: Inside The Big Bang Theory Writers’ Room (Ballroom 20)
10:00 a.m.: Love in the Time of YA (Room 32AB)
10:00 a.m.: Star Wars: The Science Awakens (Room 7AB)
10:00 a.m.: The Giant’s Dream: Documentary Screening & Chat with Brad Bird (Room 24ABC)
10:30 a.m.: Alan Tudyk and Nathan Fillion’s Con Man Panel (Hall H)
11:00 a.m.: Nobility: The Screening (Neil Morgan Auditorium, San Diego Central Library)
11:15 a.m.: Farewell to Bones (Ballroom 20)
11:30 a.m.: Tarzan on Screen and Page (Room 8)
12:00 p.m.: Space Goat: Evil Dead 2 and Beyond (Room 28DE)
12:00 p.m.: AMC’s Fear the Walking Dead (Hall H)
1:00 p.m.: Captain America: Civil War Screenwriting Q&A (Horton Grand Theatre)
1:00 p.m.: AMC’s The Walking Dead (Hall H)
1:00 p.m.: I Love that Song! Composing, Scoring, and Singing Superhero Style (Room 28DE)
1:00 p.m.: Ice Age to Space Age Costumes: Designing for Film (Room 23ABC)
2:00 p.m.: Hollywood Location Scouts (Room 23ABC)
2:00 p.m.: How It Should Have Ended (Neil Morgan Auditorium, San Diego Central Library)
2:00 p.m.: Transgender in Popular Media: From the Funny Pages to the Silver Screen (Room 28DE)
2:15 p.m.: Game of Thrones Panel and Q&A Session (Hall H)
2:15 p.m.: Dead of Summer Cast Panel (Room 6A)
3:15 p.m.: STARZ Original Series American Gods (Room 6BCF)
3:30 p.m.: Bates Motel on A&E (Room 6A)
3:45 p.m.: Dark Horse: Conversations with Joss Whedon (Hall H)
4:00 p.m.: Revengeance (Room 23ABC)
4:15 p.m.: DC Page to Screen (Room 6DE)
4:30 p.m.: Beauty and the Beast: 25th Anniversary (Room 5AB)
4:30 p.m.: Orphan Black: BBC America (Room 6BCF)
4:30 p.m.: Are Heroes Born or Made (Room 24ABC)
5:00 p.m.: Reinventing Horror (Room 29AB)
5:00 p.m.: The State of the Industry: Animation (Room 28DE)
5:05 p.m: Mobile Filmmaking: How to Make a Movie Using a Smartphone (Pacific 23, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina)
5:30 p.m.: Famous Monsters: Stake of the Union (Room 26AB)
6:00 p.m.: Bold Voice of Contemporary Horror: What’s Next On Your Must-See List (Room 7AB)
6:00 p.m.: The Exorcist Screening (Room 6A)
6:30 p.m.: Trek Talks: Science, Smithsonian, and Star Trek (Room 5AB)
6:45 p.m.: Scream Queens Cast Panel (Ballroom 20)
6:45 p.m.: Your Opinion Sucks! Rotten Tomatoes Critics vs. Fans (Room 6DE)
7:00 p.m.: The Gay Agenda in Horror: Terrifying Subtext (Room 28DE)
7:00 p.m.: Howl’s Moving Castle Screening (Horton Grand Theatre)
7:15 p.m.: Sharknado: The 4th Awakens (Room 6A)
7:30 p.m.: Hollywood Science Fiction Museum (Room 24ABC)
8:00 p.m.: Star Wars Trivia Panel (Room 7AB)
8:30 p.m.: Klingon Lifestyles (Room 6A)
9:15 p.m.: ScreenJunkies: Honest Trailers and Movie Fights Live (Room 6DE)

Zoe Saldana and John Cho in Star Trek Beyond
Kimberley French/Paramount Pictures/Everett

Saturday, July 23
10:00 a.m.: Once Upon A Time Panel (Ballroom 20)
10:00 a.m.: I Read it Before (And After) It Was a Movie (Room 7AB)
10:00 a.m.: What Happened (Room 6A)
11:00 a.m.: The Vampire Diaries Panel (Ballroom 20)
11:00 a.m.: Powerpuff Girls Panel (Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront)
11:15 a.m.: Back to the 90s: Nickelodeon’s All That Reunion and Legends of the Hidden Temple (Room 6A)


11:30 a.m.: Monster High (Room 5AB)
11:30 a.m.: Warner Bros. Pictures Presentation (Hall H)
12:00 p.m.: The Simpson‘s Creators Episodes (Ballroom 20)
12:00 p.m.: Blindspot Special Video Presentation and Q&A (Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront)
12:30 p.m.: Marvel Animation Panel (Room 6A)
1:30 p.m.: Lucifer Special Video Presentation and Q&A (Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront)
2:00 p.m.: Women Rocking Hollywood (Room 25ABC)
2:10 p.m.: Gotham Special Video Presentation and Q&A (Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront)
2:30 p.m.: Vice Principals Series Debut (Horton Grand Theatre)
2:45 p.m.: Scooby-Doo and WWE: Curse of the Speed Demon (Room 6BCF)
3:15 p.m.: Aliens 30th Anniversary (Hall H)
3:30 p.m.: Supergirl Special Video Presentation and Q&A (Ballroom 20)
4:00 p.m.: Syfy’s The Magicians Panel (Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront)
4:15 p.m: Timeless Pilot Screening and Q&A
5:00 p.m.: Son of Zorn Panel and Premiere Screening (Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront)
5:30 p.m.: The Final Girls & The Future of the Midnight Movie (Horton Grand Theatre)
5:30 p.m.: Warner Archive s Toonstock: The Return of the Music Meister Sing-Along (Room 6A)
5:30 p.m.: Buckaroo Banzai: Getting the Band Back Together (Room 8)
5:30 p.m.: Marvel Studios Presentation (Hall H)
6:00 p.m.: Comic-Con How To: Documentary Filmmaking (Room 2)
6:00 p.m.: The Last Man on Earth Panel (Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront)
6:30 p.m.: Riverdale Pilot Screening and Q&A (Room 6BCF)
7:00 p.m.: Kevin Smith (Hall H)
8:00 p.m.: Neil Gaiman in Film (Room 29AB)
9:00 p.m.: Troma Entertainment (Room 23ABC)

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Sunday, July 24
10:00 a.m.: Sherlock Panel (Hall H)
10:00 a.m.: World Premiere of DC Super Hero Girls: Hero of the Year (Room 6BCF)
10:15 a.m.: Fantastic Fans and Where to Find Them (Room 6A)
11:05 a.m.: Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival Awards (Pacific 23, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina)
11:15 a.m.: Supernatural Special Video Presentation and Q&A (Hall H)
12:00 p.m.: R2 Builders: How to Build Your Own R2-D2 (Room 30CDE)
1:30 p.m.: An Adventure in Virtual Reality Storytelling (Room 23ABC)
2:00 p.m.: Bam! Whack! Boom!: Psychological and Personality Influences on Pop Culture (Pacific 24, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina)
2:15 p.m.: Starship Smackdown XVI: Don’t Blame It On Rio Edition (Room 6A)

3:00 p.m.: Animaniacs, Live! (room 6DE)
4:00 p.m. Tabletop Roleplaying Games in the Digital Era (Room 32AB)

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