Palm Beach, FL, January 12, 2006 --(PR.com
)-- While the award-winning Zoom Suit has been featured at nearly 50 film festivals around the country to date, the MegaCon Indy Film Expo will mark the first time that the animated film has been featured at a festival in which the entire creative team behind the Zoom Suit film and comic book series will be making an appearance at the same time.
The MegaCon Indy Film Expo will be held on Friday, February 24, 2006 during the MegaCon convention at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. The program showcases short independent films in the genres of action, animation, comedy, superheroes, science fiction, suspense, and horror and the organizers promise to present only the most fantastic and cutting-edge short films. Last year a crowd of approximately 30,000 fans descended on MegaCon, a convention specializing in the very best in anime, comics, collectibles, horror, science fiction and film.
Team Zoom Suit will be appearing at the three day convention, February 24-26, 2006, showcasing the animated film and displaying the first issue of the April releasing comic series. Zoom Suit writer and director, John Taddeo, will be in appearance, along with the animation team of Jorge Palacios, Nakia Mann, Diana Striker, Mike Centowski, Booker Thompson, Derrick Dawson and Cameron Kirk. Comic book artist Billy Dallas Patton will also be appearing and signing autographs. An exclusive MetalFX Zoom Suit promo card set has been created to commemorate the event.
Zoom Suit animator and comic book editor, Diana Striker, commented, “We’re really stoked that we’ll be able to have some face-to-face interaction with comic fans and give them a sneak peek at the upcoming comic.”
The award-winning animated short Zoom Suit, created by John Taddeo, can be seen online at www.superverse.com. The Zoom Suit comic book will be solicited under Superverse in the February edition of Previews for items shipping in April 2006.
About Zoom Suit:
Zoom Suit has quickly become the darling of the film festival circuit appearing in over 40 festivals since the world premiere at the Palm Beach International Film Festival on April 18, 2005 where it won “Best Animation” from the Palm Beach Film Society. Since then Zoom Suit has been featured in film festivals across the country, including New York City, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Texas, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Michigan, San Francisco and San Diego where it was an official selection of the 2005 San Diego Comic Con Film Festival. Zoom Suit has garnered numerous awards including “Best in Show,” “Grand Festival Award,” and multiple “Best Animation” awards. At the current rate, Zoom Suit will be accepted to over 100 festivals by mid-2006, and viewed by over 500,000 fans of comics and animation. Zoom Suit the comic, written by John Taddeo with art by Billy Dallas Patton and featuring covers by Gene Colan, Jim Starlin, Bob Layton and Bart Sears, is planned for release in April, 2006. For more information or artwork, please visit the Zoom Suit web site at www.superverse.com.