Team AnimeKon is excited to announce the addition of Brandon Easton to our lineup of guests for our 2013 convention!

Brandon M. Easton is a professional writer, screenwriter, and educator based in Los Angeles, CA. Born and raised in Baltimore, MD, Easton is a graduate of Ithaca College and Boston University’s prestigious Screenwriting program. With over fifteen years of experience, Brandon has penned articles for the Boston Herald, Crashpad Magazine, and a variety of other publications.

Thundercats Ho!After teaching in NYC public schools for six years, he decided to go for his screenwriting dreams in Hollywood and eventually scored a writing gig on Warner Bros. new “ThunderCats” TV series and Hasbro’s new show “Transformers: Rescue Bots”.

Brandon produces a popular podcast titled “Writing for Rookies” – the only show dedicated to comic book and Hollywood scriptwriters. Brandon is the co-host of the hot new podcast show “The Two Brandons” alongside fellow comic book creator Brandon Thomas.

His published work includes “Arkanium” and “Transformers: Armada” for Dreamwave Productions, a column for Blacksci-fi.com, and “Shadowlaw”, his newest major project that was released in January 2012 to much acclaim and an immediate sell-out from Arcana/Platinum Studios. Shadowlaw garnered coverage in publications/outlets like USA Today, Wired, Forbes and Ain’t It Cool News. Easton has been named the new writer of the international franchise “Armarauders” as well as a guest writer for the new “Watson and Holmes” comic series. In 2012, Easton signed a mutli-graphic novel writing deal with LION FORGE COMICS, a new transmedia company debuting in April, 2013.

Brandon Easton

Recently, Brandon won the 2013 GLYPH COMIC BOOK AWARD for BEST WRITER for his work on the Shadowlaw graphic novel.

He is currently working on a documentary about Black Sci-Fi writers called BRAVE NEW SOULS. Check out the trailer here: Sneak Peek: ‘Brave New Souls: Black Sci-Fi & Fantasy Writers of the 21st Century’ | Shadow and Act.

To find out more about Living Legend Brandon Easton visit his website and blog!

Welcome to AnimeKon 2013 Brandon!!

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