PR: NYCC Opens Casting Call for MTV’s "True Life: I’m a Fan Boy"
NEW YORK COMIC CON OPENS
CASTING CALL FOR
MTV’S TRUE LIFE: I’M A FAN BOY!!!
Popular Show to Film on Location at
New York Comic Con
Applications Accepted Immediately at
New York Comic Con Web Site
Norwalk, CT, November 7, 2008: New York Comic Con (NYCC) is working closely with MTV to help them cast a “fanboy” segment for the network’s award-winning True Life documentary series. All interested fanboys are encouraged to apply immediately at www.nycomiccon.com/mtvtruelife and all applications will be reviewed by the talent and production staff at MTV’s True Life.
Are you obsessed with comic books, anime, fantasy, or manga? Do you like to dress up as your favorite character and attend conventions with other fans? Have you ever waited in line overnight for a book, movie, or videogame release? Do you have tattoos depicting your favorite brand or characters? Have you ever missed work, school, or other important events to engage in role-playing or cosplay? Are you misunderstood by your family or significant other because of it? Have you ever been told to “grow up” by someone important to you? If you’re an obsessed fanboy (or girl), MTV wants to hear from you.
If you appear to be between the ages of 16 and 28 and identify with any of the above, MTV wants to hear your story. Go to www.nycomiccon.com/mtvtruelife and follow the directions for filling out the application!
“This is probably one of the coolest things we’ve put together since I’ve been running New York Comic Con,” notes Lance Fensterman, the man (obviously) who runs New York Comic Con. “This is a great opportunity for someone to take their fanboy status and elevate it to MAJOR fanboy status. We’re looking forward to working with MTV on this and it will be great fun to make a fanboy famous!” More information is available at Fensterman’s blog at www.MediumAtLarge.net.
NYCC and MTV officials note that the fanboy will be a guest at New York Comic Con and will be followed at the convention by a MTV True Life production crew.
New York Comic Con takes place at the Jacob K. Javits Center, February 6 – 8, 2009. Tickets for the show are currently on sale and available for purchase at www.nycomiccon.com.
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