2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Creator Activism: A Discussion with Robert Kirkman

Saturday, March 14
11:00AM - 12:00PM

Austin Convention Center
Ballroom D
Austin Convention Center


On Halloween 2010, Robert Kirkman’s long-running graphic novel, The Walking Dead, premiered on AMC. Almost five years later and it is the number one show on cable television with no signs of slowing down. On the heels of the premiere Robert saw an opportunity to create a company that would offer creators the opportunity to retain ownership and overall creative control of their IPs. Along with his longtime manager and fellow Walking Dead executive producer, David Alpert, Robert opened the doors to Skybound Entertainment.


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Brian Crecente at SXSW

Brian Crecente

News Editor


Brian Crecente is an American journalist and columnist. He is a founding editor and the news editor for Polygon. He also writes Good Game, a weekly column internationally syndicated by McClatchy-Tr...

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Robert Kirkman at SXSW

Robert Kirkman


Skybound Entertainment

In addition to his work as a writer and executive producer on The Walking Dead, Robert Kirkman is also a successful creator of independent comics. Kirkman created and continues to write the long-ru...

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