A special Thank You to all of the Sponsors, Fans, Exhibitors, Guests and Honorers who sacrificed their Time, Talent and Resources to be apart of the 1st Annual Urban Action Showcase and Expo.
We had an incredible weekend of fellowship among fans and artists. A special thanks to our host Dina Hill from the NY Hilton Midtown who treated us like family and the many executives at HBO/Cinemax (Jeff Cusson, Chris Spencer, Shelley Brindle, Chris Spadaccini, Lucinda Martinez, Dennis Williams, Marvin Scott, Jane Kees, Bill Boyle, Myke Murry, Cecil Cross-Plummer, Asheba Edgehill) who all made this a memorable event.
Special Thanks to our Indie Comic community for their amazing efforts and display at this years event:
X-Moore Studios, Bronx Heroes Comics, Scare Tactixs Graphics, Carbon Fibre Media, Inbeon Studios, N. Steven Harris, Chuck Dragon Black Collins, Knight Seeker, Lockett Down Productions, ForwardComix, Tasmin Silver, Beyond Comics, Underground Comics
Author and Historian Ric Meyers joins the UASE this November. He will be gracing us with his seminar;
FISTS, KICKS & ACTION FLICKS: THE HISTORY OF KUNG FU & ITS FILMS
Ric Meyers: The Boston Globe called Ric Meyers "America's leading expert on the Asian action film" while Rim Films called him "one of the men most responsible for the acceptance of kung fu films in America." A veteran film columnist at both Inside Kung-Fu and Asian Cult Cinema magazines, he has also contributed to more than forty martial art DVDs, including Jack Chan's Drunken Master, Jet Li's Once Upon a Time in China, and Stephen Chow's Kung Fu Hustle, Following more than thirty years of study, and fifteen years hosting the popular and influential San Diego Comic Con Kung Fu Extravaganza, he was asked to serve as kung fu consultant for both the original Kung Fu Panda film and the Nickelodeon TV series. His latest book on the subject is Films of Fury: The Kung Fu Movie Book,and the documentary based on it, Films of Fury: The Kung Fu Movie Movie, will be screened at this event. http://ricmeyers.com/
CNN's Rene Carson By Hand Media, Crazy Al Cayne of SugarCayne TV, Ralph Terry Outta Da Box Radio, Patrick Cashin Cashin Design,
Michael Jai White receives the first ever Urban Action Showcase Urban Action Decade Award for his contributions in the Action Genre! Watch the speech that has inspired a generation!
Check out our honored guest interviews from 2013