IMDb & Kevin Smith have teamed up to bring you exclusive Comic-Con coverage

During this year’s San Diego Comic-Con International 2016, there will be no shortage of options for attendees and fans around the world, not able to attend, to view and read coverage from Comic-Con HQ, Syfy Presents Live from Comic-Con, Conan, Entertainment Weekly, Screen Junkies ,IMDb and of course press from around the world including Nerdgeist.

IMDb, the world’s most popular and authoritative source for movie, TV and celebrity content, announced that writer/director/podcaster Kevin Smith will host original celebrity video interviews and convention coverage aboard The IMDb Yacht throughout San Diego Comic-Con International 2016. IMDb have done well here by managing to snag Kevin Smith as their presenter, he is loved by Comic-Con fans especially because he is one of us, yes he’s a nerd who loves Comic-Con as much as the rest of us and everything it covers.

“We are delighted that Kevin Smith will be conducting three days of coverage and original celebrity interviews in the video studio aboard The IMDb Yacht at Comic-Con and that leading brands are joining our maiden voyage to create truly unique experiences for fans, celebrities and other industry VIPs,” said Col Needham, IMDb’s founder and CEO. “Our goal is to give our hundreds of millions of users all over the world a virtual front row seat at Comic-Con while providing an oasis for celebrities and VIPs at the world’s biggest celebration of fandom.”“I hit IMDb every day,” said Kevin Smith. “It’s my homepage. The amount of entertainment trivia I know thanks to falling down rabbit holes while looking up information on IMDb is finally going to be put to good use at Comic-Con. I can’t wait to talk to the creators, makers and casts of the movies and TV shows that are bringing the buzz to Comic-Con this year! I’ll be the sweaty guy on The IMDb Yacht singing ‘I’m on a boat!’”

To follow IMDb’s exclusive Comic-Con coverage, visit, follow #IMDboat on Twitter or visit IMDb’s official Facebook ( and Instagram ( accounts.

IMDb Yacht, July 21-23

On July 21-23, IMDb and Kevin Smith will produce original video coverage on the open-air top deck, including interviews with celebrity guests from “The Walking Dead,” “Vikings,” “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” “Ash vs Evil Dead,” “Man in the High Castle,” “Snowden,” “Trolls,”, The Hollywood Reporter, and more.

IMDb Yacht Party, July 21

The IMDb Yacht,which is accessible by invitation only,will serve as a gateway to distinguished entertainment brands by creating a must stop destination for talent and industry VIPs. The three deck,158 foot long boat will be docked at Fifth Avenue Landing, immediately behind The San Diego Convention Center. It opens to invited guests only on Thursday,July 21.The first deck will feature the TCL Refresh and Recharge lounge, the Anchor Bay screening lounge, a photo station featuring Anchor Bay shows in collaboration with Amazon’s Geek Boutique, and an exhibition of geek props from the collection.

Select fans will be invited to enjoy the IMDb Yacht on Friday, July 22. For your chance to win a VIP fan experience aboard the IMDB yacht you can enter online by visiting 

IMDb street teams will also be near the San Diego Convention Center on Thursday 21st July and they will be selecting lucky fans to be among the 200 who will get to visit The IMDb Yacht.


IMDb Yacht Party Presented by TCL, July 22 The IMDb Yacht Party presented by TCL, a cocktail party that will be accessible by invitation only, will take place on Friday evening, July 22.We will be at the IMDb yacht parties so make sure to keep an eye on our Twitter and for our coverage.

IMDb Yacht, July 23

On Saturday, July 23, at 3:00 pm Pacific time, Kevin Smith will host “IMDb Live at Comic-Con,” a live-streaming show broadcast via and sponsored by Universal Pictures’ upcoming movie Jason Bourne. The show will feature Kevin Smith’s wrap-up analysis of the convention along with conversations with special celebrity guests from “Orphan Black,” “The Flash,” “Con Man,” “Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare,” and more.

Thanks for reading,you can keep up to date with San Diego Comic-Con news by checking my other posts by clicking here or by checking our Twitter @NGeistofficial

Jenny Tang

Nerdgeist Editor

You can contact me for any San Diego Comic-Con related Press, Reviews, Advertising or General Enquiries.


Twitter: @NGeistofficial

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