Jaws ‘Film School!’ - Special screening of Jaws with writer Carl Gottlieb

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Jaws ‘Film School!’ - Special screening of Jaws with writer Carl Gottlieb
Jaws ‘Film School!’ Special screening of Jaws with writer Carl Gottlieb – Phoenix Comicon 2016

A ginormous crowd was out again for Friday’s Phoenix Comicon 2016, and the festivities were more fun than “swimmin’ with bowlegged wimmin’,” as ASU Film, Filmbar, and PHXCC brought Jaws scribe Carl Gottlieb to the pop culture convention.

Carl Gottlieb and Amanda Mozilo
Carl Gottlieb and Amanda Mozilo at the “You’re Gonna Need A Bigger Boat: The Science of Jaws” panel

In Phoenix, Arizona, we’re far from the beach (not counting Big Surf, of course), but not even the comfort of an air-conditioned PHXCC meeting room was safe from sharks on Friday.

You’re Gonna Need A Bigger Boat: The Science of Jaws with Screenwriter Carl Gottlieb
“You’re Gonna Need A Bigger Boat: The Science of Jaws” with screenwriter Carl Gottlieb

In addition to Jaws screenwriter, Carl Gottlieb, the panelists included Joe Fortunato (ASU fIlm professor), Miles Orchinik (neurobiologist), and Amanda Mozilo, a marine biologist who puts Matt Hopper to shame (and is so much easier on the eyes.)

Carl Gottlieb
Carl Gottlieb at the “You’re Gonna Need A Bigger Boat: The Science of Jaws” panel

The Friday panel, “You’re Gonna Need A Bigger Boat: The Science of Jaws with Screenwriter Carl Gottlieb,” was one of the best I’ve ever attended. Stay tuned for a full length article about Friday’s Jaws themed events, but in the meantime enjoy our photos from Friday’s festivities.

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See Thursday’s photo recap at Phoenix Comicon 2016: Thursday photo recap.

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Bob Leeper
Bob Leeper is the co-owner and manager of "Arizona’s Pop Culture and Alternative Art Network," Evermore Nevermore. He is the co-creator of the pop culture events Steampunk Street and ENCREDICON, and is a member of the Phoenix Film Critics Society. He also curates the Facebook fan site The Arizona Cave – AZ Fans of Edgar Rice Burroughs, and is one of the few brave and bold fans of Jar Jar Binks.
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