Greg Weisman (BA Stanford, MPW U.S.C.) has been a storyteller all his life. His first professional work was as an Associate Editor and Freelance Writer for DC Comics, where he worked on the Captain Atom title, among others.
Greg worked at Walt Disney Television Animation from 1989 through 1996. He rose through the ranks to become Director of Series Development for the division, working on such diverse properties as Darkwing Duck, Gummi Bears, TaleSpin, Bonkers, Raw Toonage, Duck Tales the Movie, Aladdin the Series and The Mighty Ducks, among others.
In 1991, Greg and his team created and developed a new series for Disney: Gargoyles. Greg left his position as an executive to become the Supervising Producer and Supervising Story Editor of the first 66 episodes of that series. In 1996, Greg left Disney for DreamWorks Television Animation, where he also developed numerous projects.
In October of 1998, Greg left DreamWorks to become a full-time Freelance Writer, Story Editor, Producer, Voice Director and Voice Actor. He has written scripts for Men In Black, Disney’s Hercules, Big Guy & Rusty the Boy Robot, Buzz Lightyear of Star Command, The Mummy, Kim Possible, The Batman, Alien Racers, Ben Ten, Bionicle: Mask of Light, Legion of Super Heroes, Batman: The Brave and the Bold, RescueBots, Kaijudo, Octonauts, Beware the Batman, Transformers Prime, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Shimmer and Shine, among others.
He has written and story edited for Roughnecks: The Starship Troopers Chronicles, and he produced, wrote and story edited on both Max Steel and W.I.T.C.H. He also voice directed the original DVD Movie, Atlantis: Milo’s Return and the English dub of the Japanese anime video series 3×3 Eyes.
More recently, Greg wrote the new Gargoyles and Gargoyles: Bad Guys comic books for SLG Publishing plus an issue of The Amazing Spider-Man for Marvel Comics, all while producing, writing, story editing and voice acting for Sony’s The Spectacular Spider-Man. After that, Greg was a writer and Executive Producer on the first season of Star Wars Rebels for Lucasfilm and Disney, and he also wrote the spin-off comic Star Wars Kanan, plus Starbrand & Nightmask for Marvel.
At Warner Bros., Greg wrote the Green Arrow direct-to-DVD short for DC Showcase and produced, story edited, wrote and voice acted on the Warner Bros./DC Comics/Cartoon Network series, Young Justice, while co-writing the companion Young Justice monthly comic book for DC. The first two seasons of Young Justice were so popular on Netflix, that five years after its cancellation, Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment decided to bring the series back with a fan-demanded third season on its new flagship streaming service, DC Universe. Greg again produced, story edited, wrote and voice acted on the show, which became the number one streaming series in the entire United States when it premiered in January, 2019.
Greg’s first novel, Rain of the Ghosts, was published in 2013; its sequel, Spirits of Ash and Foam, arrived in 2014. The full-cast unabridged AudioPlay of Rain of the Ghosts is currently available on Amazon and iTunes, etc. More novels followed. World of Warcraft: Traveler hit bookstores in 2016. It’s follow-up, World of Warcraft: Traveler: The Spiral Path, arrived in 2017. Magic the Gathering: War of the Spark: Ravnica comes out in April, 2019, with another Magic the Gathering novel due out in 2020.
Greg can be reached on Twitter @Greg_Weisman or at AskGregWeisman.com. He’s blessed to have a wonderful wife and two amazing (and very grown-up) kids.
1:00-2:30 pm: signing in celebrity area
3:00-4:15 pm: signing in celebrity area
4:15-5:15 pm: panel in Monroe Rooms
5:15-5:30 pm: “Young Justice Outsiders” professional photo op in photo area
5:30-6:00 pm: signing in celebrity area
11;00 am-12:00 pm: signing in celebrity area
12:00-12;15 pm: “Young Justice Outsiders” professional photo op in photo area
1:15-2:15 pm: panel in Grand Gallery A-C
3:00-4:00 pm: panel in Grand Gallery Overlook B
4:15-6:00 pm: signing in celebrity area
11:00-11:15 am: “Young Justice Outsiders” professional photo op in photo area
11:15 am-12:15 pm: signing in celebrity area
12:15-1:15 pm: panel in Monroe Rooms
2:15-4:00 pm: signing in celebrity area
Greg will have numerous items for sale at his booth around his career as a producer with most prices around $20.
Friday at 4:15 pm in Monroe Rooms
Celebrating Twenty Years of Gargoyles
The creator of the famed 90’s franchise discusses over twenty years of “Gargoyles” and the impact the show left on pop culture.
Saturday at 1:15 pm in Grand Gallery A-C
A Discussion on American Animation
Greg Weisman (producer), Zeno Robinson (voice of Cyborg), Zehra Fazal (voice of Halo), Jason Marsden (voice of Kid Flash) and Christopher Jones (artist) discuss American animation and use an example of a show they all work on together.
Saturday at 3:00 pm in Grand Gallery Overlook B
Comfort and Adam with Greg Weisman
Let’s Make a World
Every story needs a setting, but not all worlds are created equal. Come learn what makes fascinating, unique worlds so that your setting can become a character of its own. Award nominated creators Comfort and Adam, along with our very special guest, Greg Weisman, lead this seminar in two parts: first, you’ll learn the basics of world building and design. Then, we will invite the audience to participate in creating a new setting together, exploring the process of constructing a world from scratch.
Sunday at 12:15 pm in Monroe Rooms
Television Production 101
The producer of “Young Justice Outsiders”, “The Spectacular Spider-Man”, and “Gargoyles” discusses the career of a television producer, what the job entails, and the challenges of animation versus live action production.