Cosplay Universe explores the rise and evolution of the global Comic Con sub-culture through the eyes of the world's top cosplayers. The film taps into the psychology behind this art of self expression and shows how it has transformed people and helped them find community. The film stars cosplay superstar Yaya Han and features one of the last interviews by comic book legend Stan Lee.
About the filmmaker
Jonathan McHugh -- Is a producer, director and music supervisor who has produced a wide array of documentaries and feature films starring top talent such as Justin Long, Kim Catrall, Zoe Saldana, Britney Spears, Justin Bieber, Snoop Dogg, Danny Trejo, Sarah Brightman, Janis Joplin, Paul Sorvino, and many more.
The two newest films he directed for KEW Media; "Cosplay Universe" and "Long Live Rock...Celebrate the Chaos" will be released in 2020 and are currently screening at film festivals around the world. McHugh has produced TV shows for CMT, Fuse and Discovery Channel and many more. Other notable film projects Include producing the music documentaries "City of Ali" and Sly Stone doc. "In Search of Sly" as well as music supervising the Indy feature "Butter"
He has produced a number of award-winning documentaries including "Janis: Little Girl Blue", "We Are X," "Image Revolution," and She Makes Comics" just to name a few.