Film Festival Programming
 
Location: North 227c

Twice a month, the Brick Cave Audio Podcast day schedules and pulls off 4 hours of live internet audio. Learn what goes in to planning a multi show programming experience from cast of the Podcasts and BCA's own illustrious Audio Engineer, Johnny Skinner.

who'll be here
  • Bob Nelson
  • Brent Heffron
  • Jenn Czep
  • Jenn LaBuzz
  • Johnny Skinner
 
Location: North 227c

We will discuss the latest in comics, games and movies as well as our experience at comicon.

who'll be here
  • Brenda Ace
  • Diethrich Shelton
  • Frank Oropeza
  • Jerry Martin
  • Luis Aviles
 
Location: North 225a

Live podcast for Abnormal Entertainment (www.abnormalentertainment.com)

who'll be here
  • Andy Ladewski
  • Mike Grim
 
Location: North 225a

Live podcast for Abnormal Entertainment (www.abnormalentertainment.com) 

who'll be here
  • Chris Maser
  • Dalyn Viker
  • Joshua Grygor
  • Ken Morrison
  • Kulamanu Nazarro
  • Leah Viker
  • Matthew Eghbali
 
Location: North 225a

Live podcast for Abnormal Entertainment (www.abnormalentertainment.com) 

who'll be here
  • Hollis Jay
  • Katie Van Steen
  • Tori Smith
 
Location: North 225a

Live podcast for Abnormal Entertainment (www.abnormalentertainment.com) 

who'll be here
  • David Sabal
  • Jeff Dolniak
  • Kevin Moyers
 
Location: North 225a

Ask A Detective Sherlocked EditionMeet the cast of Sherlock and ask them questions. Do you want to know how crazy Moriarty is? Maybe ask Sherlock if he knows that he looks like an otter? Perhaps ask Watson if he was a hedgehog in his past life? Interview us at this fun PG-13 panel!

If you'd like to audition for this panel then please visit here.

who'll be here
  • Bo E.
  • Katerina E.
  • MaryAnne E.
 
Location: North 227ab

Magic is outlawed, the truth is hidden. Only a fugitive princess holds the answers.

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 

A screening of "Confessions of a Comic Book Nerd" with a discussion on the stereotypes involving comic book "nerds" with the filmmaker.

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  • Matt Mendoza
  • Ryan Hartford
 
Location: North 225a

Bat and Hammer discuss this week's hot topics in the world of nerdom!

who'll be here
  • Brian Simonsen
  • Matt Rader
 
Location: North 225a

A panel to explain the company Roosterteeth, all of the staff, the series they put out, the different branches of the company, the community, and the fandom itself. It will consist of talking about the company for most of the hour followed by a Q&A from the audience along with anything they'd like to share about Roosterteeth.

who'll be here
  • Ari Kulas
  • Chachi Tchotchke
  • Maddi Walsh
  • Sabrina Johnston
 

Hello to all of the Fans, Dorks, Geeks and Nerds out there in Fanland and welcome to the world of Fanboy Rant.

On this podcast, we strive to different forms of fandom. Be it from cars to comics, books to Barbies, zebras to Zuul, we wanna talk about your fandom. We want to show that everyone has the right to let their nerd flag fly and show the love they have for the subjects they're passionate for! So your Fanboys Josh and Brian and a rotating cast of friends and special guests will explore the world of Fanboys! So have a listen, have some fun, but in the end, "Don't Forget To Be A Fan!!"

who'll be here
  • Brian Simmonson
  • Josh Benjamin
 
Location: North 227ab

A psychic who lives his life out of order – slipping between his past, present and future – must solve a murder he commits in the future. But how can he do that if he’s not even sure of “when” he is?

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
Location: North 227c

A LIVE podcast from the Four Eyed Radio Network as Eric, Stephen and Matthew talk pop culture, current events, music, gaming, movies, television and more!

who'll be here
  • Eric Dewey
  • Matthew Renfro
  • Stephen Mooney
 

Out of the closet and into the arcade! Gaming In Color is a full length documentary of the story of the queer gaming community, gaymer culture and events, and the rise of LGBTQ themes in video games.

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
Location: North 225a

A look back at some of the best TV shows to be cancelled too early, such as Firefly, Pushing Daisies, Heroes and Chuck.

We'll review what made the shows great, why they were canned, and if there is any future for the franchise. The panel will include an "In Memoriam" tribute video and a eulogy for each show, giving them the proper farewells they deserve. Join us for audience participation and trivia as we reminisce about other cult hits like Freaks and Geeks, Jericho, Reaper and Alphas.

who'll be here
  • Cody Hertig
  • Eric Downing
  • Hayley Tracy
  • Zachary Brown
 

Summer Helene will help you learn the ins-and-outs of Horror film...straight from the Hollywood perspective. Find out what makes this genre so popular and learn how to get your film made!

who'll be here
  • Summer Helene
 
Location: North 225a

An interactive Harry Potter panel facilitated by teachers in order to spark debates and conversations on a variety of topics about the wizarding world.

who'll be here
  • Amber Gould
  • Brandon Riddle
  • Catie Whitten
  • Shalane Harris
  • Stephen Dzienis
 
Location: North 227c

The panel will discuss how to create and run a Comedy Writers Room. From "the Show of Shows" to the Onion, comedy writers rooms have always been collegues pitching lots of ideas the brainstorming and cutting quickly.

who'll be here
  • Kevin Patterson
 
Location: North 227c

Sleepy HollowJoin Educating [Geeks] as they discuss Fox TV's "Sleepy Hollow". From the origins of Irving's narrative to this adaptation's biblical allusions and cultural tropes, the panel will deconstruct the series and squee over its charming cast and clever writing.

who'll be here
  • Alice Baker
  • ANDREA COFFMAN
  • Devon Adams
  • Sara Santiago
 
Location: North 225a

Do you like acting or are good at thinking on your feet? If so, then this panel is for you! We'll be playing some games like Freeze and doing other improvisational. So come on down and join the fun!

who'll be here
  • Antoinette Martin-Hanson
  • Ariana Flatt
  • Emma Bowen
  • Meegan Swisher
 
Location: North 225a

Do you like acting or are good at thinking on your feet? If so, then this panel is for you! We'll be playing some games like Freeze and doing other improvisational. So come on down and join the fun!

who'll be here
  • Antoinette Martin-Hanson
  • Ariana Flatt
  • Emma Bowen
  • Meegan Swisher
 

Come join us for a showing of this "Choose Your Own Adventure" style Doctor Who fan film. Followed by a Q&A and discussion session with the filmmaker and cast.

who'll be here
  • Angela Kennedy
  • Jen Jondac
  • Marina Sharpe
 

The documentary film “Legends Of The Knight” tells the uplifting true stories of individuals who were inspired to become the real-life heroes by their childhood love of Batman.

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
Location: North 225a

Locker 13 is a thriller anthology feature film, in the style of 'The Twilight Zone', revolving around a mysterious locker 13.

Locker 13It's the story of Skip (Jason Spisak, Piranha), a young ex-convict who takes a position as a night janitor at an old-west theme park. His supervisor Archie (Jon Gries, Napoleon Dynamite), teaches him the ropes, but more importantly attempts to convey critical philosophical messages through a series of four stories: a down and out boxer (Ricky Schroder, NYPD Blue, Silver Spoons, The Champ) is given the opportunity to become a real golden gloves killer; an assassin (Rick Hoffman, Suits, Battleship) kidnaps three people in order to find out who hired him for his latest hit; a new recruit (Bart Johnson, High School Musical) is initiated into a lodge of fez-wearing businessmen where hazing can take a malevolent turn; and a member of a suicide club (Jason Marsden, Boy Meets World, White Squall) introduces real fear into a man about to jump to his death. The four stories suddenly come into play when Skip is faced with a life-or-death decision of his own.

who'll be here No panelists scheduled at this time.
 
Location: North 227c

Jim Phelps (Jeff Dinsdale) so-called irreparable mission was a success in the eyes of those above him.  However, with the loss of a fellow agent, and his branch Director Yomin (Damien Baldwin), Phelps sees the glass as only half full.  Yet he’s given little time to mourn: the mission this time is more personal, and more dangerous, as the threat comes from inside. Phelps will have to rely on memories of the past, to solve the present events, if there is going be an I.M. Force in the future.

Website: www.checkmeoutman.com

who'll be here
  • Michael Doleshal
 
Location: North 227c

Nagging indigestion, a dead scientist, attempted murders by an unstable individual (Mitch Alcala), a captivating beauty (Melanie Jayne), and a liquid which could lead to World War III… For most men that’s enough to give up and go fishing, for Jim Phelps (Jeff Dinsdale) it might become a Mission: Irreparable.

Website: www.checkmeoutman.com

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
Location: North 227ab

TomCat Films presents "Moontrap"

During a routine flight, two veteran space shuttle pilots discover an alien artifact and bring it back to earth. It soon turns out to be an extraterrestrial war robot, which is able to recycle any biological or technical material for its own deadly use. The two astronauts are sent to the moon where NASA expects to uncover the mystery of the alien robot's origin. They discover an ancient humanoid culture and battle the ultimate threat of the war machines heading earth.

Starring Bruce Campbell and Walter Koenig

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
This is an opportunity for any Phoenix Comicon Panelists to perform AV checks and ensure device comparability
who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
Location: North 227ab

Join us for the presentation of the best of this year’s Phoenix Comicon Film Festival as well as the presentation of the winning entries in this year’s Phoenix Comicon Film Challenge and Short Screenplay Competition

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
Location: North 227ab

Join us as we screen this year's entries for the Phoenix Comicon Film Challenge!!!

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
Location: North 227ab

This year's Phoenix Comicon Film Festival entries for the comedy genre

Confessions Of A Comic Book Nerd (In a time when loving comics is looked down upon, the ‘comic nerd’ stands up and voice their opinions on who the real nerds are. This documentary delves into the minds of comic lovers in hopes to break down the social stigma associated.)

R.P.S. (A husband caught cheating tries to convince his wife that he has a serious medical condition called R.P.S.) 

Treena (Love is in the air! The story of a man and a tree as their relationship is tested.) 

Dungeons & Drama (Fantasy and real world drama collide when a group of D&D gamers have to deal with their DM’s new girlfriend.)

Shoulder Showdown (Angels and devils…they fight in a never-ending battle on a young father’s shoulder. Who will claim his soul?)

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 

This year's Phoenix Comicon Film Festival entries for the fan films/superhero genre

Girl Of Steel (A conceptual fan-film based on the DC Universe/Comics heroine, Supergirl). For more info, click here.

Logan Must Make Star Wars (Thrown back to the year 1974, Logan accidentally kills George Lucas. Now, to ensure that the greatest sci-fi trilogy is made, he must impersonate him and make Star Wars himself)

Kidnapped: A Gravity Falls Fan Film (Dipper Pines must fight for his life after he’s kidnapped by two mysterious agents who want to steal his latest discovery: a rare and powerful crystal)

Batman: Arkham Knight (One year after The Dark Knight Rises, John Blake struggles with the weight of being Batman)

Star Wars: Dark Heart (Set 4000 years before the time of Darth Vader, a war is waged between the Jedi and the Sith over the Dark Heart)

Superficial (A mysterious pathogen causes people to reanimate not as zombies but as superheroes)

Grayson: Earth One (Richard Grayson must help stop a mysterious man from abducting people from Gotham City in this imaginative multiverse story)

Project Potemkin: Archway (The crew of the Federation starship Potemkin investigates a planet where all of the inhabitants have disappeared. They discover it may have something to do with a mysterious archway that may be a portal to Hell itself)

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
Location: North 227ab

This year's Phoenix Comicon Film Festival entries for the festival short genre

Face Of Innocence (Jacob Szczypinski finds a piece of evidence that could bring down the serial kidnapper responsible for his sister’s disappearance)

Recursion (When an accident-prone best man loses the wedding ring, he tries everything possible (and impossible) to save the day)

Cassandra (Two thieves infiltrate a besieged medieval city to retrieve an artifact)

Cover (A quiet night at the library turns deadly when a librarian accidentally unleashes demonic forces from a strange book)

Dust Jacket (Horror/thriller about a young woman in danger) 

The Savior (A spectator watching a one-woman show gets lost in his thoughts, allowing the viewers to take a peek into his conflicted, violent work)

What Actually Happens (A light-hearted look at what men vs. women think happens after a break-up)

What Happened To The Gonkers? (This mockumentary follows the rise and fall of a local Arizona children’s show)

Wild Wild Breast (In 1895 Arizona, a ruthless killer chicken is the town’s sheriff)

Zhon: The Alien Interviews (Check out the latest episodes of this web series based on a man claiming to be an alien who turns himself in to authorities which leads to even more questions about the man’s real intentions)

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 

This year's Phoenix Comicon Film Festival entries for the horror genre

Case 1428 (Celebrating a beloved franchises 30th anniversary, an interrogation between an officer and a troubled teenager reveals a town’s deep, dark secret.)

Deep Sleep (James is on the brink, as for months his dreams have offered no rest but nightmares. Vivid images of others coming to horrible deaths and now even dreams of his own demise haunt him every time he dozes off.)

Delica M: Mean Something (A secret lab hides their gruesome experiment of several human test subjects.)

The Curse Of La Muerte (An assassin gets double-crossed after his last contract and loses everything including his own life. However, he is given a second chance to take revenge on those who have done him wrong.)

Children Of The Dust (Poor Vincent is befriended by beautiful Christine…and things get sexy and deadly.)

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 

This year's Phoenix Comicon Film Festival entries for the horror genre

Break Down (Three college friends speed through the desert on their way to Las Vegas for a weekend of crazy fun. They are unexpectedly held back when they run into strange car trouble and their weekend turns into something crazier than they imagined.)

Buddy System (Two men learn the buddy system when trapped together during the zombie holocaust.)

Flat End (A man is stranded in the middle of the desert on his last breaths meets a little girl that claims to be death.)

Night Of The Sea Monkey (A young boy discovers the horror of what happens when you send your sea monkeys down the drain. (POSSIBLE 3-D VERSION TO BE SCREENED))

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 

This year's Phoenix Comicon Film Festival entries for the horror and science-fiction genre

The Hoarder (A hoarder’s addiction finally catches up with her when she purchases a lamp online that is said to behold the power of a demon.)

Bright Eyes (The story of a woman who wakes up to suspect that someone or something may be stalking her in this satirical riff of the horror genre.)

Rat Catching (An insomnia-plagued loner becomes increasingly obsessed with an elusive rat that he believes has invaded his home.)

Terminus (After watching an infomercial for a job service called Terminus, David Kepler decides to go in for an interview. Once there, he agrees to go through the testing process unaware that the results of the test will determine his fate more ways than one.)

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 

This year's Phoenix Comicon Film Festival entries for the science-fiction genre

The Way We Are (Two aliens visit earth to experience humanity)

Indigo Child (Miranda deals with difficult childhood memories but ultimately finds peace in the one experience she had forgotten)

The Within (They are among us, within us. Who will stop them?)

CUPIC: Diary Of An Investigator (Dramatic series about paranormal investigators)

Conundrum (An ex-con makes a fateful decision)

Daydreams (A religious housewife finds herself troubled by the feelings that she has for her son’s babysitter)

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 

This year's Phoenix Comicon Film Festival entries for the science-fiction genre

Pressure (In an alternate future, a steam-powered San Francisco is controlled by corporate overlords enforcing strict compliance of its citizens. A father and daughter must work together to plan escape in their illegal airship.)

Toy Apocalypse (A private investigator, hell-bent on finding the killer of his partner, finds an answer bigger than he could ever imagine and apocalyptic in nature.) 

Ghost Light (An absent father and his son are set against a malevolent force.)

It's Go Time (A short film about how one man must get back the people that double crossed him during his last given job to recover a vile of liquid that turns people young in seconds.)

Void (After an astronaut escapes a catastrophic accident in deep space, he uses the memories of his wife on Earth to guide his crippled spaceship home. But as he moves further into the dark, his reality becomes blurred and madness takes hold.)

Heart Pumping Oil (Two women on a mission of freedom.)

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
Location: North 227ab

This year's Phoenix Comicon Film Festival entries for the science-fiction genre

Kick A** Cops (Ritter and Jacoby are back on the job as kick ass cops after losing their partner in a fierce gun battle. The two inept detectives are on the trail to find out who is killing coked-up prostitutes in their city of Madison Marshall.)

Tea Time (Izzy is having a tea party with her friends Jason and Shelly to introduce them to her new friend from out of town, Scott.)

The Greatest Lie Ever Told (Relationships are hard, people change, sometimes things just don’t work out, but what do you do if you’re cornered and there’s no way out? You tell the greatest lie ever told!)

The Date (A Cinderella story set in Buenos Aires. However, this is NOT your grandma’s Cinderella.)

Near Dead (An elderly man discovers he’s happier after the zombie apocalypse.)

Game Companion (Thirty-something Bob lives downstairs in his mom’s house, works in fast food and has one friend. His greatest accomplishment is making it to master in a fighter-style video game, permitting him a game companion, Kimiko, which turns out to be real.)

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
Location: North 227ab

This year's Phoenix Comicon Film Festival entries for the comedy genre

Moving Boxes (A man goes to extreme measures to capture the attention of the woman he loves as they pass each day in the elevator at work.)

Betcha Berlinetta (Sergio bets big to get a date with Mema as she lays everything on the line with one fateful ring toss.)

Close Quarters (A group survives the apocalypse only to have their way of life challenged by an outsider.)

The Will (A beloved family member dies and leaves a haunted artifact to a young man. He must keep himself tethered to it to win his inheritance.)

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
Location: North 227ab

This year's Phoenix Comicon Film Festival entries for the animation/comedy genre

No Strings Attached (A boy made of yarn learns the truth about himself)

Dead Votes Society (After the zombie apocalypse, everyone’s trying to get back to normal, even the zombies)

Zero (After his planet is destroyed, Zero the android discovers Earth in 1918. In 1939, sensing a negative change in our culture, Zero departs in search for another home. Finding nothing, he returns 74 years later only to find how much things have changed)

Sprocky Spittoon (A sepia-toned Saturday-morning style cartoon featuring a steamboat boy hero)

The Bob & Angus Show (News rams Bob and Angus deliver the news from the Mayfair Games) 

The Horde (The animated tale of a guild in a World-Of-Warcraft style environment that doesn’t seem to know how to fight) 

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 

This year's Phoenix Comicon Film Festival entries for the music video genre

The Parting Glass (Music Video) 

Please Don't Tell Me (What I Did Last Night) (Music Video and fun romp based on a night of debauchery)

In The End (Music video with a storyline of lost hope and a refound joy and appreciation of life after a near-death experience) 

R.I.P. SAW: The Serpentine Deluge Of Serendipity (A music video representing the struggle of good and evil as represented by the band’s alter-egos) 

Star Wars Bohemian Rhapsody (A music video parody of Star Wars set to Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody”)

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 

This year's Phoenix Comicon Film Festival entries for the science-fiction genre

Phoenix Lights (Ten years after the mysterious “Phoenix Lights” incident, a group of young party-goers are visited by a surprise guest) 

The Inventor (A man struggles to deal with the ghosts of his past. When his mother dies, he is forced to come face-to-face with his past in the form of a mysterious box) 

Dystopia St. (Lost in a nightmare world, a man must unravel the mystery of his plight in order to find the key to his escape) 

Schism (An innovative short film that can only be told in split-screen…estranged from his father and upset over a failed romantic relationship, Greg didn’t think his life could get any worse – until rendered comatose by an accident) 

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
Location: North 227ab

Check out a replay of some of our winning entries in this year’s Phoenix Comicon Film Festival and Film Challenge

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
Location: North 227c

For some major productions, the process of selecting actors for sometimes hundreds of parts may often require specialized staff. While the last word remains with the people in charge, artistic and production, a casting director is in charge of most of the daily work involved in this process during pre-production.

Faith Hibbs-Clark has worked on many studio projects including Jarhead, Take Me Home Tonight, and Piranha 3D. Come learn what it takes to be a casting director or get cast in a major motion picture.

who'll be here
  • Faith Hibbs-Clark
 
Location: North 227c

Costuming for film and TV is different from Cosplay.  Some things are easier, some are more difficult.  Come and learn from one of Arizona's own who has worked on shows like Castle, Goldilocks, and more.

who'll be here
  • Nola Yergen
 
Location: North 227c

Learn the art of raising the capital yourself then you are in the drivers seat of your career. No more begging agents, managers and producers to give you the time of day. You can make your movie the way You want, on YOUR own terms.

who'll be here
  • Ted Chalmers
 
Location: North 227c

Learn the art of raising the capital yourself then you are in the driver's seat of your career. No more begging agents, managers and producers to give you the time of day. You can make your movie the way You want, on YOUR own terms.

who'll be here
  • Ted Chalmers
 
Location: North 227c

Do you want to tell a true story?  Making a Documentary is about pouring over hundreds of hours of footage to find the details in a mountain of needles.  Come learn about making your own Documentary.

who'll be here
  • Greg Nosek
  • Jim Poulin
 
Location: North 227c

In film and television, a production designer or P.D is the person responsible for the overall look of a filmed event such as films, TV programs, video games, music videos or adverts.

Production designers have one of the key creative roles in the creation of motion pictures and television. Working directly with the director and producer, they must select the settings and style to visually tell the story.  Come learn about what it takes to work production design!

who'll be here
  • Kim Bailey
 
Location: North 227c

The script development process is not for the faint hearted because everyone will have an opinion on your work.  You know how to write, but come learn about working with a producer and the process of finishing your script.

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
Location: North 227c

Music and sound are key to making a finished film. Learn from the experts on how to successfully mix your dialog, sound FX, and music to complete your film.  Sound like a Pro!

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
Location: North 225a

Join us as this year's Phoenix Comicon Short Screenplay Competition winning screenplay will be the focus of a table read with actors/actresses.

who'll be here
  • Keylor Leigh
  • Perry Smith
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
  • Portia Beacham
  • Stephanie Garlick
 

Witness sixteen geeks debate some of the most hysterical, absurd, or downright ridiculous topics from across the realms of geekery! Nothing is sacred from anime to slasher films in this titanic battle of wits, and only one can emerge supreme as the Ultimate Geek. Register online at http://phoenixcomicon.com/pugs if you want to compete, or just show up to watch the mayhem!

who'll be here
  • Andrea Beesley
  • Jeff Moriarty
  • Jonathan Simon
 
Location: North 227c

Have you ever thought about creating your own podcast? Do you have a podcast already that you'd like to make the most of? This introduction to podcasting will help you with the skills needed to successfully create, market and distribute your unique content to maximum effect.

who'll be here
  • Eric Dewey
  • Matthew Renfro
  • Stephen Mooney
 
Location: North 225a

Discussing the challenges of producing film in Arizona and examining the filmmaking process from financing to casting to post-production.

who'll be here
  • Adam Montierth
  • Brian Pulido  
  • Bruce Dellis
  • Craig McMahon
  • Donovan Montierth
  • Kerry Bellessa
  • Nick Stahr
 

A comedy about B-string superheroes who go on a reality show.

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
Location: North 227ab

R.U.R. depicts a world populated by genetically engineered workers (“artificials”) – perfect, made-to-order people who lack fundamental rights.

R.U.R. Genesis starring Chase Masterson (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine) and Kipleigh Brown (Star Trek: Enterprise). There will be a Q&A after the film with director James Kerwin, producer Bernie Stern and Kipleigh Brown immediately following the short film presentation.

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
Location: North 227c

Every day, history is made - whether it's the Rum Rebellion on January 26th, the birth of Nandor Fodor on May 13th, or the death of J.R.R. Tolkien on September 2nd, history happens every day. And every day, comedians are painstakingly combing the headlines for new joke fodder.

With "This Day In History", comedians are challenged to write entirely new material about the past events of the date of the performance and bring their totally fresh, unrehearsed ideas to the stage!

who'll be here
  • Anthony Desamito
  • Charlie Spies
  • Genevieve Rice
  • Jamie Sanderson
  • Jeff Turbitt
  • Justin Phillips
  • Matt Storrs
  • Robert Maxwell
  • Steve Mandel
  • Steve Marek
 
Location: North 227ab

What if one evening, you accidentally videotape a horrific event…a murder? What if the only person who believes you happens to be the killer?

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
Location: North 227ab

“Give us your body, we’ll give you back control”

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
Location: North 225a

This panel is an overview and demonstration on how to create and apply practical special effects makeup and appliances. Scupting and casting techniques will be discussed and demonstrated followed by a Q & A session.

who'll be here
  • Robert Siracusa
 
Location: North 227ab

Spirits of the ForceSPECIAL 10-YEAR ANNIVERSARY SCREENING!!!

Join us for a special screening of this critically-acclaimed Star Wars fan film trilogy

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
Location: North 225a

Spirits of the ForceThe Arizona-based Star Wars fan film, "Spirits of the Force", had thousands of downloads when it hit the internet back in 2004! The film would soon have its big-screen debut at Phoenix Comicon 2005! 10 years after its release and a full trilogy later, the original cast reunites to discuss fan films and what it was like playing in the galaxy far, far away.

The Spirits of the Force Trilogy currently streams from its official website...

www.spiritsoftheforce.com

who'll be here
  • Brenda Cranson
  • Hal Semmens
  • Jessica Chup
  • Joel Cranson
  • Kevin Herrmann
  • Nathan Blaine
  • Webb Pickersgill
 

Steampunk Boba Fett presents his first short fan film combining the Star Wars and Steampunk worlds together. Following the film, he discusses the process of making the movie with a zero budget!

who'll be here
  • John Strangeway
 
Location: North 227c

Cast and crew will be talking cinema and screening their latest project, "Sum Of Its Parts", as well as bringing news on future Brick Cave Media projects

who'll be here
  • Brett Heffron
  • Charles LeSueur
  • J.A. Giunta
  • Jenn LaBuzz
  • Johnny Skinner
  • Ross Columbia
 
Location: North 227c

Have you ever wondered which "Hunting Trip" was Sam and Dean's favorite? Do you want to know the inner workings of the Winchesters, their friends and enemies (or "frienemies" as the case may be) alike? Then this is the perfect panel for you! Swing by to ask your favorite characters all the questions you've been dying to know the answers to.

who'll be here
  • AmaraSama (9 panelists)
  • Andi Mueller
  • One Piece Cafe
  • Tristen Mihaljevic
 
Location: North 225a

Awkward Conversation returns to the Phoenix Comicon for a LIVE podcast recording. This is your chance for YOU to put the hosts and members of the audience on the spot and the most awkward answer wins!

who'll be here
  • Anastasia Washington
  • Nathan Lichtman
 
Location: North 225a

Independent feature shot half in Arizona and half in California while facing the challenges of shooting an anthology. The entire process involving writing to production, from casting to post, will be discussed with the crew and cast.

who'll be here
  • Adam Montierth
  • Donovan Montierth
  • John Waldron
  • Jon Gries
  • Neil Mather
  • Rick Hoffman
 
Location: North 227c

Taking what he learned in making Mission: Irreparable, join Michael Doleshal (writer/director), and key cast members as they discuss GOOD and EVIL, with a behind the scenes look at the sequel Mission: Imposter.

While most cast members remained in the same parts from the first film one took on an entirely new character and one although dead, through flashback, had much more to do in the sequel!

Website: www.checkmeoutman.com

Jeff Dinsdale and mystery guestDamien Baldwin and Jeff DinsdaleNatalie BohlinMelanie JayneMitch Alcala

who'll be here
  • Damien Baldwin
  • Jeffrey Dinsdale
  • Melanie Jayne
  • Michael Doleshal
  • Mitch Alcala
  • Natalie Bohlin
 
Location: North 225a

Behind-the-scenes and Q & A from the Arizona-based web series

who'll be here
  • A.J. Romero
  • Alexis Johnson
  • Danielle Pajak
  • Eric Johnson
  • Katy Rector
  • Radcliff Misseri
 

A group of daredevil friends find themselves caught in a nightmarish game of “Truth Or Dare” with a psychotic fan. The directorial debut of scream queen, Jessica Cameron.

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 

Phoenix Comicon would be nothing without AMAZING volunteers! Come join some of our Volunteer Relations Team and learn more about the opportunities, benefits, and challenges of volunteering for Phoenix Comicon!

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
Location: North 225a

The local web series about the worst starship crew in the galaxy is becoming a movie! Join the cast and crew for an exclusive look at what's involved bringing the show to the big screen.

who'll be here
  • Adam Rini
  • Craig Curtis
  • Gabrielle Van Buren
  • Logan Blackwell
  • Nathan Blackwell
  • Nathan Stipes
 
Location: North 227c

Everyone has a favorite TMNT (if not all of them), let's find out why that is and even WHICH TMNT ARE YOU!?! Through a scientific approach and nostalgia, we'll discuss what turtle (and versions) were our favorites and just want made them tick.

who'll be here
  • Juan Kingsbury
 
Location: North 225a

Anna and Angelica are going to be filming the XX podcast live. Come on in and listen to the fun and randomness. You may even have a chance to ask them a few questions.

who'll be here
  • Angelica Dawn
 
Location: North 225a

Learn how to make a quality film on a tiny budget in this entertaining lecture and screening. Join Co-Executive Producers and Co-Stars Eric Schumacher (Agent Killjoy) and Robert Linden (Zhon); co-series director Tyrel Good (who also played series villain Agent Meyers); series writers Marty Ketola and Clif Campbell; series composer Peter Gorritz; caterer Ginger Ferguson and other members of the cast and crew of the widely critically acclaimed indie sci-fi series, "Zhon: The Alien Interviews" as they give a rare behind the scenes look and expose some of the secrets of how they accomplished a quality show, beloved by fans, with so few resources. More info about the show, including the entire series can be found at www.whoiszhon.com

who'll be here
  • Eric Schumacher
  • Ginger Ferguson
  • Robert Linden
  • Tyrel Good
 
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