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GTA Comic Con Panel Schedule

by on March 11, 2015
 

As you may know, this year at GTA Comic Con, members of Geek Chic Elite have helped put together some great panels for your entertainment! There are a lot of fantastic things going on during the convention on April 12, but make sure you stop in and check out a Q & A session with one of the guests, learn how to build cosplay, do your makeup and much more. See our schedule below for full panel information, and don’t forget there is also a Magic tournament, wrestling, live music, Fandom Musicals and even an after-party so there will be lots to do and see!

ROOM ONE

 

PANEL

DESCRIPTION

TIME

Posing in Cosplay: How to get Photos that Don’t Suck

Shy in front of the camera? Never sure what you should do when someone asks for a photo? Tired of coming home from con and hating every picture of yourself you find? Drop by to learn tips and tricks on how to pose for any costume and any situation and gain some insight on how to beat those self image blahs, all hosted by a longtime pro photographer and cosplayer Elemental Photography

10:30 – 12:00

The Lost Boys: For the Love of the Build

Come chat and ask questions to the Lost Boys group; cosplay builders who take a no fear, no bull**** approach to building all things cosplay

     12:15 – 1:15

Q & A Session with Chris Harrelson and Amber Dawn Fox

Walking Dead castmates Chris Harrelson and Amber Dawn Fox answer fan questions and talk about their experiences on set of the most popular show on cable television


1:30 – 2:30

Q & A Session with Zach Galligan

 

Gremlins star Zach Galligan joins moderator Drew Comerford to answer questions from fans

2:45 – 3:45

ROOM TWO

 

PANEL

DESCRIPTION

TIME

Crash Course for Novice Creatives

Join the team at TYL United as they share their tips and tricks for novice creatives; from illustration to comic books, to crafts and board games!

10:30 – 11:30

Careers in Super Villainy!

Ever wondered what it would be like to work for a menacing overlord, dark wizard, or evil genius? Come find out! This panel will be hosted by none other than Toronto’s greatest super villain Dr. Holocaust. Learn about the difference between minions and henchmen. Discover all the kinds of minions that exist. Find out if being part of an evil organization is for you!

11:45 – 12:45

A Community Divided: Bullying Within the Cosplay Community and How to Solve the Problem

Bullying, gatekeeping, harassment: We might all be just ‘geeks in costume’ but there are serious issues within our community that we need to not only acknowledge but also tackle and work together to fix. Join us to discuss the roots of these issues: sexism, racism, transphobia and homophobia within the community and conventions at large, and how to do what you can to help stop it. We’ll also discuss how to handle bullying in all forms when it’s aimed at yourself and your friends, and how to build a supportive community around you.

1:00 – 2:00

Cosplay Makeup 101

So you’ve heard makeup is important, but haven’t got a clue where to start? Looking for tips and tricks to perfect your crossplay, buy on a budget, or getting your contouring just right? Have a costume that’s going to require SFX makeup and want to avoid staining the hotel blue? Join us for a full discussion on what you need to help your makeup match your costume so you can look great in person (and on camera) without breaking the bank. Hosted by members of Cosplay for a Cure.

2:15 – 3:15

 

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