Horror and Sci-Fi version of Comi-Con, who knew? “The Northeast’s premiere horror & sci-fi fan convention & film festival” is taking place in Verona, NY on September 12-15. It will be held at the Event Center of Turning Stone Resort & Casino. They are even having a film-makers networking mixer. You might want to check it out if you’re an aspiring horror film maker. They are having a film marathon, which you can also submit your film to be shown. They even have a psychic fair, if it interests you. Conveniently the 13th is a Friday! So they are having a Friday the 13th Dance Party, I’m not sure how much dancing Jason Voorhies does. They are also having a Zombie Party Bash. They are also having panel discussions on the topics below:
- Introduction to Film Making – how do you get started in the business?
- World War Z, The Walking Dead – Our fascination with zombies
- The Ultimate History of Horror Films – where did they start and why do we love them so…?
- Horror/Sci-Fi Heroes/Villains
- Zombies In Film/TV – An Evolution
- Paranormal Evidence – A Closer Look
- Paranormal Groups & Investigations
- Young Actors/Actresses in Horror Films
- Discover Your Pets’ Psychic Abilities
- Film Makers’ Panel
- TAPS/Ghost Hunters’ Britt Griffith Presents: Para 101 – Introduction to paranormal investigating
- Pop Culture Curses
- Female Vampires
- Halloween/Michael Myers Panel
- Friday the 13th/Jason Voorhees Panel
- UFOs in the Northeast
- Ghost Hunters
- Zombie Apocalypse Survival Guide
- Classic Monsters/Sci-fi Movies
- Horror Hosts
- ABCs of Comic Book Collecting
- Intro to Magic the Gathering
- Guitar Players’ Clinic
- Twilight Zone Presentation
- Horror/Sci-fi movies – What’s Next?
- Celebrity Q&As
- and many, many more!
Celebrities, yes they are having celebrities. Who you ask? Ace Frehley from Kiss, Linda Blair from “The Exorcist,” Ernie Hudson from “Ghostbusters,” Tony Todd “The Candyman” who has been in a lot of horror films, Kylie Szymanski who played Penny on “The Walking Dead” tv show, Jason Hawes from the tv show “Ghost Hunters,” and a lot more, click here if you want to check out the complete list.
If you’re close enough to attend, let me know how it was! Leave a comment!