Category: live events
ConTemporal is a steampunk convention in central North Carolina. This was it’s second year, so it’s a modestly-sized event. However it’s pretty dense with cool costumes, performances, and interesting vendors. The atmosphere is social and relaxed, which I really dug. I haven’t experienced much in the Steampunk community, but it makes sense that steampunk fans are pretty intellectual, creative, and able to present themselves formally – as that’s all part of the genre. I hope to make it to ConTemporal … Read the rest
Micah here. I had a wonderful time at Animazement, Raleigh NC’s own anime convention. To be honest I wasn’t sure about going, because despite having awesome attendees, AZ has fairly strict policies when it comes to film and video – which is what we enjoy doing. But I learned that some of my favorite convention buddies were coming into town – Kay from Elysiam Entertainment and Vash from League of Hot Geeks. I showed them the best places for … Read the rest
In early March, we were gearing up for the first outdoor action shoot of Mario Warfare when we realized it was going to rain and snow all weekend. A few of my friends were headed up to Katsucon (an anime / media convention near Washington DC) so Brian (Toad) and I decided to check it out. I’m glad we did, because it’s a pretty fun con!
The location and host hotel are very scenic, as seen in this photo by … Read the rest