Programming Changes

[Hy = Hyatt; M = Marriott; Hil = Hilton; S = Sheraton; W = Westin]


Guest Changes

The following previously confirmed presenters will not be able to attend Dragon Con 2013:

  • Amy Acker
  • Cassie Alexander
  • Stephen Amell
  • Kristin Bauer
  • Ginger Campbell
  • Adnan Chatriwala
  • Louis Ferreira
  • Ona Grauer
  • Mike Grell
  • Daxiong Guo
  • Laurie Holden
  • Lizbeth R. Jimenez
  • Sifu Kisu
  • Chelsea Monroe-Cassel
  • Zoie Palmer
  • Kalayna Price
  • Gene Wolfe

Additions

NEW PRESENTERS: Aidan Scanlan, Daniel Thomas May, David Gaider.

FRIDAY:

"Women's Roles in SF" Strong female characters are everywhere these days in genre work. What makes a good, strong female character? Presenters: Suzanne Church, Darlene Bolesny, Jennifer St. Giles. Fri 11:30AM, Embassy B-C (Hy).

“Billy Dee Williams” The coolest man in the universe, loved by millions as Lando Calrissian in the Star Wars universe! Fri 1PM, Centennial I (Hy).

Suzanne Church will be on "Science Fiction or Fantasy?" Fri 2:30PM, Embassy A-B (Hy).

"Venture Villainy 101" Everything you need to know about becoming a villain in the Venture universe! Fri 4PM, Dunwoody (Hy).

Daniel Thomas May will be on "Tony Lately" Fri 5:30PM, Regency V (Hy).

Mike Phirman will be on "FRED Entertainment Panel-Palooza-Extrava-Thingee-a-Doodle" Fri 5:30PM, Grand West (Hil).

Chris Pope will be on “You're the Publisher: Kickstarting Videogames” Fri 7PM, Grand Salon D (Hil).

“Killers & Corpses. Cinematic Thrillers from Korea to the U.S.” Our masters of darkness, murder, and perverse crime discuss their films, why their stories are filled with such lovely corruption, and if culture is an influence. Fri 7PM, Fairlie (Hy).

Ken Plume will be on "Quiz-O-Tron 2000" Fri 10PM, 204-207 (Hil).

Michael Gilkey will be on “Cryonics: 2013 Updates/Open Disc.” Fri 10PM, 202 (Hil).

SATURDAY:

"How To Start A Fancast" Are you passionate about a certain TV show (new or old) and interested in starting a podcast centered around it? If so, come hear from podcasters who've already done it. What approaches have worked and what pitfalls to avoid. Panelists include: Bill Meeks, Anne Marie DeSimone, Justin Robert Young, Kevin Bachelder, Darrell Darnell, Stephanie Smith, Les Howard. Sat 11:30AM, 203 (Hy).

“Reading: Suzanne Church” Sat 11:30AM, Edgewood (Hy).

Mike Phirman, Paul and Storm, and Molly Lewis will be on "How to Do Comedy Wrong the Right Way" Sat 2:30PM, International North (Hy).

Daniel Thomas May will be on "Walk with Me: The Walking Dead Cast Q&A" Sat 7PM, Peachtree Ballroom (W).

"Most Hated Movies" We've all seen them. The movies that Hollywood thought would make it big...but only made a great big mess! Fan based panel on movies we've hated, and enjoy hating. Sat 7PM, Fairlie (Hy).

Audrey Kearns, Brian D. Bradley, James Urbaniak, and Joseph Scrimshaw will be on "5 Truths and a Lie" Sat 8:30PM, Grand Ballroom West (Hil).

"Dragon Age: Behind the Scenes" Make your mark on the Dragon Age! BioWare's beloved fantasy RPG will continue next fall, and the DA: Inquisition Team is here! Presenters: David Gaider, Aidan Scanlan. Sat 8:30PM, Grand Salon D (Hil).

“The Gekkos in Concert” Sat 8:30PM, International North (Hy).

"Lessons in Indie Filmmaking" The master of Troma presents lessons on screen writing and producing, indie-style. Guest: Lloyd Kaufman. Sat 8:30PM, Fairlie (Hy).

"Nightbreed: The Cabal Cut - Q&A and Signing" A Q&A on Clive Barker's masterpiece of dark fantasy newly cut with a signing at the end. Presenters: Doug Bradley, Russell Cherrington, Chris McCorkindale, Michael Plumides, Craig Sheffer, Nicholas Vince. Sat 10PM, Atlanta Ballroom (W).

SUNDAY:

Curtis Eller's American Circus will be on “Dragon Con Burlesque: A Glamour Geek Revue” Sun 12AM, Regency VI-VII (Hyatt).

"Reading: Katherine Kurtz" Sun 10AM, Roswell (Hy).

Kevin J. Anderson and Rebecca Moesta will be signing autographs Sun 10AM, International South (M).

Aaron Poole will be on "Brit Pop" Sun 11:30AM, Macon (S).

Daniel Logan and Matthew Wood will be on “SW Costume Contest” Sun 1PM Imperial Ballroom (M).

Aaron Poole, Joseph Scrimshaw, Molly Lewis, and Paul and Storm will be on "FRED Entertainment Presents Yet Another Panel About Dr. Who" Sun 2:30PM, A601-602 (M).

“Billy Dee Williams” The coolest man in the universe, loved by millions as Lando Calrissian in the Star Wars universe! Sun 4PM, Imperial Ballroom (M).

Georges Jeanty will be on “Buffy Season 9/Angel and Faith” Sun 4PM, International D-E (W).

Malcolm McDowell will be on "Voice Acting from the Pros" Sun 5:30PM, Imperial Ballroom (M).

"SparkFun Workshop" SparkFun will be bringing Maker Kits and holding a hands-on DIY workshop. Anyone can attend, and there is no fee. Sun 7PM, Savannah 1-3 (S).

"Sex in Videogames" A return of last year's eye-opening discussion of gender and sexuality in videogames. Presenter: David Gaider. Sun 8:30PM, Grand Salon D (Hil).

MONDAY:

NEW Todd McCaffrey will be signing autographs on Mon 12PM, International South (M).

David Gaider will be on "Writing for Videogames" Mon 1PM, Grand Salon D (Hil).

Brian Green will be on "Game Jams: How to Make a Game in 48 Hours" Mon 2:30PM, 201 (Hil).

"Closing Ceremonies" The end to another fabulous Dragon Con! Chairman, Pat Henry, gives his closing remarks and shares photos from this year's convention. Mon 4PM, Regency V (Hy).


Cancellations

THURSDAY:

"Ben Radford Scientific Investigation Workshop" Thu 7PM, 311-312 (Hil).

FRIDAY:

Kristin Bauer will not be on "True Blood" Fri 10AM, Centennial II-III (Hy).

Amy Acker will not be on "Whedonverse Guest Panel" Fri 11:30AM, Peachtree Ballroom A-F (W).

Adnan Chatriwala will not be on “MMO Design 101” Fri 1PM, Grand Salon D (Hil).

Gene Wolfe will not be on "High Concept" Fri 1PM, Embassy A-B (Hy).

Louis Ferreria will not be on "Stargate Summit" Fri 1PM, Peachtree Ballroom A-F (W).

Chelsea Monroe-Cassel will not be on "The Author's Appendix" Fri 2:30PM, Embassy C (Hy).

"Avatar the Last Airbender" Fri 4PM, Dunwoody (Hy).

Billy Dee Williams will not be on “Meet the Guests of Star Wars” Fri 4PM, Regency VI-VII (Hy).

Chad Coleman, Emily Kinney, and Steven Yeun will not be on "Them and Us: The Walking Dead Cast Q&A" Fri 4PM, Peachtree Ballroom (W).

Laurie Holden will not be on “Them and Us: The Walking Dead Cast Q&A” Fri 4PM, Peachtree Ballroom A-F (W).

Laura Vandervoort will not be on "Smallville: The Power Players" Fri 4PM, Imperial Ballroom (M).

Ona Grauer will not be on "Tony Lately" Fri 5:30PM, Regency V (Hy).

Kalayna Price will not be on “Magic and Mayhem: Witches in Urban Fantasy” Fri 7PM, International B-C (W).

SATURDAY:

“Greetings from Storybrooke & Fancast Roundtable” Sat 11:30AM, 203 (Hy).

Kalayna Price will not be on “Second Nature: Werewolves and Shifters in Urban Fantasy” Sat 11:30AM, International B-C (W).

Laurie Holden will not be on “Which Walking Dead is Best?” Sat 1PM, Grand Ballroom West (Hil).

Amy Acker will not be on "Guests of the Whedonverse" Sat 2:30PM, Peachtree Ballroom A-F (W).

"A Conversation with Stephen Amell" Sat 2:30PM, Grand Ballroom A-F (S).

John DiMaggio and Olivia Olson will not be on "Voice Acting and the Younger Generation" Sat 2:30PM, Grand Ballroom East (Hil).

Laura Layne Tyler will not be signing autographs Sat 2:30PM, International South (M).

“A Brush with Destiny” Sat 2:30PM, Atlanta Ballroom (W).

Kristin Bauer will not be on "True Blood" Sat 4PM, Atrium Ballroom (M).

“BioShock Infinite: Behind the Scenes” Sat 5:30PM, Grand Salon D (Hil).

Chelsea Monroe-Cassel will not be signing autographs Sat 5:30PM, International South (M).

Gene Wolfe will not be on "New York Times Bestselling Authors" Sat 5:30PM, Centennial I (Hy).

Zoie Palmer will not be on “Lost Girl” Sat 5:30PM, Centennial II-III (Hy).

IronE Singleton and Michael Rooker will not be on "Walk with Me: The Walking Dead Cast Q&A" Sat 7PM, Peachtree Ballroom (W).

Kalayna Price will not be on “Supernatural Playlist: Music in Urban Fantasy” Sat 8:30PM, International B-C (W).

Gene Wolfe will not be on "Dyin' Laughin" Sat 10PM, Embassy D-F (Hy).

Kalayna Price will not be on “City of Dreadful Night: World-building in Urban Fantasy” Sat 10PM, International B-C (W).

“The Quantifiable Benefit of Firebrand Atheism” Sat 10PM, 204–207 (Hil).

SUNDAY:

Adnan Chatriwala will not be on “Join the Video Game Industry!” Sun 10AM, Grand Salon D (Hil).

Kristin Bauer will not be on "True Blood" Sun 10AM, Atrium Ballroom (M).

"Operation Anime Storm" Sun 10AM, Courtland (Hy).

"Reading: Sonia Gensler" Sun 10AM, University (Hy).

Zoie Palmer will not be on “Lost Girl” Sun 11:30AM, Peachtree Ballroom A-F (W).

Amy Acker will not be on "Dollhouse Panel" Sun 1PM, Peachtree Ballroom A-F (W).

Chelsea Monroe-Cassel will not be on "The Women of Westeros" Sun 1PM, Embassy C (Hy).

Stephen Amell will not be on "Arrow: Bulleye!" Sun 1PM, Atrium Ballroom (M).

Laurie Holden will not be on “All That Matters: The Walking Dead Cast” Sun 5:30PM, Peachtree Ballroom A-F (W).

"An Hour with Gene Wolfe" Sun 2:30PM, Embassy A-B (Hy).

Louis Ferreria and Ona Grauer will not be on "When Stargate Worlds Collide" Sun 2:30PM, Centennial II-III (Hy).

Daniel Logan and Matthew Wood will not be on “Meet the Stars of Star Wars” Sun 4PM, Imperial Ballroom (M).

Kalayna Price will not be on “Beyond Grimm and Campbell: Folklore, Fairy Tales, and Mythology in Urban Fantasy” Sun 5:30PM, International B-C (W).

Sylvester McCoy will not be on "Gonzo Quiz Show IV: The Quest for Quiz" Sun 8:30PM, Regency VI-VII (Hy).

MONDAY:

Amy Acker will not be on "Whedonverse Guest Panel" Mon 11:30AM, Peachtree Ballroom A-F (W).

Kathleen O'Shea David will not be on "The Sci-Fi Janitors Present: The Late Night Puppet Slam" Mon 12AM, Regency VI—VII (Hy).

Gene Wolfe will not be on "Characters Who People Your Books" Mon 10AM, Embassy A-B (Hy).

Louis Ferreria, Ona Grauer, and Teryl Rothery will not be on "5th Annual Hangover Panel!!" Mon 10AM, Peachtree Ballroom A-F (W).

Stephen Amell will not be on "Arrow: Vigilante Justice" Mon 10AM, Atrium Ballroom (M).

Zoie Palmer will not be on “Lost Girl” Mon 11:30AM, Atlanta Ballroom (W).

Kalayna Price will not be on “The Fae: Friend of Foe?” Mon 1PM, International B-C (W).

Laurie Holden will not be on “It is Finished: The Walking Dead Cast Q&A” Mon 1PM, Peachtree Ballroom A-F (W).

"Beyond Dress Up: Costuming as a Lifestyle" Mon 2:30PM, M103-M105 (M).

NEW “The Horror Will Be Televised” Mon 2:30PM, Roswell 1-2 (W).


Updates

FRIDAY:

“The Gekkos in Concert” moved from Fri 11:30PM to Sat 1AM, International North (Hy).

SATURDAY:

"Nightbreed: The Cabal Cut" moved from Sat 8:30PM, Atlanta Ballroom (W) to Sat 11:30PM, Peachtree Ballroom (W) (Mature Audiences Only).

“The Lost Boys in Concert” moved from Sat 1AM to Fri 11:30PM, International North (Hy).

“The Blibbering Humdingers Concert” moved from Sat 8:30PM, International North (Hy) to Sat 7PM, Baker 138 (Hy).

SUNDAY:

"Ben Radford Scientific Investigation Workshop" Sun 10AM, moved from 311-312 (Hil) to Vinings (Hy).


Corrections

Richard and Wendy Pini will be at booth #1108, not #1207, in the Exhibitors Room.

SATURDAY:

"Rainbow Flag Party" will be Sat 10PM not 9PM, Atlanta Ballroom (S).

SUNDAY:

"The Kings of Cosplay Comedy with Chris Gore" Sun 8:30PM, Grand Ballroom West (Hil) will be 2.5 hours long.


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