Contestant photos were posted on the boards near the contest registration table in the Hyatt in front of the Centennial Ballroom. Voting ended Sunday at 5PM, the only event decided by popular vote at the con:
The Dragon*Con Independent Short Film Festival awards ceremony took place on Monday, September 4th in Regency V (Hyatt). Clips were shown from each of three finalists in 13 categories (Animated Comedy, Animated Drama, Animated Fantasy, Animated Surrealism, Comedy, Dark Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Horror Comedy, Music Video, Science Fiction, Thriller) as well as the four features in the festival.
The 2011 Parsec awards were presented on Friday (9/3) at 4PM in Regency V (Hyatt), co-hosted by musician/podcaster George Hrab and author/podcaster Christiana Ellis, with musical entertainment provided by Marc Gunn. And the winners are:
Best in Show: Alan Burt as “Cuddles” Best Novice: Jeff Leininger as “Jumper” Best Journeymen: DC by Gaslight “Multiple DC Comic Characters” Best SciFi: Elizabeth Mckinnon and Steve McManusas “Velociraptor and Robert Muldoon” Humor: Alan, Wendi, and Jo Gratz as “Space Ghost, Brak, and Zorak” Best Fantasy: Carter Eastis as “Medieval Batman” Fuze & Movie: Lori Bair as “Black swan”… Read more →
Announcing the winners of the Comic Book Babes Costume Contest:
Presented by the Costuming Track, and emceed with deft dexterity and swash-buckling suaveness by Nicole Harsch and Mike Sakuta from Crossed Swords, the Friday Night Costuming contest was a resounding success. With all entrants displaying fantastic costumes, a few stood out as particularly exceptional.
Anyone casually strolling through the crowds has witnessed them: Costumes–bright ones, wild ones, exotic ones, cute ones, scary ones, and everything in between. Spaces in the crushing crowd are usually reserved for photographers to capture posing cosplayers in all their glory. Of course, this means the Hallway Costume Contest is a large, exciting event, where fans can both participate and… Read more →
On Sunday and Monday, the Hyatt ballrooms came alive with the raging metal sound of Robot Battles, the second-oldest robot competition in the world and a hearty way to stave off post-con depression. Remote-controlled creations sporting every attachment and decoration—from circular saws to dandelions—sparred for supremacy on a square platform that was much like a boxing ring without the ropes…. Read more →