The Parsec Awards honor SF and fantasy within the new frontiers of Portable Media. Podcast shows are nominated by fans, and finalists are chosen by a yearly steering committee. Those finalists are then voted on by an independent panel of judges. Awards are given in several categories ranging from content to audio quality and presented at Dragon*Con, hosted by the… Read more →
The Dragon*Con Independent Short Film Festival awards ceremony took place on Monday, September 7st. Clips were shown from each of three finalists in 14 categories (Animated Comedy, Animated Fantasy, Animated Science Fiction, Animated Short-Short, Action, Comedy, Dark Comedy, Documentary, Fantasy, Horror, Horror Comedy, Magic Realism, Science Fiction, Thrillers. Best Animated Short was chosen from the 1st place winners in the… Read more →
Best Overall Costume Chris Lee as “Apparition Abolishers” Best Journeyman Costume Harrison Krix, Mandie Reese, and Emily Keith as “Bioshock’s Big Daddy and Little Sister with Splicer” Best Novice Costume April Hall and Erin Johnson as “Undead Saloon Dancers” Best Master Costume Brian Burke as “The Dragon Rider” Best Animation Costume Alan and Jo Gratz as “Samurai Jack and Aku”
Children Honorable Mention Child Alex Clark (#4) Annie Ayers (#15) Maggie Ainsworth Darnell (#20) Holly Padgett (#24) Nina Emick (#67) Genevieve Dislets (#71) Wendi Gratz & Jo Gratz (#221) Michael John (#226) Leon Rimondi (#227) Ashleigh Murphy & Spy (#229) Corbin Duncan (#233) Taylor Kiss (#300) Dean Washington (#315) Mckenzie Chappell (#335) Joshua Boscher (#406) K.D. Boscher (#408) Lawson Wellborn… Read more →
And the winner is…Warrior Ariam (Lucy Maria Boydston), of Hixson, TN. [The Daily Dragon staff appreciates very much the subtle reminder received from Miss Klingon Empire 2008, Nej Vestai Le’nIvnav (Sonya Desilets), that the winner is really what the contest is all about. Torture by ‘oy’naQ painstick will not be necessary.] The Daily Dragon staff cowered behind red-shirts hired for… Read more →
Tad Beaty and Skip Faulkner shared a victory after over four hours of grueling play. Congratulations to Tad and Skip!
Best Youth Design Genna Desilets & Tara Tucker “MewMews: Ichigo & Minto” Best Novice Design Amanda Ayer “Garthim” Best Journeyman Design Ruth Suehle “Red Queen”
In 1998, Dragon*Con established the Julie Award presented annually in tribute to the legendary Julie Schwartz. The Julie Award is bestowed for universal achievement spanning multiple genres, selected each year for our esteemed panel of industry professionals.