The Dragon Con Independent Film Festival awards ceremony took place on Monday, September 1st. Clips were shown from each of three finalists in the categories of Action, Animated Comedy, Animated Fantasy, Animated Science Fiction, Animated Surrealism, Comedy, Dark Comedy, Documentary, Fan Film, Fantasy, Horror, Horror Comedy, Science Fiction, Thrillers, as well as Feature. The finalists, as well as the winners, are listed below. Best Animated Short and Best Short Film were chosen from the 1st place winners in the genre shorts categories. An Honorable Mention was given to a film that, due to particularly intense competition, did not place first in its category. The Spirit of Dragon Con was awarded to a film that embodied the overall essence of both the film festival and the convention. This was a juried competition.
Dragon Con Superheroes needs you – Walk to End Lupus Now on 4/26
Now you can show your support year-round! Dragon Con Superheroes is a community service project team created for our members, volunteers, and staff to expand our charity efforts each year. We want YOU to join us at the Walk to End Lupus Now on 4/26/14 at Piedmont Park. Join our team, raise money*, and make a real difference in the lives of those living with Lupus each day.
There are several ways you can do so:
1. WALKER: Join Team Dragon Con and walk with us! *In order to be considered a Dragon Con Superhero (and be entitled to the free t-shirt and exclusive party), walkers on Team Dragon Con must raise a minimum of $50.
2. VIRTUAL WALKER: Become a virtual walker and raise money* for Team Dragon Con. Join Team Dragon Con.
3. COSTUMED GREETER: Come out and cheer on the walkers as they cross the finish line by showing up in your best Superhero or other “Dragon Conesque” costume. Sign up for Finish Line duty here.
For more details: https://www.dragoncon.org/?q=superheroes
TO REGISTER: https://www.dragoncon.org/?q=Walk_To_End_Lupus_Superohero_Signup
ABOUT THE LUPUS FOUNDATION OF AMERICA The Lupus Foundation of America is the only national force devoted to solving the mystery of lupus while giving caring support to those who suffer from its brutal impact. Through a comprehensive program of research, education and advocacy the Lupus Foundation of America leads the fight to improve the quality of life for all people affected by lupus. Lupus is an unpredictable and potentially fatal autoimmune disease that affects 55,000 Georgians, mostly women aged 18-45, but also men, children and women of all ages.