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Saturday, May 3
 

11:30am

Suzie Plakson Q&A
Suzie Plakson has performed as and actress and singer. On stage during her Q&A she will transform from herself into the Klingon K'Ehleyr (the wife of Worf on Star Trek NG) with the help of our returning master of makeup, John Paladin. Following her transformation, you'll be able to have your photo taken with her in makeup at our photo booths. Don't miss this opportunity!

*This is a Reserved Seating Event. Anyone wishing to use their reserved seat must be in their chair 5 minutes prior to this event. After that time, unclaimed reserved seats will be open to General Admission attendees. 

Speakers
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Suzie Plakson

Incredibly Versatile Actor and Singer
Suzie Plakson (born June 3, 1958) is an American actress, singer, writer and artist. Born in Buffalo, New York, she grew up in Kingston, Pennsylvania and went to college at Northwestern University. She began her career on the stage/theater, and played four characters opposite An... Read More →


Saturday May 3, 2014 11:30am - 1:00pm
Main Events

1:15pm

Tim Russ Q&A
On stage Q&A with Tim Russ (Tuvok of Star Trek Voyager)

*This is a Reserved Seating Event. Anyone wishing to use their reserved seat must be in their chair 5 minutes prior to this event. After that time, unclaimed reserved seats will be open to General Admission attendees.

Speakers
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Tim Russ

Actor/Director – Tuvok of Star Trek Voyager
Tim Russ of Star Trek Voyager fame will be appearing at StarFest to discuss Star Trek: Renegades, which he is currently editing as a pilot presentation for CBS Entertainment. The project (which was launched as a successful Kickstarter) has completed shooting and Tim hopes will soon... Read More →


Saturday May 3, 2014 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Main Events

3:45pm

Giancarlo Esposito Q&A
Join Giancarlo Esposito (Tom Neville of Revolution and Gus Fring of Breaking Bad) for a 45 minute Q&A session.

*This is a Reserved Seating Event. Anyone wishing to use their reserved seat must be in their chair 5 minutes prior to this event. After that time, unclaimed reserved seats will be open to General Admission attendees.  

Speakers
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Giancarlo Esposito

Actor, Director and Producer
Giancarlo is currently starring as Tom Neville on the TV series Revolution playing a very complicated individual – to say the least. On Breaking Bad he played Gus Fring the head of a New Mexico-based Meth drug ring and was the show’s primary bad guy. He received critical acclaim... Read More →


Saturday May 3, 2014 3:45pm - 4:30pm
Main Events

5:30pm

Amanda Tapping Q&A
Join Amanda Tapping (Colonal Samantha Carter of Stargate) for a 45 minute Q&A session.

*This is a Reserved Seating Event. Anyone wishing to use their reserved seat must be in their chair 5 minutes prior to this event. After that time, unclaimed reserved seats will be open to General Admission attendees.  

Speakers
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Amanda Tapping

Actor and Producer
Amanda is best known for her role of Captain / Major / Colonel Samantha Carter in the highly successful MGM television series Stargate SG-1 and her screen credits encompass many well known television series. Amanda is also a highly successful and respected director and executive... Read More →


Saturday May 3, 2014 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Main Events

10:00pm

Q&A with the Filmmakers, Cast and Crew -- Atom the Amazing Zombie Killer
Discussion of Atom the Amazing Zombie Killer

Saturday May 3, 2014 10:00pm - 11:00pm
SF Panel 1

10:15pm

 
Sunday, May 4
 

10:00am

Carnival of Souls -- Q&A to follow

The Orphaned Entertainment Podcast invites you to come and watch the creepy, psychological horror film, Carnival of Souls! First released in 1962 by a group of independent filmmakers in Lawrence, Kansas, Carnival of Souls is recognized today as a cult classic and an influence on the films of David Lynch and George A. Romero. Join us for a screening, then stick around to discuss the making of Carnival of Souls with Matt Jacobson, filmmaker and professor at the University of Kansas (who works at the studio where Carnival of Souls was produced).


Moderators
Sunday May 4, 2014 10:00am - 12:25pm
Horror Video

11:00am

Q&A and Autograph Session with James Ernest
Meet the mind behind such hits as Kill Doctor Lucky, Unexploded Cow and Lords of Vegas. Ask your questions concerning game play, design or the state of the gaming hobby.

Speakers
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James Ernest

American Game Designer and Juggler
James Ernest is best known as the owner and lead designer of Cheapass Games. Prior to founding Cheapass, he worked as a juggler at various venues,including Camlann Medieval Village,  and as a freelancer with Wizards of the Coast. He also worked for Carbonated Games.  In 2005, Paizo Publishing created Titanic Games with Ernest and Mike Selinker. Ernest’s... Read More →


Sunday May 4, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm
GameFest 1

11:45am

Convention Orientation
Moderators
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Kevin Atkins

Tech Support Manager, The Noerr Programs
Our beloved Master of Ceremonies, Kevin, has been with the convention for over 30 years, but he amazingly shows very little wear and tear. Kevin is famous for his corny internet jokes which he unleashes whenever there is a pause in the action onstage. Because we have bugged him so... Read More →

Sunday May 4, 2014 11:45am - 12:00pm
Main Events

1:15pm

Nichelle Nichols
Join Nichelle Nichols (Uhura of Star Trek) for a 45 minute Q&A session.

*This is a Reserved Seating Event. Anyone wishing to use their reserved seat must be in their chair 5 minutes prior to this event. After that time, unclaimed reserved seats will be open to General Admission attendees. 

Moderators
avatar for Kevin Atkins

Kevin Atkins

Tech Support Manager, The Noerr Programs
Our beloved Master of Ceremonies, Kevin, has been with the convention for over 30 years, but he amazingly shows very little wear and tear. Kevin is famous for his corny internet jokes which he unleashes whenever there is a pause in the action onstage. Because we have bugged him so... Read More →

Speakers
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Nichelle Nichols

Star Trek's Uhura
Nichelle Nichols is a rare American Icon. Playing the linguistically fluent communications officer on the Star Trek TV shows and movies, she blazed a trail for other black actors and actresses and broke stereotypes with her strong protrayal as a responsibly intelligent officer and... Read More →


Sunday May 4, 2014 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Main Events

3:15pm

Sam Witwer Q&A
Join Sam Witwer (Aidan the Vampire of Being Human), for a 45 minute Q&A.

*This is a Reserved Seating Event. Anyone wishing to use their reserved seat must be in their chair 5 minutes prior to this event. After that time, unclaimed reserved seats will be open to General Admission attendees.

Speakers
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Sam Witwer

Actor, Musician
Sam Witwer headlines the SyFy series, Being Human, the U.S. adaptation of the popular British television series. The darkly humorous, provocative drama stars Sam as the heroic, “Aidan”, a sensual and brooding vampire. His excellent work was noticed soon after the show’s premiere... Read More →


Sunday May 4, 2014 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Main Events

4:15pm

Billy Dee Williams Q&A
Billy Dee Williams, of Star Wars fame (Lando Calrissian), will be hosting a 45-minute Q&A session.

*This is a Reserved Seating Event. Anyone wishing to use their reserved seat must be in their chair 5 minutes prior to this event. After that time, unclaimed reserved seats will be open to General Admission attendees.

Speakers
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Billy Dee Williams

Actor, Dancer
William December “Billy Dee” Williams, Jr. (born April 6, 1937) is an American actor, artist, singer, and writer known for his work as a leading man in 1970s African-American cinema, in movies including Mahogany andLady Sings the Blues, and for playing the character of LandoCalrissian in... Read More →


Sunday May 4, 2014 4:15pm - 5:00pm
Main Events