Hyatt Regency O'hareJuly 7 - 9, 2017

Basic FX Makeup
Join SuperKayce in a panel that will cover basic FX makeup and some minor special effects! Let’s walk through bodypaint, glues, and prosthetics! Wolfe FX, Mehron, Spirit gum, Pros Aide, Scarring liquid, etc! Bring your questions and get some answers!
Worbla 101 (p)
What is Worbla? Where do you find it? What’s it used for? Come join SuperKayce and learn more about this amazing useful crafting material!
Anime Trivia
Calling all Anime fans! Join SuperKayce as teams made from audience members battle it out in this epic trivia event! Questions could cover anything….Dragon Ball Z, Fairy Tail, Naruto, etc! There will be tons of fun and even more laughs! So come test your skills and win some prizes along the way!
Seven Deadly Sins Discussion
Join SuperKayce and friends to discuss the Netflix Original show Seven Deadly Sins! Let’s discuss the magical abilities, weapons, and yes the perviness! This is a fan panel hosted by true fans!
Music for Games and Anime with Mason Lieberman
An in-depth break down of the recording industry and how music for gaming and anime is produced, with Mason Lieberman using his own personal experiences used as examples.
Audio Production with Mason Lieberman
Join us at this Q/A panel about music and anime, and experience a live demo of a guitar solo being recorded to a new upcoming anime track being currently worked on.
Anime Voice Acting Adventures
Learn from FUNimation voice actress Morgan Berry and see what it takes to become a voice actor in the anime and video game industry!
Steampunk As Metaphor
Samantha Stephenson, singer and percussionist of the globetrotting Steampunk Folk Cabaret duo Frenchy and the Punk, will be conducting a panel on reinventing your life Steampunk-style. Samantha has been touring with Frenchy and the Punk for the past 10 years. Her path to her present life was not a direct one. She not only has experience in the world of dance; having studied dance since the age of 4, exercise training; as a certified aerobics instructor, the healing arts; as a certified Polarity Therapy practitioner and the visual arts but once led a life in the corporate realm after earning her Masters in Business Administration. Her journey has taken many twists and turns and she understands full well the meaning of transforming your life and finding the courage to walk your true path. Through principles of energy work, creative visualization and discussion, join this exploration on how what attracted you to Steampunk can be used as a metaphor for your life. Explore the possibility of taking a more active role in shaping and reinventing your present by tuning into what you always wanted your life to be and what you envision it could be in the future.
Sunday Solo Performance by Scott Helland
Scott Helland creates melodic, euphoric guitar instrumentals rooted in the realms of folk, punk, alternative and world. His eclectic musical past, keen melodic sense, live looping technique and tasteful use of guitar effects creates a compelling soundscape. Armed with his trademark Godin Multiac guitar, Helland has created a musical world of his own influenced by punk rock, spanish and gypsy guitar styles. Infectious melodies weave around his looped rhythms and straight forward beats. The songs are short, fun, and to the point with tuneful acoustic guitar lines as the sonic focus. “Helland is yet another accomplished ex-punk who has made the striking transition to atmospheric soundtracks.” Jack Rabid, BigTakeOver Magazine. Currently he is the guitarist and co-founder of the internationally touring New York based duo, Frenchy and the Punk, a popular attraction in the indie cabaret, steampunk and faerie festival scenes with singer Samantha Stephenson. In the eighties he was also a member of the infamous Western MA hardcore punk bands Deep Wound, (which included Dinosaur Jr’s J Mascis and Lou Barlow,) and Outpatients. He has been writing, recording and performing music since his early teens. He has over 25 recordings out including 7 solo CDs. Helland also released his art book Feast, a collection of over 50 pen and ink drawings in 2015. His upcoming CD, Never End the Rocket Century' will be released in April 2017. Visit Scott Helland at scotthelland.com “Scott Helland is a commanding acoustic guitarist, creating stimulating, passionate instrumentals that may cause little flowers to bloom in your heart” Chronogram Magazine.
Friday Solo Performance with Scott Helland
Scott Helland creates melodic, euphoric guitar instrumentals rooted in the realms of folk, punk, alternative and world. His eclectic musical past, keen melodic sense, live looping technique and tasteful use of guitar effects creates a compelling soundscape. Armed with his trademark Godin Multiac guitar, Helland has created a musical world of his own influenced by punk rock, spanish and gypsy guitar styles. Infectious melodies weave around his looped rhythms and straight forward beats. The songs are short, fun, and to the point with tuneful acoustic guitar lines as the sonic focus. “Helland is yet another accomplished ex-punk who has made the striking transition to atmospheric soundtracks.” Jack Rabid, BigTakeOver Magazine. Currently he is the guitarist and co-founder of the internationally touring New York based duo, Frenchy and the Punk, a popular attraction in the indie cabaret, steampunk and faerie festival scenes with singer Samantha Stephenson. In the eighties he was also a member of the infamous Western MA hardcore punk bands Deep Wound, (which included Dinosaur Jr’s J Mascis and Lou Barlow,) and Outpatients. He has been writing, recording and performing music since his early teens. He has over 25 recordings out including 7 solo CDs. Helland also released his art book Feast, a collection of over 50 pen and ink drawings in 2015. His upcoming CD, Never End the Rocket Century' will be released in April 2017. Visit Scott Helland at scotthelland.com “Scott Helland is a commanding acoustic guitarist, creating stimulating, passionate instrumentals that may cause little flowers to bloom in your heart” Chronogram Magazine.
Lupin the Third Bloopers
This 18+ panel is packed with fun and laughter. Catch a glimpse of the twisted minds that frolic in the world of bloopers and Lupin the Third! Fun fan favorite!!
Everything you ever wanted to know about Voice Acting!
This Voice Actor's Panel and Workshop details everything you ever wanted to know about voice acting. It was developed for people who have always wanted to be a voice actor, but did not know how it works in the studio, or how to break into the business. The class is taught by our special guests Lex Lang and Sandy Fox, Hollywood voice actors, writers and directors. There may even be a few special guests joining along for the fun! The panel encompasses everything about voice acting. The difference between commercials, TV promos, Walla for live action film and TV, mainstream animation and the intricate technique of Anime and dubbing. And many lucky attendees will get time on the mic and get to see their performance on the big screen! Don't miss this one! This will be standing room only.
Zen and the Art of Meditation with Lex Lang and Sandy Fox
An intro to how to easily begin a meditation practice, lead by Lex Lang and Sandy Fox.
Creating Webcomics
Join veteran author and artist Krazy Krow (creator of Spinnerette, Krakow and Marilith) for an interactive discussion on the ins and outs of creating webcomics. An active creator since 2000, Krow will take you on a trip down webcomics memory lane!
KickStart your Art!
Crowdfunding has impacted comic publishing in a HUGE way! KickStarter is the leader of this particular pack, but... how does it work? Join KickStarter vets Songbird and Krazy Krow from the webcomic Spinnerette as they discuss their successes (over $100k raised!) and nearly disastrous mistakes (overseas shipping costs!!)
The world of Spinnerette!
Join Spinnerette author Krazy Krow for an insiders' peek at the world of Ohio's Number Three Superhero! Learn the ins and outs of collaborating with artists, the inspiration behind the comic, maybe even hear a few convention horror stories! Plus: Why does Tiger hate Canadians? What's up with Bottom Lefty? Is Evil Spinnerette really gone? All this and more at the World of Spinnerette panel!