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Guests

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CAROLINE MUNRO

Actor

CANCELED

Caroline has an unexpected conflict and won't be able to join us the weekend. She will still appear at our in-person convention October 8-10, 2021.

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CHRIS WALAS

FX Artist/Director

Oscar™ winner Chris Walas created the special makeup effects for The Fly (1986) and Gremlins (1984), among many others

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MICK GARRIS

Writer/Director

Mick wrote the screenplay for Hocus Pocus and directed The Stand and The Shining TV miniseries, as well as Sleepwalkers

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LARRY BLAMIRE

Writer/Director/Actor

Larry wrote, directed, and starred in The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra and its sequel, as well as Trail of the Screaming Forehead and many others

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DAVID J. SCHOW

Author/Screenwriter

David wrote the screenplay for The Crow as well as The Outer Limits Companion, and many other novels and stories

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CHARLES DE LAUZIRIKA

Director

Charles has directed documentaries on the making of Aliens, Blade Runner, Die Another Day, and Gladiator, as well as many others

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DANIEL HORNE

Artist

Daniel has created horror and monster art for many clients and magazines like Screem, Monster Bash, Classic Monsters of the Movies, Monsters From The Vault, and many more

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JEFF THOMPSON

Author

Jeff is the author of three books on Dan Curtis, the producer of Dark Shadows, The Night Stalker, Trilogy of Terror and many more

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DACRE STOKER

Author

Dacre is the co-author of Dracul, Dracula: The Undead, and he's the Great-Grand-Nephew of Dracula creator Bram Stoker

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REBEKAH COX

Maker/Cosplayer

Rebekah is a maker of amazing costumes and fabrications, including the Robotrix from Fritz Lang's Metropolis

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EDWARD G. PETTIT

Writer/Researcher

Edward is the Sunstein Manager of Public Programs at The Rosenbach Museum, home of the Bram Stoker collection

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GARY GERANI

Writer

Gary is best known as the co-writer of the film Pumpkinhead, and the book Fantastic Television

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BRUCE SCIVALLY

Writer/Producer

Bruce co-wrote James Bond: The Legacy, and worked on many 007 featurettes and documentaries

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JAMES A. MOORE

Writer

James is the author of This Is Halloween, Gates of the Dead, Harvest Moon, and many more

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ARMAND MASTROIANNI

Director/Producer

Armand produced and directed episodes of the 1991 Dark Shadows series

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DR. REBA WISSNER

Writer

Reba is the author of A Dimension of Sound: Music in The Twilight Zone, and We Will Control All That You Hear: The Outer Limits and the Aural Imagination

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PANELISTS

Experts and Fans!

R.J. Haddy

Madeline Brumby

Dale Morton

Craig Beam

John McDonald

Rocko Jerome

Jim Adams

Matt Webb

Ted Haycraft

Mark Edlitz

Van Allen Plexico

Clinton Rawls

Jerrod Alberich

Bill Koenig

Bobby Nash

Sarah J. Sover

Ellie Raine

A.R. Cook

Kyle Mitchell

Derek Johnson

Sawyer Gosnell

Steve Bugg

Buddy Finethy

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LANA WOOD

Actor

Lana played Plenty O'Toole in the classic James Bond film, Diamonds Are Forever

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TRINA PARKS

Actor

Trina played Thumper in the classic James Bond film, Diamonds Are Forever

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SAM IRVIN

Director

Sam directed the classic Elvira's Haunted Hills and was a producer of Gods and Monsters

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DAVID J. SKAL

Author

David's books include Hollywood Gothic, The Monster Show, and his newest, Fright Favorites

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ANNE SERLING

Author

Anne is the author of As I Knew Him: My Dad, Rod Serling

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STEVE BEGG

FX Artist

Steve has been Special Effects Supervisor for the last three James Bond films, as well as many others

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MARC ZICREE

Writer/Producer/Director

Marc has written for Star Trek, Babylon 5, Space Command, and the indispensable The Twilight Zone Companion. He has directed and produced Space Command, and Sliders, as well as many others

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MARK MADDOX

Artist

Mark is a five-time Rondo Award winner that has created covers for magazines such as Screem, Horror Hound, Little Shoppe of Horrors, Infinity, and many others

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GRAHAM HUMPHREYS

Artist

Graham's art has appeared on bookcovers, posters, and DVD slipcases around the world. His book, Hung, Drawn, and Executed - The Horror Art of Graham Humphreys is available now

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J. E. BROWNING

Author

John's books include Dracula in Visual Media, Graphic Horror: Movie Monster Memories, and many more

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CHRIS TRICE

Modelmaker/FX Artist

Chris was senior modelmaker on Casino Royale, and has worked Doctor Who and Red Dwarf as well as many others

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ROBERT TINNELL

Writer/Director/Producer

Robert's films include Frankenstein and Me, Kids of the Round Table, and Surf Nazis Must Die

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JOHN CORK

Writer/Director/Producer

John has made documentaries and supplemental featurettes for many of the James Bond films, and co-wrote James Bond: The Legacy

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DANIEL GRIFFITH

Director/Producer

Daniel has created documentaries for the Blu-ray releases of The Twilight Zone, Robocop, The Fog, and many more

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TIM LUCAS

Writer/Publisher

Tim was the publisher of Video WatcHDog magazine, and the author of Mario Bava: All The Colors of the Dark, among others

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STEVE MITCHELL

Writer/Producer/Director

Steve was the co-writer of Chopping Mall, and produced and directed the Larry Cohen documentary, King Cohen

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MARK DAWIDZIAK

Writer

Mark is the author of Produced and Directed by Dan Curtis, The Night Stalker Companion and many more

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ALAN J. PORTER

Writer

Alan is the author of JAMES BOND: The History of the Illustrated 007, BATMAN: The Unofficial Collectors Guide, and more

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Our Mission

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