Next WonderFest: June 4-5, 2016!
The Weekend AFTER Memorial Day!
2016 guest announcements!
With more to come...
From s-f to horror to dinosaurs, his year's lineup of guests has something for everyone.
UPDATED 3/27/16: For our 27th year, we're delighted to announce a fantastic group of guests, including:
- Gigi Edgley, actress and co-host of SyFy's Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge and known as Chiana on Farscape.
- Kirk Thatcher, a filmmaker and creature maker who also serves as a judge on Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge.
- William Malone, movie director, creature maker and long-time fan...who also owns the original Robbie and his car!
- Robert Welch, grandson of 'Wizard of MGM' visual effects guru A. Arnold "Buddy" Gillespie.
- Mark Schultz, artist, author and creator of the fan favorite dino comic Xenozoic Tales and all-around Good Lizard Man!
- Michael J. Ryan, Ph.D., Curator and Head of Vertebrate Paleontology at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History.
- Rick Catizione, animator and VFX artist whose work includes Creepshow 1 & 2 and the original Night of the Living Dead.
- Adam Johnson, co-author of his second book that gives a detailed look at the making of 2001 A Space Odyssey. Joining Adam will be Albert Ordway, son of the late Fred Ordway III, science advisor on 2001. He'll be available for discussion about his experiences with his father at the table on Saturday.
- Eric Chu, a designer-illustrator nicknamed the Cylon God for his incredible design on the retooled Battlestar Galactica.
- Ken Palkow, amazing prop-maker whose work was most recently on screen in Deadpool.
- John Eaves, designer-illustrator for Star Trek who is coming in fresh from designing Guardians of the Galaxy 2.
- Frank Dietz, artist and filmmaker here to premiere his new documentary Long Live The King-The Legacy Of Kong.
- William Stout, fan-favorite dino artist and music historian who is also responsible for our cool show t-shirt art!
- Cortlandt Hull, super fan and keeper of The Witch's Dungeon Classic Movie Museum, now celebrating its 50th year!
- Bill Diamond, master puppet creator and performer whose work has been seen in The Dark Crystal, among others.
- Mark Maddox, Rondo-winning artist whose work is in HorrorHound, Little Shoppe Of Horrors, Video Watchdog and many others.
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