Next ‘Fest: June 2-3, 2018 | Crowne Plaza Louisville Hotel
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WHAT IS WONDERFEST?
A weekend of wonder in Louisville!
WonderFest is a weekend of hobby escape that’s held every Summer in Louisville, Kentucky USA!
Now in its 29th year, WonderFest features movie special effects guests, the largest model contest in the U.S. for sci-fi, horror & comics-related subjects, model and toy dealers galore, and seminars to entertain and improve hobbyists of all ages!
It’s always held at our mothership, the Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport Hotel, 830 Phillips Lane, Louisville, KY 40209.
MEET THE 2018 GUESTS
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Stop-Motion Fabricator, Special Effects Modelmaker
Actress: Battle Beyond the Stars, Howling II, Grindhouse
Actor: Martin, Dawn of the Dead, Creepshow
Sculptor & Creature Designer
Modelmaker & Visual Effects
Visual Effects Modelmaker, Author
Designer, Star Trek TMP, Voyager, DS9, Last Starfighter
Paleo Artist & Production Design, Return of the Living Dead
PLAN YOUR WEEKEND
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THE AMAZING MODEL CONTEST
Greatest in the World for Imaginative Modelers!
The WonderFest “Amazing” Model Contest is focused on all types of science-fiction, horror and comics models. It’s the biggest contest of its type in America, and it’s fun to look at even if you don’t build models yourself!
The contest is sponsored by Amazing Figure Modeler magazine, which is providing a special $300 award for the Most Amazing Figure!
With 743 entries in 2017, it took up the entire ballroom and featured some of the best modeling we’ve ever seen.
WEEKEND SCHEDULE (TENTATIVE)
JUNE 1-2-3, 2018
|1||DEALER ROOMS OPEN||10A-5P||Dealer A & B|
|2||HOW-TO DEMOS||11A-5P||Elliott, Franklin, Grant|
|3||GUEST TALKS||10A-4:30P||Theaters A & B|
|6||RONDO AWARDS||5P-7P||Theater A|
|7||CHILLER CINEMA LIVE||7P-11P||Theater B|
|8||Wicked WonderFest Hallway Cosplay Contest||1PM-5PM||Main Hallway|
|9||RobotWorks at WonderFest||9AM-5PM||Grant Room|