Guest List 2018

 

Animator Michael Lapinski

Did you ever want to make your own cartoon? Did you know Nashville has its very own animation studio? Meet Michael Lapinski, director at Magnetic Dreams Studio and 20 year veteran of the animation industry.

Voice Actor Joe Loesch

Joe Loesch is an award winning Spoken Word Producer, voice actor, and author. He will be speaking on what it takes to become a voice actor and working from home. This introduction to voice-over session will give you the information you’ll need to decide if this business is for you!

 

 

 

 Cosplay Collective

Join the Cosplay Collective as they present on what it is to cosplay and all the basics that you need to know to get started.

 

Author Terry Maggert

 

Terry Maggert is a science fiction writer. He has published 12 books and has more on the way. When he is not writing, he is teaching history, growing tomatoes, and restoring his mustang. He lives just outside the Nashville area. He will be hosting a panel on how to get your work published and will be in the vendor room to sell his work and sign autographs.

 

 

 

Author Naomi Miller

Naomi Miller’s day is spent focusing on her writing, editing, and blogging about her experiences with writing. When she's not working diligently to finish the next book in her Sweet Shop Mystery series, Naomi tries to make time for attending workshops and writers conferences.

 

Author JC Morrows

JC Morrows is the bestselling author of the young adult dystopian series: Order of the MoonStone and the post-apocalyptic Frozen World series. A believer in sharing knowledge, JC is passionate about both stoking the creative fire in young minds and doing all she can to help authors of all experience levels excel. Come listen to her panel as she explores popular heroines in past, present and future fiction.

 

 

Film Editor Jacob Kindberg

Do you want to know what is needed to get into the film industry? Then come meet film editor Jacob Kindberg and learns the ins and outs of film editing.

 

 

Peter Stratton

Curious about a career in photography or modeling? Learn the ins and outs of taking pictures and modeling from Stratton Digital Video and Imaging.

 

 

White House Robotics

The White House High School Robotics team will have their robots on site for demonstrations and there may even be a robot battle!

 

White House Dulcimer Players

The White House Dulcimer Players will be hosting a special beginner’s dulcimer class at the con. We will have instruments and music for you to use, so all you need to do is bring yourself. No prior music skills are necessary and any age can participate.

 

Dancers Academy

Learn some hip hop and other dance moves from the Dancer's Academy teachers!

 

Master Lego Builder Sam Bell

Sam Bell is a master Lego builder and winner of different Lego building competitions. He will be the judge for our kids Lego building competition and have examples of his work on site for people to view.

 

 

Magician Eric Tyree

Kids and teens, be blown away as magician Eric Tyree performs tricks of illusions and wonders that are sure to amaze!

 

Fairy Godmother

Do you have a Fairy Godmother to help your dreams come true? If not, now is your chance to meet her and have a magical experience!

 

JJ the Bearded Dragon

Meet JJ and see what it is like to own and raise a real life bearded dragon!

 

 

Tashi the Reading Dog

Tashi is a certified therapy dog. Stop by and read a story to her. Not only will she love hearing the story, but will help build your children’s confidence as a reader.

 

 

Musician and Story Teller Lori Kissenger

Kids come listen to Lori’s musical stories and get to play with some of her unique sounding instruments!