Conventions

Walker Stalker Convention

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I went to the first Walker Stalker Convention which is mainly a convention dedicated to the TV series The Walking Dead. I’m a fan of the show but my real desire to go to the convention, at least for one day (I ended up going on Sunday), was to meet two guests specifically. One of the greatest make up effects artists in the industry is Greg Nicotero of KNB Effects who not only supervises the effects of The Walking Dead, and is one of the executive producers, plus has directed several episodes, but has done the effects for so many films over the last 29 years. I have wanted to meet him for the longest time. He started out as a protege of the great Tom Savini. One of his first films assisting Tom was George Romero’s Day Of The Dead. I couldn’t pass the chance to meet him and […]

Conventions

Flashback Weekend And Wizard World Chicago

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Sorry for the lack of posts but things have been busy. But even then still no excuse so a couple of posts coming. In August I not only had a birthday but not one but two conventions in the same weekend. My main one was Flashback Weekend which is a horror film convention. Across the street from the hotel where it was at is the convention center which had Wizard World. I wasn’t originally going to go to Wizard World (mainly because it is really expensive) but they announced a guest that I could not say no to. One of my idols, Robert Rodriguez. So I went for him. Since I was going for him I figured I should get what I’ve also wanted for a long time now. A picture with the man himself, Stan Lee. Robert Rodriguez was just as amazing as I hoped he would be. He […]