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CreatureCon Orlando Events
from the May 2009 Show.

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Event Schedule for CreatureCon

Note: Event Times May be Changed without Notice. Please Check back to this Page for the Latest Updates*

Saturday, May 30

11:00 - The Interstellar Ooze's Infinite Trivia Challenge - Adult Version (Ages 13 & up)

12:00 - Costuming 101 Panel

1:00 - Costume Procession & Contest

2:00 - The Interstellar Ooze's Infinite Trivia Challenge - Kid's Version (Ages 12 & under)

3:00 - Independent Film Panel Discussion

4:00 - Joel Wynkoop, King of the B Movies!-- Q & A Panel

Sunday, May 31

11:00 - The Interstellar Ooze's Infinite Trivia Challenge - Adult Version (Ages 13 & up)

12:00 - Modeling and Photography for Cosplay Panel

1:00 - Costume Procession & Contest

2:00 - The Interstellar Ooze's Infinite Trivia Challenge - Kid's Version (Ages 12 & under)

3:00 - Costuming and Community Panel

3:30 - Kids' Art Contest Final Judging (Located in the Kids' art area, not at the stage)

First 100 VIP Tickets to Receive a CreatureCon Poster!

CreatureCon Poster by Shawn Surface

Courtesy of the talents of Artist Shawn Surface comes the inaugural CreatureCon Event Poster, and the first 100 VIP Advance Ticket Holders to purchase their tickets online before the show will receive a free copy! Featuring artwork of the Interstellar Ooze (or perhaps an Evil Cousin?) pre-dating his arrival on Earth, Shawn's poster art is certainly "to die for." For more information on purchasing two-day VIP Advance Tickets online, please click the ticket link above.
$1 Off Coupon for Guests in Costume!

Costume Coupon Link

Are you attending CreatureCon in a costume? If so, print this coupon and bring it to the show to receive $1 off the appropriate admission ticket. This discount is good for admission at the door the day of the show only, and guests must be in costume!

Costume Contest and Costuming Panels
Meredith Placko
and The Heroes Alliance

Heroes Alliance

Planning on coming to CreatureCon in costume? Want to build a costume and get involved in the costuming community? Here's a chance to have blast a CreatureCon! Both kids and adults will be able to compete in the CreatureCon Costume Contest hosted by Meredith Placko and judged by The Heroes Alliance. Also be certain to stop by their various panels on Costuming (see below) if you would like to learn more about involvement in this fun fan hobby or if you'd just like tips on beginning or perfecting that costume idea for the next convention or Halloween party. Further details on the Costume Contest will be announced soon!

Meredith Placko is an American costume designer, model, and entertainer. She has been creating her own costumes since 2000, even going so far as to earn a degree in Fashion Design and Marketing. When not working on and wearing her creations, you can find her teaching others how to create wonderful, wearable works of art. Outside of conventions, Meredith works behind the scenes as a field producer and writer, and a commercial voice over artist.

The Heroes Alliance is a not for profit organization that has been formed by a group of Super Hero Costumers who want to give back to the community through the costumes that they themselves make.  The Heroes Alliance originated in Tampa Florida and has expanded throughout the state of Florida as well as a few other states in the U.S.  The Heroes Alliance has done all sorts of community events, from helping local law enforcement with community events to visiting sick children in the hospital to help brighten their spirits.  The Heroes Alliance is here to help you.

Costuming 101 Panel
What goes in to creating a costume? Learn the basics from choosing a character and fabric selection to sewing down that last stitch. Everything you need to make an award-winning costume. *To be held at 12pm on Saturday.

Modeling and Photography for Cosplay Panel
Come and learn how to get the most out of your costume photo shoots! Photographer Chris Albritton will share his photo taking techniques, while models and photographers alike can learn how to pose and what to look for in a winning costume photograph from model Meredith Placko. *To be held at 12pm on Sunday.

Costuming and the Community Panel
In between conventions, find out how you can put your costumes to an even greater use. Charity work and superheroes go hand and hand - find out ways you can help your community while having fun in costume. *To be held at 3pm on Sunday.

Costume Procession!

Rebel Legion Banner

Are you attending CreatureCon in a costume? If so, join the Rebel Legion and the Heroes Alliance at 1pm on either Saturday or Sunday in a procession of costumed characters. After this fun, the costume contest for each day will immediately follow.

Remember, all Guests in Costume Receive $1 Off Admission at the Door with a CreatureCon Costume Coupon (Click Here)!
Kid's Art Contest!


Alright kids, get creative!. If you've not heard yet, CreatureCon will feature an ongoing art contest for kids in two age categories, Primary (Elementary) and Secondary (Middle and High School). The theme is to draw your own superhero! The sky isn't even the limit, so let your imagination go wild! Download and print the official form here on which you will draw your new super character. Entries in the contest will be accepted throughout the weekend up until 3:30pm on Sunday, at which time a panel of guest artists will judge the winners. Please include your contact information if you submit an entry and will not be present at the show at 3:30pm on Sunday. Winners will receive prizes, including "How to Draw Comics the Marvel Way" books, starter art kits, as well as "runner-up" prizes to be announced. Kids may draw at the show, or print the form now and get started early! 
Christian Slade Akbar


Creature Caricatures!

Bring Out Your Inner Creature!

Artists Christian Slade and Ray Richardson will bring a unique opportunity and lots of fun to CreatureCon guests, Creatureatures! (Say it three times fast!). Both skilled artists, guests may comission from them, on the spot, a part caricature, part creature portrait of themselves. Would you like to see yourself drawn as your favorite creature, be that vampire, radioactive dinosaur, or something more friendly such as Admiral Akbar here? Stop by Christian & Ray's booth and purchase something fun and quite unique.

Independent Filmaking!

Creature Productions

Creature Productions

Are you interested in telling stories visually, making your own movies, and meeting up with others who do? Well, learn more at Creature Productions' presentation on "Independent Film Making."  Presenters Nick Cuti, John Lewis, and Ashley Lewis will discuss the start of their company, what they do, how they make films, and how the YOU can get started! 

*To be held at 3pm on Saturday.
Joel D Wynkoop

Q & A Panel with
Joel D. Wynkoop
"King of the B Movies"

Joel Wynkoop has appeared in over 40 B movies and is still working in the business today.  His biggest movie to date is HERSCHELL GORDON LEWIS' newest movie, GRIM FAIRY TALE ( to be released this year.) where Wynkoop stars as Fred Finagler.  Wynkoop started in the business in 1984 with his first movie TWISTED ILLUSIONS which helped his partner Tim Ritter and himself secure ONE MILLION DOLLARS for the movie TRUTH OR DARE A CRITICAL MADNESS.  Wynkoop willtalkabouthowhegotintothebusiness, the pitfalls, distribution, financing, what it takes to make a movie for nothing, building a following, advice to other movie makers starting out in the business and about his movies in general.  A video of Wynkoop's work (TRUTH OR DARE, KILLING SPREE, DARK DIMENSIONS, LOST FAITH, DIRTY COP NO DONUT...the list goes on...) will accompany Wynkoop's talk opening the floor to any questions you would care to ask about the actor and his career.  Wynkoop will have a table with all his movies, T-Shirts, and wristbands available.  If you love movies, this is a panel you won't want to miss.

*To be held at 4pm on Saturday.

Interstellar Ooze's Infinite Trivia

The Interstellar Ooze's Infinite Trivia Challenge!

As CreatureCon's main creature, the Interstellar Ooze (well, part of him) has come from beyond the stars, and brought an infinite amount of trivia in his wake stretching across genres. The trivia games may not literally be infinite, (except when self-reciprocating in zero gravity), but they are known intergalactically as fun. Seriously folks, trivia games are planned for both kids and adults. Qualifying quizzes will be given prior to game times to determine the four players who will compete each round for prizes which are yet to be determined. So come strut your stuff at CreatureCon, that is, if you have infinite knowledge . . . . . . . . .

*Adult Trivia (ages 13 & up) to be held Saturday & Sunday at 11am.
*Kid's Trivia (ages 12 & under) to be held Saturday & Sunday at 2pm.

Saturday's Adult Game Categories Include:
Classic Marvel Comics 1960-1990,
Sword & Sorcery Film
Name that Creature
Sci-Fi Vehicle Identification

Saturday's Kids Game Categories Include:
Name that Creature
Name that Cartoon Character

Sunday's Adult Game Categories Include:
D.C. Comics Villain Identification
Sci-Fi & Fantasy Movie Poster Taglines
Star Wars “G Canon”
Name that Creature

Sunday's Kids Game Categories Include:
Name that Creature
Who’s That Hero?