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Saturday, May 31



Action Figure Customization
See exclusive figures and what goes into making them.

Get tips from the pros.

Ask them questions about their work.

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Jamie Sillof

Sillof's Workshop
My work has been featured online on blogs, websites, and online news services.  In newspapers at the local, national and international levels.  In  books and magazines nationally and world wide.   On television in local news, national news, cable, and overseas.   In independent... Read More →

Saturday May 31, 2014 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Room 140 Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis IN 46225



KickStarter - How to Be Successful
Many of our exhibitors, guests, and panelists have completed successful KickStarter campaigns. We'll bring together a panel of the most, and least, successful to talk about their experiences using KickStarter.

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Tom Bancroft

Tom Bancroft is a Disney animator from the Long Beach, California area who is best known for his creation of the Mulan character, Mushu. He stayed with Disney for about thirteen years, working on approximately nine features until he left in 2000. Since leaving Disney, Tom has been... Read More →
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Ragtag Studios

Ragtag Studio is an independent game development company founded in 2011. The team is comprised of friends and industry veterans, Matt Carter, Chris Cobb, and Shawn Halwes. After developing games together for more than a decade for studios such as Activision, Ion Storm, and Disney... Read More →

Saturday May 31, 2014 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Room 143-144 Indiana Convention Center
Sunday, June 1


Movie Critics Panel
A discussion with several movie critics in the Indianapolis area, where they discuss their process, background, experiences, and offer their expertise on the art and craft of film criticism. 

 Joe Shearer, The Film Yap
Christopher Lloyd, The Film Yap/The Current/Sarasota (Fla) newspapers
Richard Propes, The Independent Critic(.com)
Ed Johnson-Ott, Nuvo Newsweekly

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Joe Shearer

Movie critic, DVD reviewer, writer, commentator, The Film Yap
A film geek at heart, Joe Shearer ‘s love of cinema began in the drive-ins of Ft. Bragg, N.C., in the early 1980s, then Indianapolis theaters in the mid-to-late 80s, cutting his teeth on films like A Nightmare on Elm Street, Hellhole, and Chopping Mall, Brewster’s Millions, Red... Read More →

Sunday June 1, 2014 10:30am - 11:15am
Screening Room 242