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SCARE-A-CON 2018 at Turning Stone Schedule

*Schedule is tentative and subject to possible change.

 

SCARE-A-CON Film Festival Schedule – CLICK HERE

 

Friday, 10/26:

  • 10:00am – 5:00pm – Vendor Set-up
  • 5:00pm – Celebrity/Vendor Room Opens
  • 5:00pm – Panel discussions & Film Screenings begin
  • 9:00pm – Celebrity/Vendor Room Closes
  • 10:00pm – Exclusive Celebrity VIP Party  – VIP Admission Holders only – with live entertainment and open bar! The party has been extended an hour – UNTIL 1am!
  • 12:00am – Opening Night Social Gathering at The Gig

Saturday, 10/27:

  • 11:00am – Celebrity/Vendor Room Opens
  • 11:30am – Panel Discussions & Film Screenings begin
  • 7:00pm – Celebrity/Vendor Room Closes
  • 9:00pm – SCARE-A-CON Gigantic Halloween Bash – with live entertainment from POP ROX

Sunday, 10/28:

  • 11:00am – Celebrity/Vendor Room Opens
  • 11:30pm – Panel Discussions & Film Screenings begin
  • 1:00pm – Children’s Costume Contest (10 and under)
  • 3:00pm – Celebrity/Vendor Room Closes

 

Screenings, Panel Discussions, & more

(subject to change without notice)

 

** Please note: This schedule is just being compiled. Updates will be made daily **

 

Friday, 10/26

  • 5:00 pm – Convention Opens – VIP holders admitted first
  • 5:00 pm – SCARE-A-CON Film Festival Screenings (See Schedule)
  • 6:00 pm – The History of Horror – with David Skal – from the beginning of cinema, horror has been a dominant force
  • 7:00 pm – Tips for Successful Podcasting – with successful members of the podcast community
  • 7:00 pm – Film Making 101 – from indie to blockbuster – successful film makers who chat about their craft and the secret to being successful
  • 8:00 pm – Halloween & the Paranormal – paranormal investigators discussion how Halloween affects paranormal investigations
  • 8:00 pm – The best horror movies to watch on Halloween – with Jason Lively & David Naughton – a light discussion and Q&A with Jason & David
  • 9:00 pm – SPECIAL FILM PREMIERE SCREENINGNecropath produced by CAYO Industrial Horror Realm
  • 10:00 pm – SPECIAL FILM SCREENING – The ID with Amanda Wyss – A lonely woman caring for her domineering father is pushed to the brink when a figure from her past re-enters her life – will screen immediately following Necropath
  • 10:00 pm – Exclusive Celebrity VIP Party (VIP Admission holders only) – Mix & mingle with the SCARE-A-CON Celebrity guests at this party with open bar and live entertainment – MUST HAVE VIP ADMISSION – PARTY HAS BEEN EXTENDED! Until 1am! (cash bar after 12am)

Saturday, 10/27

  • 11:00 am – Convention opens – VIP holders admitted first
  • 11:00 am – SCARE-A-CON Film Festival Screenings (See Schedule)
  • 11:00 am – Ed Neal & The Texas Chain Saw Massacre – Ed chats about the making of this classic
  • 11:00 am – Metal Music in Horror
  • 12:00 pm – The Legacy of Frankenstein – On it’s 200th anniversary, Horror Historian David Skal examines Mary Shelly’s story that has been the inspiration for countless films
  • 12:00 pm – SPECIAL FILM SCREENING & DISCUSSION – Halloween (2007) – with the new addition to the franchise, this discussion will examine the impact of the original, its successors, and the reboot
  • 12:00 pm – PSYCHIC GALLERY READING with Rebecca Foster – this is a special ticketed event and is being held at an adjacent hotel. To participate get you ticket HERE
  • 1:00 pm – The “Nightmare” of Freddy Kruger – with Amanda Wyss, Ken Sagoes, & Lisa Zane – a discussion of the “Freddy Krueger” phenomenon, and what it’s like to be a part of it
  • 1:00 pm – Photo Ops – Check-in with photo booth by 12pm for details
  • 2:00 pm – Malcolm McDowell Q&A
  • 3:00 pm – Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood – with Lar Park Lincoln, Terry Kiser & Kevin Spirtas discussion about one of the best in the Friday the 13th series of films
  • 4:00 pm – Jeepers Creepers discussion – with Jonathan Breck & Meg Foster
  • 4:00 pm – Barbara Magnolfi & Suspiria Q&A – a chat about Barbara’s career, the new Suspiria being released and the cult following of the original
  • 5:00 pm – The Paranormal Activity Franchise – the standard in found footage scares – with Katie Featherston
  • 5:00 pm – Horror Fans Talk About Their Favorites – members of the horror podcast community engage in a discussion with audience members about favorite horror movies.
  • 5:00 pm – PSYCHIC GALLERY READING with Rebecca Foster – this is a special ticketed event and is being held at an adjacent hotel. To participate get you ticket HERE
  • 6:00 pm – Horror Podcasting – how this medium has become the dominant force in horror
  • 6:00 pm – SCARE-A-CON Adult Costume Contest – on the main stage – with prizes
  • 7:00 pm – SPECIAL FILM SCREENING – The Rocky Horror Picture Show Shadowcast – featuring the “Kids of Albany” shadowcast troupe. “Props” will be available for sale during the day and at the screening. You cannot bring your own props for this showing.
  • 10:00 pm – SCARE-A-CON Gigantic Halloween Party – in the Atrium- This is an all-out monstrously great time! Cash bar and live entertainment by POP ROX!

Sunday, 10/28

  • 11:00 am – Convention Opens – VIP holders admitted first
  • 11:00 am – SCARE-A-CON Film Festival Screenings (See Schedule)
  • 11:00 am – PSYCHIC GALLERY READING with Rebecca Foster – this is a special ticketed event and is being held at an adjacent hotel. To participate get you ticket HERE
  • 11:00 am – Horror Writing – who to write horror for mass consumption
  • 12:00 pm – Best movies to watch on Halloween – Robert Brian Wilson & Coutney Gains talk about their work & their recommendations for Halloween movie watching – this will be followed by screenings of Children of the Corn & Silent Night, Deadly Night
  • 12:00 pm – SPECIAL FILM SCREENING – Paranormal Activity – the movie & the reality – watch the original film and then discuss the subject with paranormal investigators
  • 1:00 pm – Children’s (under 10) Costume Contest – kids (10 & under) can join this costume contest and parade through the SCARE-A-CON convention hall. Prizes for winning costumes. (Children must be accompanied by an admission-holding adult)

 

More to come. This schedule is tentative and is subject to additions, deletions and other changes.

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