Upcoming Show: May 30-31, 2015!
The Weekend AFTER Memorial Day!
Welcome back Artist-Producer-Director-Writer-Actor Frank Dietz!
The Benevolent Monster returns!
1/18/15: It's a delight to welcome back the multi-talented Frank Dietz! He's a founding member of the Damn Dirty Geeks podcast, co-owner of Benevolent Monster Productions (with past guest Trish Geiger), and author/artist of the upcoming book Sketchy Things: The Art of Frank Dietz. The Beast Wishes documentary about Bob and Kathy Burns that he and Trish cooked up was fantastic...and now we can look forward to seeing...
Welcome cast & crew from a Star Trek webseries!
Plus a special screening of their latest episode, Mind Sifter!
1/18/15: Star Trek New Voyages: Phase II is an award-winning independent webseries that produces new episodes of Classic Star Trek. As a special treat, we've invited cast and crew from this excellent fan effort:
- Brandon Stacy - "Mr. Spock," Sat-Sun.
- Robert Withrow - "Admiral Withrow," Late afternoon Sat, Sun.
- Clay Sayre - "Kor", "Ferengi Commander," Sat-Sun.
- Dale Morton - "Dale Morton Studios," Makeup, sculpture, props, Sat-Sun.
- Jeff Barklage - Cinema-photographer "Mind-Sifter"
- Shawn Tabor - Assistant Property Master
On Sunday we'll have a special screening of their latest episode, Mind Sifter, followed by a panel discussion with the group.
Christmas guest announcement: Victoria Price!
She's a designer & author with a very famous dad!
12/22/14: Price and Karloff reunite at WonderFest, as Victoria Price, daughter of Vincent Price, joins Sara Karloff as we celebrate two legends of fantasy & horror cinema! Victoria is a designer, art consultant, author, and public speaker. She wrote the critically-acclaimed Vincent Price: A Daughter’s Biography in 1999. It's a real honor to welcome her to WonderFest!
Exciting Black Friday guest announcements.
We pulled some strings to get filmmaker Jamie Anderson!
11/28/14: Please welcome Jamie Anderson, who is coming in from England for his first WonderFest! Most WonderFesters know the name Gerry Anderson, creator of Thunderbirds, Supercar, Fireball XL-5, Space 1999 and Captain Scarlet. They are television adventure programs with a difference: Most starred marionettes and were filmed using brilliant miniatures.Sadly, Gerry died in 2012, but Jamie is using crowd-sourcing to develop some of his father's unproduced ideas, like Firestorm.
We're also welcoming back concept designer Eric Chu, who's working on Firestorm with Jamie and should have some great stories to tell..
And we're delighted that Kenny Palkow, the incredible master prop-maker, will be back as well. Kenny's been working on the new hit TV series The Flash!
These guests are joining previously announced Sara Karloff, Mark Cantrell, and Andy Pearson.
The Amazing Model Contest winners list is now online.
With a record 668 entries, 2014 was HUGE!
6/6/14: The full list of winners for the Amazing Model Contest at WonderFest 2014 is now up. Sponsored by Amazing Figure Modeler magazine, with special awards by more than a dozen other sponsors, the contest is always the centerpiece of WonderFest. It represents the best our hobby has to offer.
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