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5 Cons documentary funded

The previously announced 5 Cons documentary has just hit its minimum funding goal, meaning it will be filming at Worldcon, Westercon, World Fantasy, ConQuesT, and Nova Albion Steampunk Exhibition. Nova Albion is first up, and in the meantime, the Indiegogo campaign has 31 days to meet its stretch goals.

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Convention documentary seeks crowd funding

5 Cons is a planned documentary series on convention culture spanning 5 conventions across the US and UK. It’s looking for $3500 in funding via Indiegogo, of which it has already raised $1200. The 5 conventions to be included are: LoneStarCon 3, the 2013 World Science Fiction Convention in San Antonio 2013 World Fantasy Convention […]

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World SF Travel Fund needs funds!

The World SF Travel Fund, which helps international professionals in science fiction, fantasy, and horror travel to major genre events, is looking to raise $3,000 to fund it for 2013 and 2014. In 2013, it would like to bring Hungarian-Vietnamese writer and translator Csilla Kleinheincz and Filipino writer Rochita Loenen-Ruiz to the World Fantasy Convention […]

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New fund for international convention attendance

The World SF Travel Fund is a little different from the traditional fan funds, but it has a similar goal: funding travel to allow for cultural exchange between far-flung fandoms. This fund will focus on bringing fans from developing countries to the major genre events. The first recipient is Philippine editor and fan writer Charles […]

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World Fantasy 2012 in Toronto

Locus is reporting that the 2012 World Fantasy Convention will be held in Toronto. Dates have not been given yet, but it is traditionally the last weekend in October or the first in November.

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2011 New Convention Dates Added

Jan 13th-16th, 2011 Magfest Alexandria, VA April 28th-May 1st, 2011 World Horror Austin, TX August 17th-21st, 2011 Renovation/ Worldcon Reno, NV October 27th-30th, 2011World Fantasy San Diego, CA

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Potlatch and Corflu both go to Sunnyvale

While neither site has been updated yet, reports from various directions say that both Potlatch and Corflu will have their 2011 conventions at the Domain Hotel in Sunnyvale, CA. Potlatch will be March 4-6; Corflu is reported as “early February”. With next year’s Westercon in San Jose, World Fantasy Convention in San Diego, and Worldcon […]

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Cons This Weekend 11/2-11/4, 2007

Iowa Icon Coralville, IA (Sf/Fantasy) X-Capecon Birch Run, MI (Comics) Janicon Jacksonville, FL (Anime) Ambercon NW Troutdale, OR (Gaming) World Fantasy Saratoga, NY (Fantasy) Ac-cubed Ottowa (Anime) Bay Area Slash con San Francisco, CA (Slash) Carnage on the MountainFairlee, VT (Gaming) Farscape FarewellBurbank, Ca (Farscape) Stargate con Seacuacus, NJ (Stargate) NovaconBentley, England (SF) Pentacon Ft […]

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