It’s getting to be that time again, Frocktalkers – ComicCon 2014 is almost upon us. This year, I am honored to be on a couple of panels sponsored by the Costume Designers Guild, and if you care to join us (and you SHOULD, because these panels are AWESOME), here is some more information! Long & short of it: Thursday at 5P, Friday at 1P, and Saturday at 11A, in room 23ABC – but read on!!
Costume Designers Guild: Costumes as a Career
Ever wanted to know what it takes to design costumes for some of the biggest TV shows and movies? I.A.T.S.E. Union Local 892 Costumer Designers Guild has put together a panel of experts to fill you in. Panelists include Kristin Burke, costume designer (Sleepy Hollow); Brigitta Romanov, assistant costume designer (Glee); Gina Dedomenico, costume illustrator (Godzilla); and Cate Adair (VP, Costume Designers Guild Local 892 Union), as well as Eddie Marks (Western Costume Company), Celia Sedwick Rogus (creative director, FIDM Film & TV Costume Design Advanced Study Program), and Shane Mahan (co-founder of Legacy Effects). Moderated by Chrisi Karvonides (UCLA-Theater Film & TV Costume Design Program department head, CDG Member). Thursday July 24, 2014 5:00pm – 6:00pm Room 23ABC.
Costume Designers Guild: Costume Illustration
The hottest costume illustrators of the day will talk about their latest blockbuster projects, the creative process, and what it’s like working with some of the top costume designers. Panelists include Alan Villaneuva (The Hunger Games: Mocking Jay Part 1 & 2), Constantine Sekeris (Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice), Christian Cordella (Captain America: The Winter Soldier), Phillip Boutte Jr. (X-Men: Days of Future Past), and Arianne Phillips (Kingsman: The Secret Service).
Friday July 25, 2014 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Costume Designers Guild: Costume Design
Get the inside scoop on designing costumes from the costume designers of some of the biggest blockbuster television series and movies. Panelists include Ann Foley (Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.), Lizz Wolf (The Expendables 3), Arianne Phillips (Kingsman: The Secret Service), Mary Vogt (Men In Black I, II & III) and Kristin Burke (Sleepy Hollow). Moderated by J. August Richards (Deathlok, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.).
Saturday July 26, 2014 11:00am – 12:00pm
After the panel, we will be at our autograph table in the autograph hall at 12:30pm AA02. Come by and meet us in person and get an autograph & some kind of SWAG souvenir!
ComicCon takes place at the San Diego Convention Center: 111 W. Harbor Dr., San Diego, CA 92101
My best advice is to take public transportation to the event – parking is an absolute bear. You can park your car at Old Town San Diego and catch the trolley right to the Convention Center. It is so much easier than trying to navigate all the pedestrian crowds, etc.
I will be tweeting live from the Con @frocktalk and I know that @CDGlocal892 will also be live-tweeting – even if you’re not able to be in San Diego, you can still experience it vicariously!
See you there, folks!!!