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July 10-12, 2015
Radisson Hotel, High Point, NC 
www.con-gregate.com 

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Friday, July 10 • 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Puppetry In SF/Fantasy

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From Star Wars to Babylon 5, puppets and puppeteers have held a place in the genre.  How do puppets compare to CGI and what makes the puppet define a character?

 


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Cheralyn Lambeth

Media Arts Guest
Cheralyn Lambeth is a professional costume, prop, and puppet builder whose work includes feature films (The Muppet Christmas Carol, Evan Almighty, Leatherheads, The Hunger Games, Max), television (Dinosaurs!, Homeland), interactive properties (Paramount's Star Trek:  The Experience at the Las Vegas Hilton, Titanic:  The Movie on Tour) and books (Haunted Theaters of the Carolinas, The Well-Dressed Puppet... Read More →

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Mark MacDicken

Performing Artist
Professional entertainer for over 30 years, Mark MacDicken performs comedy magic as the eccentric wizard “Flabbergast.” As well as being an accomplished actor and comedy magician, Mark is also a top-notch puppeteer and balloon sculptor. Formerly known as Spiffy the Clown, he has performed at hundreds of family celebrations, as well as theme parks, fairs and festivals, company picnics, summer recreation programs, mall events, and on... Read More →
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Jennifer McCollom

Media Arts Guest
Professional make-up artist, Jennifer McCollom got her start in Theatre through both high school and college. She graduated from UNCG with a BA in Theatre and a minor in Physics. Her first professional film was Taking Liberty filmed in Winston-Salem, NC. Then it was on to local favorites Dead Inn and Last Lives.  Jennifer followed up her local work with a trip to LA to study at the Westmore Make-up Academy.  | | Her work on the smaller... Read More →
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Angela Pritchett

Media Arts Guest
Angela Pritchett is an author, costumer, YouTube Show Host, Actress, Makeup Artist and all around crazy person for all the stuff she juggles. | Her stories have been published in numerous anthologies and she has even written a cookbook (Shut Up and Eat! The Unofficial Doctor Who Series Ate Cookbook.) | She has worked on many films as an actress and special fx makeup artist including Plan 9 (the remake of the original Ed Wood film), The... Read More →
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Travis Surber

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Travis Surber is a self taught artist from Bassett,Va. From 2009 until 2014 he was the creator of the webcomic Hainted Holler which ran for over 800 strips. The gag-a-day strip centered around a group of Southern geeks and the weirdness they found in the small town they called home. After the strip ended Travis took several months off to focus on family and his day job. In January 2015 he launched All Purpose Nemesis, a site devoted to his new... Read More →


Friday July 10, 2015 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Queen Anne - Salon B,C,D
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