Special Events / Demonstrations Information

Special Events / Demonstrations Information

Since 2003, A-Kon has provided a space for fan exhibitions and performances which are best shown in an open area outside a regular panel room. Past demonstrations and special programs have included: LARP and boffer groups, martial arts demos, musical performances, and...
Titanesque Cosplay

Titanesque Cosplay

Sumner, Marissa, Heather and Caitlin are Titanesque Cosplay, Dallas’s premier group of super poor college students who make costumes. Over the last six years of our cosplay careers, we have created dozens of costumes with our self-taught sewing and crafting skills. We...
Hall Cosplay Contest rules for A-Kon 26

Hall Cosplay Contest rules for A-Kon 26

HALL COSPLAY CONTEST: Have a costume? Want a chance to have your costume’s craftsmanship judged in a contest without having to brave the beast that is the A-Kon Main Cosplay audience? Cursed with shyness or terrible stage fright? Then the Hall Cosplay Contest is...
Third Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference

Third Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the Third Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Dallas, TX, on 6 and 7 June 2015. Fandom for us includes all aspects of being a fan, ranging from being a passive audience member to producing one’s...
Patrick Owens, Gaming designer and more.

Patrick Owens, Gaming designer and more.

Patrick Owens has been working in the independent game industry for 7 years, acting as producer at Fractal Fox. Patrick started as an art intern on Ghostbusters: The Video Game when he was 17, and graduated from Full Sail University after studying game design. He then...