A-Kon 26 welcomes Jim O’Rear

A-Kon 26 welcomes Jim O’Rear

Jim O’Rear has been involved in the entertainment industry for over thirty years, beginning his career on tour as The Youngest Professional Magician and quickly transitioning into the world of film and television. Trained in New York at The American Academy Of...
A-Kon 26 Cosplay Competition Rules and Guidelines

A-Kon 26 Cosplay Competition Rules and Guidelines

Signups for the A-Kon 26 Saturday Night Cosplay contest will begin on March 1, 2015. Section I: Contest Rules Eligibility: You must have a valid A-Kon badge in order to participate. Entrants 13 and under must have their parents’ permission to enter, and must be...
Meet Ocarinist Cris Gale at A-Kon 26

Meet Ocarinist Cris Gale at A-Kon 26

Cris Gale is foremost an ocarinist, but is also an ocarina designer, teacher, and popularist. Originally trained as a flutist, Cris changed her primary instrument to the ocarina in 1999. Through her deep appreciation for Koji Kondo’s music from The Legend of...
Meet Voice Actor and Artist Kristen McGuire at A-Kon 26

Meet Voice Actor and Artist Kristen McGuire at A-Kon 26

Kristen McGuire is a future famous artist and voice actress with an itchy drawing hand and an overactive imagination. Armed with a Wacom tablet and a degree in Visual Art and Communication, Kristen has managed to self-publish six different comic books since 2008 and...
A-Kon 26 Welcomes Carl Martin of Shinka Studios

A-Kon 26 Welcomes Carl Martin of Shinka Studios

Over the years Shinka Studios has been a part of many conventions, winning multiple awards, taking part in promotional videos, being featured in Game Informer and Cosplay in America, announcing and judging at conventions, being interviewed by Forbes, assisting in...