But as the only event of its kind in Australia, the event’s director, Daniel Zachariou, said the number of fans attending the event grows every year. In Australia, we are by far the biggest especially in the way we do things and the way fans have embraced us,’ Mr Zachariou said. When asked to name some of the best costumes for this year’s event, Mr Zachariou was speechless. One of this year’s most popular displays, was a 360 fan cam which allowed guests to jump or pose while camera’s showed their movements from a 360 degrees in true ‘Matrix style’, according to Mr Zachariou. The exposition presents an array of sights and activities to guests, from merchandise stalls, interactive displays, all day video streaming and live talks. Fanvid: A fan-made video consisting of clips from a film or TV series, usually set to music.
LOL. On the set of The Single Mom’s Club. Clothes are the “foundation of culture,” said Jiang Xue, who is part of Beijing-based hanfu club Mowutianxia, which has received funding from the Communist Youth League. I had no context yet for this crazy world, but 15 years later it has become part of my lifestyle. Amongst some of the big names at this years Sydney event was the creator of Spiderman and The X-Men, Stan Lee, as well as Game of Thrones star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, who plays Jamie Lannister in the popular series. The event began in 2010 as a tiny comic book festival in Sydney called Comic Fest, organised out of Mr Zachariou’s passion.
Ray even shot some video of the park and sent it to Melssen, and they worked with county officials to have the festival make its return in Kewaunee. Han said that after she shared a video of Anita Sarkeesian, a critic of sexualized violence and objectification in video games who has been the target of death threats, to Facebook, she immediately lost almost 1,000 followers. Yaya Han has been dressing up characters from video games, anime and movies for 15 years and is now an internationally recognized personality in cosplaying. Han says that conventions have actually changed in recent years to provide safe spaces for people to dress up without fear of harassment, though when she shares stories like hers, not all of her fans seem to want to listen.
As in – if you don’t want to be disrespected, don’t dress that way,’ she added. They’re used to gracing Hollywood red carpets, but Rose McGowan and Katie Cassidy added some A-List glamour to Australia’s biggest ever pop culture expo – Supanova. The two actresses put their best foot forward at the Sydney event on Saturday, which has gone down in history as the biggest ever day for a geek convention Down Under with over 35,000 people in attendance. Saturday has been without a doubt the biggest day for us, ever,’ he said. Worse, it happened again the very next day when she was walking back from a musical on Broadway, this time while she was wearing a head-to-toe poncho.
The Jeddah version still had some distinctly Saudi quirks: men and women queued in separate lines outside the venue, guarded by a heavy police presence, cute anime girl costumes and the show ground to a halt each time the call to prayer was heard. Shounen-ai or yaoi: Boys love, which is a niche genre where two young boys or men fall in love. I fell in love with star wars at eight and then C. C. Lewis and Tolkien at 10 and it just kept going from there,’ he said. Scream and Charmed star McGowan is a Supanova veteran, having visited Melbourne and the Gold Coast last year as guest and described Sydney’s turn out as ‘amazing’.