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The 2011 POWER-CON / Thunder-Con, takes place at the Four Points By Sheraton in Los Angeles, CA.
September 24 – 25, 2011
Saturday: 10 AM – 6 PM
Sunday: 10 AM – 5 PM
Main Showroom: California Room
Panel & Dinner Room: San Diego Room
Art & Collectible Room: Los Angeles Room
All rooms require badges for access.
After Hours Mixer & Auction: Woods Room
September 24, 2011
Saturday: 7 PM – 1 AM
Cash bar. Open to general public.
Guest in the Xone: at Power-Con/ Thunder-Con...
Tony Washington, Artist and Colorist, stationsstories.com
7pm-London...George Richardson is a Manchester England Business Major, and Race Car Drive in the Porsche Carrera Cup. George joined the Motorbase Performance Team in 2008 on a multi-year basis. After an amazing season in 2009/10 in which he enjoyed four victories, he finds himself closer to his ultimate goal. Currently, George is competing in the Pro-am 1 class. He will drive the all new 2011 Porsche Carrera GT3 Cup Car as he goes up against the best in the series. George is smart, fun, and a star on the track. He will help American fans of European Racing, understand the various Series and Cups, and share with them, some of the preparation of young drivers whose ultimate goal is the most prestigious series in racing, F1. To learn more about and become a supporter of George Richardson go to georgerichardson.co.uk.
11:00AM-PST, 2:00PM-EST, 7:00PM-London Time...
A true songstress has arrived on the music scene. Her name is Charlie Green, she is from London, she is a Pianist, and she is in the Xone. Charlie Green and her partner in music Richard Beadle, have a serious hit on their hands with her debut album, "Release-Me." This is when you stop reading and go take a listen. http://www.release-me.co.uk
Tune in as we give a warm welcome to a beautiful, talented, songstress named Charlie Green.
Writer/Director/Producer : Michael David Lynch. Like every child of the 1980's, Mike has been inspired by films such as Star Wars and Superman and now as filmmaker one can find his inspirations translate into his films.
BURDEN had it's world premiere July 25th 2009 in front of 2 sold out crowds which was the first time a film sold out 2 shows in the AOF festival history. BURDEN has won 4 awards in 3 countries and continues to tour the world. Michael has recently accomplished producing a short entitled "Swerve" starring Shiloh Fernandez, Juno Temple, and Noah Segan. "Swerve" was in the first block to sell out at the Palm Springs Int'l Shortfest 2010. DROP: My life downhill is a feature documentary that Lynch is a producer on currently nominated for 3 awards at AOF 2010 and meanwhile in his latest efforts Michael is in development of his feature adaptation off his award winning short "Burden" and producing Brendan G. Murphy's first feature film "Fallen From Grace" with Shiloh Fernandez attached to be the lead.
In 2008 Mike's cinematic work took him into political activism as Producer/Cinematographer of seven Barack Obama shorts for the Inspiration of "Barack: Yes We Can" film series, which have been screened nationwide to enormous acclaim and have been made available through iTunes. In October of 2008 "Help Wanted" won Best Narrative at the Elevate Film Festival where he performed the roles of Producer/Cinematographer.
BURDEN has won 4 awards in 3 countries: WON BEST VFX SHORT at the Action On Film International Film Festival 2009. WON BEST FILM USA (Under 10 Minutes) at The International Film Festival of Ireland WON STAFF PICK AWARD at the Dragon*Con Film Festival in September of 2009. WON BEST VISUAL EFFECTS FILM at the Fantastic Planet Sydney Sci Fi and Fantasy
Mr. Hartlaub is an Illustrator, Painter, Animator, and Writer. Although he is from Pennsylvania, he received his education in Sarosota Florida, and with a passion for children's stories, he seems a good fit for the team at Dreamworks Animation.
Tune in as we talk with him about his work, and the part technology will play in the future of Art and Animation.
Xiro Xone Talk Radio welcomes, Independent Filmaker Joe McClean of Red and Tan Productions in the Xone to talk about his movie, " How to make a David Lynch Film."
Synopsis A "Lynchian" man and woman find a 1950's style educational video that teaches them How To Make A David Lynch Film. While going through Lynch's canon, they learn how to achieve long pauses for no reason, crazy music and sounds, stories with no plot, and how to confuse their audience!
HOW TO MAKE A DAVID LYNCH FILM is a parody that will bring Lynch lovers and haters together in comical harmonium!
Where: Laemmle Sunset 5 Cinema (Crescent Heights and Sunset)
When: Sunday June 5th at 12:30
Where can I buy tickets? : LYNCH TICKETS
Xiro Xone Talk Radio welcomes comedian MONROK Thursday May 26, 3pm-PST, 6PM-EST
MONROK is synonymous with one word and one word only, MONROK. She is a stand up comedian and has developed a loyal following and played at places like The Comedy Store, The Hollywood Improv, and the Laugh Factory. She has appeared on shows like Last Comic Standing, Latino 101 and recently shot the pilot “Naked but Funny” for Fox. She won the 2009 California’s Funniest Female Contest (www.funniestfemale.com) and performed in the 2010 CBS Diversity Sketch Comedy Showcase. Instead of taking the safe route and talking about everyday problems such as dating and relationships, MONROK’s natural irritation for life brings a whole new brand of comedy to the stage.
MONROK was born in Sydney, Australia but grew up in Maryland from the age of 9. Her parents are staunch liberals from India and left to pursue a more westernized lifestyle, growing to become avid Bill Maher fans whom MONROK considers her biggest inspiration. She is unique in that while being a female east Indian comic, the majority of her Indian jokes are specific to her family, her father being an eccentric Math professor and her mother well just being her mother. She was surprisingly a shy child, and spent most of her time buried in a book. To the untrained eye, one would think her future would entail the MCATS or LSATS (although taking standardized tests is a major hobby of hers), it was quite the contrary. Her comedy may be dry, but it is nothing you have seen before, or will probably ever see again, because you can’t copy the way someone thinks, and that’s exactly what it is. It’s not a character, a bit, or an act, it’s just MONROK.
Cartoon characters are essential when making Comic Books come alive. Part one of this multi-part series was from the perspective of Cartoonist, Ramon Ramirez Jr. and the creation of cartoon characters, like his Smartycartoons.
From characters to comic books, from screnwriters to the big screen. On April 17th, we take you back into the Xone, with Part-2 of, Hollywood's Adaption of Comic Book characters, Good, Bad, or Plain Ugly.
Several guest will enter the Xone throughtout this series. We will examine the undaunting and costly process Movie Studio's go through to bring Comic Book characters to the big screen. And how that process can create the Good, Bad, and Plain Ugly.
To produce a Comic Book, you need a Cartoonist or Artist. Ramon Ramirez Jr., is as good as it get, and he's entering the Xone.
When Hollywood Studio's make a Movie based on Comic Book Characters, no amount of publicity or merchandising can make it a hit, if fans don't like it.
The Good, are movie's such as Spiderman and Batman which have been very successful. The Bad, is when a brilliant actor like Alec Baldwin in Garfield and a very funny John Goodman in the Flinstones, have fans still scratching their heads. The Plain Ugly, Catwoman and Daredevil, which starred two award winning actors. Fans are engaged in friendly discussions and debates as to how Hollywood's Adaption of Comic Book Characters, produced the Good, the Bad, and Plain Ugly. We take you into the Xone to look for answers.
In a multiperson interview, we enter the fun world of Hollywood, and the Comic Book culture. We examine the Art and Design of Comic Books, the Comic Book character's personality, the Script Writer, Costume Design, and choice of actors.
Tune in and join in