Category Archives: AMA-CON 2015

Meet AMA-Con 2015 Special Cosplay Judges Girls of Geek

Girls of Geek

Girls of Geek is a community of real geek women who empower each other while promoting local businesses and events.

They are cosplayers, web designers, video game freaks, and comic geeks uniting to promote the geek community!

As a special treat, the Girls of Geek will have some of their awesome monthly subscription boxes onsite for purchase!  Each box contains EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS with a featured model every month, plus sweet Girls of Geek swag  AND as an added bonus every month, the box will have a featured artist and business offering you a FREE goodie from their business!

For more information, please visit their website: http://www.girlsofgeek.com/ and be sure to “LIKE” them on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/GirlsOfGeek.

Panel/Presentation Announcement! “Page to Screen” with Thomas Clemmons of Robot Friday

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Page to Screen – Learn everything you need to know about making webcomics with Robotfriday.com creator Thomas Clemmons. Thomas will walk you through all of the steps, services, programs and discipline techniques you need to know in order to get a successful webcomic up and running, as well as, give you a glimpse into the mindset of a long running webcomics professional.

Join Thomas for “Page to Screen” – a presentation about the creation of webcomics – Saturday, August 1st, at 4PM in the Regency Room.  You must purchase an AMA-Con admission armband to participate in all aspects of AMA-Con 2015, including panels/presentations.

Be A Hero! – High Plains Food Bank at AMA-Con 2015

High Plains Food Bank

Want to be a Hero at AMA-CON? Stop by the High Plains Food Bank’s booth in the South Exhibit Hall and drop off one of these SUPER SIX food contributions to help alleviate hunger in the Texas Panhandle.

1.) Canned Meats
2.) Boxed Pasta
3.) Canned Soups
4.) Canned Vegetables
5.) Canned Fruits
6.) High Protein Foods such as peanut butter or dry beans

Panhandle PBS Presents: “Superheroes: A Never Ending Battle” at AMA-Con 2015

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Panhandle PBS is delighted to take part in Amarillo Public Library’s AMA-Con again this year by sharing three films for audiences to enjoy from the PBS series, Superheroes: A Never Ending Battle.

The three episodes of this film series are:

Truth, Justice, and the American Way (1938-1958)

Great Power, Great Responsibility (1959-1977)

A Hero Can Be Anyone (1978 – Present)

 

Produced by Ghostlight Films and hosted/narrated by Liev Shreiber, Superheroes: A Never Ending Battle is the first documentary to examine the dawn of the comic book genre and its powerful legacy, as well as the evolution of the characters who leapt from the pages over the last 75 years and their ongoing worldwide cultural impact.

 

Check the AMA-Con film schedule for screening times, and visit panhandlePBS.org/arts for more arts content from your local public television station – Panhandle PBS.

 

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Meet AMA-Con 2015 Artist Andrea Smotherman of NerdyFoxx Studios

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Come by and check out the fun and fabulous creations of NerdyFoxx Studios. We’re all about fun and fandom and we do our best when it comes our items. We offer a variety of handmade crafts such as coasters, plushies and art prints. We also offer Cosplay Sketches and Commissions!

Check out NerdyFoxx Studios on Facebook at facebook.com/nerdyfoxxstudios

Meet AMA-Con Vendor Ideas Are Bulletproof Studios

 

Ideas Are Bulletproof Studios

A word from Cody McGehee of Ideas Are Bulletproof Studios:

“Amarillo’s only multiplatform production company. Interested in YouTube, Twitch or Cosplay? How about being acting, directing, or even being a photographer? Ideas are Bulletproof Studios Network is a place for you. Always on the move making short films, YouTube shows, live streaming and working with models, we focus on the fact that no idea is stupid and with hard work and persistence that anything is possible. Ideas are Bulletproof Studios Network’s work has been seen in over 100 different countries and has an accumulative time of 150 hours of content. Some of our shows include; The Unboxing with Corey and Ziggy – a collaborated show with one of the founding fathers of The Swarm along with, The Talk – Podcast, The Creative Crew, Jump Start – Entertainment Update, and soon to be much, much more. Join us as we bring one of the best in cosplay this year to Ama-Con, Kaia Cosplay, and get a chance to get your photo taken by one of our professional photographers.

We are also going to be present at RTX 2015 this year follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/IdeasAreBulletproofStudios and see what’s all happening in Austin, TX.

For those interested in joining our team you can email us at info@iabstudios.net

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AMA-Con 2015 Cosplay Contest Schedule

 

Cosplay Contest Schedule – Saturday, August 1st

TIME TITLE LOCATION
12 NOON Kids Cosplay Contest(12 and younger) Regency Room
2 PM Comics Cosplay Contest(13 and over) Regency Room
3:45 PM Steampunk Cosplay Contest(13 and over) Regency Room
5:30 PM Anime Cosplay Contest(13 and over) Regency Room

 

 

 

Cosplay Contest Schedule – Sunday, August 2nd

TIME TITLE LOCATION
1 PM Gaming Cosplay Contest(13 and over) Regency Room
3 PM SciFi Cosplay Contest(13 and over) Regency Room

 

 

If you would like to download the schedule as a PDF, please click the following link: AMA-Con 2015 Cosplay Contest Schedule.

 

You may still register online for the cosplay contest via the Registration link above, or you may register onsite 15 minutes before the start of the competition.