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Meet AMA-CON 2017 Special Guests The 501st Legion

Since 1997, the 501st Legion has been dedicated to re-creating film-quality costumes of the “villainous” characters of the Star Wars galaxy and entertaining Star Wars fans with our public appearances. Over the past twenty years, the 501st has become a leading force in fan-based charity events around the world. Members of the Legion have heightened awareness at promotional events, helped to raise millions of dollars for charity, and spread the magic of Star Wars to fans of all ages.

The 501st Legion, sometimes called by its nickname “Vader’s Fist,” is made up entirely of volunteers, and each of our members has spent months and sometimes even years researching and constructing their costumes. With over 10,000 approved members worldwide, our costumes include just about every “bad guy” in the Star Wars galaxy… Sith Lords like Darth Vader and Darth Maul; nefarious bounty hunters like Boba Fett and Greedo; hostile aliens like Tusken Raiders and Gamorrean Guards; and of course, the soldiers of the evil Galactic Empire: Clone Troopers, Sandtroopers, TIE Fighter Pilots, Biker Scouts, and the ever-popular, nameless, faceless Stormtroopers that are a universal symbol of Imperial might!

Meet AMA-Con 2015 Special Guest Far Away Creations

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Far Away Creations is a husband and wife owned practical effects studio based in Loveland, Colorado.  They have contributed to films including “Paul”, “Fanboys,”, and “The Lone Ranger”.  Their type of practical effects primarily include costume, prop, and set design while they have plans to become more involved with makeup effects and creature design.   During their 16 years so far in the industry and hobby they have supplied custom works for fans, enthusiasts, reenactors, and cosplayers.  Their goal is to become more involved in the film industry as well as offering their talents and services to various contractors anywhere from video game prototyping and promotion to themed venues.  They also travel with their life size replica movie sets or interactive displays to conventions for self promotion as well as providing photo opportunities for convention goers.

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