Caotica will be attending Stan Lee’s 2014 Comikaze at the Los Angeles Convention Center from Friday, October 31st to Sunday, November 2nd!
To help you get organized, we’ve reprinted the official weekend schedules into a searchable format.
All 300 and 400 rooms are all on the second level of the Convention Center.
Use the search function to sort by time (eg. “9:00am”), room (eg., “Hot Topic Main Stage”, “304 ABC”), topic (eg., “Deadpool”, “Spiderman”, “fashion”). or participant (eg., “Stan Lee”, “John Barrowman”).
|3:00pm Friday Oct 31||Screening Room||Phil Tippett's Mad God: Part 1||MAD GOD is an experimental animated film set in a Miltonesque world of monsters, mad scientists, and war pigs. Directed by legendary visual effects and stop-motion craftsman Phil Tippett, the sets, creatures, effects and spirit are, in every way, independent and created from the heart. More than 20 years in the making, Phil Tippett’s MAD GOD is truly a labor of the heart and homage to the craft of stop-motion animation.||Greg Beville, Paul M. Sammon|
|3:30pm Friday Oct 31||304 ABC||Disney Fandom||Join social media sensations in the Disney realm as they discuss why they fell in love with the brand and how they incorporate Disney in their lives through work and play. Learn the difference between DisneyBounding and Cosplay, and get some tips on how to make the perfect DisneyBound outfit for your next trip to the park. Think you’re the ultimate Disney fan? We’ll test your knowledge with trivia for some magical prizes.||Jenny Rae & Jasmine Ladjevardi, Traci Hines (Creator of
Adorkable Apparel, Hipster Mermaid, and Cosplayer), Leo Camacho (Media
and Outreach at XPRIZE- Disney Big Hero 6 XPRIZE Challenge and Google
Lunar XPRIZE), Charis Lincoln (YouTube Personality, Beauty Vlogger, Makeup
Artist), David Rubilar (Disney Enthusiast and Cosplayer), Hali Ducote (Former
Disneyland Entertainment Cast Member), Andrew Ducote (Former Disneyland
Entertainment Cast Member)
|3:30pm Friday Oct 31||306 ABC||Posing for Cosplay Photography||Learn the theory behind examples of advanced cosplay photos and learn|
how you can apply them to even your casual photos. Bring your cosplay to the next level!
|WJS Cosplay Photography, Ashe, Brinni, Day Hymn|
|3:30pm Friday Oct 31||406 AB||DIY Comics: A Beginner's Guide to Self-Publishing||Providing vital information and advice to aspiring comic book and webcomic|
creators who want to self-publish their work. We will discuss the creative
process, production, publishing options, marketing strategies, and viable ways to fund your projects.
|Sherilyn Tanala Encabo, Ian Encabo (Founder of Secret Identity
Design, Graphic Designer and Co-writer of AltRoute), Scott Lost (Creator and
Artist for The 2nd Shift), Eburonson (Writer and Co-Plotter for The 2nd Shift
Comic Book series)
|4:00pm Friday Oct 31||Screening Room||Lloyd Kaufman's Return to Nuke 'Em High Vol 1||A screening of the latest Tromasterpiece: Return to Nuke ‘Em High Vol. 1||Lloyd Kaufman|
|4:00pm Friday Oct 31||301 B||How to Stage a Sword Fight for Film||Demonstrating different ways to choreograph sword fights for movies!||Tara Cardinal, Dan Speaker (Sword Master: Army of Darkness,
Hook), Patty Robinson (Pike and Trident), Kim Turney (Pike and Trident,
The Pirate Princess), Jan Bryant (Sword Master: Master and Commander,
|4:00pm Friday Oct 31||303 AB||Mark Starks' Martian Motion Comic Book: Voice Actor Casting Call||The ability to think and speak on your feet is essential to a number of voice over jobs including animation, video game voice acting, live announcing and|
more. Join Mark Starks, Wally Wingert and Johnny Green as they talk about
the art of the cold read and judge an open audition for Martian 3 Motion Comic Book.
|Mark Fullerton, Wally Wingert (The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,
Batman: Arkham Games, Family Guy), Johnny Green (Johnny Green and the
Greenmen, 1966 Batman TV Series)
|4:00pm Friday Oct 31||308 AB||We The Fandom with Kay Purcell (Damphyr) and Aun-Juli Riddle (Aunjuli)||Bring your OTPs, gather your Armada, and cross over into an expert|
presentation by two deviantART masters as they help you navigate more ships than have ever crossed the worlds of fandom at one time and in one place on a lovely romantic cruise.
|Ron Martino (techgnotic), Kay Purcell (damphyr), Aun-Juli
|4:00pm Friday Oct 31||404 AB||(Batman Fan Film) The Great Mistake of Dr Miles||See the convention premier of our 1960’s Batman fan film “The Great|
Mistake of Dr. Miles”, followed by Q&A and discussion with the cast and crew. The panel will conclude with a special announcement about the future of the project.
|Johnathan Spencer, Dawn Smith, BJ Lucas, Ron Palmer, Evan
Miller, Cyrus Jabbari
|4:30pm Friday Oct 31||Hot Topic Main Stage||Rocketjump Presents Video Game High School Season 3||Come see the creators and cast of Video Game High School present clips from Season 3 and answer your questions about the epic conclusion to the award winning VGHS series.||Benji Dolly, Freddie Wong, Matthew Arnold, Will Campos, Jimmy
Wong, Josh Blaylock, Johanna Braddy, Ellary Porterfield
|4:30pm Friday Oct 31||304 ABC||Living in the Mount Everest for the Dead and Researching the Paranormal||Showing evidence in previous investigations shot in the Oman house, which has been featured on Larry King Live, TMZ, EXTRA and Ghost Hunters,|
Paranormal Witness, Dead Famous Live, Haunted History, My Ghost Story
and Ghost Adventures.
|David Oman, Steve Hembree, Phillip Pearse, Jacob Cadena, Lilia
|4:30pm Friday Oct 31||406 AB||Cosplay Filmmaking: 101||DESCIPLE presents a detailed crash course on making your very own|
Superhero/Cosplay/Indie Action movie utilizing today’s technology and
creative resources. With subjects covering today’s camera gear, editing
systems, social media distribution, and creative visual costume/prop designing.
|Desciple, Matthew Abaya, Pierre Parker, Charlton Barton, Eboni
Adams, Ron Santiano
|5:00pm Friday Oct 31||301 B||Geeks Get Published - And Paid!||Trouble finding a publisher? How about a literary agent? Is getting into print different when your topic is particularly geeky? And where’s the money in online publishing? Hear how these authors got their works out there, how|
they made money at it, and how you might, too.
|Patty Jean Robinson, Dr. Travis Langley (Batman and
Psychology), Jenna Busch (Legion of Leia), Chris Gore (Attack of the Show!),
Alan Kistler (Doctor Who: A History), J. P. Roth (Theory of Magic)
|5:00pm Friday Oct 31||303 AB||Hollywood Sci-fi Museum: The Mecca of All Sci-fi||The creation of a new nonprofit educational interactive museum in Los|
Angeles for 2015, which will include props, costumes and sets from Star Trek, Star Wars, Battlestar Galactica, Firefly, Stargate, Alien and many more.
|5:00pm Friday Oct 31||306 AB||How to Make and Market a Boardgame||Are you interested in getting into making board games? Do you have an idea and want to see it come to reality? Learn from our Experts!||Ivan Van Norman, Elisa Teague, Patrick Kapera|
|5:00pm Friday Oct 31||308 AB||How to Make Beer Money With Your Comics||If you make your own zines or comics, you might wonder: how can I turn this|
into something, like beer? Join us for practical tips on earning money with your art.
|Geoffrey Golden, Amanda Meadows|
|5:00pm Friday Oct 31||404 AB||The Kaiju Kingdom Live Podcast! - Godzilla's 60th Anniversary / Gamera's 50th Anniversary||Join our discussion about Godzilla 60th Anniversary and Gamera’s 50th|
|Jessica Tseang, Bill Janczewski (Men in Suits), Frank Woodward
(Men in Suits), Mark Jaramillo (Kaiju Gaiden, Wolfman vs. Godzilla), Armand
Vaquer (A Godzilla fan’s guide to Japan), Tom Franck (Comics and Comics)
|5:00pm Friday Oct 31||408 AB||Youtubing like a Boss!||Thinking about a cool career on YouTube? Come learn the ins and outs|
of creating a popular YouTube channel, from writing and marketing to
corporate networking and, of course, forging a relationship with your fans!
|AJ Pinkerton, Andre Meadows,
Jirard Khalil ("The Completionist"),
|5:30pm Friday Oct 31||Hot Topic Main Stage||Halloween Costume Contest, Presented by Disney's Big Hero 6||Open to all children in costume 12 and under, the Kid’s Costume Contest|
is a judged event with prizes for the costumes the judges love the most!
Registration for the contest begins at 5pm adjacent to the Hot Topic Main Stage.
|5:30pm Friday Oct 31||406 AB||Developing Projects for Transmedia with Classic Alice and New Peter/Wendy||The cast and crew of Classic Alice & more sit down and discuss the transmedia element of the show and how they did things similar to and differently from shows that went before.||Clare O’Flynn (Classic Alice), Kate Hackett (Classic Alice, Real
Rob), Dana Shaw (Classic Alice, Welcome to Sanditon), Lex Edelman (Classic
Alice, Bullets), Jenni Powell (The Lizzie Bennet Diaries, New Peter&Wendy),
Emmett Furey (New Peter&Wendy, Enter the Lodge), Shawn DeLoache (New
Peter&Wendy, Dark Horse)
|6:00pm Friday Oct 31||Screening Room||Special Halloween Screening of House at the End of the Drive||Many of the events that have taken place in “House at the End of the Drive” are based on actual events that took place in the Oman house where|
principal photography was shot. Like The Exorcist and The Entity before it, the film is anchored in documented evidence of the paranormal.
|David Oman (Film Producer, Writer)|
|6:00pm Friday Oct 31||301 B||Demons and Monsters: A Supernatural Horror Mash-up||Explore the trend of supernatural, paranormal, and horror projects in|
television, film, and comic books.
|Christiane Elin, Ace Marrero (Owner of Swim with Fish
Productions, Madison County, Roadside, Once Upon A... Anonymous),
Jorge Diaz (The 33, HULU’s East Los High, Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones!), Gabrielle Walsh (The Vampire Diaries, Paranormal Activity:
The Marked Ones, The Hive), Joshua Henaman (Bigfoot - Sword of the
Earthman, Brewhouse Comics
|6:00pm Friday Oct 31||303 AB||The Writer's Journey: Breaking into Comic Book and Hollywood Scriptwriting||We’ll address the question every aspiring writer wants answered: “How do I break into the business?” If you are an unpublished writer with dreams of making it in the transmedia marketplace and you don’t know how or where to begin, this is the panel for you. Hollywood screenwriters and graphic|
novel producers share insider information, publishing secrets, and the
professional realities on how to develop your ideas into a viable comics
|Brandon Easton, Geoffrey Thorne (Leverage, The Librarians,
Law & Order: Criminal Intent), Jonathan Callan (Ben 10: Omniverse, The
Prisoner comic, Slugterra), Erika Alexander (Concrete Park), Tony Puryear
(Concrete Park, Eraser), Charlotte Fullerton (Ben 10: Omniverse, My Little
Pony, Thunderbirds), Matt Wayne (Static Shock, Justice League Unlimited,
Green Lantern Animated)
|6:00pm Friday Oct 31||304 ABC||The Posthuman Project||Denny Burke is finally about to graduate high school. Senior year has been one bad thing after another: a broken leg, a broken heart, and -- worst of all -- a broken home. With four of his closest friends, Denny goes on one last rock-climbing trip to prove he’s ready to start his adult life... On their trip the five teens receive a genetic boost beyond anything they’d ever imagined.||Kyle Roberts, Sterling Gates, Lindsay Sawyer, Alexandra Harris|
|6:00pm Friday Oct 31||306 AB||Geekscape Live! With Special Guests!||Will Avengers 2 beat Batman VS Superman? Is Comic Con worth attending? What comics should you pick up each week? A PS4 or an XBox One? All of these things will be decided and more! FOREVER!!! So join host Jonathan London and a panel of geek personalities as they discuss the current state of the geek union and... THE FUTURE!||Jonathan London, Christopher Daniels (Pro Wrestling
Superstar), Chris Gore (Author and Host of
Podcrash with Chris Gore),
(Actress and Former WWE Diva)
|6:00pm Friday Oct 31||308 AB||Steampunk: An Introductory Course||In full Steampunk tradition, Skybeard Exchange will present an informative|
performance illustrating the origins, themes and cultural impact of the
Steampunk movement and related fiction. However, like all stories of Victorian
future past, the plot thickens...Amidst the ranks of our audience, there have
been rumors of a saboteur; a vile agent of the Queens Court. Will you discover the agent in time and warn Captain Archer and his crew? Or has their engine run out of steam for the last time? Their fate is in your hands!
|Oscar Ngai, Shayon Nejati, Steven Keller, Alexander
|6:00pm Friday Oct 31||404 AB||Blackstar Canyon||Blackstar Canyon is a horror film based on the graphic novel by Greg Beville. Actors and artists will be on hand to relay the true life terrors involved|
with this genuinely creepy Orange County locale. Actors Dylan Minnette
(Goosebumps the Movie) and Braeden Lemasters (The Stepfather )
of the band “The Narwhals” will discuss the upcoming Blackstar Canyon
soundtrack with moderator Robert Meyer Burnett and filmmaker Greg
|Robert Meyer Burnett, Greg Beville (writer/director-Blackstar
Canyon), Michelle Zullo, Julianna Barninger, Luc Benson, Fon Davis, Morgan
Demeter, The Narwhals, Braeden Lemasters, Zack Mendenhall, Dylan
Minnette, Cole Preston
|6:00pm Friday Oct 31||408 AB||Battle of the Bonds... James Bond.||Following the success of Battle of the Robins and Battles of the Doctors,|
Battle of* returns with the world’s greatest secret agent. But which one is
truly the greatest Bond ever?
|Jessica Tseang, Vito Lappicola (Comics on Comics), Zack
Beseda (www.zackforreal.com, Battle of the Doctor-Doctor Who), Steven
Jay Rubin (The James Bond Films: A Behind the Scenes History and The
Complete James Bond Encyclopedia), Dr. Travis Langley (Author of Batman
and Psychology: A Dark and Stormy Knight), George Almond (American
illustrator of Ian Fleming art)
|6:30pm Friday Oct 31||Hot Topic Main Stage||Geek Fashion Show||Come and enjoy the best geek-inspired fashions by a selection of the top geek fashion houses in our annual geek fashion show!|
|6:30pm Friday Oct 31||406 AB||The Show that Shall Not Be Named||Wizards, muggles, and inanimate objects performing an improvised story based on the world of Harry Potter and your suggestions. Based out of|
Los Angeles, “The Show That Shall Not Be Named” is a gang of talented
improvisers who are huge fans of JK Rowlings books about “The Boy Who
Lived” and all the creatures and wizards that live in that world.
|Gian Molina, Russ Gooberman, Bonnie Gordon, Stephanie
Pressman, Erika Ishii, Steve Kaufman, Anastasia Washington, Crystal