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Thursday, July 21

6:00pm PDT

Masquerade 101
For costumers, future costumers, and those who simply enjoy watching on-stage costume shows, this overview of fan convention competitions will discuss their workings, their history, how they differ from one convention type to another, the judging process, and what it takes to win. Also included are tips on costume research, planning, fabrication methods, and stage presentations ideas for taking original and re-created designs from concept to stage-ready and have fun doing it! Panelists include Jennifer King (cosplay contest coordinator), Cheryll Del Rosario (award-winning Masquerade costumer and HCC cosplayer since 2003), Allan Lavigne (Bay Area fan costumer and superhero armor fabricator), John Ruff (San Diego Comic-Con/WonderCon Masquerade assistant coordinator), and moderator Martin Jaquish (San Diego Comic-Con/WonderCon Masquerade coordinator for the past 25 years).

Thursday July 21, 2016 6:00pm - 7:00pm PDT
Room 23ABC
Sunday, July 24

2:30pm PDT

Comic-Con Masquerade Replay
Saturday night's impressive costuming event is reviewed by the Masquerade crew, audience questions are answered, and a big-screen video of all the costume entries is presented for those who missed the show, those who were in it, and those who simply want a second look at this year's fun fan event. Entrants can also pick up any of their materials left over from the show. Featuring Martin Jaquish (Comic-Con/WonderCon Masquerade coordinator), John Ruff (Masquerade assistant coordinator), Ian Branson (Masquerade technical assistant).

Sunday July 24, 2016 2:30pm - 5:00pm PDT
Room 8

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