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Welcome to the VCON 39 Programming Schedule.

Every year, VCON’s crack Programming team assembles three days jam-packed with the best in panels, workshops, and events to keep you in geek nirvana. We hope that you are as excited by the panels, discussions, workshops and presentations we have on offer this year as we are!

NOTE: This schedule is still subject to change. Please check back regularly. :-)
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Saturday, October 4 • 19:00 - 20:00
It Came From Vancouver: Hollywood North as Sci-Fi Central

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Discusses the broad range of science-fiction film and television productions shot on local locations. From big-budget features such as Godzilla, The Day the Earth Stood Still and I, Robot to the by-the-numbers Syfy cable channel fodder that provide regular paycheques to B.C. film industry workers

Moderators
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Michael Walsh

Michael Walsh has been there, seen that, and written about it when it comes to the movies. Born the year they finally released Arch Oboler's "Strange Holiday", he became a fan on "The Day The Earth Stood Still". His first published review of "The Last Man On Earth", was in a Toronto college newspaper. He turned pro in time to catch the New York premiere of "2001: A Space Odyssey". Moving to Vancouver, he found work at The Province the year of... Read More →

Guests
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Stan Hyde

VCON 41 Godzilla Fan Guest of Honour | | Recently retired, Stan taught English literature, film, and drama at Churchill High School, and, whenever he could convince the School Board, courses in Science Fiction literature. His teaching skills were such that he became Deputy Chief Examiner for an International Baccalaureate Film Studies course, necessitating frequent trips overseas during which he established an international reputation. | | What... Read More →


Saturday October 4, 2014 19:00 - 20:00
04. Green Timber 1 Second Floor, Right Side

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