COMING IN 2015 – THE SILVER STEAM FILM FESTIVAL

AnomalyCon is well-known for being a home for Steampunks and all walks of science fiction. We thrive on invention and innovation, and so the only logical next step is to hold our own film festival!

Yes, a special event is coming to AnomalyCon next year and YOU can help make the Silver Steam Film Festival great–and win prizes and the Golden Cog while you’re at it! We are partnering up with Girls of Geek12 to bring you this awesome event, to expand AnomalyCon’s horizons AND give budding filmmakers or professional filmmakers a chance to have their hard work seen!

AnomalyCon is well-known for being a home for Steampunks and all walks of science fiction. We thrive on invention and innovation, and so the only logical next step is to hold our own film festival!

Yes, a special event is coming to AnomalyCon next year and YOU can help make the Silver Steam Film Festival great–and win prizes and the Golden Cog while you’re at it! We are partnering up with Girls of Geek12 to bring you this awesome event, to expand AnomalyCon’s horizons AND give budding filmmakers or professional filmmakers a chance to have their hard work seen!

The criteria for this event are as follows:
We are dividing the festival by category and by length. Short Films can be anywhere from 10-30 minutes while features can be 30 minutes or longer.
We are looking for entries in Horror, Science Fiction, Fantasy (urban fantasy is OK) and Steampunk.

Your entry does need to be in high definition, since we want to show off your incredible work in the best quality out there.
If your film would be considered Rated R, we do need know in advance why when you submit it.
For this year only we will accept submissions of films we have previously screened (priot to AnomalyCon 2015), since the judges will not have seen them.
Your film must adhere to our harassment policy.
Finally, the only people that can submit a feature to this festival, are the people involved with the production. That also means anything submitted in your film, you must own any and all applicable copyrights, this includes music and the like and by submitting the film you agree to let Anomaly Con screen the film, with no further obligations.

Now that we have the rules out of the way, we’re ready to see your work! We want to get as many entries in as early as possible so that we can determine the lineup and publish everything in our online and physical programs for 2015. We ask that you submit a full length digital copy via Google Drive to girlsofgeek12@gmail.com. If you want to submit a hard copy via DVD or thumb drive, email the same address for more information on where to send the hard copy.

The cut off for entries is the last week of February so we can get your films into the schedule for AnomalyCon 2015 and to give you plenty of time to fine tune your masterpiece. Oh, and we probably should mention…this isn’t just for fun. There will be awards for the best films in their respective categories! A panel of judges will examine each film and vote on the winner in each length category (and each genre if we receive enough submissions) to receive a Golden Cog.

We can’t wait to see what amazing motion pictures you have put together and we wish you the best of luck on being best in show next year at The Silver Steam Film Festival!

AND A REMINDER: PRE-REGISTRATION IS ONLY $15 THROUGH MAY 31! ON JUNE 1 IT WILL COST $20 FOR A WEEKEND PASS.

Thank You!

Thanks to everyone who showed up at AnomalyCon. We had a great time running the convention for you! If you were not able to pre-reg at the con, don’t fear! We’re opening up pre-reg for 2015 next week. It’s still a great low price, so don’t forget to check back before the price goes up.

We would also like to thank all of our great author, artist, band, and other guests who put on such great panels. Finally, no great convention would be anywhere without our vendors. Thanks to everyone who showed up. We look forward to seeing everyone again next year!

AnomalyCon – Denver’s Premier Steampunk, Science Fiction and Alternate History Convention – is HERE!

WELCOME TO ANOMALYCON!

Remember, pre-reg pickup opens at 1pm today, and the first 300 people to pick up their badges will receive a FREE signed hardback copy of Kevin J. Anderson’s book The Martian Wars!

For those of you who were unable to pre-register, regular registration opens at 2pm!

A few last minute updates:

Opening Ceremonies is in Main Events in the Rocky Mountain Event Center at 4pm. Lots of great announcements and fun entertainment will happen during that hour, so don’t miss it!

The concert tonight will start at 7PM (not 6pm)!

WELCOME TO ANOMALYCON!

Remember, pre-reg pickup opens at 1pm today, and the first 300 people to pick up their badges will receive a FREE signed hardback copy of Kevin J. Anderson’s book The Martian Wars!

For those of you who were unable to pre-register, regular registration opens at 2pm!

A few last minute updates:

Opening Ceremonies is in Main Events in the Rocky Mountain Event Center at 4pm. Lots of great announcements and fun entertainment will happen during that hour, so don’t miss it!

The concert tonight will start at 7PM (not 6pm)!

Mysteriously, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot did not make it onto our printed schedule. This panel will occur Saturday evening at 9pm in Maroon Peak, and is a take on the history best told with profanity. Expect irreverent humor.

Strange Artifact’s Fashion Show will be a catwalk presentation of the American take on Steampunk, presented to their fans back home in Japan. If you’re interested in participating, hit Main Events at 9:30AM on Sunday!

Remember to email us or link us on Facebook to your galleries of photos throughout the weekend so we can share them with the other attendees!

Also follow us on TUMBLR for our liveblog of the events!

SEE YOU AT THE CON!

AnomalyCon – Denver’s Premier Steampunk, Science Fiction and Alternate History Convention – is Around the Corner!

Preregistration is over, but AnomalyCon is just around the corner!

The details you’ll want to know:

The art gallery’s hours are the same as the vendor room.
KIDS programming runs all weekend, as does the Mystery.
Kids under 8 are free, and kids 8-13 are 1/2 price with a paying adult!
The Tea Duels begin on Friday and continue through the weekend!

On site the full weekend is still just $35, or Fri and Sun are $15 each and Sat is $20.

Preregistration pickup opens at 1pm on Friday and regular registration opens at 2pm.

Preregistration is over, but AnomalyCon is just around the corner!

The details you’ll want to know:

The art gallery’s hours are the same as the vendor room.
KIDS programming runs all weekend, as does the Mystery.
Kids under 8 are free, and kids 8-13 are 1/2 price with a paying adult!
The Tea Duels begin on Friday and continue through the weekend!

On site the full weekend is still just $35, or Fri and Sun are $15 each and Sat is $20.

Preregistration pickup opens at 1pm on Friday and regular registration opens at 2pm.
The vendor’s room is open from 3pm-8pm for preregistered attendees, and 4pm-8pm for other attendees.
On Friday programming starts at 2pm and the big concert starts at 6pm.

On Saturday registration opens at 8am and will remain open until 8pm.
The vendor’s room is open 9am-8pm.
Programming starts at 8am and runs until midnight, with the costume contest at 6pm and the big concert starting at 7pm.

On Sunday registration is open from 9am-5pm but switches to pre-reg for next year at 2pm.
The vendor’s room is open from 10am-4pm.
Programming starts at 9am, ends when closing ceremonies starts at 4pm, and includes the Lego Contest, the Balcony judging, and the Grand Tea (which starts at 12 noon).

Of course these are just a few highlights–make sure you check out the complete schedule under “Main Programming.”

During the course of the convention, keep an eye on our tumblr at http://anomalycon.tumblr.com/ to see our Live Blogger’s pictures!

We have a program!

Good news, everybody! We have released our program for our 2014 convention! As always, it’s subject to change, but this will give you a good idea of what’s going on!

Check it out HERE, and we offer a brief reminder that SATURDAY MARCH 8 is the last day to pre-register!

Contests Contests Contests

This is a friendly reminder that AnomalyCon is hosting many a contest! We’ve probably even added a few since you last checked in with us. This year, our featured contests are as follows:

COSTUME CONTEST:
– Now featuring three categories and you can bring your own music!

BALCONY CONTEST:
– Decorate your balcony in our ‘revolution’ theme!

MOUSTACHE CONTEST:
– Not limited to just the male types.

LEGO CONTEST:
– Bring your own or build on site!

INTRODUCING
HOVERCRAFT CONTEST:

This is a friendly reminder that AnomalyCon is hosting many a contest! We’ve probably even added a few since you last checked in with us. This year, our featured contests are as follows:

COSTUME CONTEST:
– Now featuring three categories and you can bring your own music!

BALCONY CONTEST:
– Decorate your balcony in our ‘revolution’ theme!

MOUSTACHE CONTEST:
– Not limited to just the male types.

LEGO CONTEST:
– Bring your own or build on site!

INTRODUCING
HOVERCRAFT CONTEST:
All that we ask is that you make a simple hovercraft such as shown here. Bring it to Anomaly Con and we will have a race!

DOCTOR WHO TRIVIA:
Come test your knowledge of Doctor Who with questions covering all fifty years of the show’s rich history. See how well you know both modern and classic Who, as well as Torchwood, The Sarah Jane Adventures, and even the lesser known corners of the Doctor Who universe. Prizes include T-shirts and DASFA membership.

For more information, click on the handy dandy links to your left.

AnomalyCon 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Kronda Seibert
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ANOMALYCON 2015 BRINGS STEAMPUNK SCI-FI/FANTASY TO DENVER TECH CENTER HYATT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Kronda Seibert
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AnomalyCon
Tumblr: http://anomalycon.tumblr.com/
ANOMALYCON 2015 BRINGS STEAMPUNK SCI-FI/FANTASY TO DENVER TECH CENTER HYATT

This year’s AnomalyCon features the theme “More Science Than Fiction”, with specialists on neuroscience, paranormal science, the science of time and MORE! The Geek Rock band The DoubleClicks will be joined by Psyche Corporation, Pandora Celtica, and Keldari Station to explore every nuance of Steampunk all through the night.

Don’t miss Cory Doctorow, S.J. Chambers, Molly Tanzer, Jason Heller, Mary Anne Mohanraj, Sherri L. Smith, Jody Lynn Nye and dozens more incredible authors as they bring science to life on the page and introduce you to alternate history–and future–as you’ve never experienced it before. Solve a scientifically baffling murder mystery and win fabulous prizes, bring your best costumes for the Grand Costume Contest, participate in our LEGO building or mustache grooming contests, and so much more. AnomalyCon is where Science, Technology, Education and Art Meet.

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