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Props and Set Building Panel [clear filter]
Saturday, February 20
 

10:30am

Tales from the Propside

This panel will discuss building (and sometimes failing) at large scale props and how to handle emergency repairs -- things tend to break right before doors open, so the panelists will talk about how to think critically at a convention or on set to get things working again as well as how to plan for large scale projects and pitfalls to avoid.


Panelists/Moderators
avatar for Brian Coghill

Brian Coghill

President, Hangar 18 Props

Saturday February 20, 2016 10:30am - 11:15am
Pensacola Bay Center - Room D (213) 201 E Gregory St, Pensacola, FL 32502
 
Sunday, February 21
 

10:45am

These Are the Droids You're Looking For
This is your chance to peer into the mind of a droid builder and ask questions of those who have built their own version of such robots as R2-D2, BB-8, The Black Hole's B.O.B., V.I.N.C.E.N.T, and Maxilian, MST3K characters, and more.

Panelists/Moderators
avatar for Brian Coghill

Brian Coghill

President, Hangar 18 Props
avatar for Mark Smith

Mark Smith

overloader supreme, mark-V
I'm a bit overloaded right now. I like flashy, blinky objects. If it's flammable, I'll light it. If it's not, I'll prove them wrong. My Astromech droid is frequently down due to "upgrade" installations. It is good for me he is neither sentient, nor in possession of a stun... Read More →
avatar for Kenny Zaborny

Kenny Zaborny

I've built large radio controlled bots like K-9 from Doctor Who and Chopper from Star Wars Rebels. I've also built smaller puppeteer bots like Crow and Tom Servo from MST3K and Space Core from Portal.

2:45pm

Mold Making & Casting
This panel will be a beginner’s guide to mold making and casting. We will look at basic 1 part and 2 part silicone molds, as well as casting epoxy resin, and urethane plastic. We will also cover vacuum forming and building your own vacuum table.

Panelists/Moderators
avatar for Sarah ~ Blue Knight Cosplay

Sarah ~ Blue Knight Cosplay

Blue Knight Cosplay
Sarah is an artist, public school art teacher, and costumer; Justin is an artist, electrical guru, and costumer with revolving interests. We have been costuming together for about 10 years, and sewing for over 15. Over the past few years we have branched out from simple sewn costumes... Read More →