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PANEL DETAILS

Please note timetables are subject to change up until opening

Auditorium

Saturday

10.00-11.00

 

11.00-12.00

 

12.00-1.00

 

1.00-2.00

 

2.00-3.00

 

3.00-4.00

 

4.00-5.00

 

5.00-6.00

 

Room Closed

 

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Pom Klementieff Q&A

 

Alex Sinclair Q&A 

Lou Ferrigno Q&A

Richard Brake Q&A

 

Roger Clark Q&A

Pro Costume Contest

 

Sunday

10.00-11.00

 

11.00-12.00

 

12.00-1.00

 

1.00-2.00

 

2.00-3.00

 

3.00-5.00

 

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Holly Marie Combs Q&A

Charisma Carpenter Q&A

Patrick Warburton Q&A

Costume Contest​ hosted by

Groovy-Guy's Costume Emporium

Costume Contest

 

Panel Room 1

10.00 - 11.00​

 

11.00 - 12.00

 

12.00 - 1.00​

 

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5.00 - 6.00

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10.00 - 11.00​

 

11.00 - 12.00

12.00 - 1.00​

 

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5.00 - 6.00​

Saturday

Room Closed

 

Horror in Manga and Japanese Pop Culture

Hosted by Straight Outta Kanto

Inspired by Straight Outta Kanto's successful "Horror in Pokemon" touring panel, "Horror in Manga and Japanese Pop Culture" explores the diverse dark side of the original comic book format "manga". Everything from it's origins to it's modern day conception and how it influences/is influenced by the modern surge in J-horror, K-horror and traditional Japanese folk tales.

Portfolio Prep and Social Media (Comics)

Hosted by Rob Carey

Artist Robert Carey hosts a group discussion on how to prepare a professional comic book portfolio and to utilise social media in an effective manner.

Games in Education 

Hosted by Eoin McAuley, Marc Damond and Joe Roe of Pulse College

Learn of the academic prospects in gaming and what a good game portfolio
should contain.

UFOs: Ireland's Best Kept Secret?

Hosted by Ray Sullivan

Filmmaker Ray Sullivan introduces some of the most interesting Irish sightings and encounters that have been recorded. 

Voice Over : Weird and Wonderful

Hosted by David Keegan, Stephen Lynch

Join us this year at Dublin Comic Con: Summer Edition 2019 where we will be hosting a panel on the Weird and Wonderful World of Voice Over. We'll be diving deep into everything from "Starting Out and Where To Begin" to Gaining the knowledge, Connections and Skillset to Voice In Commerical, Video Games and Animation"

Animation Panel

Hosted by Sean Cunningham, India Swift

India Swift, Michael Doig and Sean Cunningham are all Ireland based animators and film makers. Their panel will feature insight into their workflow, a deeper look into India and Michael’s recent hit music video ‘Starlight Brigade’ as well as the debut screening of ‘Agony Ant’, which was directed by Sean. The three will also be hosting an Animation Q+A session at this panel, for anyone who wants advice for their own animation pursuits, or just wants to learn a little more about the industry.

 

Gaming Event Panel - Insomnia Games Festival Dublin - Have your say!

Hsoted by AllCast Irish Gamers

A chance for you, the fans to find out more about the upcoming Insomnia Gaming Dublin Festival but to also have your say as to what you want to see!

10.00 - 11.00

 

11.00 - 12.00

 

12.00 - 1.00

 

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4.00 - 5.00

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Sunday

Room Closed

Cosplay, conventions and consent 

Hosted by Little Bunny Cosplay and Xkawaii.cosplay

Our panel is about addressing issues cosplayers face at conventions and how to deal with them accompanied by our own experiences. The audience will learn about the do's and dont's of interacting with other cosplayers and the convention lifestyle. Topics will include building up confidence whilst cosplaying, dealing with photographers and the concept of consent and boundaries.

Competing In Cosplay - Why, What and How!

Hosted by Team Emerald Cosplay

The panel focuses on cosplay competitions, discussing why people shod give them a try, what to do to prepare, and how to do well within them. We will also take a look at the positive benefits competing can have for your hobby. 

Top 10 keys to success as an indie developer in the console market

Hosted by Loverige Designs LTD

A panel about being successful as an indie developer in the console games market, covering aspects from technical challenges, industry networking & the biggest keys to success when being a full-time game studio.

Smartphone Film-Making 

Hosted by Dublin Smartphone Film Festival

Are you an aspiring film-maker with a burning story to tell? The Dublin Smartphone Film Festival has put together a Smartphone Film-making panel has part of this years Dublin Comic Con. 

This panel is geared towards both beginners and professionals who are interested in learning how to shoot and edit a film on a phone and will offer tips and hits to shoot high quality and engaging stories using just your Smartphone.

Learn the essential skills needed to write, shoot, edit and market a film made on a Smartphone including the best apps for filming and editing.

Literally, everything is wrestling. 

Hosted by Darragh O Connor

Cian (with the help of the audience) tries to prove that somethings are not actually wrestling, only for Brin and Darragh to show that everything actually is wrestling.

Room Closed

Panel Room 2

Saturday

Sunday

Room Closed

 

Harry Potter and its role in Education

Group discussion hosted by Cian Collins

Good Luck with That : Selling Indie Comics

Hosted by Kasey Pierce of Source Point Press

It’s how to sell your comic in the new comic con landscape of “stuff enthusiasts”
and non-readers.

Star Trek Discovery : After 2 Seasons

Hosted by USS Cuchulain

The future of Trek after season 2 of DSC and that Enterprise bridge and Pike!

Making Friends by Swinging Swords

Hosted by Medieval Armoured Combat Ireland

An Introduction to Full Contact Medieval Combat from members of the Irish Team. Fresh from an extremely successful World Championships in Kiev, which resulted in 2 gold medals, 2 4th place finishes, and a fantastic performance across the board, the team will be on hand to talk about swinging swords, axes and maces, and how more people can get involved in this exciting sport.

Writing for Comics IV - From Idea to Collaboration and Paper

Hosted by Seamus Kavanagh

Three different Irish Creators, with different styles across the panel, detail their creative process for comic creation; where the initial idea came from, how to find + collaborate with other Creators and finally what it takes to bring the project onto a finished page. Panelists:

Damian Goodfellow – Black ’47 (O’Brien Press)

Anthea West – Web Comic Creator – Fate

 

Glenn Matchett – Independent Comic Creator

Harry Potter Quiz!

(Formerly Digit Games industry panel)

Room Closed

 

10.00 - 11.00

 

11.00 - 12.00

 

12.00 - 1.00

 

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4.00 - 5.00

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How to set up a Webcomig

Hosted by Anthea West

How to set up a webcomic: What need to be done before posting pages online such as finding the right platform, digital vs traditional, what is a buffer and is there money in making comics for the web? 

Selling at Artist Alley : A Beginners Guide

Hosted by Anthea West

Some Artist Alley veterans talk their experieynce and give a step by step on how you can begin selling at conventions and festivals.

Cosplay Sewing Tips

Hosted by Without A StitchWant to know how to take your sewing up a notch? This panel will delve into techniques used in professional costume shops, and explain how to create cosplays and garments you can be extra proud of.

Cosplay 101 : Cosplay For Beginners

Hosted by Ciara Murphy

So our panel is detailing about all the basics to becoming a great cosplayer. We will be going over everything you need from where to buy wigs to using Eva foam to make props. Our panel will be a great panel for beginner cosplayers to attend and maybe learn some more about their new found hobby.

Crisis on Infinite Movies: What Could've Been & What Might Be

Join podcast hosts Aaron, Gary & Oscar as they deep dive into current state of comic book film adaptions and their future, exploring why certain directives were taken in focusing on specific story-lines while others were discarded and are likely to never hit the big screen.

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Panel Room 3

10.00 - 11.00​

 

11.00 - 12.00

12.00 - 1.00​

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Saturday

Sunday

Room Closed

 

Pro Cosplay Rehersals

 

MARVEL, DC Comics and 2000AD artist, Gary Erskine hosts a Character Design workshop

Have you ever wanted to create your own comic book characters? Do you need help in adding something special to your existing designs? This self-contained one hour session will provide you with the basic creative building blocks to be able to design your own superhero [or villain] and update an already realised character. Using a six step process, Gary will reveal how MARVEL and DC character designs work and encourage you to create your own heroes or villains using familiar examples and demonstrations. You can also bring along your own character designs for review and comment on the day. Please sign up early as spaces are limited so please email comics@dublincomiccon.com to reserve a spot

 

This workshop is open to all artists aged 12 years and older. Materials will be supplied but you can also use your own pens and sketchbooks or digital drawing devices.

Animation Portfolio Review

TBC

Comic Portfolio Reviews

Source Point Press

SFX Portfolio Reviews

Arachnid FX

Prejuding Pro Cosplay

 

Prejuding Pro Cosplay

10.00 - 11.00​

 

11.00 - 12.00

12.00 - 1.00​

1.00 - 2.00​

2.00 - 3.00

3.00 - 4.00

 

4.00 - 5.00

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Room Closed

 

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Comic Porfolio Reviews

Source Point Press

Ron Marz Talks Writing Panel

Ron will be sharing industry tips and discuss his career. Ideal for any and all aspiring writers.

SFX Portfolio Reviews TBC

Game Dev Portfolio Reviews TBC

 

Room Closed