ALL PROGRAMING IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE
12:00pm: Cosplay Cabaret Extravaganza
Wintercon’s Cosplay Cabaret will be a fun filled talent showcase, where popular cosplayers will show off their unique talents in the form of singing, dancing, and other artistic forms…all in cosplay! Be prepared to be dazzled!
1:00pm: Galaxy Quest – Never surrender
Prepare for an out-of-this-world experience as we present an exclusive Q&A session with the iconic stars of the beloved sci-fi classic, GALAXY QUEST. Join us for an evening of laughter, nostalgia, and behind-the-scenes tales that will transport you back to the galaxy-saving hilarity!
2:00pm: Celebrate a Trailblazer: The Legacy of Uhura
Join us for a captivating and enlightening panel discussion as we pay homage to the incomparable Nichelle Nichols and explore the enduring influence of her iconic character, Lieutenant Uhura, on the landscape of television and film. Compare/ Contrast Images of Women of Color both before and after the Lt. Uhura Character, in TV and Film.
3:00pm: Vi Neill – A lifetime of creating
Immerse yourself in the artistry of Vi Neill, the three-time Academy Award-winning legend behind the magical transformations in films like Edward Scissorhands, Mrs. Doubtfire, Galaxy Quest, and The Hunger Games. Vi will share her insights, inspirations, and the secrets that brought her special effects wizardry to life.
4:00pm: LEXX – Yo Way Yo
Attention LEXX fans! Brace yourselves for an intergalactic adventure as we bring you a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to dive deep into the mysteries of the LEXX movies and tv series. Join us for an unforgettable Q&A session with the iconic stars who brought the epic saga to life!
5:00pm: Celia Rose Gooding – From Broadway to the Stars
Beam aboard the Starship Enterprise with the new Uhura, Celia Rose Gooding, the dynamic force making waves in Star Trek: Strange New Worlds. Hear about her experiences, the challenges of navigating the final frontier, and the thrill of joining the iconic Star Trek and Uhura legacy.
6:00pm: Wintercon Cosplay Contest
Get ready for a cosmic spectacle like never before! Join us for the most anticipated event of the year – the Wintercon Cosplay Contest! Immerse yourself in a universe of creativity, passion, and jaw-dropping costumes that bring your favorite sci-fi characters to life.
Judges Ve Neill and Gigi Edgely!
12:00pm: The Real NY Ghostbusters
Who are the Real NY Ghostbusters? This organization of ghost-busting fans does a lot of work in the community. Come learn more about what it means to be in their group!
1:00pm: Freelance Voice Acting!
How to break into the voice acting business successfully!
2:00pm: Indie Films that Rock!
How to create, write, and produce your first indie film showing indie film as a demonstration talk piece,
3:00pm: Star Treks impact: Why we love it
How a television show has made an impact on society, technology, the overall outlook of humanity and it’s future
4:00pm: How to be a Star Trek podcaster
Captains Quadrant – Starting a Multi – international podcast
Co-host Joe Dove will be discussing how to start a podcast with hosts in three different global time zones.
5:00pm: Fears Mag Trailers
Join FEARSmag’s Executive Editor Joe Mauceri presents trailers and some special clips from upcoming film releases, as well as some trivia for some cool swag.
Wintercon has great events going on all weekend long! Informative panels, movie screenings, Q&A’s, a little bit of everything for everyone!