Save the Date! Monsterpalooza 2012 Scheduled for April 13th-15th!
That's right, all you West Coast monster fans! The date is set, and the roster of celebrities is already looking like a who's who of horror! The next Monsterpalooza: The Art of Monsters will be held April 13th-15th, 2012, at the Marriott Burbank Convention Center in Burbank, California. You have been warned!
Presented by Eliot Brodsky's The Rubber Room, Monsterpalooza: The Art of Monsters features award-winning F/X artists, horror genre celebrities, monster related artwork on display and for sale, special guests and presentations, and a walk-through monster museum! Just who are the special guests, you ask? Read on...
Amongst the F/X artists already scheduled to attend are: Ve Neill (Academy Award winning F/X artist of Beetlejuice, Ed Wood, Edward Scissorhands, Pirates of the Caribbean), Michael Westmore (Academy Award winning F/X artist of "The Munsters," Rocky, Raging Bull, Mask, "Star Trek" series), Steve Johnson (Blade II, Ghostbusters, Fright Night), and Jordu Schell (creature designer and sculptor, Avatar, Galaxy Quest, 300, Hellboy, The Thing (2011)).
The list of horror celebs is also quite extensive already. Feast your peepers on this lineup: Tom Holland (director of Childs Play, the original Fright Night, The Langoliers as well as appearing in Hatchet II), Linnea Quigley (Night of the Demons, Return of the Living Dead), Howard Sherman (Bub from Day of the Dead, "Tales from the Darkside", "Star Trek Deep Space Nine"), Stephen Geoffreys (Fright Night (1985), 976-Evil, Heaven Help Us), William Ragsdale (Fright Night (1985)), Caroline Munro (The Golden Voyage of Sinbad, Maniac, The Abominable Dr. Phibes), Veronica Carlson (Dracula Has Risen from the Grave, Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed), Thomas G. Waites (The Thing (1982), The Warriors), David Naughton (An American Werewolf in London), and many more to come!
Add to this the Monster/Creature Museum, over 200 vendors selling collectibles, and seminars and presentations related to the world of art, movies, and F/X all weekend! Are you clamoring for the ticket info yet? Here you go…
Follow this link to get tickets for Monsterpalooza. The entry fee is $20 per day ($25 the day of the event) or $50 for the three-day weekend pass. Also, you can reserve your room at the Marriott Burbank Hotel at a special rate of $115 per night by following this link and using the group code "monmona".
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