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Daily Herald: FanX cosplayers talk craft as hobby, art, profession

Daily Herald: FanX cosplayers talk craft as hobby, art, profession

(Daily Herald) For fans like Melody Willis, cosplay is more than dressing up as a favorite movie, book or video game character.“It’s not really only a hobby; it’s an art,” said Willis, who attended this year’s FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention dressed as Shoto Todoroki from the manga series “My Hero Academia. Last week’s FanX brought together thousands of costumed fans, some dressed up as a hobby, others as a profession. One panel at the 2018 convention titled “How to Be a Professional Cosplayer” discussed the ins and outs of doing cosplay for a living, from creating a website to filing ...

FanX18 Celebrity Social Media Round-up – Day 3

What a wild weekend at #FanX18! We hope you had as much fun as our celebrity guests, artists, authors and cosplayers! Here is a round-up of their best social media posts from Day 3. Did you attend our event this weekend? Don’t let the fun die. Continue to spread the fun by using our official hashtag #FanX18 on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.   David Tennant - Facebook (From Day 2) https://www.facebook.com/davidtennantcom/photos/a.10153341031115389/10161269693850389/?type=3&theater Amy Jo Johnson - ...

#FanX18 Hashtag Contest – Saturday

Attending our event this weekend? Help us spread the fun by using our official hashtag #FanX18 on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram (and make sure your posts are public) for a chance to win FanX 18 Photo Ops or tickets to our next event in April 2019! WINNERS! See today’s winners below… You won a Photo Op! First, claim your prize, then our customer service team will send you a voucher via email. Claim your voucher and go to Epic Photo Ops’ booth in the Vendor Hall or see the schedule for your time. You can also switch your Photo Op to another Celebrity Guest, here. We appreciate your ...

Photo Op Update: Friday, September 7

The Photo Op area has experienced a temporary hardware problem. You will get your printed photos and a digital version is available as well. Keep Calm. We are aware of the frustrating situation in the Photo Ops Area, and we apologize. With so many Photo Ops and an equipment malfunction, we are running behind. This means it may take some time to print out your Photo Op. Here are your options for picking up your printed Photo Op: If you were unable to pick up your Photo Op from Friday. You may also pick up your Photo Op anytime during Vendor Floor hours on Saturday at a Photo Op ...

#FanX18 Hashtag Contest – Friday

Attending our event this weekend? Help us spread the fun by using our official hashtag #FanX18 on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram (and make sure your posts are public) for a chance to win FanX 18 Photo Ops or tickets to our next event in April 2019! WINNERS! See today’s winners below… You won a Photo Op! First, claim your prize, then our customer service team will send you a voucher via email. Claim your voucher and go to Epic Photo Ops’ booth in the Vendor Hall or see the schedule for your time. You can also switch your Photo Op to another Celebrity Guest, here. We appreciate your ...

FanX18 Celebrity Social Media Round-up – Day 2

FanX18 is rolling along, and the celebrity guests are having a blast in Salt Lake City. Here is a round-up of their best social media posts from Day 2. Attending our event this weekend? Help us spread the fun by using our official hashtag #FanX18 on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Chuck Norris - Twitter https://twitter.com/chucknorris/status/1038228736959635462 Jason David Frank - Instagram https://www.instagram.com/p/BncT_JHF_3G/?utm_source=ig_twitter_share&igshid=6nyxwduezt0z Freddie Prinze Jr. - Twitter https://twitter.com/RealFPJr/status/1038117094670254080 Michael Rosenbaum - ...

FanX18 Celebrity Social Media Round-up – Day 1

The celebrity guests are loving their time at FanX18 so far. Here is a round-up of their best social media posts from Day 1. Attending our event this weekend? Help us spread the fun by using our official hashtag #FanX18 on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.   EG Daily - Instagram https://www.instagram.com/p/Bnbct5nhe-N/?taken-by=realegdaily Jason David Frank - Instagram https://www.instagram.com/p/BnZvSpJFhgz/?taken-by=jdfffn David Hayter - Twitter https://twitter.com/DavidBHayter/status/1037787596955344896 Lou Ferrigno - ...

#FanX18 Hashtag Contest – Thursday

Attending our event this weekend? Help us spread the fun by using our official hashtag #FanX18 on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram (and make sure your posts are public) for a chance to win FanX 18 Photo Ops or tickets to our next event in April 2019! WINNERS! See today's winners below... You won a Photo Op! First, claim your prize, then our customer service team will send you a voucher via email. Claim your voucher and go to Epic Photo Ops' booth in the Vendor Hall or see the schedule for your time. You can also switch your Photo Op to another Celebrity Guest, here. We appreciate your ...
News4Utah: FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018 off to a great start

News4Utah: FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2018 off to a great start

SALT LAKE CITY (News4Utah)- FanX Salt Comic Convention, formally known as Comic-Con, kicked off it’s first of three days filled with celebrities and events Thursday. Cosplayers and fans from around the country are gathering at the Salt Palace Convention. Organizers said since its first years they’ve been able to expand bringing in new celebrities events. Celebrities say they loving coming to Salt Lake for the family-oriented show that meeting their fans one-on-one really means a lot. “To us, it might just be that gig we’re doing that week or whatever, but if it matters to people than it ...

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