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The Tulare Sci-Fi Con is seeking media special guest appearances by personalities that are a part of past and present pop-culture, sci-fi, horror, anime and fantasy genre as well as music/television/motion picture industry professionals who wish to exhibit and/or share their knowledge of their craft. Special Guests are a valuable part of any convention and we need YOU!! If your interested in a table, please complete the program/guest request form,  badge request, and BOE410D (if sales). Download the Guest appearance Kit. Return all completed forms by February 15, 2017. Media guests receive a FREE table w/2 chairs and 2 Badges (see Exhibitor's Guide for additional information on badges).  Incomplete applications will not be processed.
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The Tulare Sci-Fi Con is excited to announce the following Media Guests will be appearing at the Tulare Sci-Fi Con.  Come out and say hello, get autographs and support them....
Media Guests:
Name: Biography:

Rickey Bird - Photo 
Bird Jr., Rickey
Rickey Bird is an fourteen year veteran of independent film and in 2003 he co-founded Hectic
Films Productions along side his childhood friend Jason Sanders.

Rickey has worked on over 50 productions including feature films, short films, music videos, commercials and web series. His features include Phase Two, The Lackey, Border Brothers, Home Free the Movie and The Deadlines.

Links: IMDB / Hectic Films / Facebook

Douglas Bloomer - Photo 
Bloomer, Douglas
Doug Bloomer is a life long fan of visual creativity. This path has led him to working as an actor, published cartoonist, author, and award winning photographer. He has worked with Eric Clapton, Richard Geer, and Halle Berry - and now with YOU!

Links: Cinema Circus / Facebook

 Philip Cable - Photo
Belinda Cable - Photo
Cable, Philip & Belinda
Philip Cable is the playwright and founder of "Sunshine Theatre". He has had columns in such magazines as "Just Imagine" and "Beyond Antares". Has a top selling filmmaking book: "The Independent Filmmaker's Guide to Writing a Business Plan for Investors".

Links: IMDB / Facebook

Belinda Cable has a multifaceted career. She is, or has been, a movie producer, a movie distributor, an actress, a voice-over artist, and a professional clown.

Links: IMDB / Facebook

Joe Cahill - Photo 
Cahill, Joe
 Joe Cahill is the owner of Steamhouse Entertainment and Founder and head of Steamhouse Independent Film Festival, Joe is also the creator of Classic Comic Con, the owner of Steamhouse Entertainment, and is also the producer of such current, or upcoming, film projects as CIVIL WAR 2020, 5TH LEGION, PURGATORY'S SHEPARD (web series), and FRIGHT FORCE 2021.

Links: IMDB / Facebook

 Dana T. Carney - Photo
Carney, Dana T.
Dana T. Carney is known for his work on John Dies at the End
(2012), The Curse (2012) and Dead Things (2005).

Links: IMDB / Facebook

Harrison Ellenshaw - Photo 
Ellenshaw, Harrison
Oscar Nominated Artist/Director Harrison Ellenshaw (who worked on Tron, Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, The Black Hole, Captain EO etc...) will be part of the action at Tulare Sci-Fi Con! Harrison got his start working for Disney Studios with his father, Disney Legend Peter Ellenshaw (Mary Poppins, 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea) and recently received the ADG Lifetime Achievement Award.....

Get to know Harrison and his work, check out his conversations with Combat Radio here: or here on Brigade-Radio-One

Links: Wikipedia / Art of Ellenshaw

Joe Gillis - Photo
Gillis, Joe
Joe Gillis is the creator of the TV series Beyond Geek that explores the fascinating world of geeks.

Joe has written and produced shows that run on Discovery, DIY, HGTV, and PBS. A lifelong technology/comic book/science geek, it was only a matter of time before Joe combined his working knowledge of television production with his true passion of all things geek: Enter Beyond Geek!

Links: IMDB / Official Website

Bob Gurr - Photo
Gurr, Bob
Bob Gurr is a Disney Legend.  He is designer of some of the most beloved rides at Disneyland.  Some of which include: The Matterhorn, Monorail and Haunted Mansion.  Because he was intrumental in the design of most of the gasoline powered vehicles at Disneyland, including the original Autopia Cars, they are referred to by many at the park as Gurr-mobiles. Bob also worked for Universal Studios designing the King Kong attraction and worked on films like Godzilla and Jurassic Park. He will be signing limited edition vintage Disney posters for charity as well as DVDs of his new documentary and his 2 disc audio book titled FAIL FAST! ( which you can purchase here: ). And for more about Bob and his work, check out his conversations with Combat Radio here:

Links: IMDB / Official Website

Kenneth Hall - Photo
Hall, Kenneth
Kenneth Hall is a Special Effects artist/screenwriter/director.  Kenneth has worked on 'The Terminator', 'Gremlins II', 'Batman Returns', Roger Corman's 'Carnosour' and Time Burotn's 'Ed Wood'.

In 1995, Kenneth started his own effects company, Total Fabrication, where he created creatures for 'Star Trek: Voyager', 'Power Rangers', and masks for 'The Strangers'.  In 2008, he was nominated for an Emmy for costume design on the Nickelodeon show 'YO GABBA. GABBA'.

Links: IMDB / Facebook

Michael Lange - Photo
Lange, Michael
Director Michael Lange will be part of the action at Tulare Sci-Fi Con! Michael has over 200 directing credits including: The X-Files, Bones, Criminal Minds, Hercules, Freddy's Nightmares, Martial Law and Buffy The Vampire Slayer. For more about Michael and his work, check out his radio show 'From The Set With Michael Lange AKA YOU'RE FIRED!'

For more about Michael and his work, check out his radio show 'From The Set with Michael Lange AKA YOUR'RE FIRED!" (With Ethan Dettenmaier of Combat Radio) here on Brigade-Radio-One

Links: IMDB / Facebook

Katy Lyons - Photo
Lyons, Katy
Katy Lyons is a Northern California based Entertainment Professional and SFX Makeup and Beauty Makeup Artist. She is one of the owners and creators of FaeFX, a growing special fx makeup business. Katy's passion for makeup and entertainment developed from growing up working in volunteer haunted houses and eventually working in professional haunts as both talent and as a makeup artist.

Links: IMDB / Official Website / Facebook

Chris Mackey - Photo
Mackey, Chris
Chris Mackey started in show business in 1983. First efforts were a gossip fanzine about sci-fi,horror,micro-cinema movies and its stars . Put on over 12 media conventions under the name Fun-Con and Pizza-Con and Festival Of Dolls. Made many personal appearances as Darth Vader and Darth Maul at shopping centers and played a Half POTA and half Klingon mascot M.A.K. at many charitable events. Coined the word - Valleywood ,For makers of films in the middle of California. Has three films available on - Minds Of Terror ( stars : Joe Estevez & Conrad Brooks),Boot Hill Blind Dead ( stars: Ron Ford & Athena Demos)and A Dove Among Pigeons (stars: David Stay). Has acted in over 15 films from Ian Pugh,Ron Ford,Charles Perez & Chris Watson. Has played a Giant Cockroach,Mad Scientists and Hugo Strange. Has written many screenplays some titles : A Dove Among Pigeons,Crimson Chablis,Cannibal Cop( vomit edition) She Bites,Teed Off aka Shank,Bloody Shank .

Links: IMDB

Mark Marshall - Photo
Marshall, Mark
A native Oklahoman, Mark Marshall began his career in 1978 when he joined Lucasfilm Ltd., serving as production assistant on "More American Graffiti," "Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back" and "Raiders of the Lost Ark".  In 1984, he joined Amblin Entertainment as personal assistant to Mr. Spielberg. During that time, Marshall assisted on a varied slate of projects including "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom," "The Goonies," "The Color Purple," "Empire of the Sun," and "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade" as well as Spielberg's television series, "Amazing Stories."

Get to know Mark and his work though his conversations with Combat Radio here:

Links: IMDB

 Michael S Rodriguez - Photo
Rodriguez, Michael S.
Michael S. Rodriguez is a director and writer, known for Lamb Feed (2014), Night of the Sea Monkey: A Disturbing Tale (2013) and Homewrecked.

Links: IMDB / Facebook

 Matthew Sconce - Photo
Sconce, Matt
Matt Sconce is the CCO and President of Movie Heroes Studios and is a multi-award winning DirectorWriterFilmmakerMarketer with a Bachelor’s degree in Communication.

Matt has Produced eleven short films and produced seven feature films. He also directed the feature film, Altar, and was a producer on the faith-based film Victory by Submission, featuring Alan Autry, Lee Majors, Eric Roberts, and Fred Williamson.

Links: IMDB / Official Website / Facebook

Scott Seargeant - Photo 
Seargeant, Scott
Scott Seargeant is an actor and director, known for Roadside Massacre (2012), The Fallen (2014) Lost on Purpose.

Also, on his list of future movie projects is a sci-fi thriller called FLASHLIGHT written by Mr. Seargeant and Michael V. Caldwell. It’s a story of mind control, government conspiracy, two girls and a man caught in the middle, or is he? Watch for these and other movie scripts in development by Mr. Seargeant’s parent company Revolier Films, in association with Adam & Wayne Beck of 3B Digital Studios.

Mr. Seargeant is also the author of the book Allergy Free Living; a book for allergy sufferers needing reduce their exposure to allergy causing pollen.

Links: IMDB / Revolier Filims / Film Makers Alliance

Steven L Sears - Photo 
Sears, Steven L
Writer/Producer Steven L Sears, (Xena: The Warrior Princess, Swamp Thing, Sheena) will be part of the action at Tulare Sci-Fi Con! Steven who is one of the best personalities when it comes to a convention crowd, was also a writer for Transformers Rescue Bots, The A-Team and Walker Texas Ranger!

Get to know Steven and his work, check out his conversations with Combat Radio here: or here on here on Brigade-Radio-One

Links: IMDB

 Robert & Joe Silveira - Photo
Silveira, Robert & Joe
Brothers Robert & Joe Silveira are the talent behind '2 Portagee's Productions'.  They are Directors, Producers, Writers, Screenwriters and actors.

Joe started in the entertainment business in 1991 with Kiss Tribute band Love Gun and Robert has always had a love for film and wanted to create his own. In 2011 they started their production company at the time called Silver Demon Productions. The first film being A Dove Among Pigeons.

Robert Silveira Links: IMDB / 2 Portagee's Productions
Joe Silveira Links:

 Jerry Smith - Photo
Smith, Jerry
A journalist, film critic, producer and director, Jerry Smith has written for Fangoria and Delirium Magazines, as well as, Shock Till You Drop and created the Fictional Frights series at Icons of Fright, where he served as Editor in Chief for Five years.

Links: Facebook

Dan Truly - Photo 
Truly, Dan
Writer/Producer Writer/Producer Dan Truly (Blade, Stephen King's Under The Dome, Law And Order SVU, Hercules) will be part of the action at Tulare Sci-Fi Con!

For more about Dan and his work, check out his conversations with Combat Radio here: or here on here on Brigade-Radio-One

Links: IMDB / Facebook
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