Posted 09 July 2012 - 06:07 AM
The Ben Browder talk wasn't organised very well either sadly - he wasn't even aware he had a talk until the Sunday morning and then there were I think 3 schedule changes including a relocation, and Ben wasn't sure where the new stage was. Plus it the talk was to follow the cosplay judging which took ages, meant that a queue for the talk couldn't form until the last minute and it caused much confusion. Not very professional though luckily Ben seemed to take it all in good spirit.
The sound quality was poor in the Holly talk on the Sunday, so even being only 3 rows away some of us struggled to hear her and Brian.
Such a shame as I don't remember so many obvious issues last year or at the other SM/ME events. It really did seem like the most crucial roles were handed out to the least experienced crew and that there was limited communication between them.
I had a great weekend overall, but I'm unlikely to attend a talk again.
I've met so far: Joss Whedon, Christian Kane, J August Richards, James Marsters, Steve Carlson (from the band Kane) Amy Acker, Sarah Thompson, Jewel Staite, Nick Brendon, Dennis Christopher, Mercedes McNab, Anthony Head, Charisma Carpenter, Vincent Kartheiser, Felicia Day, Keith Szarabajka, Mark Lutz, Andy Hallett, Nathan Fillion, Danny Strong, Tom Lenk, Armin Shimerman, Clare Kramer, George Hertzberg, James Leary, Indigo, Iyari Limon, Sean Maher, Christina Hendricks, Morena Baccarin, Summer Glau, Mark Sheppard, Michael Fairman, William Roache (Ken Barlow in Coronation Street), Alan Tudyk, Stephanie Romanov, Tony Hadley (Spandau Ballet) Elizabeth Anne Allen, Robin Sachs, Anthony Montgomery (Star Trek Enterprise) Chris Rankin (Percy Weasley in Harry Potter) Neil Roberts (Charmed) Jonathan Woodward, Dayne Johnson (Make up Angel/Buffy) Brent Spiner, Christopher Lloyd, the stand up comic Stephen K Amos, David Tennant, Paul Blake, Eve Myles, Rusty Goffe, Paul McGann, Arthur Darvill, Mike Edmonds...