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  1. Cosplay thread

    Only if you want to! We encourage anyone who wants to to enter the Cosplay masquerade, but not everyone feels comfortable going on stage and there will be lots of Cosplayers there who just want to soak up the atmosphere of the convention I would say that you should be prepared for people to ask you for photos though :)
  2. It shouldn't be a problem, but if you do find yourself in that situation speak to the red shirt on the door - just don't leave it 'til 5 minutes before the shoot is due to start!
  3. Cosplay thread

    The biggest consideration when starting out in cosplay is deciding what character you want to portray. It takes time and effort to create cosplay and then you'll be wearing it all day at a Con so if you don't love your character it can take some of the fun out of the whole experience. Being excited about your cosplay character also helps to keep you motivated! Once you've decided what character you want to be collect reference photos so you can work out what skills you will need to replicate the outfit - some costumes require sewing, some require working with foam or Worbla and some need metal or leather work. Once you know these main things you can hunt on YouTube and find Facebook groups to help point you in the right direction! If you follow the Cosplay at Showmasters Facebook page you'll see links to our Cosplay Guest pages who often do tutorials and if you can get to any of our regional events the guests do great panels with tips for cosplayers at any level Hope this helps!
  4. Registration for the Cosplay Masquerade at Film and Comic Con Cardiff is now open at surveymonkey.co.uk/r/cosplaycardiff Brought to you in association with Tuppence Magazine the Cosplay Masquerade gives you a fantastic opportunity to show off your Cosplay and be in with a chance of winning our £250 first place prize and automatic entry in the Cosplay at Showmasters Grand Final at LFCC 2018 The Masquerade at Cardiff is always hotly contested and spaces are limited so the only way you can guarentee your place is to register online asap!!
  5. Don't forget to sign up online for the Cosplay Masquerade by 9pm on Friday to guarantee your spot and music choice! https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/cosplaysheffield Who's thinking of entering?
  6. VT TICKETS, Fairness needed

    They are supposed to be taken from you for exactly the reasons you state... I'm sure that this will be picked up and reinforced at crew briefing for the next event
  7. Its about a 15% drop out rate which isn't unreasonable for an event of this size
  8. Just a quick post to let you know where things stand on the Cosplay Masquerade at LFCC Friday is over half full Saturday is full Sunday has only 10 places left If you want to guarantee your place for Friday or Sunday we recommend you register asap via the LFCC website and choose Zones > Cosplay Zone > and choose the sign up link half way down the page The sign up link will close on Wednesday night and any places left will be allocated on the day on a first come basis at the Cosplay Registration desk If you have signed up for the masquerade please remember that you need to confirm your registration at the Cosplay desk by 1pm at the latest or your place will be forfeited and allocated to someone else See you all om Friday Gerri Cosplay at Showmasters
  9. Are guns for cosplay allowed?

    There are a couple of small changes not reflected in the rules on the site. Showmasters staff are no longer able to hold any confiscated props. These would have to be checked into any cloakroom facilities which may incur additional cost In terms of Guns for Cosplay, if your gun looks realistic then it must have an orange / red tip to clearly show it isn't real. This can be done with tape if you don't wish to use paint. We also advise that you keep any realistic looking weapons wrapped up inside your bags until you get to the venue, as some of the public don't get Cosplay and may be concerned if they see you!
  10. LFCC Cosplay Timetable Announced

    You can enter as a team or an individual, you get an answer sheet and have to create a team name. We then go through 15 questions on various fandoms with a few bonus points on offer. If all goes to plan your host doesn't give away any answers *cough* Winchesters *cough* You hand in your answer sheet and while the Cosplay Masquerade is happening these are marked. While we are waiting for the Judges to decide on the Masqerade Winners we give out the answers and award prizes for the overall winner, best (family friendly) Team Name and one other random category that's decided on the day :)
  11. LFCC Cosplay Timetable Announced

    We'll have some images up on the screen of various Cosplays from past events and you are challenged to do your best sketch of one of the images at any point during the time. You then submit your entries at the Cosplay Registration Desk and a winner is chosen for each day who will win a prize (Prizes are confirmed on the day!)
  12. Any Stargate Cosplayers going?

    As long as your P90 is not fireable and is kitted out with an orange tip then you will be okay. Please keep in mind that the general public are not always aware of cosplay so we recommend you keep any realistic looking weapons wrapped and stowed until you get to the venue! it would be great to see any Stargate Cosplayers in the Cosplay Zone - maybe a group Cosplay photo shoot is in order!! Gerri Cosplay at Showmasters
  13. Cosplay props

    You will have no issues with a wand as long as you're not planning on poking people in the eye with it Gerri Cosplay at Showmasters
  14. Hi Ray We will have Cosplay changing rooms available at this event although their final location is to be determined. So keep an eye out for the floor plans being issued on the forum Gerri Cosplay at Showmasters
  15. 'Costumes' over "Cosplay"

    And please come to see us in the Cosplay Zone! We love seeing everyone's costumes be they Shop Bought, Commissioned or Handmade You can even enter the masquerade if you want to, you won't be eligible for the grand prize as costumes have to be 80% handmade for that but we do have other categories like performance you can win and it's great fun to take part :) Gerri Cosplay at Showmasters
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