September 14-16, 2012
 
Ramada Conference Center
1601 N. Universal Ave.
Kansas City, MO 64120
 
Celebrities!  Artists!  Authors! 
Vendors of all kinds! 
   
 
 
 
   
   
 
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
    
 
 
 
      
 
    
 
    
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
    
 
    
 
     
 
    

     
 
      
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
Here is our Schedule of Events!
We are in process of getting everything scheduled and it's filling up quickly! 
Please note that some things scheduled may change!
 Check back often and note that we will have a current complete schedule available at the convention!
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
Thurday, Sept. 13, 2012
 
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM   Vendor Setup
 
Friday, Sept. 14, 2012 
  
 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM  Vendor Setup
 
 2:00 PM   Box Office opens for ticket sales
  
 3:00 PM   Early Admission to the Convention for VIP ticket holders
 
 4:00 PM   Ballroom Doors Open For All
 
 4:00 PM   Screening of "Star Trek: Of Gods & Men" (2007) starring Walter Koenig & directed
                     by Tim Russ in the Movie Room
                    Forty years after their first mission, Chekov and Uhura, along with John Harriman, former 
                   Captain of the Enterprise-B, come together for the dedication of a very special ship.  However,
                   their reunion is cut short whey they receive a distress call from an all-too-familiar planet,  
                   where they meet up with an almost-forgotten face, and in an instant something happens, or
                   rather, doesn't happen, that presses the three friends to embark on a mission that will forever
                   change their lives.
 
 4:30 PM   Straight Outta Comicon Performs in the Bar
 
 6:00 PM   Paranormal Activity Cast Panel / Q&A with Ashley Palmer, Amber Armstrong, &                             Mark Fredrichs in the Movie Room
 
 7:30 PM   Screening of "Crushed" (2009) directed by Patrick Johnson in the Movie Room
                   Love can be painful. Very painful. The intriguing-on-the-outside, twisted-and-tortured-on-the-
                   inside Tara sets her sights on the unassuming guy-next-door Ray. Their innocent flirting turns
                   into a regretful one night stand which he hopes to put behind him. Tara has different plans for
                   their relationship. It becomes horrifically apparent that she refuses to be cast aside and is
                   willing to go to sick extremes to keep her man as people in Ray's life are met with torturous
                   ends. Amidst this violently twisted love story unfolds a profound social commentary on love and
                   the effects of violence.
 
 8:00 PM    Ballroom Doors Close
 
 8:30 PM   Cocktail Party and Concert in the Bar - Tickets are $15.00 and all procedes go to
                     The Wounded Warrior Project.
 
 9:30 PM   Screening of "Eliminators" (1986) starring Denise Crosby & directed by Peter
                     Manoogian in the Movie Room
                     Join Denise Crosby as she introduces the film!
                   As part of their experiments in time travel, Drs. Reeves and Takada construct a cyborg
                  "Mandroid" with the body of a downed pilot. After the success of the initial experiments,
                   Reeves decides to have the Mandroid scrapped. Not wishing to be taken apart, Mandroid flees
                   with the help of Dr. Takeda, who is killed for his disobedience. Distraught by the death of his
                   one friend, the Mandroid goes north to America in search of someone who can help him in
                   getting revenge and stopping Dr. Reeves in whatever evil plan he intends to use his time
                   machine for.
  
12:00 AM   Screening of "Coffin" (2011) directed by Kipp Tribble and Derik Wingo in the
                      Movie Room
                      Join Patrick Barnitt as he introduces the film!
                    Jack Samms' evening started normal enough. But then the mysterious masked stranger, known as Trick,
                    pays him a visit. Within minutes, Jack is faced with a ticking clock after Trick reveals that Jack's              
                    estranged wife and her lover are buried in a wooden box - and will be out of oxygen in 75 minutes. With 
                    two cops hot on his trail, Jack must try to avoid being framed for his wife's murder while under Trick's 
                    constant watch. When a pay-off to Trick goes wrong, Jack must engage in a dangerous game of cat and  
                    mouse with the masked stranger in order to save his wife... and himself.
 
  
 Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012
 
 2:30 AM   Screening of "The Monster of Phantom Lake" (2006) directed by Christopher R.
                     Mihm in the Movie Room
                   A faithful "re-imagining" of 1950's Cold War era, B-grade, drive-in horror movies, The Monster
                   of Phantom Lake follows proud scientist Professor Jackson, his graduate student, and five swell
                   teenagers as they discover the terrifying effects of "Atomic Waste" in the form of a horribly
                   mutated "shell-shocked" World War II soldier / lake-algae monster!
 
 4:00 AM   Screening of "Voyage To Prehistoric Planet" (1965) directed by Curtis Harrington
                     in the Movie Room 
                   In 2020, after the colonization of the moon, the spaceships Vega, Sirius and Capella are launched from
                   Lunar Station 7. They are to explore Venus under the command of Professor Hartman, but an asteroid
                   collides and explodes Capella. The leader ship Vega stays orbiting and sends the astronauts Kern and
                   Sherman with the robot John to the surface of Venus, but they have problems with communication with
                   Dr. Marsha Evans in Vega. The Sirius lands in Venus and Commander Brendan Lockhart, Andre Ferneau
                   and Hans Walter explore the planet and are attacked by prehistoric animals. They use a vehicle to seek
                   Kern and Sherman while collecting samples from the planet. Meanwhile John helps the two cosmonauts to
                   survive in the hostile land.
 
 5:30 AM  Screening of "The Terror" (1963) directed by Roger Corman in the Movie Room
                     A young officer in Napoleon's army pursues a mysterious woman to the castle of an elderly Baron.
 
 7:30 AM   Screening of "They Came from Beyond Space" (1967) directed by Freddie Francis
                     in the Movie Room
                     Scientists investigating an unusual meteor shower in a rural field are possessed by an alien force bent on
                   an ulterior purpose.
 
 8:00 AM   Box Office Opens for Ticket Sales
 
 9:00 AM   Early Admission to the Convention for VIP Ticket Holders
 
 9:30 AM   Screening of "The Little Shop of Horrors" (1960) directed by Roger Corman in the
                     Movie Room
                     Seymour is a young man who works in a flower store. He manages to create a carnivorous
                   plant that feeds on human flesh. Nobody knows about it, so Seymour and the plant become
                   good "friends". The plant needs food to grow up, so it convinces him to start killing people.
 
10:00 AM   Straight Outta Comicon preforms in the Bar
 
10:00 AM   Ballroom Doors Open For All
 
11:00 AM   Screening of "Night of the Living Dead: The Puppet Show" (2010) by Angry Young   
                      Men LTD in the Movie Room
                    Yet another damn remake of George Romero's 1968 classic, "Night of the Living Dead: The
                    Puppet Show" captures the horror, suspense adn psychological tension of the original film, but
                    re-imaged as a zany 30 minute funhouse ride.
 
12:00 PM   Stargate Cast Panel / Q&A with Cliff Simon, Jay Acovone & Alexis Cruz in the Movie
                      Room
 
12:00 PM  KC Reign preforms in the Bar
 
  1:00 PM   Beth Cooper-Meyer presentation "Hoarding and the Paranormal" in the Movie
                      Room
 
 2:00 PM   Star Trek Panel / Q&A with Walter Koenig, Denise Crosby, Bob Gunton, Bill Blair,
                     Patrick Barnitt, and Glenn Morshower in the Movie Room
 
 2:30 PM   Marie Demars performs in the Bar
 
 3:30 PM   Screening of "The Afflicted" (2010) starring Leslie Easterbrook & directed by                             Jason Stoddard in the Movie Room
                     *MUST BE 18 YEAR OF AGE OR OLDER TO BE ADMITTED INTO THIS MOVIE!
                   A story of incomprehensible abuse delivered by an explosively violent mother of four.
                   Journey through the mind of a child that experiences a living hell, defined and defended by the
                   twisted religious beliefs of her mother.
 
  5:00 PM   The Ballroom Closes
 
  6:00 PM   Celebrity Dinner in the Fireside Room - Tickets are $75.00 & limited to 50 seats!
                      Dinner will include main entree, salad, 3 side, & dessert
 
  6:00 PM   Screening of "Nailbiter" (2012) directed by Patrick Rea in the Movie Room
                    In the shadow of the storm it waits. A horror film that combines classic monster movie
                    elements set within the backdrop of unpredictable Kansas weather. Start with a mother and
                    her three daughters forced to take shelter from an advancing tornado in a local storm cellar.
                    What is waiting for them underneath is another story entirely.
 
  8:00 PM   Screening of "D4" (2010) directed by Darrin Dickerson in the Movie Room
                    D4 follows a team of special ops mercenaries on a mission to rescue a kidnapped kid believed
                    to be held in an abandoned government facility. Hired by the boy's mother, a wealthy doctor
                    with high reaching influence, all seems to be an easy job. But as things unfold, what was
                    meant to be a simple search and rescue turns into a fight for survival.
 
  8:00 PM   Mardi Gras Party to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project in the Bar 
                      Featuring an accoustic concert by actress Patricia Vonne and some blues-based rock and soul by
                   Kyle Elliott and Voodoo Soul. Tickets are $5.00 and all procedes go to the Wounded Warrior Project!
 
 
                                    During the Party:
                                      8:30   PM Actress Patricia Vonne performs
                                      9:30   PM Glen Simpson performs
                                    10:30   PM Kyle Elliott and Voodoo Soul performs
 
 
10:00 PM   Screening of "The Hazing" (2004) starring Tiffany Shepis in the Movie Room
                       The Evil Dead meets Scream as an evil professor, through an ancient staff and a book of incantation,
                    posseses the bodies of a group of fraterity and sorority pledges during a night of "hazing" activities in an
                    abandoned mansion. When the students meet one grisly death after another, the survivors finally realize
                    it's the professor who is possessing their friends and killing them all off. Now none of them trust each
                    other-- is it their friends or puppets of the professor that they're hanging with? Somone better figure it
                    out quick... or none of them will make it through the hellish night of The Hazing!
 
12:00 AM   Red Carpet Premier of "The Taking of Savannah" (2011) Produced by
                      Digital Grindhouse followed by Q&A in Movie Room - Tickets are $5.00 and
                      includes admission to after party
                      MUST BE OVER 18 YEARS OF AGE TO BE ADMITTED TO THIS EVENT!
                      Five thugs and an unknowing girlfriend make a BIG mistake when they kidnap and hold young Hollywood
                   "celebutante" Savannah Sondheim (heiress to the Sondheim tissue fortune) for a weekend to collect a
                   ransom.  When Savannah escapes, it becomes a brutal fight for survival where friends turn against one
                   another and fight for their lives.
 
  1:30 AM   After Party for the Red Carpet Premier of "The Taking of Savannah" at the 
                      Outdoor Patio and Pool
 
 
 
 Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012
 
  2:00 AM  Screening of "Down the Road"  (2011) directed by Jason Christopher in the
                     Movie Room
                     A group of college students excape their trubled lives but only to find themselves fighting for their lives
                   from a revenge seeking mad man.
 
 
 4:00 AM   Screening of "House Of Ghosts" (2012) directed by Christopher R. Mihm in
                      the Movie Room
                Writer/Director Christopher R. Mihm pays tribute to the works of William Castle, the master of classic
                   horror. Rich socialites have a tradition of throwing exclusive dinner parties. This time, they've booked a
                   spiritual medium who promises to open a portal to the great beyond. Can the group survive the night or
                   will ignoring the medium's warning be the last thing they ever do? 
 
 6:00 AM   Screening of "First Spaceship on Venus" (1960) directed by Kurt Maetzig in
                     the Movie Room
                     When an alien artifact discovered on Earth is found to have come from Venus, an international team of
                   astronauts embarks to investigate its origins.
 
 8:00 AM   Screening of "Bathman: The Movie" (1966) directed by Leslie H. Martinson in
                      the Movie Room
                      The archvillains of The United Underworld - The Catwoman, The Joker, The Riddler and The Penguin - 
                   combine forces to dispose of Batman and Robin as they launch their fantastic plot to control the entire
                   world. From his submarine, Penguin and his cohorts hijack a yacht containing a superdehydrator, which
                   can extract all moisture from humans and reduce them to particles of dust. The evildoers turn the 9
                   Security Council members in the United World Building into 9 vials of multicolored crystals! Batman and
                   Robin track the villains in their Batboat and use Batcharge missles to force the sub to surface.
 
 8:00 AM   Box Office opens for Ticket sales 
 
 9:00 AM    Early Admission to the Ballroom for VIP Ticket Holders
 
10:00 AM   Ballroom Doors Open For All
 
10:00 AM   Tiffany Shepis presentation / Q&A "Overuse of the term Scream Queen" in the
                      Movie Room
 
11:30 AM   Screening of "Night of the Living Dead: The Puppet Show" (2010) by Angry Young
                      Men LTD in the Movie Room
                   Yet another damn remake of George Romero's 1968 classic, "Night of the Living Dead: The
                   Puppet Show" captures the horror, suspense adn psychological tension of the original film, but
                   re-imaged as a zany 30 minute funhouse ride. 
 
 
 1:00 PM    Screening of "Waterfront Nightmare" (2012) directed by Clark Birchmeier in
                      the Movie Room
                   Seven college friends decide to spend their spring break in a remote waterfront cabin to party for the
                   week.  When they arrive they discover something is not right.  They discover that their lives are in
                   jeopardy.  The partying stops when they each start disappearing one by one.
 
 2:00 PM   Straight Outta Comicon preforms in the Bar
 
 3:00 PM   Screening on "House on Haunted Hill" (1959) directed by William Castle in the
                     Movie Room
                     Eccentric millionaire Fredrick Loren and his 4th wife, Annabelle, have invited 5 people to the house on
                   Haunted Hill for a "Haunted House" party.  Whoever will stay in the house for one night will earn ten
                   thousand dollars each.  As the night progresses, all the guests are trapped inside the house with ghosts,
                   murderers, and other terrors.
 
 5:00 PM   The Ballroom Closes
 
 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM  Vendor Tear-Down
 
 
 
 
 
Con X  and Froggy's Photos bring celebrity photo-ops  to the show!

This is the ultimate convention souvenir! Stand side to side with the celebrity of your choice and pose for a professional 8x10 photograph! Photographs are lab quality and printed on-site so they are available same day! A memorial keepsake to add to any convention package. Buy as many as you like!
Check the Schedule below for the times and rates!