All Types of Media Arts Convention (ATOMACON), an event focused on sci-fi, fantasy, and science, will return to North Charleston from November 30th until December 2nd at the Hilton Garden Inn near Tanger Mall.
This year’s convention is scheduled to include:
- Guest of Honor: Star Wars author Jason Fry
- Artist Guest of Honor: John Hairston, Jr.
- Special Author Guest: Bestselling author Gail Z. Martin
- 35 other guest authors, paranormal experts, artists, and filmmaking professionals
- Charity auction to benefit the Sea Turtle Care Center
- Costume Contest
- Vendor Room
- Concerts from the Dimensional Riffs, Antler Hill, Nefarious Filk Ferrets, Gray Reinhart
- Over 130 hours of workshops, discussion panels, movie screenings, kid’s activities, and more interactive events.
- Sanctioned Pokémon Tournaments
- Costuming (Cosplay), Fringe Sciences, Science and Technology, Art and Music, Literature, and general Fandom such as Star Trek, Dr. Who, Star Wars, Marvel and DC Universes, and much more
- Independent Short Film Festival which will feature 20 or more short films in the Sci-fi, Fantasy,
and Horror genres
The convention’s hours are as follows:
- Friday, 11/30: 3 pm – Midnight
- Saturday, 12/1: 10 am – Midnight
- Sunday, 12/2: 10 am – 3 pm
For more information, visit the official website. The Hilton Garden Inn is located at 45265 International Blvd. in North Charleston.