The All Types of Media Arts Convention (ATOMACON), a multi-genre sci-fi, gaming, fantasy, paranormal convention and short film festival, will return to North Charleston for its 6th annual three-day convention from November 22nd to November 24th at the Hilton Garden Inn near the Tanger Outlets.
This year’s family-friendly convention is scheduled to include:
- Panels on Costuming (Cosplay), Fringe Sciences, Science and Technology, Art and Music, Literature, Filmmaking and general Fandom such as Star Trek, Dr. Who, Star Wars, Marvel and DC Universes, and much more
- 2nd annual Independent Short Film Festival
- Sci-fi, Fantasy, and Horror Genres
- Entries can be made until August 1, 2019 here: https://filmfreeway.com/atomacon
- Guest of Honor: Myke Cole
- A military, sci-fi author and reality star of CBS’s “The Hunted”
- Author Special Guest: Faith Hunter
- Best-selling author
- Thirty-five other guest authors, paranormal experts, artists, and filmmaking professionals.
- Charity auction
- Benefits the Lowcountry Food Bank and Toby’s Fund for sick and abused animals
- Costume Contest
- Vendor Room
- Over 130 hours of workshops, discussion panels, movie screenings, kid’s activities and many more interactive events
The convention’s hours are as follows:
- Friday, 11/22: 3 pm – Midnight
- Saturday, 11/23: 10 am – Midnight
- Sunday, 11/24: 10 am – 3 pm
Three-day convention memberships are available at the door and cost $45 for adults, $25 for teens 13-18, and children 12 and under are free with a paying adult. The pre-register rate of $30, $20 teens is available until June 1st. Group Rates are available for groups of 10 of more pre-registering at the same time.
For more information, visit the official website. The Hilton Garden Inn is located at 45265 International Blvd. in North Charleston.