2013/08/16 21:51:09 UTC

Schedule for This Weekend’s Zombie Con

Zombie Con will be taking place this weekend near Detroit, Michigan. The 2-day event includes a number of zombie-themed panels, screenings, and events, and we’ve been provided with the full schedule:

“With AMC’s hit series The Walking Dead on hiatus, Zombie fans are making summer plans to attend DETROIT ZOMBIE CON at the Motion Picture Institute in Troy, MI. Zombie Con is a two-day event that brings together Zombie, and Horror Fans, Creators, Artists, Novelists, Film Makers at Michigan’s premiere film school, MPI (www.mpifilm.com), in Troy, MI. –August 17th and 18th, 2013. Zombie Con is for Zombie lovers of all ages and places the emphasis on the creators and artisans working in the genre.”

DETROIT Z-CON: Schedule of Events:

SATURDAY, AUG 17th. Doors open at 10am (event times subject to change)

  • THE GALLERY OF THE DEAD (art exhibition) (10am to close)
  • MOVIE 1: Carnival of Souls 10am-1130am
  • PANEL DISCUSSION 1: The Evolution of the Zombie Film 1130am-1230pm
  • MOVIE 2: BIRTH OF THE LIVING DEAD 1230pm – 2pm
  • PANEL DISCUSSION 2: Why do we love Zombies w/Psychologist Kim W. 2pm-3pm
  • MOVIE 3: UNDERTAKER (presented by Synapse Films) 3pm-430pm
  • ZOMBIE BELLY DANCERS : 4pm – 5pm
  • MS. Z-CON PIN UP GIRL CONTEST 5pm-7pm
  • MOVIE 4: BATTLE OF THE DAMNED 7pm-9pm
  • AFTER PARTY: 9pm until the dawn of the dead…

DAY 2: SUNDAY, AUGUST 18th: Doors open at 10am

  • GALLERY OF THE DEAD (10am to close)
  • MIMESIS LIVE: ZOMBIE ROLE PLAYING(interactive haunted attraction) (12pm-3pm)
  • MOVIE 1: AMAZING ADVENTURES OF THE LIVING CORPSE (short film precedes) 10am-1130am
  • MOVIE 2: FANGORIA’S GERM Z 1130am-1pm
  • PANEL DISCUSSION 3: with DAWN OF THE DEAD stars DAVID EMGE, SCOTT REINIGER & COURTNEY GAINS (time tba)
  • MOVIE 3: SHORT FILM: Ian Bensman’s MISSION ZERO 1pm-130pm
  • MOVIE 4: SYNAPSE’S REEL ZOMBIES 130pm-3pm
  • MOVIE 5: SHORT FILM – Matt Cantu’s the ZOMBIE FACTOR 3pm-4pm
  • MOVIE 6: PORTRAIT OF A ZOMBIE (from Ireland) 4pm-530pm
  • ZOMBIE CRAWL with MS. ZCON and the Mimesis Zombie’s 5pm

Our own Jonathan James will be speaking on a few of the panels this weekend and we’ll be covering the event live. If you’re a Daily Dead reader and attending the convention, let us know. We’ll have prizes specifically for Daily Dead readers that seek us out.

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