Writer/producer Lloyd Deane is in Inisfil, Ontario on July 30 for the Wreck-Beach Film Festival (http://www.domecountry.com/pages/selections2010.html) to screen his short science fiction film M-THEORY.
The Conference on Canadian Content in Speculative Arts and Literature or CAN-CON for short, is Ottawa's Premier celebration of Science Fiction and Fantasy. Started in 1992, CAN-CON has had as past guests most of the top authors in this field. Our guest of honor this year is Ottawa's own Marie Bilodeau. Open to the public, tickets are available through the website at http://can-con.org/, or at the door. Costumes are welcomed (though they aren't necessary).
This year's theme is Steampunk: Victorian Stylings with Punk attitude and a side of pipes & gears.
Guest of Honor:
- Marie Bilodeau
- Jean-Louis Trudel
- Karen Dales
- Matthew Johnson
- Eric Choi
- Hayden Trenholm
- R.A. Scully
Discussion Panels, Writers' Workshops, Costuming and gadgetry workshops, Steampunk Social and Dance, Book launches by some of our guests, Readings by Authors and Guests
The Travelodge Hotel and Conference Centre (former "Talisman")
1376 Carling Ave., Ottawa, Ontario
Friday 5pm to 1 am
Saturday 10am to 1am
Sunday 10am to 5pm