Schedule

CurioCon 2017 Schedule

Saturday

Time Location Event
9 am Exhibit Hall CurioCon Opens!
All Day Bricks LA Zone LEGO® games, speed builds, blind builds, kids play area, and more! Stop by the Bricks LA Zone to see what’s happening and join in the brick built fun!
10 am Stage Working Artists
Find out what it takes to work in a variety of artistic fields from industry veterans! What do their jobs entail? How did they get there? How do they handle the glamour and fame? Come here their stories and bring your questions!
11:30 am Stage Inside Independent Toys
Independent toy producers share tips and tricks for creating collectible action figures, mini figures, plush, vinyl, and more. Join designers, sculptors, and manufacturers as they discuss a variety of toy development methods, from concept and funding through production and distribution. Find out how toys evolve from design to prototype and explore different methods of production from hand cast resin to overseas manufacturing. Come be part of the growing designer toy community!
1 pm Stage How To Create Characters and The World They Live In (AKA So you want to pitch a show?)
with Caroline Foley & Emily Brundige
Caroline Foley and Emily Brundige are creative professionals with nearly 20 years experience between them. With eight development deals, an animated pilot (Caroline Foley: “Toasty Tales”) and webseries (Emily Brundige: “Pubertina”) under their belt, they know what it takes to get your idea out of your head and into the hands of development executives. Share their experiences of creating and pitching content for children’s animated programming and how to apply that to your own ideas. Learn how to create engaging characters and the world they live in!
2 pm Stage LEGO the Box: How to use LEGO to build more than just what’s on the box!
Join Brandon Galvan and a panel of LEGO artists to explore the brick built world of what’s possible when you throw away the instructions and start using the bricks as a medium for your art!
3 pm Stage Hi Warbie & Yama! with Animator / Artist Arut Tantasirin
Screening of “Cheez…z”, an award-winning animated short and discussion with Arut Tantasirin, the creator of the short and adorable characters. He will be talking about the inspiration behind the film and showing some development process. Arut will also be presenting “Warbie Yama” digital and physical products, website, some images from fans and his concept of compassion for the brand.
4 pm Stage Working Artists
Find out what it takes to work in a variety of artistic fields from industry veterans! What do their jobs entail? How did they get there? How do they handle the glamour and fame? Come here their stories and bring your questions!
6 pm Exhibit Hall CurioCon Closes

Sunday

Time Location Event
10 am Exhibit Hall CurioCon Opens!
All Day Bricks LA Zone LEGO® games, speed builds, blind builds, kids play area, and more! Stop by the Bricks LA Zone to see what’s happening and join in the brick built fun!
11 am Stage The Business of Conventions
There are conventions for just about everything now – comics, anime, toys, art, tv shows…the list goes on and on. Fan conventions are super fun but they are also serious business for vendors. Learn about how producers, artists, and convention organizers work behind the scenes to showcase their products at a variety of events.
1 pm Stage Working Artists
Find out what it takes to work in a variety of artistic fields from industry veterans! What do their jobs entail? How did they get there? How do they handle the glamour and fame? Come here their stories and bring your questions!
2 pm Stage Independent Tabletop Gaming
Tabletop gaming has experienced a massive resurgence which has opened the door for game creators to develop their ideas both independently and through established producers. Take a peek behind the scenes as we discuss various aspects of indie game development including production and logistics as well as getting games in front of the masses!
3 pm Stage Working Artists
Find out what it takes to work in a variety of artistic fields from industry veterans! What do their jobs entail? How did they get there? How do they handle the glamour and fame? Come here their stories and bring your questions!
5 on Exhibit Hall CurioCon Closes

*Please note – events and times are subject to change.