FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
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 17 and 18, 2013.
Zombie Con is for Zombie lovers of all ages and places the emphasis on the creators and artisans working in the genre. There will be guest speakers, zombie themed art for sale, demonstrations, illustrators, novelists, film makers, make-up artists, inter-active events, and a Zombie beauty pageant! The convention includes a two-day film festival with rare and world premieres of zombie movies including the award winning documentary Birth of the Living Dead ahead of its worldwide release from First Run Features and Portrait of a Zombie from Ireland.
There will be panel discussions with Rue Morgue magazine's Editor-In-Chief Dave Alexander, film journalist Mike White (The Projection Booth podcast, ParaCinema magazine), author David Hayes (Cinema Head Cheese) and many others TBA. The Con will featured art work by renowned zombie artists Gary Pullin (Rue Morgue), Matt Busch (Star Wars) and more. Very soon we will be announcing our special guests. Guests are encouraged to come in zombie costume to participate in a fun zombie role playing events that will be recorded. Do not miss out on this one-of-a-kind event!
This is a convention with a fresh take on horror and entertainment emphasizing the creative process. Zombie Con is being sponsored by the Motion Picture Institute, Michigan's premiere film college and studio, co-producer of the Best Selling Anchor Bay / Starz hit motion picture Mimesis: Night of the Living Dead now available on DVD and VOD and coming to RedBox, F.Y.E (For Your Entertainment) and more. Tickets to Zombie Con are just $10 per day (plus a service fee and are available in advance via Event Brite at www.eventbrite.com or $15 at the door. Visit the official website at http://mark43094.wix.com/detroit-zombie-con.
If you wish to participate as a vendor or exhibitor please contact: Zombie Con at 248.563.9404