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Friday, July 19th

Tapping The Land

A Celebration of Magic The Gathering
We all played it, we all loved it. Heck, we still love it. Come share your love
for the greatest game to ever grace a high school hallway floor.
Panel: Henry Glasheen
Panel Room A (Function 2) Friday 1:00pm-1:50pm

Dwight In Shining Armor Pilot Screening

After Dwight, a 21st century teen, falls into an ancient, underground chamber
- he awakens a warrior princess, her court magicians, and many medieval villains that have been sleeping for a thousand years. Consequently, he is
now spellbound to protect the princess from her hordes of enemies.
Panel Room A (Function 2) Friday 3:00pm-3:50pm

Those of Wit and Learning

Everything Great About Ravenclaw
It’s time to come and represent your house! Gather together for
a discussion about what makes Ravenclaws the best,
and make sure to wear your colors for a big cosplay meetup.
Panel: Paul Draper
Panel Room A (Function 2) Friday 5:00pm-5:50pm

Remembering The Forgotten Realms

If you haven’t sampled this majestic D&D setting, then you are,
in for a real treat. Come join our lore masters as they guide you through
the misty paths of the Forgotten Realms.
Panel: Jared Nathan Garrett (Moderator) | Dan Willis
Panel Room A (Function 2) Friday 7:00pm-8:00pm

Cosplay 101

Everything You Need to Know to Get Started
Cosplay is for everyone, but everyone needs to start somewhere.
Come and learn, from the experts as they guide you into a world of pure imagination. Living there, you’ll be free, if you truly wish to be.
Panel: Julie Johnson (Moderator) | Travis Hysell
Eric Browning | Orbit R. Brown
Panel Room B (Function 3) Friday 2:00pm-2:50pm

How to be a Great D&D Player

How can you be the kind of player that is a joy to have at the table?
The kind of player who enriches the experience, deepens the drama,
heightens the humor, and enlivens the night? Come and find out.
Panel: Dan Willis (Moderator), Julie Johnson, Jared Nathan Garrett,
Henry Glasheen, Willard Brannen
Panel Room B (Function 3) Friday 4:00pm-4:50pm

The Just and the Loyal

Everything Great About Hufflepuff
It’s time to come and represent your house! Gather together
for a discussionabout what makes Hufflepuffs the best,
and make sure to wear your colors for a big cosplay meetup.
Panel: Travis Hysell (Moderator), Julie Johnson, Susan M Phelan
Panel Room B (Function 3) Friday 6:00pm-6:50pm

So, You Want to be a Writer

If you have aspirations to become a writer, your in the right place.
(Yes, that was spelled wrong on purpose.
If you noticed, that’s a good sign)
Panel: Candace J Thomas (Moderator) | Susan M Phelan
Ali Cross | Nathan Shumate | Ben Simmons
Stage Friday 1:00pm-1:55pm

Paul Draper Magic Show

Nothing can eclipse the wonder that is real magic.
Come and join master magician Paul Draper as he reveals that magic
that exists in the world all around us, if you know where to look.
Panel: Paul Draper
Stage Friday 3:00pm – 3:25pm

Choose Your Own Apocalypse

How will the world end? Only you can decide in this interactive presentation
where you the audience are the director of the last disaster movie you will ever need.
Panel: Craig Nybo (Moderator), Ali Cross,
Nathan Shumate, Adrienne Monson Torkildson
Stage Friday 4:30pm-4:55pm

Utah LARPers

Have you ever wanted to be part of an epic battle? A timeless quest?
Well, now you don’t have to be an extra in a movie to live your dream,
you can make your dream a reality.
Stage Friday 5:30pm-6:25pm

Dungeon Darlings

Sometimes irreverent, always engaging, often exciting, frequently unpredictable.
Come watch as the Dungeon Darlings play D&D live on our stage.
Anything can happen, and probably will.
Stage Friday 7:00pm-8:00pm

Jason Fun Kids Magic Class

Want to be a real magician? Well, now you can.
Learn from the master himself in this special paid class.
Amaze your friends, mystify your parents. Befuddle your coworkers.
Great for the young and the young at heart.
Panel Room A (Function 2) Friday 2:00pm-2:50pm

Choose Your Destiny

The Latest and Greatest in Comic Books
We love comics, and you do too. Come join in as our experts share
the hidden gems and fan favorites of the last year.
Panel: Rachelle Hardy (Moderator) | Christopher James
Panel Room A (Function 2) Friday 4:00pm-4:50pm

The Power Of Rock

Fantasy Artwork in Heavy Metal
Have your ever rocked so hard that it breaks the laws of physics?
Walls explode, unicorns trot by, and wizards reach for the stars.
Come & join in the discussion about the long tradition of
fantasy art iin heavy metal.
Panel: Eric Browning,Rachelle Hardy, Henry Glasheen (Moderator)
Panel Room A (Function 2) Friday 6:00pm-6:50pm

Worldbuilding 101: Geography & Cultures

What do they eat? What do they worship? What do they value?
Come & learn how to build a civilization from the ground up
that will make your stories feel rich and authentic in this special panel.
Dan Willis (Moderator) | Adrienne Monson | Paul Draper | Dani Powers
Panel Room B (Function 3) Friday 1:00pm-1:50pm

The Magic of Being a NoMaj

Why Dan Fogler is the Best Part of Fantastic Beasts
Why does this unassuming baker resonate so deeply with us? In a world,
filled with magic, why does the magic of a pure soul prove to be the most engaging? Come join us in this discussion of why is the best.
Panel: Travis Tate (Moderator), Susan M Phelan, Christopher James,
Panel Room B (Function 3) Friday 3:00pm-3:50pm

The Dark Crystal

A Fantasy Film Unlike Any Other
It may have scared you, it may have given you nightmares, but you cannot
deny that The Dark Crystal exists in a category all of its own.
Panel: Travis Tate (Moderator) | Angela Heartly, | Rachelle Hardy | Dan Willis
Panel Room B (Function 3) Friday 5:00pm-5:50pm

We Love Vampires

From blood sucking monsters to misunderstood outcasts,
the beautiful beasts of the night never cease to tug at
our imaginations and occasionally our heartstrings.
Panel: Ali Cross (Moderator) | Adrienne Monson | Christopher James | Julie Frost
Panel Room B (Function 3) Friday 7:00pm-8:00pm

Swords, Spears & Axes Oh My!

Forget movie props and flimsy replicas, these are the real things!
How they were made, how they were worn,
and how they were used.
Dive into the history of real life weapons.
Panel: C David Belt
Stage Friday 2:00pm-2:55pm

Utah Puppet Guild

It’s time to play the music, it’s time to light the lights.
It’s time to put on makeup, it’s time to dress up right.
It’s time for something special, just for your eyes.
Panel: Utah Puppetry Guild
Stage Friday 3:30pm-4:25pm

Harry Potter Mad Libs

Our wonderful _____(plural noun)______ will delight and _____(adjective)____you
in this thematic _____(noun)______ of a _____(possessive noun)______classic game
Panel: Adrienne Monson Torkildson (Moderator),
Travis Tate, Paul Draper, Candace J Thomas
Stage Friday 5:00pm-5:25pm

Jason Fun Magic Show

Whether it’s your child’s birthday party, a family show,
or a Wizarding Days convention, Jason will ensure everyone has a good time.
Panel: Jason Fun
Stage Friday 6:30pm-6:55pm

Saturday, July 20th

Design & Create Your Own Fantasy World

How do you take a void, fill it with land, rivers, peoples, and creatures
Come learn from our experts in this interactive experience where you will see
how the creative process plays out right before your eyes.
Dani Powers (Moderator), Rachelle Hardy, Rafael Hohmann, B.A. Simmons
Panel Room A (Function 2) Saturday 10:00am-10:50am

World Building 201: Histories and Languages

History is like a river, with its cycles and patterns. Shaped by it's surroundings,
at once inevitable and unpredictable. So do languages evolve over time
in predictable and yet startlingly spontaneous ways.
Panel: John M. Olsen (Moderator), Jared Nathan Garrett, Paul Draper
Panel Room A (Function 2) Saturday 12:00pm-12:50pm

Virtual Reality Launch Pad

Intro to the past/present/future of VR with hands-on interactions
in educational & entertainment VR experiences on several mainstream platforms.
Panel: Ryan L. Buchanan
Panel Room A (Function 2) Saturday 2:00pm-2:50pm

Those Cunning Folk, Why Slytherin is Awesome

t’s time to come and represent your house! Gather together for
a discussion about what makes Slytherins the best, and make sure to wear
your colors for a big cosplay meetup.
Candace J Thomas (Moderator), Christopher James, Cat Umano, Chelsey Bloomfield
Panel Room A (Function 2) Saturday 4:00pm-4:50pm

Why Slytherin is Awesome

Those Cunning Folk
It’s time to come and represent your house! Gather together for
a discussion about what makes Slytherins the best, and make sure to
wear your colors for a big cosplay meetup.
Candace J Thomas (Moderator), Christopher James, Cat Umano, Chelsey Bloomfield
Panel Room A (Function 2) Saturday 4:00pm-4:50pm

Why LOTR Will Always be the Best

Sometimes a work of art becomes something more. It seeps into our collective consciousness, gets into the marrow of who we are, shapes our beliefs, inspires our actions, guides our words. Sometimes a story becomes something more than entertainment. Sometimes it becomes a part of who we are.
Panel: Henry Glasheen (Moderator) | Dani Powers | Paul Draper
Dan Willis | Willard Brannen
Panel Room B (Function 3) Saturday 11:00am-11:50am

How to Be a Great Dungeon Master

Who makes the characters feel real, the world feel alive, the adventure feel epic,
and the consequences feel real. Who makes every victory feel earned and
every defeat feel fair, Come learn how to be that kind of Dungeon Master.
Panel: Henry Glasheen (Moderator) | Dani Powers | Paul Draper
Dan Willis | Willard Brannen
anel Room B (Function 3) Saturday 11:00am-11:50am

Celebrating Stranger Things

What do you get when you mix one cup investigative drama, one cup supernatural horror, half a teaspoon of Dungeons and Dragons, a pinch of 80’s nostalgia,
and a dash of childlike sensibilities? You get Stranger Things.
Panel: Damon Ricks (Moderator) | Travis Tate | Jake Dietz | Cat Umano
Angela Heartly | Luke Hunsaker
Panel Room B (Function 3) Saturday 1:00pm-2:00pm

31st Anniversary of Willow

The Greatest Movie You’ve Never Seen! Move over LOTR, there is
another adventure starring a little person, and it is a fun, engaging, spectacular romp
through a world of magic and danger. Welcome, little ones, to the world of Willow.
Panel: Jared Quan (Moderator) | Candace J Thomas | Travis Hysell
Jake Dietz | Ali Cross | Angela Heartly
Panel Room B (Function 3) Saturday 3:00pm-3:50pm

Severus Snape, Hero or Villain?

Complicated, reserved, controlled, and cold. Can any of us ever say
we really know the heart of Severus Snape? After all, what can really
be known about someone so impenetrable that he can look
Lord Voldemort in the eyes and lie. Even after all these years,
we still find ourselves asking. Who is Severus?
Panel: Travis Tate (Moderator) | Debra Jenson |Jake Dietz
Panel Room B (Function 3) Saturday 5:00pm-5:50pm

Space Magic

Why We Love Wizards in our Sci-Fi
There’s a reason why Fantasy & Sci-Fi share the same shelf space at the bookstore.
While they may use different words and concepts to explain the presence of it,
both are unshakably built upon a foundation of fantastical elements.
Panel: Ali Cross (Moderator) | Powers Gama Martinez
Adrienne Monson Torkildson | Nathan Shumate | Luke Hunsaker
Panel Room B (Function 3) Saturday 7:00pm-8:00pm

Jason Fun Magic Show

Whether it’s your child’s birthday party, a family show,
or a Wizarding Days convention,
Jason will ensure everyone has a good time.
Panel: Jason Fun
Stage Saturday 10:30-10:55

The Trial of Severus Snape

Guilty or Innocent?
Esteemed members of the jury, you have heard the evidence,
you have heard the testimonies, you have glanced inside the pensieve,
and you have gazed into the eyes of the accused.
Chelsey Bloomfield (Moderator) | Cat Umano | Angela Heartly | Rachelle Hardy
Stage Saturday 11:30am-11:55am

So, You Want to be a Writer

Here’s How (Saturday Edition
If you have aspirations to become a writer, your in the right place.
(Yes, that was spelled wrong on purpose. If you noticed, that’s a good sign)
Dan Willis (Moderator) | John M. Olsen | Jared Quan | Craig Nybo | Ben Ireland
Stage Saturday 1:00pm-1:50pm

Cosplay Contest and Parade

Stage Saturday 3:00pm-4:50pm



What’s Your Patronus?

First a discussion about what your patronus says about you, then an activity
where members of the audience are given a patronus by the panelists.
Panel: Susan M Phelan (Moderator) | Julie Johnson | Debra Jenson
Christopher James | Chelsey Bloomfield
Stage Saturday 5:30pm-5:55pm

What Makes a Perfect Villain?

Come join in as our panelists share what they believe to be
the perfect villains, and learn how you can apply those things to creating
perfect villains in your own stories.
Panel: Rachelle Hardy (Moderator) | Jared Quan | Travis Hysell | Craig Nybo
Stage Saturday 6:30pm-6:55pm

Girl Just Wanna Have Fun

How to Write Hilarious Heartfelt High-Powered Heroines That Your Raders Will Love
Back by popular demand, come join this interactive panel where the audience
will join in creating an amazing heroine from the ground up.
Panel: Aaron Lee Yeager
Panel Room A (Function 2) Saturday 11:00am-11:50am

We Love Werewolves

Ready to have a fangtastic time? Look no further, a howl of a panel awaits you.
Claw your way to the front row and celebrate those hairy shirt-rippers
we all know and love. The savage, the feral, the irresistible werewolves.
Panel: Christopher James (Moderator) | Adrienne Monson | Julie Frost,
Panel Room A (Function 2) Saturday 1:00pm-2:00pm

Dragonlance

Everything You Need To Know
If Dungeon diving, dragon-slaying, elf raiding, orc smashing, dwarf carving,
and Griffin riding are your thing, then you belong in Dragonlance.
Panel: Damon Ricks (Moderator) | Dan Willis
Panel Room A (Function 2) Saturday 3:00pm-3:50pm

Dragons, Dragons & More Dragons

Sometimes powerful and majestic, other times brutal and savage.
They are so unlike us, and at the same time a reflection of us.
Gama Martinez (Moderator) | Adrienne Monson | Christopher James| Rachelle Hardy
Panel Room A (Function 2) Saturday 5:00pm-5:50pm

Everything Great About Gryffindor

The Brave of Heart
It’s time to come and represent your house! Gather together for
a discussion about what makes Gryffindors the best, and make sure to
wear your colors for a big cosplay meetup.
Panel: Debra Jenson (Moderator) | Gama Martinez | Chelsey Bloomfield
Panel Room A (Function 2) Saturday 6:00pm-6:50pm

We Love Supernatural

At an unbelievable fourteen seasons and over three hundred episodes,
Come and celebrate this uniquely successful show.
Are you Team Sam or Team Dean?
Panel: Adrienne Monson Torkildson (Moderator) | Travis Tate
Cat Umano | Ali Cross | Chelsey Bloomfield
Panel Room B (Function 3) Saturday 10:00am-10:50am

Cosplaying: Leveling Up & Branching Out

You’ve got the basics down pat, now venture into advanced cosplay
territory your team of experts and enthusiasts as teach you how to up your game
and expand your skillset.No concept is too wild, no goal too grandiose.
You’re in the big leagues now.
Panel: Julie Johnson (Moderator) | Travis Hysell | Eric Browning | Orbit R. Brown
Panel Room B (Function 3) Saturday 12:00pm-12:50pm

Crafting the Perfect Villain

We love a great villain. We don’t always agree with their goals or their methods,
but we do love to watch them do their things. From the sympathetic extremist
that is almost a hero to the irredeemable monster we can’t help but shake our heads at.
Panel: Christopher James (Moderator) | Adrienne Monson Torkildson
Julie Frost | Ben Ireland | Nathan Shumate | Dan Willis
Panel Room B (Function 3) Saturday 2:00pm-2:50pm

Amazon’s New LOTR Series

You know you want to talk about it.
Well, so do we. Come geek out about the most exciting news
to hit Middle Earth in years. Elves and Men and all Free Folk Unite!
Panel: Jake Dietz (Moderator) | Travis Tate | Jared Nathan Garrett
Ali Cross | Luke Hunsaker | Rachelle Hardy
Panel Room B (Function 3) Saturday 4:00pm-4:50pm

How to Write Amazing Fight Scenes

A fight is a dance, it’s a clash of wills and skills. Fists like brushstrokes,
feet like canvas, flashes of colors and busts of sound. Done right it is transcendent,
a form of storytelling as exhilarating as it is ancient, but it is not without meaning,
for in conflict we reveal our true nature. Our potential for savagery and,
our capacity for mercy played out in a raw and unflinching tapestry.
Panel: Travis Tate (Moderator) | Candace J Thomas | Debra Jenson | Jake Dietz
Panel Room B (Function 3) Saturday 5:00pm-5:50pm

SuperPower or Mental Illness?

Diagnose your favorite superheroes and
discuss possible treatment
options in this tongue-in-cheek game.
Panel: Angela Heartly (Moderator)

Jared Quan | Travis Hysell | Christopher James
Stage Saturday 10:00am-10:25am

Youngling Training

Ruusan Temple Saber Guild
Today, everyone can be a Jedi. Come and join us up on stage
to receive real lightsaber instruction in this
fun interactive performance.
Stage Saturday 11:00am – 11:25am

Utah Puppet Guild

It’s time to play the music,
it’s time to light the lights.
It’s time to put on makeup,
it’s time to dress up right.
It’s time for something special, just for your eyes.
Stage Saturday 12:00pm-12:55pm

Swords, Spears & Axes, Oh My!

Forget Movie props and flimsy replicas, these are the real things,
how they were made, how they were worn, and how they were used, live and on stage.
Dive into the history of real life weapons and armor in this special presentation.
Panel: C David Belt
Stage Saturday 2:00pm-2:55pm

Swords, Spears & Axes, Oh My!

Nothing can eclipse the wonder that is real magic. Come and join
master magician Paul Draper as he reveals that magic that exists in the world
all around us, if you know where to look.
Stage Saturday 5:00pm-5:25pm

Ruusan Temple Saber Guild Battle

Kor-ah!
Mah-tah! Koooorrraaaaaah!
Raaaaah Tah-Maaaaaaaa!
Stage Saturday 6:00pm-6:25pm

Dungeon Darlings

Sometimes irreverent, always engaging, often exciting,
frequently unpredictable. Come watch as the Dungeon Darlings play
D&D live on our stage. Anything can happen, and probably will.
Panel: Henry Glasheen (Moderator) | Johanna Taylor
Kimberli Johnson | Eleora Glasheen | Betsy Lopez
Stage Saturday 7:00pm-8:00pm