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Saturday, August 8
 

11:00am AEST

Godzilla in the Reiwa Era
Godzilla super fan, Matt, will review the modern era of Japanese Godzilla films to see what has changed, where things are at and what this franchise has that keeps people coming back for more.

Speakers
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Matt Burkett

I'm host of the YouTube Channel "MONSTROSITIES: Tokusatsu Vlog" and a life-long fan of Japanese "tokusatsu" (live-action special effects) and daikaiju films ("giant monsters") ... especially Godzilla!Learn more on social media!Youtube: @tokusatsuvlogTwitter: @tokusatsuvlog


Saturday August 8, 2020 11:00am - 11:45am AEST
Nextra Sessions #2

12:00pm AEST

Collecting Comics in 2020
With a collection of comics that started 35 years ago, and an unstoppable enthusiasm for graphic novels, Marty joins Nexus Online ready to share all you need to know about making your stash extra special. He regularly attends conventions and has watched the Australian comics industry rise up to a world class standard. Grab a pen for all the hot tips, straight from the Batcave!

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Marty Batfreak

With a collection of comics that started 35 years ago, and an unstoppable enthusiasm for graphic novels, Marty joins Nexus ready to share all you need to know about making your stash extra special. He regularly attends conventions and has watched the Australian comics industry rise... Read More →


Saturday August 8, 2020 12:00pm - 12:45pm AEST
Nextra Sessions #2

1:00pm AEST

Big Brain Time: Learning Through Anime
Explore Japan's history, language and culture through anime! How many of your favourite series actually have ties to real historical times and places in Japan? How can you use anime to learn the Japanese language or master at a Japanese pastime? Join Sare as she takes us through these questions and more in 'Big Brain Time: Learning Through Anime'"

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Sare Cosplay

Sare is aSydney-based (but Coffs Harbour born and bred) award winning cosplayer with over ten years' experience.She has represented Australia at the ‘Haneda International Anime Music Festival’ in Japan as an Anisong Performer, and has been a guest judge at ‘SMASH! Sydney Anime... Read More →


Saturday August 8, 2020 1:00pm - 1:45pm AEST
Nextra Sessions #2

2:00pm AEST

Special Effects Make-Up Demo
Building off our earlier Special Effects Make-Up Interview with Soylent Cosplay we now get to see those skills in action. This creation took a whopping 3 hours to perfect, but in this time lapsed session you can see it done in a little under an hour. 

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Soylent Cosplay

Soylent Cosplay (also known as Jen) is a cosplayer from Sydney, Australia who specialises in makeup and special effects! She is most well known for her Liara T'Soni (Mass Effect), Darth Talon (Star Wars Legacy), and Hela (Thor Ragnarok). She is a professional cosplayer and makeup... Read More →


Saturday August 8, 2020 2:00pm - 2:45pm AEST
Nextra Sessions #2

3:00pm AEST

Done with the Dungeon?
Do you love DnD? Want to try something different? The panelists here all agree Dungeons and Dragons is great, but it's merely the tip of the tabletop iceberg. All panelists will share their own "RPG origin story" (which often does start with D&D), but then broaden your horizons to the myriad of other RPG opportunities there are out there beyond.

Panelists: Michael O'Brien (Chaosium), Ian Cooper (Chaosium), Brian Holland (Chaosium and Paradox Interactive), Alex Catton (Writer), Hayley Gordon (Storybrewers).

Speakers
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Chaosium Inc

Founded by visionary game designer Greg Stafford in 1975, for more than forty years, Chaosium Inc. has captivated gamers, readers and mythic adventures worldwide.Chaosium creates award-winning roleplaying games, board games, and fiction, acclaimed as some of the most engaging and... Read More →


Saturday August 8, 2020 3:00pm - 3:45pm AEST
Nextra Sessions #2

4:00pm AEST

Prop Making 101
Need a prop to to round out your cosplay?

I_Artemis_I and Askar Coplay will work through some basics on working with different mediums, including wood, foam and plastic, to forge your weapon and bring your cosplay to life.

Speakers
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I_Artemis_I

I-Artemis-I (or Natalie) is a multi-award winning cosplayer. Known for her armour (mainly leatherwork), prop work and beards, Natalie has won many awards for her cosplay skills, notably Madman National Cosplay Champion 2016, and selected as one of the World Cosplay Summit representatives... Read More →
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Askar Cosplay

Crafting art is my passion. I joined the ranks of cosplayers around the world in this wonderful hobby, back in 2013, and had the privilege to compete, place, and win with what I've learned from both masters and fellow hobbyists alike. More recently, I have turned my hobby into a second... Read More →


Saturday August 8, 2020 4:00pm - 4:45pm AEST
Nextra Sessions #2
 
Sunday, August 9
 

12:00pm AEST

Smash Bros Comp #1
Check out the Smash Bros tournament and cheer on your favourites!

Sunday August 9, 2020 12:00pm - 1:45pm AEST
Nextra Sessions #2

2:00pm AEST

Smash Bros Comp #2
Check out the Smash Bros Tournament and cheer on your favourites!

Sunday August 9, 2020 2:00pm - 3:45pm AEST
Nextra Sessions #2
 
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