I had a blast this year at WonderCon. Our Dragon’s Lair cosplay was a bit hit and Amanda did a great job impersonating Dirk the Daring. My Princess Daphne was also well-received though I had a few wardrobe malfunctions that required swift use of safety pins and fashion tape. Mostly it was because I kept stepping on my shawl and breaking my sleeve because of it.
While it was challenging to do camera work while in costume, it was kind of fun filming people filming me. Oh, I also want to thank Kathy Valdoria for her awesome costume skills. I bought the bathing suit, pantyhose and wig (and shoes). She did the rest. Well done, lady!
I am editing a nice montage of the cosplay to post on Geek Chic Thursday. Tomorrow is a behind-the-scenes video from The Real Sims so keep your eyes peeled over on the Kill9 YouTube Channel!
Check out the Princess, a game tournament and signing by the guys behind NewGrounds and the video games Castle Crashers, Alien Hominid and Game 3. All at The Behemoth booth #5029 at San Diego Comic-Con 2009. This video is one of my freelance gigs at Con this year. I was also hired by Rifftrax to film their panel (a rousing success).
Boomer’s Day Off Co-Creator and Jump Leads writer/creator, Ben Paddon at Comic-Con 2009. Ben’s a good friend of mine, so I thought I’d film a quick vid for the fans of his web-comic, Jump Leads. Ben actually ended up selling out of his Issue 1 print. Congrats, Ben!
Hooray! Comic-Con is here again. To celebrate, I have posted the first half of a famous Con tour I taped with Mike Nelson back in 2007. This was originally for Stage6 back when I was the Creative Producer at DivX. In case you didn’t know, Mike is famous for his role in Mystery Science Theater 3000 as well as the wildly successful new Rifftrax. Enjoy.
I will be attending Comic-Con this year with a Press badge and plan to do a little work for Rifftrax as well as Behemoth Games. My schedule is pretty flexible, so if you want to meet up send me a text message. If you don’t have my number, just send me an @michellekenobi on Twitter. I will also be attending X-Sanguin on Saturday night (a tradition of mine). See you there!
These were taken on Kidian’s camera. Many thanks to him for making me a folder of them on my computer before he went back to Japan. Since he’s going to be deployed all over for the next year, I uploaded them for him. They’re available on my MySpace:
If you’ve got the time, be sure to vote for my panel suggestions on the South by Southwest Panel Picker.
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Just got tipped off by a DivX co-worker that one of my panels was spotlighted in Rohit Bhargava’s Influential Marketing Blog. Sweet. His panel suggestions are great too so check ‘em out.
At the DivX sponsored L.A. premiere of her latest film, Election Day, documentary filmmaker, Katy Chevigny chats with us about coordinating the complicated one-day shoot for the movie. She also discusses the Media That Matters Film Festival which screens around the country through her organization, Arts Engine. Check out the Arts Engine channel on Stage6 to see the Media That Matters standout short film, Garbage Dreams which won the Sustainability Award.
w00t! Troma Studios president, Lloyd Kaufman blogged about his cameo appearance in our web series, ./shutdown. I even got a special thanks by name. Read Lloyd’s post here.
I’m sure you’re wondering how the Ford Escape From Boredom went. I had a blast! The Ford people are the best! Anyway, I will post all about it in the next few days and look out for some video blogs about it too. This may be the first time you see me actually IN my online videos. WTF? OMFG!
Until then, please enjoy a couple of pictures. Click to enlarge.
Michelle is a San Diego-based IT Geek by day and filmmaker/singer-songwriter by night. She is the founder of Kill9 Studios and even stars in her own music videos. Aside from Star Wars and technology, her passion is dancing/singing/writing funny, geeky music! Full Bio