Missoula's Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention

MisCon 38: the Dark Forest, May 24 - 27, 2024 Missoula, Montana

Lily Oliver

MisCon 38 Attending Professional

Montana natives Eekie and Snow are ready to help you create and conquer the costumes of your imagination. Eekie has been an active performer for 10 years and a costumer for 15 years: crying and sewing her way through many an event and creation. She specializes in cosplay that can be worn for performance purposes whether it be for dance, music, or LARP. Snow has been an active costumer and prop builder for 12 years. She specializes in working with thermoplastics, craft/EVA foam, and electronics to bring an otherworldly flair to the design. They have been a team for the past 12 years and look forward to sharing their passion with you.

Scheduled Panels and Presentations:

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(Tentative)

  • panel Fri 6:00 - 6:50 PM, Costume Parade, Field of Wonder (9)
    Moderator: Justin Barba; Panelists: Cosplaimee , Lynn Bailey (LilSnikSnak), Justin Barba, Tyler Dwernychuk (xzkard Cosplay), Robert Grey (SeattleBeastCosplay), Sir. James Jones (Sir .James), Erika Noble (Eekie), Lily Oliver, Steven K Smith (SKS Props), Katie Wahler

    Come in costume (or not) and join us for a brief stroll around downtown Missoula to ring in the start of MisCon and announce to the usual inhabitants of our fair city that we've arrived! We're going to walk down Higgins Street to Broadway, cross the street, then head back along Front Street and along Higgins back to the hotel for opening ceremonies.

  • Break Fri 6:50 - Sat 4:00
  • panel Sat 4:00 - 4:50 PM, Cosplay Chess: What it is and How to Get Started, Patio Tent (2)
    Panelists: Robert Grey (SeattleBeastCosplay), Erika Noble (Eekie), Lily Oliver

    Interested in getting involved with cosplay chess but have no idea where to start? Come use this time to sign up, ask questions, and get a brief primer on cosplay chess before the game on Monday!

  • Break Sat 4:50 - Sun 1:00
  • panel Sun 1:00 - 1:50 PM, Cosplay Photography, Rocket Tent (3)
    Moderator: F.R. "Diz" McNeil; Panelists: Cosplaimee , Kurt Jagielow, Stephanie Jagielow, Lily Oliver, Jason Tupeck (Farstrider)

    So you have the perfect costume, perfect
    hair, and perfect makeup, but need some help to capture your perfect picture?
    Got your camera ready to take the best photo ever but aren't sure how to talk to models?
    Need some photography tips and tricks?
    We've got you covered! This panel will go over ways to put your
    best foot forward to get irrefutable evidence of your magic cosplay moment. Discuss how to get the perfect picture from experienced Cosplayers and Photographers.

  • Break Sun 1:50 - Sun 3:00
  • moderator Sun 3:00 - 3:50 PM, The Man Behind a Genre: Akira Toriyama, Nameless Ballroom
    Moderator: Lily Oliver; Panelists: Robert Grey (SeattleBeastCosplay), Erika Noble (Eekie), Lily Oliver, Cale Patenaude

    This panel is a tribute to one of the mangaka who helped popularize anime and manga in the Western world, from the iconic Dragon Ball Z all the way back to Dr Slump, and all of the gaming art and design in between!

  • Break Sun 3:50 - Sun 9:00
  • panel Sun 9:00 - 9:50 PM, Anime Hot Take, Dragon Pavilion (1)
    Panelists: Robert Grey (SeattleBeastCosplay), Erika Noble (Eekie), Lily Oliver, Cale Patenaude

    Our panelists will debate anonymous audience opinions. The audience will write their hot take about a series down on a piece of paper, and we will select (in no particular order) the ones to debate. You make it, we debate it! Let's discuss controversial opinions.

  • Break Sun 9:50 - Mon Noon
  • panel Mon Noon - 1:50 PM, Cosplay Chess, Nameless Ballroom
    Panelists: Erika Noble (Eekie), Lily Oliver

    Watch our live-actor-chess-pieces fight to the death at the whims of their commanding Chessmasters in a fantastic story of love, war, and just flat out insanity.

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  • panel Mon Noon - 1:50 PM, Cosplay Chess, Phoenix Ballroom
    Panelists: Erika Noble (Eekie), Lily Oliver

    Watch our live-actor-chess-pieces fight to the death at the whims of their commanding Chessmasters in a fantastic story of love, war, and just flat out insanity.