Missoula's Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention

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

F.R. "Diz" McNeil

MisCon 38 Panel Volunteer

Diz is an enthusiastic costumer with a love for fantasy, nature, cats, and art as a whole. He has worked professionally as a costume designer and technician around the state for 14 years, including work on private commissions, cosplays, theatrical plays, and films.

Diz is an enthusiastic costumer with a love for fantasy, nature, cats, and art as a whole. He has worked professionally as a costume designer and technician around the state for 14 years, including work on private commissions, cosplays, theatrical plays, and films.

Scheduled Panels and Presentations:

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(Tentative)

  • panel Fri 9:00 - 1:50 AM, Karaoke!, Phoenix Ballroom
    Panelists: F.R. "Diz" McNeil, Jason Rocheleau

    If you like flashy colored lights and fun music, come try your hand at karaoke.

  • Break Fri 1:50 - Sun Noon
  • panel Sun Noon - 12:50 PM, Cosplay 201, Rocket Tent (3)
    Moderator: Katie Pak; Panelists: Cosplaimee , F.R. "Diz" McNeil, Katie Pak, Raye Squires (Cryocaeruelo), Katie Wahler

    Are you ready to elevate your costuming? Sit down with our local cosplayers and get their perspective, tips, and tricks!

  • moderator 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 8:00
  • panel Sun 8:00 - 8:50 PM, Karaoke Setup, Phoenix Ballroom
    Panelists: F.R. "Diz" McNeil, Jason Rocheleau

    Karaoke Room Setup

  • panel Sun 9:00 - 1:50 AM, Karaoke!, Phoenix Ballroom
    Moderator: Jason Rocheleau; Panelists: F.R. "Diz" McNeil, Jason Rocheleau

    Come show off your karaoke skills! This can run as late as 2am if the hosts are willing and there is interest.