SciFi Film Festival | Saturday 31 October 2015

SciFiFilmFestival-IsissLooking to get more SciFi into your weekend? Why not head down to the 2015 SciFi Film Festival at Parramatta this Saturday 31 October.

There’s a lot going on in one day. There will be screenings of feature films, animation and short films in adjacent theatres so if you’re looking to veg out and watch SciFi films all day, be sure to check the feature films and short films program.

SciFi Con celebrates all things SciFi, fantasy and pop culture. The convention showcases comics, cosplay, illustrators, artists and authors, craftspeople, anime, toys, books, collectibles and memorabilia, computer and board games.


Presented by SciFi Film Festival, SciFi Con is designed to bring together enthusiasts, nerds, families, friends and professionals under the one roof. For the ultimate fans, there will be panels, seminars and workshops with comic book and film industry professionals as well as educational and software demonstrations.

Cosplayers are encouraged to dress up and come along. For all your efforts, there will be a cosplay parade and competition if you feel like joining in.

SciFiFilmFestival-CosplayersLocated in Parramatta, the international SciFi Film Festival is dedicated to exploring and celebrating the science fiction and fantasy genres, their films and pop culture. SciFi Film Festival is a not for profit creative enterprise administered by Screen My Shorts Inc.

Personally, I think one of this festival’s most admirable feature is that it represents and celebrates diversity and promotes the cultivation of freedom of thought, cultural and creative expression, regardless of age, abilities, gender or LGBTI. Go all humans!


Date: 31 October 2015
Venue: SciFi Film Festival and SciFi Con are located at Riverside Theatres on the corner of Church and Market Streets, Parramatta, NSW, 2150
Where: See map and location
Tickets are available at the Box Office centrally located in the Foyer and is open Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm, Saturday 9:30am to 1:00pm.

Images from here

Love, Festival Girl

Supanova Sydney 2015 Review


So I went along to Supanova Sydney on Sunday. Despite it being a really cold and miserable day, it was nice to be somewhere warm, out of the rain and of course, be entertained. It was great to catch up with some friends, see some familiar Cosplayers from previous years and enjoy the event. I thought this year’s event was especially roomy – I think some layout changes including moving seminars upstairs, gave us some more leg room when it came to the Supanova experience.

As I mentioned in my preview, I was disappointed that Nancy Cartwright couldn’t make it along this year but that’s the way the cookie crumbles sometimes. I still managed to spot a couple of familiar faces including John DiMaggio who is of course the voice of Bender from Futurama. Let’s just say the queue to meet and greet him was bending around the corner.


Kings Comics is so awesomo. Totoro is my favourite, I mean, just look at that giant belly! So cute.

Supanova_sydney_2015_2These Popcultcha busts are just something else. I have a friend who is a huge movie buff who would absolutely love to have all these guys in his house.


What a gorgeous costume. This handmade bow was just epic in real life.


Some of my favourites Cosplayers of the day – Gracie Law from the cult classic, Big Trouble in Little China, an excellent Doctor Who costume with his amazing little robo friend K-9 and of course, my favourite, the old man from one of my favourite Pixar films Up!


My precious…


Jack from Nightmare Before Christmas, Star-Lord from Guardians of the Galaxy and Victoria from Corpse Bride.


Freddy Kruger with a Sailor Moon backdrop? Only at Supanova


This guy was playing a driving simulator game that was created by independent developers.


Play time


The family from the animated film Brave. This family was just so cute!


Anyone remember trolls?


This set up was pretty cool. Since the Terminator Genisys release is just around the corner, why not build a set up that turns YOU into a 3D representation of the Terminator?

Supanova_sydney_2015_15Behind the scenes: how to become a Terminator


These collectibles are pretty sort after, but can be pretty expensive


Ever wanted to see Kickass ride with E.T… Boom! You’re welcome.


Love this sassy Joker and Harlequin duo!


Battlefield! Battlefield! Battlefield! Why does that song always get stuck in my head whenever this happens…

Supanova_sydney_2015_21Welcome to the Alley, specifically, the Created Collectibles zone where creativity soars. It gets pretty packed down these allies, so my only real advice is to just enjoy the ride and watch where you’re stepping. Sorry someone’s foot that I stepped on.

I did manage to find a gorgeous print that I’m planning on putting into a frame. I was really tempted to buy some super cute fluffy ear clips… Kinda regret not getting them 🙁


There is really something for everyone here – I think that’s one of the reasons why the Created Collectibles area really works. Into steampunk? No problem. Into having adorable baked goods and other kawaii things dangling on your? No problems. Love wearing adorable fluffy eared antlers on your day-to-day? Did I mention it’s no problem? This place is all about pursuing something you’re passionate about, finding some other like minded friends and just rocking your look.

Did you go along to Supanova Sydney, what did you think of the event?

Love, Festival Girl


Supanova Sydney 2015 | 19 – 21 June 2015

Supanova2014Sydney-30Supanova Sydney is back again for another year and this year, it’s delivering the very best that Pop Culture has on offer for its Aussie audience. It’s going to be a busy weekend, so here are some of my favourite bits that I’m looking forward to.

Supa-star celebrities –
Come face-to-face with Supa-star celebrities and the creative talent that inspire their imaginary worlds. With so many stars under one roof, take a look at the guest list and plan who’d you like to meet and greet.

It’s such a shame that Nancy Cartwright, the voice of Bart Simpson won’t be able to make it to the show this year… Alas there will still be a whole bunch of other guests that I’m excited to see. Some of the talent from The Brady Bunch and The Power Rangers will be there, Nathan Fillion (from Firefly, Serenity) as well as my hero – Billy West will be there. He pretty much gave birth to Ren and Stimpy and is the voice behind my animated hero, Fry from Futurama.

Like to know who else will be there? Check out the guest list and don’t forget to take some time to catch the Q&A panels and seminars. Take a look at the Supa-star Autographs FAQ page if you’d like to know more about the whole celeb-meeting-process.

Cosplay –

Supanova2014Sydney-12Cosplayers eat your heart out. I hope you have your costumes ready, I can’t wait to see what the new year brings! If you’re thinking of entering the comp, check out this page for more info.

Awesomo Art –

Supanova_2I love finding new creative works or accessories from the seriously talented exhibitors that come to Supanova. I’m really looking to getting a lovely new accessory or a couple of new illustrated prints, so fingers crossed I find some new lovelies for my collection.

Supanova Sydney –

Friday June 19th, 1pm to 8pm, 2015
Saturday June 20th, 10am to 6pm, 2015
Sunday June 21st, 10am to 6pm, 2015

Tickets: On sale now through Moshtix or available at the door.

The Dome, Sydney Showground, 1 Showground Road, Sydney Olympic Park, NSW, 2127

Hope to see you there!

Love, Festival Girl