Legion M Fan OASIS

L.A. Comic Con 2018
(10/26 to 10/28 Los Angeles Convention Center - Booth 1240)

Welcome to the official Legion M Fan Oasis page for Los Angeles Comic Con 2018! As many of you know, we recently signed a multi-year partnership with our friends at L.A. Comic Con and we’re banding together to give fans an immersive experience celebrating our most important guests—you!

As a proud partner, Legion M members have the opportunity to purchase discounted tickets for L.A. Comic Con using the following promo codes:

  • Promo Code OASIS1 (Get $4 off 1-Day L.A. Comic Con Passes)

  • Promo Code OASIS3 (Get $14 off 3-Day L.A. Comic Con Passes) 

While full Fan Oasis details will be shared very soon, you can look forward to three days of very cool surprises, fan-focused activities, meet ‘n’ greets with Legion M executives and fellow members, and perhaps even a few special appearances. All Day Friday, Oct 26 to Sun, October 28 at the Legion M Fan Oasis (Booth #1240)

  • “Transference” VR experience by SpectreVision and Ubisoft

  • Global FX Costume Exhibition  (Mandy, including an appearance by Cheddar Goblin!, First Man, “Stranger Things,” Mars Attacks!, Bram Stoker’s Dracula and more)

  • Scum and Villainy Cantina Pop-Up Bar featuring themed drinks

  • Stargate photo booth

  • Dwarven Forge 3-Dimensional Display by Stephan Pokorny

Fan Oasis Events Calendar:

Friday 10/26/18:

1:30pm-2:30pm - Developing Legion M’s new fantasy series Evermor
Join writers Erik Figi and Perry Covington as they discuss the conception and development of Legion M’s new fantasy TV series Evermor.

2:30pm-3:30pm - Speed Dungeons & Dragons
After a successful kickstarter where he created a playable dungeon crawl on a postcard, game developer and DM extraordinaire Joseph Limbaugh has tackled an impossible task-Speed running the classic Tomb of Horrors.  Watch as Joseph leads a band of plucky twitch personalities, and improvisers to their certain doom as they traverse the tomb in an hour!

4:00pm-5:00pm - Spotlight on Dwarven Forge CEO and Master GM Stefan Pokorny
The one and only Stefan Pokorny (The Dwarvenaut) talks about D&D, how to be a Game Master and the amazing hand painted 3D terrain he sculpts that immerse players in the game! Stefan is a super evangelist for Role Playing Games (RPG) and heads Dwarven Forge, one of the most respected terrain and settings creation houses in the world.

5:00pm-6:00pm - From Concept to Screen: Developing an Idea into an Independent TV and Webseries
Join our panelists Star Trek: Voyager's Tim Russ, Mark Lewis, Becky Wood, and Brian Gross as they talk about the process of moving from an idea to a plan to development and finally delivering a great quality (and ongoing) independently-produced series (and where to take it from there).

6:00pm-7:00pm - Legion M Shareholders Open House
Co-Founders Paul Scanlan and Jeff Annison give an update on all the exciting news about Legion M and the upcoming round of investment.  

Saturday 10/27/18:

11:30am – 12:30pm    From Dracula to First Man a Spotlight on Propmaker and Costumer Christopher Gilman. 
With more than 50 credits to his name and the Legion M booth featuring a display of some of his iconic costumes, join us for a conversation with Chris as we talk about his experiences and creation

12:00pm – 1:00pm - Legion M: How Fandom Is Changing Hollywood, Los Angeles Convention Center Room 403A
How can YOU become part of Hollywood, and get involved directly in films, TV shows and digital content?  Legion M – the world’s first fan-owned entertainment company – has made it possible for anyone to become an entertainment investor through equity crowdfunding.  Joining the Legion (whether you invest or not) also means you have access to special screenings, industry events, and exclusive Legion M meet-ups.  Our panel will showcase how you can be a part of projects with Stan Lee, Kevin Smith, Anne Hathaway, David Tennant, Dean Devlin, Leonard Maltin, Bill Duke, Nicolas Cage, and many others in the industry.  Legion M executives Terri Lubaroff and David Baxter will also discuss our original projects like the recently announced film and comic book Girl With No Name.  The panel will also be joined by a very special guest, Andrew Cosby (cofounder of Boom! Studios, co-creator of the hit SyFy TV series “Eureka,” and writer of the upcoming Hellboy reboot).  Legion M will be announcing how Andrew will be involved in one of our original projects!  Join us to learn how we develop ideas, what’s coming next, and how you can join the Legion!

12:30pm – 2:30pm      Maze Arcana's Inkwell Society D&D LIVE: The Dragonmarked Plume (Last portion will take place on the LACC mainstage)
Dungeons & Dragons: Eberron Fifth Edition Designer and Dungeon Master Ruty Rutenberg weaves a path of Sharn zeroes who'd kill for a little class, until their rise collides with Eberron's Dream Lily cartels, and the streets they roam become anything but home. Join Luke Gygax, Kim Horcher, Kyle Vogt, and Legion M's very own David Baxter for this fantasy neon-noir live-play experience.

3:00pm - 4:00pm - Making The Pitch: Creating a presentation that will land the deal
Have you wanted to have your project considered for one of Legion M's productions? Join Terri Lubaroff, COO and head of acquisition and David Baxter head of Development from Legion M as they talk about the ways to go about (and how not to go about) preparing and presenting a pitch for your passion project.  

4:00pm - 5:00pm - Fade In: Developing your story into a script. Scriptwriting 101 with Neo Edmund
Join award-winning author and scriptwriter Neo Edmund as he talks about the process of converting your existing story ideas or published works into a script. What to change and adapt, and what to leave behind.

5:00pm – 5:45pm  MANDY panel (Mainstage moderated by Paul Scanlan) https://www.comicconla.com/mandy-main-stage-panel-w-producer-elijah-wood/

5:45pm-6:45pm - Mandy Poster signing with actor/director Bill Duke!
Bill Duke, prolific director and actor from Predator, Commando, X-Men: The Last Stand, Sister Act and now the indie cult hit Mandy where he starred opposite Nicolas Cage will be signing at the booth.

7:00pm - Private screening of Mandy, with a personal intro to the movie with with producers Elijah WoodLisa WhalenJosh Waller and Daniel Noah. (Screening Room 411) Tickets on sale at: https://www.showclix.com/event/mandymoviescreen2018  

Sunday 10/28/18:

10:00am-11:00am - Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find The Theories
Wands at the ready! Join your fellow Harry Potter fans as Katie Aiani, a Harry Potter Super Fan, takes you through a variety of theories and plot paths of the new Wizarding World movie, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. We will discuss the timeline of this 5 movie series and where they might be headed! Caution! Dark Wizards and spoilers ahead!

11:00am-12:00pm - History of Dungeons & Dragons w Luke Gygax & Guests
Come join our talk on the history and evolution of Dungeons & Dragons with none other than Luke Gygax, the son of D&D co-creator Gary Gygax. Luke is a noted game designer, author, gamer, as well as the producer of the annual gaming convention Gary Con. He will be joined via SKYPE with the team that produced Dungeons and Dragons Art and Arcana: A Visual History.

12:00pm-1:00pm - Cosplay Spotlight: Creating Your Own Articulated Wings!
How to make armor using EVA foam. For this demonstration, Award-winning cosplayer and customer Jacqueline Goehner will be making a set of pauldrons of  Princess Zelda's armor. You will learn how to scale & proportion your armor, cut & manipulate eva foam, and assemble pieces together using proper materials and tools!

12:00pm - 1:00pm  - “The Outpost” panel on main stage moderated by David Baxter. 

1:00pm - 2:00pm - Making it Work: Pattern Manipulation for Cosplayers
Costume designer and stitcher Chad Evett (Epic Rap battles of History, DreamWorks, Robot Chicken) shows you how to adapt a basic body block pattern for cosplay and costume purposes.  Skill level required: beginners and newcomers with knowledge of sewing and construction but maybe not pattern manipulation.

2:00pm-3:00pm - The Road to Hollywood, Independent Publishing of Stories and Scripts
Author and scriptwriters Neo Edmund and Independent Publisher Russell Nohelty walk about the role of independent publishing in developing a roadmap towards getting a story turned into a film or television project.

3:00pm-4:00pm - Summoning a Crowd: Successful Crowdfunding for Indie Film
Join producers Lisa Hansell and Ryan Husk (Star Trek Continues) as they discuss what it takes to lead a successful crowdfunding project. We'll be talking the tricks and techniques with independent film producers who have raised well over $1M for their projects.

4:00pm-5:00pm - Speed Dungeons & Dragons
DM extraordinaire Joseph Limbaugh has tackled an impossible task-Speed running the classic Tomb of Horrors.  Watch as Joseph leads a band of plucky twitch personalities, and improvisers to their certain doom as they traverse the tomb in an hour!