Everything Shiny from Whedon Con

You might have seen Nick’s super informative post about Whedon Con, but for those of you who haven’t and don’t feel like opening another tab and adding to your already full browser window…. Whedon Con is a convention that focuses on the Wonderful Works of Whedon. If you sing along to a blog by Dr. […]

The Best Cosplay at Sherlocked USA

The LAX Marriott hosted the first ever Sherlocked USA convention on May 26th-28th, 2017. The convention revolved around…you guessed it, BBC Sherlock! Which of course included cosplay! The convention, which first premiered in the United Kingdom, featured guests Andrew Scott, Mark Gatiss, Una Stubbs, Timothy Carlton, Alistair Petrie, Louis Moffat, Steven Moffat, Sue Vertue, Wanda Ventham, […]

Augmented Reality is Everywhere but Nowhere

Grab your phones and make sure they have a full charge and head downtown to LADADSpace for the Everywhere but Nowhere Augmented Reality and  Virtual Reality pop-up instillation.  We had a chance to visit the pop up this weekend and the experience was out of this world. This interactive exhibit is a look at groundbreaking […]

Pop Culture Meets Charity at WhedonCon

I was recently listening to the Dumbbells and Dragons podcast. I got totally excited when I saw that Kenny (Rotter, the host) was recording an interview with Christopher Cullen. Christopher is one of the folks representing WhedonCon. What’s that? WhedonCon is a Whedonverse convention, designed by fans for fans,. It aims to harness the power […]

Learn Motion Capture Acting with the Mocap Vaults

Motion Capture acting is completely mainstream. Major characters in sci-fi films and TV shows are portrayed by mocap actors. Video games rely on Mocap to make athletes, monsters, fighters and aliens more realistic. It’s almost tough to find a major project that doesn’t a mocap character. If you want to learn more about this acting […]

Welcome to Treklanta, Georgia

It’s April, and that means it is once again time for Atlanta, GA to transform…into Treklanta! Hosted by the USS Republic NCC-1371, Treklanta is an annual science fiction convention dedicated to space opera in general and Star Trek in particular. This convention places special emphasis on fan-based events, activities, programming and productions. Treklanta is the […]

The Convention Survival Pack

Convention season is in full swing. We here at the Nerd Out Blog are interested in making your convention experience a positive one. To that end, we polled members of the Nerd Out Squad with a simple idea. Everyone should have the essentials at a con or festival. If you were building your Convention Survival […]

What’s Going on at WonderCon?

Spring has sprung and in Anaheim, California, that means one big thing: WonderCon! Yes, WonderCon 2017 is almost here and it promises to be an epic event. The three-day convention boasts a broad roster of guests. The schedule includes a huge slate of games and panels. There’s plenty for the kids to do, and an […]

The Largest VR Expo Heads to Los Angeles

VRLA is heading for Los Angeles! This mind-blowing virtual and augmented reality conference will be taking place April 14 and 15 at the Los Angeles Convention Center! Hear from the greatest minds in immersive tech. Check out hundreds of VR and AR experiences. As well as installations for gaming and media enthusiasts. VRLA 2017 Discount! Don’t […]