Sy-Con 2019

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Doctor Puppet! & How It's Made

Presented by Alisa Stern

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM in the Theater.  All Ages.

Doctor Puppet is a Doctor Who fan series like no other. Over five years in the making, it tells an original Doctor Who story through the art of stop motion animation, accompanied by original music. Alisa the creator of Doctor Puppet, will screen all eight episodes followed by a Q&A.

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Droid Building Panel

With Long Island R2 Builders

Droid Building Panel2:30 PM - 3:30 PM in the Local History Room.  All Ages.

Want to build your very own R2 unit, but don't know where to get started? Come meet members of the Long Island R2 builders - and their droids. They will go over the basics on how to create a movie quality Astromech Droid.

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Harry Potter Creative Coding

With Microsoft Store Walt Whitman

Harry Potter Creative Coding10:00 AM - 2:00 PM in the Local History Room.  Ages 6-150.

Join the Microsoft Store Walt Whitman team at SyCon and code your own spells with Harry Potter’s wand! Students 6 and up can learn to make and then hack “spells” with the Harry Potter Kano Coding Kit wand. While they have fun with the wand, explore coding concepts such as algorithm, loops, and debugging.

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Knotz Your Every Day Dubbing Panel

Presented by Michele Knotz

Dubbing2:40 PM - 4:40 PM in the Theater.  Ages 10 and Up.

Soooooo you think dubbing is easy huh? Why not give it a shot and try it on for size? See if you can follow those beeps, take direction, create a voice, sound like you’re real, not reading off of a page, ACT, and give a fabulous, stupendous performance! We’re going to take one of my favorite Anime shows that I’ve worked on (no not Pokémon, sorry, LOL) and see if you can dub like the pros! Think you can handle it? There may be a prize in it for you if you can!

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Pokémon Party Panel!

Presented by Michele Knotz

Pokémon logo11:00 AM - 12:00 PM in the Theater.  All Ages.

Do you like Pokémon? I mean, come on, who doesn’t? So where can you go to get your anything and everything Pokémon fix at your all-time favorite place to be at a convention? A Pokémon Party Panel of course! Join the voice actress for Jessie in Pokémon, Michele Knotz, and all-around Pokémon expert Chris Smith for games, fun, contests, prizes, battles, sing-a-longs, and so much more! Trade with other Pokéfans, learn about breeding and battling, and play some awesome fun games for amazing prizes! If you’re a fan of Pokémon, and we know you are, you won’t want to miss this panel!

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See To It: A Visual Storytelling Workshop

With Wendy Xu

Mooncakes1:30 PM - 2:30 PM in the Theater.  All Ages.

Learn the basics of visual storytelling and making comics with Wendy Xu, a comics industry professional! Wendy will be doing live drawing along with creating your own (very) short story to take home. Templates and handouts will be provided. Students will leave the workshop with their own short comic.

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Sponsored by

Syosset Public Library
Friends of the Syosset Public Library
Hot Topic
Quirk Books
Lion Forge Press
Escape Pod Comics
Coder School
Puzzle Break
One River School
Nerbury Comics

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