WhedonCon 2017 – a Whedon-verse con by fans for charity

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A Joss Whedon-centric convention run by fans for fans, WhedonCon is taking place May 19-215, 2017 in Los Angeles, CA at the Warner Center Marriott.

In addition to a variety of panels and workshops, WhedonCon attendees will have a chance to dress up for a Cosplay/Costume Contest, attend Meet & Greets, sing their favorite karaoke hits at Caritas, and dance the night away at Whedon-themed parties.

For more information and to purchase memberships, please visit www.Whedoncon.com.

For up-to-the-minute announcements and information, please follow our Twitter accounts @WhedonCon and @Whedonopolis You never know who’s going to show up at our events and you don’t want to miss out on the next Big D*mn Adventure!!
WhedonCon 2017 and Whedonopolis.com™ are projects of Fandom Charities, Inc® a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

Add comment September 6, 2016

Whedonopolis 2016 – A Whedon-verse con by fans for charity

WCon Cover Photo for FB - personal pageA Joss Whedon-centric convention run by fans for fans, Whedonopolis 2016 is taking place May 13-15, 2016 at the Airtel Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles, CA and will raise funds to support the Sophie Lancaster Foundation and the Pop Culture Hero Coalition, two non-profits created to combat bullying and peer pressure.

In addition to a variety of panels and workshops, Whedonopolis attendees will have a chance to dress up for a Cosplay/Costume Contest, attend Meet & Greets, sing their favorite karaoke hits, dance the night away at the “Prom at the Bronze,” and even cozy up for a Star Wars pajama marathon. (more…)

Add comment February 10, 2016

Behind-the-Scenes “Agents” Join Whedonopolis 2016 Convention!

SHIELD logoMembers of the Visual Effects (VFX) Team for ABC’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D are among the newest additions to the Whedonopolis 2016 Guest List. The creative minds attending the inaugural event include visual effects supervisor Mark Kolpack, visual effects producer Sabrina Arnold, visual effects editor / assistant editor Ryan R. Moos, and editor Joshua Charson. [more after the jump]

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Add comment January 19, 2016

Get Involved with Juliet Landau’s Vampire Documentary

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It’s been talked about for months, and now it begins.

Juliet Landau has officially started the Indiegogo campaign for her documentary A Place Among The Undead this morning. The documentary takes a look at vampires in popular culture, from Dracula to Buffy the Vampire Slayer and beyond.  A Place Among The Undead  is a “first of its kind” in many ways. It gathers the Who’s Who of the genre, never seen before together in one film. It provides a rare perspective…  an insiders’ view into the vampire phenomenon.

Juliet Landau and Gary Oldman 2015Juliet Landau and Anne RiceThe list of people interviewed is very impressive; from Gary Oldman (Dracula), Tim Burton (Dark Shadows, Ed Wood), Willem Dafoe (Shadow of the Vampire), Anne Rice (Interview With the Vampire) and Caroline Munro (Dracula 1972 AD) to David Greenwalt (Angel), Charlaine Harris (True Blood) and Joss Whedon.

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Add comment October 27, 2015

2015 Whedonopolis Halloween Event with Special Guest Joss Whedon!

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Whedonopolis and Fandom Charities, Inc. are proud to announce the 2015 Whedonopolis Halloween Event (#WHE2015) featuring Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog with a special, in person appearance by The Man himself, JOSS WHEDON!

This year’s event will benefit the non-profit organization, Kids Need To Read.

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3 comments September 13, 2015

It’s a Whedonverse Con – Discount Tickets On Sale Now

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Whedonopolis 2016 is a Whedonverse Convention, by fans for fans, with the aim of harnessing the power of fandom to raise money for charities while creating a fun, interactive environment for attendees.

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7th Annual Whedonopolis Halloween Event Has Been Cancelled

We regret to inform you that, due to issues with the venue, the 7th Annual Whedonopolis Halloween Event featuring Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog planned for Saturday, October 18, 2014, has been cancelled.

All purchased memberships will be refunded.

We are planning to reschedule the event in the next few weeks/months at a more agreeable location.

We apologize for the inconvenience. This is a great disappointment for us all.

Thank you for your support.

Add comment October 17, 2014

August 9, 2014 – An Evening at Caritas – A Night of Karaoke to Honor Andy Hallett

Andy Hallett and LorneThank you to everyone who attended An Evening at Caritas on Saturday August 9, 2014!  It was a small intimate event, and fun was had by all as we raised money for Kids Need to Read in honor of Andy!

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1 comment August 11, 2014

SDCC 2014: Whedonopolis™ Comes Back “Once More with Feeling”

On Sunday, July 27th in Room 6BCF, 3:30-5pm Fandom Charities™/Whedonopolis™ will be presenting our interactive screening of “Once More With Feeling” as the closing event of the con for the 8th consecutive year!

So mark it in red ink on your homemade SDCC schedules. (You all make those, too, right?)

If you enjoy getting your ya-yas out in a room packed with Buffistas and Scoobies, who put on their own light show with cellphones and light sabers, then this is definitely the event for you! And if you’ve never had the pleasure of such a thing, this is your opportunity.

Plus, you never know who may stop by! Such as Nicholas Brendan (Xander Harris), at this past screening!

Submitted by Chelsea Banks
Managing Editor, Whedonopolis.com

Add comment July 9, 2014

Fandom Charities™/Whedonopolis™ Announce New Events!

Caritas banner screen shotFandom Charities Inc.™ and Whedonopolis™ are proud to announce a new upcoming event!

On August 9, 2014, Fandom Charities™ and Whedonopolis™ will present a brand new charity event! AN EVENING AT CARITAS- A Night of Karaoke to Honor Andy Hallett. The event will be held at Corky’s in Sherman Oaks, CA.

In addition to all the food, drinks and karaoke fun included in the price, the event will feature Whedon-themed songs and Whedonopolis’™ signature drawing, where you can win… All manner of geeky stuff!

Doors open at 7:30pm and singing starts at 8:30pm.

EDIT 6/25: Tickets are on sale now, and cost $30, which includes appetizer buffet and non-alcoholic drinks. A no-host bar will be available.  Enjoy a Sea Breeze

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SPECIAL GUESTS: At this time, we are pleased to announce our first confirmed guests, Juliet Landau and Camden Toy! (schedules permitting)

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Space is very limited, so make sure to get your tickets!

Corky’s is located at 5043 Van Nuys Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403.

EDIT 6/21 – We’re making changes which will make the event better and allow us to reduce the ticket price. (was $60, now $30, a 50% price decrease!)

Proceeds from this event will benefit Kids Need To Read, a non-profit organization that provides books to underfunded schools, libraries and literacy programs across the USA, especially to those serving disadvantaged children.

In addition to the main fundraiser, this event will also host a canned food drive to benefit SOVA Community Food and Resource Program (www.jfsla.org/SOVA). All attendees are encouraged to bring non-perishable foods to donate.

Please visit our events page for more details.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THESE OTHER GREAT UPCOMING EVENTS!

SUNDAY, JULY 27, 2014 – “ONCE MORE, WITH FEELING” SCREENING at San Diego Comic-Con
For the past three years the event has been introduced by BUFFY alum, Nicholas Brendon (“Xander Harris”). If you are attending San Diego Comic-Con, be sure to join us!

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2014 – 7th ANNUAL WHEDONOPOLIS™ HALLOWEEN CHARITY EVENT featuring Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog
Please visit our events page for details.

SATURDAY, MAY 9, 2015 – FANDOMOPOLIS™! – A Multiverse Con
Fandom Charities™ is very pleased to announce, at this time, our first confirmed celebrity guests: JULIET LANDAU and GEORGES JEANTY! Additional guests to be announced.
Please visit Fandomopolis.org for details.

Add comment June 2, 2014

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