Imaginarium 2018 is proud to welcome bestselling historical romance author Chasity Bowlin as a Spotlighted Author Guest! In addition to being a highly-gifted writer, Chasity also has a keen understanding of today’s publishing climate and is going to be a tremendous addition to Imaginarium’s workshop and panel programming! About Chasity: A multi-published indie and traditional author of bestselling historical romance, Chasity lives in Kentucky with her husband and their menagerie of animals. Visit Chasity’s official website at: chasitybowlin.com
Imaginarium 2018 is proud to announce the return of bestselling author Tony Acree as Toastmaster and as a guest! The owner of the award-winning small press Hydra Publications and the author of the bestselling Victor McCain thrillers, Tony is an outstanding member of the Imaginarium family, sharing his knowledge about writing and the publishing business in Imaginarium’s extensive programming, in addition to serving as the official Toastmaster in popular Imaginarium events like the Opening Ceremonies and Awards Banquet presentations. Imaginarium is thrilled to have Tony back for what will be the best year yet! About Tony Acree: Tony Acree is is both an award winning
For Immediate Release December 15, 2017 Imaginarium Convention is proud to announce Imaginarium Initiative, a year-round program that will be dedicated to bringing support in the form of new books, materials relating to creative arts, and educational/vocational opportunities to youth and communities in need. Now in its fifth year, Imaginarium Convention is an annual event founded and developed by Seventh Star Press that takes place in Louisville, Kentucky. Imaginarium Convention is centered around the world of creative writing and creatives of all kinds; including writers, filmmakers, artists, game designers, musicians, and other creatives. A three-day event featuring over 140 panels and workshops, plus a book
Imaginarium 2018 is honored to welcome back Hydra Publications as an official sponsor! An outstanding small press based out of Louisville, Kentucky that now includes imprints such as Stardust Romance, Hydra Publications exemplifies the creative spirit and community-supportive approach that Imaginarium Convention is all about! Hydra Publications has been a wonderful part of the Imaginarium family since the beginning and we are thrilled to have them continue with us into our fifth year! About Hydra Publications: Hydra Publications, the winner of the Jason Sizemore Award for Outstanding Small Press Publisher, specializes in bringing to its readers the best in mystery, thrillers, romance, and speculative fiction
Imaginarium 2018 is proud to announce Christopher Saint Booth as an Imaginator Guest! An exceptionally-talented creative with a host of awards and accolades in many areas, Christopher is a tremendous example of the kind of spirit that Imaginarium Convention represents. We are thrilled to have Christopher joining us for our 5th year, and we know that our attendees will love meeting him and learning about all the areas he is active in! About Christopher: The multi-talented Christopher Saint Booth is an award-winning author, artist, musician, photographer, producer, director, composer and production designer of films, TV, and documentaries for outlets such as SyFy Channel, Chiller, NBC Universal, Sony
Now in it’s 5th year, The Imaginarium Convention features juried awards in an array of categories for feature films, short films, documentaries, and music videos in all genres! There is also a category for screenplays that have not yet been produced, which is juried and awarded as one of our Imadjinn Awards! Imaginarium is set for its best year yet, next October 5-7 in Louisville, Kentucky at the Ramada Plaza Hotel and Conference Center! From screenings to an array of panels and workshops over 3 days, this is fast-becoming an event independent filmmakers and screenwriters do not want to miss! Early bird deadline with submission
The Imaginarium Convention is proud to announce “Return to Freedom” by Bristol Mac Donald as the recipient of a 2017 Imadjinn Award for Best Screenplay! A high number of entries and the competitive nature of the category involving screenplays that have not yet been produced resulted in a slightly extended judging period, in addition to a decision to recognize 3 runner-ups in this category. The final award recognitions for the 2017 Imadjinn Award for Best Screenplay are as follows: 2017 Imadjinn Award for Best Screenplay “Return to Freedom” by Bristol Mac Donald First Runner-up “Under the Helmet” by Todd Bird Second Runner-Up “Swimming with the Sharks”
The first wave of panelist guests have been announced for Imaginarium 2018! Our panelist guests take part in our extensive panel and workshop programming, one of the strongest offerings in the nation! Authors, screenwriters, poets, filmmakers, editors, game designers, comic creators, bloggers, artists and many more professionals will be featured in our panels and workshops, covering a comprehensive range of topics related to the creative world. Be sure to see the first group on our Guests for 2018 page, and check back regularly as new guests will be added regularly!
Imaginarium 2018 is honored to welcome back Per Bastet Publications as an Official Sponsor! A wonderful small press out of Southern Indiana, Per Bastet Publications has been a supporter of Imaginarium Convention’s vision since our debut and we could not be happier to have them with us for our fifth year! Small presses are a very important part of the creative writing world and Per Bastet Publications is one we are proud to have at Imaginarium 2018, a convention all about creative writing and for creatives of all kinds! About Per Bastet Publications: Per Bastet Publications is a small press publishing house based in southern Indiana.
Want to be a an official panelist/guest in 2018? Imaginarium 2017 was our best yet, and we’ve got lots of great things in store for Imaginarium 2018 which will take place October 5-7 next year! If you would like to be an official panelist/guest, the guest application for 2018 is now active. We are looking for authors, editors, publishers, screenwriters, filmmakers, bloggers, artists, songwriters, game designers, comic/graphic novel creators, and all kinds of pro creatives! To fill out a guest application, visit: http://www.entertheimaginarium.com/guest-reg/