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”
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/
The Imaginarium Convention would like to thank all of our attendees, vendors, panelists/guests, volunteers, staff, and entertainers for the best Imaginarium yet! We really appreciate your participation and want everyone to get a lot out of their weekend with us, from new friendships, to opportunities, business relationships, and great memories. Thank you again and be sure to mark your calendars for October 5-7 of 2018 when we reach our first major milestone: the 5th year of Imaginarium!
Imaginarium Convention was proud to recognize our award winners for both the 2017 Imaginarium Independent Film Festival and the 2017 Imadjinn Awards at our awards banquet! Below is the list of the awards given and the winners for each category. Please note that this list does not have the Imadjinn Award for Best Screenplay, as judging has not been completed for the written screenplay submissions. We will be making that announcement when all evaluations have been completed. 2017 Imaginarium Independent Film Festival Best Editing: Occupants Best Cinematography: The Ningyo Best Sound: Prisoner of Perdition Best Character Development: Auto Shop Best Plot Development: Viridescent Best
The voting week for this year’s Imadjinn Literary Awards is now open, and will run until the first evening of Imaginarium 2017, October 7th at 9pm! Voters must have been, or be for 2017, confirmed attendees, vendors, guests/panelists, volunteers, or staff members of Imaginarium Convention. Full information on voting and the voting form can be found at: http://www.entertheimaginarium.com/imadjinn-award/
Browse the list of exhibitors taking part in the Imadjinn Book Fair and Expo, which is part of the Imaginarium 2017 weekend! Our expo will showcase well over 100 authors of all genres, along with vendors offering art, crafts, jewelry, independent film, clothing, collectibles, memorabilia and much more! The Book Fair and Expo is open for free to the general public, with free parking at the Ramada Plaza Hotel and Conference Center. See the preview page here: 2017 Imadjinn Book Fair and Expo Preview
Imaginarium 2017 is proud to welcome Bram Stoker Award®-winning editor and author Michael Knost as our Guest of Honor! In addition to his numerous professional accolades as an editor and author in a multitude of genres, Michael is renowned internationally for his gifts as an instructor and workshop presenter in the creative writing world. He is a perfect example of what Imaginarium Convention is all about and we could not be more happy to have Michael Knost recognized as our Guest of Honor for 2017! About Michael Knost: Michael Knost is a Bram Stoker Award®-winning editor and author of science fiction, fantasy, horror, and supernatural
Imaginarium Convention is proud to welcome Healing Hands Entertainment as a returning sponsor for 2017! Healing Hands Entertainment has been a legacy sponsor with Imaginarium Convention, having been with us since our first year! We are thrilled to have them back aboard for our 4th year, joining our other legacy sponsors such as Hydra Publications and Per Bastet Publications! About Healing Hands Entertainment: Healing Hands Entertainment has grown from a simple two woman operation to include a creative family of actors, actresses, cinematographers, editors and composers. Award winning writers and filmmakers Amy McCorkle and Melissa Goodman strive to grow with each project. Currently on the
Imaginarium 2017 is proud to welcome author Michael Williams as a guest. First known to readers through the best-selling DRAGONLANCE series, Michael exemplifies dedication to the craft and art of writing, having expanded his horizons in works such as his lyrical/experimental Arcady (singled out for praise by Locus and Asimov magazines), and his current mythic fiction novels such as Trajan’s Arch and Vine. Teaching at the University of Louisville with a focus on the Modern Fantastic in film and books, Michael is a tremendous workshop presenter and panelist, and we are both honored and thrilled to have him with us this year! About Michael Williams: Over