Panelist Spotlight: OREATHIA SMITH

Oreathia Smith received her BA in English from Millsaps College (Jackson, MS) and her MFA in Writing for the Screen and Television from the University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA). Oreathia was a writer on Issa Rae’s hit web-series Mis-Adventures of an Awkward Black Girl (she created the beloved character “White Jay”). In 2016, Oreathia’s script Mona. […]

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Panelist Spotlight: Amy Li

Amy S. Li is currently an English Ph.D. student (ABD) at Emory University. Her primary research focus is on representations of embodiment in science fiction.  She graduated from Cornell University in 2014 with a B.A. in English, a B.A. in Feminist, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, and a minor in Music. Her research interests include science […]

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Panelist Spotlight: Dana Morgan

Dana Morgan is an Executive Assistant / Event Planner by day, and a con / cosplay photographer by night. Her passion for photography is uncharted and she uses that passion to drive the art of cosplay pass the limits; providing her subjects with eye-catching photos that embody their characters and compliments their creativity. Dana has […]

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Panelist Spotlight: MATT FRANKLIN

For nearly ten years, Matt Franklin has helped developed AV and broadcasting teams for numerous non-profit organizations around Atlanta. Matt is a graduate of the Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD) and the co-founder of Most Uniquest.

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Panelist Spotlight: Amanda Ray

Founder of MCSFO – The Multicultural Sci-fi Organization and organizer of The Atlanta Sci-fi Film Festival, and Kids with S.T.E.A.M. children’s sci-fi film festival, Amanda Ray is providing many platforms for sci-fi creatives. Born and raised in New York City, Amanda Ray relocated to Atlanta in 1993 to study music at Georgia State University School […]

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Panelist Spotlight: Eric L. Watts

Eric L. Watts has been active in Star Trek fandom for forty years and is one of the most well-known Star Trek fans in the southeast. He brings a wealth of convention-running experience, fan club management and insider knowledge to the Treklanta con committee. In 2006, Mr. Watts was elected Commanding Officer of the USS Republic NCC-1371, the STARFLEET […]

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Panelist Spotlight: Aisha Flores

Engineer and developer Aisha Flores is the co-founder of Buttercup STEAM Camp. She and co-founder/artist Daniel Flores fuse technology and creative arts projects to spark the imaginations of each camper. Launched in 2017, Buttercup STEAM Camp is a unique week-long adventure for girls to learn, build and code in a fun and supportive environment. Students work […]

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Panelist Spotlight: Andrew Michael Phillips

Andrew Michael Phillips is a commercial and editorial photographer specializing in portraits and fashion photography. The truth of the matter is Andrew is really just a people person and the camera is just an excuse to meet more people and he refined that excuse into something lucrative.This master photographer is the holder of a BA […]

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Panelist Spotlight: TALK N’ BRICK

Talk N’ Brick is a unique talk show centered around using Lego brick as a vessel to communicate with our audience and guests. Rod and Kenneth are LEGO Certified Master Model Builders and the creators, producers, and hosts of the show Talk N’ Brick.. The show is fairly new, but is looking to be the best show on YouTube featuring LEGO […]

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Panelist Spotlight: Thrill Builds

T-Dub, aka Thrill Builds, has had an interesting career path; she’s really a bit like Buckaroo Banzai. At various times, she’s worked in a crayon factory, released charting music as an EDM recording artist-songwriter, took a turn as Director of Marketing and Creative Development for an indy comic publisher, worked as a letterer, and performed […]

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Panelist Spotlight: CAMMIEN RAY

Cammien Ray is a podcast and liveshow host, and occasionally writes for online magazines such as Starry Magazine, The TV Addict, Just About Write, etc. and she’s been talking too much for a long time before that. Connect on social media at /CammienRay on most social media sites that have existed since we all killed […]

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