2019's Distinguished Contributions award winner was Philo Barnhart, an professional film animator, known primarily for his work on The Little Mermaid. Previous recipients of the award include Rachel Talalay (Slasher films) Robert Shearman (Doctor Who), Brannon Braga (the Star Trek franchise), Robbie Thompson (Supernatural), Cheryl Cain (Firefly), and Alanna Bennett (Harry Potter).
We also support many charities, and have featured lots of fascinating Keynote speakers. Our event is free to attend and encourage both academic and community presentations! (Our conference books feature great essays by many of our speakers!)
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