Workshops

Workshops

Learn something new and fun with incredible workshops from industry leaders.


Learn something new at KFX 2022! There’s something for everyone whether your interested in acting, cosplay, podcasts, table-top gaming, or more!

Please note some of these workshops/panels have limited spacing. Pre-registration is encouraged where available.


Omari Newton: Voice Acting Workshop

Sunday July 17th at 1:30 pm

 

When you watch an animated series or movies, it’s easy to forget that there are people behind the voices of your favourite character. That’s all thanks to incredible voice actors like Omari Newton! Omari is an award-winning professional actor, writer, director, and a senior instructor at The Vancouver Film School. His voice credits include Marvel’s Black Panther. Korvus in Netflix’s Dragon Prince, Nate on Corner Gas Animated, and Jefferson on Max Steel. Learn how to bring characters to life using only your voice with Omari!

 

 

Magic the Gathering How-To with Aaron Johnson

Friday July 15th at 2:00 pm at the Okanagan Regional Library (Downtown)

 

Join the over 35 million people worldwide already playing the trading card game Magic the Gathering. Learn how to play, start your card collection, and the best strategies for victory with long-time player Aaron Johnson.

Stoosh Cosplay Workshop

 

 

Stoosh Cosplay: Cosplay on a Budget

Friday July 15th at 5:00pm in the Salloum Room

 

You don’t need to break the bank to create amazing cosplays! Stoosh is an accomplished cosplayer who makes all his incredible and award-winning costumes for under $125 CAD. Learn how to make a little go a long way through creativity, craftsmanship, and passion.

 

How to Podcast with Drunk in a Graveyard

Sunday July 17th at 1:30 pm in the Black Box Theatre

 

Do you have a subject that you can talk about for hours and never get bored of? What if other people out there were just as interested in what you have to say? Why not turn your passion into a podcast? That’s what Drunk in a Graveyard did!

Drunk in a Graveyard is an award winning horror and comedy blog, podcast, radio show and YouTube channel centered on the twenty year relationship of three best friends with a passion for all things horror. They’ve been creating their entertaining podcast since 2017 and have no plans of slowing down.

 

Audio Dramas: Tell Your Story with Where the Leaves Fall Purple

Sunday July 17th at 12:00 pm in the Salloum Room

 

Do you have a story you’ve created? Are you looking for a way to tell it? Have you ever thought of starting an audio drama? Find out how a group of local creatives brought to life a thrilling mystery all with a microphone, PVC pipe, blankets, and a makeshift recording studio in the basement of the show’s creator. Find us Where the Leaves Fall Purple.

 

 

Build your Twitch Audience with Streamer Corey Hendricks

Sunday July 17th at 10am in the Delta Grand Ballroom

 

Love playing video games? Want to show off your skills. Why not start a Twitch account? Learn how to gain subscribers, keep an audience, and make a name for yourself as a twitch streamer with Corey Hendricks!

 

Making Social Media Your Career with TikToker Ashleigh Aedan

Sunday July 17th at 10:30 am

Ever wonder how those people on your social media feeds gained so many followers? Wonder how you can receive gifts from your favourite brands? How can you turn posting videos and pictures into a full time job? Ashleigh Aedan breaks down how she turned making fifteen second lipsync videos into a viable career.

 

Creating Cosplay Communities with RWBY BC Cosplay Group

July 17th at 1:30 pm in the Delta Grand Ballroom

 

Do you have a fandom you’re passionate about? Do you wish you had others in that fandom to cosplay with? The members of the RWBY BC Cosplayers Group felt the same and so they built a community to do what they love together. Find out how they started their group and how you can create your own cosplay community.

 

 

Auditioning Tips: Get Your Big Break with Bonnie Gratz

Saturday July 16th at 11:00 am at the Mary Irwin Theatre

 

There’s lots going on in the theatre world right here in your back yard! Find out how you can ace your audition and make it onto the big stage

 

Cosplaying for a Cause with SarahTonin Random Acts of Cosplaying

Friday July 15th at 6:30 PM in the Salloum Room

 

You put so much time and effort into your cosplays, why not make someone else’s day with them? Random Acts of Costuming does exactly that by taking their supersuits and becoming real-life superheroes for sick kids. Their goal is to spread joy and make the world a better place one smile at a time. Find out how your cosplay can make a difference with SarahTonin and other members of Random Acts of Costuming.