Russ Adams

Guest

Russ Adams is an award-winning special effects artist familiar to worldwide audiences for his work on Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge, the highly-rated SyFy Channel reality series. Russ quickly became a fan favorite on the show thanks to his quick wit and willingness to help his fellow contestants.

Russ' filmography includes #SCREAMERS, Punk 2; Punk's Dead, Monolith, and Juarez 2045.

Russ is also the author of THIS IS NOT THAT SHOW, A book chronicling his life before, during, and after the Creature Shop Challenge. He is also the author of a special effects how-to series called, A WORKSHOP WITH RUSS ADAMS.

 

 



THU 2:00p.m.: You Won't Believe What I Heard At A Conů Meet Russ Adams (45 mins.)

Room: OAK BALLROOM (2nd Floor, Left) Rated: Everyone


Russ Adams owns Escape Design FX, competed on Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge on the SyFy channel, and has been a featured guest ay conventions around the country. Hear his own firsthand accounts with some of the more interesting people and content he has come across over the years. There will also be a Q&A session during which you will get to pick his brain filled with expert knowledge.


Speaking: Russ Adams

Category: Discussion Panel

 



FRI 3:00p.m.: A Film Maker, An Actor, and an FX Guru Walk Into a Conů (45 mins.)

Room: OAK BALLROOM (2nd Floor, Left) Rated: Everyone


Have you ever sat through the end credits of a film? The number of people and diversity of the purpose to bring a project together is staggering. ALL-CON is bringing together guests who represent key parts of production. Christopher R. Mihm creates and produces films annually under the studio of Saint Euphoria, Camden Toy is best known for his characters in Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel, and Russ Adams, in addition to owning Escape Design FX, was a part of SyFy's ''Jim Henson's Creature Workshop Challenge.'' Listen to them as they weave their own point-of-views into a narrative that attempts to explain the overall design and production of modern visual storytelling.


Speaking: Christopher R. Mihm; Camden Toy; Russ Adams

Category: Discussion Panel

 



SAT 1:00p.m.: Let's Talk About You For A While: FX and Cosplay (45 mins.)

Room: WILLOW (1st Floor, Front) Rated: Everyone

Produced By: Jackie Craft; Russ Adams


Russ Adams was on a reality-based effects (FX) competition television program. Jackie Craft was on a reality-based Cosplay competition television program. Both are experts in their crafts and have been watched by viewers around the world. In a switch though, they didn't come to ALL-CON to be passively watched. They came to talk about you and your projects; your ideas; your accomplishments. If you have something to show off or are stuck on how to progress on one of your own creations, they are going to discuss it with you in front of the audience so that others may learn from your skills or questions.


Speaking: Russ Adams; Jackie Craft

Category: Discussion Panel

 



SUN 2:00p.m.: The Reality Behind Reality Television (45 mins.)

Room: MAPLE (2nd Floor, Back) Rated: Everyone

Produced By: Jackie Craft; Russ Adams


Russ Adams was on a SyFy channel reality based effects (FX) competition television program. Jackie Craft was on a SyFy channel reality-based Cosplay competition television program. They are at ALL-CON to answer your burning questions about reality television and just how real edited it might really be. The competition is genuine and fierce, but is the production?


Speaking: Russ Adams; Jackie Craft

Category: Discussion Panel