HORRORFIND WEEKEND 14 : 2012

FRIDAY:

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Tips and tricks for viral marketing
David Heck; The Cadaver Café

As a continuation of social media stepping into the real world, take advantage of your fans interest, and get them to promote your haunt for you. Create interesting and inexpensive campaigns that include free swag, internet videos, tickets, contests, patron testimonials and much more.
cadavercafe.com

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
A behind the scenes look at running a non-profit Haunt
Jenifer Roberts

This seminar will give you a behind the scenes look at running a non-profit Haunt. The topics that will be covered are potential Fundraisers, obtaining Sponsors, cost free Advertising, economical Construction supply sources, building inexpensive Props, low budget Costumes, and finding Volunteers. Jenifer Roberts has been the director of the Apollo Civic "Haunted Theatre", located in Martinsburg West Virginia, for the past five years. Her experience includes set design/building, prop design/building, scripting, costuming, mask making and make-up.
www.Apolloween.com or www.Apollo-theatre.org

SATURDAY:

11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Make-Up Wars (Entrance E Carport)
A three person team competition, (two artist, one victim) working against the clock and limited make-up supplies.

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
A How-To Seminar On Air Squibs (Entrance E Carport )
Presented by Mike Pine of Creepy Cadavers Prop Shop

In this seminar you will learn where to purchase the materials needed to make air squib and the estimated cost. You will be taught how to build the squib and the different ways you can mount the squib and set the squib off. You will also learn why I personally prefer to use this squib and the advantages I feel it has over other designs in the industry. www.facebook.com/Creepy-Cadavers-Prop-Shop

2:00 pm – 3-00 pm
How and Why You Should Prepare for the Zombie Apocalypse, NOW

Kirk Allmond, administrator of the world’s largest zombie preparedness website (Zombiepreparedness.org) and co-author of the best-selling series "What Zombies Fear" brings you twelve reasons you should prepare for the zombie apocalypse starting today. Whether you're a fan of all things zombie, or if you've ever had to go without power during a snowstorm, Kirk will talk about ways to better prepare for disaster. This panel is a lively conversation and audience participation is encouraged.

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Paranormal Xpeditions

Join the cast of Paranormal Xpeditions for a screening of: Unbirthday followed by Evidence Review, question and answer session about Zak Bagans' Paranormal Challege on travel Channel. Paranormal Xpeditions is an ALL FEMALE ghost hunting television program that has been nationally recognized as one of the most high profile teams in the US. With appearances on the PREMIERE episode of Zak Bagans' Paranormal Challenge, BIO's "My Ghost Story", and NAT GEO's "TABOO", Rachel Hoffman, Tina Storer, and Tisha Rodrigues (Rod-Ricks) are 3 brave girls staring darkness in the face.
www.paranormalxpeditions.com

3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Social Media for Your Haunted Attraction
David Heck; The Cadaver Café

Social media is a fantastic, yet very frustrating, tool to use when promoting your haunted attraction. Learn the important aspects of how to maximize your exposure without wasting a lot of time trying to figure out what works. Learn how to customize Facebook and YouTube, promote through contest apps, social media advertising and learn to monetize the Internet and your haunt at the same time!
www.cadavercafe.com

SUNDAY:

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Paranormal Xpeditions

Join the cast of Paranormal Xpeditions for a screening of: Freetown Murders (up for selection of the NY TV Fest and NYC Horror Film Festival) followed by EQUPIMENT presentation and testing, Evidence Review FROM SATURDAY NIGHT GHOST HUNT, Paranormal Challenge Q&A;
Paranormal Xpeditions is an ALL FEMALE ghost hunting television program that has been nationally recognized as one of the most high profile teams in the US. With appearances on the PREMIERE episode of Zak Bagans' Paranormal Challenge, BIO's "My Ghost Story", and NAT GEO's "TABOO", Rachel Hoffman, Tina Storer, and Tisha Rodrigues (Rod-Ricks) are 3 brave girls staring darkness in the face. www.paranormalxpeditions.com

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
FX Make Up Seminar
Mike Pine of Creepy Cadavers Prop Shop

This seminar will serve as an overview of fx make up discussing techniques from beginner to advanced. Covering various make up tools used in the fx field and a make-up demo. There will be a Q & A period at the end of the seminar.
http://www.facebook.com/Creepy-Cadavers-Prop-Shop

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
How and Why You Should Prepare for the Zombie Apocalypse, NOW

Kirk Allmond, administrator of the world’s largest zombie preparedness website (Zombiepreparedness.org) and co-author of the best-selling series "What Zombies Fear" brings you twelve reasons you should prepare for the zombie apocalypse starting today. Whether you're a fan of all things zombie, or if you've ever had to go without power during a snowstorm, Kirk will talk about ways to better prepare for disaster. This panel is a lively conversation and audience participation is encouraged.

Celebrity Room Hours
(other events will be open much later on Friday and Saturday and will be noted in show program)

  • Friday 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sunday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Dealers Room Hours

  • Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Saturday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm