Revenge of the Film Nerds Interviews Amber Benson

Here is our second interview from Heroes and Villains from this weekend just past.   In this video, we chat with the lovely Amber Benson, who too us into the Green Room for a chat.   Fans will of course remember her as Tara from Buffy, but she has since moved on to be a successful author, as well as jumping behind the camera for a few projects.   She tells us a bit about this too…

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Let me take this space to thank Scott Sowter for his wonderful efforts in filming and editing this video.   He is a great contributor to this website, and also one of the masterminds behind the podcast “This Film is Not Yet Hated”.

Heroes and Villains 2012 – Event review and panels summary

As promised, this is the first of numerous posts reporting on Heroes and Villains.   I will be meeting with my fantastic camera crews over the next few days (video: Scott Sowter and Shannon Smith; Stills Troy Spears) to put together the cosplay galleries, as well as to get copies of the interviews that I had with Amber Benson and Frazer Hines.   I will include my more amateurish photos here for now until I get the higher quality images from my colleague Troy.   This gallery is available at the end of the post.

My other favorite photo from this weekend, with Amber Benson!

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Heroes and Villains a great success!!

After all the anticipation, Heroes and Villains is now over, and was a great success!!

Revenge of the Film Nerds was there for the entire event, from the cocktail party on Friday evening to the cosplay comp this afternoon.   We are still on assessment hiatus for the next 24 hours, so this will only be a quick post.   However, over the next few days we will bring you a selection of highlights.   These will include;

  • Reports on panels and events from each day
  • Cosplay galleries
  • Interviews with Frazer Hines and Amber Benson
  • Highlights of some of the exhibitors that were present
  • Promotion of other pop culture enthusiast groups that we met over the weekend, including our Mosaic Magazine, the podcast Women Talk Sci Fi,, and Comic Web Series Crimson Rose.
All this coverage starts tomorrow, so keep watching this space!

We extend a huge thank you to Culture Shock Events for granting us almost unlimited access to this event, so that we can share all these wonderful stories with you.   We also must thank both Scott Sowter, RotFN writer and manager of Problem Child production, for filming our interviews this weekend, and Troy Spears for his additional photography.

I am a big fanboy, so I end this post with one of my two favourite photos from this weekend….

 

Heroes and Villains next weekend!!

The day is almost upon us!!   Next Saturday and Sunday, our friends at Culture Shock Events are brining a cavalcade of guests to Penrith Panthers, the first such event to be held in Sydney’s greater west!!

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