My Top 10 Tips On Attending Your First Ever Comic Con

Hi Everyone! 🙂

I’ve been asked by the lovely folks over at The Amazing Las Vegas Comic Convention to write about some tips for those attending their first ever Con!

I’ve learnt a lot from attending it which I want to pass onto those who are new to these sort of events.

Here are my top 10 tips:

  1. Do try and make friends at the Con. This is because it’ll be less scary and more enjoyable for yourself.
  2. Don’t be a creep to cosplayers as they’re people too. These people are open to being filmed and having their photographs taken as long as you are nice and ask their permission to do so.
  3. Do try and take as many breaks as you can. This is especially for those who find big and crowded places a bit too overwhelming.
  4. Do plan your day out properly. If you are there for the whole event, don’t try and cram everything into a short period of time.
  5. Don’t overspend. I know it’s very tempting to buy every single favourite thing of yours but Cons can get very pricey. Having a budget can help you plan better.
  6. Do bring portable chargers. This is just incase your phone or camera battery dies and there is no available charging point.
  7. Do follow the rules of the Con. This is mainly because its in place for your own safety and of others too.
  8. Don’t be an idiot. Do enjoy yourself but be respectful and mindful of others who are also there attending the convention too.
  9. Do use the wifi if you can. If there is free wifi at the convention it can save battery life and data. Also, do make sure that the connection is strong and isn’t too slow due to others using it.
  10. Finally, don’t be afraid to cosplay if you want to and wear something you feel comfortable in!

I hope these tips are helpful 🙂

If you are attending The Amazing Las Vegas Convention do enjoy yourselves and feel free to check out this website out.

Finally, feel free to check out what I’ve been up to on my YouTube Channel SavanFilms!

See you all soon!

From,

Sav

(Featured Image: Savan G Photography)

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MCM Comic Con London 2016 Posts

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You can find all my MCM Comic Con London 2016 videos in one place:

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Showreel: December 2015 – June 2016 (From Website)

Hi Everyone! 🙂

So an update on what’s happening…

I’ve left London360 as it is the end of my time there after six amazing months.

Here’s the link to my website with the Showreel and a special message to those at London360 and Podium.me:

Showreel and Message

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MCM Comic Con London October 2015 Blog

Hi Everyone! 🙂

On Sunday 25th October 2015 I visited MCM Comic Con at the ExCeL in London.

Here is what I got up to:
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Nintendo Splatoon Cosplayer: Are you a Kid or a Squid?

I thought the Sunday would be less busy compared to the Friday and Saturday but I was wrong. I discovered that the Friday would be the best day to visit because a lot of people would be working and then they would visit over the weekend instead.

Once I got my wristband and entered the main area, I headed straight to the VidFest UK area and queued up to meet YouTuber Thomas “TomSka” Ridgewell. It was the worth the wait, talked and took a couple of pictures with Tom. I last met him in May 2014 and he remembered our last meeting. Then I visited his booth, bought a wristband and talked to his team.

20151025_120815With TomSka

I then went to visit the Yogscast booth to queue up and meet some of the members from the team. I was told that the queue was closed so then I headed to their store and bought a pin badge and wristband. I wasn’t worried that I didn’t get a chance to visit them as I met them in May 2015.

I spent some of my time watching the Yogscast playing video games live on Twitch which is a video platform and community for gamers. This was a lot of fun to watch and people from the crowd were allowed to play with them.

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The Yogscast playing a game called Rocket League live on Twitch.

 Towards the end of the day I went and watched a panel by TomSka on his new material and potential future projects. I can say that his most popular animation series known as asdfmovie will be back in May 2016 to celebrate the channel’s 10th anniversary. There has been nine asdfmovie animations so far this would be the tenth one.

Finally, I personally had a fun day and I also met up with one of my friends. I do hope to one-day visit again at least once next year.

See you all soon!

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Sav

Behind Closed Doors: Q&A With The Yogscast Panel Blog

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On Friday 22nd May 2015 I went to see the Yogscast Q&A Panel in the Platinum Suite at the London Excel Centre which was part of MCM Comic Con.

It was amazing seeing my favourite YouTubers being asked questions about the various going ons at YogTowers (their main base plus office) in Bristol, United Kingdom.

The panel was split into two with five members being asked for the first hour and four members for the second hour.

The first half included Sjin (aka Paul), Duncan, Hannah, Martyn and Kim. The second half included Lewis, Sips (Chris), AlSmiffy (Alex) and Ross. Also not forgetting the host and Yogscast member Turps (Mark) who was in charge of the panel.

I was lucky to take some photos with the Yogscast as they accidentally stumbled upon the queue for the panel:

With @alsmiffy! He's so much taller than I thought he was! #yogscast #hatfilms #alsmiffy #mcmcomiccon #MCMComicConLondon

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With Lewis, Sjin, Alsmiffy and part of Duncan. @yogscast #yogscast #hatfilms #mcmcomiccon #MCMComicConLondon

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I thoroughly enjoyed it and made new friends too plus afterwards had a lovely chat with Sjin. They accidentally went to the wrong exit and so did my new friends and I.

Here is the Vlog taken by Hat Films:

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Sav