The three-day lineup for Kelowna Fan Experience produced by New Vintage Theatre will be filled with performance, film, animation, cosplay and gaming events.

Kelowna Fan Experience releases line-up for 2019

KFX will celebrate its 6th anniversary in March

New Vintage Theatre has released the line-up for their sixth annual Kelowna Fan Experience.

“This is a one of a kind party, rarely seen in Kelowna. It is a chance to meet inspiring top filmmakers, actors, animators, gamers and cosplayers in a fun, friendly environment,” said Josie Morrow KFX site director.

Showcase events of the festival include Superstar, starring Sharron Matthews, a world renowned cabaret performer at Kelowna Community Theatre on Friday, March 22.

Then a full day and night of events will follow on Saturday, March 23

  • -Over 60 vendors, artists and celebrities at meet and greet tables
  • -Lip sync, improv, talent and cosplay contests.
  • -Volcanic Gaming E-sports for prizes
  • -A licensed retro games lounge
  • -Panels with high profile performers like Tara Strong (Teen Titans Go!, Batman, My Little Pony) and artists like John Delaney (The Simpsons, DC Comics).

Saturday evening has two hot ticket events to choose from. The first is a Okanagan cast and crew movie premiere of the locally filmed Daughter of the Wolf written by Nika Agiashvilli , produced by Minds Eye Entertainment and Falconer Pictures. The much-anticipated screening of the film, directed by David Hackl, stars Gina Carano, Brendan Fehr and Richard Dreyfuss. The cast and crew screening of this action thriller will be held at the Rotary Centre for the Arts in the Mary Irwin Theatre.

RELATED: Weekend of comics, cosplay, sci-fi and more in Penticton

The second major event on March 23 is One Man Walking Dead in the Kelowna Community Theatre. One Man Walking Dead is the long form comedy show and Mark will also be on site on Sunday and meet fans as well. Mark is also the star of Star Trek-Continues, the huge gaming series Mass Effect (Capt. Shepard).

Saturday and Sunday bring out more stars including PJ Phil (Much Music & YTV) directors Lisa Ovies and Joel Ashton McCarthy, Sonya Ballantyne, Telly James, Bruce Novakowski, Katie Stuart; performers from New Vintage and Fred Skeleton Theatre Companies; Cosplayers Stoosh Cosplay, Etheral Ashie, Camilla Courts and Bethany McNab with a new competition she has invented called 30 Minute Face-Off.

RELATED: Vernon embraces Comic culture

Last year over 5,000 people took in the three day event. This year’s festival uses Sunday to have people relax and come out to learn or meet at one of our workshops about cosplay, indie filmmaking, auditioning for film, writing your own comic book, photography and readings by authors, too.

Regular and VIP tickets for Kelowna Fan Experience (KFX) are available at www.selectyourtickets.com

To report a typo, email:
newstips@kelownacapnews.com
.


@KelownaCapNews
newstips@kelownacapnews.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

Vernon embraces LGBTQ/2S community

“We have had lots of engagement and we’ve had over 300 individuals that we’ve been in touch with over the last year.”

Coldstream celebrates spring with Easter egg hunt

The family-friendly event takes place Mackie Lake House Saturday, April 20 at 10 a.m.

Vernon woman launches sewing studio

“I know there’s a lot of people up and down the valley that would love to sew.”

Vipers win pivotal game 5 to take 3-2 series lead

Vipers beat the Trail Smoke Eaters by a score of 5-2 and will look to end the series Saturday night in Trail at 7 p.m. at the Trail Memorial Centre. Contributed: Vernon Vipers Staff

None injured in small fire near Lumby

“It looks like it was accidental, definitely nothing suspicious.”

Sparks fly as SUV speeds down wrong side of Highway 1 trying to flee RCMP

Captured on video, the vehicle headed westbound against oncoming traffic before crashing

Calgary captain has 3 points as Flames torch Canucks 3-1

Giordano leads way as Alberta side cracks 100-point plateau

1,300 cruise ship passengers rescued by helicopter amid storm off Norway’s coast

Rescue teams with helicopters and boats were sent to evacuate the cruise ship under extremely difficult circumstances

Former Okanagan teen found safe after disappearing from YVR airport

Ethan Burnett, 14, was found safe in Kelowna on March 22

B.C. university to offer first graduate program on mindfulness in Canada

University of the Fraser Valley says the mostly-online program focuses on self-care and well being

Province announces $18.6 million for B.C. Search and Rescue

The funding, spread over three years, to pay for operations, equipment, and training

Late-season wave of the flu makes its round in B.C.

BC Centre for Disease Control reported 50 per cent jump in flu cases in first weeks of March

Tofino’s housing crisis causing some to seek shelter at the local hospital

Tofino’s housing crisis is pushing the town’s ‘hidden homeless’ population into the forefront.

Sentencing judge in Broncos crash calls for carnage on highways to end

Judge Inez Cardinal sentenced Jaskirat Singh Sidhu to eight years

Most Read