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Vampires Suck

Team Edward? Team Jacob? Team Bella? Who sucks most?!
The only way to see a sucky movie is with plenty of friends. So join us at a Swancon screening of Vampires Suck.
Belmont Reading, next Thursday 26th August. Time to be confirmed, should be 6.30/6.45.
Vampires Suck Trailer
RSVP by email or on 0421 391 719.

Vampires Suck movie [...]

Future Imperfect Art Show

We’ll be announcing the artists participating in the Future Imperfect art show over the coming weeks. Take a look at the wonderfully creative people that we’ve announced so far:
Participating artists
Sandy Gaskett

Gas Bomb Girl | Facebook page

Evil Genius in Residence
Kathleen Jennings

Christopher Phillips


Swancon Movie Screening: Creation

The next Swancon Thirty Six | Natcon Fifty movie screening will be Creation, starring Paul Bettany and Jennifer Connelly. The film is a based on “Annie’s Box,” a biography penned by Charles Darwin’s great-great-grandson Randal Keynes using personal letters and diaries of the Darwin family.
Windsor Cinema, 98 Stirling Highway, Nedlands
Sunday 18 July 2010 [...]

Future Imperfect Art Show

Future Imperfect Art Show
Natcon Fifty will host ʻFuture Imperfect: Exploring the future from the pastʼ, a semi-professional art show to be held over the Easter weekend in 2011 in Perth, Western Australia.
ʻFuture Imperfect: Exploring the future from the pastʼ will explore the way people have historically imagined our present, bringing the past and the future [...]

Iron Man 2 screening

We’ve just had confirmation that the screening time will be 6.30pm, Thursday 29 April, at Reading Cinema: Cnr Knutsford Ave & Fulham St, Belmont.
Political commentary! Explosions! Robert Downey, Jr!

Tickets are $14 for Swancon36 members & concession-card holders and $16 for everyone else. All are welcome, so bring your friends.
You can pay online in [...]

First Movie Screening: Iron Man 2

The first Swancon Thirty Six movie screening will be:

It will be shown on Thursday 29 April 2010 at Reading Cinema: Cnr Knutsford Ave & Fulham St, Belmont. The cinema is yet to confirm the screening time, but it should be around 6.30/6.45pm. We’ll update this post with the time, and if you leave [...]

Future Imperfect Art Show

ʻFuture Imperfect: Exploring the future from the pastʼ will explore the way people have historically imagined our present. We are seeking aspiring and semi professional Australian artists to examine this theme in a tight body of work. In order to be considered, please submit 2-3 low resolution images of your current work that best represents [...]

Earlybird membership

Congratulations to our earlybird membership draw winners, drawn one hour after launch, who each won a copy of Jack Dann’s “Dreaming Again” anthology, generously donated by Planet Books.

Susan Ackermann
Paul Andinach
Chris Bobridge
Fern Clarke
Kathryn Linge
Sarah Parker
John Samuel
Rachel Turner

Even though you missed out on that draw, don’t miss out on our earlybird prices! All memberships purchased before 18 [...]

Swancon Thirty Six | Natcon Fifty

Get ready to party like it’s Easter 2011
Swancon Thirty Six | Natcon Fifty: it’s quite a mouthful and a lot of history. We’re so glad that we have the opportunity to host the fiftieth Australian Natcon at this year’s Swancon. Perth has hosted nine of them already, and we’re ready to make this one the [...]

The perils of conventions

“Cross Section” was a publication produced for the 3rd Australian Natcon in 1954, which contained messages from international fans to members of the Natcon.
Donald A. Ford from the Cincinnati Fantasy Group wrote a piece in which he describes, amongst other things, the beginnings of the Indian Lake Convention:
This regional con is for the more hardened [...]