Friday, 9 April 2010

Fan Fest – The Ultimate Spy and Sci-Fi event at the London Film Museum

Fan Fest – The Ultimate Spy and Sci-Fi event
at the London Film Museum

Fan Festival is proud to present their first collectors convention and signing event at the London Film Museum in County Hall.

The weekend of the 24th and 25th April 2010 will be packed with opportunities to meet some of your favourite actors and actresses from the movie industry. Stars of the British film industry will be on hand for signings among the collector’s tables and exhibition pieces on display.

Confirmed guests so far include*;

·         Richard Kiel – His first signing in Central London
·         James Bond himself, George Lazenby, from On Her Majesty’s Secret Service.
·         Ray Harryhausen, the man who invented stop motion animation in film
·         Honor Blackman - Pussy Galore and Doctor Who
·         Burt Kwouk – Cato Fong from The Pink Panther films
·         Jesper Christensen – His first ever signing event
·         Sebastian Foucan – the free runner from Casino Royale
In total we shall be having the largest gathering of Bond actors and actresses under one roof.

The museum will be featuring a collection of artefacts as part of the weekend, and guests will be able to take a high speed ride down the Thames with London Rib Voyages**

The Art of Avatar! Concept artwork from the stunning 3D world of Pandora created for the film will be on display. Pieces will be taken from the new book ‘The Art of Avatar’ (Abrams Books Ltd) to celebrate the release of James Cameron’s history-making motion picture AVATAR on Blu-ray & DVD on April 26.

Original pieces on display will include Little Nellie, the armoured autogyro from You Only Live Twice, and Tony Stark’s first generation Iron Man suit that he uses to escape the dessert.

On the Saturday night, Sir Christopher Lee will be receiving a lifetime achievement award from Cinema Retro Magazine in a special Q&A session, hosted by writer and publisher Lee Pfeiffer, in the Debating Chamber at the heart of the building. Limited tickets left already!

For the film buffs Steve Begg (visual effects in Casino Royal and more) and Bill Pearson (visual effects in Alien, Bond and more) are doing visual shows and Q&As on Saturday and Sunday respectively.

Collectors will also be able to purchase memorabilia from the various stalls around the museum over the 2 days.

Fan Festival aim to produce entertaining, interactive events for fans of film and television.
The London Film Museum is home to many original props and costumes from iconic British films and recently opened a new permanent exhibition dedicated to Charlie Chaplin.

Ticket prices                      Day Pass                              Weekend ticket
Adults                                   £15.00                                   £25.00
Concessions                          £12.50                                   £20.00
Children                                £10.00                                   £18.00
Family                                  £45.00                                   £75.00
Entrance to the Fanfest is separate to the Christopher Lee Evening

Opening Times – 10am to 6pm both days with last entry one hour before closing

Christopher Lee Q&A – Ticket prices and times to be confirmed

For more information about Fanfest please contact:
Marek Steven @ Way to Blue
07961 163 9087

For more information on the London Film Museum please contact:
Mark Best @ London Film Museum
020 7202 7040

*Guest appearances subject to change without notice
**subject to additional charge

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