Ten Fun Facts and Figures from Gen Con Indy 2012
Gen Con is one of my favorite conventions of the year, and the team behind the fantastic con brings us ten facts about this years. Gen Con will return next summer to the Indiana Convention Center on August 15-18, 2013. Make sure to save the dates!
8. Three Media Guests of Honor! Thanks to Wil Wheaton, Nichelle Nichols, and Wes Bentley for their awesome enthusiasm and participation!
5. Press attendance was larger than ever before! 500+ reporters and members of the media attended Gen Con Indy 2012 with more than 5 television crews in attendance.
3. 300+ exhibitors displayed in the Exhibit Hall, showing more than 45 debuting games
2. The Gen Con Indy Facebook page reached more than 780,000 unique people during the week of Gen Con Indy 2012. and…
- Best Feature Film: The Fellows Hip: Rise of the Gamers
- Best Short Film: Natural 20
- Best Series: Aidan 5
Filmmakers from around the world gathered to compete in this year’s festival. Some traveled from as far away as Australia and the United Kingdom for screenings, film panels, and the awards ceremony. Films from across the United States, Canada, Australia, Israel, Japan, and Great Britain made it a truly international event.
The screenings were held at the Westin Hotel throughout the four days of Gen Con Indy with winners selected by jury on Sunday. The winning films have been awarded cash prizes, as well as complimentary booths in the Gen Con 2013 Exhibit Hall for the Best Feature and Best Series.