Ernest N Morial Convention Center
New Orleans, LA,
January 12 - 15, 2018

Posts Categorized: HAuNTcon News & Updates

The Audition: Casting and Training Haunt Actors

by Scott Swenson, Scott Swenson Creative Development LLC 3:30-4:30pm – Creative Casting and training the right people for the roles in your attraction improves your product and increases your positive word of mouth while simultaneously making your life so much easier. A must for haunt actors, directors, and owners, Scott Swenson will discuss where to… Read more »

HAuNTcon 2017 Workshops are SELLING OUT!

Some of the HAuNTcon 2017 Hands-on Workshops are close to selling out! The Workshops are designed to teach a technique, on a smaller project that attendees can then take back at their own attraction and use on a grander scale to increase the effectiveness of their attractions. If you were planning to take advantage of these “make… Read more »

Paid vs Volunteer Staff Seminar HAuNTcon 2017 Nashville, TN Jan 26-30

by Dana Martin, Dark Knight Entertainment Group Friday 11:30am-12:30pm – Business Track It’s easy to find haunted attraction owners and operators passionate on either side of this budget issue, and neither side of the argument is shy about standing up for their beliefs! Labor costs are usually a haunt’s steepest budget item, and many owners… Read more »

HAuNTcon Advanced All-day Workshop Monday Jan 30 – Nashville!

Advanced All-day Workshop 2 (Fee Required) Monday 9:00 am-4:30 pm Opening Your First Haunted Attraction: Without Losing An Arm And A Leg by Leonard Pickel of Hauntrepreneurs(R) Themed Attraction Design and Consulting $250 Materials Fee Required. Class Limited to 20 BUY NOW! Halloween has become a phenomenon in the United States and around the world, and every… Read more »

Pneumatics 101: Animating Props With Air – HAuNTcon 2017 Jan. 26-30 Nashville

by Jim Slanker, Canyon Trail Cemetery Jan. 27 1:30-2:30pm – Demonstration Track If you have always wondered how to use compressed air to animate a prop then Pneumatics 101 will answer all your questions. In this ultimate beginner’s guide to pneumatics, Jim Slanker will cover the different components to safely and effectively use pneumatics to… Read more »

HAuNTcon 2017 Hands On Workshops – Jan. 27-29 in Nashville, TN

The HAuNTcon 2017 Hands-on Workshops are designed to teach a technique on a smaller project that attendees can then take home with them. Back at their own attraction, attendees can use these techniques on a much grander scale to increase the overall effectiveness of their attractions. A materials fee is required for each class and… Read more »

Airbrushing Monsters All Day Seminar by Kyle Vest at HAuNTcon 2017, Jan. 30

Advanced All-day Workshop 1 (Fee Required) Monday 9:00 am-4:30 pm  Airbrushing Monsters for your Haunted Attraction by Kyle Vest of Blast Effects $250 Materials Fee Required. Class Limited to 20 BUY NOW! Join Skin Wars fan favorite Kyle Vest, for this fun, full day hands-on airbrush workshop, designed for novices and experienced airbrush artists wanting to learn how… Read more »

HAuNTcon 2017 Hotel Discount – Jan. 26-30

There is STILL TIME to get the hotel room discount for HAuNTcon 2017 which will be held in less than two weeks, Jan – 26-30. We sold out the HAuNTcon block but not the whole hotel… YET! After some intense negotiations, the Sheraton Music City Hotel has agreed to honor the $139 HAuNTcon rate until the hotel… Read more »

Advanced All-day Workshop 3 – Hands-On Sock Mask Making Workshop

Advanced All-day Workshop 3 (Fee Required) Monday 9:00 am-4:30 pm Hands-On Sock Mask Making Workshop  by Michael Burnett of FrightNight Studios, LLC $270 Materials Fee Required. Class Limited to 20 BUY NOW! Join Special Makeup Effects Artist & Designer Michael Burnett for this full day hands on, make-n-take workshop. Suitable for all skill levels, from beginner to advanced,… Read more »

19 days to HAuNTcon 2017 Nashville!

HAuNTcon 2017 at the Sheraton Music City Hotel Jan. 26-30 is only 19 days away! Hotel discount ends MONDAY! So get those registrations NOW! Preshow Inspirational Tour with backstage tours of 15 some odd haunts. Over 50 hours of Haunter Education INCLUDED in the price of admission. The Phantom of the Opry Costume Ball is on Friday this… Read more »

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