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Calling all cosplayers – NYCC's Cosplay Central is taking over the River Pavilion for the first time ever!

Cosplay Central, a new show feature dedicated to all things cosplay, is taking over the fourth floor River Pavilion at the Javits Center and will feature four days of cosplay fun.

Come attend a cosplay workshop to learn new techniques and discuss building your own cosplay at the Cosplay Central Stage Presented by Imgur,  grab an autograph from our featured cosplay guest, and check out demos and activities with international fan organizations like 501st Legion and the Empire Saber Guild. Don’t forget to take advantage of our cosplay changing room to avoid holding up the bathroom lines.  Whether you’ve been cosplaying for years or this is your first time dressing up, you won’t want to miss out on Cosplay Central at NYCC!

Imgur GIF Experience

Stop by Imgur's epic GIF booth, located across from the Cosplay Central Stage Presented by imgur. Whether you’re suited up in full cosplay or pretending to be a regular human, we’ve got a GIFt you won’t want to miss. As a bonus, we’ll be handing out free pairs of Imgur upvote pins; one upvote for you and one to give away to a cosplayer who nailed it. Post a photo of you wearing or sharing the pin with the hashtag #imgurnycc to win prizes every day!

The Cosplay Central Stage is Presented by Imgur

The Cosplay  Central Stage is Presented by Imgur

Featured Cosplay Guest: Ivy Doomkitty

Featured Cosplay Guest: Ivy Doomkitty

Ivy will be signing in Cosplay Central on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

Ivy Doomkitty is an Internationally recognized Cosplayer, Artist, Gamer, and Published Model, based in Los Angeles. Ivy has been an avid fan of comics and gaming since childhood, and has been attending conventions for over 13 years. In the last 6 years, Ivy has delved into the world of cosplay, fascinated with the creativity of it as well as being able to show her love of her favourite characters through this medium. Since then, she has quickly risen to become one of the most sought after cosplay artists for conventions throughout the world. Ivy was also a cast member of IGN's Hero Makeover and featured as a GUEST JUDGE on the Syfy Original Series, "Heroes of Cosplay", was the cover model for "Cosplay Culture" magazine, and has modeled for various companies, including Pinup Girl Clothing. She is also podcasting regularly via gaming channel, Videogame Bang Podcast. Ivy is the advocate in the cosplay world for body acceptance and "cospositivity," championing the movement.

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  • Competing in Cosplay

    October 04, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM, Cosplay Central Stage Presented by Imgur – River Pavilion – 4th Fl Javits Center

    From a team of multiple award winning cosplayers we will show you the wonderful world of competing in cosplay. We'll show you how to choose competitions, how be...

    • Language: English

  • Cosplay & Consent

    October 04, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Cosplay Central Stage Presented by Imgur – River Pavilion – 4th Fl Javits Center

    “Cosplay is not Consent.” But what does that mean? Does it just pertain to touching cosplayers without their permission, or does it mean you can’t ever talk to ...

    • Language: English

  • Ivy Doomkitty Body Positive Spotlight

    October 04, 2018, 5:15 PM - 6:15 PM, Cosplay Central Stage Presented by Imgur – River Pavilion – 4th Fl Javits Center

    Have you ever wondered how Ivy began in the world of cosplay, what struggles she faced, or how she makes each costume? Find out how she went from having a lack ...

    • Language: English

  • Body Positivity and Intro to Cosplay Fitness

    October 04, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM, Cosplay Central Stage Presented by Imgur – River Pavilion – 4th Fl Javits Center

    My panel is a collection of 6 people all with different races, gender, sexual orientations, & Age. We discuss how to cope with your body's Image, how we have de...

    • Language: English

  • Diversity in Cosplay

    October 05, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Cosplay Central Stage Presented by Imgur – River Pavilion – 4th Fl Javits Center

    Cosplay is a chance for ANYbody to express themselves and their passions for ANY character, regardless of skin color, orientation, disability, gender, or body t...

    • Language: English

  • Cosplay A to Z

    October 05, 2018, 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM, Cosplay Central Stage Presented by Imgur – River Pavilion – 4th Fl Javits Center

    Come and learn ‘Costuming and How to Play’ tips from three of the best Cosplay Undergroundlings you will ever meet. Nationally recognized Steve Perkins; Interna...

    • Language: English

  • Surviving As Womyn & Nonbinary People of Colour with Mental Illness in Cosplay

    October 05, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM, Cosplay Central Stage Presented by Imgur – River Pavilion – 4th Fl Javits Center

    Being a person of colour in cosplay has had its own challenges for many. What happens when you’re queer, womyn or nonbinary, and have mental illness on top of t...

    • Language: English

  • Wigging Out: The Art of Wigs

    October 05, 2018, 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM, Cosplay Central Stage Presented by Imgur – River Pavilion – 4th Fl Javits Center

    Your costume is perfection and the shoes are a spot on match, but your hair is not cooperating. Maybe it's the wrong color or length. Perhaps, you need a specif...

    • Language: English

  • Agent Carter and Besame Cosmetics: A Heroic Match

    October 05, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Cosplay Central Stage Presented by Imgur – River Pavilion – 4th Fl Javits Center

    Founder and cosmetic historian Gabriela Hernandez of Bésame Cosmetics shares the experience of working with Marvel to expand the story of our favorite Agent, Pe...

    • Language: English

  • So You Want to be a Jedi (Or Stormtrooper, Or Pilot...)

    October 05, 2018, 5:15 PM - 6:15 PM, Cosplay Central Stage Presented by Imgur – River Pavilion – 4th Fl Javits Center

    Just like the galaxy, the Star Wars Costuming Community is vast, but has a universal purpose of charity.  On this panel, representatives from the 501st Legion, ...

    • Language: English

  • MGP Cosplay and Fitness Panel

    October 05, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM, Cosplay Central Stage Presented by Imgur – River Pavilion – 4th Fl Javits Center

    Muscle Geek Physique is a nationwide group of cosplayers who also enjoy fitness and a healthy lifestyle. We promote cosplay by encouraging people to put down th...

    • Language: English

  • Getting into Cosplay: The Whos, Whats, Wheres, Whens, Whys, and Hows

    October 06, 2018, 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM, Cosplay Central Stage Presented by Imgur – River Pavilion – 4th Fl Javits Center

    Cosplay has been around for decades, but recently it hit mainstream attention. For those interested in dressing as their favorite characters, there’s loads of i...

    • Language: English

  • Level Up Your Cosplay Photography

    October 06, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Cosplay Central Stage Presented by Imgur – River Pavilion – 4th Fl Javits Center

    Photographers Seth Miranda and Daniel Norton will show you how to create dynamic Cosplay Images anywhere with simple lighting gear and basic knowledge.Watch the...

    • Language: English

  • Cosplay is Not Consent: Cosplaying in the Age of #MeToo

    October 06, 2018, 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM, Cosplay Central Stage Presented by Imgur – River Pavilion – 4th Fl Javits Center

    With the rise of the #MeToo movement, cosplayers have begun to speak up about and against harassment. This panel will discuss the challenges diverse cosplayers ...

    • Language: English

  • Cosplay Armor & Prop Making

    October 06, 2018, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM, Cosplay Central Stage Presented by Imgur – River Pavilion – 4th Fl Javits Center

    For 3 years the Cosplay Armor and Props panel will show you how! Coming back bigger & better than previous years, we will show you tips, tricks, and the basics ...

    • Language: English

  • Everyday Cosplay: Fandom Infused Makeup & Hair with Espionage Cosmetics

    October 06, 2018, 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM, Cosplay Central Stage Presented by Imgur – River Pavilion – 4th Fl Javits Center

    In collaboration with Big Sexy Hair, Espionage Cosmetics is gearing up to show you how to bibidi-bobidi-boo yourself into casual chic versions of some of their ...

    • Language: English

  • Beginners Guide to Crossplay

    October 06, 2018, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Cosplay Central Stage Presented by Imgur – River Pavilion – 4th Fl Javits Center

    Have you ever wanted to dress as your favorite character, only that character happens to be the opposite gender? This panel will teach you helpful tips to achie...

    • Language: English

  • DC Comics and Universe Throughout the Years Hosted by DC Cosplayers East

    October 06, 2018, 6:15 PM - 7:15 PM, Cosplay Central Stage Presented by Imgur – River Pavilion – 4th Fl Javits Center

    TBD

    • Language: English

  • Cosplay for a Cause

    October 07, 2018, 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM, Cosplay Central Stage Presented by Imgur – River Pavilion – 4th Fl Javits Center

    An exploration of how individuals or groups use Cosplay to provide support to worthy humanitarian causes.  From hospital visits, to nation spanning fundraisers,...

    • Language: English

  • Cosplay Rule 63...and Beyond!

    October 07, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Cosplay Central Stage Presented by Imgur – River Pavilion – 4th Fl Javits Center

    Is it a gender-bent cosplay or is it a Cross-play? Discuss navigating gender and character related cosplay in fandom and how it affects us vs how others perceiv...

    • Language: English

  • Cosplay and Disabilities: Incorporating Diversity and Accessibility into Costumes and the Pop Culture Scene

    October 07, 2018, 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM, Cosplay Central Stage Presented by Imgur – River Pavilion – 4th Fl Javits Center

    Let's make cosplay and comic cons accessible for all! Hear stories and tales from cosplayers with various disabilities about their experiences and how they beli...

    • Language: English

  • Easy Cosplay Sewing Ideas with SINGER

    October 07, 2018, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM, Cosplay Central Stage Presented by Imgur – River Pavilion – 4th Fl Javits Center

    Are you a beginner sewist or thinking about learning how to sew? Join SINGER Brand Ambassador Philip Odango of Canvas Cosplay and explore some easy-to-sew cospl...

    • Language: English

  • The Phantom Phan Meet Up Hosted by Lightning Strike Comics

    October 07, 2018, 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM, Cosplay Central Stage Presented by Imgur – River Pavilion – 4th Fl Javits Center

    Join Lightning Strike Comics for the Phantom Phan Meet Up, lead by publisher Eoin McAuley Come meet past and present creative team members: Alex Saviuk, Stephe...

    • Language: English

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