FanConXR takes conventions into Virtual Reality
FanConXR promises to be the safest and most unique con experience of the year! FanConXR unites award-winning Big Rock Creative, producers of an official Virtual Burning Man Experience, content experience thought leader Partikle Digital, and Los Angeles based Golden Apple Comics, known for first class comic book and movie signings, screenings and more.
FanConXR will feature publishers Aftershock Comics, legendary science fiction publisher Heavy Metal, and Stranger Comics, with creators and additional exhibitors to be announced in the coming weeks! Heidi MacDonald, the award-winning Founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Beat, will moderate panel programming with top comics talent, with names and times to be announced weekly leading up to the event.
FanConXR promises to be a unique experience for a global audience harnessing the incredible possibilities of virtual reality and the best in pop culture fandom. With over 11 million VR headsets sold in 2021 and fans around the world regularly participating in livestream and virtual events since 2020, the mission of FanConXR is to celebrate comics fandom by introducing the first comic convention designed exclusively for virtual. Fans can interact with their favorite comic artists and writers, as well as fellow members of the comic community for a safe, fun and accessible social experience unlike any other.
The inaugural FanConXR will take place on September 24, with exhibitors, Hollywood talent, and comic creators to be announced weekly leading up to the event. Attendees will be able to participate from either headset or laptop, easily set up through AltspaceVR and streaming through FanConXR’s YouTube page with programming running at various times throughout the event to be accessible to fans around the globe in most time zones.