2021 HAuNTcon Virtual Education Schedule

HAuNTcon 2021 Virtual Education Schedule

All sessions will take place in EST

Tuesday Education Sessions
| Wednesday Education Sessions | Thursday Education Sessions 

The HAuNTcon Virtual Experience will offer a mix of on-demand and live sessions!
An on-demand session is pre-recorded and can be watched any time from the day it is released until the end of the virtual event.
Our live sessions are a mix of PANELS and WORKSHOPS. In a PANEL you will be able to listen (off-camera) and chat your questions live to get answers from the speakers. WORKSHOPS are limited to smaller groups - plan to actively participate with your camera and mic and be able to put into action what the speaker is teaching while the class is in progress. 
To learn more about what a session will be about or to learn more about the speaker, click on the session title in puple below. 


Tuesday, January 19, 2021

ON-DEMAND 
Symphony of the Scare: How to Tune your Terror

Phil Raybourn, Raybourn Creative 
 

ON-DEMAND
Keeping Your Makeup Room Clean

Shawn Morse, Stalker Farms Haunted Attractions
 

ON-DEMAND
The Triangular Grid System: Designing Outside the Box

Leonard Pickel, Hauntrepreneurs®
 

LIVE KEYNOTE PANEL - 1:00PM - 2:00PM EST
I Didn't Think It Would Work...But It Did: Lessons Learned From the 2020 Haunt Season

Scott Swenson, Scott Swenson Creative Development;  Justin Fix, JFI Productions; Teresa Ryan, DARK at Fort Edmonton Park; Alex Crow, ZooTampa
 

LIVE WORKSHOP - 3:00PM - 4:00PM EST
TikTok, Tricks, and Tips for Content Creation (Workshop limited to 10 live participants)

Josh Sumsion, Dead City Haunted House
 

LIVE PANEL - 4:00PM - 5:00PM EST
Crisis Response Post Pandemic

Spencer Terry, Fear Factory SLC; Alexis Garcia, Soul Screams; WIllie May, Deadly Dopamine; Eddie McLaurin, Woods of Terror; Philip Hernandez, Haunted Attractions Network, Gantom Lighting & Control

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

ON-DEMAND 
Puppets for Profits - Methods for Puppeteering Startle Props in Your Haunt

Tim Riggs, Dead City Haunted House

ON-DEMAND
Mask Hysteria - How to Seamlessly Incorporate Masks into Costumes

Alisa Kleckner, Scared of my Shadow LLC

ON-DEMAND
Advertising in a Post-Pandemic World

Ernest Corder, Patrick Stanger, Tyler Barnett and Laura Kilpatrick, FearWorm Hauntvertising

ON-DEMAND
The Ghosts of Halloween Past, Present and Yet to Come

David Markland, Midsummer Scream, Ted Dougherty, Writer/Director & Author of Knott’s Scary Farm Halloween Haunt - A Picture History, Lisa Morton, Ghosts: A Haunted History 

LIVE DEMO AND EDUCATION - 11:40 AM - 12:00 PM
Social-Distance Haunting: Stay Safe & Sell More Tickets in 2021

Alex Linebrink, HauntPay

LIVE WORKSHOP - 2:00PM - 3:00PM EST
Near, Far, Wherever You Are - Scaring 101 (Workshop limited to 10 live participants)

Amanda Ravange, Amanda Reevenge Haunting 

LIVE PANEL - 5:00PM - 6:00PM EST
Makeup in 2020 and Beyond: A Roundtable for Attraction Makeup Managers

Panelists: Anna Lovall, Haunted Hills Hospital, Becky Manuel Barela, Fear Factory SLC, Chelsea Harbert, Fear Factory SLC, Taelor Cansler, Fear PDX

Moderated by: Shawn Morse, Stalker Farms Haunted Attractions

 

Thursday, January 21, 2021

ON-DEMAND 
How Local History and Legends Will Enhance Your Haunt

Kyle Potter, Atypical Tours 

ON-DEMAND
Effective Attraction Planning & Communications for Creative Teams 

Brandon Treadway, Treadway Events & Entertainment LLC

LIVE WORKSHOP - 12:00PM - 1:00PM EST
Wrestling with your Character (Workshop Limited to 8 live participants)

Donnie Hoover, The WrestleHorror Podcast and "Meathook" Jim Millspaugh, The WrestleHorror Podcast

LIVE PANEL - 1:00PM - 2:00PM EST
Turning Pro: Taking your Haunt from Volunteer to Paid by Haunter's Toolbox

Brian Foreman, Haunter's Toolbox; Darryl Plunkie, Haunter's Toolbox; Jan Knuth, Grey House Haunts; Bill Bordner, Mindtrap Haunted Attraction; Suzie Flesik, Crawford School of Terror

LIVE WORKSHOP - 3:00PM - 4:00PM EST
Effective Scaring & Storytelling in 2020. Scaring with Intent from over 6ft Away

David D. Jones, Creatures of the Night 


***All on-demand sessions will go live at 7AM EST on the day they are scheduled for but can be watched at any time***

 

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