KFX (Kelowna Fan Experience) is an annual event that will transport the interior of BC to a world of superheroes, film, comics, manga/anime, Sci-Fi, fantasy, horror, gaming, performance, and more. Once again The Rotary Centre For The Arts, Kelowna Community Theatre, Black Box Theatre and Okanagan Regional Library Downtown will be playing host to this unique show.
Check out the cool contests including the cosplay contest, kids and families cosplay contest, BricKFX LEGO building bontest, masquerade contest, lip sync battle, 30 minute face off, KFX has talent, KFX cosplay runway, and the video game tournament. Vendors and artist alley, a kids zone, and food trucks will also be on site along with tons of surprises.
“This is a one of a kind party, rarely seen in Kelowna. It is a chance to meet inspiring top filmmakers, actors, animators, gamers and cosplayers in a fun, friendly environment,” said Josie Morrow KFX site director.
Showcase events of the festival include Superstar, starring Sharron Matthews, a world renowned cabaret performer at Kelowna Community Theatre on Friday, March 22nd.
Saturday evening has two hot ticket events to choose from. The first is a Okanagan cast and crew movie premiere of the locally filmed Daughter of the Wolf written by Nika Agiashvilli , produced by Minds Eye Entertainment and Falconer Pictures. The much-anticipated screening of the film, directed by David Hackl, stars Gina Carano, Brendan Fehr and Richard Dreyfuss. The cast and crew screening of this action thriller will be held at the Rotary Centre for the Arts in the Mary Irwin Theatre.
The second major event on March 23 is One Man Walking Dead in the Kelowna Community Theatre. One Man Walking Dead is the long form comedy show and Mark will also be on site on Sunday and meet fans as well. Mark is also the star of Star Trek-Continues, the huge gaming series Mass Effect (Capt. Shepard).
Saturday and Sunday bring out more stars including PJ Phil (Much Music & YTV) directors Lisa Ovies and Joel Ashton McCarthy, Sonya Ballantyne, Telly James, Bruce Novakowski, Katie Stuart; performers from New Vintage and Fred Skeleton Theatre Companies; Cosplayers Stoosh Cosplay, Etheral Ashie, Camilla Courts and Bethany McNab with a new competition she has invented called 30 Minute Face-Off.
Last year over 5,000 people took in the three day event. Here’s the master schedule of all of the events taking place from March 22nd to March 24th.