ABOUT SWISS FANTASY SHOW

The Swiss Fantasy Show is a cultural event which takes place in Western Switzerland and aims to pay tribute to all things fantastic.

 

The fantastic, as the term is used here, refers to science fiction and fantasy. There are many ways to explore the two genres and their imaginary worlds: through literature, graphic arts, sculpture, merchandise and, most importantly, cinema. The structure of the event is based on conventions organised in other countries, such as London Film and Comic Con, Collectormania in Milton Keynes, FACTS, San Diego Comic Con, as well as Paris Japan Expo.

Such conventions exhibit several intrinsic characteristics:

  • Costume contests (Cosplay)
  • Inviting film actors for autograph sessions
  • Illustrators and 3D artists who come to present their pieces and share their work with the public
  • Associations dedicated to the recreation of their favourite characters and universes through costumes and props
  • Shops selling merchandise, figurines, comics, manga and other paraphernalia
  • Private collections of tie-in items
  • Various exhibitions pertaining to science fiction and fantasy

Press

Accreditations / press:
communication@swissfantasyshow.ch

GUEST STARS 2018

Sean Astin

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“People will root for anyone who shows them their heart.” —Sean Astin

Sean Astin has demonstrated his innate ability to share his heart with the world through such iconic roles as Mikey Walsh in “The Goonies,” the title character of “Rudy,” Samwise Gamgee in the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy, and Bob Newby in “Stranger Things 2,” roles that epitomize hope, determination and loyalty.

 

Sean Astin will attend the Swiss Fantasy Show on Saturday and Sunday. We strongly advise that you book your photoshoot tickets in advance as they are limited. Autographs can be bought directly at the convention.

Tim Rose

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Timothy D. Rose est un acteur qui interprète le mythique Amiral Ackbar dans “le Retour du Jedi” mais aussi dans “Le Réveil de la Force” ET dans “Les Derniers Jedi”.  Il s’est aussi fait remarqué en tant que marionnettiste en faisant vivre la mythique Sy Snootles dans la chanteuse Pa’lowick du groupe de Max Rebo Band et Salacious B. Crumb à la court de Jabba le Hutt dans le “Retour du Jedi”.

L’acteur américain qui campe depuis plus de trente ans le rôle de l’admiral Ackbar nous fera l’honneur d’être présent au Swiss Fantasy Show les 26 et 27 mai.

Noob

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Tu as toujours rêvé de faire une partie de jeu vidéo avec Sparadrap ? Et si on te disait que ton rêve peut se réaliser au Swiss Fantasy Show ??? Non seulement Spradrap sera là mais il prend avec lui Ystos, Ivy, Tenshirock , Sin et même Abraham LePape !

Les acteurs de la web-série Noob, première au box office français de 2009 à aujourd’hui et qui plafonne à plus de soixante-dix millions de vues, seront présents les deux jours de convention et pas seulement pour qu’on les admire, ils seront parmi le public, joueront avec lui et vous réservent de nombreuses surprises…

Et pour ceux qui n’ont pas encore regardé la série, on vous laisse rattraper les 9 saisons, les trois films, les romans, les bande-dessinés…Ne perdez pas de temps pour vous lancer la série qui a eu l’honneur de remporter l’Award de la meilleure web-série internationale à Hollywood, lors des Streamy Awards de Los Angeles en 2014 !

ARTISTS

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Aquilegia Nox

Aquilegia Nox

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Serindë Créations

Serindë Créations

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Marilyn Stellini

Marilyn Stellini

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Née en 1986 dans l’Est de la France, Marilyn Stellini vit depuis près d’une décennie en Suisse aux côtés de son mari. Passionnée de littérature romanesque, elle commence à écrire en parallèle de ses études de psychologie. Touche à tout, elle travaille dans l’édition, puis rejoint le monde des affaires et s’investit dans la vie culturelle et sportive de la région, tout en continuant d’écrire des romans qui, s’ils se déroulent sur des fonds très différents, évoquent toujours l’amour, les liens familiaux, le dépassement de soi et les méandres de la nature humaine.

Parutions

  • Au-delà de la raison, éd. Milady 2015
  • De Toute mon âme, éd. Milady 2016
Déborah Perez

Déborah Perez

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Roman L’ETOILE DE LOWILO
Septembre 2016

 

ARTICLE ET MEDIA
 Interview pour France Loisir : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q2xvBwrBi7c
 Lecture d’un extrait : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_RhLkACquVg
 Article dans ActuaLitté : https://www.actualitte.com/article/monde-edition/je-me-souviens-des-premiers-mots-par-deborah-perez/85604
 Interview pour Assumag : http://assumag.ch/articles/lire/questions-de-litterature-avec-deborah-perez-619 DÉBORAH PEREZ

K. Sangil

K. Sangil

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K.Sangil est une romancière et nouvelliste suisse vivant en Haute-Savoie. Passionnée de mystère et de jeux de rôle depuis sa plus tendre enfance, c’est tout naturellement qu’elle s’est tournée vers le genre de la fantasy et du fantastique. De tendance « geek », elle puise son inspiration tout autour d’elle, que ce soit dans les séries télévisées, dans les journaux, les magazines ou dans son propre quotidien.

 

Bibliographie

Anthologie

  • « Je, tu, ils, NOUS» éditions Anyway, 2016 (bénéfices reversés à l’association Handicap International)
  • « Hiver» éditions Secrètes, 2016
  • « Les héros ne meurent jamais», collectif d’auteurs Ziô Books, 2017
  • « Les yeux du tueur » éditions Livre-Book, 2017.

Romans

  • « Le clan Tarran / T.1 La romancière» (trilogie) –  éditions Lune-Ecarlate, 2016
  • « Le clan Tarran / T.2 L’aînée» éditions Lune-Ecarlate, 2017
  • « Le clan Tarran / T3 » (à paraître 2018).
Petit Goupil

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Petit-goupil, (Béa Herzig) illustratrice Suisse

Tiffany Schneuwly

Tiffany Schneuwly

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Alexandra Husband

Alexandra Husband

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Passionnée de lecture, Alexandra Husband a dévoré roman sur roman, beaucoup rêvé, puis s’est lancée. Petit à petit, sa passion pour l’écriture a grandi. Elle a beaucoup travaillé et retravaillé ses textes et son style. Les Peuples oubliés, tome 1 est son premier roman.

ASSOCIATIONS

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Programme Schedule

Cosplay

Cosplay contest

On Saturday 26th, the cosplay contest will take place!! But what is cosplay and how is it different from costume?

When we cosplay a character, no matter the universe, the goal is to resemble him or her not only through costume but through attitude, hair style, gesture… The universes that are most represented in cosplay are manga, Japanese animé, as well as Star Wars, Marvel, DC and more generally films and TV series.

 

The contest will be based on costumes, which has to be as close to the original as possible, but also scenography of the character. Reproducing dialogues, scenes and even fights is highly recommended! Below are all the registration requirements and the form to fill out. There are prices to be won.

Additionally, the cosplay context of Swiss Fantasy Show allows you to be eligible to represent Switzerland in WCS, le World Cosplay Summit, an annual international contest that promotes cultural and social exchange through Japanese pop culture. The convention takes place in Japan since 2003.

Seeing as how the conditions are particularily strict, the participants who would like to take part in the contest and be eligible for World Cosplay Summit should contact our animation team at dario@swissfantasyshow.ch

 

Costume contest

Unlike the cosplay contest, the costume contest on Saturday is open to everyone! You are proud of your Batman cape or your Princess Mononoké mask and you would like to show it to everyone?

Register directly at the information stand at the time of the convention on Saturday and you will be able to do it! There are a few prizes available, and who knows, maybe it is a good occasion to be noticed by the guy or the girl you like, who always dreamed of being charmed by Batman or Princess Mononoké!

SPONSORS

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BILLETERIE

Entrance Fee (per day)

Adult
CHF 20.-
Student/AVS/AI
CHF 18.-
Child (up to 16 years)
CHF 15.-
Child under 10 years
Free

Prix sur place (per day)

Adult
CHf 25.-
Student/AVS/AI
CHF 20.-
Child (up to 16 years)
CHF 18.-
Child under 10 years
Free

PHOTO-SHOOT prices

Tim Rose
CHF 30.-
Sean Astin
CHF 50.-

SIGNING prices

Tim Rose
CHF 30.-
Sean Astin
CHF 50.-

Poster 2016 limited edition by john howe

Fine Art Print by John Howe
Fr. 200.-

 

Poster of the third edition of the Swiss Fantasy Show
Format A1. Printed by Uldry serigraphy in Bern.
FineArtPrints 310gr pper. Papier superface noble
Print quality 11 colors.
Numbered and signed  by John Howe himself

Informations

  • Special prices for tickets taken in advance
  • We strongly advise our visitors to take their tickets in advance either through our ticketing links
  • People participating to the COSPLAY contest do not pay the entrance fee

MEDIA

Venue

MCH BEAULIEU LAUSANNE (Halle 7)
Avenue Bergières 10, 1004 Lausanne
 

Lausanne public transport

Bus 2 – bus stop Beaulieu
Depuis la gare de Lausanne:
Bus 3 – bus stop Jomini or bus  21 – bus stop Beaulieu

 

Car
Parking at Baulieu car park or at the Parking du Vélodrome. We advise you however to favor public transport.

BECOME A VOLUNTEER

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Would you like to be part of Swiss Fantasy Show’s success? We are always looking for devoted volunteers, who are ready to fiercely guard the entrances, feed and water the visitors or massage our special guests’ feet.

 

If you are free between the 21st and the 24th of October 2016, and if you wish to take part in this adventure with us, download the registration form below. Just let us know when you are available, as well as what your preferred sector of activity is.

 

FAQ

What are the opening times of the convention?

Saturday 26.05.2017 from 11h00 to 19h00 and Sunday 27.05.2017 from 09h00 to 18h00.

 

Can I order my ticket in advance?

Yes. All you need to do is go to the “Tickets” section of the website once pre-order will be available.

 

Do you accept payment in Euros?

No. SFS does not accept Euros as payment for entry, signings or any food and drinks.

 

Do you accept credit cards?

No. SFS do not accepts credit cards as payment for entry and signing sessions. There is an ATMs next to the entry of the convention.

 

Am I allowed to bring my own food to the convention?

No. Both food and various drinks will be available within the convention.

Why do I have to pay for the signing session with the actors?

The money from signings is a way to pay the actors for their presence. It is standard practice in all conventions of the same type.

 

Can I take a picture with an actor without having to pay for the signing session?

You may take pictures of actors at their signing tables but they will not be posing for those (and it is subject to their permission and availability).

 

How much is a picture at the photo-shoot session?

All information will be available on the ACTORS page of our website.

 

Règlements des costumés dans la convention
Seules les armes d’airsoft sans batterie, sans gaz/air, sans métal sont autorisées. Nous refuserons l’entrée aux visiteurs dont les accessoires sont en métal (par ex. lames) ou porteur de tout accessoire jugé dangereux. Les répliques en mousse, par exemple, sont autorisées.

 

Restrictions
Animals are not allowed in the agreement. It is forbidden to smoke in enclosed spaces. The organization reserves the right to exclude any person not complying with the law or with the wrong behaviors considered.

contact

Organisers:
Les Gardiens de la Fantasy
Ch. de Maillefer 105
1018 Lausanne

 

The Swiss Fantasy Show Team:
Dickler Kevin,  Hilfiker Marc, Naim Yasmina,
Theinz Gaëlle,  Vazquez Christine.