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Focon 1.0 guests and program

Focon 1.0 was visited by many guests: well liked, famous and related with many aspects of life and entertainment. Though at a glance you might that theatre or making lunch has nothind to do with fantasy, during the FOCON convention we proved that fantasy lives in us all!

See who fraced FOCON with their attendance by viewing the complete list below or by selecting by choosing the appropriate category from the index.

 

Focon 1.0 – 24-25.04.2021 – guests:

Also see who conducted the interviews and panels.  And what lectures and panels otook place at FOCON 1.0 at all.

Focon 1.0 – 24-25.04.2021 – guests:

Foreign literature

Polish literature

Olga Niziołek

Anna Łagan

Artur Nowrot

Magdalena Paluch

Anna Musiałowicz

Dagmara Adwentowska

Karolina Kaczkowska

Computer games

Board games

Michał Oracz
Awaken Realms


board games
(Poland)

Adam Kwapiński


board games
(Poland)

Marek Raczyński
Hexy Studio


board games
(Poland)

Comic books and manga

Karl Kerschl


comics
(Canada)

Hubert Ronek


comics
(Poland)

Julien Lambert


comics
(Belgium)

KattLett


mangaka
(Poland)

Mochi Chuu


cosplayer
(Italy)

Shappi


cosplay
(Poland)

Kairi in Cosplayland


cosplayer
(Poland)

Kanto Cosplay


cosplayer
(Poland)

Anna Donica


make up artist
(Poland)

Theater and movies

Marek Brodzki


director
(Polska)

Jacek Mikołajczyk
Teatr Syrena


theater director
(Polska)

Kamil M. Śmiałkowski


film critic
(Polska)

Santa Evita


theater
(Japonia)

Klaudia “Foka” Heintze


(Poland)

Alia


BentoBox PL
(Poland)

Kamil Muzyka


PFFN
(Poland)

Krzysztof Biliński
Wydawnictwo IX


WITH BRUNO GRIGORI, BARTEK BIEDRZYCKI

Lena Banaszek


WITH PRZEMYSŁAW MARSZAŁ (11 BIT STUDIOS)

Grzegorz Czapski
Magazyn Biały Kruk


WITH GRZEGORZ WIELGUS, MARCIN PRZYBYŁEK, and MARKO KLOOS

Aga "Fushikoma" Czoska
Ostatnia Tawerna


with JULIEN LAMBERT and KARL KERSCHL

Piotr Gnyp
Movie Games


with Przemysław Marszał

Bruno Grigori


with Andrzej Drzewiński and Tom Putzki and hosted the panel: Polish board games hits and their creators

Klaudia "Foka" Heintze


with Guy Gavriel Kay

Kamil Judasz
Check-Point Cosplay


with Shappi and Kairi in Cosplayland

Anna Kłos


with Aleksandr Kauch (11 bit studios)

Dorota Kobylańska


hosted the PANEL: PSYCHOLOGICALLY ABOUT COMPUTERS, TECHNOLOGIES AND GAMES

Magdalena "Cathia" Kozłowska


with MATT RUFF, ILONA ANDREWS, PETER V. BRETT and ANDRZEJ ZIEMIAŃSKi

Wojciech Kucza
Kombinat - jest metal!


with rebecca F. kUANG, MAGDALENa KUCENTY, ROBERT BROWN, KRZYSZTOF SOKOŁOWSKI, PETER A. FLANNERY and ANGUS WATSON

Artur "Danmari" Niewczas


with KattLett

Joanna Obrara
Fantastyka Moim Życiem


with EUGENIUSZ DĘBSKI, TOMASZ MARCHEWKa, MARCIN MORTKa, ARKADY SAULSKI, MICHAŁ GOŁKOWSKI, ANDRZEJ PILIPIUK and MAGDALENa KOZAK,

Magdalena Paluch


hosted the panel: Horror is a female genre

Krzysztof Piersa


hosted the PANEL: LITERARY DEBUTS IN PRACTICE

Maciej "Toudi" Pitala


with Anna Kańtoch, Jacek Mikołajczyk AND hosted THE PANEL: ABOUT HOW THE INTERACTIONS OF PEOPLE WITH THE SPACE ARE AN EXTENSION OF THE INTERACTION WITH EARTH ANIMALS |

Tom Putzki


hosted the panel: Writing games versus writing books

Łukasz Rzadkowski


with Marcin Podlewski

Magdalena Stonawska


with Karolina fedyk and hosted the panel with the creators of the queer anthology "Tęczowe i Fantastyczne"

Marta "Kodama" Tymińska


with Michael Mammay and Jack Campbell

Kamil M. Śmiałkowski


with marek brodzki and hubert ronek

Krzysztof Wojdyła
Anshar Studios


with marcin przybyłek and marcin rybiński

Lectures that took place during Focon 1.0:

  1. 15 cool EGMONT comics that you may never have heard of – Tomasz Kołodziejczak
  2. Chinese science fiction – Regina Kanyu Wang
  3. A good game master is a kind and lazy, liar and thief – the master of the “Tol Calen” Fiction Camp
  4. Why do people watch game streaming? NotParadox about his channel about Heroes of the Storm – Trevor James Yanke – NotParadox
  5. The Alpaka Publishing Group – Magdalena Stonawska
  6. Space factories and von Neumann probes – Kamil Muzyka (Polish Foundation of Science Fiction)
  7. Fantastic Warsaw creatures and how to find them – Magdalena Cathia Kozłowska
  8. Fantasy in Asia – Yu Joey
  9. How games tell a story: From an anecdote generator to a cinematic experience – Marta Fijak
  10. With what voice screams leszy, or how to make the sounds of monsters in games – Mateusz Szymański
  11. How to properly create and run your social accounts – Kamil Judasz
  12. Japanese dream factory: where men are not allowed – Santa Evita
  13. Raven stories, or a few words about the Biały Kruk Magazine – Grzegorz Czapski, the editor-in-chief of the Biały Kruk Magazine
  14. “Lexicon of living death”, or about the genesis of zombies in movies – Łukasz Rzadkowski
  15. The worst animations, or how to enjoy suffering – Julian Jeliński
  16. Unbridled ways to scare in Asian horror films – Artur “Danmari” Niewczas
  17. About jewelry made with a bit of magic – not white, not black, but fabulously colorful – Agata Szybalska from bruxa.pl
  18. About the beginnings of manga – Artur “Danmari” Niewczas
  19. About drawing – the child’s one and the quite serious one – Michał Węgrzyn
  20. About the symbolism of the raven, but also about “Krucze Serce” book series – Maria Zdybska
  21. A few words about the writer’s life – Krzysztof Piersa
  22. From zero to hero – rabbit character design process – Wojciech Królik
  23. Pearls from the past – about old games that are still playable – Aleksander Kauch
  24. Ancient myths that are with us today – Klaudia Foka Heintze
  25. Telephone, internet, computer games. Where is the line between passion and addiction? – Krzysztof Piersa
  26. The universe of PRL2028 – Michał Frąckiewicz
  27. Advantages and disadvantages of the new canon of “Star Wars” – Magdalena Cathia Kozłowska
  28. Call of Zajdel, or everything you don’t know about the Polish Fandom Literary Award – Jacek Falejczyk
  29. Eat your doctor, or nanobots in medicine – Marlena and Marian Siwiakowie

Panels that took place during Focon 1.0:

  1. Horror is a female gerne – hosted by Magdalena Paluch
  2. Literary debuts in practice – hosted by Krzysztof Piersa
  3. How human interactions with aliens are an extension of interactions with terrestrial animals – hosted by Maciej “Toudi” Pitala
  4. Writing games versus writing books – hosted by Tom Putzki
  5. Polish board games hits and their creators – hosted by Bruno Grigori
  6. Psychologically about computers, technologies and games – hosted by Dorota Kobylańska
  7. “Tęczowe i fantastyczne”- panel with the creators of queer anthology – hosted by Magdalena Stonawska