SphinxCon 2018 Axacon
November 2-4, 2018
Crowne Plaza - Atlanta Airport, Atlanta, GA

Atlanta's Honor Harrington Themed Military Science Fiction Convention

Axacon Guests

Head and shoulders photo of David Gerrold Guest of Honor

David Gerrold is the author of over 50 books, hundreds of articles and columns, and over a dozen television episodes. He is a classic sci-fi writer that will go down in history as having created some of the most popular and redefining scripts, books, and short stories in the genre.

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Alec Peters AxaconFeatured Guest

The creator of the Axanar project, Alec is known as one of Star Trek’s biggest fans, and one who honors the canon of the beloved franchise through his visionary film “Prelude to Axanar”.

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Alexander Richardson AxaconFeatured Guest

Alexander is the person behind the LCARS blog lcarsgfx.wordpress.com whose work is known throughout the internet to anyone interested in starship diagrams.  It is this work that attracted the attention of Axanar project leader Alec Peters who promptly extended an invitation to Alexander to join the art department.

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Gary Graham Head Shot AxaconFeatured Guest

Gary has more than 80 credits to his name on television as well as movies, ranging from Moonlighting and Alien Nation to Nip/Tuck and the Jace Hall Show. We’re thrilled to have Gary with us as he will be reprising his role of the Vulcan Ambassador Soval, whom he previously played on Star Trek: Enterprise. He is also the author of Acting & Other Flying Lessons: A practical guide to acting on a film set.

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JG Hertzler Porch AxaconFeatured Guest

John has played a wide range of characters during his tenure on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Voyager, and Enterprise. Having been alternatively a Klingon, Vulcan, Hirogen, and a shapeshifter, he brings a great background of experience in characterization to the cast of Axanar. Beyond the Star Trek franchise, he has also been on many other shows, including Six Feet Under, Charmed, Quantum Leap, and Highlander: The Series.

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Lee Quessenberry AxaconFeatured Guest

Lee Quessenberry is a barbecuing, web designing, duck hunting, Star Trek loving wannabe hang glider. He is a professional Drupal web developer, multimedia producer, as well as a concept artist for fan-films including Axanar, Pacific 201, and the Axanar Comics spinoff. His past contributions and collaborations include Prelude to Axanar Blu-Ray & DVD Box Art, Axanar set graphics & prop design, several mission patch and starship insignias including Samuel Travis’s U.S.S. Hercules lightning bolt design.

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Mark Edward Lewis AxaconFeatured Guest

After serving as sound designer on “Prelude to Axanar” Mark Edward Lewis returns as editor and post-production supervisor of the next two episodes of Axanar.  Always strongly adhering to the axiom, “Post-production begins in Pre-Production,” Mark brings organization, creativity, ingenuity, and cross-discipline experience to the Axanar team.

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Paul Jenkins AxaconFeatured Guest

Paul Jenkins has been creating, writing and building franchises for over 25 years in the graphic novel, film and video game industries.  Over the last two decades Paul has been instrumental in the creation and implementation of literally hundreds of world-renowned, recognizable entertainment icons. From his employment with the creators of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles at the age of 22 to his preeminent status as an IP creator, Paul has provided entertainment to the world through hundreds of print publications, films, video games, film and new media.  With 6 Platinum selling vide

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Steven Jepson AxaconFeatured Guest

Music critics have described Steven B. Jepson as a “cavalier talent,” “strong-voiced with a zestful comedic delivery,” “a top-notch musician” and “a diamond mine.” A respected international artist with expansive credits in the Americas, Europe and Japan, he displays a wide range of emotion, vocal agility and acting style. 

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Albert Martinez Axacon Fan FilmGuest

Born and raised in San Antonio, Texas, Albert J. Martinez has always been captivated by the science fiction genre.  In his youth, he and his two younger brothers spent their summers in the movie theater, watching countless sci-fi classics. While watching Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, he sat awestruck as the U.S.S. Enterprise powered up and began its departure from drydock. 

Inspired by his love for starships, he began drawing pictures of his favorite scenes, recreating the epic space battles from the big screen.   

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Jonathan Lane Axacon Fan FilmGuest

When it comes to Star Trek fan films, Jonathan Lane is the go-to expert.  Since January of 2016, he has written and published nearly six hundred blog entries on Fan Film Factor celebrating the surprisingly expansive world of Trek fan productions.  News, interviews, feature retrospectives, creator spotlights, behind-the-scenes photos, crowd-funding updates, editorials, humor...you name it!  And if it's not already on Fan Film Factor, rest assured that Jonathan is probably working on it.

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Mark Largent Axacon Fan FilmGuest

Mark R. Largent is a freelance graphic designer in Dallas who makes funny puppet movies without puppets. A life-long Star Trek fan, his first “Animated Puppet Parody” was Stalled Trek: Amutt Time, a lampoon of the classic Star Trek episode Amok Time in 2012. He followed that up with 2014’s The Wobbling Dead, a parody of the first season of The Walking Dead.

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Mark Payton Axacon Fan FilmGuest

Mark Payton is an old school professional freelance Illustrator doing book and magazine as well as some design work. Old school means he studied art in the 80’s when computer graphics did not exist. He has been an Uber Star Trek Fan since his early teens when he saw his first episodes in the high school Sci-Fi class (he missed it on TV since his parents were missionaries when it first came out). After seeing “Prelude to Axanar” he started creating illustrations – both portraits and comic book style to show his support For Axanar.

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