The following event takes place between Friday May 28, 2004 and Monday May 31, 2004: MediaWest*Con 24

MediaWest*Con is the definitive gathering of SF/Media fandom, held each Memorial Day Weekend in Lansing Michigan. MediaWest*Con is sponsored by T'Kuhtian Press as a celebration of the diversity of SF/Media fandom, run by fans, for fans, and is staffed entirely by volunteers. MediaWest*Con traditionally features the Art Show and Auction, Fanzine Reading Room. Fannish Videos, Masquerade, Dealers' Room, SF/Media Fan Fund, Fan Quality Awards, a Con Suite (AKA Hospitality Suite) and a Party Suite, and many, many panels on a wide variety of topics representing many areas of interest. Programming is determined by member input and participation. We have no official guests. The name MediaWest*Con is a service mark of MediaWest*Con.




Once again, MediaWest*Con 24 was held in Lansing, Michigan on Memorial Day Weekend, May 28-31, 2004.

Fandoms represented in MW*C 24 programming included 24, Alias, Angel, Battlestar Galactica, Birds of Prey, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Century City, Cold Case, comics, CSI, Dead Like Me, Dr. Seuss, Dr. Who, Firefly, Laurel K. Hamilton, Harry Potter, Horatio Hornblower, Kim Possible, King Arthur, Kung Fu: The Legend Continues, League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Law & Order, Jacqueline Lichtenberg, Lord of the Rings, Magnificent 7, Master & Commander, Anne McCaffrey, MI-5, Monk, Mutant X, NASA, Andre Norton, Oz (HBO), Pirates of the Caribbean, Pretender, The Professionals, Queer as Folk, Real Ghostbusters, Roswell, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Lost World, Smallville, Kevin Smith, Stargate SG-1, Star Trek, Star Wars, Starsky & Hutch, The Sentinel, Tru Calling, UNCLE, vampires, West Wing, Wild Card, Wild Wild West, Without A Trace, and Xena, as well as panels and workshops on writing, editing, vids, costuming, websites, and other fannish pursuits.


Fan Q

Click here for info on the Fan Quality Awards, including 2004 Fan Q winners.


SF/Media Fan Fund

Elaine Gustainis is the winner of the 2004 SF/Media Fan Fund.

Click here for more Fan Fund info. Support the Fan Fund!


Fannish Video

Click here for Fannish Video Competition Awards.



Judge: Seth Bonder

Pele & Jaffa

Best in Show, Workmanship

The Goddess Pele & Her Jaffa Escort -- Sophia Kelly Shultz, Leslie Danneberger, Joe Dorffner

Where's My Daddy?

Best Presentation

Where's My Daddy? -- Laura Wootan & David Wootan

Cookie Break

Best Presentation

Cookie Break -- Peter Cooper

Lord & Lady of the Sith

Best Workmanship

Lord & Lady of the Sith -- Rebecca Miller & John Medkeff

Narcissa Black

Best Young Fan

Narcissa Black: End of 1st Year at Hogwarts -- Bunny

Choir Practice at Hogwarts

Audience Choice, Best Musical

Choir Practice at Hogwarts -- Angelamarie Varesano, June Edwards, Amy Vanlos, Martynn, Kenny Keisel, Laurel Cramer

Second Best Musical

Pirate Parrot Salesmen from the Caribbean -- Groucho, Harpo, & Cheeko

Most Charming

Renaissance Witch -- Aryel Bernard

Best Road Show Award

On The Road Again -- Samantha Powell & Kelly Lowry

Most Worrisome

Seeking a Certain Sparrow -- Janice Mergenhagen

Best Pirate

That's Captain...Captain Jack Sparrow -- Travis Wayman

Best Quidditch Player

Ravenclaw Quidditch Player: Glynnis Weatherwax -- Bev Grant

Best, Archeologist

Indiana Jones -- Ken Keisel

Most Deserving of Emergency Care Flight

Victim of Society -- Audrey Lynne

Renaissance Award

Lady Rowena Ravenclaw -- Julie Garner

Most Unusual State of Mind

The Butterfly Kitten of Kirk/Spock -- Farfalla Caqui

Most Misunderstood

Phantomette of the Opera -- Lucy Kitchen

Most Haunting

Phantom of the Opera -- Ashley Hord

Unofficial Entertainment

Cantina Dancers -- Angel & Bunny

Most Worthy of Unforgivable Curse

Acting Headmistress of Hogwarts, Delores Jane Umbridge -- Cicatrice du Veritas

Silliest Cosmological CGI

When Galaxies Collide -- Brenda Gasahl, Gail Ceilo, & Jenny Wayman


Door Decoration Winners

Door Decoration competition organized by Jenn Bills


Best In Show

Fan's Choice Award

Best SF Door

Rm. 406 The Tardis (Dr. Who) -- Linda James, Richard Sacks-Wilner

Shoot the Sidekick

Best Interactive Door

Rm. 304 Shoot the Sidekick (Multi) -- Laura Boeff

Barney Goa'uld

Best Humor Door

Rm. 423 Goa'uld Barney (Stargate SG-1) -- David Wootan, Laura Wootan, Kathy Smith, Kelly Wood, Terri Thomas

Whiskey for My Men, Beer for My Horse

Best Action/Adventure Door

Rm. 380 Whiskey For My Men, Beer for my Horse (Mag 7) -- Judy, Mattie, Peggy & the Mag 7 Ladies

3-D Spike

Best Single Character/Actor Door

Rm. 401 3-D Spike -- Thank You Wanker Bros. (Buffy) -- Carol Kohn, Carol Yavelak, Karen Travers, Sophia Mulvey, Sue Glasgow

All I Want for Christmas

Best Relationship Door

Rm. 430 All I want for Christmas (Multi) -- Walton & Crew: Annie, Chris, Londa, Tami, Gena & Barb

Hercules & Iolaus

Best Fantasy Door

Rm. 478 Hercules and Iolaus (Hercules) -- Liz Sharpe, Naomi Prince, Martha Wilson, Carolyn Golledge


Art Show Awards

By popular vote

Best In Show: All The King's Men by Suzan Lovett

Science Fiction: Courts of Honor by Suzan Lovett

Fantasy: Gandalf the White by Jesse McClain

Detective: Mr. Monk and... by Jesse McClain

Secret Agent: Before the Peacock by Kate Nuernberg

Animation: Finding Nimoy by Mike Cole

Humor: Finding Nimoy by Mike Cole

3-D: Daniel's Memories: Open Carefully by Jane Rideout

Fabric: Eye Candy by Seth Cutts & Gail Felipe

Western: The Seven Ride by Annie

Horror: Who's Hunting Whom? by Jesse McClain

Portrait: Pirate! by Jesse McClain

Critter: Drama Queen by Karen River

Personal Favorite:

1. Book of Memories by Barbara Nice-Miller

2. All The King's Men by Suzan Lovett

3. I'm Doomed! by Jesse McClain

Too Cute To Live: Warning -- Red Hatter by Jesse McClain

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This official MediaWest*Con page was updated December 27, 2004



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