Monday, 1 July 2013

IGN Convention heats up in July @IGN @MeydanIMAX @MeydanEvents

Stars and geeks collide at Dubai’s most awesome video games, movies and comics festival

Master Chief, Wolverine, Lara Croft, Batman, Darth Vader, Dr Who and a whole host of popular video game, movie and comics characters will be traipsing around Meydan in July. Pop culture fans are in for a treat as the IGN Convention lands in Dubai in just a month. The two day event, which is expected to be inundated by thousands of fans wanting to check out the latest from the world of video games, movies and art, will be held at the Meydan IMAX on the 5th and 6th of July 2013.

Dubai's biggest film, video games, technology, and comic's convention will host a number of spectacular activities for enthusiasts as international celebrities mingle with the crowds.

The Meydan IMAX has the biggest cinema screen in all of Asia, which will be used to entertain fans with previews and trailers. Fan favourite Sci-Fi and Super Hero movies will be screened. Fans will also get to interact with local UAE directors and artists in Q&A sessions.

The IGN convention will combine learning with fun, holding workshops on creating manga and animations, developing video games and movie making The Artist Alley will promote local artists and developers who will create and sell directly to their audiences.

This is all in addition to amazing comic book and film events, including a cosplay competition, gaming announcements, discussion panels on movies and games, trivia quizzes, comic book stalls and a video game tournament.

"We're essentially creating a paradise for video games, film and comic book aficionados. The IGN Convention is a big festival with local and international celebrities, heaps of amazing content, and activities for the entire family. Film buffs will rub shoulders with cosplay enthusiasts as geeks discuss movies and gamers take part in a giant video game tournament. It is quite simply the biggest and best event of its kind in Dubai," said Abbas Jaffar Ali, Director, IGN Middle East.

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