CELEBRITIES TO ATTEND CYBER-PARTY
October 22, 2002 update:
For Immediate Release
In an effort
to save the award winning, highly acclaimed television show
Farscape, Scapers have united in hopes of saving the show and
getting the promised Season 5 that the Sci-Fi Channel had
previously announced. The Sci-fi Channel has announced a Chain
Reaction (episode marathon) for December 24, 2002, with Season 4
resuming in early January 2003, only to end in an unresolved
cliffhanger. Farscape fans are working towards having another
network pick up the series so the story may run to its intended
event has been planned, this time taking place on the virtual
landscape of the internet. "Journey to the Center of the
Internet: A Cyber-Party" is planned to take place November
14-17, a virtual gathering via message boards, that will host
fans of all entertainment and creative genres in the name of
exchange of information and inspiration. Invitations have
been posted on hundreds of message centers across ALL science
fiction, fantasy and entertainment fandoms, urging people to
break away from their groups for a weekend and explore the
possibilities offered by the internet. Fiction, humor, parody
and poetry challenges will be offered for fan participation.
from fields such as filmmaking, costuming, makeup and others
will be available to answer questions and discuss the creative
process. Special guests agreeing to drop by to share thier
expertise include, as of 10/21/02:
costumer extrodinaire Zelda Gilbert,
professional Marti Acker (Cirque Du Soleil, World Con guest
speaker, and most recently wardrobe supervisor for indie film,
The Last Stand), and
Tallman (Lyta Alexander of Babylon 5, Night of the Living
Dead, and many other TV and film appearances)
"Cyber-Party" will offer many of the best features of
a convention -- the opportunity to network, make friends and
learn -- without any of the travel, expense or inconvenience of
leaving home. This event has been put together by an informal
committee of fans with the cooperation of Save Farscape (www.watchfarscape.com)
and other Farscape fan groups.
"Cyber-Party" will take place on November 14-17 2002,
at the address below: http://bboard.scifi.com/bboard/browse.cgi/1/5/984
There is no
fee to attend this event. All interested parties are welcome, as
this is a public forum.
A FAQ on the
event may be read at: http://bboard.scifi.com/bboard/browse.cgi/1/5/984/2315534
this topic may be answered by replying to the FAQ post above as
instructed in the body of the article.
Journey to the Center of the Internet
The Fall 2002 -World- Cyber-Virtual Party
Who: Are you funny?
Does Larry David call YOU for gags?
Give us your best
shot! No one can see flop sweat across the net!
Meet: fans ,
devoted, articulate, or a wee bit over the top.
Artists - describe
your vision and see if we can all share it?
Actors- come on over
and emote, and then tell us about your latest gig - or your last!
come and pull the strings at this fete! What moves YOU?
makers- green light this party.
Pitch a script
idea–the next boffo blockbuster or a well crafted indie cult hit!
A make up artist
about her craft!
A costumer what
ruffles her feathers!
What: Meet great NEW
people-get out of your internet rut!
it? Hate it? Why? No one’s neutral
media- Is it Tony Soprano, Josiah Bartlett, or John Crichton for you?
Did you favorite
show Jump the Shark? When?
Show off your:
an idea and get feed back..or not..you’ll learn either way
URL for the
Drop in any time>
November 11- November 14, 2002<
Just drop by and
meet some great people and talk and share ideas.
internet..it’s not just for selling cars or finding stock quotes!-
Hosted by: The Fans
Internet-Wide Inter-Active Party~~~~~
FIRST INTER NET PARTY!!****
*Imagine* if you could have
talked to John Lennon, Gene Roddenberry or Ernest Hemingway?
If there had BEEN an
Internet- can you Imagine?
The internet Connecting Human
The internet has joined TV
and literary fans.
Are you an arm chair TV
critic? Do you have the NEXT best Screen Play? Are you blessed with humor?
Is TELEVISION today a Vast
WASTELAND? You think? ? Come tell us why!
Do you have a talent to
Do you have opinions and
story lines and
characterizations, good script writing, acting, dialogue, drama, comedy and romance.
An internet party by the
people for the people!
A party to meet new
people,----grab new ideas or bring them!!
What do you want to see on
Drama? Hard hitting news?
****LET YOUR VOICE BE
.....THE INTERNET...you could
have talked to John Lennon....imagine..............
WHEN? November 11- 14th
Hosted by: The Fans of
Farscape/ *Let’s make our stand.*
Gang, in order for this to
work we need Scapers to pass this along on the internet anywhere and everywhere–remember we want to reach
potentially new fans.
proactive...please let us know so we can keep track and avoid dupes.
This will be re-posted again
2 weeks before and then the week of the Party!
This can work–but only with
the help of many Scapers...let’s use the internet to reach out directly to viewers!!!