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Saturday, June 29 • 2:00pm - 3:50pm
Finding Hogwarts with Live Commentary

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Finding Hogwarts was born in the year following the release of the final Harry Potter book in the attempt to answer what makes the series and fandom so special. It is a documentary telling the stories of seven of Harry's biggest fans - their experiences including the fan conventions, premieres, midnight releases, and their overseas journey they took together to find Hogwarts. Since its premiere at LeakyCon 2011, Finding Hogwarts has since been updated and enhanced with new material. This screening will include the first and only film commentary performed live featuring the entire "Finding Hogwarts Seven."

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Melissa Anelli

Co-Executive Director, BroadwayCon
Melissa Anelli runs BroadwayCon, LeakyCon, and GeekyCon. She is the co-executive director of Mischief Management and NYT bestselling author of "Harry, A History." She also serves as the president of the board of the HP Alliance, where she is a founding member.

Bre Bishop

Director, Finding Hogwarts
Bre is the co-creator and director of the documentary 'Finding Hogwarts'. Bre's delve into the Harry Potter fandom began at age sixteen, when she started posting videos on YouTube that chronicled her life as a fanatical Harry Potter fan/crazy person. Through those videos she was able... Read More →
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Paul DeGeorge

Paul is a fandom innovator. He plays in Harry and the Potters, co-founded the Harry Potter Alliance, created the Snitchwich, and orchestrated the Nerds for Obama campaign last fall. He is the Director of Campaigns and Operations at the HP Alliance.

Frankie Franco

Frankie Franco III (more commonly known on PotterCast as “Frak”) is from Southern California, earned his BFA in Illustration from California State University Fullerton, and is of the House of the noble and distinguished Rowena Ravenclaw. When he is not obsessing over Potter, Frak... Read More →

John Noe

Director, Awesome Guy Productions
John Noe likes to do awesome things. He has been involved with the Harry Potter fandom for 12 years now, and helps keep bar at the Leaky Cauldron as well as hosting the wizarding world's most awesome radio show, PotterCast. John is also the Producer of Finding Hogwarts, a documentary... Read More →
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Andrew Slack

Andrew is a teacher, social organizer and human rights activist, comedian, actor, and writer. He spent years performing sketch comedy for hundreds of colleges across the US, only to stop touring so that he could devote himself full time to the HP Alliance, which he co-founded in... Read More →

Saturday June 29, 2013 2:00pm - 3:50pm
Oregon 202/203