Welcome to Into the Galaxy, the special section for all fans of Star Wars, props, and special makeup. Have you ever wondered how films with dwarves, elves, orcs, and dragons are made? Or what it’s like to work in the film industry in both New York and the Netherlands? Then you’re in the right place!

Come to the Galaxy Stage where we take you on an extraordinary journey through the universe. From insider tips on creating fantasy creatures to behind-the-scenes insights from industry professionals, this is your chance to discover the magic of filmmaking like never before.

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Mantel, a new production company focused on fantasy, horror, and sci-fi, is coming to Heroes Dutch Comic Con. You can ask your questions to the following specialists:

🔸 Zachary Amundson, Writer and Director, will tell you all about the process from paper to screen.

🔸 David van der Meijde, Director of Photography, will show you how to find the best angles and bring images to life.

🔸 Michael James Marchand, Producer, will teach you how to assemble the perfect crew and handle film promotion and marketing.

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Guest: Lucy Feng

From the Galaxy Universe, we bring Lucy Feng to Heroes Dutch Comic Con. Lucy is a talented photographer, model, actress, and supporting artist from Iver Village, home of Pinewood Studios. As a child, she loved playing with Star Wars Lego and collecting minifigures. Now, as an adult, she stars in iconic films! Lucy has brought the following characters to life:

🔸 Lega Fossang, as a Y-Wing pilot in "Rise of Skywalker".

🔸 A guest on board Dryden's Yacht in "Solo: A Star Wars Story".

🔸 A Bhutanese temple guardian in "Fantastic Beasts: Secrets of Dumbledore”.

🔸 A bone reaver warrior in Disney Plus's "Willow" TV series.

🔸 An elven archer in "The Witcher" Season 3.

🔸 Autograph €25, selfie €15 & combi €35

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Creature come to life on stage

Or would you rather see a creature come to life on stage? Then you’re at the right place on the Galaxy Stage. Watch as the creation of Wendigo, a creature from folklore and nightmares, is brought to life before your eyes using prosthetics and FX makeup. What Can You Expect?

🔸 Live Prosthetic Application: Watch as a team of award-winning filmmakers, including Zachary Amundson (writer/director), David van der Meijde (DP), and Michael James Marchand (producer), along with the special FX makeup artist from ELCFX, bring the Wendigo to life using intricate prosthetics.

🔸 Behind-the-Scenes Insights: Learn more about the entire process of creating creatures, from initial research and concept sketches to the application of prosthetics and final touches with FX makeup.

🔸 Interactive Q&A: Get your burning questions answered by the experts. Discover industry secrets and tips on how to create your own fantasy creatures.


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