ringcon-banner-300x165 Ringer Janina lets us know that German fantasy convention RingCon begins at the Maritim Hotel Bonn, in Bonn, Germany on October 18.

Guests from the Tolkien universe include: Craig Parker (Haldir), Lori Dungey (Mrs. Bracegirdle), Mark Ferguson (Gil-Galad), William Kircher (Bifur), David Wenham (Faramir), and Stephen Ure (Grishnakh, Gorbag, Fimbul and Grinnah). Plus the Deutsche Tolkien Gesellschaft (German Tolkien Society), blogger and Tolkien scholar TheTolkienist and many more lecturers, artists, workshop instructors and cosplayers will be there too.

You can follow the buzz on twitter and tumblr, searching the hashtag #ringcon.

Daily tickets are still available at the event itself. Continue reading “RingCon 2013 fantasy convention begins tomorrow in Bonn!”

TA Widman sends this in: I don’t know if anybody over at TORN knows about this yet, but another fan film is being produced to be premiered at Ring*Con 2009 and then streamed online, like Hunt for Gollum. “Born of Hope” is set before the War of the Ring, focusing on the story of Arathorn and Gilraen as well as the birth and childhood of Aragorn. It is a 60 minute film, being produced in the UK. On their site, they’ve posted a teaser trailer, and many stills. www.bornofhope.com

From the folks at Ring*Con: Europe´s biggest Fantasy Convention – Ring*Con – will be held for the 8th time! Lord of the Rings and Fantasy fans from all over the world are coming to Germany to celebrate their hobby and fandom with thousands of like-minded fan and with stars from the Lord of the Rings movies and other fantasy movies and TV-series. For one weekend, the sublime hotel Maritim will be changed into Middle Earth with Hobbits, Orcs, Elves and other fantasy creatures. Continue reading “Ring*Con 2009 Update”