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July 29 and 30, 2017

Special Guests and Appearances

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Meet your favorite haunt makers and Halloween celebrities at Midsummer Scream 2017!

Midsummer Scream offers several opportunities to interact with the creators of your favorite Halloween events and other celebrities from the world of haunted attractions and horror entertainment, from classes and workshops, to panels and presentations, to photo ops and autographs! Below is a sample of who will be in attendance. Check back often for updates and additions!

Featured Guests

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Cassandra Peterson aka Elvira, Mistress of the Dark

Appearing as herself. Saturday, July 29 only.

Full bio.

Sid Haig as Captain Spaulding in House of 1000 Corpses

Sid Haig

Actor, “House of 1000 Corpses”, “The Devil’s Rejects”, “Spider Baby”

Appearing at the Girls & Corpses booth all weekend long!

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“Queen of the Nerds” and the “Ghoul Of Your Dreams.” Globally recognized cosplayer and judge on SyFy’s Cosplay Melee.

Full bio.

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Kane Hodder

Jason Voorhees from the “Friday the 13th” series; Victor Crowley from the “Hatchet” trilogy.

Signing at the Savage Productions booth #162/164 on Saturday, July 29 only.

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Barbara Magnolfi

Olga in “Suspiria.”

Signing all weekend long at the Etheria booth, #154.

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Tony Moran

Michael Myers from “Halloween” (1978).

Signing on Saturday, July 29 at the Coffin Girls booth, #205.

John Murdy

John Murdy

Creative Director, Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood.

Appearing Sunday, July 30.

Ed Alonzo

Ed Alonzo

World famous magician.

Appearing Sunday, July 30 as part of the Knotts Berry Farm 45 panel.

Bela Lugosi, Jr.

Bela Lugosi, Jr.

Saturday, July 29 only; signing at the Rock Rebel booth.

Bio.

Special Appearances

Emmy-nominated Director/Writer/Producer, "Prom Night II", "Are You Afraid of the Dark?".
Production Designer, DELUSION
Home Haunter, The Haunt on Roswell Ave,, The Von Ghastly Manor.
Designer, Animator, Tiki Historian, 7 Hells.
Psychic Medium
Ben Cooper Costumes
Disney Imagineer, Henson Puppeteer. Meet her at booth #129!
Actor, “Halloween"(1978), “Beg”(2011) and "A Beautiful Place”(2017). At the Coffin Girls booth Saturday, July 29...
Owner, The Scream Team. Makeup Artist, Six Flags Magic Mountain Fright Fest.
Animatronic Supervisor, Jim Henson’s Creature Shop.
Magician
Actor, "House of 1000 Corpses," "The Devil's Rejects," "Spider-Baby." Appearing all weekend with Girls & Corpses Magazin...
Art Director, Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood.
Show Writer, The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror.
Creative Director, Ten Thirty One Productions.
Co-Founder, SoCal Valley Haunters. Owner, VanOaks Cemetery.
Signing on Saturday, July 29 11:00am-1:00pm at the Evil Squared booth, #254.
Science Educator, Magician.
Actor/Artist, Entertainment Consultant, Prop Master and Concept Development.
Co-Creator, “Are You Afraid of the Dark?”, Director, “Tower of Terror”.
Owners, Cross Roads Escape Games.
Artist, Builder, CalHaunts Member.
Co-Founder, Managing Partner, EPIC Entertainment Group. Queen Mary's Dark Harbor and CHILL.
Co-Founder, Stan Winston School of Character Arts.
Actress, Into the Black.
Celebrity ghost hunter, "Ghost Stalkers". Appearing at the Haunted Orange County booth.
The Haunt Store, Rotten Apple 907.
Executive Vice President of Acquisitions and Co-Productions, CBS Films.
Paranormal Author and Investigator. WhatsYourGhostStory.com, LA Hauntings Tour Company.
Owner, Hauntrepreneurs®.
Editor-in-Chief, Blumhouse Productions, Co-Host, Shock Waves Podcast.
Balloon Twisting Savant.
Senior Marketing & Community Manager, AtmosFX.
Vice President of Entertainment, Knott's Berry Farm.
Director, "Are You Afraid of the Dark", "Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie".
Star of Destination America's "Ghost Brothers". Appearing at the Haunted Orange County booth.
Founder/Creator, MOTEL 6 Feet Under Haunted House.
Creator/Host, Tales from the Fog Podcast. Operations Manager/Sound Designer, Decayed Brigade.
Owner, Rotten Apple 907, CalHaunts Member.
Co-Host of BuzzFeed Unsolved, appearing Sunday, July 30 at 11:30 in the Screaming Room.
Co-Owner, Mystic Museum and Bearded Ladies Vintage & Oddities
CalHaunts Member, Designer, Fabricator.
Creature Designer and Filmmaker. "Return of the Jedi", "Gremlins" and "Dinosaurs".
Founder and President, Hi Tech Haunts.
World famous airbrush artist; "Skin Wars" contestant.
Leader/Founder, Zombie Joe's Underground Theatre Group.
Manager of Entertainment and Events, Six Flags Magic Mountain and Hurricane Harbor.
Pumpkin Carver, as seen on TV on Fox, NFL and NBA.
Jason Voorhees in the "Friday the 13th" series. Signing at the Savage Productions booth #162/164 on Saturday, July 29 on...
Home Haunter, The Von Ghastly Morgue and The Von Ghastly Asylum.
Director of Media Development and Production, Skybound Entertainment.
Co-Creator/Co-Director/ Co-Curator, The Overlook Film Festival.
Founder/CEO, Bone Yard Effects, Inc.
Team Executive Member, The Haunt Store.
Director, Queen Mary's Dark Harbor.
Host, The Frame on KPCC (89.3-FM).
Voice Over Actor, Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, Haunted Mansion Holiday.
Public Relations, Six Flags Magic Mountain.
Executive Director of Unbound Productions, Co-creator/Producer Wicked Lit.
Director of Marketing and Communications, Winchester Mystery House.
Young Michael Myers, Rob Zombie's "Halloween". Signing on Saturday, July 29 at the Decayed Brigade booth, #558, 560.
Creative Supervisor/Assistant Director, DELUSION.
Director of Development, Blumhouse.
Sword Swallower, Entertainer.
Actor, Co-Founder/Supervising Producer Midsummer Scream.
Co-Owner, Parks and Cons.
Art Director/Producer, The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror.
Owner, Rotten Apple 907, CalHaunts Member.
Designer/Producer, Actor, DELUSION.
Writer/Producer/Director, Author, "Knott’s Halloween Haunt: A Picture History".
Co-Creative Director, Scout Expedition Co., Themed Entertainment Attraction Designer.
Co-Host of BuzzFeed Unsolved, appearing Sunday, July 30 at 11:30 in the Screaming Room.
Entertainment and Events Creative Supervisor, Six Flags Magic Mountain and Hurricane Harbor.
Show Writer, Knott's Berry Farm. Host, 91 Reasons Podcast.
Former Head of Park Decor, Knott's Berry Farm.
Owner/Director, DELUSION
Host of SyFy's "Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files", appearing at the Haunted Orange County booth.
Managing Partner, EPIC Entertainment Group. Queen Mary's Dark Harbor.
Member of the Original "Haunt Crew", Knott's Scary Farm.
Founder and Publisher, No Proscenium.
Co-Founder, Shine On Collective
Writer, Ben Cooper Costumes historian.
Film/Stage Actor, "Primary Colors", Fear VR.
Actress, "Suspiria" (Olga). Signing all weekend long at the Etheria Film Night booth.
Creative Director/Co-Founder, Midsummer Scream. Founder, Theme Park Adventure.
Home Haunter, Prop Builder.
Actor/Stuntman, "House of 1000 Corpses" (Rufus). Appearing all weekend long at the Homicidal Homemaker booth!
Corporate Director for the Entertainment and Events Division, Six Flags Theme Parks.
Actress, Original Witch Talent at Knott's Scary Farm.
Illustrator and Concept Artist. Signing Saturday 1:00pm-3:00pm at the Evil Squared booth, #254.
Rick+Christi Full Moon Cartons. Appearing and animating at the HorrorBuzz booth all weekend long.
Owner/Producer/Host, Season Pass Podcast.
Co-Founder, SoCal Valley Haunters.
Co-Creative Director, Scout Expedition Co., Themed Entertainment Graphic Designer.
Owner Garner Holt Productions, Inc.
General Manager, Winchester Mystery House.
Writer/Blogger
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Lineup updated daily! Appearances subject to change without notice.