Ginny Di is a Denver local cosplayer, YouTuber, and singer whose repertoire includes professionally finished costumes, comedy sketches, and music videos. She started her web creator career in 2011 as a founding member of YouTube group Not Literally Productions, where she made a name for herself creating catchy pop music parodies themed around Harry Potter, Game of Thrones, Doctor Who, and more.
After striking out on her own in 2014, Ginny became best known for her cosplays of Jester from Critical Role and Arya Stark from Game of Thrones, her vintage art-inspired cosplay photoshoots, and her fully articulated walking centaur costume from Disney’s Fantasia, which she designed and built herself. Ginny now runs her own business creating detailed costumes and writing, producing, and starring in fandom-inspired music videos and sketches.
Pros and Cons Cosplay
Pros and Cons Cosplay is comprised of twin cosplayers from Missouri who have won numerous awards for cosplay construction and performance. They love talking shop about cosplay builds, all things cosplay contests, diversity and inclusion and the best places to eat… everything.
Photo Credits: Noah Smith Images
Wig-Wig Cosplay is an award-winning competitive cosplay pair out of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Competing together since 2013, Paragon and SkyPirate have cosplayed across the Midwest and East Coast, quickly becoming two of the most decorated cosplayers in their circuit. In 2019, they were chosen as the Team USA representatives for the International Cosplay League in Madrid, Spain! They are best known for their combination of technical sewing and fabrication skills with entertaining performances. Their list of self-taught specialties include sewing, leatherwork, foamwork, wig-styling, propwork, silk painting, and many more. Alongside competition, they have been judging craftsmanship and performance as well as working to promote and assist cosplay departments and competitions. When not in the greenroom, Wig-Wig Cosplay has a passion for learning new techniques and skills, and they love sharing their knowledge and experience with the community. Check out their panels and be sure to come say hello!
Model/Producer Kimberly Cosplay is the founder of Tea & Cookies Productions. Well known for her Catwoman and Grell Sutcliff cosplays, she has made close to 200 cosplays since 2009. With background in Theater and Modeling, she coaches other inspiring cosplayers on how to expressively pose for cosplay photography, cosplay makeup, and character performance.
Check out the Tea and Cookies Productions Youtube channel for more.
The 501st & Rebel Legion
The 501st Legion and Rebel Legion are an all-volunteer organizations formed for the express purpose of bringing together Star Wars costume enthusiasts under a collective identity. The Legions seeks to promote interest in Star Wars through the building and wearing of quality costumes, and to facilitate the use of these costumes for Star Wars-related events as well as contributions to the local community through costumed charity and volunteer work. There are currently world wide there are over 10,000 active members in the 501st Legion and 4,000 in the Rebel Legion.
The 70th Explorers is the unit serving Missouri and Kansas with over 140 members currently. Dantooine Base serves the same area for the Rebel Legion with over 100 members.