New: Official Cosplay Gathering Locations/ Schedule Discuss

Organize cosplay groups, gatherings, and photoshoots in this forum. Post those "Is anyone going as ___?" and "I'm going as ___." threads in here. Please use descriptive subject lines.
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New: Official Cosplay Gathering Locations/ Schedule Discuss

Post by Ficus » Mon Jan 22, 2018 8:24 pm

Hello Anime Boston Cosplayers,
We heard you like Space, so we’ve made lots of space for cosplay gatherings. Anime Boston is going to have several spaces around the Hynes Convention Center, as well as 3 rooms in the Hilton dedicated to Cosplay Gatherings and Group Photoshoots this year. See the map of locations here.

The Official Master Thread for Anime Boston 2018 Cosplay Photoshoots and Gatherings is currently locked, and will unlock on March 1st. Please follow the rules in this thread in order to schedule a public cosplay photoshoot/gathering at one of Anime Boston’s Cosplay Photoshoot locations for 2018.

The available locations and scheduled times for gathering can be found below:
Hynes-
Mercury - Boylston Street Entrance, Under Escalators
Venus - 1st Floor West Side under 2nd set of Escalators
Mars - Outside Room 206
Jupiter - Outside Room 313

Schedule times-
Friday- 9AM-12AM(Midnight)
Saturday- 9AM-12AM(Midnight)
Sunday- 9AM-3PM


Hilton
Saturn - 2nd floor Belvidere Ballroom
Uranus - 2nd floor Westminster Ballroom
Neptune - 1st floor Fenway Ballroom

2nd Floor Schedule times
Friday- 10AM-12AM(Midnight)
Saturday- 10AM-12AM(Midnight)
Sunday- 10AM-3PM


1st Floor Schedule times
Friday- 10AM-12AM(Midnight)
Saturday- 12:30PM-12AM(Midnight)
Sunday- 10AM-3PM


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On March 1st group organizers can post to the thread over here to add their photoshoot to the schedule.

For this year, locations and times will be first-come-first-served.There will be one group per location per timeslot, unless the group agrees to share ahead of time.

Groups can sign up for 1 half-hour, 1 hour, or 1 hour-and-a-half timeslots, depending on expected size. Most photoshoots only take an hour; less people take less time, and we have seen large enough groups in the past that have needed 1.5 hours. (Please plan your shoots accordingly, so you can let the next group start on time.)

Please try to get as finalized a listing as you can before posting to the Masterthread and reference the Map of the Hynes, Hilton, and Prudential here. if you're not certain what to call a location or where you're reserving.

As we've suggested in the past, continue to organize with your specific groups within your own individual threads as to when and where your photo shoots will be. Once you are sure, please post the series/group name, location for the gathering/photoshoot, and day and time of the gathering. If this information is not included in your post, then it cannot be entered into the schedule. Post here in the following format:
Series/Manga/Movie/Group Name
Location of Shoot
Day and Time of Shoot
Link to thread or event page (if applicable)

The schedules will be updated from Thursday March 1st until Thursday, March 29th, when staff will be on premise at Anime Boston. Sign-ups will be accepted through Wednesday, March 28th until midnight.

Reminder: Anime Boston staff does not organize the actual gatherings. We are just relaying information from you and placing it onto the schedule.
Ashley Shaffer
Cosplay Photoshoot Wrangler- 2018

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