This website consists of two parts that list events: Downstate New York Geek Events and Genre Film Festivals.
Downstate New York Geek Events
The part of this website called “Downstate New York Geek Events” is an attempt to create an online directory of all of the events in downstate New York that would be of interest to various kinds of fandom. “Downstate New York” means all five boroughs of New York City, both counties of Long Island (Nassau and Suffolk), and five additional counties immediately north of New York City, specifically the counties of Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Rockland, and Orange.
The types of events that are listed in this directory include, but are not limited to, science fiction conventions and film festivals, horror conventions and film festivals, comic book conventions, anime conventions, cosplay conventions, maker faires, haunted attractions, large fantasy displays, and Renaissance faires. If you are aware of any downstate New York fandom event that is not currently listed in this directory, send an email to [email protected].
Genre Film Festivals in the USA
The part of this website called “Genre Film Festivals in the USA” is an online directory of film festivals throughout the USA that show science fiction, fantasy, action, and horror independent movies. The objective is for this directory to be as comprehensive as possible. If you are aware of a genre film festival that is not currently listed in this directory, then you can email it to [email protected].