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Thursday, July 31
 

12:00pm

The Tumblr Ask Box I
The Tumblr Ask Box is open! Welcome to the real-world version of the Tumblr ask box, brought to you by Tumblr itself. Each session will feature a lineup of special guests who will hit the hot seat for 10 minutes of nonstop Q&A, in as rapid-fire of a manner as we can manage. Only, there's a twist: we aren't going to tell you ahead of time who is slated for which session. Life at LeakyCon is like your Tumblr dashboard: you never know what you're gonna get. 

There are two ways to submit questions for these sessions: send them in via the LeakyCon ask box and tag it #askboxlive, or simply be present at one of these sessions and jump up and down in front of a moderator's face. 

Moderators
RF

Rachel Fershleiser

Rachel Fershleiser heads literary outreach at Tumblr. Previously she was the Community Manager at Bookish and the Director of Public Programs at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe, where she now serves on the board of directors. She is also the co-creator of Six-Word Memoirs and... Read More →

Thursday July 31, 2014 12:00pm - 1:20pm
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3:00pm

The Tumblr Ask Box II
The Tumblr Ask Box is open! Welcome to the real-world version of the Tumblr ask box, brought to you by Tumblr itself. Each session will feature a lineup of special guests who will hit the hot seat for 10 minutes of nonstop Q&A, in as rapid-fire of a manner as we can manage. Only, there's a twist: we aren't going to tell you ahead of time who is slated for which session. Life at LeakyCon is like your Tumblr dashboard: you never know what you're gonna get. 

There are two ways to submit questions for these sessions: send them in via the LeakyCon ask box and tag it #askboxlive, or simply be present at one of these sessions and jump up and down in front of a moderator's face. 

Thursday July 31, 2014 3:00pm - 4:20pm
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Friday, August 1
 

10:00am

The Tumblr Ask Box III
The Tumblr Ask Box is open! Welcome to the real-world version of the Tumblr ask box, brought to you by Tumblr itself. Each session will feature a lineup of special guests who will hit the hot seat for 10 minutes of nonstop Q&A, in as rapid-fire of a manner as we can manage. Only, there's a twist: we aren't going to tell you ahead of time who is slated for which session. Life at LeakyCon is like your Tumblr dashboard: you never know what you're gonna get. 

There are two ways to submit questions for these sessions: send them in via the LeakyCon ask box and tag it #askboxlive, or simply be present at one of these sessions and jump up and down in front of a moderator's face. 

Moderators
RF

Rachel Fershleiser

Rachel Fershleiser heads literary outreach at Tumblr. Previously she was the Community Manager at Bookish and the Director of Public Programs at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe, where she now serves on the board of directors. She is also the co-creator of Six-Word Memoirs and... Read More →

Friday August 1, 2014 10:00am - 11:20am
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11:00am

The Family Business: Supernatural Comes to LeakyCon
SPNFamily, this is your panel! Come hear stories and ask questions and maybe, if we ask nicely, get some dish about season ten of television's hottest paranormal property, Supernatural.

Moderators
avatar for Leah Cornish

Leah Cornish

Creative Programming, LeakyCon
Leah does all of the Leaky things. It's pretty much a sickness at this point.

Speakers
AB

Amber Benson

Amber Benson is most well known for her role as Tara McClay on the hit show Buffy the Vampire Slayer. In addition to acting, she has written and directed three feature films and an animated web series for the BBC. In 2009, she added author to her resume when adult urban fantasy, Death’s... Read More →
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Adam Glass

Adam Glass is currently a Writer/Executive Producer on Supernatural for the CW. When Adam is not writing for TV or films he’s writing graphic novels. Marvel Comics’ Deadpool Suicide Kings & DC Comics’ Suicide Squad 1 & 2 were all New York Times Bestsellers. Other books... Read More →
AH

Alaina Huffman

Alaina Huffman portrays Abaddon in the hit CW series Supernatural. You might also recognize Alaina from her role as Lt. Tamara Johansen on Stargate Universe or as Black Canary on Smallville.
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Robbie Thompson

Robbie Thompson is a writer for the hit CW television show Supernatural.


Friday August 1, 2014 11:00am - 12:20pm
MainStage

12:00pm

LBD: One Year Later
Sit down with Bernie Su, Maxwell Glick, and Mary Kate Wiles of The Lizzie Bennet Diaries a year after they snatched our hearts right out of our subscription boxes. Find out what the cast and crew has been up to, hear some untold tales from set, and ask the team any of your outstanding burning questions.

Moderators
EB

Emily Bytheway

Editor, LeakyNews
Emily first read Harry Potter in the spring of 2000 (shortly before the publication of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire) and joined the Harry Potter fandom in fall of 2001. Since then, she's written some (very bad) fanfiction, served as a moderator at the Sugar Quill, participated... Read More →

Speakers
MG

Maxwell Glick

Maxwell Glick has been a working actor in Los Angeles since moving there from New York.  He has been involved with online series and YouTube in many projects, most importantly as Spencer Gilman on the groundbreaking show lonelygirl15 and was nominated for an IAWTV Award for his... Read More →
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Bernie Su

Bernie Su was an Executive Producer and the Head Writer of The Lizzie Bennet Diaries. He also served as an Executive Producer and Director of Welcome to Sanditon. He is the Executive Producer, Co-Creator, Head Writer, and Director of Emma Approved.Outside of Pemberley Digital projects... Read More →
MK

Mary Kate Wiles

Mary Kate Wiles plays Lydia Bennet in The Lizzie Bennet Diaries and Sansa Stark in School of Thrones. Mary Kate is from Fayetteville, Arkansas and graduated from USC with degrees in Theatre and English Literature and also studied abroad at The British American Drama Academy in London... Read More →


Friday August 1, 2014 12:00pm - 12:40pm
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12:00pm

The Tumblr Ask Box IV
The Tumblr Ask Box is open! Welcome to the real-world version of the Tumblr ask box, brought to you by Tumblr itself. Each session will feature a lineup of special guests who will hit the hot seat for 10 minutes of nonstop Q&A, in as rapid-fire of a manner as we can manage. Only, there's a twist: we aren't going to tell you ahead of time who is slated for which session. Life at LeakyCon is like your Tumblr dashboard: you never know what you're gonna get. 

There are two ways to submit questions for these sessions: send them in via the LeakyCon ask box and tag it #askboxlive, or simply be present at one of these sessions and jump up and down in front of a moderator's face. 

Moderators
CK

Cheryl Klein

Cheryl is the senior editor at Arthur A. Levine Books (an imprint of Scholastic, Inc.). In her book Second Sight: An Editor’s Talks on Writing, Revising, and Publishing Books for Children and Young Adults, Cheryl leads readers to discover what must be done to polish a manuscript... Read More →

Friday August 1, 2014 12:00pm - 1:20pm
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12:30pm

The Hogwarts Alumni Association 2014
Six - count em, six! - actors from the Harry Potter movies are here to discuss life at Hogwarts!

Moderators
Speakers
SB

Scarlett Byrne

Scarlett began her acting career in 2008 as Chloe Daniels in an episode of the British TV drama Doctors. Her career took off in 2009 when she landed the role of Pansy Parkinson for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part I, and Harry Potter... Read More →
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Ellie Darcey-Alden

Ellie played Young Lily in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 and, in a fandom double-whammy, she recently appeared in the Doctor Who Christmas episode “The Snowmen.” She has been in the TV series Robin Hood and Holby City, as well as the recent film Welcome to the Punch... Read More →
RJ

Robbie Jarvis

Robbie Jarvis played young James Potter in the movie adaptation of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. He has also appeared in the Nickelodeon show Genie In The House and did vocal work for The History Boys. He has also guest starred in episodes of Waking the Dead for... Read More →
HM

Hugh Mitchell

Hugh Mitchell played the camera-carrying Colin Creevey in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets film. Since then, he has appeared in several films including The Da Vinci Code (Young Silas) and the British horror-comedy Tormented (Tim).
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Nick Shirm

Nick Shirm portrayed Zacharias Smith in the Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix film and video game. He worked on the British film Sixty Six.
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Charlotte Skeoch

Charlotte Skeoch portrayed Hannah Abbot in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, and the Order of the Phoenix, and Deathly Hallows Part 2 video games. She also played Hayley on the popular BBC television show EastEnders. She has also written... Read More →


Friday August 1, 2014 12:30pm - 1:20pm
MainStage

2:00pm

The Tumblr Ask Box V
The Tumblr Ask Box is open! Welcome to the real-world version of the Tumblr ask box, brought to you by Tumblr itself. Each session will feature a lineup of special guests who will hit the hot seat for 10 minutes of nonstop Q&A, in as rapid-fire of a manner as we can manage. Only, there's a twist: we aren't going to tell you ahead of time who is slated for which session. Life at LeakyCon is like your Tumblr dashboard: you never know what you're gonna get. 

There are two ways to submit questions for these sessions: send them in via the LeakyCon ask box and tag it #askboxlive, or simply be present at one of these sessions and jump up and down in front of a moderator's face. 

Moderators
AF

Amandalyn Ferri

Amandalyn Ferri runs Community Outreach and Events for Tumblr. Before working at Tumblr she worked at CollegeHumor putting jokes on t-shirts for BustedTees.com. Most commonly she is referred to as America's Sweetheart and is exceptionally good at hanging out. She is very passionate... Read More →

Friday August 1, 2014 2:00pm - 3:20pm
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Saturday, August 2
 

10:00am

Mina Lima
Moderators
Speakers
EL

Eduardo Lima

Eduardo Lima received a degree in in visual communications in Rio de Janeiro and worked for several years in editing for the Brazilian film industry. He moved to London in 2001 to pursue a career in graphic design, soon landing a job on the Harry Potter film franchise. Through a happy... Read More →


Saturday August 2, 2014 10:00am - 10:40am
MainStage

10:00am

The Tumblr Ask Box VI
The Tumblr Ask Box is open! Welcome to the real-world version of the Tumblr ask box, brought to you by Tumblr itself. Each session will feature a lineup of special guests who will hit the hot seat for 10 minutes of nonstop Q&A, in as rapid-fire of a manner as we can manage. Only, there's a twist: we aren't going to tell you ahead of time who is slated for which session. Life at LeakyCon is like your Tumblr dashboard: you never know what you're gonna get. 

There are two ways to submit questions for these sessions: send them in via the LeakyCon ask box and tag it #askboxlive, or simply be present at one of these sessions and jump up and down in front of a moderator's face. 

Moderators
AF

Amandalyn Ferri

Amandalyn Ferri runs Community Outreach and Events for Tumblr. Before working at Tumblr she worked at CollegeHumor putting jokes on t-shirts for BustedTees.com. Most commonly she is referred to as America's Sweetheart and is exceptionally good at hanging out. She is very passionate... Read More →

Saturday August 2, 2014 10:00am - 11:20am
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1:00pm

The Tumblr Ask Box VII
The Tumblr Ask Box is open! Welcome to the real-world version of the Tumblr ask box, brought to you by Tumblr itself. Each session will feature a lineup of special guests who will hit the hot seat for 10 minutes of nonstop Q&A, in as rapid-fire of a manner as we can manage. Only, there's a twist: we aren't going to tell you ahead of time who is slated for which session. Life at LeakyCon is like your Tumblr dashboard: you never know what you're gonna get. 

There are two ways to submit questions for these sessions: send them in via the LeakyCon ask box and tag it #askboxlive, or simply be present at one of these sessions and jump up and down in front of a moderator's face. 

Moderators
AF

Amandalyn Ferri

Amandalyn Ferri runs Community Outreach and Events for Tumblr. Before working at Tumblr she worked at CollegeHumor putting jokes on t-shirts for BustedTees.com. Most commonly she is referred to as America's Sweetheart and is exceptionally good at hanging out. She is very passionate... Read More →

Saturday August 2, 2014 1:00pm - 2:20pm
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2:00pm

A Q&A with Kazu Kibuishi
This wizard behind the beautiful new US Harry Potter books will share his stories, artwork and writing, as well as answer your questions!

Speakers
KK

Kazu Kibuishi

Illustrator, Graphic Novelist
Kazu Kibuishi is the Eisner-nominated creator of the #1 New York Times bestselling Amulet series of graphic novels as well as Copper, and Daisy Kutter. He is also the cover artist of the recently released 15th anniversary editions of the Harry Potter series written by J.K. Rowling... Read More →
CK

Cheryl Klein

Cheryl is the senior editor at Arthur A. Levine Books (an imprint of Scholastic, Inc.). In her book Second Sight: An Editor’s Talks on Writing, Revising, and Publishing Books for Children and Young Adults, Cheryl leads readers to discover what must be done to polish a manuscript... Read More →


Saturday August 2, 2014 2:00pm - 2:40pm
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Sunday, August 3
 

11:00am

The Tumblr Ask Box VIII
The Tumblr Ask Box is open! Welcome to the real-world version of the Tumblr ask box, brought to you by Tumblr itself. Each session will feature a lineup of special guests who will hit the hot seat for 10 minutes of nonstop Q&A, in as rapid-fire of a manner as we can manage. Only, there's a twist: we aren't going to tell you ahead of time who is slated for which session. Life at LeakyCon is like your Tumblr dashboard: you never know what you're gonna get. 

There are two ways to submit questions for these sessions: send them in via the LeakyCon ask box and tag it #askboxlive, or simply be present at one of these sessions and jump up and down in front of a moderator's face. 

Moderators
CK

Cheryl Klein

Cheryl is the senior editor at Arthur A. Levine Books (an imprint of Scholastic, Inc.). In her book Second Sight: An Editor’s Talks on Writing, Revising, and Publishing Books for Children and Young Adults, Cheryl leads readers to discover what must be done to polish a manuscript... Read More →

Sunday August 3, 2014 11:00am - 12:20pm
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