Press Release #6

Press Release #6, May 2008
Anticipation announces Artist Guest of Honour.


Anticipation, The 67th World Science Fiction Convention, is pleased to announce that Ralph Bakshi has accepted an invitation to be our Artist Guest of Honour.

Mr. Bakshi’s career spans five decades, during which he has created memorable and groundbreaking films including Wizards, Fire and Ice and the first film adaptation of The Lord of the Rings. In addition, he has worked on and directed a variety of television shows including Rocket Robin Hood, Spiderman, The Mighty Heroes and The New Adventures of Mighty Mouse.

Our newest Guest of Honor joins those we announced in September 2007: Neil Gaiman, Elisabeth Vonarburg, Tom Doherty, David Hartwell and Taral Wayne. Author Julie Czerneda will be Master of Ceremonies.

The 67th World Science Fiction Convention, known as Anticipation, will take place in Montréal, Québec, Canada from Thursday, August 6th through Monday, August 10th, 2009. More information about Anticipation, including current membership rates, is available on our web site (); you can also write to us for more information.

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What’s New

Aug 12, 2009

The convention is over; thank you for joining us!

Thank you for joining us! Please post links to your convention reports or photos to the Anticipation Livejournal, or let us know on Twitter. And we hope to see a lot of you at Aussiecon 4.


Aug 9, 2009

Hugo Winners Announced

The 2009 Hugo winners have been announced.


Aug 7, 2009

Anticipation to offer “Taster” memberships

Heard about World Science Fiction Conventions (Worldcons) and think they sound cool but not sure they’re worth the money? Then Taster memberships are for you.