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Bricks by the Bay 2014 LEGO Convention Attendee Registration Now Open

The folks at Bricks by the Bay have issued a press release notifying fans that attendee registration is now open for the LEGO convention that will be happening in August. They have also listed a number of panels that fans can enjoy while at the convention.

Bricks by the Bay 2014 Convention Attendee Registration Open
BRICKS BY THE BAY convention August 7-10, 2014

Northern California-June 2014:

Attendee registration is now open online for the BRICKS BY THE BAY 2014 convention for those who enjoy LEGO®. The convention will be held Thursday through Sunday, August 7-10, 2014 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, in Santa Clara, California.

Thursday, Friday and Saturday are registered attendee exclusive days. The final day of the convention, Sunday August 10, 2014, will include a Public Exhibition where the general public can come in and view the many creations on display.

This year’s convention has something for every attendee including:

  • Keynote speaker and special guest: David Pagano, founder of Paganomation, an award-winning production studio.
  • New this year: Bricks by the Bay Brickfilm Festival. Brickfilmers from around the world are submitting films fitting the convention theme of “Fun & Games” as well as their best work of the prior year. Festival judges include animator David Pagano.
  • Convention attendees will be able to take part in a number of games and contests at the convention. A favorite contest is the CosPlay or Costume Contest with contestants having costumes that “Look Like LEGO®” or are “Made From LEGO® Parts.”

This year’s convention features a third attendee-exclusive

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Bricks By The Bay 2014 Convention Announces Brickfilm Festival

The team over at Bricks by the Bay have sent out a press release to announce a new addition to the convention, a Brickfilm Festival. LEGO fans are now able to submit their own brickfilms for a chance to win a brick-built trophy and a LEGO set. One of the judges will be none other than award winning brickfilmer and the founder of Paganomation, Dave Pagano. Not only will Dave be a judge, he will also be the keynote speaker as well. Read more about the Brickfilm Festival below:

Bricks by the Bay 2014 Convention Announces Brickfilm Festival

BRICKS BY THE BAY convention August 7-10, 2014

Northern California-April 2014:

This year, Bricks by the Bay is holding its first Bricks by the Bay Brickfilm Festival.

Brickfilmers from around the world are encouraged to submit films with the convention theme of “Fun & Games” as well as their best work of the prior year. Filmmakers need not be convention attendees to enter the festival.

A Brickfilm is a film made using LEGO bricks, usually created with stop-motion animation techniques, although they may also include CGI, traditional animation, or live action elements.

Winners in the following categories will be announced August 9, 2014 during the Bricks by the Bay Convention and will receive a brick-built trophy and a LEGO set:

Best Film
Best Film in the convention theme of “Fun & Games”
Best Story
Best Technical Achievement
Young Filmmaker Award (12 and under)
Special “Sweatbox” award to the best Film by a convention attendee

Winning entries will

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Bricks by the Bay is Back For the Fifth Straight Year

It is never too early to talk about LEGO conventions that are upcoming later in the year. Bricks by the Bay is back again this year for their fifth straight year and will be held on August 7-10, 2014. There are some new things happening at the event. One is the increased floor space. There is now over 33,000 square feet of LEGO goodness. There will now be two ballroom spaces for AFOLs and LEGO fans to show off their creations. There is also an extra day for attendees to participate in different events held at the convention. There will be more details of the convention as we get closer to the date. Read more about Bricks by the Bay 2014 in their press release below:

Fifth Annual BRICKS BY THE BAY Convention coming this August

LEGO® builders and fans convention August 7-10, 2014

Northern California-March 2014: It is time to mark calendars for LEGO® artists, enthusiasts, hobbyists, and fans for the Fifth Annual Bricks By the Bay convention coming this summer: August 7-10, 2014. The convention will be hosted at the Santa Clara Convention Center, in Santa Clara, California.

“This year marks a special milestone for Bricks By the Bay,” said Bill Ward, director and president of the organization. “This will be our fifth annual convention. We held our first in April of 2010 and were blown away by the incredible reception, both among LEGO® builders and fans but also the general public.

Bricks By the Bay 2014 has two new features: increased floor space

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