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44TH ANNUAL COMIC-CON MASQUERADE!

YouTube’s Origin Presents the 2018 Comic-Con Masquerade

2018 Comic-Con Masquerade Award Winners

The 44th annual Comic-Con Masquerade, generously sponsored by YouTube and their exciting new original show Origin, filled Ballroom 20, most of the dedicated overflow rooms and the Sails Pavilion. It featured 40 entries. Our Masters of Ceremonies were artist/writers Phil and Kaja Foglio of Studio Foglio.  An impressive group dance performance was the main feature at Intermission, performed by the amazing Corps Dance Crew, followed by a Star Wars light saber performance by the Saber Guild performance group.

Awards were given for:

Best in Show: Sarah and Jareth the Goblin King

Worn by Liz Todd and Heidi Schilling; designed and made by Ambrose Cosplay


Judges’ Choice: Big Daddy Delta & 
Big Sister Eleanor

Worn by Angus & Aubin Duff; designed and made by Angus & Aubin Duff


Best Re-Creation: The Grand Apothecary, Putress

Worn by Vincent Clervi; designed and made by Vincent Clervi


Best Original Design: Howl’s Moving Castle

Worn by Nina London Cosplay; designed and made by Nina London


Best Workmanship: Sylvanas Windrunner

Worn by Heather Waters of Cosplay Siren; designed and made by Heather Waters


Best Presentation: Crouching Prince, Hidden Dragon

Worn by Brooke Bowman, Arron Bowman, Rob Bowman, Natasha Bowman, and Jacob Rodebaugh; designed and made by Arron Bowman


Most Humorous: Princess Vanellope Von Schweetz ...
and Ralph

Worn by Bri Sloth, Taylor Robinson and PrueDense; designed and made by Bri Sloth and PrueDuctions Cosplay


Most Beautiful (TIE):
Claire Fraser: The Outlander Wedding

Made and worn by Rebecca Roberts Ryan

and

Alice from Scissor Crown

Made and worn by Daniela Lo Presti


Best Young Fan: Bakugou

Worn by Gabrielle Jones; designed and made by Gabrielle Jones & Brad Jones


In addition, the judges awarded:

Honorable Mention for Presentation: Timelord of the Dance

Worn, designed and made by Rich, Kym, Jackie, Susanne, Caitlin, Heather, Annalisa, Marcia, Holly, Ava, Mikaela, Dani, Nicky, Melissa, Gome, Sissy, Lisa, Robert, Jason & Bethany

Honorable Mention for Workmanship: Hawkgirl Armored Vigil

Worn by Julia Fields; designed and made by Julia Fields and Chris Muise

Honorable Mention for Creative Use of Material: La Muerte

Worn by Tala; designed and made by Tala and her Mother


The following entities sponsored prizes:

DC Comics: The Last Day on Krypton

Worn by Ken Hazelett, Natalie Lawson, Bryn Hazelett Lawson; designed and made by Natalie Lawson


Anime Pavilion
Best Anime: Howl’s Moving Castle

Worn by Nina London Cosplay; designed and made by Nina London

Best Young Fan Anime: Bakugou

Worn by Gabrielle Jones; designed and made by Gabrielle Jones & Brad Jones


The Will Eisner Spirit of Storytelling Award: Timelord of the Dance

Worn, designed and made by Rich, Kym, Jackie, Susanne, Caitlin, Heather, Annalisa, Marcia, Holly, Ava, Mikaela, Dani, Nicky, Melissa, Gome, Sissy, Lisa, Robert, Jason & Bethany


The David C. Copley Award for Most Innovative Costume: Alice from Scissor Crown

Worn by Daniela Lo Presti; designed and made by Daniela Lo Presti


The Costume Designers Guild IATSE Local 892: A Beautiful Golden Afternoon

Worn by Cosplay on the Rocks: Cindy, Mike, Kate Martin, Lynleigh, Kie, and Ashley; designed and made by Cindy, Lynleigh, and Kie


Motion Picture Costumers Union, Local 705
Award for Best Technical Costume Construction: Alice from Scissor Crown

Worn by Daniela Lo Presti; designed and made by Daniela Lo Presti


Costumer of Tomorrow Award: Ursula the Sea Witch

Worn by Kyra Kasner; designed and made by Kyra Kasner & Carmen Kasner ,with help from Kevin Kasner


The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800)
The Art Directors Guild Cosplay Award for Original Concept Design: Davy Jones

Worn by Jose Davalos; designed and made by Jose Davalos

The Art Directors Guild Cosplay Award for Best Graphic Design: Alice from Scissor Crown

Worn by Daniela Lo Presti; designed and made by Daniela Lo Presti


The Costumer's Guild West: Imp Mercy

Worn by Jacqueline Soto aka Jakurina; designed and made by Jacqueline Soto, Elisabeth Duty, and Yasu Tano


Sideshow Collectibles: Timelord of the Dance

Worn, designed and made by Rich, Kym, Jackie, Susanne, Caitlin, Heather, Annalisa, Marcia, Holly, Ava, Mikaela, Dani, Nicky, Melissa, Gome, Sissy, Lisa, Robert, Jason & Bethany


Frank & Son Collectible Show: Timelord of the Dance

Worn, designed and made by Rich, Kym, Jackie, Susanne, Caitlin, Heather, Annalisa, Marcia, Holly, Ava, Mikaela, Dani, Nicky, Melissa, Gome, Sissy, Lisa, Robert, Jason & Bethany


Comic-Con gives a hearty thanks to everyone who participated in the show!