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Photography Competition Winner Sarah Taylor

by Sarah ‘Gallifreya’ Minazzo Recently, we ran a competition with our friends at Shining Starz Photography with a prize of a professional photo shoot and an interview article on the winner. Entrants had to come up with an answer to the question: With Supanova on its way to the Sunshine State, what are you doing with your cosplays to help ... Read More »

RASCAL

 The REAL Rascal Today we are talking to one of Australia’s most creative cosplayers none other than ‘Rascal’!  While she is based in the Newcastle area she is a regular at conventions all over the country and she is quickly making a name for herself as a very skilled costumer and propmaker. Predominantly cosplaying stronger female characters she is one ... Read More »

Wyrmwood – Road of the Dead

The Australian Film Industry is not dead but it might be Undead! The release of ‘Wyrmwood – Road of the dead’ in early 2015 created an unexpected whirlwind of basically monstrous proportions. Showing in over 76 cinemas all over the country, the movie bought out some of Australia’s well hidden Zombie and Post apocalyptic Connoisseurs. The three and a half ... Read More »

Button Smash 2015

The 3rd Annual Button Smash gaming convention was held this past weekend at its new venue, the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. As well as holding its inaugural Cosplay Competition sponsored by Madman Entertainment, we at Beyond Cosplay were there to see it all in its gaming glory. Button Smash is still a relatively new event on the con calendar, ... Read More »

Cozziecon and Paulapalooza!

“Variable, Trisha Kerr and Mel Costello hoisting the Bat Symbol in a touching moment “ In a short period between late 2014 and early 2015 the cosplay community tragically lost two of it’s greatest cosplayers.. Justin Costello, who was a veteran in the Sydney Cosplay scene died of a heart attack on November the Twenty Third and only a few weeks ... Read More »

Suikoden is coming back, is your playstation ready?

  A cult hit in the late nineties, this Japanese RPG combined anime inspired artwork, compelling game play and the potential to harness an entire army of heroes in your battle across the map for supremacy has finally returned to gamers screens across the world and soon also here in Australia thanks to the dauntless efforts of its fans. We ... Read More »

Interview with the Rebel Legion

  In the interest of keeping up good public relations, and after the success of the interview with Draco’s “Darth Revan” from the 501st, I caught up with the other side. With me now is Max Battistella. A member of the Rebel Legion and all round “Good Guy”   Thanks for talking to me, firstly explain to our readers how ... Read More »

2014 The Beyond Cosplay Year in Review

So people, 2014 has come to a close. While we’re all excited about whats in store for us in this fabulous new year with its shiny big round numbers and promise of bigger and brighter everything it wouldn’t hurt to look back on the last twelve months and reflect on the journey so far..   Our Favourite Con! It is ... Read More »

Interview: Darth Revan Vs Darth Revan

An interview with Darth Revan of the 501st Redback Garrison.   When we think of Star Wars, we think of the Jedi and Sith. Good and evil. The battles they wage, and the wars they fight. But, what if those deemed “evil” were actually doing more to help people than the average person? The 501st are a Star Wars costuming ... Read More »

Brisnova 2014 “The good the bad and the ugly”

Okay, so yes there is another article wrapping up the Brisnova event on our website very soon but we couldnt help ourselves and came up with a little list of things that we loved, stuff we weren’t so fond of and a couple of suggestions thrown in here and there. If you were there you might be nodding along with ... Read More »