The World’s Largest Post-Apocalyptic Festival

In-person Workshop with Mark Cordory coming to Wasteland 2018!

JULY 10th, 2018   photos by Roy Smallpage Mark Cordory has established himself as one of the world’s best post-apocalyptic costume and prop makers. We are excited to be able to have him out this year from the U.K. to teach his techniques to our attendees! For Wasteland 2018, Mark will be teaching a class on post-apocalyptic doll-making (which will …

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The Wasteland Body Shop teams with European Body Art for apocalyptic makeovers

JULY 3rd, 2018 Wasteland Weekend is intended as a fully-themed, fully-immersive event. And while attendees are expected to already be in their finest post-apocalyptic gear when they walk through the gates, the event also offers to provide them an aesthetic boost. No other event has a makeover station like this. Run by professionals and with its basic services offered to all, …

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Entertainment for Wasteland 2017

Wasteland Weekend 2017 brings you a wide variety of post-apocalyptic entertainment! *We sometimes need to update the schedule with changes right before the event, so be sure to check this page again before you head out to the wastes!* (Lineup subject to change) The full printable daily/hourly entertainment schedule is now available for download! WW 2017 – Official Entertainment Schedule 9-25-17a Printouts of the …

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George Miller meets the Wastelanders!

On February 8th, 2016, the American Cinematheque hosted a special screening of Mad Max: Fury Road & The Road Warrior at the Aero Theater in Santa Monica. Director George Miller was there in person to speak between the films. Wasteland World made sure that some members of the Wasteland staff and costume community were there to welcome him (including head …

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Check out some of the world’s greatest post-apocalyptic costumes!

January 21st, 2016 We were honored to have the Stan Winston School involved with this past year’s Wasteland Weekend costume contest. Read all about it on their blog and see photos of the costumes! https://www.stanwinstonschool.com/blog/wasteland-weekend-2015#   Photo by Keri Kilgo  

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Mad Max Fans Prepare to Live the World of Fury Road

Mad Max Fans Prepare to Live the World of Fury Road May 18, 2015 For anyone under 30, Fury Road will likely be the first time they see a Mad Max film in a movie theater. But as George Miller’s amazing new film creates a new generation of fans (and reignites the guzzoline-filled passions of the older ones), they’ll quickly …

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Mad Max Fans Take Over L.A.’s last Drive-In for Fury Road

May 17th, 2015 Mad Max Fans Take Over L.A.’s last Drive-In for Fury Road So what do you do when you’re a hardcore fan of all things post-apocalyptic and George Miller releases his first Mad Max film in 30 years? Well, first of all, you attend the movie in full costume, as many fans have done all across the country …

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Featured Costume Maker: Dimitri Zaitsev

In the fall of 1998, I was a thirteen year old kid with a penchant for science-fiction, living in the suburbs of Moscow. I remember buying my first badly translated copy of Fallout-2 and putting the CD into my brand-new Pentium-1 computer. Long story short, it has changed my life forever. The apocalypse just got hard-coded into my heart I …

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