Author: Travis Hayward
Welcome to a dazzling glimpse into the vibrant world of conventions and events! I’m Travis Hayward, and I am thrilled to share a photographic chronicle of my celebrity encounters.
From Hollywood A-listers to revered influencers and acclaimed artists, these encounters highlight industry events’ dynamic, exciting environment, where inspiration and star power intersect. Each photo captures a memorable moment, an intriguing conversation, or a shared laugh that brings the luminous world of celebrities closer to our own.
This collection doesn’t merely document meetings with famed personalities; it portrays a journey, a narrative woven from unique interactions and shared spaces. It represents the rich tapestry of experiences that define the convention scene, the exhilaration of meeting icons whose work resonates with us.
So come, stroll through this visual diary, and explore the faces, expressions, and settings that make these occasions extraordinary. Enjoy the candid shots, the posed pictures, and everything in between, offering an intimate view into these rare encounters. After all, you never know who you’ll bump into at a convention!
Kevin Smith (Writer/Director; Clerks, Mallrats, Chasing Amy, Dogma, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, Clerks II; taken at “Jay and Silent Bob Get Old” in Ontario, CA 2017.
Jason Mewes (Actor; “Jay” in Clerks, Mallrats, Chasing Amy, Dogma, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, Clerks II; Taken after “Jay and Silent Bob Get Old” in Ontario, CA 2017.
Paul Sorvino (Actor; Goodfellas, The Rocketeer, Repo! The Genetic Opera, The Devil’s Carnival, Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet; Taken at Monsterpalooza 2018 in Pasadena, CA)
Michael Rooker (Actor; Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, Tombstone, Mallrats, The Walking Dead, Guardians of the Galaxy 1 & 2; Taken at a Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 fan event in Los Angeles, CA 2017.)
Danny Trejo (Actor; Machete, Grindhouse, From Dusk ‘Til Dawn, Spy Kids, Desperado; Taken at a crowd-funding event in Los Angeles, CA 2016)
Mark Hamill (Actor; Star Wars IV-VII, Batman: The Animated Series, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, Avatar: The Last Airbender, Time Squad, Regular Show, Comic Book: The Movie; Taken at Star Wars Celebration Anaheim, 2015)
Harvey Fierstein (Actor/Playwright; Torch Song Trilogy, Mrs. Doubtfire, Independence Day, Disney’s Mulan, Disney’s Newsies (Writer, Broadway version); Taken at closing night performance of “Casa Valentina” at Pasadena Playhouse, 2016.
Ted Neeley (Actor/Singer; Jesus Christ Superstar (1973), Django Unchained, Alleluia! The Devil’s Carnival.) Taken at a “Jesus Christ Superstar” screening in Santa Ana, CA, 2015.
Rob Paulsen (Voice Actor; Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987 & 2012 Series), Animaniacs, Pinky & the Brain, Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius, The Mask: Animated Series, The Fairly Oddparents, Danny Phantom)