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A perfect opportunity to get that special something signed by your favourite celebrity! NOTE: guests charge additional fees for an autograph. A reminder that Celebrities are scheduled only for Photo Ops, Autographing is done at their booths throughout the show hours, not on a strict schedule.
Don’t miss out on a chance of a lifetime to have your photo taken by a professional photographer with your favourite celebrity! This is the only way to get a beautiful 8x10 glossy photo of you with one of our guests in an intimate setting. NOTE: guests charge additional fees for photo-ops.
Get up close and personal with your favourite celebrities! These unique sessions give fans a chance to ask questions and get answers to Hollywood’s best-kept secrets - from the celebs themselves. Prepare to be wowed and learn about how the biggest names in the industry got to the top!
Check out your favourite comic artists as they go “pen to pen”! All the original art produced live, goes up for grabs once they’re done! An amazing experience to witness; these friendly competitions show who has the edge in the world of comic book illustration!
This exciting event features creative fans showcasing their original costumes derived from the comic, sci-fi, horror, anime and fantasy worlds – all on stage for a chance to win bragging rights. From caped-crusaders to hot anime characters, be awed as a spectator or strut your stuff on stage. One of the most popular events of the weekend, so don't miss it! Sign up to enter at the Registration desk near the Gaming Area from Noon to 4pm on Saturday! Contest starts at 5pm on the Main Stage!
Indie meets pro in this special area where you will find all of your favourite pencillers, inkers and writers. This is a “must experience area” for anyone interested in meeting the rising stars and the people who work the front lines of the industry! Here, you’ll find it all: comics, graphic novels, limited edition prints and best of all, original art and sketches!
A great chance for fans to get up close and get photos with Vader, Boba, and those lovable Stormtroopers! Feel free to wear your own costume and show off! It's all good!
What began as a literary sub-genre has become a full-fledged flavour of cosplay! With a little Victorian inspiration, a dash of the fantastic and good pair of goggles, the possibilities are endless! Fantastic gadgets, costume pieces and accessories are all available for sale from our wonderful attending artisans. When you are asked out on the street, "WHERE did you get that?" You can smugly reply "Why, Fan Expo of course."
Incredible authors assemble at Fan Expo every year, and those who sculpt the realms of sci-fi / fantasy fiction share their thoughts on why their stories draw so many passionate readers. Whether the setting is Space Opera, Steampunk, Near Future or an Alternate History, these best-selling and award winning writers make us believe.
Specializing in comics, anime, gaming, science fiction and horror, our retailers are bringing the newest and most rare goods on the market today. Find the missing book or DVD in your collection, or get a complete set at prices you’ll never find elsewhere. Fan Expo will make sure you leave with your hands full.
The Indy Market for small press area brings a fine line up of independent comic book, zine and other related small press publishers. This Indy Market is just the place for you to meet the next up and coming talent in the comic world! Looking for something with edge and a do it yourself spirit? Start here!
The actors that provide the voices of your favourite Anime characters will be on hand to sign autographs, pose for photos and meet with their fans. They have developed a well-deserved reputation for being most amiable and enthusiastic!
Fans dressing up in costumes, or cosplay as it is known, is a BIG part of Fan Expo weekend. Literally hundreds of amazing costumes are available for your viewing pleasure throughout the weekend. Don't be shy; get your photo taken with all your favourite characters or come dressed up yourself!
Some of our great professional author guests assemble to compare and contrast their storytelling experiences in the ever-changing market of speculative fiction. Themes, influences, and lessons learned. Discussions on many topics but one that is universally shared: passion.