CELEBRITY Q&A SESSION WITH THE CAST OF ORPHAN BLACK – presented by SPACE
Get a sneak peek and meet the cast of the new SPACE series ORPHAN BLACK starring TATIANA MASLANY & JORDAN GAVARIS. Hosted by our friends at InnerSPACE; Ajay Fry, Cynthia Loyst and Teddy Wilson! SUNDAY ONLY! 3PM in Room 801.
EXCLUSIVE AUTOGRAPH SESSION WITH THE CAST OF ORPHAN BLACK & CAST OF InnerSPACE
A free autograph signing with the cast of the new SPACE series ORPHAN BLACK including stars TATIANA MASLANY & JORDAN GAVARIS, and the on air hosts of InnerSPACE; Ajay Fry, Cynthia Loyst and Teddy Wilson ! 4PM Sunday in Autograph Area "A"
ANIME WIN, LOSE OR DRAW
You can draw your favourite characters on your notebook in the middle of classes, but can you do it when the pressure’s on? The clock is ticking down and your friends are watching to see if you can pull it off. Be judged by our crack team to win prizes! Check out the whole schedule here.
Join InnerSPACE hosts Ajay Fry, Cynthia Loyst and Teddy Wilson as they highlight another exciting year of InnerSPACE, share behind the scenes stories and preview upcoming SPACE programming. 1PM Saturday - Room 803
PRE-RELEASE BOOK LAUNCH OF “EVERY NEVER AFTER” WITH AUTHOR LESLEY LIVINGSTON
Best selling fantasy author, Lesley Livingston will be attending SATURDAY ONLY to launch her latest novel, "EVERY NEVER AFTER". Advance copies of the book will be for sale at Noon on Saturday in the Autograph area. Lesley will be signing for one hour, and then returning at 3pm for an open signing for all of her books.
LEARN HOW TO WRITE A GRAPHIC NOVEL IN ONE HOUR
That's impossible, you may say, but acclaimed comic book creator Ty Templeton says it can be done! Check out this informal workshop on creating a graphic novel (on a deadline) instructed by a creator with decades of experience. Check out the whole schedule here.
MAGIC: THE GATHERING OFFICIAL TOURNAMENT
One of the biggest tournaments of the year takes place right in the middle of Toronto Comicon! Check out all the details and registration requirements here.
$2500 in cash prizes!
AN EVENING WITH THE CAST OF STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION
The event of a lifetime! For the first time ever in Toronto, the cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation® comes to you live on stage! Toronto ComiCon presented by Fan Expo Canada™ is very excited to bring this dynamic event to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre at 7PM, Saturday, March 9, 2013. The cast will be on stage together sharing stories and recounting tales with celebrity hosts Teddy Wilson, Ajay Fry and Cynthia Loyst from Space. Remember, this is a separate ticketed event and your admission to the Toronto ComiCon does not allow you access to “An evening with the cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation”. Tickets for this event can be purchased here.
ANIME WORKSHOP – BUILD YOUR OWN PLUSHIE!
Plushie Building 101 - learn how to make your own stuffed toy with Heather Carriere! It's fun! It's easy! It's free! Sessions from Noon to 4pm each day outside of Hall D.
Toronto Comicon is honoured to host to the Constellation Awards Nomination Announcements. All are invited to hear first, who has a chance to take home some hardware!
With appearance by some special guests. Saturday 12:00 PM - ROOM 801
THE 501st LEGION: STAR WARS PHOTO SESSION
A great chance for fans to get up close and get photos with Vader, Boba, and those lovable Stormtroopers! Group shoot will take place in the Level 800 Gallery between Halls D & E at 5PM Saturday and 4PM Sunday. Be sure to visit the 501st Legion booth on the Exhibit floor just outside the gaming tournament area.
WEB SERIES FOR GROWN UPS
Mature audiences are invited to explore the gritty parts of society in these noirish thrillers. These tales aren’t coming to a theatre near you, nor on your local TV. They’re only broadcast on the web, bringing iconic stories to the newest entertainment frontier. Meet the creators and cast and get to see exclusive clips of the latest web series. Check out the whole list here.
“HOW TO” WORKSHOPS
If only regular school was this much fun! Join these FREE special educational sessions led by the hottest professionals working in the places you want to be. The pros give exclusive, live instructional training and give insider tips on what it takes to break into the exciting world of comic book illustration and storytelling. Check out the whole schedule here.
Check out your favourite comic artists as they go “pen to pen”! The original art they produce live, goes up for grabs once they’re done! An amazing experience to witness; these friendly competitions show who has got the edge in comic book illustration! Check out the whole schedule here.
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. Check out the whole list here.
SMALL PRESS/INDY PAVILION
The Artist Alley area, the Indy Press Pavilion brings a fine line up of independent comic book, zine and other related publishers. This Indy Market is just the place for you to meet the next up and coming talent in the comic world! Check out the whole list here.
Are you an aspiring artist? Bring your portfolio to the people in Artist Alley, the Publishers and even the Guests themselves, to show off your talent to industry professionals. Get their opinions and suggestions on your work, to help you make it in the competitive and exciting world of comics and manga.
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! Check out the whole list here.
WORKSHOPS & SEMINARS
Listen in and participate in our numerous sessions! Soak it all in through seminars and workshops held by the pros of the industry. With the professionals leading the way, you’ll be sure to learn how they do it in the real world. Check out the whole schedule here.
COSTUMES! COSTUMES! COSTUMES!
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. View our props policy here: Props and Weapons Policy
Get up close and personal with your favourite celebrities! These unique sessions give fans a chance to ask questions and get answers to horror’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 the whole schedule here.
CELEBRITY PHOTO SESSIONS
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. Check out the whole schedule here.
Purchase your celebrity photo op in advance here!
A perfect opportunity to get that special something signed by your favourite celebrity! Be sure to check out the schedule so you don’t miss out! NOTE: guests may charge additional fees for an autograph. Celebrities have their own signing booths on the Exhibit floor. They set their own hours, but basically if they are not scheduled for something else, you will find them in their booths. Check out the whole floorplan and schedule here.