Due to the success of the past 2 years, TFcon will host the Third Annual 3rd Party Product Panel at TFcon 2013. We have invited 3rd party product manufacturers to once again contribute to a presentation focusing on new information and images of upcoming collector focused toys. We encourage all 3rd party companies to contact us to be involved in this presentation that will have information shared to thousands of fans at the event and online around the world.
Archives for May 2013
We are pleased to announce that Transformers comic book artist Livio Ramondelli will be attending TFcon 2013. Livio is known to fans for his work on IDW’s Transformers comics with the Chaos storyline, the Autocracy and Monstrosity series and illustrating the Orion Pax focused issues in the Robots in Disguise books. He will be selling prints and offering commissions to attendees all weekend long.
The voice of Astrotrain, Breakdown, Cyclonus, Omega Supreme, Ramjet, Smokescreen and Ultra Magnus in the Generation 1 cartoon; he is also known to GIJOE fans as the voice of Wet Suit and Superfriends fans as the voices of Flash, Hawkman and Samurai. Mr. Angel will be taking part in Q&A panels and autograph sessions with the attendees of the world’s largest fan-run Transformers convention.
2013 sees the return of the TFcon art and customs contest. Entries may be submitted from 9 am until 12 pm the Saturday of the convention. After 12 pm all art pieces will be judged by the TFcon Judges. The winner will be announced at a time on the event schedule.
2D entries can be anything from a painting, black and white drawing, color drawing, computer render print out, basically anything that’s on a flat piece of paper qualifies for this category. It is preferred that any 2D entry be mounted, framed or in a protective covering. 3D entries can be anything from a diorama, kitbash/custom, toy repaint or statue.
2D entries will be judged on originality, perspective, creativity, lighting/shadows, application of color/tones, detail, realism/suspension of disbelief and the judges overall impression. 3D entries will be judged on detail, originality, use of color, proportions, realism, use of materials, innovativeness, neatness and the judges overall impression.
The 3D art contest prizes will be custom made trophies from TFcon. These prizes will only be offered to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place entries so be prepared to come ready to compete!
TFcon 2013 preregistration opens May 1st at 9am and will run until July 15th at 11:55pm. This is the only way to reserve the 2013 exclusives ROSWELL and VAN GUARDIAN and to sign up for the FRIDAY and SUNDAY customizing classes (limited to 45 people each day).
TFcon 2013 admission includes the following:
-Entrance to Canada’s Largest Dealer Room for Transformers merchandise
-All access pass to all TFcon panels and events
-Free autographs from all TFcon 2013 guests
-Entrance into the hourly door prizes