TFcon is happy to welcome back Transformers toy designer and artist Marvin Mariano to the 2017 convention in Toronto. Marvin’s involvement with the Transformers franchise includes Transformers: Rescue Bots (2013-2014), Star Wars Crossovers (2007–2010), the Transformers Movie (2007), as well as concept work for Armada (2001-2002) and Beast Machines/Beast Wars (1999) including the design of Obsidian, Transtech/Armada Optimus, Megatron, Cheetor, Blackarachnia, Shockwave, and Starscream. Marvin will be setup in the TFcon artist alley all weekend.
Toronto, ON. TFcon is pleased to announce that its 2017 show program will be presented by The Chosen Prime. As the ‘Platinum, Title and Presenting Sponsor’ for TFcon, The Chosen Prime will receive a myriad of branding, benefits and rights including an oversized activation space on the main exhibitor floor inside the Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale Hotel and Convention Centre along with contest programming during multiple events, hospitality and enhanced VIP access to celebrities, other guests and programs plus the ability to renew its package for 2018.
“The Chosen Prime is ecstatic to support TFcon as its presenting sponsor,” says Founder, Owner and Operator, Brandon Weik. “For us, it is a natural fit and extension of our own business and brand, which caters to Transformers fans and collectors worldwide…we couldn’t be happier!”
Recently, TFcon announced that voice actor Scott McNeil will be presented by The Chosen Prime and that autographs and photographs will be complimentary for all tickets holders as a result. Known to fans as the voices of Waspinator, Dinobot, Rattrap, and Silverbolt in Beast Wars, McNeil is a welcome addition and highly desired guest amongst fans to this year’s show. Furthermore, Michael Bell; the voice of Generation 1 Prowl, Sideswipe and Swoop will also be presented by The Chosen Prime. Both McNeil and Bell will be taking part in Q&A panels and autograph sessions throughout the show all weekend long.
Providing collectors around the world with products they desire while defining a new standard in quality and service, The Chosen Prime is a leading collectable dealer specializing in transforming action figures from Takara, Hasbro and third party creators. For more information, please visit www.thechosenprime.com
“We are thrilled to partner with The Chosen Prime,” says General Manager Colin Douglas. “Their excitement and interest in supporting the show over the years and going forward will help us drive an exceptional program for fans in 2017.”
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About TFcon: As the world’s largest fan-run Transformers convention, TFcon is an all-ages event, featuring collectables, exclusives and popular guest celebrities and voice actors who contributed to generations of fandom, lore and mythos belonging to the Transformers universe. The colossal event will take place inside Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale Hotel and Convention Centre (6750 Mississauga Rd.), July 14-16, 2017. For more information, please visit: www.tfcon.ca
We are happy to reveal the 2017 show exclusive Ocularmax PS-06R Terraegis Rally which will be available to attendees at the Ages Three and Up booth at this year’s Toronto show.
Inspired by the Paris Dakar Rally, this version of the Ocularmax Terraegis is based on the work of Bo2country who also designed last years Stealth Sphinx. This figure features a clean version of the custom rally Terraegis with a more accurately modified design and will be extremely limited in production numbers.
TFcon is pleased to welcome back Matt Moylan to the convention this year. He is best known to Transformers fans as the man behind LilFormers and a former editor and post production manager for Dreamwave Productions. You can meet him in the TFcon Toronto 2017 artist alley all weekend long.
Check out the TFcon 2017 T-Shirt that will be available in Toronto this year. Preorders are already online. If you have already registered for the convention, you can add this to your existing order via the TFcon on-line registration system.
For every donation to the TFcon Toronto 2017 charity auction this year (co-hosted by Scott McNeil) in support of Make A Wish Canada you will receive a ticket to our draw for a Masterpiece Megatron! You can enter even if you can’t attend the convention, we have shipping addresses in both the United States and Canada you can send donations to. Please email email@example.com for shipping details. Those of you attending the convention can drop off your items in the Panel Room after you register on Friday. Get rid of extra Transformers in your collection and support a fantastic cause at the same time! The charity auction is free for anyone to attend on Friday, July 14th.
TFcon Toronto 2017 sponsors Ages Three and Up and Mastermind Creations are proud to present the 2017 Custom Paint Class With special guest Azim Venksta – a Canadian artist and designer out of Vancouver. The creator behind Renderform Customs, Azim creates unique pieces to upgrade and radically enhance every Transformer he works on.
This years custom class figure is supplied by Mastermind Creations and will come with exclusive parts designed and created by Renderform Customs for this one of a kind customizing experience. The class will be instructed by the very talented Canadian customizer and artist Duncan Kemp and all supplies you will need to paint and customize will be provided by Ages Three and Up.
Tickets for this class are now on sale: http://www.tfcon.ca/tickets
We are happy to welcome back IDW Publishing colorist Josh Perez to TFcon Toronto 2017. Transformers fans will recognize his work from the pages of IDW Publishing’s Transformers Robots in Disguise and More Than Meets The Eye books as well as the upcoming Transformers vs ROM. He will be in attendance all weekend and offering prints and commissions to the attendees.
Thanks to TFcon sponsor The Chosen Prime we are very pleased to welcome back Transformers voice actor Scott McNeil to TFcon Toronto 2017. Known to fans as the voices of Waspinator, Dinobot, Rattrap, and Silverbolt in Beast Wars, Mr. McNeil will be taking part in Q&A panels and autograph sessions with the attendees of the world’s largest fan-run Transformers convention. Additionally Scott has graciously agreed to help co-host this years charity auction.
Special note: Thanks to the sponsorship of The Chosen Prime all autographs and photos will be complimentary for this guest to all TFcon ticket holders.
TFcon is pleased to announce that Transformers comic book creator Nick Roche will be attending TFcon Toronto 2017. Nick is well known to fans for his work writing and creating the art for Last Stand of the Wreckers, Sins of the Wreckers, More Than Meets the Eye and various IDW one-shot issues. He will be selling prints and offering commissions to attendees all weekend long.