TFcon is proud to announce pop culture icon Frank Welker, best known to Transformers fans as the original voice of Megatron will be a guest at this years convention in Toronto. Mr. Welker will be appearing Saturday July 16th, with tickets available in the near future.
In the 1980s, Welker voiced many recurring characters in the original Transformers animated series. He voiced several Decepticons, including the leader Megatron, Soundwave, Skywarp, Mixmaster, Laserbeak, Buzzsaw, Rumble, Frenzy, Ravage and Ratbat, as well as Autobots Mirage, Trailbreaker, Chromedome and Sludge. With the release of The Transformers: The Movie (1986), he took on the role of the Autobot Wheelie and afterwards, took over the role of Galvatron.
In Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009), he reprised the roles of Soundwave and Ravage, and also provided the voices for Grindor, Devastator and Reedman.
Welker also reprised the roles of Megatron and Soundwave in the series Transformers: Prime and the video game Transformers: Devastation.
He voiced Shockwave, Barricade, and Soundwave in the film Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011), and reprised his role as Galvatron in Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014), adding to his already large list of roles within the Transformers franchise.
Dealer registration is now available for TFcon Toronto 2016. For those of you that were looking to sell at the world’s largest fan-run Transformers convention now is the time to book, you can contact us now to reserve your space. Dealers from last year have automatically been sent the on-line registration information.
Registration for attendees will be available in the very near future.
TFcon is proud to announce that Ian James Corlett will be a guest at the 2016 convention in Toronto. Known to Transformers fans as the voice of Cheetor in Beast Wars and Beast Machines as well as the Maximal Computer, Sentinel, and Sea Clamp. Mr. Corlett will be appearing all weekend meeting with attendees.
TFcon Toronto 2016 will take place at the Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale, 6750 Mississauga Road, Mississauga, Ontario, L5N 2L3, Canada.
Online booking for the TFcon Toronto 2016 hotel block is now online. You can also call the hotel reservation department direct at 1 800 445 8667 and quote – TFCON6. If booking by phone, please ask for the TFcon rate to receive the discounted pricing of $109 per room.
The group rate is good for July 10th to July 22nd. No deposit is required to reserve your room now. You have until the day before your reservation to cancel your room if you can’t make the convention.
Save the dates! TFcon Toronto – The world’s largest fan-run Transformers convention will take place July 15th to 17th, 2016. TFcon Toronto will return to the Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale hotel. Discounted hotel block information and dealer bookings will be available in the near future. We hope you can join us for what is going to be another amazing event.
TFcon is very proud to announce that our 2015 charity auction was able to raise $10417.40 for Make-A-Wish® Canada. We are very proud of everyone in our community that contributed to make this amazing feat happen.
Make-A-Wish® Canada creates magical moments for children between the ages of 3 and 17, living with life threatening medical conditions, through granting a child’s one true wish. Make-A-Wish® strives to create hope, strength and joy by giving a child a much needed respite from being sick, allowing them to experience the wholesome enjoyment of just being a “kid” again.
Because the entire family experiences the diagnoses, treatment and day-to-day challenges of caring for a child with an illness, the entire family is included in the wish experience. Make-A-Wish® likes to make sure their families do not have to lift a finger or spend a dime. So if you think of the cost of sending a family of 4 to Disney for a week from the car that picks them up to park activities, souvenirs as well as food and medical insurance the average cost of a wish is $10,000. So that means, because of the TFcon Toronto 2015 charity auction a child will have their wish come true!
We are happy to welcome back IDW Publishing colorist Josh Perez to TFcon Toronto 2015. Transformers fans will recognize his work from the pages of IDW’s, Transformers: Robots in Disguise and More Than Meets The Eye books. He will be in attendance all weekend and offering prints and commissions to the attendees.
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 2015 artist alley all weekend long.
While we know almost everyone would like a chance to ask Mr. Cullen a question during his panel, we have a limited time frame to deal with. As such TFcon will be taking question submissions for the Peter Cullen Q&A until Wednesday July 15th. Please email your questions to email@example.com with the subject Peter Cullen Q&A along with your full name. If your question is chosen you will have the opportunity to ask your question live to Mr. Cullen during his panel.
TFcon is proud to announce that Richard Newman will be a guest at this years convention in Toronto. Known to Transformers fans as the voice of Rhinox in Beast Wars, Tankor in Beast Machines and Vector Prime in Transformers Cybertron. Mr. Newman will be appearing all weekend meeting with attendees.
The TFcon Toronto 2015 tentative event schedule has been posted online. While some changes may still occur this will give you an idea as to how you can plan your weekend. Check out the list of programming by following the following link: Event Schedule for TFcon Toronto 2015.
TFsource has revealed the first TFcon Toronto 2015 exclusive figure – a redeco of the Evila Star Figure in a purple cartoon deco. You can preorder this figure which is limited to 350 pieces at the following link: TFcon Toronto – TFsource Exclusive TW06B – Purple Evila Star Figure LE350
TFcon is happy to welcome back Transformers toy designer and artist Marvin Mariano to the 2015 convention. Marvin’s involvement with the Transformers franchise includes Transformers: Rescue Bots (2013-2014), Star Wars Crossovers (2007 – 2010), as well as concept work for Armada (2001-2002) and Beast Machines/Beast Wars (1999) including the design of Obsidian. Marvin will be setup in the TFcon artist alley all weekend.
TFcon is proud to announce that Michael McConnohie, will be a guest at this years convention in Toronto. Known to Transformers fans as the voice of both Tracks and Cosmos in Generation 1, he was also director and writer for the 2001 TV series Robots in Disguise. Mr. McConnohie will be appearing all weekend meeting with attendees.
Check out our officially licensed TFcon 2015 T-shirt that will be available in both Toronto and Charlotte this year. Preorders are already online. If you have already registered for the convention, you can easily add this to your existing order via our on-line registration system.
Due to the overwhelming popularity the past 4 years, TFcon will host the fifth annual 3rd Party Product Panel at TFcon Toronto 2015. 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 then online around the world.
TFcon is very pleased to welcome back Alex Milne to the TFcon Toronto guest list this year.
Alex is the primary artist for IDW’s fan favorite Transformers: More than Meets the Eye comic book. He will be attending both days and offering prints and commissions to attendees all weekend long.
Due to the overwhelming demand, Mr. Cullen has graciously agreed to do a 3rd autograph session at TFcon Toronto on Sunday July 19th before he flies home. We will be opening up tickets for this VIP session this Tuesday at 12 EST.
We are very pleased to welcome back James Roberts the writer of the fan favorite comic book series Transformers More Than Meets The Eye to TFcon Toronto 2015. Mr. Roberts will be taking part in Q&A panels and autograph sessions with the attendees of the world’s largest fan-run Transformers convention.
We are pleased to announce that Transformers comic book artist James Raiz will be a guest at TFcon Toronto 2015. James is known to fans for his work as the initial penciller on Dreamwave’s Transformers Armada, as well a cover artist for IDW’s Transformers: Reign of Starscream, Beast Wars, Transformers: Infiltration, various Spotlights and most recently penciled Transformers: More than Meets the Eye #22 – Dark Cybertron. He will be selling prints and offering commissions to attendees all weekend long.