Tricia Helfer

Tricia Helfer

Tricia is best known as the face of the critically acclaimed series Battlestar Galactica written in her Leo Awards winning lead performance as the humanoid, Cylon ‘Number Six’. she has been seen in recurring roles on Lucifer and Powers as well as appearances on Con ManRick and MortyRobot ChickenKey & PeeleThe Librarians and many more!
Michael Biehn

Michael Biehn

Kyle Reese from the The Terminator, Hicks from #Aliens, Coffey from The Abyss, and Johnny Ringo from TombstoneIn the 2000s, Biehn took acting roles ranging from big budget films such as The Art of War and Clockstoppers, to video games like Command & Conquer: Tiberian Sun.
Nichelle Nichols

Nichelle Nichols

Nichelle Nichols began her professional career at the age of 14. When Nichelle was cast by Gene Roddenberry to create Lt. Uhura in his legendary TV series Star Trek – in the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – “The first non-stereotypical role portrayed by a black woman in television history.” Today, Nichelle continues to travel to fan conventions, collaborate on new film projects, and support the charitable causes near and dear to her heart. Nichelle recently flew into the stratosphere on NASA SOFIA to raise awareness for the Planetary Society and the Technology Access Foundation.
Jennifer Blanc-Biehn

Jennifer Blanc-Biehn

Broadway’s Brighton Beach Memoirs, Hull High for Disney and NBC, THE MOMMIES for NBC and Paramount. FRIENDS TILL THE END, THE COOL AND THE CRAZY, Dark AngelCSI , Grace Under Fire and It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.
Ming Chen

Ming Chen

Ming Chen is the technical expert at Jay and Silent Bob’s Secret Stash. Chen has a prominent presence on AMC’s reality television show Comic Book Men and co-hosts the podcast I Sell Comics with Michael Zapcic. Chen has roles in the films Burn in Hell and Shooting Clerks.
Mark Meer

Mark Meer

Mark is best known for his work on the Mass Effect franchise, voicing the male version of the player character Commander Shepard, the entire Vorcha species, Blasto the Hannar Spectre, the Biotic God Niftu Cal, and many more. Mark is a writer and performer on CBC Radio’s national sketch comedy program CBC’s The Irrelevant ShowAPTN’s Caution: May Contain Nuts, and Super ChannelTiny Plastic Men . 

Creators

 Hillywood Show

Hillywood Show

Sister duo, Hilly Hindi & Hannah Hindi. Each production features song and dance parodies of blockbuster films such as The Lord of the Rings TrilogySuicide Squad, and Harry Potter along with popular TV shows such as CW’s Supernatural , Netflix‘s Stranger Things, BBC’s Doctor Who and Sherlock!
www.YouTube.com/Hillywood

ALB

ALB

ANNOUNCING ALB has joined our list of guests for #northernfancon2018! ALB is a Toronto-based illustrator and digital content creator for CBC and YouTube. Through her ever growing platform she explores lifestyle, fashion, pop culture, and creates unique meditative sleep aids. She likes cats, pastel 80’s toys, horror comics and mango juice. With hundreds of thousands of followers on Youtube, we are particularly excited to attend her workshop on Youtube content creation and we hear she has an EPIC cosplay planned with Karli Woods… Stay tuned for details!

Artists

Ryan Benjamin

Ryan Benjamin

Ryan is a professional comic book artist/illustrator/3D artist, with 21+ years in comic books and video games for a companies which include MarvelDC ComicsImage Comics,Dark Horse ComicsWarner Bros. EntertainmentDisney Sony Entertainment Television, Sony Online and more.
Matt ``BATT`` Banning

Matt ``BATT`` Banning

 The New York Times best selling comic book Inker/Artist had a meteoric rise at Top Cow Productions, Inc., most notably as the inker of The Darkness (comics) and co-creator of Ascension; Including many exciting runs such as New Avengers, Thor, Superman/Batman, X-men Second Coming, Batman The Return, Justice League, Action Comics, Wonder Woman, Metamorpho, Conan.

Andy Poon

Andy Poon

Andy is a Vancouver based art director, concept artist and visual development consultant. He is currently working as costume concept illustrations for Arrow , The Flash and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow as well as doing visual development at one of the largest animation studios in Vancouver, British Columbia. Never a moment goes by in which Andy is not imagining,drawing and creating. 

Jeremy Simser

Jeremy Simser

Jeremy is an illustrator and storyboard artist whose credits include The FlashSupergirlDC’s Legends of Tomorrow, the new Minority Report series for FOXHeroes Reborn,CopperJumper MovieThe Time Traveller’s Wife, The Rocker, WonderfallsCovert AffairsWarehouse 13 SyfyResident Evil 2Silent Hill 2DeadpoolMovie 2 and Game of Thrones. His commercial work includes clients such as Kellogg’sMcDonald’s CanadaWalmart Canadaand Molson Canadian. On air, you can find Jeremy on his podcast “Ace the Cloak”. In his spare time he plays Roller Derby for the Vancouver Murder.
Jim Mahfood

Jim Mahfood

Highlights of Jim/Food One’s career include include: illustrating director Kevin Smith’s Clerks comics, handling the art chores on the entire ad campaign for Colt 45 malt liquor in 2007-08, painting the murals on Comedy Central TV’s Sarah Silverman show, illustrating the Kickpuncher comic book that was included in the Season 1 DVD of NBC’s hit show Community, illustrating and art-directing reggae legend Ziggy Marley’s Marijuana Man project, providing custom car art for Nissan’s new “Juke” Artist Series, illustrating custom bottles forBed Head by TIGI hair products, developing the animated show Disco Destroyer (with Scott Mosierand Joe Casey) for Titmouse and MTV’s Liquid Television, and providing all the art on the new Tank Girl series: Everybody Loves Tank Girl

Dave Crosland

Dave Crosland

Dave is an illustrator/storyteller whose long list of credits include Ego Rehab, Invader Zim, Everybody’s Dead, Hack/Slash, Scarface: Scarred for Life from IDW Publishing, album art for Gym Class Heroes, the Yo Gabba Gabba comic, work for Mad MagazineMTVSPIN and countless others. Stay tuned for a very special live evening event featuring Crosland that will be a wicked new addition to Northern FanCon!
Johnni Kok

Johnni Kok

Well known for his Disney inspired “Kill Team Princesses” series, Johnni’s talent has appeared on NerdistBuzzFeedUnreality and many others. He is a long time favorite of Northern FanCon and we are absolutely thrilled for his return! See more at http://johnni-kok.tumblr.com/

Chris Dias

Chris Dias

ANNOUNCING Chris Dias aka Dias Ex Machina is returning to the Artist Alley for #northernfancon2018! Along with gaining local recognition for his “Prince Gastronome” restaurant blog, Chris Dias has worked in script writing, novels, and game design. The latter includes “ Ultramodern5”, one of the most successful supplements for the current edition of Dungeons & Dragons. His fantasy setting, Amethyst: Foundations, originally also created for D&D, is expanding to a second novel this year. Chris is a local favorite and an alumni of College of New Caledonia to boot!

Cosplayers

Karli Woods

Karli Woods

Karli Woods – One of the brightest lights of Canadian cosplay, Karli is also a content creator, host of Geekin Gorgeous onYouTube and Twitch partner.

Ivy Doomkitty

Ivy Doomkitty

Ivy Doomkitty is an Internationally recognized Cosplayer, Artist, Gamer, and Published Model, based in Los Angeles. Ivy has been an avid fan of comics and gaming since childhood, and has been attending conventions for over 13 years. She is fascinated with the creativity of it as well as being able to show her love of her favourite characters through this medium.

501st Legion

501st Legion

501st Legion (Outer Rim Garrison) –  The 501st Legion is an all-volunteer organization formed for the express purpose of bringing together costume enthusiasts under a collective identity within which to operate. The Legion seeks to promote interest in Star Wars through the building and wearing of quality costumes, and to facilitate the use of these costumes for Star Wars-related events as well as contributions to the local community through costumed charity and volunteer work.
Lane Monteith - Alphanerd Cosplay

Lane Monteith - Alphanerd Cosplay

Lane Monteith – AlphaNerd Cosplay ‘s eye for detail and style have seen him win Best in Show at Kumoricon in Vancouver, Washington in 2011, Best Group at Tsukino-Con in Victoria in 2012, Best Journeyman at Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo in 2015 and first place in the Master class of the Northern FanCon 2016 cosplay contest! His skill and craftmanship have made him a fan favorite on the con circuit. Having Lane’s knowledge of cosplay contests from a competitor point of view has proven invaluable to our convention. On top of being one of our cosplay guests for this year, Lane has also assumed the role of Cosplay Contest manager to make sure the contest runs smoothly. 

Benny G Cosplay

Benny G Cosplay

Benny’s skill in costume building has earned him recognition from many top creators in the industry from all across North America and has even been front page coverage from sources like The Calgary Sun and the Prince George Citizen. Specializing in original designs, his cosplays have seen him garner top tier awards at conventions like Emerald City Comic Conand Prince George’s own Northern FanCon where he won 2017 Masters division. Ben has promised to debut a new original concept cosplay at fancon this year that he describes as “BIG and AWESOME”!

Special Events

Battlestar Galacticast LIVE!

Battlestar Galacticast LIVE!

Friday May 11/2018 at 7:30pm in CN Centre

On the Battlestar Galacticast, BSG star Tricia Helfer and TV writer/journalistMarc Bernardin do an episode-by-episode rewatch of Battlestar Galactica in its entirety, diving deep into the themes of the award-winning sci-fi classic and revealing behind the scenes details that only a true BSG insider like Ms. Helfer would know. In addition, the podcast will welcome members of BSG’s cast and crew into the airlock to share their memories of making the groundbreaking series. This episode of the show represents the first time it has ever been hosted for a live audience PLUS Helfer and Bernardin will be welcoming none other than Colonel Saul Tigh himself, Mr. Michael Hogan as special guest!

Battlestar Galacticast will be hosted on the CN Centre mainstage on Friday May 11/13 at 7:30pm. Admission is FREE with any Friday or 3 Day pass. #battlestargalacticast

Fatman on Batman LIVE!

Fatman on Batman LIVE!

Saturday May 12/2018 at 7:30pm in CN Centre

Marc Bernardin and Kevin Smith talk about all the news in movie make believe, terrific TV and anything that squeaks in Geek! Click here for tickets

Please note: Fatman on Batman is a separate ticketed event and is not included with single day or general day passes to Northern FanCon. Each VIP ticket to Northern FanCon includes one floor seat to the Fatman on Batman show!

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