2018 PROGRAM & SCHEDULE 

Show Hours

Friday May 11: 4pm-9pm (VIP early entry 3pm-4pm)
Saturday May 12: 10am-7pm
Sunday May 13: 10am-4pm

 

NORTHERN FANCON PROGRAMMING SCHEDULE

All panels are 45 minutes long unless otherwise noted. Panels and content are always subject to change, so we encourage you to check the on-site schedules posted outside the panel rooms to confirm final times.

 

FRIDAY MAY 11/2018

3:00pm – Early Entry for VIP’s

4:00pm – Doors open to General ticket holders

 

4:30pm
Cosplay Panel (Mainstage – CN Centre)
featuring Ivy Doomkitty, Karli Woods, Alphanerd Cosplay, Benny G Cosplay

 

5:15pm
Creative Corner Workshop – From Kitchen to Screen (Kin 1 workshop space)
featuring Bob Blumer (Glutton for Punishment, Surreal Gourmet, World’s Weirdest Restaurants)

 

6:00pm
Interview plus Q & A with Michael Biehn (Mainstage – CN Centre)

 

6:45pm
Creative Corner Workshop – From Concept to Screen (Kin 1 workshop space)
featuring Tina Teoli (Make-up Artist – Flash, The Good Doctor, Freddy vs. Jason)

 

7:30pm
Battlestar Galacticast – Live Podcast (Mainstage – CN Centre)
featuring Tricia Helfer, Michael Hogan & Marc Berardin

 

8:15pm
Creative Corner Workshop – Making a Scene (Kin 1 workshop space)
featuring Paul Donnett (Men 4 Rent, Reinventing Leonard, Shaka Zulu)

 

 9:00pm
FanCon closes for the day 

 

9:00pm (Shooter’s Pub across the street from Northern FanCon)
LIVE ART JAM featuring Jim Mahfood & Dave Crosland with DJ’s Revise and Mykro Douglas
$10 cover charge For info, click here

 

 

SATURDAY MAY 12/2018

10:00am
Doors open

 

11:00am
Creative Corner Panel – Women in Film (Mainstage – CN Centre)
featuring Gigi Edgley, Jenn Lewis, Allisa Swanson, Tina Teoli, Kim Feragen

 

12:00pm
Cosplay Prejudging (Upper Concourse left)
Click here to register your costume

 

12:15pm
Creative Corner – Generating content for Youtube (Kin 1 workshop space)
featuring ALB (illustrator and digital content creator for CBC and YouTube)

 

1:00pm
Mass Effect panel – Shepard & Bailey ((Mainstage – CN Centre)
featuring Mark Meer & Michael Hogan

 

1:45pm
Creative Corner Workshop – How to Make a film the Judges will Love (Kin 1 workshop space)
featuring Paul Donnett (screenwriter and judge for the Leo Awards, BC Student Film Festival and ZoomFest)

 

2:30pm
Interview plus Q & A with Sean Astin (Mainstage – CN Centre)

 

3:30pm
Creative Corner Workshop –
Costumes: Inception to Screen (Kin 1 workshop space)
featuring Allisa Swanson (The 100, Once Upon a Time)

 

4:00pm
Creative Corner Panel 2: Producers Roundtable (Mainstage – CN Centre)
Gigi Edgley (Hashtag) , Bob Blumer (Glutton for Punishment, World’s Weirdest Restaurants, James Douglas (The Doctor’s Case)

 

4:45pm
Creative Corner Workshop –
From Storyboards to Screen: Building the Game of Thrones Loot Train Sequence (Kin 1 workshop space)
featuring Jeremy Simser (Game of Thrones, Deadpool, Supergirl)

 

5:30pm
Cosplay Contest (Mainstage – CN Centre)

 

7:00pm
FanCon closes for the day

 

7:30pm
Fatman on Batman Live with Marc Bernardin and Kevin Smith
Click here for tickets

 

 9:00pm (Shooter’s Pub across the street from Northern FanCon)
Live Glam Metal show with band Sunset Strip
$10 cover charge

 

 

SUNDAY MAY 13/2018

10:00am
Doors open

11:00am
One on One with Tricia Helfer (Mainstage – CN Centre)

 

11:45am
Creative Corner Workshop –
A Case for Sound: a study of sound in the Doctor’s Case ( (Kin 1 workshop space) featuring Jenn Lewis (The Doctor’s Case, Need for Speed – videogame, James Bond 007 series – videogame, Warhammer 40,000 – videogame series)

 

12:00pm
Princess & Heroes Parade (Kin 1 atrium to Mainstage – CN Centre)

 

1:00pm
Interview plus Q & A with Nichelle Nichols (Mainstage – CN Centre)

 

2:00pm
Interview plus Q & A with Ming Chen (Mainstage – CN Centre)

 

2:00pm
Creative Corner Workshop –
Getting Into The Writers Room ( (Kin 1 workshop space)
featuring Marc Bernardin (Alphas, Castle Rock, Genius Cartel)

 

3:15pm
SchoolCreative Student Film Awards (Mainstage – CN Centre)

 

 4:00pm
Northern FanCon 2018 closes

 

6:00pm – Late (Black Clover)
Official Northern FanCon wrap party. Live music featuring Jer Breaks & Mykro Douglas

 

 

 GUEST APPEARANCE DATES

GUEST

May.11

May.12

May.13

Sean Astin

NO

YES

YES

Nichelle Nichols

YES

YES

YES

Michael Biehn

YES

YES

YES

Jennifer Blanc-Biehn

YES

YES

YES

Ming Chen

YES

YES

YES

Mark Meer

YES

YES

NO

Michael Hogan

YES

YES

YES

Hillywood Show – Hilly & Hannah Hindi – CANCELLED

NO

NO

NO

Tricia Helfer

YES

YES

YES

Karli Woods

YES

YES

YES

ALB

YES

YES

YES

Ivy Doomkitty

YES

YES

YES

*schedule subject to change

BATTLESTAR GALACTICAST LIVE!

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

On the Battlestar Galacticast, BSG star Tricia Helfer and TV writer/journalist Marc 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. Click here for tickets   #battlestargalacticast

NORTHERN FANCON 2018 COSPLAY CONTEST!

Saturday May 12/2018 at 5:30pm in CN Centre

Our annual cosplay contest returns with level categories Masters, Novice, Journeyman and Kids. Winner of the Masters class will receive tickets for two to the convention of your choice* plus airfare and accommodations thanks to a generous sponsorship from Uniglobe Sunburst Travel Judges on hand will include past winners Benny G Cosplay and Alphanerd Cosplay plus star cosplayers Ivy Doomkitty, Karli Woods and Leo award winning costume designer Allisa Swanson (the 100, Once Upon a Time)

Admission is FREE with any Saturday or 3 Day pass Click here for tickets 

Registration to compete is FREE with any Saturday or 3 day pass Click here for tickets
Prejudging for contestants is at noon Saturday May 12.  For full details, see http://fancon.ca/cosplay-rules/

*based on upon availability, in continental US or Canada

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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