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CANNIBAL! THE MUSICAL

Co-Creator and Director, Christopher Bond, of Evil Dead the Musical fame, along with Co-Creator Trevor Martin, will be joined by some very special guests from the cast for a Q&A session, where you can satiate all your Cannibal thirsts! You will even hear an exclusive performance from the production!  Plus you will have the opportunity to walk away with a limited edition Cannibal! The Musical t-shirt and "sink your teeth" into some tasty, sweet body parts! Friday, Aug 29 from 4-5pm in Room 701B.

BEYOND THE BRICK: A LEGO® BRICKUMENTARY – PREMIERE SCREENING

Be some of the first in the world to see the film! BEYOND THE BRICK: A LEGO® BRICKUMENTARY, directed by Oscar winning Daniel Junge (SAVING FACE) and Oscar nominee Kief Davidson's (OPEN HEART) is the much buzzed about film that recently premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival where it was acquired by RADiUS, the boutique label of the Weinstein Company. Produced by Chris Brown, Brendan Kiernan and Justin Moore-Lewy and executive produced by Jim Packer, Anthony Romano and Jill Wilfert, the film delves into all things that surround the LEGO brick and the global phenomenon it has created.

AN EVENING WITH THE TWO CAPTAINS: WILLIAM SHATNER & PATRICK STEWART

Live on stage together for the first time in Canada! Two Star Trek Captains are back on the bridge for an exclusive evening of tales from the final frontier. Don’t miss this opportunity of a lifetime!

5PM Sunday, August 31st, Constitution Hall, Metro Toronto Convention Centre

A Special Ticket Event! CLICK HERE  to buy now!

CAST OF DOCTOR WHO SPECIAL EVENT – MATT, KAREN & ARTHUR TOGETHER!

Matt Smith is bringing some companions! Karen Gillan & Arthur Darvill are coming to Fan Expo Canada! We are happy to announce a Doctor Who Cast Special Event! August 30 @ 6pm – click here to purchase your tickets now! Please note these tickets do NOT include admission to Fan Expo Canada.

SPECIAL LEAGUE OF LEGENDS CATEGORY ADDED TO MASQUERADE

Calling all League of Legends fans and cosplayers! We've added a League of Legends category to our Cosplay Masquerade show. Get ready to show off your best Jinx and Draven to the crowd! See you in Constitution Hall at 8pm, Saturday, August 30th for the highlight event of Fan Expo weekend!

STAR WARS REBELS PREMIERE

Star Wars Rebels, set five years before the events of Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope, tells the story of the Rebellion’s beginnings while the Empire spreads tyranny through the galaxy. You will see it first at Fan Expo Canada at 2pm, Friday, August 29th in the John Bassett Theatre.

KIDS ZONE & FAMILY LOUNGE

Are you having the time of your life with all your kids in tow? Are you a little popped? Do you just need to sit down and take a breather? Here is a place to rest for all you great families! For parent(s) with kids under 12, the Kids Zone and Family Lounge is a quiet corner where you can just chill and get away from the crowds for a bit. Lots of activities for the kids including LEGO play stations, art and crafts tables, reading nook and TV cartoon theatre with content provided by Teletoon. Famous costumed visitors will be through the lounge regularly all weekend! Take a load off, and thanks for bringing the kids! *Note - this area is not a daycare service, all children must be with an adult at all times.

LEAGUE OF LEGENDS COSPITALITY LOUNGE

Be sure to stop by the League of Legends Cospitality Suite in Room 803, a lounge where all cosplayers can fix their costumes, get dressed, touch up, and chill out.

OFFICIAL FAN EXPO CANADA LIVE ROCK PARTY

Join us Saturday, August 30th @ 9pm for the Official Fan Expo Canada LIVE Rock Party, in the legendary Imperial Room at the Royal York Hotel! An awesome LIVE Rock Band, bar, dance floor and appearances by many of our celebrity guests! Feel like belting one out with the band? You can do that too! Come and rock out with your Spock out! $20 Tickets are very limited! Click here to buy now! 19+ only

MEET THE CAST OF LOST GIRL – SATURDAY ONLY!

The cast of the supernatural series Lost Girl spill exclusive behind-the-scenes details and offer a sneak peek of the upcoming fifth season. See and hear from stars Anna Silk, Kris Holden-Reid,  Rachel Skarsten and Paul Amos will participate in the panel. Saturday only!

MEET THE CAST OF THE HIT SERIES MURDOCH MYSTERIES – SATURDAY ONLY

Fan Expo Canada is excited to announce that cast members from the hit series Murdoch Mysteries will be participating in an autograph session from 11am to 1pm on Saturday in Room 104, followed by a panel and Q&A session in the John Bassett Theatre at 1:30 pm – including an exclusive preview of Season 8. Come meet Hélène Joy (Dr. Julia Ogden), Jonny Harris (Constable George Crabtree), Georgina Reilly (Dr. Emily Grace), Arwen Humphreys (Margaret Brackenreid), Lachlan Murdoch (Constable Henry Higgins) and Kristian Bruun (Constable Slugger Jackson), and learn secrets about the new season, premiering on CBC this fall.

TURTLE POWER: THE DEFINITIVE HISTORY OF THE TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES

The Definitive History of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - A Look Under the Shell. Following a screening of the new documentary film, Turtle Power: The Definitive History of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, writer/director Randall Lobb will lead a fascinating Q&A, taking fans behind-the-scenes and beneath the streets into the incredible 30-year journey and reveal the real origin story of four of pop culture's most enduring heroes as they defied every naysayer to become one of the most popular and beloved franchises in the world. Don't miss the screening, 5:45pm, Friday in Room 716!

MEET THE HOSTS OF INNERSPACE

Be sure to drop by the Space booth and meet InnerSpace hosts; Ajay Fry, Morgan Hoffman and Teddy Wilson! Photo-ops, Autograph signings and free giveaways every day of the event.

TELETOON PRESENTS: ADVENTURE TIME WITH JAKE THE DOG & PRINCESS BUBBLEGUM

JUST ADDED! Shmowzow! John DiMaggio, the voice of Jake the Dog, joins Hynden Walch , the voice of Princess Bubblegum, for the TELEOON Adventure Time screening and Q&A Saturday at 2pm.

An all new season of Adventure Time premieres Thursday, September 4 on TELETOON!

COSPLAY MASQUERADE

If you’ve never been to a masquerade or cosplay, THIS is the one to attend! This exciting event features creative fans showcasing their original costumes derived from the comic, sci-fi, horror, anime and fantasy worlds – all on stage for a chance to win bragging rights. From caped-crusaders to hot anime characters, be awed as a spectator or strut your stuff on stage. Master of Ceremonies, Gordon Rose, brings you the most popular event of the weekend and the largest show of its kind in Canada! For more details click here.

EXHIBITOR AREA

Experience the hottest new products and services - before anyone else sees them! Companies from all corners of the industry will be showcasing their upcoming projects and promos in the Exhibitor area and you get to be there for a sneak peek. You’ll also be sure to receive samples, goodies and chances to win prizes through their contests.

OVER 400,000 SQ FT OF SHOPPING MADNESS!

Over 900 retailers from all over join FAN EXPO CANADA™ to make your experience an unforgettable one!  Specializing in everything comics, anime, gaming, science fiction and/or horror, these retailers have what you need.  It is THE area to find just what you’re looking for – whether it’s a comic books from any era, original artwork, graphic novels, memorabilia, DVD’s, videos, games, toys or t-shirts – you will find it all here.

SMALL PRESS / INDY PAVILION

Located in the Artist Alley area, the Indy Press Pavilion brings a fine line up of independent comic book, zine and other related publishers. This Indy Market is just the place for you to meet the next up and coming talent in the comic world!

ARTIST ALLEY

Indie meets pro in this special area where you will find all of your favourite pencillers, inkers and writers.  This is a ”must experience area” for anyone interested in meeting the rising stars and the people who work the front lines of the industry! Here you’ll find it all – comics, graphic novels, limited edition prints and best of all, original art and sketches!

COSTUMES! COSTUMES! COSTUMES!

Fans dressing up in costumes, or cosplay as it is sometimes called, is a BIG part of Fan Expo weekend. Literally thousands of amazing costumes are available for your viewing pleasure throughout the weekend. Don't be shy; get your photo taken with all your favourite characters or come dressed up yourself. It's all good! View our props policy here: Props and Weapons Policy

PANELS/Q&As

They say knowledge is power. If you don’t know, all you have to do is ask…and you shall receive!  The pros will be here to answer all your questions about the industry and to talk about their latest projects. You never know what they might say!

AUTOGRAPH SESSIONS

A perfect opportunity to get that special something signed by your favourite celebrity! Be sure to check out the schedule so you don’t miss out! NOTE: Some guests may charge additional fees for an autograph.

CELEBRITY PHOTO SESSIONS

Don’t miss out on a chance of a lifetime to have your photo taken by a professional photographer with your favourite celebrity! This is the only way to get a beautiful 8x10 glossy photo of you with one of our guests in an intimate setting. Click here to see the schedule and purchase your photo op now!

THE 1966 TV BATMOBILE

The original Batmobile made it’s television debut on January 12, 1966. Now you can see a full-size, George Barris design replica of the TV Batmobile at Fan Expo. Even after 45 years, this design of the Batmobile is still the most iconic and popular cars in the world!

LEGO® BOOTH

LEGO® is excited to be attending this year’s Fan Expo Canada! Check out their booth for tons of giveaways and contests on all days! Check out their cool life-size models, and let your imagination soar with tables of LEGO® bricks to play with!

WORKSHOPS & SEMINARS

Listen in and participate in our numerous sessions! Soak it all in through seminars and workshops held by the pros of the industry. With the professionals leading the way, you’ll be sure to learn how they do it in the real world.

STAR WARS EVENTS BY THE 501ST LEGION

The 501st Legion is one of the greatest fan organizations in the world, and fortunately Fan Expo Canada is one of the biggest events of the year for them. If you love Star Wars, you'll have a busy weekend with Jedi School, Panels, Workshops and even a Star Wars themed Kids Hour every day. The Stormtroopers provide a spectacle for the eye every year with an elaborate booth, and all kinds of photo opportunities throughout the weekend.

TORONTO STEAMPUNK SOCIETY ACTIVITIES

From the group that promotes all things Steampunk locally, the Society has planned activities all weekend including; from an introduction to Steampunk for beginners, to advanced costume making ideas for the well aversed. You can also attend workshops on how to build gadgets and props, take part in the photo shoots or witness a "Tea Duel"; yes... a "Tea Duel"!

MEET AWARD WINNING AND BEST-SELLING AUTHORS

Meet International Award Winning and Best-Selling Authors. Activities for readers include book signings, Author readings, Panels and launches! This year our author guests include; Ed Greenwood, Lesley Livingston and Eve Silver to name a few.

MEET YOUR FAVOURITE ANIME VOICE ACTORS

The actors that provide the voices of your favourite Anime characters will be on hand to sign autographs, pose for photos and meet with their fans. They have developed a well-deserved reputation for being most amiable and enthusiastic!

FAN EXPO SPEED DATING

Back by popular demand, speed dating is returning to FAN EXPO CANADA™! Come and join in the fun and experience the thrill of meeting your potential soul mate, future spouse or maybe someone a little more casual! Mixed genre sessions all day Friday and Saturday! Free for attendees! Click here to sign up! This is a 19+ event.  Brought to you by

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MEET THE CAST MEMBERS OF MY LITTLE PONY

The popularity of "My Little Pony" is incredible and now you can meet some of the amazing talent from the show! Meet Tabitha St. Germain (Rarity) and Andrea Libman (Pinkie Pie) live in person at this year’s Fan Expo Canada! Find out what friendship can be!

SPECIAL EVENT: EXCLUSIVE LISTENING PARTY WITH JUNO AWARD WINNER LIGHTS!

You can be part of the World Premier Listening party for LIGHTS upcoming release: LITTLE MACHINES. Be among the first in the world to hear the entire album! This special package includes a download card for the LITTLE MACHINES album on first day of release, meet & greet with LIGHTS, in person autograph and photo op, exclusive lithograph and limited edition LIGHTS figurine! Limited to only 100 people per session. To purchase your package click here now!

THE SUPERHERO BALL in support of SickKids

Due to unforeseen circumstance, SickKids, Coast to Coast Against Cancer Foundation and Fan Expo are postponing the inaugural SuperHero Ball to Aug 28, 2015.

Purchased tickets will be refunded. Thank you for your support this year, we look forward to hosting you in 2015!

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