Star-Gazing with Robert Picardo!
Bob is recognized around the globe for his curmudgeonly Holographic Doctor on seven seasons of Star Trek: Voyager. He has guest starred on many popular TV series and starred as Commander Woolsey on Stargate Atlantis, as well as over 2 dozen films including the 2016 Coen Brothers comedy, hail Caesar. Bob has served for more than 15 years on the board of the Planetary Society, a space advocacy non profit founded by Carl Sagan. Bob believes that Science Fiction dreams the dream and helps pave the way for real science and exploration to fulfill that dream. If you really love science fiction, you love exploration and you belong in the Planetary Society!" Check out his profile here!
Dammit Jim, He's an actor not a doctor!
Chuck Huber has been in front of the camera and behind the mic for over 20 years! From Dragon Ball Z's Android 17 to Full Metal Alchemist's Shou Tucker to Dr. Leonard "Bones" McCoy in the wildly popular web series, Star Trek Continues, Huber has carved out a career that most voice actors would envy! Check out his page here!
The Fans' Dark Knight!
While Kevin Porter is a versatile, hard-working Hollywood actor, he is most known to fandom as YouTube's definitive Batman. Which such amazing short films as City of Scars and Seeds of Arkham, he is a key feature of the fan favourite, Super Power Beat Down! Take a look at his page here!
Write Like your Game is Depending on it!
Ann Lemay is an acclaimed star in the video game world with an impressive resume that includes Mass Effect 3, Mass Effect Andromeda and Dragon Age: Inquisition. Ann is involved in many aspects of game design and is a powerful force for diversity and inclusion in gaming. Check out her profile here!
Mme. Saffron's Airship has Arrived!
Jayne Barnard's writing runs the gamut from Clockwork to Crime, and she wins awards in every genre she puts her pen to. If you're a fan of Steampunk, Murder, Mystery or Crime, or if you're a writer looking for tips on how to make it big in Canada, make sure you meet Jayne this weekend! Check out her profile here!
Get your Armour ON!
MNC Props has won award after award for his amazing armoured cosplay. He is sought after for con workshops on the painstaking techniques that go into making his armour so perfect. He will be bringing several of his best costumes to ThunderCon 2017 and will be sharing his expertise on panels
and in workshops. Check out his FB page here!
Jamie Young and his Fantastic Foamtastic Creations will be joining once again with with props from some of your favourite fandoms! This year, we've asked him to run several foam-making demos and workshops and as always, the interactive experiences with BB8 and others will leave you breathless! Check out his website here!
Double the Musical Wow!
In just a few years, Ottawa's Double Experience have logged 500 performances across 16 countries and have obtained international radio, festivals (BBC Introducing) and media (Global TV) support alike, with no additional power-ups provided by agencies or labels. Their recent album, “Unsaved Progress”, reached #6 on the National Loud Chart, spawning the viral anthem for the video game Destiny in the process. LINK