INTEGRATED MEDIA GROUP (IMG) TO ATTEND TFEXPO 2012 IN WICHITA, KANSAS
Sunday, April 1st, 2012 12:53am CDTCategories: Event News, Press Releases
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TFExpo is proud to announce our next guest for the 2012 show! Integrated Media Group (IMG) is a Wichita-based production facility that contributed visuals to the 2007 Transformers film, as well as Iron Man, Spider-Man 3 and many others. CEO Jason Opat will be on hand to deliver a Q&A session, and to discuss IMG’s contributions to these films. Don’t miss this chance to get an “inside” look at Transformers film history!
IMG joins previously announced guest Garry Chalk, best known to Transformers fans as the voice of Optimus Primal in Beast Wars and Beast Machines and Optimus Prime in Transformers: Armada, Energon, and Cybertron! Garry will be meeting fans and signing autographs throughout the day. Limit 1 autograph per guest.
Garry will also be attending our Saturday Night Pizza Party, hosted by Holiday Inn’s own Green Mill! But that’s not all—during the party, Garry will lead a voice cast of four lucky winners in a LIVE READING of a BRAND NEW fan-written script! Voice cast auditions will be held at the Expo, and script submissions are open NOW! Just contact us through the Facebook page or at TFExpoICT@yahoo.com to submit your script! See guidelines at www.tf-expo.com.
PLEASE NOTE: Pizza Party admission MUST be purchased ahead of time at www.tf-expo.com. Tickets will NOT be available at the show, and SEATING WILL BE LIMITED, so plan ahead!
TFExpo 2012 will be one to remember!
REGISTRATION IS OPEN NOW! Go to www.tf-expo.com to register today!
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ARTIST MATT FRANK TO ATTEND TFEXPO 2012!
TFExpo is proud to announce our latest guest for the 2012 show! Transformers Comic Artist Matt Frank will be attending the show in Wichita, Kansas on August 4th, 2012. Matt will be speaking with fans and signing autographs throughout the day.
Transformers fans are currently enjoying Matt’s work in the ongoing Transformers Collector’s Club comic “Flash Forward”. He has also contributed pencils to IDW’s Beast Wars Sourcebook and Transformers: Animated – Rise of Safeguard. But Matt is perhaps best known for his artwork in recent Godzilla comics, from Kingdom of Monsters to Gangsters and Goliaths, and many more.
Matt joins previously announced guests Garry Chalk (voice of Beast Wars Optimus Primal and Armada Optimus Prime) and Integrated Media Group, who contributed visuals to the 2007 Transformers film and many other Hollywood movies. Garry will be speaking with fans and signing autographs throughout the day (limit one per guest). IMG will be giving a presentation as well as a Q & A covering their involvement with the films.
TFExpo attendees will find a fully stocked Dealer’s Room, where they can purchase a wide variety of Transformers merchandise. And if you’re the type of fan that likes to wear your enthusiasm on the outside, TFExpo will be holding its very own Cosplay Contest! Just register with TFExpo staff when you arrive for your chance to win great prizes! Younger fans won’t be left out either, as TFExpo will also be hosting a Bot Shots Tournament.
Saturday evening, convention attendees can enjoy the TFExpo 2012 Saturday Night Pizza Party, featuring the reading of a fan-written script by Garry Chalk and a selection of lucky amateur voice actors! Script submissions can be e-mailed to TFExpoICT@yahoo.com. Auditions for voice actors will be held at the show during the day, please let TFExpo staff know when you enter the show if you are interested in auditioning.
Following the script reading, the evening will wind down with an event we call “Garry Chalk Unplugged.” Garry will be performing with his guitar, sending off TFExpo 2012 in style!
Register today at http://www.tf-expo.com! Registration includes admission for one to ALL TFExpo events, including the Saturday Night Pizza Party featuring Garry Chalk. Also included are a TFExpo souvenir T-shirt, early admission to the Garry Chalk autograph line, early admission to the Dealer’s Room, prime seating in the Panel Room and other “surprises”. PLEASE NOTE: THE DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION IS JULY 8TH, 2012. If you are not interested in the full registration and would like to purchase a t-shirt or admission to the Pizza Party separately, you may do so at the website as well, but these will also close on July 8th. Extra t-shirts MAY be sold at the show in VERY limited quantities, but admission to the Pizza Party will NOT be sold at the show, or any time after July 8th.
For more details, check out http://www.tf-expo.com, and don’t forget to like TFExpo on Facebook and follow us on Twitter!
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TF Expo wrote:Tickets to TFExpo 2012 are available at the door for $10 each. Children 4 and under are free! Your ticket includes admission to all TFExpo events during the day (minus the sold-out Pizza Party). Come enjoy a well-stocked dealer room, various panels, contests, door prizes, and meet our special guests! And each attendee will receive one free autograph from our Guest of Honor, Garry Chalk! Don’t miss out on all the fun, TFExpo 2012 will
be one to remember!
GARRY CHALK TO ATTEND TFEXPO 2012! TFExpo is proud to announce our first guest for the 2012 show! Legendary Transformers voice actor Garry Chalk, who performed the voice of Optimus Primal in Beast Wars / Beast Machines, and Optimus Prime
in Transformers Armada / Energon / Cybertron, will be attending our show in Wichita, Kansas on August 4, 2012! Garry will be meeting fans, signing autographs (limit 1 per guest) and participating in Q & A panels throughout the day! Go to http://www.tf-expo.com for more information!
A graduate of the University of Texas in Austin, Artist Matt Frank splits his time between drawing robots… and monsters! Matt gained popularity with his fan art series Godzilla Neo and has since made a name for himself penciling many Godzilla comics.
Matt entered the world of the Transformers by creating character illustrations for IDW’s Beast Wars Sourcebook. He then did interior pencils for Transformers: Animated – Rise of Safeguard. Currently, Matt’s artwork can be seen in the pages of the Transformers Collectors Club story, “Flash Forward”.
TFExpo is thrilled to welcome Matt Frank to Wichita for TFExpo 2012! Matt will be speaking with fans and signing autographs throughout the day. And he may just have something special up his sleeve for attendees of the show…
Dealer Room Schedule
8:00 Dealer Room Setup
9:00 Dealer Room Opens to Pre-Registrants
10:00 Dealer Room Opens to General Admission
5:00 Dealer Room Closes
Video Room Schedule
9:00 Generation 1 – “The Key to Vector Sigma”
10:00 Beast Wars – “The Agenda, Parts 1-3”
and “Optimal Situation”
12:00 Armada – “First Encounter”
12:30 Video Room Closes (temporarily)
1:00 Voice Actor Panel – Garry Chalk
2:00 Comic Artist Panel – Matt Frank
3:00 Video Room Closes (temporarily)
3:30 Masterforce – Episodes 44-46
5:00 Video Room Closes
Panel Room 1 (Woods Rooms)
9:00 Pre-Registrant Autographs with Garry Chalk
10:00 IMG Integrated Media Group – Transformers on Film
11:00 Richard Robbins – Transformers Rarities
12:00 Hannah Erdman and Erin Haynes – Potato Wars
12:30 Panel Room 1 Closes (temporarily)
1:00 Voice Actor Panel – Garry Chalk
2:00 Comic Artist Panel – Matt Frank
3:00 Panel Room 1 Closes (temporarily)
3:30 Quiz Show – Justin Rupert Hosts
4:30 Organizers Panel – Phil Searle and Stephen Brosius
5:00 Panel Room 1 Closes
Panel Room 2 (Birch Room)
12:30 Bot Shots Contest – Directed by Erin Haynes
2:00 Voice Actor Auditions – Garry Chalk and Organizers
3:00 Cosplay Contest – Directed by Hannah Erdman