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Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Pros & Cons Celebrity Booking Clients for 2022!
Pros & Cons Celebrity Booking Announces 2022 line up-- Rolston, Rothrock, Patrick, Ross, Taylor, Hollingshead, Ruff! See all of our talent available for your event! Read below for info on: Anime: Veronica Taylor (Pokemon) Michelle Ruff (Bleach and so much more) Megan Hollingshead. (Bleach, YuGiOh, TMNT, Pokemon) Rikki Simons (Invader Zim) Wayne Grayson. (YuGiOh) Darren Dunstan. ((YuGiOh) Quinton Flynn. (Bleach, Kingdom Hearts) Eric Trueheart (Invader Zim) Alex Alexovich (Invader Zim) Aliens and more: Mark Rolston Michael Biehn William Hope Jenette Goldstein Ricco Ross TV : Butch Patrick. (Munsters) Robert Trebor (Hercules, Xena) Mark Rolston (Supernatural, Turn, Star Trek and much more) Movies : Cynthia Rothrock (Action star) Tim Colceri (Full Metal Jacket) Chris Parsons (Star Wars) Hamid Thompson (Jurassic World, Black Panther and much more) Kim Dawson (TMNT) Bobby Herbeck (TMNT) Writer : Jesse Blaze Snider (Musician as well!) Ric Meyers (Hullk, Inside Kung Fu, TV Detectives) Stage: Karen Whitfiled- (Bronze Age Batgirl with West and Ward) Hi Everyone-- We are continuing with our 2022 bookings. If you are interested in having any of our great media guests, please get with us right away. Regards, Renee firstname.lastname@example.org Check the bios of some of our great creators below: Mark Rolston-- Supernatural, Aliens, Star Trek Mark Rolston has created such iconic roles as : Pvt. Drake in ‘Aliens’, Bogs Diamond in ‘The Shawshank Redemption’, the original Alistar in the mega hit series ‘Supernatural’, and recently as Clive Davis in the Lifetime Feature ‘Whitney’ directed by the incomparable Angela Bassett, and as Admiral Ernest King in the feature ‘Midway’ directed by Roland Emmerich. You will also know him as Walter Pierce in 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' . He later appeared as Kuroda and later Magh in 'Star Trek: Enterprise.' Marks’ recent work creating characters for motion capture video games includes titles such as: Halo 4 – Capt. Del Rio, ‘Spiderman’ – Norman Osborn, and will be starring in a follow up game later this year. Mark also has numerous credits in the Voice Over arena, performing as Lex Luthor on the ‘Young Justice’ series, and as Commander Kolivan on the hit series ‘Voltron’. Michael Biehn : Terminator, Mandalorian Michael Biehn was born on July 31, 1956 in Anniston, Alabama, to Marcia (Connell) and Don Biehn, a lawyer. He grew up in Lincoln, Nebraska, and at age 14 moved with his family to Lake Havasu, Arizona, where he won a drama scholarship to the University of Arizona. He left prematurely two years later to pursue an acting career in Hollywood. His first big role was as a psychotic fan stalking Lauren Bacall in The Fan (1981) and later appeared in The Lords of Discipline (1983). He hit the big-time when he was cast as Kyle Reese, the man sent back through time to stop Arnold Schwarzenegger in James Cameron’s The Terminator (1984). This established a good working relationship with Cameron, a relationship that should have catapulted Biehn to international stardom. He starred in Cameron’s subsequent films, Aliens (1986) and The Abyss (1989), the latter a standout performance as unstable Navy SEAL officer Lt. Hiram Coffey. In the 1990s he starred in films like Navy Seals (1990), K2 (1991) and was particularly memorable as Johnny Ringo in Tombstone (1993). Biehn is married to Jennifer Blanc Biehn and the father of five sons. He made his directorial debut with The Victim starting himself and Jennifer. They started their company Blanc Biehn productions once The Victim was released by Starz. Anchor bay and the Weinstein company. They continue to make movie and give lots of new talent a creative say in film making. Jenette Goldstein-- Aliens Jenette Goldstein is an American actress, best known for her Saturn Award-winning role as Private Vasquez in the 1986 science fiction horror action film Aliens, as the foster mother in Terminator 2, as Diamondback in Near Dark and Detective Megan Shapiro in Lethal Weapon 2, and as the Irish Mother in Titanic. She also appeared in 2 episode of the TV series Star Trek: Short Treks (2019) as the USS Enterprise Computer. Ricco Ross-- Aliens Ricco Ross is a 6’3″ award winning actor / producer, best known for roles in Aliens, Mission Impossible and A Husband For Christmas. He has a Master degree from UCLA and is a classical trained Shakespearian actor / graduated from The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA).He has about 100 credits on IMDB and has made over 70 commercials. Most recently he was cast in Lee Daniels next movie “The United States vs Billie Holiday”. He has a recurring role on the new Starz tv series “P-Valley” coming out soon. He also has the film A Brother’s Honor coming out this year on PassionFlix, which is the 1st of a 3 picture deal. William Hope: Aliens, Resident Evil, Planet of the Apes William Hope His career to date includes over 120 art and indie films, mainstream international TV shows and numerous major Hollywood movies. He is proud to have acted opposite and alongside many major artists in a huge range of projects (Michael Douglas, Sam Jackson, Woody Harrelson, Robert Downey, Johnny Depp, Wesley Snipes, James Cromwell, Matt LeBlanc, Idris Elba, Rachel Weisz…even Steven Seagal…another story!). For American audiences he is best known in Aliens, Hellraiser II, Sherlock Holmes, Deep State (FoxTV) MI5 (BBC), and as many character voices in Thomas and Friends the global hit spin off of Thomas The Tank Engine. More recently he’s been trying his hand at Performance Capture in Video games. He has just appeared in the newest Resident Evil 3: Nemesis (Capcom), created a new lead role in Overkill’s Walking Dead (Grant), lead roles in Planet of the Apes: The Last Frontier and the seriously scary ALIEN: Isolation. Cynthia Rothrock-- Queen of Martial Arts Movies! Actress and Martial Arts Legend Cynthia Rothrock has agreed to make a few key convention appearances in 2020. A Black Belt in numerous disciplines, Rothrock has made over 43 action films, including "China O'Brien (1 and 2)," "Yes, Madam," "Righting Wrongs," "No Retreat, No Surrender," "Martial Law (1 and 2)," "The Blonde Fury," "Millionaire's Express," "Rage and Honor," "Sworn to Justice," "Rapid Fire," "Lady Dragon," and "Guardian Angel." Her fight against Michelle Yeoh in "Yes Madame" is considered one of the best on screen fights of all time. And in fact, she ranked as the world-wide, #2 leading marital arts movie draw for over a period of ten years-- one of the few performers to achieve genuine Stardom in seven films. In addition, Cynthia's TV appearances include "Hercules: The Legendary Journeys," opposite Kevin Sorbo, and "The Dukes of Hazzard Reunion." She is also the inspiration behind the video game character Sonya Blade in the game "Mortal Kombat" and is part of the creative team on the video game "The Untouchable 2." In addition, she is a voiceover actress, lending her vocals to the animated series "Eek the Cat." Cynthia Rothrock is the real deal. The "Queen of Martial Arts Films." At only 5'3" she holds five Black Belts in various Far Eastern disciplines, including Northern Shaolin (classical Chinese), Eagle Claw (Chinese), and Tang Soo Do (Korean), Tae Kwon Do (Korean) and Wu Shu (Contemporary Chinese.) She has been inducted into the Kung-Fu Hall of Fame. And there are so many ways to tap into on her rabid fan base. (In addition to her signing at her table at the show, and photo ops, we can also negotiate "meet and greets, " panels and seminars (additional fees), and can arrange screenings of her movies, to make this a multi-faceted part of your convention.) Rikki Simons-- (Voice Actor- Invader Zim, Writer, Artist) Rikki Simons Rikki Simons--Voice Actor, writer, and artist, is now available for booking via Eva Ink Artist Group/ Pros & Cons Celebrity Bookings. You know Rikki as the voice of the robot in a dog suit, GIR from Invader ZIM! And the pop culture scene does too, as fans embrace the chance to meet Rikki in person at his appearances worldwide. As a writer he is known for the science fiction and fantasy novel Hitherto a Lion. Original illustrated books and comics that he created with Tavisha-Wolfgarth-Simons include Super Information Hijinks: Reality Check!, Ranklechick and His Three Legged Cat, ShutterBox, and now The Trinkkits. He is also a background painter in animation, most noted for his color design on Invader ZIM. Programming Notes: Rikki is available for panels designed for your show, focusing on the art of voice acting, as well as his various writing projects. Tim Colceri--Babylon 5, Full Metal Jacket This amazing actor and comedian, is well known for his fan favorite portrayal of Captain Jenkowsky in “Babylon 5: In the Beginning.” What a perfect guest for your shows sci-fi programming, as Tim can talk about his part in this iconic series. Maybe a “Behind the Scenes” panel? Yes! In addition, Tim is is well known for his role in the 1987 Stanley Kubrick film "Full Metal Jacket," where he played the door gunner-- such a memorable part of that movie that it was inspiration for parody follows ups in "Tropic Thunder" and "Ain't War Hell?" Just a few of Tim’s other notable contributions include "Leprechaun 4: In Space," "Devils Inside," "The Rag Man," Sergeant Lewis on the television series “Weeds,” and much more to list when promoting Tim Colceri for your event. Veronica Taylor--(Actress/Voiceover Actress--Pokemon, Yu-Gi-Oh, TMNT) Veronica Taylor Veronica Taylor is a classically trained actor who has performed in NYC and around the U.S. in contemporary and classical theatre. Her voice has been a part of Saturday morning cartoons for some time now. She is probably best known for playing the roles of Ash and May on “Pokemon”, April on “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” and roles in “Cubix”, “Dinosaur King”, “Yu-Gi-Oh!”, “Huntik”, “Tai Chi Chasers”, and more. She can be heard on PBS kids’ “Word World” (Sheep), “Lunch Lab” (Mixiebot), and “Chuck Vanderchuck’s ‘something something’ Explosion!” (Ramona). Current projects include Sailor Pluto on “Sailor Moon”, “Mofy” (Mofy, Mogu, Sora), “Astroblast” (Sputnik), and “Welcome to the Wayne (Spy from 8-i). Some anime favorites include Amelia on “Slayers”, Yukino on “His and Hers Circumstances”, all 7 Nana’s on “Nana Seven of Seven”, and Narue on “World of Narue”, as well as many others. She has done numerous voices for animation, video games, audiobooks, commercials, and documentaries. Programming Notes: Veronica loves to be at her booth to sign autographs for fans. Inquire as well for various programming opportunities. Megan Hollingshead-- (Voice Actor) Megan has voiced 100’s of characters in animation and games. Her first role was Nurse Joy in the original English dub of Pokémon, followed quickly by Yu-Gi-Oh!’s original Mai Valentine. She is also well known as Rangiku in Bleach, Shizune (and Ton Ton) in Naruto, Re-L in Ergo Proxy, Lenneth in Valkyrie Profile, and Viletta Nu in Code Geass. Other memorable characters include Adiane in Gurren Lagann, Hilda in Eureka 7, Sala in Mars Daybreak, Gloria in Daphne in the Brilliant Blue, Dr. Abigail Finn in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, twins Mion (evil) and Shion (sweet) in When They Cry, Nemu in Bleach, Rose Marinade in Fighting Foodons, Kano in His and Hers Circumstances (watch the previews!) (oh wait -- no! I mean don’t watch the previews!), Maharu and Ebi in Girls Bravo, Neneko in DearS, Captain Iruma in Ultraman Tiga, and Trixie in Ultimate Muscle. Other Pokémon roles include Cassidy, Whitney, and James’ mother as well as Annie in Pokémon 5: Heroes and Diane in Pokémon 6: Jirachi Wish Maker. In addition to Lenneth and Guild Wars’ smarty pants Glenna, Megan’s game roles include Ylgr and Yune in the newly released Fire Emblem: Three Houses, Ada Wong in Resident Evil: Umbrella Chronicles, Shion Kasugai in Akiba’s Space Trip: Undead and Undressed, Viola in Eternal Sonata, Edy Nelson in Valkyria Chronicles, Autarch Kayleth in Warhammer 40,000, The Third Kiki DeWynter in Saints Row, Five in Drakengard 3, and Battle Nun in Brutal Legend. She currently has projects in the works for Cup of Tea, Bang Zoom!, and Funimation. Michelle Ruff Michelle, originally a midwestern girl from The Motor City Madhouse now hails from Sunny Los Angeles. You can hear Michelle as some of your favorite and iconic anime and video game characters including Sinon form Sword Art Online 2 and 3, Rukia Kuchiki from Bleach, Yoko Littner from Gurren Laggan, Fujiko Mine from Lupin the Third, Luna from Sailor Moon Classic and Sailor Moon Crystal, Yukari Takeba from the Persona 3 & 4 Series, and Sadayo Kawakami from Persona 5, Rita Mordio from Tales of Vesperia, Katherine from Catherine and Catherine Fully Body, Young Satoru in Erased, Sakuya Tachibana from God Eater, Kirari from Kakegurui, Sarah from Ingress the Animation, Yuki Nagato from The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya, Anri Sonohara from Durarara, Princess Euphemia and Young Lalouche from Code Geass, Eliza from Skullgirls, Jill Valentine in Resident Evil Revelations, C-Viper from Street Fighter, Robin, Soleil and Noire from The Fire Emblem Franchise, Tokki in Lawbreakers, Chi from Chobitz, Cream the Rabbit from Sonic the Hedgehog and many others. Wayne Grayson Wayne Grayson Wayne Grayson is an American voice actor and director primarily known for his work at 4Kids Entertainment, Central Park Media, Media Blasters, NYAV Post, and DuArt Film and Video. Grayson is probably most famous for his role of Joey Wheeler (Katsuya Jonouchi in the English manga and Japanese versions) in the English-language version of Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters and Michelangelo from the 2003 TV series of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Darren Dunstan Darren Dunstan can be heard on numerous animated series including Yu-Gi-Oh! as Maximillion Pegasus, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles as Master Splinter, P. King Ducking as Arma Dillo, Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC V as Jean Michel Roget and Chaotic as Kaz. His voice has been featured on Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Nicktoons, The CW, Cartoon Network, Jetix, Fox, KidsWB and Teletoon Canada. He has played an exhausted dad on Regal Academy (Dave), a robot and a butler on Sonic X (Bocoe, Mr. Tanaka), a fish on Kirby (Kine), a wrestling promoter and wrinkly green guy on Ultimate Muscle (Vance McMadd, Minch), a British penguin and DJ on Viva Pinata and a club owner and CSI on Funky Cops (Jerry, Jeff). Darren has had the pleasure of voicing countless creatures on Pokémon, Chaotic, Dinosaur King and Fighting Foodons, including Munchlax, Blaziken, Loudred, Swellow, Grovyle, Feebas, Wamma, Dractyl, Terry, Spiny and a quartet of Barbershop-singing Dim-sum Dragons. Currently, Darren is voice directing Bubble Guppies on Nick Jr. and Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS. Recent directing credits include Welcome to the Wayne on Nickelodeon, Sunny Day on Nick Jr. and Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC V on Nicktoons. He has been voice director and casting director for Yu-Gi-Oh! 5Ds, Chaotic, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Dinosaur King, Pokémon, Pat and Stan, Cubix, Fighting Foodons and Rick and Steve on LOGO. Darren has also directed shorts for Nickelodeon and videogames for Sunny Day, Yu-Gi-Oh!, Pokémon, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Chaotic.Feature film directing projects include Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions (winner: Best Director at BTVA L.A. Anime Film Festival), Yu-Gi-Oh! 3D: Bonds Beyond Time and numerous Pokémon films. Other animation-related projects include Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Movie (Pegasus), Yu-Gi-Oh! Music To Duel By, (singing as Pegasus), Pokémon Nintendo commericals and Pokémon Live! Giovanni) at Radio City Music Hall. Jesse Blaze Snider-- (Actor, Singer, Voice Actor, Host) Actor, singer, TV host, comic book writer, voiceover talent— with Jesse you get it ALL— and then some— rolled into ONE guest! Jesse’s plethora of voiceover work and TV appearances span the worlds of animation, television, gaming, promos (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), and commercials! As a skilled vocalist & voice actor, Jesse developed early on the ability to dramatically change vocal texture and convincingly portray many regional & international accents. Maybe inheriting some of that talent from his father, Dee Snider of Twisted Sister fame. (Fun Fact: Jesse did EIGHT characters for the Final Fantasy game!) Pretty much everyone knows Jesse’s narrator voice from his long stints with “Food Paradise” (Travel Channel) and let’s throw in a little history to boot, “Trashopolis” and the wildly popular “Museum Secrets” both on Smithsonian Channel, as well as his in person stints on "Haunted Live, for the Travel Channel, "MTV2 Rock," "MTV2 Rock Countdown," and as the host for the Spike TV Video Game Awards. His reality TV appearances-- some alongside his famous family-- include “Growing up Twisted,” “Celebrity Wife Swap,” “MTV’s Ultra Sound,” “Meet the Sniders,” and performing live for millions on the reality singing competition, “Rock the Cradle,” where he stole the show. In the world of animation his voiceover work includes the part of Judge Sydney on “Judge Dredd: Super Fiend,” Dane and Eric in “Burma Rising,” among others. And in the world of video games he’s portrayed multiple characters in “Final Fantasy XIV,” and “Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare.” But you want someone with Comic Book credits too? You go it! Jesse has written for almost every major and indy publisher, Marvel, DC, Disney/Pixar, The Muppets, Image Comics, Heavy Metal, Chaos Comics, the list goes on. Some of Jesse’s writing can be found in an forthcoming “Batman: April Fool’s Special,” “Dead Romeo GN,” “Disney*Pixar’s Toy Story,” “Muppet Snow White,” “Hulk: Let the Battle Begin,” “Deadpool: Fun with Ninjas,” “Black Light District: 6issues ONE-SHOT,” “CBGB: OMFUG,” “Dee Snider’s Strangeland: Seven Sins,” “Evil Ernie: Origin of Evil,” “Food Fight” with Steve Kurth in “Soft Wood #1” and his creator owned “King of Kings.” Chris Parsons-- (Actor, 4-LOM from "Star Wars") Chris Parsons Born in London in 1960, Chris Parsons would soon find himself in the "galaxy far, far, away" via his involvement in the Star Wars saga of the late 1970's and early 1980's! His various work in the trilogy includes: Star Wars: Episode V - Empire Strikes Back (1980) Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) in which he portrayed: C-3PO (double), K-3PO, E-3PO, R-3PO, a Death Star Droid, a Stormtrooper, Snowtrooper, a Hoth Rebel soldier and a Hoth Snow Speeder pilot. All making his stories from the set varied and insightful. Chris has also been in various other Television and film productions including: Raiders Of The Lost Ark, Quadrophenia, Superman ll, Yentl, The Shining and James Bond. But of all his various work, the one most resonating with Star Wars fans is his portrayal of 4-LOM, the Bounty Hunter. 4-LOM is remembered as the cold, calculating and ambitious LOM-series protocol droid, resembling the insectoid species he was designed to serve, who overrode his programming and became an intergalactic thief and later a bounty hunter, often working with Grand Findsman Zuckuss. Following the Battle of Hoth, 4-LOM was hired by Darth Vader to capture Han Solo, Captain of the Millennium Falcon and hero of the Rebel Alliance. For this, the mechanical teamed up fellow Bounty Hunters Boba Fett, Dengar, Bossk, and IG-88. Chris Parson's unique part in the Star Wars trilogy allowed him to give life to this unique creature, spawning Legos, trading cards, toys and more! Programming Notes: Chris is happy to take part in panels talking about his behind the scenes experiences on the Star Wars set, alone or with other cast members. For Booking information, contact Renee at Pros & Cons Celebrity Booking: email@example.com Karen Whitfield-- Batgirl! Batgirl, KAREN WHITFIELD, is now being offered by Eva Ink Artist Group/Pros & Cons Celebity Booking for 2021/2022 dates. Traveling the world with Adam West and Burt Ward, Karen portrayed the Bronze Age Batgirl from 1978-1984, bringing a bit of fun and mischief to the stage events of the Dynamic Duo-- in fact, it was a pretty amazing Dynamic TRIO. "You wouldn't believe how during the stage shows, the little girl's eyes would light up when a girl came on stage," related Karen. "It was important to them. And it was important to me." Now Karen is telling her never before told story in her new book, "Batdriven West"-- The fascinating tale of Karen Whitfield when she met Burt Ward in 1977 and traveled as the Detective Comics Batgirl with Burt, Adam West, and the Caped Crusaders, working with DC Comics on her persona and more. Butch Patrick-- Actor/ Munster Car Display Butch Patrick Butch Patrick is synonymous with pop-culture and cars. After all, he is best known for his character role as Eddie Munster on The Munsters. Butch continues the Munster’s legacy touring with the Munster Koach and Dragula Tribute Cars. Remember that The Munsters is a unique and multi-generational American classic show. Butch’s presence enhances any gathering. Promoters gain media attention by his visits; and fans get to see the awesome display and create a cherished memory. Butch has a huge following of fans worldwide and his fan base alone is a great promotional source. Butch tours with his Munster Koach and Dracula Tribute Cars, original 1964 Barris/Von Dutch Chain Link Schwinn Stingray Bike, and other Munster props to include Munster Go-Cart, Baseball Bat, Wolf Wolf, Miniature Spot, and Street Signs All Inclusive Display. (Butch is available with or without the Munster cars, but what a great display! Contact me for more info! ) HAMID THOMPSON-- (BLUE from "Jurassic World") Hamid Thompson “Jurassic World” is one of the top grossing movies of all time. The reason why is simple: DINOSAURS. Meet Hamid Thompson, actor, dancer, stunt person. Also known as the Rator BLUE from the blockbuster film! Originally from Ann Arbor Michigan, Hamid Thompson IS Blue in the movie, all the interactions with the main actors, and the creature that drove much of the story, was motion captured with Hamid acting the part! In case you haven't seen Golem in "Lord of the Rings," or Hamid's performance in "Jurassic World," Motion-Capture Acting (or MoCap), is a type of acting in which an actor wears markers or sensors on a skintight bodysuit or directly on the skin. Several cameras from different angles record the actor's movements. Hamid Thompson's other credits include "Jack Reacher: Never Go Back" (2016), "Kenau" (2016) and "Chi-Rag" (2015), among others. Now is a great opportunity to book Hamid Thompson into your convention or event and hear about his world. Programming Notes: New to any conventions, anywhere, not only will Hamid be available for signings and photo ops, but he can also do workshops and even panels about working on one of the biggest movies of recent times, "Jurassic World!" Robert Trebor -- (Actor, Writer--Hercules, Xena) Renowned and versatile Actor, Robert Trebor is known worldwide for his pivotal role as Salmoneus on the “Hercules: The Legendary Journeys” and “Xena: Warrior Princess” television series. He is equally as well know for his parts in feature films such as “Purple Rose of Cairo,” “52 Pick Up,” "Universal Soldier," “Making Mr. Right,” “The Shadow,” “My Demon Lover,” “Jiminy Glick in Lalawood,” (among MUCH more) and no doubt for his upcoming role in the much anticipated Coen Brother’s movie “Hail, Caesar!” One of his most mesmerizing roles was the role of David Berkowitz in “Out of the Darkness,” a haunting portrayal that still resonates today. On television, in addition to “Herucles” and “Xena,” Mr. Trebor has appeared on the small screen in “Miami Vice,” “Murphy Brown,” “Empty Nest,” “Young Indiana Jones Chronicles,” “Baywatch,” “Wedding Daze,” “Missing Persons,” and Boomtown.” A writer, some of Mr. Trebor's credits include stories for the "Xena" comic book for Topps Coomics, as well as "Dear Salmoneus: A Guide to Love and Money," from Eva Ink Publishing / Image Publishing, in addition to an upcoming autobiography. Program Notes: A versatile actor and comedian, Robert Trebor is available for shows in 2016 to fit around his various filming schedules. He is open to group panels or solo panels. We can also discuss acting classes or critiques available to a limited number of shows. Quinton Flynn Quinton Flynn Quinton’s voice has been burning up film and television since he first arrived in Los Angeles from his native Cleveland. He is an A-list voice actor, having played such famous animated characters as Jonny Quest, Spiderman, Speed Racer, The Human Torch, Timon, Snowbell in Stuart Little, just to name a few. His television and film appearances include Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, King of Queens, Animaniacs, Woody Woodpecker, Robot Chicken, and many more. His best known roles in video game franchises have been his work providing the english voices of Raiden in the Metal Gear Solid series, Axel in Kingdom Hearts II, and Reno in Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children the motion picture. If you’re hip to the anime scene you’ll know him as Iruka-sensei and Deidara in Naruto and Naruto Shippuden, Marcus Damon in Digimon Data Squad, and Carl in Blood+, to name a few. Kim Dawson Cameron "Kim" Dawson Cameron “Kim” Dawson is a 40+year veteran of the film and television industry based in Orlando, Florida. Along with his production credits (below), he has also served as a Production Executive & Line Producer for Showtime Networks, sports TV leader Trans World International (IMG), The new Mickey Mouse Club MMC for Disney Channel, and “Making the Band” in a joint venture with ABC and MTV. Kim produced “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles I, II, and III” for New Line Cinema (WB), “Bobby Jones Stroke of Genius” for Sony Pictures, among many other productions. He continues to seek new, exciting intellectual property that can become engaging, impactful content. Bobby Herbeck Bobby Herbeck Writer of the first Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle film. Which turned out be a huge success in spite of three months of being turned down as he wall papered Hollywood trying to get the film made. The critic’s panned it … “It’s one a trick pony.” they all agreed. And now the franchise will be celebrating it’s 30th Anniversary this coming March 30. Which will involve appearances and screenings at the San Diego Comic Con and several others, including autograph show appearances around the world and a two night screening in 1200 theaters around the country. While the seventh TMNT film is being shot at Paramount. Ric Meyers Ric Meyers Ric Meyers has written Incredible Hulk, Dirty Harry, Ninja Master, and Destroyer novels; edited and contributed to magazines like Famous Monsters and Starlog; scripted comics like Targitt; Manstalker, Batman, and Jackie Chan’s Spartan X; authored award-winning non-fiction books about TV Detectives, sci-fi/fantasy flicks, and martial arts movies; and consulted for film studios and TV networks on such shows as The Twilight Zone and Columbo as well as films like Kung Fu Panda, Minions 2: The Rise of Gru, and Disney’s Raya and the Last Dragon. Today you can see or hear him on more than three hundred international DVDs, watch his documentary Films of Fury: The Kung Fu Movie Movie on Amazon Prime, see him on Netflix in Iron Fists and Kung Fu Kicks, listen to his long-running Action Film Autopsy podcast, and read his latest works: Santa Confidential (which is beautifully illustrated by artist Chris Browne of Hagar the Horrible fame) and Atlas Originals Presents Targitt, a new novel based on the first comic book he wrote in 1974! So whatever program you’re planning — whether it’s about comics, movies, TV, streaming, or anything else, Ric can contribute or moderate, having interviewed hundreds of people all over the world on virtually every entertainment subject. Eric Trueheart: Eric Trueheart ERIC TRUEHEART is an animation writer for Emmy and BAFTA-nominated shows, in addition to being a graduate of both Harvard and USC. During the last 20 years, he’s made animated creatures talk for every major ‘toon slinger in town including Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, Toon Box, Hub Network, Klasky-Csupo, Spike TV, SyFy, Discovery, YouTube, PBS, Dreamworks, Disney and Netflix. Trueheart cut his teeth working on The Wild Thornberrys for two seasons before making the leap to writing two seasons of Nickelodeon’s original cult hit, and Annie Award-winning, Invader Zim. Following which, he wrote for two seasons across 19 episodes of the BAFTA-nominated Yin Yang Yo for Disney, as well as developing and writing the Emmy-nominated series adaptation of the feature film Turbo Fast for Dreamworks and Netflix. Trueheart’s work also includes scripts across global ratings juggernauts such as Pound Puppies, Mech-X4, Zo-Zo-Zombie, Rekkit Rabbit, SheZow as well as dozens of other series, video games and other animated projects, including work with Shrek producer John Williams, in addition to a live show for the international electronic dance music sensation Deadmau5. Eric lives in Pasadena, CA with his punk rock wife and his kung-fu cat. Aaron Alexovich Aaron Alexovich AARON ALEXOVICH’S first professional art job was drawing monstrous children for Nickelodeon’s Invader ZIM. Since then he’s been building monstrous children for various animation and comic projects, including Avatar: The Last Airbender, Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja, DC’s Fables, Oni’s Invader ZIM comic series, ELDRITCH! (with art by Drew Rausch), STITCHED (written by Mariah McCourt), Kimmie66, IT’S NOT SCARY!, and three volumes of his beloved(?) webcomic Serenity Rose. Aaron was born and raised under seventeen beautiful miles of ice in Chicago, IL, but currently lives in Southern California, where the bright light makes him sneeze for mysterious reasons.”
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