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Matt Shipman
Voice Actor:  (Hiro - DARLING in the FRANXX)

Matt Shipman is a Texas and New York based Voice Actor, ADR Writer, ADR Engineer, and all around nerd-guy. He is best known for voicing Hiro in DARLING in the FRANXX, Inasa in My Hero Academia, Floch in Attack on Titan, and Shay in Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V. Additionally, he can be heard in GOSICK as Kazuya Kujo, Juni Taisen as Snake, Kakuriyo: Bed and Breakfast for Spirits as Byakuya, Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Die Neue These as Julian Mintz, Ai no Kusabi as Norris, World War Blue as Gear, Tokyo Ghoul:re as Yusa Arima, Goblin Slayer as Greenhorn Warrior, Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru as Higekiri and several other anime including Black Clover and One Piece. Matt writes scripts for Funimation (New Game!!, A Sister’s All You Need., KARAKAI JOZU NO TAKAGI-SAN) and Media Blasters (Juden-Chan, Ai no Kusabi) and works as assistant director for Media Blasters titles. He also co-owns Kocha Sound alongside Brittany Lauda. Matt plays Street Fighter, loves the Zero Escape and Persona series, watches seasonal anime, plays card games, and loves to talk about all things nerdy. Talk to him on Twitter (@MattShipmanVO)!

First Autograph: FREE
Each additional Autograph: $10 each
Photos: $10
Video Message: $30
Audio Message/Voicemail: $15
Polaroid Selfie: $15
Prints: $20 each or 3 for $50
Posters: $40

Brittany Lauda
Voice Actor:  (Ichigo - DARLING in the FRANXX)

Brittany Lauda is a TX/NY voice actress & ADR director who is best known for playing Ichigo in DARLING in the FRANXX, Riko in Made in Abyss, Cow Girl in Goblin Slayer, Yuri in Double Decker: Doug & Kirill, Lion in Hina Logic, Nene in My First Girlfriend is a Gal, Audrey Belrose in Huniepop/Huniecam, Osana Najimi in Yandere Simulator, Miza Kusakari in Tokyo Ghoul:re, Kaoru Daichi in Ladies versus Butlers, and Mirim in Queen’s Blade (to name a few!). You can also catch her voice in Pokemon XY, Hasbro apps & games like My Little Pony and Transformers, Aphmau animations as Cathy and various video games like Battlerite, Heroes Arena and Minotaur. Other anime credits of hers include Dies Irae, Seven Mortal Sins, Juden-Chan: Recharged, Rio: Rainbow Gate, World War Blue, Fairy Tail, Gosick, King’s Game, Blood Blockade Battlefront, Senran Kagura 2: Shinovi Master, Citrus, Overlord, Hanebado, Deathmarch to the Parallel World Rhapsody, Morose Mononokean, Concrete Revolutio, Basilisk: The Ouka Ninja Scrolls and more. She co-owns Kocha Sound where she does directing & casting for titles like YIIK: A Postmodern RPG and Minotaur as well as anime series like Ai No Kusabi, Ladies versus Butlers, Juden-Chan: Recharged and World War Blue. She acts as Head ADR Director over at Media Blasters and has worked on titles at Funimation as a director/AD such as Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Die Neue These, Angels of Death, The Morose Mononokean, Hina Logic, Dies Irae, Chio’s School Road, That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime, Alice & Zoroku and New Game!

Outside of voice over & directing, Brittany enjoys playing with her Shiba Inu named Raven, playing video games, trying not to play more World of Warcraft, bronzing it up in League of Legends, squeeing at how cute Gon & Killua are in HUNTERxHUNTER and telling herself she doesn’t need more figurines of husbandos like Hisoka and Kurama. Check out BrittanyLauda.com for more credits, or follow her on twitter (@BrittanyLaudaVO) for shenanigans.

First Autograph: FREE
Each additional Autograph: $10 each
Photos: $10
Video Message: $30
Audio Message/Voicemail: $15
Polaroid Selfie: $15
Prints: $20 each or 3 for $50
Posters: $40

Show Filmography for Brittany Lauda
Paul St. Peter
Voice Actor:  (Xemnas - Kingdom Hearts, Nine Tail Fox - Naruto, Wormmon - Digimon)

Paul St. Peter, twice nominated for BTVA Awards, is a voice actor from Los Angeles, whose many anime and video game credits include KINGDOM HEARTS (Xemnas), NARUTO (Nine Tail Fox), ONE PUNCH MAN (Beast King), DIGIMON (Wormmon, Leomon), ROBOTECH (Zor Prime), BLEACH (Yammy Riyalgo), WORLD OF WARCRAFT (Boden The Imposing), DYNASTY WARRIORS I-IV (Yuan Shao), DIGIMON: THE MOVIE (Kokomon), ZETMAN (Sugito), MAJIN (Majin), TESTIMONY OF THE NEW SHE DEVIL (Valga), BERSERK (Grunbeld), and RESIDENT EVIL 5 (Swahili Zombie). Paul does comical voices too, from WORMMON (Digimon Warriors) to PUNCH (Cowboy Bebop).

Among his other game, anime, and feature anime credits are GURREN LAGAAN (Jorgun), THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO, (Mondego), MONSTER (Dr. Reichwein), PAPRIKA (Konakawa), LUPIN III: THE SECRET OF MAMO (Mamo), DURARARA (Higa), X-COM (Dr. Heinrich), BATTLE B-DAMON (Armada), DIABLO III (Demented Spirit), and DEFIANCE (Burgess). Paul’s voice can also be heard on such titles as MONSTER STRIKE (Death Panda), DRAKENGARD III (Michael The Dragon), JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURES (Wamuu, Dire, Jack The Ripper), NARUTO 7: ULTIMATE NINJA STORM (Kurama), THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS (Armor Giant), AJIN (Hirasawa), HEARTHSTONE (Igneous Giant), KILLER (Colonel Derick) YS VIII: LACRIMOSA OF DANA (Sahad), ACE COMBAT 7 (various roles), GUNDAM: IRON BLOODED ORPHANS (McMurdo), DRAGON BALL SUPER (Sorbet), HUNTER HUNTER (Razor), and GODEATER II (various roles).

A versatile performer, Paul also sang for four seasons with the San Diego Opera Company, three years with the Civic Light Opera, and appeared in several productions at the Old Globe Theatre. In Los Angeles, Paul has acted at the Globe Playhouse, Richard Basehart Theatre, Palos Verde Shakespeare on The Meadow, performed with the Rogue Artists, and has “gone on the road” for eleven seasons with the Nevada Shakespeare Festival.

As an instructor, Paul has taught speech, accents, dialects, phonetics, vocal production, and Shakespeare at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts, California State University Los Angeles, San Diego State University, Los Angeles Broadcasting School, the Windward School, and is a speech and acting coach for Native Voices at the Autry, a Native American Theatre company, and for the Rogue Artists.

Paul’s TV appearances include work on NCIS, LAST MAN STANDING, JESSIE, LEGIT (for FX), RINGER, TIM AND ERIC’S AWESOME SHOW, and the hilarious KEY AND PEELE (Comedy Central.)

Autograph Pricing:

  • $5 per autograph on products (games, posters, DVD’s, videos, etc)
  • $8 per personally autographed photo
  • $10 per voicemail recorded in character
  • $20 per character picture

Show Filmography for Paul St. Peter
Derek Stephen Prince
Voice Actor:  (Uryu Ishida - Bleach, Guts - Kill la Kill, Shino - Naurto, Digimon Emperor - Digimon)

Derek Stephen Prince, aka Steve, has been in the voiceover industry 23 years. His career spans across such shows as Power Rangers Turbo, Power Rangers In Space, Power Rangers Lost Galaxy, Power Rangers Time Force & Power Rangers Wild Force; Digimon: Seasons 1-4 & 6-7 playing such favorites as Digimon Emperor, Veemon, Beelzamon, Impmon, Piedmon and Jeremy, to name a few; Love, Hina where he played Keitaro; Bleach, where he played Uryu Ishida; Naruto, where he still plays Shino Aburame; Iggy the Boston Terrier on Jojo’s Bizarre Adventures: Stardust Crusaders; and Guts the pug in Kill La Kill. Video games include the Kingdom Hearts series as Vexen; Odin Sphere as Oswald; Operation Darkness as Adolf Hitler and Jack the Ripper; Fuyuhiko Kuzuryu in Danganrompa V2; Kokichi Ouma in Danganrompa V3; and Detective Harper in Blade Runner: Redemption. Steve was in the original cartoon series of Lilo & Stich as Loki the shaved ice vendor; Little, Big, Awesome for Amazon; NFL Rush Zone – Guardians Unleashed as Jackson; the film Jungle Shuffle with Rob Schneider and Drake Bell as Louca the toucan; and the film Bling where he played the ring vendor, opposite Taylor Kitsch. This year, celebrate with Steve as Digimon Adventure 01 celebrates its 20th Anniversary. Steve played Digitamamon, Demidevimon and Piedmon, for those of you who remember the show.

Steve is so excited to return to Omni Fandom Expo for 2019 and can’t wait to hang out with you all!

Autograph Pricing:

  • Autographed 8X10 Prints - $15 (discount on multiple purchases)
  • Photo-Ops: $30
  • Voice Recordings: $40

Show Filmography for Derek Stephen Prince
P. L. McCall II - CATHAL Entertainment
Author:  (Guest Author - CEO CATHAL Entertainment)

P. L. McCall II is a Mythologist, Author, Comic Writer, Screenplay Writer, Shared World Novelist, Blogger and the Owner of Cathal Entertainment, a multimedia company located in South Florida.

He is a Creative Consultant for his own imprint Cathal Entertainment and the creator of the “Grace Flynn Chronicles” and many other IPs.

P. L. McCall II attends multimedia conventions and shares his knowledge of creative writing and publishing with attendees through panels and the personal mentoring of new writers.

He is represented by JD Dewitt of 5x5 Productions and has appeared at over 350+ Comic & Multimedia Conventions.

Rob Sims
Cosplay Guest:  (Professional Marty McFly Impersonator / VA - Sponsored by Coulombe Enterprises LLC.)

Rob Sims is a Orlando based actor. He has been in the entertainment business for over 25 years. His specialty is voice impersonations his favorite is doing Marty Mcfly. As a young actor Rob has always look onto Micheal J Fox as his inspiration from Alex P. Keaton, Teen Wolf to Marty Mcfly. With being an avid supporter of the Micheal J. Fox foundation is where he meet Bruce Coulombe at a BTTF event. Rob went to work for Bruce at Coulombe Enterprises  where they specialize in not only creating Delorean Time Machines but all types movie cars.
They are the "Legends for all Occasions" .

Rob has also done events for New Yok Life and Microsoft as well as voiceover work for iHeartMedia, 104.1, and 101 WJRR.
Rob was also  a finalist in an impersonation contest on ABC's LIVE with Kelly and Michael.

Check out Rob's Facebook page here!

Kyla Swanberg "MisStitched"
Cosplay Guest:  (Pro Character Impersonator / Costume Designer / Cosplay Artist - Sponsored by Coulombe Enterprises LLC.)

MisStitched (aka Kyla Swanberg) is a Orlando based actor and costume designer. She has been performing and designing costumes since 2005. She has cosplayed numerous characters for events such as her favorites Betty Boop, Tank Girl, and Harley Quinn. Recently she has taken the afterlife by storm performing as Lydia Deetz with Rob Sims as Beetlejuice at last year’s Omni Fandom Expo and Spooky Empire. She continues her work in designing and creating costumes for private clients, stage productions, events, and cruise lines with her company MisStitched LLC.

Awards:  BEST COSTUME DESIGN - Heathers the Musical - BroadwayWorld.com

Sponsored by Coulombe Enterprises LLC.

Hanari Solomon
Cosplay Guest:  (Cosplay Guest - Sponsored by Areku Cosplay & Photography)

Hanari Solomon is a national competitive cosplayer with over 50+ costumes under her belt. Florida based, she travels the country competing in cosplay competitions to hone her skills and meet new people along the way. She is very well known for her various Junker cosplays from Overwatch, making specialized prosthetic limbs, and immersive character personification. Her ultimate professional goal is to make a living off of costume creation through competitions, Patreon, or working for a major costuming studio. She has won multiple major awards for her costuming skills, including Best In Show at Anime Expo, and has also judged several contests throughout the Florida convention circuit. Hanari looks forward to adding more feats of costuming excellence to her repertoire in the future!

Mur
Cosplay Guest:  (Cosplay Guest - Sponsored by Areku Cosplay & Photography)

Mur has been a dedicated craftsman for over half a decade, creating detailed videogame and anime-inspired costumes. He has won over 10 awards for his craftsmanship, including four Best in Show. Mur focuses his craft on using upcycled materials, adding individual flair to each costume, and always striving to learn something new.

Photo credits: Link - paraparaproductions / Deku - Brad Conyers Photography / Robin - Ken AD Photography / Ephraim - Colossal x Studios / Munechika - im photography / Owain - ymarkerphotos

Aleta Pardalis
Cosplay Guest:  (Cosplay Guest - Sponsored by Outlaw Custom Designs)

Aleta Pardalis is the daughter of a clothing designer so grew up around sewing and design. She has been designing clothing and costumes most of her life. After graduating high school in Florida the early 90’s she discovered comic, sci-fi and anime conventions and started to create comic and anime costumes for those events. By 2003 she was regularly attending DragonCon and participating in the Dawn look-a-like contest held there. She credits both DragonCon and that competition for upping the bar for her costuming. She started to specialize in original versions of costumes fairly quickly finding that she prefers original design to reproduction work. In 2002 she along with her mother and grandmother created a Victorian evening gown, followed in 2005 with her Victorian Dawn costume. In 2008 she created her first version of her steampunk Wonder Woman costume which was based on both Amazonia and a Silof figure. That was followed by Steampunk Morgan Le Fey, Airship Pirate Dawn, Steampunk Baroness (GI Joe), Steampunk Poison Ivy, Steampunk Death (Sandman), Steampunk Rowena Ravenclaw, Steampunk Maleficent, Steampunk Jem and the Holograms, Art Nouveau Evil Queen, Dieselpunk Captain Marvel, and many more . New costumes for 2019 include Roccopunk Maleficent, Art Nouveau Maleficent, Edwardian Morticia Addams, and a surprise Steampunk Star Wars Costume.
She has a public Facebook Page www.facebook.com/AletaPardalisPublic . She also takes select costume commissions.

Frailu
Cosplay Guest:  (Cosplay Guest - Sponsored by Livewire Productions)

Frailu is a Florida based cosplayer who has been actively doing costuming since 2011 and memeing since birth.
She cosplays continually and loves to play games. If you are lucky, you can catch her streaming on Twitch.tv!
Frailu travels to countless conventions in the United states all the while continuing her dream of constantly learning, doing costuming and crafts, and meeting her fans and all kinds of new people along the way!

Cosplay Prints: $10

Frailu is sponsored by Livewire Productions. 
https://www.instagram.com/livewirepro/

CRH - (Crazy Random Happenstance)
Performers:  (Shadowcasting and Performance Group)

CRH (Crazy Random Happenstance) is a spirited young group that love everything related to shadowcasting. They have shadowcasted Dr. Horrible's Sing-A-Long Blog, Clue, The Princess Bride, The Room, Beetlejuice, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Once More with Feeling. They have also performed a variety of small interactive events themed around Doctor Who and Sherlock.

Once again, CRH will be teaming with Shinobi School to show their skills and bring other fun surprises along the way for everyone at Omni Fandom Expo!

Speakeasy Sirens
Entertainers:  (Burlesque Troop)

The Speakeasy Sirens is a cosplay performance troupe based in Orlando, Florida. Founded in 2016 they've performed at multiple comic book shops, private events, a convention or two and even a haunted house! Having an array of performers skilled in poi, fan work, lyra, silks, gymnastics and more, they incorporate these skills into making their burlesque shows unique and something fresh.

You can find information on upcoming and past shows, auditions and booking on Facebook.com/speakeasysirens

Cosmic Lion Cosplay
Entertainers:  (Cosplay Entertainers)

COSMIC LION COSPLAY is a Florida based cosplay group with a range of talented cosplayers who have been cosplaying as far back as 2008. The group is comprised of both old and new friends who came together under the common love of cosplaying and doing group events.

Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/cosmiclioncosplay
Tumblr: http://www.tumblr.com/blog/cosmic-lion-cosplay
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/cosmiclioncosplay
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCooIY3lMPVs50neAESulJuA

The Royal Manticoran Navy
Club:  (Fan Association Group)

The Royal Manticoran Navy is the Official Honor Harrington Fan Association. TRMN celebrates the work of David Weber and the universe he has created in his Honor Harrington books. As an organization, TRMN is structured much like the world that David has created. We have many opportunities for all members to participate – either in military service or as a civilian.

TRMN currently has over 5000 members from 46 countries/territories. We are not just fans of the Honorverse but also cosplayers, gamers, sci-fi fans and, in general, geeks. We enjoy gathering together for camaraderie and we support many different charities worldwide. The official charity of the organization is Big Cat Rescue. Their bobcat, Max, is our official mascot!

A major part of our mission is to bring a positive fandom experience to everyone! All we ask is that you remember one thing: do it “Always with Honor!”

For more information stop by the TRMN fan table at the con or visit our website at trmn.org or contact info@trmn.org.

Shadowfax
DJ:  (DJ / Purveyor of Awesome Sounds)

Shadowfax is probably most recognized by convention attendees for his famous Saturday night BLACKOUT: Rave parties but he and his crew of Tech Ninjas are also responsible for bringing the stage, sound and lighting to life at many conventions across the state.

His background includes over twenty five years in the entertainment industry in a career that encompasses many roles from technical writer to fire-breather. In 2004 he introduced technical theater staging to the fan-based convention scene and has been raising the bar higher every year. His company has since helped nearly a dozen fan-based conventions to get their start and continues to provide technical services for many of them, including several of the largest in the state. When not working the convention scene, Shadowfax is a professional event DJ and also the owner and lead graphic artist for Outlaw Custom Designs where he can typically be found creating decals and T-shirts for clients around the world.

Shadowfax is best known for his massive room-filling Raves. More than a dance, they are a sensory experience where he blends Vocal, Anthem and Uplifting Trance with lights, video and glowsticks to create his own flavor of sensory-overloading EDM euphoria.

DJ Wildfire
DJ:  (Guest DJ)

DJ Wildfire started his DJ career in 2005 and was the resident DJ for MechaCon from 2005 through 2015. While, living in Orlando Florida in 2011, he attended Full Sail and started working with Ignition/EDM and played at several of their events. Alter returning to New Orleans in 2011, he worked with groups like Flyy-By-Night and Dohm Collective. After taking time off in 2015 to take care of his children, he has returned to the scene to get back into the groove!

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