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Kevin M Connolly
Kevin M Connolly is an American actor, script writer and ADR director. He is known for anime dub voice acting for Funimation, and his first major anime role was Harley Hartwell in Case Closed. He has gone on to voice several major roles in Funimation anime titles, including Kain Fuery in Fullmetal Alchemist and the lead protagonist Takayuki Narumi in Rumbling Hearts. He has also done voice work for ADV Films, Bang Zoom! Entertainment, and Illumitoon Entertainment.
Matthew Atchley is a celebrity artist known for his detailed drawings and illustrations. His subjects span across all fandoms and different forms of pop culture including characters from popular TV, film, comics, and more. Matthew has created artwork for several actors from The Walking Dead, Daredevil, Breaking Bad, Arrow, The Flash, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Doctor Who, and Napoleon Dynamite to just name a few. Matthew appears at comic conventions and events as a special guest all across the country. His artwork has also graced book covers, company logos, and art gallery walls. He was recently ranked in 4th place in an international poll for Best Portrait Artist by the Spacie Awards. artofmattewatchley.com
John Anderson is an actor, comedian, and self-proclaimed professional "Trick Talking Meat" who hails from Birmingham, Alabama. He landed his first major motion picture role as a Ravager in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. John also appeared in Spider-Man: Homecoming, Sleepy Hollow, Logan Lucky, Discovery Channel’s Manhunt: Unabomber, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, The Case for Christ, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, MacGyver, Being Mary Jane, and Tyler Perry's Too Close to Home.John's involvement in the Birmingham cosplay community ignited his interest in acting, and he can frequently be found around town volunteering at charity events as Batman, The Joker, and Green Arrow.
Kelli Smith and Monique Fuqua are award winning costumers, cosplay guests, panelists, performers, and artistic models, and artists based out of Memphis, TN and have been active in the costuming and entertainment community for a combined 15 years. They have been envited as guests, performers, and featured cosplayers to over 20 conventions across the United States.
Rachael has voice acted in numerous animes, cartoons, video games, radio plays, and commercials. She currently is playing Sistine in the FUNimation anime "Akashic Records of a Bastard Magical Instructor" , Manami in "A Centaurs Life" , Selstina in "Knights and Magic". She has also been in Fairy Tail, One Piece,Clockwork Planet, 7 Mortal Sins, Sankarea, Red Data Girl, Date A Live, and more. Some her roles in games include Comba in "Warframe", "Rebecca Lansing" in System Shock, "Dire Wolf Tyra" in Paladins, "Teacher" in Yandere Simulator, Arachnae, Shadow of Sol, Kraqueen and Cirque Du Silhoette in "Heroes of Newerth", Wakfu Raiders, Astra in the Xbox game "Wormhole City" , and over 100 different other games.
Ministry Of Silly Suits
Founded in 2008, Ministry of Silly Suits is a cosplay group from Mississippi. They are comprised of tailors, prop makers, and wig stylists. Most of their members have been cosplaying and going to conventions since 2004. In addition to having won over twenty awards at multiple conventions across the Southeast, they have also been invited as guests, held panels, judged costume contests, and even hosted events.