Pour out a bowl of your favorite cereal and fire up your favorite Saturday morning cartoons because it will be a real “Animation Celebration” featuring creators and voice actors from some of the most iconic animated films and TV shows in history. It is coming to Wizard World Cleveland March 6-8 at Huntington Convention Center. The weekend will feature appearances by the superstars as well as hands-on drawing and voice acting workshops, screenings and cereal breakfast with the animators, and more.
Attendees can meet superstar artists like Jeff Pidgeon (Tiny Toon Adventures, Taz-Mania), Bill Morrison (Futurama, The Little Mermaid), Kurt Lehner (Space Jam, Gargoyles), Greg Peters (Pinky and the Brain, The Lion King), Phil Ortiz (The Simpsons, Tiny Toon Adventures), Jonathan Hallett (The Aquabots Super Show!), and more. The animators, storyboard artists, and other creators in the field of animation have worked on hundreds of animated films and TV shows.
Voice acting talent on hand includes Wallace Shawn (Toy Story), Phil LaMarr (Futurama, Samurai Jack), Aaron Roberts (My Hero Academia), Kyle Phillips (My Hero Academia, Fire Force) and the Overwatch video game foursome of Anjali Bhimani, Benz Antoine, Carolina Ravassa and Chloe Hollings. Author Marty Gitlin, the co-author (along with Wos) of An Animation Celebration: The Top 100 Animated TV Characters, will also be prominent.
The Animation Celebration supplements the world-class Artist Alley at Wizard World Cleveland, with artists and writers from across the globe and close to home in Ohio. The Animation Celebration and Artist Alley supplement an event teeming with star power. Stars of the hit series Outlander (Caitriona Balfe, Richard Rankin, Colin McFarlane, Duncan Lacroix) and Teen Wolf (Tyler Hoechlin, Khylin Rhambo, Ian Bowen, Dylan Sprayberry), classic film The Princess Bridestandouts (Wallace and Cary Elwes), Emily Swallow (The Mandalorian, Supernatural) and Chandler Riggs (The Walking Dead) are among the headliners also scheduled to appear.
The sixth annual Wizard World Cleveland will feature an outstanding array of programming, live entertainment, cosplay contests, gaming, dedicated Kids Zone, and more. Kato Kaelin serves as an entertainment host on the main show stage.
Wizard World events bring together thousands of fans of all ages to celebrate the best in pop culture: movies, television, gaming, live entertainment, comics, sci-fi, graphic novels, toys, original art, collectibles, contests and more. The third event scheduled on the 2020 Wizard World calendar, Cleveland show hours are Friday, March 6, 4-9 p.m.; Saturday, March 7, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, March 8, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Kids 10 and under are admitted free with paid adult.
For more information on the 2020 Wizard World Cleveland, you can visit their website.