The SoonerCon Writers Workshop returns, and continues our tradition of some of the finest writers in the field leading the two day, closed sessions. Previous clinicians have included Tim Powers and Peter Beagle. This year we're delighted that C.J. Cherryh and Jane Fancher will be clinicians for our workshop. C.J. is a multiple Hugo and Nebula Award winner, and was presented the inaugural Nucleon Award for Lifetime chievement in Speculative Fiction at last year's SoonerCon.
With over 1000 films and TV episodes to his credit, Matt Greenfield has been writing, directing and producing both animated and live-action programming (plus the occasional comic book) since the dawn of time. His work has been distributed internationally by--among others--ADV Films, Anime Network, FUNimation, Happy Carrot, Madman Entertainment, Maiden Japan, Media Blasters, Sentai Filmworks, Section 23, SoftCel Pictures, Switchblade Pictures and Syren.
(Artist: Godzilla: Kingdom of Monsters; Godzilla: Legends; Transformers Collectors Club Magazine, Mars Attacks the Transformers, Transformers Spotlight: Trailcutter, Kaiju Combat, Monster Attack Team, Famous Monsters of Filmland, Project Nemesis, Project Maigo, Godzilla: Rulers of Earth)
Best known for his rampages through the world of giant monster art, Matt Frank began working in the industry about halfway through college at the University of Texas in Austin. Attention was drawn to Frank via the plethora of kaiju-centric fan art he obsessively posted online, and it gained him a quick internet following.
Tiffany Grant is excited to attend her first Oklahoma con! Best known as the English voice of Asuka in NEON GENESIS EVANGELION, Tiffany was the first anime voice actor hired in Texas [Feb. 1994].
She has now voiced characters in 1200+ TV episodes, OVAs & movies including AZUMANGA DAIOH (Kaorin), CHRONO CRUSADE (Satella), BLUE SEED (Kome), GOLDEN BOY (Madame President), FMP? FUMOFFU (Bonta-kun), GODANNAR (Shizuru), FULL METAL ALCHEMIST (Marta), MABURAHO (Kuriko), ONE PIECE (Nojiko), THE WALLFLOWER (Auntie), INFINITE STRATOS (Laura) and TSUBASA RESERVOIR CHRONICLES (Ashura). Video game credits: UNLIMITED SAGA, DEUS EX II: INVISIBLE WAR. Recent projects include BIG BAD MAMA-SAN, TOKYO MAGNITUDE 8.0 and EVANGELION 3.33.
Jamie Marchi is the voice behind The Witchblade (Masane Amaha) from Witchblade, large and in charge Ellie from Borderlands II, and the lovably filthy Panty from Panty and Stocking with Garterbelt. As alumni to both Putnam City North High School and The University of Oklahoma, she is unnaturally excited to be attending SoonerCon. Her parents are even more excited and unnatural.
Vic has been acting for stage and screen since he was 8 years old. But he started his career in anime a little over ten years ago as Vega in Streetfighter II. Since then Vic has been in more than two hundred shows and video games, known for such roles as Edward Elric in Fullmetal Alchemist, Tamaki Suou in Ouran High School Host Club, Zero in Vampire Knight, Yoshimori in Adult Swim’s Kekkaishi, Death Scythe in Soul Eater, Fai in Tsubasa Chronicle, Dark in DN Angel, Kurz in Full Metal Panic, Broly in Dragonball Z, Kougaijji in Saiyuki, Ikkaku in Bleach, Yukito in Air, Takanaga in Wallflower, Tatsu in Peacemaker, Luciano in Code Geass, Virgil Walsh in Trinity Blood, Hikaru in Macross and many more.