TFNation 2022 Schedule

The schedule uses the below colour codes to indicate the room in which the panel/activity is taking place.
1st Panel Room (Kings Suite)
2nd Panel Room (Pavilion)
ClubCon (Kings Suite)
Traders Hall (Monarch)

Friday

10 a.m. - Registration & Merch Collection
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Our registration area will be open until evening. Visit to collect your entry wristband and to purchase official TFNation merchandise! (You'll also be able to collect any pre-ordered merch at this point)

11:30 a.m. - Meet the Team
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Pop along and say hello to our team and your fellow TFNationals, before the entertainment begins.

noon - Rewind: The Big Broadcast
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So much has happened since our last in-person event in 2019. Hear from the core production team behind our online events, The Big Broadcasts of 2020 & 2021 and Spotlight: Tania Gunadi. Then maybe, just maybe... the TFN crew might tell you about some other plans they've been working on... 

1 p.m. - Titans of Old: A History of Mecha Anime
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Join lifelong mech fan and stand-up comedian A.B. Silvera for an exciting journey to the steely heart of the mecha anime genre. From Tetsujin 28 to Mazinger Z; Mobile Suit Gundam to Macross, Evangelion and beyond as we search for the answer to the eternal question: Why giant robots?

2 p.m. - Caring for your Cybertonium
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Astronautics & Spacecraft Engineer Josh Lurie gives us a guided tour into the materials, science and engineering of transforming toys. This panel will focus on why and how our favourite figures may break or wear over time and how we can protect or repair them.

3 p.m. - The Poster Boy
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Powerhouse artist Matt Ferguson explains the process of going from concept idea, to box office movie poster!

4 p.m. - Writing for Animation
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Nicole Dubuc and Brian Hohlfeld use their experience as acclaimed animation writers to to explain the process fo bringing ideas to the screen.

5 p.m. - Triple Takeover: A TFNation Invasion
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Maz (@TFSquareOne) Sixo (@SixoTF) and Liam (@ToyboxSoapbox) present a special, live edition of the Triple Takeover Toycast!

6:30 p.m. - Welcome to Friday Night
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Take your seats as we prepare for the evening's entertainment!

7 p.m. - Matrix Test
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Reformatted for a new generation of pain, it's time to gather your teammates and enjoy endure 6.02 breems of quiz-style trivia with Transformers historian and host of popular YouTube Transformers series "The Basics", Chris McFeely.

8 p.m. - Finding Your Voice
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Voice actors Garry Chalk and Linsay Rousseau, and animation writers Nicole Dubuc and Brian Hohlfeld, talk us through their methods of bringing characters to life.

9 p.m. - The Lazy Motion Picture Tie in to Target: 2006
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We have summoned you here for a purpose... to enjoy TFNation's movie night!

Saturday

8:30 a.m. - Welcome
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Take your seats, as we get ready for TFNation's first in-person Opening Ceremony since 2019!

8:30 a.m. - Registration & Merch Collection
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Our registration area will be open from morning until afternoon. Visit to collect your entry wristbands and to purchase official TFNation merchandise! (You'll also be able to collect any pre-ordered merch at this point)

9 a.m. - Opening Ceremony
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Always a must see - meet your hosts for the weekend as they welcome attendees and guests alike to TFNation 2022!

9:30 a.m. - Trader Hall: Early Access
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Early Access ticket holders can now enter our Transformers traders' hall. If you wish to queue early, please check signage to ensure you head to correct queue/line.

9:30 a.m. - Avoid the Rush
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The first hour or so in our Traders' Hall can be busy. If that's not for you, feel free to relax in the Kings Suite where we will provide some entertainment once the Opening Ceremony has taken place.

10:30 a.m. - Trader Hall: General Access
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Our Transformers Traders' Hall opens to general access ticket holders. Be sure to check out the Traders Section of this website so you can plan your visit!

11 a.m. - Stamp of Approval
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Royal Mail is releasing an official TRANSFORMERS themed stamp collection and has chosen TFNation 2022 as the place to reveal the designs to the world. TFNation attendees will be the first to see the collection’s specially commissioned artwork.

noon - Making the Ideas and Dreams Work
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Join us as we fill the stage with talented contributors to celebrate the 17 year run of IDW's Transformers comics.

1 p.m. - Getting Motorvated
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Veteran toy designer and product manager Andy Couzens recalls his stories of working on the Transformers brand. Did you enjoy the late G1 European exclusive toys? Ever wonder how figures like Overlord showed up in the west? If so, you'll love hearing from Andy. If we're lucky, he might even have some behind the scenes images to show us...

2 p.m. - Family of Heroes
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Roll to the rescue!  Nicole Dubuc and Brian Hohlfeld discuss the creation of the longest-running Transformers series to date, Rescue Bots!

3 p.m. - Linsay Rousseau
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From real world military deployment, to the War for Cybertron; Elita-1 actress Linsay Rousseau joins us for a deep dive into her incredible career transformation. 

4 p.m. - Panel Room Closes
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Our panel room closes, as the TFN's build team transform the room in preparation for Clubcon!

5 p.m. - Trader Hall Closes
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Our Trader Hall closes whilst evening preparations get underway - excuse us whilst we're transforming.

6 p.m. - Welcome to ClubCon
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Please take your seats. It's been three years since TFNation last hosted an in-person ClubCon entertainment segment... who knows what fun may await? (Disclaimer: we know)

6:20 p.m. - Pretenders Cosplay
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Our annual cosplay parade returns!  Pretenders Cosplay: Cosplay Hides the Human Inside!

7 p.m. - Beyond Your Wildest Imagination: Part 1
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Beyond Your Wildest Imagination: Part 1

7:30 p.m. - Commercial Break
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Intermission... TFNation style.

7:40 p.m. - Just a Cycle: Part 1
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Gameshow-style fun where special participants will attempt to talk about Transformers without hesitation, repetition or deviation, for just a cycle! Part 1

8 p.m. - Beyond Your Wildest Imagination: Part 2
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Beyond Your Wildest Imagination: Part 1

8:30 p.m. - Just a Cycle: Part 2
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Gameshow-style fun where special participants will attempt to talk about Transformers without hesitation, repetition or deviation, for just a cycle! Part 2

8:50 p.m. - Beyond Your Wildest Imagination: Part 3
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Beyond Your Wildest Imagination: Part 3

9:20 p.m. - Commercial Break
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Intermission... TFNation style.

9:30 p.m. - Performing Monkey
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We close the evening with a laid back, acoustic musical set from Optimus Primal actor and blues musician, Garry Chalk!

Sunday

8:30 a.m. - Registration & Merch Collection
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Our registration area will be open from morning until afternoon. Visit to collect your entry wristbands and to purchase official TFNation merchandise! (You'll also be able to collect any pre-ordered merch at this point)

9 a.m. - Welcome
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Get comfortable, our Sunday entertainment will shortly begin.

9:30 a.m. - Avoid the Rush
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Though Sunday is typically a little more relaxed than Saturday, the queues for our Traders' Hall can still be busy. If that's not for you, feel free to relax in the Kings Suite where we will provide some entertainment until our panels begin.

9:30 a.m. - Trader Hall: All Access
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Sunday ticket holders can now enter our Transformers traders' hall. If you wish to queue early, please check signage to ensure you head to correct queue/line.

10 a.m. - Stamp of Approval: Design
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Royal Mail is releasing an official TRANSFORMERS themed stamp collection and has chosen TFNation 2022 as the place to reveal the designs to the world. TFNation attendees will be the first to see the collection’s specially commissioned artwork.

Please note: this is not a direct encore experience, but a unique panel in its own right - stay tuned for more information!


11 a.m. - Til All are One... of One!
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Transmission Incoming... 

11:30 a.m. - No Planet for Old Mechs
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Comic writer and artist Nick Roche joins us to discuss Last Bot Standing!

12:30 p.m. - What Might Have Been
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Transformers Archivist Jim Sorenson and Historian and host of "The Basics", Chris McFeely, give a special presentation as only they can... but about what? (Disclaimer: That was a tease, we do actually know)

1:30 p.m. - Children's Quiz
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Do you have a youngster who wants to join in the fun?  Or are you an adult, still feeling bitter about the Matrix Test?  Show us what you've got!

2 p.m. - Nicole Dubuc & Brian Hohlfeld
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Transformers writers Nicole Dubuc & Brian Hohlfeld tell us about their career experiences, both with the Cybertronians and beyond!

3 p.m. - Going Immersant
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As the story comes full circle, we're joined by some of the creative team behind IDW's Transformers series.

4 p.m. - Garry Chalk
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Truk AND Munky!  Whether he's your Optimus Prime, or your Optimus Primal, he's got a place in all of our sparks. We sit down with Garry Chalk to discuss his acting career.

4 p.m. - Traders' Hall Closes
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Traders' Hall Closes

5 p.m. - Construct-A-Con
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A chance to put your questions to some of the TFN organisers before we wind down TFNation 2022.

5:30 p.m. - Closing Ceremony
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All good things must come to an end! Join us as we say goodbye for another year...

* - Times and panels are subject to change