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CREATOR OF THE MONTH

DISCOVER OUR FAVE FANDOM CREATORS

The talent in the fandom world is unmatched. Creator of the Month is FAN EXPO’s way of trying to showcase the incredible creativity out there to a wider audience.

MEDIOCRE MIMICRY

A man in a blue outfit with leather straps across holds a large prop weapon on an empty street

MAY 2022
Canada Based

Creator Mediocre Mimicry tells us about their Fallout 4 Laser Musket and what it was like to win ‘Best in Show’ at FAN EXPO Vancouver.

AMAZON STEPH

A cosplayer in a blonde with with a hard plastic blue and black mask, blue straps with snowflakes on them and a snowflake necklace

MAY 2022
US Based

This month, creator Amazon Steph tells us about their first Cosplay & their tips for Cosplayers who are just starting out.

BRIGIT FIDDLE

BRIGIT FIDDLE IN COSPLAY

APRIL 2022
Canada Based

This month, creator Brigit Fiddle tells us about her three main goals she strives for in cosplay and much more.

EMMA RUBINI

EMMA RUBINI AS RAVEN FROM TEEN TITANS GO

APRIL 2022
US Based

This month, creator Emma Rubini tells us all about her first cosplay and the piece she’s most proud of.

CORPSEKID COSPLAY

CORPSEKID COSPLAY IN COSPLAY

MARCH 2022
Canada Based

Corpsekid Cosplay tells us about her first cosplay from Princess Jellyfish in the newest edition of Creator of the Month.

AVERA COSPLAY

AVERA COSPLAY IN COSPLAY WITH LARGE WHITE WINGS WITH GOLDEN TIPS AND A BLONDE WIG

MARCH 2022
US Based

Avera Cosplay tells us all about how her entire family is into cosplay & her advice to anyone starting out.

FRANK CORACI

FRANK CORACI AS MANTA FROM AQUAMAN WITH BIG RED EYES AND A GREEN BACKGROUND

FEBRUARY 2022
Canada Based

Cosplayer Frank Coraci tells us about his first experience at our shows and his first cosplay ever in the newest edition of Creator of the Month.

HOLTSCLAW COSPLAY

HOLTSCLAW COSPLAY AS THE MANDALORIAN WITH A PROP GUN

FEBRUARY 2022
US Based

Holtsclaw Cosplay tells us all about his first cosplay from Destiny and the Overwatch cosplay he’s most proud of in Creator of the Month.

2021 CREATORS

LISA MANCINI

LISA MANCINI AS A MORTAL KOBMAT CHARACTER WITH GLOWING EYES

DECEMBER 2021
Canada Based

In this edition, Lisa Mancini discusses their cosplay and tells us about her many different looks.

JEFF JENKINS

A PHOTO OF A ROBIN COSPLAYER TAKEN BY JEFF JENKINS

DECEMBER 2021
US Based

In this edition, Jeff Jenkins discusses their cosplay photography & their favorite projects they've worked on.

CONSISTENCY COSTUMES

CONSISTENCY COSTUMES IN HIS AWARD WINNING COSPLAY WITH FIREY SWORD AND DARK ARMOUR NEAR A GATED DRIVE WAY

NOVEMBER 2021
Canada Based

The winner of the FAN EXPO Canada: LIMITED EDITION Cosplay Craftmanship Cup, Consistency Costumes, tells us all about who they are and their cosplay style.

BLACK CRYSTAL COSPLAY

Black Crystal Cosplay as a Deku fan wearing a Deku green wig and red running shoes with a Deku backpack

NOVEMBER 2021
US Based

Black Crystal Cosplay tells us all about her first Cosplay and the Cosplayer that she looks up to the most for inspiration. 

SILVERLININGSCOSPLAY

SILVERLININGSCOSPLAY IN THEIR MEDEVIAL COSPLAYS IN A FOREST WITH BLONDE WIGS

OCTOBER 2021
Canada Based

In this edition, cosplayer SilverLiningsCosplay tells us all about their over 85 different cosplays!

CASSANDRA COSPLAYS

CASSANDRA COSPLAYS AS DISNEY'S HADES WITH A SMOKEY BLUE BACKGROUND

OCTOBER 2021
US Based

In this edition, Cassandra Cosplays tells us all about their best advice for new cosplayers.

IAMMARRIOTT

IAMMARRIOTT IN HIS SPIDER-MAN VENOM COSPLAY PERCHED ON A CONCRETE BLOCK

SEPTEMBER 2021
Canada Based

In this edition, iammarriott discusses their cosplay and tells us about their proudest piece.  

WISH

WISH AS DAPHNE FROM SCOOBY DOO IN A STUDY

SEPTEMBER 2021
US Based

In this edition, Wish discusses their cosplay and tells us about their proudest cosplay piece.

ANDREW SPERANZA

ANDREW SPERANZA AS CAPTAIN MARVEL, DEEP IN THOUGHT

AUGUST 2021
Canada Based

In this edition, Andrew Speranza discusses his fandoms and gives advice to aspiring creators.

MISS TAURUS COSPLAY

MISS TAURUS COSPLAY IN COSPLAY

AUGUST 2021
US Based

In this edition, we talk with Miss Taurus Cosplay, winner of the MEGACON Orlando Cosplay Craftsmanship Cup about their looks & learn more about who they are!

MARK CANNATARO FILMS

MARK CANNATARO FILMS STILL FEATURING JARJAR BINKS AND DARTH VADER

JULY 2021
Canada Based

In this edition, Mark Cannataro Films discusses his background in 3D animation, gives advice to aspiring video creators, and tells us how he made Mark Hamill laugh.

WRETCHED HIVE CREATIONS

An Ahsoka Tano cosplay wearing a custom headpiece designed by Wretched Hive Creations

JULY 2021
US Based

Artist Wretched Hive Creations tells us how he got into Scultping and what his most difficult project to date has been.

LEELANDO

LEELANDO IN COSPLAY AS HARLEY QUINN WITH A HYEENA BESIDE HER

JUNE 2021
Canada Based

In this edition, Leelando reveals her fictional style icon, discusses the similarities and differences between drag and cosplay, and gives her best drag advice.

VENUS ENVY

VENUS ENVY AS WONDER-WOMAN WEARING SPANDEX AND A BLACK WIG

JUNE 2021
US Based

In this edition, Venus Envy discusses the similarities and differences between drag and cosplay and gives advice to anyone just starting out in their drag career.

THE FAZGARDIAN

THE FAZGARDIAN AS THE ALMIGHTY THOR WITH LIGHTNING EFFECTS

MAY 2021
Canada Based

In this edition, Christopher Fazio discusses his coolest cosplay moment (which involves an Avenger!) and tells us who his ‘cosplay mom’ is.

221BDISNEY

221BDISNEY AS FRODO BAGGINS HOLDING A PROP KNIFE

MAY 2021
US Based

In this edition, 221bdisney (Emily) discusses her passion for storytelling and tells us who her ‘cosplay mom’ is.

THE WIZARDING SIBS

THE WIZARDING SIBS AS GENERIC HARRY POTTER STUDENTS HOLDING A PHEONIX

APRIL 2021
Canada Based

The Canadian cosplayers talk about fully immersing themselves in Hogwarts Wizarding World.

BRI ROSE

BRI ROSE AS MYSTIQUE FROM X-MEN

APRIL 2021
US Based

The Orlando cosplayer talks about joining a whole new cosplay world with The Little Mermaid’s Ariel.

BABY BEL BEL

BABY BEL BEL AS LARA CROFT FALLING FROM A LARGE HEIGHT

MARCH 2021
Canada Based

The Canadian cosplayer talks about being inspired by Mr. Dressup and The Wizard of Oz.

LEXI VAUGHAN COSPLAY

LEXI VAUGHAN COSPLAY AS SAILOR MOON

MARCH 2021
US Based

Lexi Vaughn Cosplay talks about the epic process it took to cosplay Frozen’s Elsa.

MELTINGMIRROR COSPLAY

MELTINGMIRROR COSPLAY IN HER COSPLAY

FEBRUARY 2021
Canada Based

The incredible MeltingMirror Cosplay talks to us about her first time cosplaying, tips on starting out, and who her cosplay crush is.

MARI

MARI AS KATARA FROM AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER

FEBRUARY 2021
US Based

Cosplayer extraordinaire Mari talks to us about their first time cosplaying, tips on starting out, and who their cosplay crush is.

STAVVY COSPLAY

Stavvy Cosplay in the classic Blue & White Bell outfit, reading on grass with a brown picnic basket

JANUARY 2021
Canada Based

Stavvy Cosplay tells us about their Lust from FullMetal Alchemist: Brotherhood cosplay and how @borealis_cosplay and @esthervallins both inspire Stavvy. 

TYREEK DAVID

Tyreek Davis looking serious as he cosplays Miles Morales in his classic sweater/jacket/super suit combo

JANUARY 2021
US Based

Join us as we learn all about Tyreek David and his many cosplays. 

2020 CREATORS

TEMPTEST COSPLAY

Temptest Cosplay in a Deku cosplay from My Hero Academia wearing a blue/green wig and a student outfit

DECEMBER 2020
Canada Based

Temptest Cosplay talks about their Araña Corazon cosplay & what they hope to achieve in the future.

MEGAN JANE ART

Megan Jane Art in a classic Harley Quinn cosplay while holding gift wrapped presents and christmas lights surrounding her

DECEMBER 2020
US Based

Megan Jane Art tells FAN EXPO all about her Spider-Man PS4 inspired Black Cat cosplay & how she gets her inspiration.

LYDI SCOTT

Lydi Scott in grey metallic armour with a black mask and brown hair

NOVEMBER 2020
Canada Based

Lydi Scott talks about her first Cosplay from Borderlands and her Witcher-style cosplay that she's the most proud of. 

SAILOR VIRGO COSPLAY

Sailor Virgo cosplay as Batwoman with a superimposed Batman logo in the sky

NOVEMBER 2020
US Based

Sailor Virgo Cosplay tells us about her first foam-crafting project and the projects she's currently working on.

VAIN VIRGOS COSPLAY

Vain Virgos in all red face paint with a red wig and dark red lipstick with black face paint around her eyes

OCTOBER 2020
Canada Based

Vain Virgos Cosplay tells FAN EXPO about the hardest parts of Cosplaying and their best advice for newcomers.

ALYSON TABBITHA

Alyson Tabbitha in a patterned blue shirt with a green vest and Joker makeup as she cosplays Joker from The Dark Knight

OCTOBER 2020
US Based

Cosplayer Alyson Tabbitha tells us about her best piece of advice for Cosplay newcomers & what the most difficult part of cosplaying is. 

CHARLIE CASTLE

Charlie Castle in a grey & white Danny Phantom cosplay outfit with a grey & hair spiked hairdo

SEPTEMBER 2020
Canada Based

Charlie Castle tells us all about how he got into Cosplay and the TikTok Cosplayer that he looks up to.

TAYA MILLER

Taya Miller in white holding a prop gun to look like Padme Amidala from Star Wars

SEPTEMBER 2020
US Based

TikTok star Taya Miller joins FAN EXPO to tell us all about how she got started on TikTok and what the community is like on that social platform.