Wolf's Den Hospitality Suite
Visit our lounge for sponsors and supersponsors, where those who went that extra mile to support us can take a break and enjoy free snacks and drinks.
Sponsor Pizza Party
Sponsorship has its rewards, and this is a big one! A huge thank-you pizza party in Hospitality for sponsors, supersponsors, and dealers who have helped to make Furnal Equinox a success.
All Supersponsors are invited to join the Guests of Honour for a catered luncheon. Please pick up your ticket provided at Registration and bring it to the meal.
Tea Social – Spawts
End off a long Friday and chill out for a fun weekend at our Tea Social. Tea, coffee, and baked goods will be served by your hosts. Take a chair, lift your pinkies, and enjoy some civilized conversation!
Join our sister con What The Fur? as they turn Hospitality into Old Montreal for the evening! Poutine and smoked meat will be served.
Join Camp Feral! as they take over Hospitality to provide some Canadian camping fun! Sorry, no bonfire or marshmallow roasting indoors, but anything else goes!
Breaking the Mold: Interesting Character Designs – Karine Charlebois
Drawing furries is more than just human bodies with muzzles and tails! Learn the rules of drawing anatomy, getting the essentials of the animal into your design, showing age, and male and female bodies. Anthro, feral and 'taur forms are also covered. A good base in drawing skill is recommended! (PG, due to anatomical explicitness).
Building Characters in Historical Context – Euro
The annals of history can be vast and overwhelming. This panel is for anyone who wants to create historical characters, or weave history into their art or writing. We'll lead you through creating convincing and relatable stories for your audiences.
Creating Comics – Kent Burles
Comic artist and illustrator Kent Burles gives a crash course in drawing comics, followed by Q&A.
Creature Design – Kent Burles
Starting with a standard body template, Kent demonstrates how to create anthropomorphic creatures using mammal, avian, and reptilian examples.
Drawing Backgrounds – Kent Burles
Maybe you're great at characters, but what about the rest of the scene? Kent gives advice and examples on how to use backgrounds and environments that bring out your character's true potential.
Anything Goes Art Jam – Eevachu
Comics and animation and character design? Oh my! Let Eevachu be your guide on anything art related. Bring a pencil and paper, art you'd like critiqued, and swing by for this choose-your-own-adventure session determined by YOU!
How to Win at Commissions – Heather Bruton
Not sure how to take commissions? Long-time artist Heather Bruton gives practical tips on sketchbook and sketch commissions at cons, how to please the customer, setting prices, and managing your time.
Illustrating Historical Clothing – Redcoat Cat
Historical artist Redcoat provides advice on how to approach clothing and historical details in artwork, including how to research and realistically depict cloth and folds. Learn the difference between drawing a uniform and drawing a costume! A Q&A will follow.
Making a Furry Comic – Rukis
If you're looking for advice on putting together a comic, look no further than Red Lantern creator Rukis! Here she gives some tips on starting your own, and answers more advanced questions.
Portraying Military in Art and Writing – Rithnok
Ever looked at Master Chief, GI Jane or S.W.A.T. and thought it's real? Well, think again! If you want to write or draw military life or special ops accurately, spend an hour in the trenches with Rithnok, a Canadian Forces veteran, who will separate myth from reality.
Visual Storytelling Crash Course – Karine Charlebois
Comics and storyboards are about telling a story. Learn the rules and general dos and don'ts of story layouts, and especially sequential art. Karine is a 15+ year pro at storyboards and comics with many tips to share.
A Furry Night at the Improv! – Hiker & Dralen
Improv is back! Come and play some improv games with your hosts Hiker and Dralen in this evening of fun with a furry twist. Get your stage voices ready, because audience participation is definitely on!
Karaoke – BrimstoneXD
Think you can sing? Yes? No? Well do it anyway! Come up to the microphone, and sing to your heart's content!
Meet the DJs – DJ_Khaki
Meet some of the talented DJs that play music at Furnal Equinox's dances. See where they got started, how they grew and matured as performers, and find out what their future plans are.
Open Mike – Potoroo
Live music, skits, and performance from the local fandom. The mike's live, so bring an instrument, or just yourself, and put on a show!
Scavenger Hunt – Scani
Welcome to basic training! The scavenger hunt will get you familiar with our new hotel by racing through hallways and competing in various challenges. Be the first team back to home base, and win a prize! This is a great opportunity to meet new people!
Telling a Tall Tail – Thadius-Effingham
A live stand-up presentation of stories and comedy about being a furry and life in general. Thad will also read some of his stories from past and present projects.
The Wed-Night 80's Bash – ShujinTribble
The "Feline Conspiracy's Wed-Night 80's Bash" will be recording in the Zoo again this year! Host ShujinTribble is taking requests and dedications of 80's music or covers. Also playing music for the fursuit parade!
Whose Lion is it Anyway? – Dronon
Everyone knows the hilarious show that has been a staple of US conventions with SemJay and Alkali. Now one of its original creators is bringing his own version to Canada! Get up and act crazy in any of the silly games they have in store!
Avians – Evilbirdie
Feathers, wings and talons, gather together! If you're a bird or of the avian persuasion, come on down and shake a wing. All are welcome.
Babyfur Meet & Greet – Dan Raccoon
Yes, you read that right. Whether you're a cub, kid fur or just friendly and curious, come on down to meet and hang out in a relaxed social setting. Cookies and juice will be served!
Canine Meet and Greet – Nyxks & Kantu
Calling all canines to a meet and greet! Wolves, coyotes, dogs, foxes, and kitsunes are all welcome. After a little mutual sniffing we'll settle down to compare notes on canine-related topics.
Cat's Meow – Kittyflow
Hello felines! Come join us for the cat panel. We will be discussing all things cats -- and there might be a special surprise at the end! Meow! Go cats go!
Greymuzzles – Pakesh De
If you're over 30 and a long-timer in the fandom, this is your event! Discuss what it's like to be an older fur, what has changed over the years, how you got into the fandom before the Interwebz, or just complain how the darn cubs won't stay off your lawn!
Lady Furs Meet – Sateva, Quyet Pawz, Koray BunnyCatalyst
This is a meet and greet, social and discussion panel for females, as well as trans females — we hope to create a warm welcoming environment for girls and women at FE to get to know each other. Ladies only, please.
Mustelid Panel – MadFerret
A fun, simple meet and greet for mustelids of all kind! Doesn't matter if you're a weasel, a ferret, stoat, otter, badger, wolverine or anything else! All are welcome to come and join us! So pull up a seat, introduce yourself, and have a great time!
My Little Pony: The Panel – Dan Raccoon & Blondie Pup
Fans of all ages are invited to mingle and chat about all things related to MLP: Friendship is Magic! There will be group talks, polls, fan media and door prizes! We'd like 20% cooler input this year so come on down!
Pony Videos – 8-bit Pony
Watch humorous and chaotic fan-animations, parodies, and PMVs (pony music videos)! Reenactments of Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, Doctor Who, video games, and much more! You'll be laughing yourself horse!
Uniformed Furs Meet & Greet – Rithnok & Arc
Come meet those that serve their communities in uniform! Also open to those that wear or like uniforms as costumes, for events or just for fun.
Your First Con – Potoroo & Pakesh De
Everyone's had a first con, and if this is yours, let a group of convention veterans answer your questions and offer some advice on having a great experience!
Now You Know
Everything About Furries – NukaScrue
What has half a decade of psychological research taught us about furries? This panel is sure to teach you something new about furries, whether you're just getting into the fandom or have been a furry for decades!
Fandom Positives – Dronon
What do you like about furry fandom? Meeting people, broadening your horizons, celebrating your inner nerd, fursuiting, or spending a weekend with friends? Come talk about the positive aspects of the fandom, and share your stories!
Furries in the Media – Pyat
As the fandom grows, so too does media awareness of furry. Pyat, a real live newspaper reporter and furry author, will talk to you about how to deal with the inevitable media attention in a positive way. Expect plenty of long-winded anecdotes!
Fuzzy Notes: Music by Furries – Potoroo
Potoroo talks music and about being both a musician and a furry. As part of the music biz, he gives advice on how to get your music out there, and answers questions. He'll feature some of the best new music by furries, and will be recording an episode of his podcast!
Historical Military Vehicles – Little Napoleon
Have an interest in military machines? Then this is the place to be! Learn about the history of military transport and mobile weapons, and how to use them in stories and art.
History of Furry Fandom Politics – Dronon
How has the fandom grown? What internal politics, debates and drama have shaped it and continue to work in the background? How has it changed and evolved over time? Oh, the drama!
Human-Animal Transformation – Toberkitty, Angrboda, Blackshirtboy, Tharakaos, DuskySam
This small panel of artists discusses transformation as art, its history, and their personal feelings about and relationship with transformation. Find out how TF and furry are related, or meet fellow TF fans in a friendly setting.
Online DJing / Podcasting – ShujinTribble
Wanting to know what goes into being an online DJ, or how to craft a podcast or audio/video blog? This panel will talk you through the ins and outs. Our host has over 4 years of experience as a furry podcaster and DJ.
Spirituality – Nyxks & Blindsight
To many, furry is more than art, and is deeply linked to their mental and spiritual lives (and many don't even realize it). Ever had a spirit animal speak to you? Experienced a non-human body-image or mental shift? Seen an aura? We'll discuss these and more.
Things That Go Boom – Inari
Learn about the weapons of destruction the military has at its command! Guns, artillery, tanks, and anything else that comes up.
Writer's Craft – Thadius-Effingham
Writing a book can be as simple as putting your fingers to the keyboard, but how do you avoid throwing your computer out the window? Host Thadius speaks on what it took to get through his major projects, and how to succeed in your goals.
Fursuit Construction – Frostscar & Stitchwolf
This is a basic-to-advanced fursuit building panel. We'll be going over every detail from how to make your balaclava to airbrushing techniques, and answering common questions. Come out and see how the magic happens!
Fursuit Dance Preliminaries – SkyRyd3r
The first-ever Furnal Equinox Dance Competition starts here! Fursuit dancers can learn new dance moves and tips, and compete to see who will go to the finals Sunday.
Fursuit Dance Competition – SkyRyd3r
The Furnal Equinox Dance Competition is here! Come and watch this extraordinary event as fursuit competitors take to the dance floor and put on spectacular routines! Competitors must attend the preliminaries to compete in the finals.
Music Video Filming – Olefin
Ever want to be in a furry music video made by the fandom, and for the fandom? We'll be filming a real music video during FE, and we're looking for some extras!
Performing in Fursuit – Tiger Sammy
Join Tiger Sammy as we look into the art of fursuit performance. Learn the basics and improve your acting, and bring those fuzzy animal characters to life! Audience participation strongly encouraged!
Are You A Werewolf? – Firey Kitsune
It's villagers versus werewolves! During the day, the villagers lynch suspected werewolves, by night, the werewolves feast. Can the villagers get them all before the predators (and the angry mobs) take out the whole town?
Cards Against Humanity – Belic
Word association was never so fun, or hilarious -- or so WRONG. Highly NSFW, but bound to be hilarious! (Adults only)
Furnal Bash – Black Mage Kitty
Let the fur fly in this Mario Party live-action game gone furry! Suiters and non suiters combine their efforts as they split into 4 teams and accumulate points. Who will be the champion?
Ironclaw: A Game of Bones – Pyat
A mystery haunts the Duke of Bisclavret. The young wolf cub knows that shadowy figures from the pagan past are plotting against his throne. Can your adventurers solve the mystery without causing a scandal?
Munchkin Tournament – Xzion
A tongue-in-cheek card game, easy to learn and fun to play! Special prizes available for the winners courtesy of Steve Jackson Games.
My Little Pony RPG – Chall
And that's how Equestria was saved... or was it? How will your mane party fare in this adventure? Play will be based on the FATE system.
Videogame Tournament: Rock Band
Get ready to shred, drum and sing like a rock star in our Rock Band tournament!
Videogame Tournament: Street Fighter x Tekken
Round One — FIGHT! Face off against opponents in this elimination tournament — who will prevail?