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Aliens, Superpowers, and More in Agent II: Revelation

Agent Revelation - an interview with Derek Ting on The Fantasy Network News

In 2017, actor, writer and director Derek Ting, producer Eric Mark and their team released the entertaining indie sci-fi thriller AGENT I: INTELLIGENCE. With a story that taps into the concepts of alien invasion, the building of the pyramids, Area 51 and other classic sci-fi tropes with a twist, AGENT has gained a loyal audience. And that has paved the ...

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Loss and Mental Health: The Moving Indie Sci-Fi Film ‘Blank Shores’

  In the award-winning short indie sci-fi film Blank Shores, writer/director Alex Kyrou and producer Clare Shields explore an emotional topic that audiences might not immediately associate with speculative fiction—how the loss of a child impacts parents. But as movies like Arrival, novels like Borne and shorts like Blank Shores prove out, science fiction provides a powerful lens for viewing ...

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Review: Wonder Woman 1984

Wonder Woman 1984 review on The Fantasy Network News

Have you seen it yet? By it, I mean the colossus of stay-at-home movie viewing: Warner Bros.’ epic, splashy, on-demand release of the much-awaited sequel, Wonder Woman 1984. In a year when film releases have been torpedoed by the pandemic and its repercussions, it’s impressive but not surprising that WW1984 would garner what is, for 2020, a decent opening box office ...

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These Robots Love You

Boston Dynamics' robots are shown dancing in a newly released video. Image source: Boston Dynamics/Twitter - story on The Fantasy Network News

If you’ve wanted to know whether robots can dance, wonder no more. The team at Boston Dynamics proves robots have moves, as long as you take the time to program it all. Happy New Year!

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Fan-Favorite LARPS Now on AMZ Prime, Up for Renewal

LARPs season 3 in the works and more news on The Fantasy Network News

Taking down bad guys, shooting your friends, and exploring romance are completely normal during a live-action roleplaying game. But in the live-action role-playing comedy, LARPs, things aren’t always as easy as you’d hope. The LARPs characters discover they can’t keep their normal lives and their play entirely separate. Real life? In-game? It’s sometimes hard to tell. LARPs Building a Wider Audience ...

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Animation, Comic Show “Acme News” Debuts on TFN

Acme News airing on The Fantasy Network News

Fans of comics, animation and illustrated SFF know it’s not always easy to find news on what’s happening in this part of fandom. But the guys behind Acme News are changing that. Tune in and join show creators and hosts MylesTales and DomZilla as they report what’s happening this week in the sometimes not so wacky world of cartoons. MylesTales is ...

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Introducing—New Universe Pages for Indie Fans on TFN!

The Gamers Universe page launching on The Fantasy Network

Explore more of the world of THE GAMERS and other indie SFF web shows with TFN’s new Universe pages! READ ON… Now there are even more ways than ever to support indie sci-fi and fantasy filmmakers. The Fantasy Network is launching brand-new UNIVERSE pages for our most popular web series to give you even greater access to all the things ...

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Seattle’s 48-Hour Film Project Free on TFN All December

Seattle 48 Hour Film Project 2020 screenings on The Fantasy Network

If you love the adventure and intensity of watching short films written and shot in two-day timeframes, then head over to The Fantasy Network now. We’re hosting the results of the 48 Hour Film Project for free for a limited time, now through end of December 2020. Don’t miss it! The 48 Hour Film Project is a wild and sleepless ...

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Star Wars: Rogue Squadron – Check Out the Official Teaser Trailer

Star Wars Rogue Squadron Patty Jenkins - on The Fantasy Network News

Ready for a new Star Wars film? One that doesn’t have Skywalkers in it? Disney’s Rogue Squadron, helmed by Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins, is slated for 2023. And it looks promising as a way to refresh the film franchise after some notorious prequel and sequel missteps. The future has been uncertain for the Star Wars franchise ever since its fandom split down ...

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Working for Free: 8 Things for Creatives to Consider

As a creative filmmaker or artist, when (if ever) should I work for free? That’s a question all creatives face at some point. The challenge is, if you decide on a blanketed statement of “I don’t do free” as a creative, you likely end up wishing you would have a time or two. Now, I fully get why working for ...

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