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Creative Freedom: A Take on the Ayer’s Cut of Suicide Squad

Guest post written by @filmschoolrooki — find them on Twitter. Wanted to share my thoughts on the unreleased Ayer Cut of The Suicide Squad, but first a little about me. As an indie filmmaker on my local scene and what we call the DMV (short for D.C., Maryland & Virginia), I had my creative baptism. Since 2014 I was introduced ...

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The Sci-Fi/Horror/Gaming Audio Dramas of Fool & Scholar

In the world of audio fiction, success tends to be a team effort. That’s clear in the work Travis Vengroff and Kaitlin Statz, the husband-wife duo behind Fool & Scholar Productions—an award-winning podcast network that produces horror, RPG, and sci-fi podcast fiction. Their efforts in podcasting began simply enough, as a creative hobby they could do together. Soon, with Statz ...

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Give Me Away: A Sci-Fi Podcast Review

A screaming spaceship and a world of radical hospitality. That’s the tagline concept for Give Me Away, a science fiction audio drama from the podcast team powerhouse, Gideon Media. Written by Mac Rogers, the creator of the highly popular and acclaimed The Message, and directed by Jordana Williams (The Honeycomb Trilogy), Give Me Away is a unique look at finding ...

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Blending SFF, Audio and Improv: Rusty Quill Podcast Network

Looking for audio dramas that bring together horror, fantasy, science fiction, comedy, improvisational performances and gaming? Is there such a thing? Yes, there is—and it’s known as the Rusty Quill Network, a multi-award-winning podcast network with popular shows such as Rusty Quill Gaming (tabletop gaming fiction), Stellar Firma (an improv sci-fi tale in the mode of Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy), ...

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Alternative Stories and Fake Realities

Alternative Stories - interview on The Fantasy Network News

Reprinted with permission from our partners at Recursor.TV Our ongoing series covering sci-fi and fantasy audio dramas continues today with Alternative Stories and Fake Realities, a podcast and production company for new and original audio drama, poetry and writing from across the English-speaking world. With well-known authors like Terri Windling and Chris Beckett, and up-and-coming writers like Emily Inkpen among ...

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Three Days Left to Support the Making of “Dragon Knight”

Image, film Dragon Knight funding on Kickstarter - article on The Fantasy Network News

Inspired by the mythic storytelling of Tolkien, the brooding dark fantasy of Conan the Barbarian and Excalibur, and the murderous intrigue of Game of Thrones—the indie fantasy film Dragon Knight is a gritty epic for fans, by fans. With sweet rewards for its backers, the Kickstarter for Dragon Knight is reaching the end of its funding—and you don’t want to miss out ...

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Loki: The Superhero We Need

***Spoiler zone ahead: Read on at your own risk.*** So… watching Loki, anyone? We’re kidding. We know you are. Marvel/Disney’s new Loki series is generating tons of discussion. And we at TFN love ourselves some Tom Hiddleston, so we’ll join in with a look at how the series is tackling gender, masculinity, leadership…and what maybe we really want from our superheroes ...

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