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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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Evocative Style: The Comic and Book Art of Daniele Serra

Clive Barker's Hellraiser: Bestiary (BOOM! Studios) cover art by Daniele Serra - interview on The Fantasy Network News

Evocative, emotional, dynamic… The science fiction, fantasy and horror artwork created by Italian illustrator and comic book artist Daniele Serra is decidedly eye-catching. With a style that is unmistakable when you see it, Serra has provided artwork for popular books and comics, including Clive Barker’s Hellraiser: Bestiary (BOOM! Comics), The Crow: Memento Mori (IDW Publishing), The Big Blow by Joe R. ...

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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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Comedy and Holiday Magic in “A Christmas Cancellation”

The fictional characters in a popular sitcom wake up to the realization that they’re not real—and the show is ending. Now, with CANCELLATION approaching, they must find a way to keep the show going or they will cease to exist. That’s the premise behind the comedic Christmas film A Christmas Cancellation, directed by Justin Timpane. A bit of fantasy is common ...

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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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