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AFK: A Hole in the World – Join the Backers for a New Miniseries

Seemingly alone aside from Vanya’s brutish and mysterious enforcer ‘The Behemoth’, Sheena must struggle not only with her own grief and trauma, but also with a cunning plot against her to take over the growing empire she and Vanya built together. That’s the premise behind the new miniseries in the making, AFK: A Hole in the World. And right now, ...

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How to Get Jeff Goldblum on a Podcast: 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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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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Lizardfolk: An interview with the creators of TFN’s Roll With It

What did you do during the pandemic of 2020? If you were part of the creative team known as Lizardfolk, you planned and shot a comedic look at D&D gaming. The resulting film, Roll With It, is a lot of fun—and it’s available for streaming on The Fantasy Network. The Lizardfolk team talked with The Fantasy News to share about the ...

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The Dragon Stone Conspiracy: Author Amanda Cherry Talks about the Strowlers Novel

Available on The Fantasy Network for streaming, the web series Strowlers by Zombie Orpheus Entertainment creates a world in which magic is real and everyone wants to control it. Everyday heroes struggle to survive their encounters with creatures from beyond the veil, unlicensed magicians, and the shadowy government agencies tasked with controlling it. Now, that world is expanded in a novel ...

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Sheer SFF Poetry: The Sci-Fi Haiku of Marcus Vance

Across the Vacuum a sci-fi haiku collection by Marcus Vance - interview on The Fantasy Network News

If high school was the last time you thought about poetry, you’re missing out on getting your sci-fi fix in short, potent shots — and you should think again about that. The taut, streamlined sci-fi haiku of author Marcus Vance, along with this SFF flash fiction and other short works, are worth checking out. His new haiku collection, Across the ...

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Cognition Starring Andrew Scott and Jeremy Irvine now on VOD

Andrew Scott, Jeremy Irvine, Milo Panni and Ravi Ajit Chopra on set of Cognition, article featured on The Fantasy Network News

If you haven’t seen the indie sci-fi short film COGNITION yet, now is a great time to do it—as it’s now available on demand on a number of platforms. The film’s sci-fi stylings wrap around a heartfelt story rooted in a father-son relationship, packing a great punch at the end and leaving audiences wanting to see more of this exciting ...

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Crowdfunding Latina Superheroes: Support LOQUITA by Kayden Phoenix

Loquita, a supernatural Latina superhero graphic novel - read the interview with creator Kayden Phoenix on The Fantasy Network News

There’s nothing quite like seeing a superhero character that mirrors your experience of the world. For filmmaker and storyteller Kayden Phoenix, that had led to the work she’s doing on LOQUITA, a supernatural Latina superhero graphic novel, which is finishing up its Kickstarter soon. Inspired by the kind of tale and characters Phoenix would love to see onscreen, LOQUITA tells ...

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Calling All Creators: Submit to Stareable Fest 2021

The premier annual indie TV and web series festival in the US — Stareable Fest — is currently taking submissions. If you aren’t familiar with Stareable, it’s a new and growing place for digital creative talent in the TV industry to connect and showcase their work. Stareable Fest 2021 honors the year’s best content, and provides a space for the ...

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Tips for Making Your Own Film from Sam Weston

Sam Weston, creator of The Swordswoman on The Fantasy Network

The Fantasy Network recently chatted with Sam Weston, creator of the short film The Swordswoman during the 48-Hour Film Project. He shared some excellent tips for those who want to get started making their own indie films. We want to share these ideas with the indie creators in our audience, especially those who are just starting out on their filmmaking ...

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