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Kickstarter in Progress: TFN’s The Inventor, by Creator Wyatt Moore

Have you seen The Inventor yet? It may be the weirdest show you’ve ever seen. But it’s fun too. Miller is a prodigy inventor who doesn’t discriminate when it comes to test subjects, namely people. The Kickstarter to help fund the series is happening now—and it promises to be epic! Here’s a quick look behind the scenes of The Inventor’s inspiration, ...

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Catch the Australian Sci-Fi Showcase Online April 3-4

Berlin Sci-Fi Filmfest presents the Australian Sci-Fi Showcase in association with Sydney Science Fiction Film Festival on Saturday to Sunday, April 3-4, 2021.

Berlin Sci-Fi Filmfest presents the Australian Sci-Fi Showcase in association with Sydney Science Fiction Film Festival on Saturday to Sunday, April 3-4, 2021. Seven Australian films encompassing the vast themes and infinite possibilities of speculative cinema will represent the Oz sector as part of the inaugural Australian Sci-fi Showcase. This is an online screening series hosted by the Berlin Sci-fi Filmfest ...

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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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Ready to Con Online? Check Out Capital Sci Fi Con 2021

Tired of being stuck at home and ready to venture into the convention world again? We feel you. Cons are one of the things we miss the most right now, but it’s not time to meet in person yet. Still, there’s plenty happening online — like Scotland’s Capital Sci Fi Con 2021 (CSFC), taking place virtually on Saturday, March 13. ...

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Amazing Stories and the History of Science Fiction

Science fiction’s rich tradition in the short story realm is something that can’t be argued. Over the years, countless well-known, best-selling sci-fi authors have gotten their start with publications in pulp magazines like Amazing Stories. First published in March-April 1926, Amazing Stories was the first magazine dedicated fully to science fiction—making it a pioneer for magazines like Analog (1930) and ...

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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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Time Traveling through Indie Film Twenty Twenty

A man seeks his destiny in the past, present and future—in the award-winning indie sci-fi film Twenty Twenty by actor, director and producer Dave Sweeney. Awarded “Best Psychedelic Fantasy Short Film” at the Retro Avant Garde Film Festival NYC, Twenty Twenty is the story of Dave Slade—a man who faces a myriad of struggles as he tries to figure out what’s real, ...

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Labor of Love: The Making of Sci-Fi Short Film BLINDSIGHT

Fan art can take a lot of forms — short stories online, a reddit feed, sketches, Etsy crafts. But when you’re a creative director and artist, your ambition gets a bit of a boost and you probably end up doing something bigger. It’s fair to say that was the experience of filmmaker Danil Krivoruchko, whose short film BLINDSIGHT is a ...

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Chatting with Sci-Fi Filmmaker Adam Batchelor

Satori Awakening interview with Adam Batchelor on The Fantasy Network News

Love a good sci-fi film, especially if it’s indie? Then you might want to check out Satori [Awakening]. In this blend of sci-fi, action and adventure set in a near-future earth, humans attempt to harness the power of artificial intelligence to reverse the climate crisis. In completing its task relentlessly, the AI spirals out of our control, covering the planet ...

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