Alex Fitch introduces a talk by Doctor Charlotte Mykura who discusses the area of epigentics in relationship to human lifespans and health, plus connections with science-fiction in connection with the new SF thriller Chimera. Recorded at SCI-FI-LONDON 18, May 1st, 2018
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In a Q and A recorded at SCI-FI-LONDON, the cast and crew of discuss the new SF thriller Caught. Also Alex Fitch talks to director Bart Simpson about his documentary film Brasília: Life After Design, and Graphic novelist turned director Anders Winter explores his adaptation of cult American comic book I Kill Giants which is released on VOD on May 4th.
Alex chairs a panel discussion on creating immersive audio recorded at SCI-FI-LONDON, with B7 Media’s Andrew Mark Sewell and Richard Kurti, the adaptors of Dan Dare, and The Martian Chronicles, Jason Haigh-Ellery, CEO of Big Finish Productions, Christina Barsi, creator of the sci-fi narrative podcast Dimension, and Charlotte Windle Mikkelborg who produces 3D virtual reality soundscapes. Also, at Cartoon County, Tom McNally discusses comedic fantasy drama Saga of the European King.
In this month’s Halloween themed episode of the Electric Sheep Magazine Podcast, Virginie Selavy talks to Kim Newman about his collection of reviews and essays, ‘Video Dungeon’, and to cinema programmer Anna Bogutskaya about co–curating a tour of short horror films directed by women: ‘The Final Girls – We Are the Weirdos’.
Also, at the SCI-FI-LONDON film festival, Alex Fitch talks to director Keir Burrows about his Oxford set Sci–Fi thriller Anti Matter which concerns the terrifying consequences of taking part in University science experiments.
Alex Fitch talks to production designer Patrick Tatopoulos about his work on such films as Godzilla (1998), Justice League, Alien vs. Predator, the Riddick saga and many more. Patrick also discusses his contributions to the “Into the Unknown – A Journey through Science Fiction” exhibition at the Barbican in the City of London, which includes props and recreations of his work on Stargate and I, Robot.
More info: Patrick Tatopoulos’ Instagram site / Into The Unknown: A Journey Through Science Fiction at The Barbican
In a pair of Q&As recorded at SCI-FI-LONDON 17, Alex Fitch talks to director Sasha Louis Vukovic, actors Teresa Marie Doran and William Aaron, Cinematographer Eric Irvin, and editor Erica Gulliver about their Canadian period Sci-Fi drama Flora, which depicts an expedition by 1920s botanists into uncharted territory…
And, guest presenter and host of the Arthur C Clarke Awards, Tom Hunter discusses the film adaptation of acclaimed British zombie drama The Girl with all the Gifts and its print prequel The Boy on the Bridge with author Mike Carey. Plus tracks by Nora Jones, The Beach Boys and C.W. Stoneking.
Alex Fitch talks to Lee Broughton about his book Euro-Western, and to the director (Andrew Martin) and lead actor (Edmund Kingsley) about their excellent Cold War SF thriller Capsule, in a Q and A recorded at the SCI-FI-LONDON film festival.
Also, Electric Sheep editor Virginie Selavy discusses December’s London International Animation Festival with festival director Nag Vladermersky, plus tracks from Bowie, Di Bari, Shonen Knife, and Reverberi x2!
Alex Fitch talks to Jasper Sharp, artistic director of the Asia House Film Festival, which runs from 22 February, to actor Tony Todd about Bernard Rose’s new adaptation of Frankenstein, and to the director (Jon Schnepp) and producers (Holly Payne, Robert Pierce) of the documentary The Death of Superman Lives.