Saturday, November 25, 2017

Indie Mag Awards Part-2, Reviews for Breathe Easy and the Montreal International Game Summit

Indie Magazine Awards Part 2:
Find out why print indie magazines are so compelling. Check out highlights from this year's Stack Awards. 400 entries whittled down to a shortlist of 111 titles from 48 cities around the world. And the Winners are...

Authors and Books:

Tune in to the radio show that interviews authors of fantasy, science fiction and horror. Listen to Speculative Fiction Cantina and other shows at Writestream Radio.


Holidaze: The All-Krampus Spectacular 

For those of you who may be unfamiliar, Krampus is the hooved and horned being that’s often seen as the antithesis of Santa Claus, punishing the wicked children of the world, be it beating them with birch rods, dipping them in ink, or carrying them off to the underworld in a wicker basket.
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Breathe Easy
The clouds came and people changed! Everywhere! Our world is on fire! In every city and every town! Stay safe, protect what's yours! And Breathe Easy. Here's a collection of reviews for the global collaborative film Breathe Easy that was shot last year by 20 Directors in 10 Countries.

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Game Development: 
Montreal International Game Summit
The biggest professional video games industry event on the American East Coast. December 11-13. Visit website.

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Indie Music Channel
Go to the Indie Music Channel to find music, videos, info and more on singers and bands from around the world.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Indie Magazines, Comic Strip Floyd and Crowdfunding a Feature-Length Movie Using Smartphones

Indie Magazines:
The Most Exciting New Magazines from 2017 at the Stack Awards

The Stack Awards are back for the third year, searching out the most exciting independent magazines published between October 2016 and September 2017. Shortlist: Launch of the Year

Take a tour of the independent publishing world with a pair of magazine experts.

Stack Magazines is a subscription service that delivers a different independent magazine to your door every month.Check out their website.

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Comic Strip:
Follow the weekly comic strip Floyd by self-described Comic Stripper Allan Tracy. Here's some of Allan's work from 2016.

Help Make a Feature-Length Movie Shot on Smartphones. This Project is on Kickstarter Now!

Body & Soul is a drama-thriller set in the London music scene. It's about ordinary people trying to make it against the odds, in a tough and ruthless business. Ordinary folk trying to be extraordinary. People like me and you, reaching for the stars. Read about project details at Kickstarter.

Boston Metaphysical Society Will Be Crowdfunding on Kickstarter in Early 2018

Boston Metaphysical Society is a six issue steampunk supernatural comic mini-series written and created by Madeleine Holly-Rosing with art by Emily Hu. Visit website for details.

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 The Velvet Abstract


The Velvet Abstract has won its 6th award for best animated short at Frostbite Film festival in Colorado.  The film highlight's the detrimental damage we are doing to the environment, in a bid to raise awareness about our plight so that even more people can join the campaign to help save our planet.

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Game Developers: 

Game Development Network
Looking for a friendly game development community? Join Game Development Network.

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The Indie Spot 
A podcast where @chocolatiergame reviews indie games with @WarSong in addition to talking about aspects of game design and indie games. Listen to podcast.

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BBC Introducing
If you are interested in finding indie bands or want your music heard on the BBC, check out BBC Introducing. Since its launch in 2007, BBC Music Introducing has been dedicated to discovering and supporting new music. BBC Introducing supports undiscovered and unsigned music. If you're making music, upload your best tracks.

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Meet the Band: Calling All Astronauts is an Electro-Goth Punk band from London. Take a few minutes and listen to Calling All Astronauts. 

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