DreamSwarm Podcast

--- Andy Mark Simpson ---

Supernatural Film, Stories, Art: Interviews and discussion covering dreams, fairytales, fantasy, folklore, folk horror, magic realism, mythology, psychogeography, supernatural, urban fantasy

Brought to you by Andy Mark Simpson of DreamSwarm Podcast

Latest Episodes…

  1. Midnight Myth & Movies - Derek Jones

    Interview with Derek Jones, one half of the team at The Midnight Myth Podcast which explores films and popular culture through a lens of mythology, history and philosophy. Derek and Laurel run such a great podcast for all cinema lovers and it was a pleasure to chat. Introducing the Midnight Myth ...

    06/22/2021

  2. Red Man and Others - Angeline & Remco

    Interview with authors Angeline B Adams and Remco Van Straten about their new collection of sword and sorcery short stories 'The Red Man and Others' Re-thinking the sword and sorcery genre Representing disability and diversity in fantasy fiction Writing in a partnership How they created 'The Red Man and Others' This is such a wonderful ...

    06/10/2021

  3. Magic Realism - with Andy Berriman

    Filmmaker Andy Berriman joins DreamSwarm director Andy Mark Simpson to discuss magic realism and how it has influenced their work. Defining Magic Realism Examples of magic realist style Difficulties of making magic realist films Is all cinema inherently magic realist? - You can follow Andy Berriman on Twitter @AndyBerriman ...

    05/08/2021

  4. Elizabethan Astrology - Alex Beaumont

    Interview with fantasy author Alexandra Beaumont to discuss beliefs of astrologers in the Elizabethan era and how it influenced her upcoming fantasy novel 'Testament of the Stars'. Influence of Elizabethan astrology Influence of folklore World-building in fantasy New fantasy novel 'Testament of the Stars'. Follow Alex on twitter @ABeaumontWriter Find out more about 'Testament ...

    03/22/2021

  5. Sci-Fi, Folk Horror - Big Questions

    Interview with writer-director Aurora Fearnley about her sci-fi and folk horror films and what genre filmmaking can teach us about life's big questions: Sci- Fi and folk horror films Folk Horror, Human Nature and Othering The appeal of genre filmmaking   You can see Aurora's short film 'Pulsar' here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eueQHsthSdU Follow Aurora @AuroraFearnley ...

    03/09/2021