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Onyx Equinox

US animated tv series (2020-current). Created by Sofia Alexander. Crunchyroll. Executive Producers Sofia Alexander and Margaret M. Dean. Directed by Kevin Altieri, Kuni Tomita, Ken Wong and Emi Yonemura. Written by Jennifer Muro, Kristle Peluso, Joshua Pruett and Charlie Reeves. Voice cast includes Olivia J Brown, Cástulo Guerra, Arin Hanson, Juan Arturo Maldonado, Zeus Mendoza, Patrick Pedrazza, Carolina Ravassa, Fayna Sanchez, Alejandro Vargas-Lugo and Kimberly Woods. Twelve 24-minute ...

Watkins, Peter

(1935-    ) UK television and film director. Educated at Cambridge, Watkins worked in documentary films from 1959. He made a reputation with two quasidocumentaries for BBC TV, Culloden (1964) and The War Game (1965), which he novelized as The War Game (1967). He was one of the pioneers of the technique of staging historical or imaginary events as if they were contemporary and undergoing television-news coverage. The War Game (1965) adopted a cinema-verité manner to ...

Rambo, Cat

(1963-    ) US editor, journalist and author, co-editor of Fantasy Magazine from 2007 to 2011; she may have began to publish work of genre interest with "Three Sons" in an unidentified 2001 magazine; this story, along with others, was included in The Surgeon's Tale and Other Stories (coll 2007 chap) with Jeff VanderMeer, each author contributing about half the contents of the volume. Further short fiction has been assembled as Eyes Like Sky and Coal and Moonlight (coll ...

Scribe Award

The Scribe Awards for media Ties have been presented since 2007 by the International Association of Media Tie-In Writers [see under links below]. There are various award categories, genre-specific and otherwise, which changed frequently in the early years but currently include novels, short fiction and audiobooks. The Scribe Grandmaster award – also known as the Faust Award in honour of Frederick Faust (see Max Brand) – is a career honour after the fashion of the SFWA Grand Master ...

Čapek, Josef

(1887-1945) author and artist born in the former Austria-Hungary of Czech parentage, older brother of Karel Čapek; his pre-World War One career was almost entirely conducted in collaboration with his ultimately more fluent brother, with whom he remained on exceedingly good terms until Karel died in 1938; they often published as Bratří Čapkové ["The Brothers Čapek"], and are warmly portrayed together by David Herter in The Luminous Depths (2008), the second ...

Nicholls, Peter

(1939-2018) Australian editor and author, primarily a critic and historian of sf through his creation and editing of The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction [see below]; resident in the UK 1970-1988, in Australia from 1988; worked as an academic in English literature (1962-1968, 1971-1977), scripted television documentaries, was a Harkness Fellow in Film-making (1968-1970) in the USA, worked as a publisher's editor (1982-1983), often broadcast film and book reviews on BBC Radio from 1974 and ...



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