FCAT After School, Podcast, SIAT

Episode 2: Shame Demons and Queer Sci-fi Horror with Mily Mumford

February 09, 2024

Student host Torien Cafferata sits down with interdisciplinary, queer sci-fi horror writer, director, and scientist Mily Mumford. Mumford holds a Master of Science from SFU’s School of Interactive Arts and Technology (SIAT). Over the course of the episode, Torien and Mily dissect mad brains, motivation, and representation — not just in front of the camera, but behind it.

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Guest Bio

Mily Mumford (they/them) is a writer/director for film and theatre focusing on social justice oriented science fiction and horror.  They were recently part of the Arts Club Emerging Playwright’s Unit (Vancouver, 2019) and a playwright’s associate with Playwright’s Theatre Centre (Vancouver, 2021-2024), and developed their sci-fi series Nostalgica with the Warner Brothers Canada Access Writer’s Program in 2022. They have a BSc. in biopsychology (UVic) and an MSc. in Interactive Technology (SFU).

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Music by Oleksandr Savochka, Nver Avetyan, Dmitrii Kolesnikov, and QubeSounds via Pixabay.