Steamfunk * Steampunk * Sword & Soul



Primer 1At our first Info Session for the Steamfunk movie Rite of Passage, GA-Tech Professor and an Associate Director of the film, Lisa Yaszek, asked who was familiar with Steamfunk. Three hands – not including those of our crew – went up in the packed room. She then asked who was familiar with Steampunk. Five hands went up.

We then proceeded to give those in attendance a list of books to read and movies to watch to familiarize themselves.

feat 8As Lisa defined what Steampunk and Steamfunk are, I realized just how important the making of Rite of Passage is. Steamfunk’s / Steampunk’s do-it-yourself philosophy, reverence for history and its focus on craftsmanship, originality, history and creativity is much needed for the building of a future and for the betterment of the present.

For all of you – and for anyone you know who may struggle with the concept of Steamfunk – I offer below a video primer that defines the subgenre and can serve as a reference for future works. Enjoy!

As always, your feedback is welcome and encouraged!

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16 responses

  1. Very enjoyable and informative.

    April 28, 2013 at 9:18 am

    • Thanks, so much, Sheryse! Glad you enjoyed it! :)

      April 28, 2013 at 3:11 pm

  2. PaperbackDiva

    Reblogged this on Proud to be a Paperback Diva! and commented:
    I love steampunk.

    April 29, 2013 at 9:47 am

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  6. Great interviews! Awesome post Brother Balogun :)!

    June 8, 2013 at 12:27 pm

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