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Making European cult cinema

After a long seven years I have finally submitted my PhD thesis titled: Making European cult cinema: fan production in an alternative economy.  The abstract for my thesis is as follows: This study gives attention to the fan production surrounding … Continue reading

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Sights and Sounds: Interrogating the Music Documentary Conference

Tim, Paul, Matt, Rob, Sam and I went to the Sights and Sounds Conference which was held at Salford University last Thursday and Friday. I presented a paper with Sam that reflected on a David Bowie documentary he produced to commemorate the 25th an… Continue reading

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My First T-Shirt Design

One of the chapters of my PhD thesis investigates t-shirt production in the Euro-Cult cinema fan community. Having being inspired by Jonny’s excellent T-Shirt designs over at the lovelockandload and the more unusual designs over at Giallo T-Shirts… Continue reading

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???Slash Production???: Re-imagining the serial killer in Euro-Cult Cinema fan production

I recently completed a chapter of my PhD fan film production in the Euro-Cult cinema fan community, focusing on the Fantom Kiler film series. An abridged version of this chapter will hopefully be published in a forthcoming edited collection on ser… Continue reading

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Research Presentation

On Wednesday I presented the paper I gave at the Transforming Audiences 2 Conference on fan DVD production to my research group peers at Birmingham City University. My colleague Andrew Dubber was kind enough (no hint of sarcasm there at all) to ta… Continue reading

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Transforming Audiences 2 Conference Paper

On Friday September 4 I presented a paper at the second Transforming Audiences conference based at the University of Westminster. The paper was based on a chapter of my PhD that focuses on fan DVD production. Here is the abstract of the paper:The … Continue reading

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