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Sharing All’Italiana – The Reproduction and Distribution of the giallo on Torrent File-Sharing Websites

I have recently had a chapter published in the Italian book The Piracy Effect, edited by Roberto Braga and Giovanni Caruso, that looks at how the giallo, a cycle of popular Italian, is reappropriated and distributed by fans on torrent file-sharing … Continue reading

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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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Cine Excess: Day Three

Today was unfortunately the last day of Cine Excess V. The conference has been intense but very rewarding. I attended two panels today, which featured some strong papers. Topics included: Salo as a pornographic text, the Arrow Blu-Ray release of B… Continue reading

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Cine Excess V: Day One

Simon and I presented a paper on the remediation of cult texts in online communities on the first day of this year’s Cine Excess conference. Despite presenting in a cinema, the paper went well and the generous response from fellow delegates was pl… Continue reading

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Weapons of Death Fan DVD

No, it’s not my handiwork but I did help get them produced. Continue reading

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The Salford Presentation

I thought the ending could have been tighter but the presentation went well. Watch at your own peril. Continue reading

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More T-Shirt Designs

I have added a few new designs to my T-Shirt store. 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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Memorabilia Fair Spring 2010

On Saturday 28 March I went to the Spring 2010 Memorabilia Fair at the LG Arena in Birmingham. This was not just the usual visit, I was there to research a chapter of my PhD thesis on fan conventions and the distribution of fan produced texts. My … 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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