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Transcript of Fandoms!
What is a "fandom?"
a community or group of
of a television show, movie, book, or famous people.
shares common interests
Introduction to latest trends
Awareness of such
Inform about fandoms around the world
Harry Potter fan fiction, stories based on the series but written and distributed by fans, is the most searched-for subject of all fan fiction on the web. The fandom not only interacts online in Internet forums, but also gathers at scholarly fan conventions, tours of iconic landmarks relevant to the books and production of the films, and parties held for the midnight release of each book and film. Harry Potter fans usually call themselves "Potterheads", though some may refer to themselves as "Witches/ Wizards" or "Pottermaniacs"
Estimated 23 million albums and 64 million singles sold worldwide
Has 174,103,423 YouTube channel views
= 60, 751, 609
= 40, 741, 805
Considered as 1st modern fandom; 1887
Devoted Little Monsters
There are many fan web sites about Harry Potter on the Internet, the oldest ones dating to about 1997 or 1998. J. K. Rowling has an open relationship with her fan base, and since 2004 periodically hands out a "fan site award" on her official web site. These fan sites contain news updates into the world of the books, films, and film cast members through the use of forums, image galleries, or video galleries. They also host user-submitted creations, such as fan art or fan fiction.
Modern adaptation fans(BBC): "Sherlockians"
Hi! I'm Kara Nicole :)
The literary character has been portrayed a record-breaking 254 times on film and TV
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Some Fandom Terminologies:
Potterlock: A crossover between Sherlock and Harry Potter.
Cumberbabes: n. Alternative term for (presumably female) fans of Benedict Cumberbatch.
Sherlocked: n. Used to describe the state of being utterly and completely obsessed with the Sherlockverse, borrowed from A Scandal in Belgravia scene.
By: Acampado, Hillary
There are also positive effects
of being in a fandom:
Connected as one