Category Archives: Doctor Who

Dr. Who Puppet Fan Film: The Doctor’s Destiny

There’s a lot of Doctor Who fan films out there, but this is the first one I know of that stars puppets.

Top 10 Fan Cinema Today Fan Film Stories: May, 2009

May was a busy month around here! Here’s Fan Cinema Today’s 10 most popular stories of last month, presented in chronological order. May 3: THE HUNT FOR GOLLUM Fan Film Released Online! The long-awaited fan film based on J.R.R. Tolkein’s Lord of the Rings trilogy is now online. The flick is based on appendices to [...]

NPR, Gollum, Star Wars Vs. Star Trek and Doctor Who: Fan Cinema Today’s Week in Tweets

If you follow the Fan Cinema Today Twitter feed, you already know that you get extra stories that don’t appear on the blog; everyone else is missing out on that extra fan film awesomeness. On the other hand, I hate to see a good thing go to waste, so here’s some Tweets of the Week. [...]

Doctor Who 2009 Fan Film Trailer Debuts Online

A group of dedicated Doctor Who fans made a splash earlier this year when they announced an audacious plan to make a 13-episode Dr. Who fan film series, starting in mid-April with the first episode, “Fire and Ice.” That month came and went, but now the first trailer is online, and damn if it doesn’t [...]

Doctor Who 2009 US Fan Film Lands In April

Doctor Who may be a UK-based TV series, but it has millions of fans around the world. While the good doctor is one of the most popular subjects of fan films, however, almost all those amateur productions are from England. One intriguing exception is the upcoming fan series, Doctor Who 2009, which emanates from the [...]

Doctor Who Fan Film Kicks Some Anime

When it comes to cult media fans, it’s hard to find followers more fervid than both anime aficionados and the folks who live and breathe Doctor Who. It’s not surprising then that someone went all Reeses Peanut Butter Cup on ‘em, figuring they’d be two great tastes that taste great together. The result is what [...]

Podcast Picks Top Trek, Star Wars Fan Films

Fan Film Feeder is a new video podcast and accompanying blog by Donald D. Dienst (I’m sure there’s a joke to be made there about 3D, but I’m too tired to find it). The gist is simple enough: Dienst chooses a fan film he likes, makes it available as a downloadable podcast, and announces on [...]

Enter KTEH’s Dr. Who Fan Film Contest!

The Golden State has contributed many things to modern society—the personal computer, John Steinbeck, a vast array of supple wines, and of course, the California Raisins. Now you can add “a Dr. Who fan film contest” to that illustrious list, thanks to San Jose, CA’s PBS station, KTEH. The “How Who Are You” fan film [...]

FCT Roadtrip Report: New England Fan Experience

It’s almost midnight as I write this—I just got in from hours of driving and haven’t unpacked yet, so it’s short one today. I hit the New England Fan Experience in Cambridge, MA over the weekend to both show tons of fan films during two separate programs and introduce my brand-new masterpiece humble tome, Homemade [...]

Digging Into Doctor Who Fan Films

American mass-entertainment has a stranglehold on fan films. I mean, amateur tribute flicks are made all over the world, as noted just the other day when I wrote about the Australian fan flick Suburban Knights, but generally, if a franchise is getting a homemade rendition from a fan, odds are that it’s an American franchise…unless [...]

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