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OTW Debuts Fanlore & New Academic Journal

The Organization of Transformative Works (OTW) is a good idea that came together late last year, and now after months of laying groundwork, it’s finally starting to take off. What is OTW? Basically, it’s a non-profit group of fan fiction writers and fandom academics who have joined forces to promote and protect fan-created work—an umbrella [...]

How To Not Violate Copyrights With Your Fan Film

Let’s say you’re making a parody fan film and you decide to produce it in a way that would let you legally release and distribute it so that you could make some money from your hard work. The key would be to make sure you don’t violate anyone else’s copyrights. You change the characters’ names [...]

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