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This Week in Fandom, Volume 44

Mar. 21st, 2017 01:56 pm
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This Week in Fandom: Race, ethnicity, and nationality in media and fandom. Plus, March Madness and Fifty Shadeas wine (really): https://goo.gl/ouiewq

Vividcon Auction 2017: the vidders!

Mar. 21st, 2017 06:11 am
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Here are the five vidders participating in this year's Vividcon Vidder Auction, ready and willing to work with you!

The auction starts this Saturday March 25, and ends at 11:59pm US eastern time on Saturday April 1. (A link to the auction form will be provided on opening day.)

Alphabetically, your vidders are:

1. Aurum Calendula  )
2. Franzeska )
3. Grammarwoman )
4. kiki_miserychic )
5. sweetestdrain )

Please spread this announcement far and wide, feel free to get together with like-minded friends to pool your bidding funds, and dream up the vids you'd love to see! \o/

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  • It's time for mandatory check-ins for all Equinox vidders! If everything is still good on your end, you an leave a "still in!" sort of comment here or email us at equinoxvids@gmail.com. If you know at this point that you will not be able to complete your assignment, please let us know. All vidders must check in by the end of this week; we'll try to contact you if you don't, but if we're unable to reach you, you'll be assumed to be in default.
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  • Posting is open! If you need help posting, there's a visual guide in the Rules & Guidelines, or you can contact us for assistance.
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  • All requests are now viewable on the AO3 collection! You can view them here.

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Mar. 17th, 2017 02:41 pm
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Thanks to everyone who let us know that Photobucket images were not loading properly on some pages. The problem seemed to be mostly limited to HTTPS requests; Dreamwidth maintains a list of known high-traffic image sites that support HTTPS, so that our secure content proxy service doesn't cache them unnecessarily. Unfortunately Photobucket seems to have recently changed their site configuration such that HTTPS requests aren't being served as expected, and we've now taken it out of our list of "proxy-exempt" sites.

If you continue to have issues, make sure you're not using HTTPS Photobucket links. It's a bit counterintuitive, but if you use HTTP instead, it will be automatically transformed on our end to an HTTPS link that uses p.dreamwidth.org.

Hope that clears everything up for now! Let us know if it doesn't...
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Transformative Works and Cultures


“This issue of Transformative Works and Cultures seeks to address that perceived gap in the fan studies literature by extensively engaging with the Sherlockian fandom that dates back to the 1890s. The essays in this issue shed additional light on the explosion of the fandom by taking a look backward, examining Sherlock Holmes fandoms (for they are all fandoms) through the lens of historical context or with an eye to the fandoms' sometimes fraught cultural divisions.”

Transformative Works and Culture's issue 23 is out, and it's all about Sherlock Holmes fans & fandoms, from historical to present day. Share your favorite articles! https://goo.gl/bOEODC

Funny Vid Recs Wanted!

Mar. 14th, 2017 05:54 pm
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Hi all

I'm running a vidshow at this year's Vidukon, and the theme is COMEDY. I'd love any recs you have to offer! I'm looking for any vid that makes you laugh out loud - the source itself doesn't have to be a comedy (often the funniest vids are for pretty serious shows) but if there's a vid that makes you laugh, I'd love to hear about it :-)

Please let me know your recs at my journal, here!

Reminder--seeking volunteer vidders!

Mar. 14th, 2017 09:17 am
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Hey there, vidders! Whether you've ever attended Vividcon or never attended Vividcon, we would love to have you jump on board this year's Vividcon vidder auction!

Check the auction post for details, but basically it's, "I'd like to make a vid for someone who wants one!", and then we auction your skills off to an interested party, and you partner up with them to come up with whatever vid best suits you both.

Please comment here or email me at dorindafandom@gmail.com if you have any questions or would like to participate!
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Title: Whenever I Fall
Fandom: Snow White and the Huntsman
Music: After The Fall by Two Steps From Hell; Fall At Your Feet by Clare Bowditch & The Feeding Set
Summary: In which Snow White is the one who finds Ravenna on the battlefield and everything changes. Inspired by damask_and_dark's the moon a black hole in the blaze of night
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for [personal profile] rosedamask  and [personal profile] mswyrr. Thank you to mswyrr for giving me awesome feedback and music suggestions!


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VividCon 2017 programming!

Mar. 12th, 2017 07:22 pm
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We have panels! We have vidshows! We have VIVIDCON 2017 PROGRAMMING!

Themed Vidshows )

Panels )

Fandom Panels )

Two-Hour Vidshow / Panel Combos )

The Usual Suspects )

February 2017 Newsletter, Volume 110

Mar. 10th, 2017 10:18 am
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February 2017 newsletter: International Fanworks Day wrap-up, Fair Use Week activity, code releases at AO3, tag wrangling news, and more! https://goo.gl/IAZXjA

Five Things Amy Shepard Said

Mar. 9th, 2017 11:08 am
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Five Things an OTW Volunteer Said

In Five Things, Amy Shepard discusses what led her to volunteer for yet another OTW role & the fun of an organization full of megafans https://goo.gl/hPkNkl

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