Joshua Wille, PhD is a film and digital media scholar whose work focuses on fan edits and alternative versions of screen media.

Follow his research on ResearchGateGoogle ScholarAcademia.edu, and ORCID. Please address e-mail inquiries to info [at] wille [dot tv].


“When Forever Dies: An Interview with Peet Gelderblom.” Found Footage Magazine, no. 7 (2021): 130-136.

“Fan Culture.” In Keywords in Remix Studies, edited by Eduardo Navas, Owen Gallagher, and xtine burrough, 135-146. New York: Routledge, 2018.

Beyond the Phantom Edit: A Critical History and Practical Analysis of Fan Edits. PhD diss., University of Kanas, 2017. http://hdl.handle.net/1808/26032.

Dead Links, Vaporcuts, and Creativity in Fan Edit Replication.” Transformative Works and Cultures 20 (2015).

“Reforging the Rings: Fan Edits and the Cinematic Middle-earth.” In Fan Phenomena: The Lord of the Rings, edited by Lorna Piatti-Farnell, 26-35. Bristol: Intellect, 2015.

“James Bond Fan Edits and the Licence to Cut.” In Fan Phenomena: James Bond, edited by Claire Hines, 50-59. Bristol: Intellect, 2015.

Fan Edits and the Legacy of The Phantom Edit.” Transformative Works and Cultures, no. 17 (2014).