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 Scholar,, 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.

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).