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June 12, 2013 7:28 PM Subscribe
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TV REWIND! You're watching Supernatural
, late season 3. (Welcome back! Spoiler alert!) Demon hunter Dean Winchester has sold his soul to a demon to resurrect his brother Sam, a deal that Sam is determined to break before Dean's payment is due.
"A hunt for a dragon in New York City ends with some unexpected changes for Sam and Dean. With the clock ticking down on Dean's deal, can the brothers pull together to save the city?"
You're now watching The Other Side
, a 25-minute Supernatural
fan film created as a volunteer labor of fan love
. Written by novelist Naomi Novik
, The Other Side
is the first episode in a series exploring how fannish tropes, a tricksy dragon, gender issues, and a teeny tiny film budget could have sent Sam and Dean's story in a very
Feminism and gender issues are frequent topics of discussion in Supernatural
fandom. In 2007 the influential fanvid "Women's Work
" sparked intense critical discussion
through examining Supernatural
's depiction of women and gender.
The Other Side
writer Naomi Novik is an active fan writer / vidder and advocate when she's not writing excellent novels
about Napoleonic Era dragons, AKA the Temeraire series
. Novik helped found the Organization for Transformative Works
, a nonprofit organization "established by fans
to serve the interests of fans by providing access to and preserving the history of fanworks and fan culture."
(While Novik prefers not to publicly pair her real name and fannish identity
in a google-able way, her other fanworks are readily available through fannish forums and/or by dropping me a PM.)