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  • 2016-09-05T01:30:00Z on ABC iview
  • 12 mins
  • 1 hour, 24 mins
  • Australia
  • English
  • Documentary

How To Be A Fan With Hex is a look at Pop Culture fandom and the people that make up the community.

Each episode explores a different fandom of pop culture. Stephanie 'Hex' Bendixson jumps in with both feet as she explores Cosplay, Larping, Roller Derby, Fan Films, Tribute Bands and more!

8 episodes

1x01 Cosplay

  • Series Premiere

    2016-09-05T01:30:00Z — 12 mins

Cosplay, or Costume Play, was once the domain of only the most extreme of fans. Now, Cosplay is a global phenomenon celebrated by millions. Good Game's Hex explores this unique world by cosplaying as one of her favourite video game characters.

1x02 LARPing

  • 2016-09-05T01:30:00Z — 12 mins

Live Action Role Playing, which is known as LARPing, brings the world of table top games like Dungeons & Dragons and transplants them into the real world. Will Hex survive a weekend spent with Knights, Orcs and Elves? It may take some imagination.

1x03 Collecting

  • 2016-09-05T01:30:00Z — 12 mins

Toys, Comics, Vinyl Records; collecting is fandom that many have dabbled in once in their lifetime. But for some fans collecting is a never ending search for that one, elusive item. Hex starts her own collection to find out why we collect.

1x04 Fan Film

  • 2016-09-05T01:30:00Z — 12 mins

When Hollywood just wont do, fans take their favourite franchises into their own hands and make short films based on some of the biggest characters and worlds in the galaxy! Hex makes a short film based on a science fiction classic.

1x05 Arts and Crafts

  • 2016-09-05T01:30:00Z — 12 mins

Sometimes when you really love something, you want to wear it, eat it or hug it and thanks to the world of pop culture arts and crafts, you can! Hex brings her own fandom to life by crafting a one of a kind item.

1x06 Sport

  • 2016-09-05T01:30:00Z — 12 mins

The time has come to look at the oldest and most accepted form of fandom; sport! However no traditional sport will do as Hex looks at this world in her own unique way.

1x07 Tribute Band

  • 2016-09-05T01:30:00Z — 12 mins

In her most confronting challenge yet, Hex celebrates her love of an Australian music icon through the prism of the tribute band. The stage is set for the final episode of How To Be A Fan With Hex.


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