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Fandom Stars is Fandom's creator recognition program. A reboot of a previous program known as Wikia Stars, this new iteration was announced in August 2021 and formally launched in May 2022 at Fandom's Community Connect event in Los Angeles, California, where the attendees became the first group of Fandom Stars. From there on out, Fandom Stars is an application-based program that any Fandom contributor can nominate themselves for.

What is Fandom Stars?[]

Fandom Stars is the ultimate program designed to recognize and amplify Fandom's most prolific creators. Stars serve as ambassadors of the Fandom community and are able to experience one-of-a-kind opportunities only found on Fandom. Want access to exclusive events? Ready to enjoy star treatment, get early access to platform updates, or even connect with the media? Fandom Stars is the program for you.

As Fandom Stars, program participants are part of a community with creative and curious individuals who go the extra mile to help others and create new and fresh content and fan experiences. Among other things, Stars are leaders in Fandom's community and have a desire to provide groundbreaking content to wikis they contribute to. Their knowledge makes them excellent mentors who can provide resources and tips to fellow community members.

What do Fandom Stars do?[]

  • Mentor. Mentor other and newer creators on the platform. What makes a community amazing is when members are more focused on helping each other and sharing resources. Be as helpful as possible and everyone benefits!
  • Report. Report on bugs and update content you come across. Making this platform safe and entertaining takes the power of the entire community. If you see something unusual or harmful, share that information with Fandom staff.
  • Recommend. Recommend excellent creators to join Fandom Stars. Tell us about others who might be a good fit for Stars so we can extend an invitation to the program! We want to have a diverse group of creators who are open to learning, growing, and contributing!
  • Participate. Participate positively in discussions and events. You should respectfully challenge ideas when you disagree, and encourage and support Stars members to have the best Fandom experience possible. You can help us make sure that everyone feels safe and rewarded in the Stars community!
  • Contribute. Contribute on and off-platform and be a Fandom ambassador as opportunities arise. Your experience and knowledge will help us as we improve and create more tools to make your experience better.
  • Maintain. Maintain informative edits and add useful photos. Keep doing what you do best as a creator and build and share amazing content. Fandom will be here to support you and provide the tools you need so you can grow as a creator, enjoy the many opportunities offered to Stars, and build communities about entire imagined worlds.

Fandom Star Events[]

  • The Fandees. The Fandees is an annual awards ceremony that supports the contributions of individuals who help build the Fandom community platform and programming initiatives. This recognition program honors creators and highlights their unique and creative contributions to the community.
  • Creator Workshops. Creator Workshops are led by Fandom's professional Content team sharing the latest tips and tools to help Stars develop their content skillsets. Learn more about content development and add your own original creative touch. This is a chance to connect with fellow creators, network, and develop new projects!
  • Executive AMAs. Interact directly with Fandom's executive team to learn more about the history and future of Fandom. This is Stars' opportunity to get information about the creator tool development, learn more about staff's day-to-day, how Fandom operates, and general inquiries about staff members. Get a glimpse of Fandom's vision for the platform from various perspectives.
  • Fandom Stars Week. The week marking the Fandom Stars anniversary. Participate in a week full of events, including exclusive AMAs, highlights, and roundtables.

Become a Star[]

Community Connect 2022 Group Photo

Fandom's first class of Stars along with Fandom staff and special guests from Roddenberry Entertainment's "Fanaddicts" podcast at Community Connect 2022.

You can nominate yourself for Fandom Stars here by sending in an application! Here's the process of becoming a Star:

  • Nominate Yourself. Become a Fandom star through our nomination process. Once you complete the form telling us more about yourself and how you contribute to the platform, our Stars Council will review your submission and provide feedback! Don't worry, this is a chance to tell us about yourself and what you hope to achieve in the program!
  • Be a Leader. Fandom Stars have the opportunity to provide feedback and adopt new and improving creator tools. They will be the first to be asked for feedback about platform changes, and to be asked for direct quotes for release updates featured on Community Central as we share these updates with community members.
  • Access Exclusive Events. Stars are eligible to receive invitations to online or in-person events that would be made possible by the Fandom team. This includes but is not limited to: giveaways, sneak peeks, AMAs, fireside chats, table reads, live conventions, and more.

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