Every artist, musician, writer, creator was inspired as some point by someone else. Did you ever stop to think that sometimes the "pros" are inspired by the "amateurs"When designing the new title logo for the new season of Doctor Who, the producers at the BBC came across a fan-made title sequence they like so much they based theirs on that one.
Here's the fan version that they adapted:
Compare it to the one in use and you'll see very little was changed.
You never know until you risk the critics in search of your own fans