Today we have news on another Star Trek parody web series. Launching later in July, Voyage Trekkers answers the question: what are the adventures of the worst starship and crew like? Find out more below plus watch the trailer.
Voyage Trekkers – the adventures of the galaxy’s worst Starship crew
The upcoming new web series "Voyage Trekkers" is a comedy set on board what is the "worst" Starship in the galaxy, with a crew to match. Show creator Nathan Blackwell tells TrekMovie Voyage Trekkies is a love-letter to Star Trek, along the lines of Galaxy Quest. The show dispenses with with the usual exposition and resolution and just drop viewers into the middle of the adventures of the hapless crew and their mishaps. The show’s tagline is "These are the voyages that don’t make the Captain’s log."
The show premiers on Monday July 18th on YouTube. There are a total of ten 2-3 minute episodes planned, with new episodes coming out each Monday. Episodes plotlines include having the crew dealing with getting bad directions and having the Captain trying to issue orders during a battle from his quarters while he tries to seduce a space babe.
Here is a trailer…
Voyage Trekkies is produced by Phoenix-based Squishy Studios and Inside Creative Minds Media. Blackwell is the head writer, director, and show-runner. Visual effects are being done by students from the Art Institute of Phoenix. AIP’s David Stipes, who did effects for Star Trek TNG and DS9, is also acting as consultant. The show stars Adam Rini (Captain Sunstrike) of the comedy group Bully Mammoth and Gabrielle Van Buren (Doctor Rena), and Logan Blackwell (Commander Powell). All are part of the "stock Squishy Studios players" that have been in several previous short films.
Here is a behind the scenes featurette for Voyage Trekkers.
For more info visit the official site at www.voyagetrekkers.com.