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Shuttle Pod: The TrekMovie.com Podcast Episode 10 – James Kerwin talks Star Trek Continues, Space Cartography, and More January 21, 2016

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Shuttle Pod,Star Trek Continues , 28 comments

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The crew of the Shuttle Pod sat down with writer/director/all around brilliant guy James Kerwin, of Star Trek Continues fame to talk STC, honoring the vision of Star Trek TOS, space cartography, and more!
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Star Trek New Voyages releases latest episode, “The Holiest Thing” January 18, 2016

by Brian Drew , Filed under: Fan Productions,New Voyages/Phase II,Trek Franchise , 248 comments

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The fan production Star Trek New Voyages has released the latest installment in their long-running series.  More after the jump.
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[UPDATED] Star Trek Axanar Fan Film Sued by Paramount and CBS Over Copyright Infringement December 30, 2015

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Fan Productions,Star Trek Axanar , comments closed

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A potentially multi-million dollar lawsuit, including a request for injunction, has been filed against the fan film Star Trek Axanar, its creator Alec Peters, and up to 20 others working on the production by Star Trek rights holders CBS and Paramount.

[UPDATE]: Alec Peters has made an official statement in response to the lawsuit.
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Star Trek Fan Film Wrap-Up: Farragut Finale Episode w/Stan Lee + Successful Renegades Kickstarter + Star Trek Continues New Engine Room and Global Accolade Awards December 7, 2015

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Fan Productions , comments closed

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It seems like the golden era for Star Trek fan films, with more great content coming out now than ever before. This week, Starship Farragut began the Kickstarter campaign for their finale episode, “Homecoming”, Star Trek Renegades successfully completed their Kickstarter, earning $378,181 for episodes 2 & 3, and Star Trek Continues won four Global Accolade Awards – three for “Divided We Stand” and one for “The White Iris”.

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Take A Stunning 3D Tour of the TOS Enterprise Sets With Star Trek Continues and Matterport Technology December 5, 2015

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Star Trek Continues,Trek Franchise , comments closed

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Ever wanted to walk through the Enterprise NCC-1701 in all its glory, just as it was when William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy walked its halls in the 1960s? Well now, thanks to Matterport, an immersive 3D scanning technology, and Star Trek Continues, whose sets are near-perfect replicas (in design and layout) of the 1960s TOS DesiLu sets, you can!
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Star Trek Live! Mudd’s Women Drag Show Entertains and Enlightens San Francisco Audiences This Month October 15, 2015

by Mark Farinas , Filed under: Fan Productions,Humor,Review,TOS , comments closed

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Dressing in drag is old hat in the theater world. Back in the olden days when women were not allowed to be professional actors it was a utilitarian device. In modern times it’s often used for comedic effect. For me, however, drag is best when it doesn’t just entertain, but makes us reexamine the traditional roles of men and women. A new Star Trek drag show, now playing this month at the Oasis Bar in San Francisco, does just that.
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“The Red Shirt Diaries” Season 2 debuts today September 14, 2015

by Brian Drew , Filed under: Fan Productions,Humor,Red Shirt Diaries , comments closed

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The fan series “The Red Shirt Diaries” launches its’ second season today, and we have the first to episode to share with you.
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Trekonderoga celebrates Star Trek this Labor Day weekend August 20, 2015

by Bill Watters , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Fan Productions,Fandom,New Voyages/Phase II , comments closed
Attendees of Trekonderoga will get to tour the New Voyages sets.

Attendees of Trekonderoga will get to tour the New Voyages sets.

Star Trek fans looking for an experience uniquely geared for them need look no further than what’s beaming in to Ticonderoga, New York, from September 4th – 6th. The new convention, Trekonderoga, will be celebrating all things Trek. In attendance will be an array of guests who were part of Star Trek both in front and behind the cameras. In addition to the more traditional celebrity aspect of a convention, they will also be hosting tours of actual sets, conducting make-up workshops, and special episode screenings with creators adding commentary along the way.

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Eyeing new episodes, New Voyages launches 2015 Kickstarter June 13, 2015

by Bill Watters , Filed under: Fan Fiction,Fan Productions,New Voyages/Phase II , comments closed

c0a9444a13c8d1d6c36f2cacacfaade0_originalStar Trek: New Voyages/Phase II has been going strong for 13 years now, and it feels like they are just hitting their full stride. With nine full episodes under their belt and three more in various stages of production they’re turning back to the fans to help them keep moving along at warp speed with a fresh Kickstarter campaign.

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Fan Film Review: Star Trek Continues “The White Iris” June 9, 2015

by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Fan Productions,Star Trek Continues , comments closed

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After an opening blow to the head during Federation membership talks, James Kirk is forced to navigate some very personal waters in order to save a planet which finds itself firmly in its neighbor’s targeting sights. The TrekMovie review of “The White Iris” follows the jump…
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Rumor Control: CBS Not Pulling Fan Films From YouTube June 3, 2015

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: CBS/Paramount,Fan Productions , comments closed

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Two days ago and just after its release, the latest episode of Star Trek Continues, “The White Iris” was pulled from YouTube with a message saying that it had been taken down due to a copyright claim by CBS. Rumors as to why this happened have spread like wildfire along with speculation about who was next and whether a big crack-down on fan productions was about to happen. We’re here to clear things up. CBS did not pull Star Trek Continues. Read on for details.
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Star Trek: Phase II – “Mind Sifter” April 26, 2015

by Bill Watters , Filed under: Editorial,Fan Productions,New Voyages/Phase II,Review , comments closed

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A few weeks ago the Balboa theater in San Francisco hosted a screening of New Voyages’s episode Mind Sifter. With a number of their cast and crew in attendance for both a pre-screening meet and greet and a Q&A session with director Mark Edward Lewis, SFX Supervisor Pony Horton, and actors Jeff Bond (Dr. Leonard McCoy) and Becky Wood (Dr. Hamlin). As the audience filtered into the theater in the half hour or so leading up to the screening it became evident that people weren’t just locals to the Bay Area. Many people had come in from from 100 miles and more to see the episode on a big screen.

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And the winners are: The Star Trek Independent Fan Film Awards

by Bill Watters , Filed under: Awards,Fan Productions,New Voyages/Phase II,Renegades,Star Trek Axanar,Star Trek Continues,This Week In Trek , comments closed

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This weekend saw TrekTrax (newly redubbed Treklanta) host the very first Star Trek Independent Fan Film Awards and the results are in. It continues to be a great growth year with more amazing productions coming into the field and the existing group maturing and continuing to set the bar for the rest.

Before we get to the winners, let’s take a moment to send a shout out to the full listing of the 2015 nominees:

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The Jig Is Up, The News Is Out On New Star Trek: Renegades Trailer April 7, 2015

by Jared Whitley , Filed under: Fan Productions,Renegades , comments closed

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The first full trailer for Star Trek Renegades dropped today. Brought to you by the same team that did Star Trek: Of Gods and Men, the feature appears to be one of the most impressive pieces of fan-fic ever.
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Star Trek Continues Reaches Goal to Build Engineering Set + 3 Days Left in Kirkstarter 2.0 February 12, 2015

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Fan Productions,Star Trek Continues , comments closed

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Fan series Star Trek Continues has been fundraising over the past month in their second ever Kickstarter campaign in the hopes of raising enough to make new episodes and, if stretch goals are met, build new sets. This week the series announced they have reached their first stretch goal, with pledges totaling over $150,000, which will allow them to build Scotty’s engine room.

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Star Trek Continues Launches Kirkstarter 2.0 To Fund New Episodes January 17, 2015

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Fan Productions,Star Trek Continues , comments closed

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After three critically acclaimed episodes (and one more just in the can), the award-winning webseries, Star Trek Continues, today launched their second Kickstarter, dubbed “Kirkstarter 2.0″, to help fund two (or maybe more) new episodes and possibly build some new sets if stretch goals are reached. After only 12 hours, they’ve already raised over $40K, well on their way to their $100K goal.
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Watch Trailer For Star Trek: Horizon – Fan Film Set In Enterprise Era Romulan War October 16, 2014

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: ENT,Fan Productions , comments closed

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A Star Trek new fan film has released its first full trailer. "Star Trek Horizon" takes us to Star Trek: Enterprise’s the 22nd century and the Romulan War. Watch the trailer and learn more about the show below.

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Red Shirt Diaries Ep. 7 – Ens. Williams Ponders “What Are Little Girls Made Of?” October 13, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Fan Productions,Humor,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed

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This week Ensign Williams has to deal with a loss of one of her fellow redshirts, but she gains an android as she chronicles the events of the Star Trek episode “What Are Little Girls Made Of?”

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The Red Shirt Diaries Ep. 6 – Will Ensign Williams Become One Of “Mudd’s Women?” October 6, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Fan Productions,Humor,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed

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Harry Mudd is causing all sorts of chaos on board the USS Enterprise which is making life hard for Ensign Williams recording her latest diary. Catch the latest The Red Shirt Diaries episode, set during the events of the Star Trek episode "Mudd’s Women."

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Watch: ‘Steam Trek: The Moving Picture’ (Remastered) October 4, 2014

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Fan Productions,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed

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Imagine that Star Trek was not coming up on its 50th anniversary, but its 100th – as if it were born in the silent film era. That is the premise of "Steam Trek," a short film parody shot in the 90s that went viral a few years ago and has now been remastered in HD. Watch it below.

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