Star Trek: Phase II – “Mind Sifter” April 26, 2015by Bill Watters , Filed under: Editorial,Fan Productions,New Voyages/Phase II,Review , 96 comments
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.Awards,Fan Productions,New Voyages/Phase II,Renegades,Star Trek Axanar,Star Trek Continues,This Week In Trek , 50 comments
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:
- Star Trek Continues
- Project: Potemkin
- Star Trek: Rendezvous
- Star Trek Secret Voyage
- Starship Exeter
- Star Trek: Reliant
- Star Trek Natures Hunger
- Starship Valiant
- Star Trek: Prelude to Axanar
- Starship Farragut
- Star Trek New Voyages: Phase II
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.
Star Trek Continues Reaches Goal to Build Engineering Set + 3 Days Left in Kirkstarter 2.0 February 12, 2015by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Fan Productions,Star Trek Continues , comments closed
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.
Star Trek Continues Launches Kirkstarter 2.0 To Fund New Episodes January 17, 2015by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Fan Productions,Star Trek Continues , comments closed
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.
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.Fan Productions,Humor,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
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?”Fan Productions,Humor,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
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."
Watch: ‘Steam Trek: The Moving Picture’ (Remastered) October 4, 2014by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Fan Productions,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
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.
Watch: The Red Shirt Diaries Ep. 5 ‘The Enemy Within’ September 29, 2014by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Fan Productions,Humor,TOS,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
Ensign Williams has to deal with not one but two Captain Kirks as she blogs from behind the scenes during the events of the Star Trek episode "The Enemy Within."
Red Shirt Diaries Ep. 4: The Naked Time September 22, 2014by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Fan Productions,Humor,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
Things are going a bit crazy on board the USS Enterprise. Get a peek at what life was like for Ensign Williams during the Star Trek episode "The Naked Time."
Red Shirt Diaries Ep. 3: Where No Man Has Gone Before + Tribble Giveaway September 15, 2014by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Fan Productions,Humor,TOS,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
The adventures of security officer Ensign Williams on board the USS Enterprise continue with the third episode of the parody webseries The Red Shirt Diaries. This week’s "diary" goes back to the events of the original Star Trek episode "Where No Man Has Gone Before," and gives us some backstory on Williams. Watch it below, plus find out how you can win a tribble.
Watch: Red Shirt Diaries Ep. 2 “Charlie X” September 8, 2014by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Fan Productions,Humor,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
The second episode of the Star Trek parody web series The Red Shirt Diaries went online this morning. This week Ensign Williams has to deal with the loss of a fellow red shirt – zapped away during the episode "Charlie X." watch it below.
Watch: First Episode Of ‘Red Shirt Diaries’ – The Man Trap September 1, 2014by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Fan Productions,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
The first episode for the new Star Trek parody webseires "The Red Shirt Diaries" went online today, just like on the original Star Trek, Ensign Williams starts off dealing with a Salt Vampire. Watch it below.
Exclusive Clip & Details From ‘Red Shirt Diaries’ – Star Trek Parody Webseries Premiering Next Week August 25, 2014by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Fan Productions,Humor,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
A week from today the new Star Trek parody webseries Red Shirt Diaries premiere and TrekMovie has a couple of clips, including an exclusive, plus all the details on the new show.
Exclusive Interview (pt 2): Alec Peters On Taking Star Trek To War + What’s Next For ‘Axanar’ August 23, 2014by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Fan Productions,Interview,Star Trek Axanar , comments closed
In the day since part 1 of our interview with Alec Peters was posted, the Star Trek Axanar Kickstarter gathered another $150,000 (helped by a social media plug from Star Trek’s George Takei). The project has now raised over $560K, with more coming in by Sunday’s deadline. See below for part 2 of our interview where we talk more about the story and the future of Axanar.
[UPDATE: Axanar Kickstarer campaign ended Sunday with $638,471]
Exclusive Interview: Alec Peters Talks Star Trek Axanar As It Passes $400K On Kickstarter August 22, 2014by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Fan Productions,Star Trek Axanar , comments closed
The Star Trek Axanar Kickstarter wraps up Sunday, but it has already set a new record for independent Trek production crowdfunding. TrekMovie sat down with producer and star Alec Peters to talk about the dream of making his own Star Trek movie. In part 1 of the interview below, Peters talks about the Axanar Kickstarter experience, how they plan to spend the money, how they are making Axanar a professional production, the approach to designing a look for 20 years before the original Star Trek series, and more.
LeVar Burton Named Geek of the Year + Star Trek Continues Wins Best Web Series at 2014 Geekie Awards August 20, 2014by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Awards,Celebrity,Star Trek Continues , comments closed
This year the Geekie Awards, the award show for geeks by geeks, crowned LeVar Burton as “Geek of the Year”. The hit fan series Star Trek Continues also took home the win for the Best Web Series.
UPDATE: Official video of LeVar Burton receiving his Geekie and singing Reading Rainbow to the crowd
Starship Farragut Releases New Episode ‘Conspiracy of Innocence’ + Announces Movie-era Spin-off Series August 6, 2014by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Fan Productions , comments closed
The fan-production Starship Farragut has released their fifth episode. Titled "Conspiracy of Innocence" the Star Trek TOS-era crew of the USS Farragut find themselves dealing with a strange new world and a new threat. Get all the details and watch it below, plus get an update on what’s next for Farragut, including an announcement for a new spin-off series.Fan Productions , comments closed
Star Trek Prelude to Axanar, the 20 minute preview to the full fan film Star Trek Axanar, debuted on the big screen during a red carpet event last weekend during San Diego Comic-Con. Today, the short film is available for all to watch streaming online and serves as the Kickstarter video for the recently launched new fundraising campaign to raise money for the full-length 90 minute feature film Axanar (which has already met its first goal). You’ll have another chance to see Prelude on the big screen in Las Vegas this Saturday night. Get the details, see photos, and watch Prelude to Axanar below.