Federation Responds To Klingon Propaganda October 28, 2009by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Fan Productions,Marketing/Promotion , comments closed
Following yesterday’s "indoctrination" video, there is what appears to be another entry in the viral campaign started last weekend by the "Klingon Propaganda" video. This time it is a very short piece of Federation propaganda responding to the Klingons, promoting the message of diversity.
New Klingon Propagana Video Follow-up + Translation & more October 27, 2009by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Fan Productions,Marketing/Promotion , comments closed
On Sunday TrekMovie first reported on a new viral video titled "Klingon Propaganda" which contained clues leading to a Klingon website. The mysterious video has been sweeping around web since, and today there is a new video live-action video from the same source which shows the Klingon plot may be even more insidious. We have that below, plus a translation and more details on the first video.
Viral Video Leads To ‘Klingon Empire’ Website October 25, 2009by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Fan Productions,Great Links,Marketing/Promotion , comments closed
The Klingons were created in the 60s to be the Star Trek stand-ins for the Cold War ‘Red Menace’. This week an impressive new video was uploaded to YouTube titled ‘Klingon Propaganda’, which runs with the notion by creating a motivational cartoon from the Klingon perspective in the style of 20th century Communist Propaganda. And it is so well-made, it raises the question as to whether or not it is ‘Fan Made’ or something more.
Brad & Kate: A Star Trek Love Story – Couple Wed On USS Enterprise [VIDEO] September 17, 2009by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Fan Productions,Fandom , comments closed
Last weekend two lucky Star Trek fans got to have their wedding in the Final Frontier. Brad Siegel and Kate Erwin, winners of a contest held by the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, got married on Sunday on a replica of the USS Enterprise D bridge at Star Trek The Exhibition. The couple has sent TrekMovie a special video telling their story from a proposal at a convention to the wedding itself.
The world of fan made Star Trek has been busy in the last few days. Today the Starship Farragut Animated Episode "Power Source" was completed. Also there is a new episode for Star Trek Odyssey. We also have an update and some previews for what is next from Star Trek Phase II.
Star Trek Mashup Mayhem – The Prime Timeline Strikes Back August 3, 2009by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Fan Productions,Humor,Star Trek (2009 film),Trek Franchise , comments closed
Sometimes it seems YouTube was invented just for Star Trek fans to publish creative mash-ups. The new Star Trek movie has inspired a few, with a number of them focusing on how the crews of the ‘prime timeline’ might react to the events of the new movie. Below we have a selection of some of the best (including one just published), and all from YouTubers presented before here at TrekMovie.Fan Productions,TAS , comments closed
Starship Farragut, a TOS era fan production, has set a fan film milestone, by being the first to produce both live action and animated episodes. The first part of their first animated episode was released this week. You can watch that below, plus TrekMovie talked to the Farragut producers to get all the latest news and details on what’s next.
GoAnimate.com, the site that allows you to create and share animations, has just announced the winners of its most recent Star Trek contest, "THE BACKSTORY". This contest was to honor the addition of three new TOS characters to the GoAnimate platform – Nurse Chapel, a Gorn, and Mara – and also, to honor the backstory theme of the latest Trek film. Check out the winners below.
Exclusive: Gil Gerard Joins Cawley’s Buck Rogers Web Series + Star Trek Phase II Update June 17, 2009by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Fan Productions,New Voyages/Phase II , comments closed
It has been a while since we have reported on news from Cawley Productions on their Star Trek Phase II and new Buck Rogers web series, but today we have exclusives for both. First up is breaking news that Gil Gerard is joining the Buck Rogers series. Plus we have a production update and exclusive images from Phase II’s "Kitumba"Contest,Fan Productions,Merchandise,TOS , comments closed
GoAnimate.com, the site that lets you make your own animations, today announced that it has expanded its roster of official Star Trek characters to include Nurse Chapel, Gorn, Mara, and two Klingon crewmen. To celebrate the five new characters, they have also launched a new animation contest for fans to create the best ‘backstory’. Details below.Fan Productions,Humor,Star Trek (2009 film) , comments closed
Over the last week or so many people have sent in links to new YouTube vblogs, skits and more about Star Trek that they made or just liked. So poking around YouTube it seems the new Star Trek movie has inspired dozens of self-made broadcasters. There are way too many so below we offer just a sampling to show how the new Star Trek is all the rage on the interwebs.
Saturday Matinee – Trek Through Time Part II April 11, 2009by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Fan Productions,Humor , comments closed
Last Christmas we presented you "Trek Through Time", a fun and very creative Doctor Who & Star Trek mashup put together by our friends at Kelvington.com (which ended up with over 100k views). And as promised then, they have released the second installment in time for Easter. So check out "Trek Through Time Part II – The Wrath Of Caan Parody Easter Special 2009" below.
New Fan Video: Star Trek Torch March 17, 2009by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Fan Productions,Star Trek (2009 film),TOS , comments closed
We are all looking forward to the new Star Trek movie headed our way in a couple of months. However ‘Star Trek Torch,’ an amazing new video from our old pal Spockboy Paul, reminds us all of where it it all came from. Check out the video below, which Paul put a lot of effort into, to herald the passing of the torch.Fan Productions,Fandom,Merchandise , comments closed
One of our favorite Trek websites, TrekCore.com, is holding its annual fundraising event this month. As part of the fundraiser, the essential online multimedia resource for Star Trek is offering a number of genuine tribbles from Deep Space Nine as well as some photographs. See below for more info.
First Look at Tobias Richter’s Star Trek Movie USS Enterprise Wallpapers February 23, 2009by Thorsten Wulff , Filed under: Fan Productions,Star Trek (2009 film) , comments closed
In December TrekMovie featured some amazing ‘fan made’ images of the new USS Kelvin from the upcoming Star Trek movie, by German CG Artist Tobias Richter. Since then Richter has been at work on the new USS Enterprise, and today we bring a first look at what he has come up with. Check out his stunning Big E desktops below.
Phase II’s James Cawley Bringing Buck Rogers To The Web January 12, 2009by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Fan Productions,New Voyages/Phase II,Sci-Fi , comments closed
It looks like James Cawley, the man behind the most popular independent Star Trek production Star Trek Phase II, is going to be taking on another sci-fi classic. Today Cawley Entertainment announced it has secured the rights to create a web series based on the classic comic Buck Rogers. TrekMovie has the exclusive first details.
Best Of Star Trek In 2008 – Fan & Independent Productions January 1, 2009by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Books,Fan Productions,List , comments closed
Yesterday we covered the best ‘official’ Star Trek productions from Paramount, CBS and the official licensees, but they are not the only ones putting out content for Trek fans. Many other fans (and professionals) produce Star Trek for you viewing, listening and reading pleasure and here are our favorites for the year..
Check Out (Fan Made) High Resolution Views Of Star Trek’s New USS Kelvin December 27, 2008by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Fan Productions,Star Trek (2009 film) , comments closed
Since TrekMovie revealed the first exclusive image of the USS Kelvin in October, this new ship from the upcoming Star Trek movie has been the subject of much fan discussion. We have seen more of the Kelvin in the trailer and at the Intel promo site, but as with many things with Trek, fans have decided to take it upon themselves to get a closer look.
FanMade: Review Star Trek Phase II “Blood and Fire, Part 1″ December 20, 2008by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: New Voyages/Phase II,Review , comments closed
Coming in just under the wire, today the fan series Star Trek Phase II released their first (and only) episode of the year (and their first since changing names from New Voyages). "Blood and Fire, Part 1" has generated a lot of buzz for its controversial subject matter, but is it also good Star Trek? TrekMovie weighs in with a full review below. [SPOILERS]
FanMade: Behind The Scenes at Phase II + Meet The New Deltan December 13, 2008by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Fan Productions,New Voyages/Phase II , comments closed
James Cawley, exec producer and star of the fan series Star Trek Phase II, has sent TrekMovie a very well made behind the scenes video shot during production on "The Child," in October. See below for an exclusive first look the video, plus an introduction to the guest stars for "The Child" and more info on the release of "Blood and Fire, Part 1" coming up next week.