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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 , 51 comments
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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Who had the best costume at STLV15? Let the judges decide in the official costume contest August 19, 2015

by Michael A. Nguyen , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions , 6 comments

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One of the highlights of the Convention was the costume contest held on Saturday, August 8. Every year convention goers share their creativity and enthusiasm with their costume creations. This year Creation invited participants to compete in three categories: ensign (beginner), lieutenant (intermediate), and captain (expert). Contestants had to submit photos of their costumes ahead of time as well as participate in pre-judging. There were six judges that came from a variety of backgrounds such as actors from Star Trek, costuming professionals, and science fields.
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Hands On With Star Trek Timelines at STLV August 14, 2015

by Andrew Allender , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Games , 22 comments

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There was much to see this past weekend at the Star Trek convention in Las Vegas, but I was excited for one thing in particular taking place in the merchandise hall and on stage Sunday afternoon. Disruptor Beam brought their brand new mobile game, Star Trek Timelines, to the show floor and I got a little hands-on time with it.
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STLV 2015 Day Four: DS9 Panel + George Takei + Sir Patrick + TNG Cast + Salute to Grace Lee Whitney + More August 9, 2015

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions , 84 comments

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The final day of the 2015 Las Vegas Star Trek Convention had some great guests on stage, including Sir Patrick Stewart, George Takei, and DS9 and TNG cast panels. All that plus a tribute to the recently departed Grace Lee Whitney, a new look at the upcoming mobile game Star Trek Timelines, great cosplay of the day, and more!
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STLV 2015: After 20 years, entire Voyager crew makes it home to Las Vegas

by Jared Whitley , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions , 49 comments

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To uproarious applause, the entire cast of Voyager took the stage of the Las Vegas Rio on Saturday to talk to fans, tell jokes, and reminisce on the show’s 20th anniversary.
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STLV 2015 Day Three: William Shatner + Chakotay Makeup + Women of Voyager + Cosplay + More August 8, 2015

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions , 33 comments

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Today was by far the busiest day of the convention both in terms of guests and stars on the stage. Bill Shatner headlined the day in the way only the Shat can do. Karl Urban, who was supposed to make an appearance today, had a last minute cancellation leaving no one from JJ Trek at this year’s con. Today was also the day to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Star Trek Voyager, with lots of VOY panels.
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STLV 2015 Day Two: Restoring the Enterprise + DS9 + Nimoy Tribute + Walter Koenig + TNG Cast + More August 7, 2015

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions , 21 comments

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We’ve wrapped up the second full day of the annual Las Vegas Star Trek Convention here at the Rio Hotel! With so many great things to see today, we could barely contain it all into one article. Learn about how the Smithsonian is restoring the 11-foot TOS Enterprise, be touched by a tribute to Leonard Nimoy, hear from your favorite DS9ers (some in costume!), Walter Koenig, and some of the TNG cast. Plus see today’s best cosplay including Star Trek minions!
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STLV 2015 Day One: Kicking it off with DS9 and Enterprise Panels August 6, 2015

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions , 15 comments

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And, we’re off! It’s officially Day One of the Official Star Trek Convention in Las Vegas! This year’s con started strong with two big panels: Enterprise (feat. Connor Trineer, Dominic Keating, John Billinglsey, Linda Park, and Anthony Montgomery) and Deep Space Nine (feat. Armin Shimerman, James Darren, and Nicole de Boer — plus a surprise cameo by our favorite “mute”). Plus, get a look around the con floor and see today’s best cosplay.
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TrekMovie’s Guide to Cosplay at #STLV 2015 August 1, 2015

by Michael A. Nguyen , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions , comments closed

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With just two weeks before Star Trek Las Vegas (STLV), Trekkies are in full swing, finishing final costume details for the biggest Star Trek convention in the country. For many Trekkies STLV is “the place” to showcase new costumes and strut their stuff.
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TrekMovie’s Guide to Star Trek Las Vegas 2015 July 30, 2015

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions , comments closed

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It’s that time of year again: the Official Star Trek Las Vegas convention is only a week away! TrekMovie’s got your guide to getting the most out of this year’s con including celebs not to miss, costuming tips, details on the Landing Party on Wednesday night (including booze, a trivia contest, and some sweet giveaways), and how to attend a free screening of Star Trek Continues episode 4 (with sneak preview of episode 5) in a full sized theater.
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Do We Still Really Need Star Trek Conventions? July 29, 2015

by Jared Whitley , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Editorial , comments closed

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As we at Trek Movie are preparing to deploy to Las Vegas for the largest annual Star Trek convention in the world, I am forced to pause and ask… do we really need conventions just for ourselves any more? Just because we always did it, just because we started fandom and cosplay, do we need to keep doing it?
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This Con Season, Chase Masterson and the Pop Culture Hero Coalition Take On Bullying July 19, 2015

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions , comments closed

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The Pop Culture Hero Coalition, an organization created by Chase Masterson (Leeta: Star Trek Deep Space Nine) with “heroism experts” Carrie Goldman and Matt Langdon, combines actors and activists to triumph over bullying and encourage everyday heroism. John Barrowman (Capt. Jack Harkness: Doctor Who) joined the PCHC on stage at San Diego Comicon to share his stories and empower fans.
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William Shatner’s TNG documentary “Chaos on the Bridge” debuts online July 1, 2015

by Brian Drew , Filed under: TNG,Trek Franchise,Trek on TV , comments closed

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William Shatner’s documentary about the tumultuous early years of Star Trek: The Next Generation goes straight to the web, and we’ve got the details.

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Star Trek Beyond Begins Production With Outdoor Shoot *UPDATED* June 25, 2015

by Brian Drew , Filed under: Star Trek Beyond,Trek Franchise , comments closed

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After months of rumor and speculation, Star Trek Beyond finally begins principal photography today in Vancouver, British Columbia.
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Will #WeWantWorf Have Us All Saying “QAPLA!” To A New Trek Series? June 22, 2015

by Jared Whitley , Filed under: DS9,TNG,Trek Franchise , comments closed

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Michael Dorn wants to put Worf in the center seat, and he’s asking fans for their help.
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Trekkin’ at Wonderfest Hobby Expo 2015 June 8, 2015

by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions , comments closed

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Phoenix and Washington D.C. weren’t the only spots to get your geek on last weekend. Star Trek was represented loud and proud at Wonderfest 2015 in Louisville, Kentucky over the weekend. Learn more about this scale modeling and collectibles convention and get an update on Round 2’s plans for Star Trek models over the remainder of this year after the jump.
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“Star Trek Beyond” Fan Creator Makes His Pitch For A New Series June 3, 2015

by Michael Chang Gummelt , Filed under: Trek Franchise , comments closed

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Star Trek turns 50 next year. Yet it feels like it’s at a nadir in its cultural importance. A movie every few years just isn’t enough. Iconic cinematic franchises continue to churn out movie after movie: Harry Potter, DC, Marvel, Hunger Games, Marvel, Star Wars, Marvel, Fast & Furious, Marvel. Michael Chang Gummelt, creator of fan-made story Star Trek Beyond (coincidentally the same name chosen for the new Star Trek feature film) and owner of www.StarTrekBeyond.com, takes a look at the state of the franchise through the eyes of a fan creator in the below essay.

UPDATE: The project is now officially titled “Star Trek Uncharted” and is hosted at www.StarTrekUncharted.com.
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Wrap-Up of Phoenix Comicon 2015: The Best PhxCC Ever June 2, 2015

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions , comments closed

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The weekend is over, which means we have to go back out into the “real” world. But, before the post-con blues set in too heavily, take a look at the highlights from what we’re officially naming as the best Phoenix Comicon ever.

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Shatner, Takei Headline DC Awesome Con June 1, 2015

by Jared Whitley , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Trek Franchise , comments closed

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Further proof that the current generation of fandom con-going takes its lead from decades’ worth of Star Trek conventions, William Shatner and George Takei headlined the annual Washington, DC, Awesome Con this weekend.
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TrekMovie’s Guide to Phoenix Comicon 2015 May 26, 2015

by Emily Allender , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions , comments closed

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Heading to the Grand Canyon State’s biggest pop culture event this weekend? Prepare yourself for the festivities with TrekMovie’s official guide to Phoenix Comicon 2015!
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