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”.
Starship Farragut debuts Kickstarter for finale episode Homecoming
After 10 years of episodes, the Starship Farragut team is finally raising funds to film their final episode, after which they will fast forward to 10 years in the future where new episodes, part of “Farragut Forward”, will be set in the Wrath of Khan TOS movie era. They have a couple of pretty exciting cameos lined up, too, including the one and only Stan Lee!
Star Trek Renegades successfully funds episodes 2 & 3 in latest Kickstarter
After their first successful film, the Star Trek Renegades team has raised funds to film episodes 2 & 3, which will be one two-parter and has been announced as Walter Koenig’s final performance as the character Pavel Chekov. The group surpassed their goal of $350,000 in 30 days, with donations totaling $378,181 from 3,379 backers. The episodes are set to go into production in early 2016, with the first of the two being finished in the summer of next year.
Star Trek Continues gets new engine room + 4 Global Accolade Awards
Star Trek Continues has added to it’s already incredible TOS Enterprise sets. With the help of 2,619 backers, the STC team raised enough money to fund two episodes (currently in production) and build two new sets: Scotty’s engine room and a planet set. Well, the engine room is complete, and boy is it beautiful!
In addition, the team was just honored with four Global Accolade Awards for their two most recent episodes, “Divided We Stand” and “The White Iris”. Congrats to the whole team!