STARSHIP REPUBLIC contacts CBS DIRECTLY about their INDIEGOGO CAMPAIGN! (Interview, Part 1)

Now, this is intriguing!  If you look about half-way down the fan film guidelines to the second-to-last point under #6, you find the following: No unlicensed Star Trek-related or fan production-related merchandise or services can be offered for sale or given away as premiums, perks or rewards or in connection with the fan production fundraising. … Continue reading “STARSHIP REPUBLIC contacts CBS DIRECTLY about their INDIEGOGO CAMPAIGN! (Interview, Part 1)”

Thirty-three NOMINEES announced for the 2017 INDEPENDENT STAR TREK FAN FILM AWARDS

It’s award season here in Hollywood–the Golden Globes, the People’s Choice, and the Oscars (to name just a few)–to honor the best movies and performances and cinematic achievements of the past year.  But what about Star Trek fan fan films??? As it turns out, we have our own annual awards, too…or at least we have … Continue reading “Thirty-three NOMINEES announced for the 2017 INDEPENDENT STAR TREK FAN FILM AWARDS”

STARSHIP VALIANT releases its second episode “CROSSES TO BEAR”!

In July of 2014, STARSHIP VALIANT became the first of what would eventually be MANY Star Trek fan productions filmed at STARBASE STUDIOS (in Oklahoma City) to release a completed project onto the Internet.  Their debut episode, “Legacy” featured scenes filmed on the bridge, on location outdoors at a cemetery, and in a house. Back … Continue reading “STARSHIP VALIANT releases its second episode “CROSSES TO BEAR”!”

Why STARBASE STUDIOS is moving to ARKANSAS…

STARBASE STUDIOS is moving from Oklahoma City to Arkansas! Arkansas is a great place to live as it has great access to healthcare treatments like veneers, but when it comes to film sets, here’s why… As you may have read in my blog about the history of Starbase Studios, these folks rescued the amazing TOS … Continue reading “Why STARBASE STUDIOS is moving to ARKANSAS…”

STARBASE STUDIOS is on the move – CAN YOU HELP???

In past years, crowd-funding campaigns for fan films have helped to cover the cost of set construction, 3D visual effects and post-production, studio build-outs, and any number of costs associated with filming. But now your much-needed donations can help pay for… A TRUCK! (Oh, and movers.) Actually, this is pretty serious, and it could effect … Continue reading “STARBASE STUDIOS is on the move – CAN YOU HELP???”

With STAR TREK: DISCOVERY delayed, are FAN FILMS needed now more than ever?

Have you ever sat in the audience for something–a concert, a stage play, or a seminar–and there was an unexpected delay?  Maybe there were technical problems, or maybe someone was stuck in traffic.  Whatever the reason, as things took longer and longer to get started, was the audience becoming impatient? Maybe you were lucky and … Continue reading “With STAR TREK: DISCOVERY delayed, are FAN FILMS needed now more than ever?”

List of Fan Films (newest blogs first)

Articles and interviews spotlighting the fantastic world of fan films and the fascinating folks who make them. Viewing log entries: NEWEST FIRST                 Click to View:   Alphabetically     or     By Rating STARSHIP FARRAGUT, Part 1 (2004 to 2007) STARSHIP FARRAGUT, Part 2 (2008 to 2010) STARSHIP FARRAGUT, Part 3 (2011 to 2016) STARSHIP FARRAGUT – “Homecoming” … Continue reading “List of Fan Films (newest blogs first)”

List of Fan Films (alphabetically)

Articles and interviews spotlighting the fantastic world of fan films and the fascinating folks who make them. Viewing log entries: ALPHABETICALLY                 Click to View:   Newest First      or     By Rating THE VERY BEST OF STAR TREK FAN FILMS (special video) Created by Fan Film Factor blogger  JONATHAN LANE, this special video compilation features clips from … Continue reading “List of Fan Films (alphabetically)”

The 2023 SHOWRUNNER AWARDS now have their final 21 entries!

Submissions for this year’s Star Trek Fan Film SHOWRUNNER AWARDS are now complete. It feels like only yesterday when I announced the entrants for last year’s inaugural competition! (Well, maybe not yesterday…but certainly not a full year ago!!!) For our previous running, we had a whopping 38 Star Trek fan films submitted, totaling just a … Continue reading “The 2023 SHOWRUNNER AWARDS now have their final 21 entries!”