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 LAST SURVIVOR (interview) Back in 2010, a short 10-minute 24th century-era Trek fan film made its debut. Despite being ultra-low budget, it was actually quite ambitious, … 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 ADVENTURES OF THE USS PARKVIEW – “The Bunny Incident” (audio interview) Easter came early to STARBASE STUDIOS on a cold day in January.  That’s when … Continue reading “List of Fan Films (alphabetically)”

Meet the professional writer of the latest episode of MARIE CURIE: “Under Fire” (interview with BOBBY NASH)

The Star Trek fan film guidelines are seldom, if ever, enforced by ViacomCBS, but were they ever to be, I often wonder how guideline #5 would be interpreted. That’s the guideline which specifies, in part, “creators, actors and all other participants must be amateurs.” Amateur what, exactly? The show-runner of THE BUNNY INCIDENT, KEVIN CROXTON, … Continue reading “Meet the professional writer of the latest episode of MARIE CURIE: “Under Fire” (interview with BOBBY NASH)”

Things that go IndieBOOM! – three Trek fan filmmakers win big!

The winners of the third annual IndieBOOM! film festival awards have just been announced, and three Star Trek fan filmmakers did really well. The first, GLEN L. WOLFE (along with DAN and KELLY REYNOLDS) took the FAN FAVORITE overall grand prize of $500 for their recent fan film THE EQUINOX EFFECT, filmed at WARP 66 … Continue reading “Things that go IndieBOOM! – three Trek fan filmmakers win big!”

2019 Star Trek Fan Film YEAR IN REVIEW!

Okay, anyone who is still claiming that the CBS fan film guidelines “killed” or “destroyed” or “ruined” Star Trek fan films “forever” needs to be strapped into the Neutral Neutralizer chair and forced to read this blog! Sure, the 6-figure crowd-funded productions were now a thing of the past, but they were always the exception … Continue reading “2019 Star Trek Fan Film YEAR IN REVIEW!”

NEW TRAILER from the AVALON UNIVERSE!

JOSHUA IRWIN and VICTORIA FOX burst onto the Star Trek fan film stage this past Halloween with the unexpected release of GHOST SHIP. Shot using real actors and high production design on the TOS sets in Kingsland, GA and on the new WARP 66 Studios’ bridge sets in Arkansas, Ghost Ship was fun a “Star … Continue reading “NEW TRAILER from the AVALON UNIVERSE!”

The latest AXANAR NEWS!

Last October, it was announced that Marvel Comics writer PAUL JENKINS would be joining ALEC PETERS as co-writer of the 2-part Axanar fan film allowed by the settlement with CBS and Paramount.  I interviewed Paul shortly thereafter, and you’re welcome to read what he had to say here. But then Axanar went pretty quiet over … Continue reading “The latest AXANAR NEWS!”

STAR TREK CONTINUES releases their seventh episode “Embracing the Winds”…and sparks new debate about the fan film guidelines!

STAR TREK CONTINUES’ seventh full-length episode, “Embracing the Winds” is–at least in my opinion–a masterpiece.  It’s a MUST SEE+ Star Trek fan film and possibly one of the best ones released to date.  Fan reaction has ranged generally from positive to gushing, with almost no one saying anything overall negative (only pointing out this or … Continue reading “STAR TREK CONTINUES releases their seventh episode “Embracing the Winds”…and sparks new debate about the fan film guidelines!”

Highlights of the STAR TREK BEYOND event at PARAMOUNT

It was an incredible night!  I’ve been to my fair share of special STAR TREK events in my life, but this one had to be one of the best I’ve ever experienced.  There was just something magical about being in the same sound stage that TOS filmed in 50 years ago while also celebrating that … Continue reading “Highlights of the STAR TREK BEYOND event at PARAMOUNT”