Fan Productions, Star Trek Axanar  Axanar Productions was able to raise over $1 million through crowdsourcing to produce an amateur fan film called Axanar. Well, those castaways set out on a three hour tour and ended up spending a LOT more time stuck in the same place. However, like other terms that started out as positivesuch as politically correct and social justice warriorthe word woke was eventually corrupted and turned into something derogatory and toxicspecifically by the alt-right and other conservative groups. Its now a year later, and we FINALLY have a hard, locked-in, carved-in-stone, cross-my-heart-and-hope-kiss-a-salt-vampire date for the anticipated debut of this fan film that saw its first raw footage shot in the Angeles National Forest just three weeks after the introduction of New Coke! Each calendar is signed by: Mark Edward Lewis Editor / Post Production Supervisor. Unfortunately, guidelines such as this one in the settlement, will likely kill fan films and alienate at least some die-hard fans who have stuck with the franchise through thick and thin. As for Farragut Forward, an announcement was made that the planned series was being tabled. STEP TWO, AUBLR is proud to announce the Volume 12 Executive, Come meet the AUBLR executive board and learn more, AUBLR is proud to publish the following scholarshi, Meet AUBLR Volume 11 Associate Managing Editor, Mo. Axanar, Studios Settle Star Trek Copyright Infringement Lawsuit, CBS/Paramount Ordered To Turn Over Documents To Defense, Axanar Asks Star Trek Directors and Studio For Documents in Ongoing Lawsuit, CBS, Paramount Say Axanar Lawsuit Isnt Over, Move on to Discovery, Axanar Tries to Rally Fan Films to Its Proposed Guidelines, JJ Abrams announces Paramount/CBS has agreed to drop Axanar lawsuit, Axanar Trial Date Set For May 2017 Unless Agreement Reached Fans Counter Over Klingon Language Copyright, Trekzone Releases Response to Alec Peters Interview. See below for part 2 of our interview where we talk more about the story and the future of Axanar. There are more than a dozen VFX shots. Of course, theres a LOT more sets to build and costumes to craft (by hand! Be s, FALL SYMPOSIUM ALERT Register at the lin, FALL SYMPOSIUM ALERT AUBLR welcomes all, Got Bluebook questions?? Jan. 3, 2017),  Aaron Smith, Star Trek fan film sued for copyright infringement, CNN Media (Dec. 31, 2015), https://money.cnn.com/2015/12/31/media/star-trek-axanar-cbs-paramount/. (editorial review), FARRAGUT FORWARD finally funding ferociously formidable fan film! An email will not be created automatically. CBS/Paramount, Fan Productions, Star Trek Axanar, Trek Franchise and the late JAMES SHIGETA as Admiral Nogura. And if you know what to look for, a fan film like Opportunity accomplishes quite a lot. Conventions/Events/Attractions, Fan Productions, Shuttle Pod, Star Trek Axanar, Star Trek Beyond This week, join the Shuttle Pod crew to talk about the latest in the Axanar Lawsuit, the start to a very busy convention season, as well as the most recent news about Star Trek Beyond (of which there isnt much). And now the main story arc had taken center stage, exactly when it should have, building to a big clash in episode seven (just before the holiday hiatus). Ballots are due back no later than March 15, and any director who does not return their ballot by that deadline will have their fan film disqualified from winning anything. | August 23, 2014 | Every so often, like a dad taking his kids on a long road trip, I get a fan asking me the Are we there yet? question: Do you know when Yorktown is supposed to be coming out? What does WOKE even mean??? Titling the episode Rubicon would be like titling The City on the Edge of Forever instead The Tragic Death of Edith Keeler.. The bridge crew is certainly colorful, and the current main cast features two Blacks, one Hispanic, and one half-Asian. A potentially multi-million dollar lawsuit, including a request for injunction, has been filed against the fan film Star Trek Axanar, its creator Alec Peters, and up to 20 others working on the production by Star Trek rights holders CBS and Paramount. 2022 CBS Studios Inc., Paramount Pictures Corporation, and CBS Interactive Inc., Paramount companies. 116 comments so far, In the day since part 1 of our interview with Alec Peters was posted, the Star Trek Axanar Kickstarter gathered another $150,000 (helped by a social media plug from Star Treks George Takei). blog series filled with quotes from show-runners STAN WOO and JOHN AKTIN. Take a look. It was a positive word, indicating awareness of things that tended to be off the radar for many Americans at the time. Enter the email address associated with your account and we'll send you a link to reset your password. Awards, Fan Productions, New Voyages/Phase II, Renegades, Star Trek Axanar, Star Trek Continues, This Week In Trek The first half of the season ended with a strong cliffhanger and the promise of even more revelations and action in the final six episodes. But seriously, folks, lets start with what, I believe, was the inherent strength of the episode, Back in 2016, after a decade of producing an impressive parade of both live-action and animated Star Trek fan films, the team at STARSHIP FARRAGUT began production on the series finale Homecoming. But the bittersweet ending to this celebrated fan series was much more sweet than bitter because, at the same time, they announced plans to begin production on a new project that would take the crew forward into the Star Trek movie eracomplete with monster maroon uniforms and brand new sets! Its certainly not impossible to keep a storyline going for that long, but it often takes a little bit of padding to stretch things out a bit. Exploring the world of Star Trek fan films. Admittedly, theres still some serious shat going down in the galaxy, as billions, if not trillions, of lives are at risk. Perfect pacing so far. Then early 2021. email@example.com, E. Ashlee Kuan, Senior Articles Editor As part of the settlement, Peters has agreed to make changes to Axanar and any future Star Trek fan films produced by him or his company so that they follow the guidelines distributed by Paramount and CBS in June 2016. TrekMovie.com is not endorsed, sponsored or affiliated with CBS Studios Inc., Paramount Pictures Corp. or the Star Trek franchise. This time out, I decided to have a free-form chat with four of the folks behind this film: BILLY SWANSON a producer and actor who portrays Commander Robert Hawk Hawkins, Executive Officer and Security Chief of the U.S.S. For the past few episodes of Discovery, the decision facing the Federation (with Michael and Book on opposite sides of the issue) was whether to try to make peaceful first contact with Unknown Species 10-C or risk a war with them by striking first at their DMA generator and preemptively destroying it.  According to a joint statement, Axanar Productions and Alec Peters acknowledged that the film and its prequel were not approved by Paramount or CBS, and that both works crossed boundaries acceptable to CBS and Paramount relating to copyright law. Additional terms of the agreement are still being made to the cast, crew, and donors directly.
As for the most recent year delay, thats another story that includes, sadly, a personal tragedy. Oh, man! 100% of the profits of the sale of this item go to the November 2020 Axanar Shoot. It became a crass insult directed primarily at liberals and progressives who were ridiculed for everything from cancel culture to critical race theory in their desire to stand up for what they believed were marginalized and persecuted groups and minorities both within America and beyond. And then there were sixsix fan films from the STARSHIP WEBSTER Creative Group thats a part of POTEMKIN PICTURES, that is. Fall 2020 Symposium | DONT TREAD ON MY IP: The Role of Foreign and Domestic Influence on Intellectual Property, Fall 2019 Symposium | Corporate Counsel as Business Leaders. CBS/Paramount, Fan Productions, Star Trek Axanar Hi AUBLR team! 53 comments so far. The impact on John was devastating, and it is totally understandable that John would step back from working on Yorktown for a bit. While some fans criticized the unpolished nature of many of the Potemkin Pictures releases over the years, if youre watching these fan films solely to be dazzled by top-tier production quality rivaling the major Hollywood studios, then you may have gotten off at the wrong exit. Most recently, a trailer promised a release date of Christmas 2020, and then a slightly pushed-back release date of December was announced instead. Thats 50% white. By: Bill Watters Gradually, those on the left stopped using woke as a positive. Thirteen hours (give or take) is a massive of time to fill locked into the same overall narrative. CBS/Paramount, Star Trek Axanar, Trek Franchise, CBS/Paramount, Fan Productions, Star Trek Axanar, Trek Franchise, CBS/Paramount, Fan Productions, Star Trek Axanar, CBS/Paramount, Fan Productions, Star Trek Axanar, Star Trek Continues, Fan Productions, Star Trek Axanar By: Brian Drew And a little bit is good. American University Business Law Review. Both arguments sounded reasonable, something which has been a part of Trek since TOS. It also failed on a number of levels. While other states in the vicinity like Tennessee, Ohio, Virginia, Georgia, Alabama, and Arkansas have supported fan films and series for many years, as far as Ive been able to research, Webster was the first ongoing Star Trek fan production to be based in the state of Kentucky. 2:15-CV-09938-RGK-E, 2017 WL 83506 (C.D. firstname.lastname@example.org.  Axanar was developed as a prequel to the original Star Trek series, portraying the story of Garth of Izar, a character who appeared in a 1969 The Original Series episode, and his fight against the Klingon Empire during The Four Years War. Lets take a look at both sides now, win and lose, and still, somehow. Cal. Your password must include at least 8 characters with a combination of upper/lower case, number and symbol. (You can read the full history of Starship Farragut starting here.). Star Trek has inspired so many people and invigorated the imaginations for generations. How many times have you seen someone on social media complaining that STAR TREK: DISCOVERY is too woke? Obviously, the word woke hadnt yet fallen from grace. TrekMovie sat down with producer and star Alec Peters to talk about the dream of making his own Star Trek movie. Meet AUBLR Technical Edit, Take your contracts knowledge to the next level! [UPDATE]: Alec Peters has made an official statement in response to the lawsuit. GoFundMe to pay expenses for their sons post-secondary eduction, ST: DISCOVERYs Rubicon was the perfect episode with one major flaw: PREDICTABILITY! All Rights Reserved. When his term ended, the Senate ordered him to disband his army and return to Rome. The Star Trek Axanar Kickstarter wraps up Sunday, but it has already set a new record for independent Trek production crowdfunding. at 6 (citing Three Boys Music Corp. v. Bolton, 212 F.3d 477, 485 (9th Cir. With the copyright infringement trial just 11 days away, Star Trek fan film Axanar producer Alec Peters settled with plaintiffs CBS and Paramount Pictures. Star Trek Online Welcomes You to Q's Winter Wonderland, Pride and Players' Choice Arrive for Star Trek Timelines, Announcing our April Mega-Event Double Jeopardy, Hero Collector Logs In To Star Trek Online, Go Behind the Scenes of Star Trek: Bridge Crew, Star Trek Online Remembers Ren Auberjonois, Star Trek Adventures' Strange New Worlds RPG has Arrived, Star Trek Timelines Announces Mudd Amuck Mega-Event and More. Fan Film DIRECTORS CHOICE Awards submission deadline is THIS TUESDAY! Or is there something about the plots or the storytelling that is supposedly woke? Are you interested in joining journal at WCL? I, We are so excited to kick-off the AUBLR Volume 11, Welcome back everyone, we hope you'll stop by and. The project has now raised over $560K, with more coming in by Sundays deadline. 2000). Seriously, if you think AXANAR is taking a long time to finish, thats just peanuts compared to YORKTOWN: A TIME TO HEALstarring GEORGE TAKEI as Lt. But then we had episodes dealing with (in this order) finding a rogue Romulan ninja nun, Tilly leading a group of Starfleet cadets (and Adira) to safety after a shuttle crash while Burnham and Saru try to talk NiVar into rejoining the Federation, and then freeing trapped prisoners in the path of the DMAs destruction while an experiment on board Discovery nearly destroys the ship (and introduces Ruon Tarka). Imagine what these guys could do with movie-era sets! Spring 2018 Symposium | The TCJA: Will it Stimulate Global & Domestic Markets? But I took it a step further and looked at the casting of ALL actors whove appeared with significant speaking roles in at least two episodes dating back to the start of the series. (editorial review), on STAR TREK: DISCOVERY meets OCEANS ELEVENbut does it work? Hollywood studios mandates that fans, who are invited to spend as much as they want on their fan films, not to profit off their work. CBS/Paramount, Fan Productions, Star Trek Axanar By: Carlos Pedraza Then, well, nothing specific after that. By: Carlos Pedraza However, even with the existence of OTW, it still remains unclear whether protection organizations such as OTW can successfully manage to create awareness and recognize the legality of fan fiction. | March 22, 2016 |  Paramount Pictures Corp. v. Axanar Prod., Inc., No. Of course, it also features four white actors (I still consider Tilly part of the main cast). I announced that submissions were now open, STARSHIP WEBSTER production crew discusses their latest OPPORTUNITY (interview with a bunch of folks), you can access all of the fans films from the various teams here, STAR TREK: DISCOVERY meets OCEANS ELEVENbut does it work? (editorial review), STARSHIP WEBSTER production crew discusses their latest OPPORTUNITY (interview with a bunch of folks), on STARSHIP WEBSTER production crew discusses their latest OPPORTUNITY (interview with a bunch of folks), STAR TREK: DISCOVERY meets OCEANS ELEVENbut does it work? , Both Paramount and CBS own the copyrights for the six Star Trek television series and thirteen movies. The first three of those episodes took place mainly on the holodeck/holosuite in settings far removed from the path that Star Trek usually treads. It continues to be a great growthyear with more amazing productions coming into the field and the existing group maturing and continuing to set the bar for the rest.
Alittlebit. Three weeks ago, I announced that submissions were now open for the first annual Fan Film DIRECTORS CHOICE Awards, organized by GLEN WOLFE and DAN REYNOLDS of WARP 66 STUDIOS. But thats not exactly what Im talking about. Miranda Germani as Dr. Amanda Cruz in the upcoming YORKTOWN: A TIME TO HEAL. Be the first to review Axanar Calendar 2022 Signed and Numbered Limited Edition (250).
If youve entered or are planning to (before the end of Tuesday!  Alec Peters, Law Suit Settlement Announced!, Axanar News (Jan. 20, 2017), https://www.axanarproductions.com/9707-2/. What does WOKE even mean??? And when I say long (with all those os), I mean from 1985 to 2022THIRTTY-SEVEN YEARS! This wall calendar is 8.5 x 11, full color and features 13 amazing images inside. But if you go into viewing these productions with a mind open to seeing what fans with little money but lots of heart can manage to do, then youre sure to come away satisfied. It even featured some minor bridge characters getting a chance to actually LEAVE the bridge. And of course, its not a proper Potemkin Pictures interview without show-runner and executive producer Randy Landers, who also directed this film. CBS/Paramount, Fan Productions, Star Trek Axanar Spring 2017 Symposium | Show Me the Money: A Discussion on the Business of Sports Agency, Spring 2017 Symposium | Employment Visas Under the New Administration, Fall 2017 Symposium | Whats Next in the Pipeline?A Discussion of the Legal, Economic, and Societal Implications of the Keystone XL Pipeline, Spring 2016 Symposium | Drone and Vehicle-to-Vehicle Technologies, Fall 2016 Symposium | Chief Compliance Officers: Their Evolving Role, Please join us in welcoming our new Volume 12 Juni, We are honored to share the latest AUBLR publicati, SPRING SYMPOSIUM ALERT AUBLR is pleased, STEP ONE: Rank AUBLR #1 during Write-On.