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Posts Tagged ‘Kickstarter’

Spock Documentary Close To Funding Goal

Monday, June 29th, 2015

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Adam Nimoy‘s documentary on his father, For the Love of Spock, has raised much of the money necessary for the movie but more is needed to hit the goal of $600,000 before the fundraiser expires on July 1.

The documentary will only be created if the entire amount is funded.

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For The Love Of Spock

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

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A new Kickstarter campaign has been launched to raise money for a documentary about Leonard Nimoy.

The documentary, announced earlier this year, will be titled For the Love of Spock.

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Koenig Joins Captain Pike Project

Friday, May 22nd, 2015

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Walter Koenig has joined the Star Trek: Captain Pike fan film project, which is currently in the fundraising phase.

The actor joins other Trek alumni including Dwight Schultz, Linda Park, Robert Picardo, Chase Masterson, Sean Kenney, Ray Wise, and Bruce Davidson.

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Star Trek: Captain Pike Kickstarter

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

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A new Kickstarter seeks to raise funds for a Star Trek: Captain Pike pilot.

The forty-five minute pilot would be the prequel to a feature length film called Encounter at Rigel.

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Shatner Book Kickstarter

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

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William Shatner has joined the ranks of those using Kickstarter to fund a project.

The actor hopes to fund the production of a new book to be called Catch Me Up.

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These Are The Voyages TOS Season Three Kickstarter

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

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The last volume in the These Are the Voyages series of books is completed and ready to be printed.

Written by Marc Cushman, the seven-hundred-and-fifty-four page book will come out before Christmas, if a new Kickstarter campaign is successful.

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Fan Film Axanar Kickstarter Success

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

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Thanks in part to the help of George Takei in getting the word out, the Star Trek: Axanar Kickstarter has far exceeded its original funding goal.

Takei sent a tweet to his followers on the final day of the fundraising campaign. “Battlestations! RT if you want exciting new Star Trek filmmaking. Let’s make this happen–just hours left to help.”

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The Gene Roddenberry Project Kickstarter

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

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A Kickstarter project by James and Trude Forscher seeks to fund a documentary “exploring the genesis of Star Trek through the personal insight of its creator.”

The documentary will feature Forscher’s interview with Gene Roddenberry, which was recently found after being missing for almost thirty years, and interviews with surviving cast members.

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Reading Rainbow Fans Break Kickstarter Record

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

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Thanks to the generosity of the fans, LeVar Burton‘s Reading Rainbow Kickstarter is up to almost five million dollars in pledges.

98,153 backers have pledged the amount, which is a new record for Kickstarter backers.

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Trek Stars Join Reading Rainbow Event

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

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Some new perks for the Reading Rainbow Kickstarter were added recently, and will surely be of interest to Trek fans.

The perks include several live storytime events called Reading Rainbow Live! which feature Star Trek actors.

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Burton Wants To Expand Reading Rainbow Access

Friday, June 6th, 2014

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After the success of the initial Reading Rainbow Kickstarter campaign, LeVar Burton wants to go further.

The original goal of one million dollars was reached in less than a day, and the amount now stands at three-and-a-half million dollars with twenty-six days to go.

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Burton Kickstarter Funded In Twelve Hours

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

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LeVar Burton‘s Reading Rainbow Kickstarter campaign made its target one million dollars in less than a day.

The campaign, reported here by TrekToday, only began yesterday.

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Burton’s Reading Rainbow Kickstarter

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

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LeVar Burton has announced an ambitious project to bring Reading Rainbow into more homes and classrooms.

The goal of the Kickstarter campaign is to raise $1,000,000 and already almost a fifth of that has been pledged in the first day.

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Trek Author Launches Kickstarter For Superhero Novel

Friday, October 18th, 2013

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Star Trek author Michael Jan Friedman has begun a new Kickstarter campaign to finance his new novel featuring a young-adult superhero who is also a cancer survivor.

The campaign, which started last night, hopes to raise five thousand dollars.

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Star Trek: Renegades Kickstarter

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Star Trek: Renegades, a new production aimed at bringing Star Trek back to television, has begun production on a professionally-produced television pilot, and fans can help courtesy of a new Kickstarter project.

Star Trek: Renegades is “set a decade after Voyager’s return from the Delta Quadrant, [and] finds the Federation in a crisis that pushes the heroes to their limits, and explores the darker side of the human psyche.”

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