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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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