San Diego Comic-Con 2015: Star Trek AXANAR Crowdfunding Campaign Close To Raising $250k For Independent Feature Film

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At San Diego Comic-Con fans of Star Trek got to see the first trailer/sneak peek for Star Trek AXANAR, a fan-made independent feature film. The film is the first professionally made non-CBS and Paramount Star Trek movie.

“ The film recounts the story of Garth of Izar, the legendary Starfleet captain featured in the STAR TREK episode “Whom Gods Destroy.” This prequel film takes place twenty-one years before the events of “Where no Man Has Gone Before,” the first episode of STAR TREK to feature Captain James T. Kirk.”

The goal of the crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo HERE is to raise $250,000. As of the publishing of this article 2,783 people have contributed $242,641 in the past 10 days. There are 24 days to reach the $250k goal, so by all indications it should be successful.

The prequel can be viewed below:

The trailer that was shown at San Diego Comic-Con 2015 can be viewed here:

Head over to  http://www.SaveTheFederation.com  to visit our Indiegogo fundraiser that's currently in progress and learn how you can help us cross the finish line for making this film a reality!The first scene completed from the upcoming feature-length STAR TREK: AXANAR feature film, detailing Fleet Captain Kelvar Garth's decisive victory at the Battle of AXANAR, which marked the conclusion of the Four Years War with the Klingon Empire.

The cast working on Star Trek AXANAR includes Hollywood actors like Richard Hatch (Battlestar Galactica), Gary Graham (Star Trek: Enterprise), Kate Vernon (Battlestar Galactica, Heroes), and Tony Todd (Candyman, Chuck, 24.)

The crew now boasts several Oscar and Emmy winners including Production Designer John Iacovelli, best known to Sci-Fi fans for his work on BABYLON 5; Visual Effects Supervisor Adam Howard, a pioneer in the visual effects industry; and Senior Sound Producer Frank Serafine (“T he Hunt for Red October “).

The film will be directed by Robert Meyer Burnett, well known for the 1999 award-winning cult favorite FR.

 

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