I didn't realize there was a video re the campaign.
I recall those days, too.
It's a hidden easter egg on the Season 4 DVD set.
After fund raising, there was the Al Vinci affair - I remember Trekunited's live chats back in the day and all the false hope.
An archived thread still exists here which makes for interesting reading.
Veronica Mars is a hell of a lot cheaper to produce ultimately and was even more of a no-brainer for WB and CBS to support. Meh. Let them have their movie.