I'm sorry I am not a VFX or animation guy. I was thinking more along the lines of in-person volunteering for someone who is "Handy with a screwdriver."
The idea of writing sounds fun. I have been working on my first fan-fiction story and if I get the hang of it it would be fun to try and write a fan-series episode.
Find out if Excalibur is really building new sets. You are a long distance from Las Vegas, but not as far as you are from Georgia!