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Old December 4 2012, 02:26 AM   #1
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Which of the fan videos close to the real thing?

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Which of the fan videos/films close to the real thing?
any of them are available at HD?
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Old December 4 2012, 02:55 AM   #2
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Re: Which of the fan videos close to the real thing?

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Hi
Which of the fan videos/films close to the real thing?
any of them are available at HD?
thanks
I vote for the 2004 motion picture Encarta IV: Dark Hope. Though, I'm a bit partial . Amazingly, I think the visual effects hold up as well as episodes of Voyager that were airing around the same time.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n6Q7kXlYSoY

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Old December 4 2012, 05:01 AM   #3
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"World Enough and Time"
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Old December 4 2012, 03:26 PM   #4
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None are really close, though some are pretty impressive. I also like "World Enough And Time" as well as the Farragut shows.
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Old December 4 2012, 06:26 PM   #5
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i think the animated farragut episodes are closer to TAS than other fanfilms are to the various live action trek shows.
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Old December 4 2012, 06:31 PM   #6
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Re: Which of the fan videos close to the real thing?

I tend to agree with Dennis. And most fanfilm producers aren't so self-obsessed as to think otherwise. Contrary to what some may think, most of us are well-aware of our shortcomings.
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Old December 4 2012, 10:28 PM   #7
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I'd prefer "limits" to "shortcomings." Everything's a process.
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Old December 4 2012, 10:44 PM   #8
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Re: Which of the fan videos close to the real thing?

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Which of the fan videos/films close to the real thing?
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Definitely PHASE II from 'World Enough and Time' onwards. Also agree on Farragut Animated.
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Old December 5 2012, 12:03 AM   #9
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I'd prefer "limits" to "shortcomings." Everything's a process.
Yeah that's fair.
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Old December 5 2012, 03:55 AM   #10
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I'd prefer "limits" to "shortcomings." Everything's a process.
Part of the fun for me is watching the various productions improve from show to show. Exeter is a great example. Compare "The Savage Empire" to what we've seen so far of "The Tressaurian Intersection" shows how many lessons were learned between productions.
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Old December 5 2012, 05:25 AM   #11
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I'd prefer "limits" to "shortcomings." Everything's a process.
Part of the fun for me is watching the various productions improve from show to show. Exeter is a great example. Compare "The Savage Empire" to what we've seen so far of "The Tressaurian Intersection" shows how many lessons were learned between productions.
Our first stint in 1999 is laughable compared to the last film...night and day.
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Old December 5 2012, 06:50 AM   #12
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I have to say a toss up between the sadly-unfinished Starship Exeter episode "The Tressaurian Intersection" and Phase IIs "World Enough and Time". Both truly outstanding.

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Old December 5 2012, 02:59 PM   #13
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I have to say a toss up between the sadly-unfinished Starship Exeter episode "The Tressaurian Intersection" and Phase IIs "World Enough and Time". Both truly outstanding.

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Old December 6 2012, 03:30 PM   #14
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Re: Which of the fan videos close to the real thing?

Good topic!
I suppose the criteria would be - would this episode
(or webisode, as it were), be good enough to show
on network or even cable television, and keep its audience?
Changes the perspective a bit.
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Old December 6 2012, 04:53 PM   #15
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Good topic!
I suppose the criteria would be - would this episode
(or webisode, as it were), be good enough to show
on network or even cable television, and keep its audience?
Changes the perspective a bit.
In all honesty, I think WEAT is the only one I've seen that comes close to that.
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