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Old March 6 2010, 09:40 PM   #301
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Wow, nice shot of the view screen.

It is really amazing to have seen the green screen on the set and then see it come to life courtesy of the folks at NEO f/x.
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Old March 6 2010, 11:20 PM   #302
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Yep, Michael's great.
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Old April 5 2010, 10:26 PM   #303
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What I meant by Gene Roddenberry's giant mouth is anything with a ship in space and some aliens is automatically going to come under the umbrella of Star Trek and get swallowed up unless it has things (concepts) that float it's boat like the force and light sabers otherwise why can't it be Star Trek. It's like a ma and pa store next to walmart. It has to be specialized. Plus aliens are a tough sell anyway.
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Old April 6 2010, 05:37 AM   #304
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Xortex. You're talking utter nonsense. Star Trek is just another variation on the very old Space Opera and Galactic Empires theme that is inclusive of everything from "Foundation" to "Forbidden Planet", to pick just two examples that pre-date Roddenberry's TV take on the old chestnut.
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Old April 6 2010, 03:14 PM   #305
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Well to suits I think it has to be sufficiently different to compete in the open market, you know the one that makes money. I just love space shows on t.v. and would watch Polaris if it was there.
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Old April 8 2010, 05:58 AM   #306
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People mostly make fan films out of love, not with the idea of selling it to an audience. It's not always about competition.

That said, Polaris is different enough from Star Trek in a few keys ways that it the story being told in this film wouldn't be possible in the Trek milieu. I can't say more without $poilering the plot.
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Old April 8 2010, 04:48 PM   #307
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This project is getting me excited now..

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Old April 22 2010, 09:39 AM   #308
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How did the presentation at the Farpoint convention go?
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Old April 22 2010, 01:46 PM   #309
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Pretty well. I wrote some about it here:

http://trekbbs.com/showpost.php?p=3868328&postcount=293

A lot of us are gathering next weekend for the next phase of production, which is three days of chromakey shooting. I wish everyone from December were coming back, but this shoot involves about half the cast.
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Old April 22 2010, 04:02 PM   #310
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Thanks,

I thought I had checked this thread already, don't know how I missed it.

The view screen is very nice.
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Old April 23 2010, 04:18 AM   #311
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When is the release?
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Old April 23 2010, 04:34 AM   #312
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No fixed date. If next weekend is successful we'll probably finish up with live action on a location shoot in August. My intention is to have the film finished sometime next year.
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Old April 23 2010, 03:25 PM   #313
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Dennis, the music can add alot. I sent a tape to Austin studios a while back.
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Old April 23 2010, 08:42 PM   #314
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Dennis, what did you do with your sets when you were finished with them?
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Old April 25 2010, 04:31 AM   #315
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We stored a few elements of them - some control panels and wall sections - and had to trash the rest. The astrogator/hologram/coffee table is in storage. A lot of the button panels, the display art and the entry hatchway. Big structural stuff had to go.
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