Whatever happened to Starship Exeter?

Discussion in 'Fan Productions' started by TK421, Dec 13, 2008.

  1. wtriker1701

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    Maurice, that feeling's justly earned, I guess.
    To enjoy the work you've finished and tease all the others Big Time!
    In fact, I made a Making Of a stage play "Nora" by Ibsen. It took me 5 years with no Special Effects at all. Even while filming it (and i got a lot of material) I had the story in mind I wanted to tell. But then, as you know, as you all know, life happened and other things to be worked on, finished.
    I told my fellow actors/producers the result was wonderful. They had almost forgotten about the Making Of. But I managed to give them something of a memory back.
    But before they got their's... I got mine - five thousand times, I guess... ;-)
    So I guess I know the feeling!
    My friends got teary eyes... and probably so will we all in a few...
    Thank you in advance!
     
  2. Dennis

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    Hetoryn always does some great music.
     
  4. Maurice

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    Last week I watched the cut with Ralph Miller's sound mix but no music, and that's when I knew we'd nailed it, because the act worked even without the music. The music just adds an extra layer of drama and excitement, but the important thing is that the drama is there without it, not artificially added added by the music alone. I then saw it with the music added and that added the icing to the cake.
     
  5. Maurice

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    Well, it's been up since the site update/announcement on April 1, so I think anyone who was going to find it already has, but for those who didn't, there's an Easter Egg on the starshipexeter.com site. The grayed out Act Four link for TTI actually opens a video, albeit not the one you expect.

    This is the video it links to.

     
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    Cutty does love his coffee!
     
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    Ahhh, your the same guy "Your're the same dume pligrim Ive been smell for 20 days and tacking for three day!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
    :bolian::bolian::bolian:
     
  8. Maurice

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    Hah. Here's the actual quote:
     
  9. Professor Moriarty

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    That "voicemail" made me day. :)
     
  10. Dennis

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    Awright, Psion - we're almost there.
     
  11. Maurice

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    Brother, are we. We're about 1 nanometer from it!
     
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    That's only 20 feet away in American money!
     
  14. Dennis

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    Welcome to Hollywood-On-The-Colorado, circa 2004:

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    Looking forward to it...

    (you know, I'd be kinda curious to see what the five major cast members look like today)...
     
  16. Dennis

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    BTW, what the original looked like:

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    And the replica built for Star Trek Enterprise about a year after Exeter wrapped:

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  17. Maurice

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    Note that the set for Enterprise entirely skimped on the curved soffits.
     
  18. Dennis

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    Yep.

    It's also interesting, looking at the picture from "The Cage," to see how different the curvature of those soffits was than most guesses have made them. Exeter's bridge was based pretty directly on Michael McMaster's fan-drawn blueprints, and Mike extrapolated that they were deeply and elegantly concave - as did, I think, Franz Joseph. The original was pretty shallow and flat.
     
  19. wtriker1701

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    Your dedication, Maurice, Dennis (and Scott C., The Johnson Brothers, et al.) speaks for yourself. And being relatively silent for the past months obviously never meant, that you (edit: not) also anxiously have waited for this moment in fan film history as we all have.
    This, on the other hand, as the only ones who could make this magic moment happen - and with an almost certainty will in a few hours.
    Man, am I really that impatient? I surely seem to be! The best for all of you from Platjenwerbe, Germany!
     
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  20. Maurice

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    Thanks, wtriker1701. Most kind!