Without Reward: Definitive Proof that Vance Major is a Horrible Person.

There is something of an unwritten code of courtesy folks have when discussing fan films. Sure, filmmakers do appreciate constructive criticism (‘try such and such filter in a shot like this, it helps with that effect’, or ‘video was great [..]

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Fans Fight Fans for Star Trek Sets

Back on the 31st October, I wrote a piece about the sabotage and theft from Starbase Studios, and until today I have been very tight-lipped about the parties involved and the particulars of this situation, but due to court documents filed on 26th October [..]

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The Final Frontier Podcast – Episode 3

Bill & Adam interview veteran-fan-film maker Vance Major and discuss his ever-growing list of fan films [..]

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The Problem with Naming and Shaming – Sabotage UPDATE

In today’s culture, it is so easy to name and shame someone with it happening every day for so many different reasons, people do it because the received bad service at a restaurant or, simply because they dislike what some company has done, to be honest, the list really is endless.

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The Fan Film Guidelines Breakdown – Part 5

Guideline 5) The fan production must be a real “fan” production, i.e., creators, actors and all other participants must be amateurs, cannot be compensated for their services, and cannot be currently or previously employed on any Star Trek series, films, production of DVDs or with any of CBS or Paramount Pictures’ licensees.

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The Fan Film Guidelines Breakdown – Part Four

Well, here we are with part four, so far we have covered a total of four separate guidelines. Although [..]

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The Fan Film Guidelines Breakdown – Part Three

In part two of the breakdown, we looked at two of the easiest guidelines to adhere to, the simple additions of a disclaimer and the removal of “Star Trek” from the title [..]

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The Fan Film Guidelines Breakdown – Part Two

So we left part one with what I hope was a big shroud lifted on one of the guidelines that many seem to misinterpret or choose to ignore [..]

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