Axanar: The Official Podcast
37: An Enterprising Passion

Star Trek Horizon with Tommy Kraft + The Lawsuit.

Tommy Kraft has labored for four long years as the main creative force behind the film Star Trek Horizon. Now that the movie is out, Tommy has a lot to say about the rigors of being a one-man-band filmmaker. In this episode of the official Axanar podcast, he joins Robert Meyer Burnett and Alec Peters to talk about the experience, what he learned from making his fan film, and what he might like to do next.

But first, Rob and Alec are joined by Mike Bawden to update you on the CBS/Paramount lawsuit.

Responding to the Allegations (00:03:45)

Feature: Star Trek Horizon with Tommy Kraft
How We Met Tommy (00:14:47)
Background to Horizon and Tommy (00:17:27)
The Filmmaking Process (00:21:10)
The Story of Horizon (00:24:39)
Crafting the Script and Characters (00:26:41)
Why Discovery? (00:32:10)
Modeling the Discovery (00:35:01)
Shooting Techniques (00:37:19)
Costs (00:43:19)
Unforeseen Obstacles (00:49:16)
Lessons Learned (00:52:19)
Closing + More Thoughts on Fan Films (00:56:08)

Robert Meyer Burnett and Alec Peters

Tommy Kraft and Mike Bawden

C Bryan Jones (Editor and Executive Producer) Norman C. Lao (Associate Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager) Will Nguyen (Content Manager)

Direct download: ax-037.mp3
Category:Filmmaking -- posted at: 8:34am MDT