Axanar: The Official Podcast (filmmaking)
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.

News
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)

Hosts
Robert Meyer Burnett and Alec Peters

Guests
Tommy Kraft and Mike Bawden

Production
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 MST

31: The State of Axanar

An Axanar Deep Dive with “The Jew and the Gentile.”

It’s been a busy month for the Axanar crew. With the success of the Indiegogo campaign, work is well underway on production of the full Axanar film. Ares Digital has launched. Blu-rays are shipping. And, apparently, some media outlets aren’t happy about it.

In this episode of the official Axanar podcast, hosts Robert Meyer Burnett and Alec Peters are joined by Adam Feuerberg and Andy Maiorano, the team behind “The Jew and the Gentile” podcast, to delve into a wide range of topics related to Axanar. From the Wrap article to budget realities, animosity in fandom to how the industry is changing, if there’s something that’s been on your mind about Axanar chances are it’s covered in this double-length episode.

 

Hosts

Robert Meyer Burnett and Alec Peters

 

Guest

Adam Feuerberg and Andy Maiorano

 

Editor and Executive Producer

C Bryan Jones

 

Associate Producer

Norman C. Lao

 

Production Manager

Richard Marquez

 

Content Manager

Will Nguyen

 

News

Indiegogo Update (00:01:04)

Blu-rays + DVDs Shipping! (00:05:09)

Ares Digital Now Online (00:12:03)

Game Pieces and the Korolev Model Kit (00:20:27)

 

Feature: The State of Axanar

The Wrap Article (00:22:30)

What Axanar Means for the Industry (00:26:09)

The Future of Axanar and Ares Studios (00:35:13)

Star Trek Is Sacred (00:39:44)

Budget Realities (00:48:59)

Animosity in Fandom (00:52:35)

Is Axanar a Fan Film? (01:14:02)

About the Jew and the Gentile (01:16:21)

A Few More Thoughts on Fan Films (01:33:24)

 

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Direct download: ax-031.mp3
Category:Filmmaking -- posted at: 7:55am MST

19: You Have to Make Your Day

Making Independent Films with Charles de Lauzirika.

Creating any film is an enormous undertaking, but when you go the independent route there are unique challenges the big productions don’t necessarily face. Yet some of the most talented and creative minds in storytelling have chosen to work with small teams and small budgets—and the results are incredible. But how is it done without the resources of a large Hollywood studio?

In this episode of the official Axanar podcast, hosts Robert Meyer Burnett and Alec Peters are joined by Charles de Lauzirika, creator and director of Crave and producer of DVD/Blu-ray extras for Alien, Blade Runner, and Twin Peaks, to learn about his process for independent filmmaking. Charles, Rob, and Alec share their experiences working on projects including Crave, Prelude to Axanar, and Free Enterprise.

 

Hosts

Robert Meyer Burnett and Alec Peters

 

Guest

Charles de Lauzirika

 

Editor and Producer

Christopher Jones

 

Associate Producer

Norman C. Lao

 

Production Manager

Richard Marquez

 

Content Coordinator

Will Nguyen

 

News

Broadcasting from Ares Studios (00:00:42)

Introducing Charlie (00:03:14)

 

Feature: Starships with Tobias Richter

Making an Independent Film (00:06:04)

From Script to Production (00:16:12)

Casting on a Budget (00:26:26)

Building a Crew (00:35:43)

A Day in the Life of Production (00:40:35)

Post Production (00:47:19)

The Results (00:51:46)

Closing (00:58:18)

 

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Direct download: ax-019.mp3
Category:Filmmaking -- posted at: 6:50pm MST

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