Elizabeth Howell, writing for Discovery News cites AXANAR as an example of how some Star Trek fan projects are attracting significant crowdfunding to support their production.
With several “Star Trek” fan projects getting funded by independent crowdsourcing platforms lately, it’s clear the franchise still has a lot of support after nearly five decades since “Star Trek: The Original Series” first aired.
The fan film “Star Trek: Axanar” nearly doubled its goal earlier this year and raised $526,260 for four “episodes” of a feature-length movie. “For the Love of Spock,” a documentary film about Star Trek star Leonard Nimoy, raised more than $660,000 in an effort to find as much original footage as possible from Nimoy’s many projects. And “Star Trek: Renegades” was released on YouTube, getting more than half a million views since August.
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