Tom Smithyman, writing for the PopZette blog covers AXANAR in his story on Star Trek fan projects using crowdfunding as a source of cash for their productions:
“Star Trek” is going where no franchise has gone before — to crowdfunding sites.
As trekkies and trekkers alike prepare for next summer’s “Star Trek Beyond,” the third film in Paramount Pictures rebooted series, other groups are setting their targeting sensors on different enterprises — an independent Trek film and an ongoing series.
Technology is giving audiences far more control than ever over beloved properties. And they’re making the most of it. Will fans of other shows follow suit?
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