Axanar Update - December 2018
A successful Axacon, the Bridge set looks amazing, patches are coming and production moves forward!
This post will allow you to access all the main updates we have posted so... Read more
Perk Update - December 2018
So what is up with perks? This update will tell you where we are...
First, there were two crowdfunding campaigns, the Kickstarter in July 2014 and then the Indiegogo... Read more
Ares Digital 3.0 is Coming!
Ares Digital 3.0 is coming!
Ares Digital is Axanar’s proprietary software platform that allows you to manage your information and is capable of providing you, our donors, with the digital... Read more
Axacon is Coming Nov. 2nd - 4th
Come join JG Hertzler, Gary Graham, and David Gerrold as we launch our first full production meeting with the team that will bring you the next two episodes of Axanar... Read more
Axanar Update - October 2018
Our 100th update! And a lot is happening as the Axanar Team moves towards a winter shoot and Axacon is less than three weeks away!
Axanar Production Update
The upcoming... Read more
Donor Update - December 12, 2017
Dear Friends, Fans and Donors:
It's been two months since our last donor newsletter, so we wanted to update you on what is happening on Axanar and OWC Studios, the... Read more
Staying up to Date with Axanar
As Team Axanar ramps up pre-production again on Axanar, we also want to make sure everyone is filled in on what happens on a regular basis. Axanar prides itself on... Read more
Podcast # 43: 2016 A Fan Film Odyssey
Podcast # 43: 2016 A Fan Film Odyssey
2016 was a year filed with highs and lows for the Axanar team. In this episode of the official Axanar Podcast, Alec... Read more
Ares Digital link corrected
Sorry all, the link in the previous update Diana sent out was incorrect. Somehow the address got corrupted when copying and pasting.
Here is the correct link to Ares Digital:... Read more
Ares Digital link corrected.
Sorry all, the link in the previous update Diana sent out was incorrect. Somehow the address got corrupted when copying and pasting to Indiegogo.
Here is the correct link to... Read more
CBS/Paramount Settle Lawsuit Against Axanar
If you have not read it on our website or Facebook group, or have not read the email we sent all donors, here is the official press release. More info... Read more
Important news regarding Axanar, the lawsuit, and our financial reporting.
In light of information contained in the Motions for Summary Judgement filed by both sides in our continuing litigation with CBS Studios and Paramount Productions, we think it’s important to... Read more
Axanar Patches are Shipping!
After a year of waiting from when they should have gone out, we are happy to report that Axanar Kickstarter patches are shipping! Diana started this past Wednesday with shipping... Read more
Part 2 of the Fan Film Factor's article on the CBS/Paramount lawsuit
Jonathan Lane posted Part Two of his excellent article on the state of the CBS/Paramount lawsuit against Axanar.http://fff.trekbloggers.com/2016/10/05/axanar-lawsuit-discovery-phase-heats-up-part-2/
If you want to know what is going on with... Read more
CBS/PARAMOUNT VS. AXANAR LAWSUIT NEWS
What is happening in the CBS/Paramount lawsuit against Axanar?
Many of you ask for updates on what is happening on the lawsuit. And we really can't talk much about the... Read more
Axanar Podcast # 40 is up!
It’s hard to believe that Star Trek has been around for 50 years. Also difficult to believe is that we remember watching those original stories when they first aired.... Read more
Ares Digital 2.0 is ready!
Ready for some Big News, donors? :D
Ares Digital Is Back Online ... Introducing ARES DIGITAL 2.0 !
Everyone here at AXANAR Productions is excited to announce the rollout of... Read more
Axanar Fulfillment Update
Diana has posted a fulfillment update, so please check it out on our website here:
And stay tuned to our website for more news about all things Axanar. The... Read more
JJ Abrams Announces that Paramount to Drop Lawsuit!
As many of you may have heard, on Friday night, JJ Abrams announced at the Star Trek Beyond Fan Event that Paramount was dropping the lawsuit against Axanar. It... Read more
Prelude to Axanar Parody is a hit!
We hope you enjoy this video produced by Mark Largent, which we think is absolutely hilarious. We know we have hit it big time, because there are now Axanar... Read more
PATCHES… the Definitive Word
Okay, it seems–despite our best efforts to ALWAYS keep everyone in the loop about everything–that there is some mass confusion swirling about over a couple of patches.
So, here we... Read more
As many of you know on Dec. 29th, CBS filed a copyright infringement lawsuit on Axanar Productions. You can read our response here:
Also, you can follow... Read more
Axanar Annual Report Released!
Team Axanar is very proud to once again set the standard for financial accountability and transparency in the world of crowd funded projects with the revised Axanar Annual Report. This... Read more
Keep Up to Date with Axanar!
Axanar is less than 60 days away from principle photography. And so we want to make sure you are all keeping up to date with what is happening.... Read more
Axanar Checkout System is here!
What’s that, you say? Could it really, finally, be time for the not-a-BackerKit (but something SO much better) checkout system for AXANAR? Indeed it IS!
It’s my great pleasure to... Read more
George Takei Endorses Axanar! And a New Contest!
George Takei has once again posted about Axanar and now we need your help!
We need EVERYONE to go to the George Takei post on Axanar on Facebook and LIKE,... Read more
Axanar First Scene Released!
It's here! The first scene from Axanar! We hope you, our donors, enjoy this scene and see that the quality of Prelude to Axanaris being continued... Read more
Axanar: A Donor's Perspective
Hey all. Our director Rob Burnett, put together this awesome short video. We hope you enjoy it.
And remember, if you have any questions, just email Diana Kingsbury... Read more
Axanar Perks to Begin Shipping!
With the final perk from the Prelude to Axanar Kickstarter, our DVD & Blu-rays, starting to ship this month, we are now tackling the first perk shipping from the Axanar... Read more
Where's My Stuff? The Axanar Fulfillment Blog!
Did you know that Axanar has a full time fulfillment and donor support person? Well, Diana Kingsbury is that person and her ONLY job is helping you by answering questions... Read more
Axanar Podcast # 27 - Axanar is a Movement
Axanar 27: This Is the Star Trek for Me. Forwarding the Axanar Movement.
The excitement surrounding Axanar is incredible. The passion that fans are pouring into the project has given... Read more
Axanar Video Production Log # 4
Alec and Rob talk what is happening in the production!
And for up to date info, check out Alec's daily "Captain's Log" with the latest on what is happening... Read more
Axanar Production Has Begun!
Today we start production on Axanar with a one day shoot that will test our crew, our techniques, our cameras, our VFX, and just about everything else! It is the... Read more
Axanar Podcast # 26 - Production is Starting!
Axanar 26: I Took Dana Scully to an Alien Planet… Axanar Production Update.
Questions about where we are with production come in all the time. So in this episode of... Read more
Follow Axanar's Progress Every Day!
Now you can get DAILY updates on the progress of Axanar, Ares Studios and the all-important bridge set construction. Every day, Axanar Executive Producer Alec peters updates you on... Read more
AXANAR DONOR FULFILLMENT UPDATE – MAY 18, 2015
DONOR UPDATE from FULFILLMENT HQ!
We've sent off our BackerKit information to the BackerKit company for approval and coding, and will be sending out emails with links to... Read more
AXANAR PODCAST # 25 - DAVID GERROLD
Axanar 25: Does Star Trek Have a Future? David Gerrold talks Star Trek, the Hugo Awards, and more.
Rob calls him “legendary” … and he doesn’t like it. But let’s... Read more
AXANAR DONOR FULFILLMENT UPDATE – APRIL 18, 2015
Axanar’s Director of Fulfillment, Diana Kingsbury, bring us all an update on the fulfillment of perks for both the Prelude to Axanar fundraiser — which is very close to being... Read more
Axanar Podcast # 23 Taking the Movement Forward:
Taking the Movement Forward: PR, Kickstarter, and Building Community & Brand.
Axanar exists because of all of you, those who have supported the project through Kickstarter and other... Read more
Axanar Podcast # 22 - Directors Roundtable
Podcast # 22 is up and AWESOME! This may well be the best podcast yet as it is all about being a geek! The Director's Roundtable features hosts Rob Burnett... Read more
Axanar Captain's Log Brings Daily Updates!
We are happy to announce a new section to the Axanar website, the Captain's Log. This is a daily journal by Axanar Executive Producer Alec Peters on what is happening... Read more
Studio Floor Going In!
The first major retorfitting project at Ares Studios sound stage space has begun. Curtis Laseter, Babylon 5 Construction Coordinator, and Dean Newberry, his trusty # 1, began the... Read more
Axanar Podcast # 20 - Studio Construction
This is a really important podcast as it is all about the main thing the last Kickstarter paid for, the studio space, renovations and sets!
Axanar 20:... Read more
Axanar Perk Fulfillment Update
Recently I’ve had a lot of questions about the status of everything… from delivery dates for the remaining perks from the “Prelude to Axanar” Kickstarter, for both stateside... Read more
Axanar Perk Fulfillment Update
Every day we get dozens and dozens of emails from donors, asking a multitude of questions. We're happy to answer all questions, of course, but some of them... Read more
Axanar Podcast # 18 - VFX Guru Tobias Richter
Axanar 18: Tobias Richter Talks Building Beautiful Starships.
Star Trek may be more about the ideas and the people, but incredible ships and visual effects tie it all together.... Read more
Axanar Podcast 17 - The Year in Review
Axanar Podcast 17: Axanar Is a Movement
The Year In Review.
2014 ended in a way we never imagined when the first Axanar Kickstarter was launched. What began in the... Read more
A Special Offer for Axanar Fans from Babylon 5!
At Axanar we like helping those that help us. So here is a special offer for Axanar fans from the Executive producer of Babylon 5.
As many of you know,... Read more
SPECIAL ADVANCE NOTICE from Donors Store HQ!!!
To help celebrate our acquisition of the warehouse soon to be known galaxy-wide as ARES STUDIOS, we will be holding a very special,... Read more
Axanar Podcast # 16 - Modelling the USS Ares
Axanar Podcast 16: Just Beam In the Carpet!
Seeing your favorite ships on screen is wonderful, but being able to build them yourself, bringing them to life in 3D, is... Read more
The New Facility & Help Needed!
We want to thank every donor for helping us launch Ares Studios, the next step in bringing Axanar (and other Star Trek tales) to life!
You can read the first... Read more
Axanar Podcast # 15 - Stepping Into Eden
Axanar Podcast #15: Stepping Into Eden: The New Studio and More.
A lot has happened for Axanar to close out 2014, and as we transition to a new and... Read more
Who lays carpet for a living?
I know that sounds like a strange question, but I met a super nice fan at the San Francisco Star Trek convention who lays carpet for a living and offered... Read more
Fulfillment Update for all Donors.
End-of-the-Year Update from FULFILLMENT HQ... for ALL DONORS!
It's been a fabulous year, hasn't it? A major--and AMAZING project, if we do say so, ourselves(!!) --in the can... another... Read more
USS Ares Model Sold Out! But we have more coming!
USS ARES MODEL KIT
Today saw the release of the USS Ares resin model kit. Our first shipment was only 25 kits and sold out in less than 8 hours!... Read more
Happy Holidays and a New Home!
We at Axanar productions hope you all are having a very happy holiday season. Some big news as today we have signed the lease on the new home of Axanar... Read more
A few photos showing our booth at last weekend's Star Trek Convention with Sarah Linsley and Diana Kingsbury, our stalwart women of Axanar manning the booth all weekend!
We were... Read more
An awesome new short film - Loadout: Going in Hot.
Today we very proud to announce the release of Loadout: Going in Hot by our good friends at Wayside Creations. Loadout features Richard Hatch in the lead role and... Read more
Please ignore the last update. That update was meant for donors to the "These are the Voyages" Kickstarter we are managing and which helps benefit Axanar.
Sorry for the confusion.... Read more
New Support Email
Dear Donors :
The Jacobs Brown team is hard at work fulfilling and shipping orders. To make sure you can easily get to the order fulfillment team, we have created... Read more
Kharn Bust Update
Half of the edition of 50 of the signed Kharn Bust are sold. There are only 25 left!
Also, we erroneously stated there are 100 of the limited (unsigned) edition,... Read more
Kharn Bust Now Available!
The Kharn Bust is now available in a limited, signed edition of 50. Personally signed by Richard Hatch. The cost is $ 99.95 plus shipping. It is available in the... Read more
Axanar Podcast # 14 - VFX with Adam Howard
New Podcast Axanar 14: Building Worlds Visual Effects with Adam Howard.
Prelude to Axanar has been praised for its visuals, but it is only the beginning of what Axanar has... Read more
Axanar Perk Shipping Update!
UPDATE from Fulfillment HQ: December Edition - Part II: "AXANAR" DONORS
Happy holiday season, Axanar donors! Let's see where we stand with regards to your perks...
First, if you haven't... Read more
Donor Group Invitations and Support
The time has come to open the official tech support round for our wonderful donors that, for whatever reason, didn't receive their invite by email (or they deleted... Read more
These Are the Voyages Volume 3 Kickstarter Ends Sunday!
THE definitive books on the making of Star Trek: The Original Series. Every Trek fan should have these books in their library. The Kickstarter ends Sunday evening! Get them for... Read more
Axanar Podcast # 13 - Babylon 5 Production Designer John Iacovelli
Axanar Podcast #13: Changing Your Horizon Set Design with John Iacovelli.
Axanar may look more like a large studio production than an independent one, but the incredible work we’ve seen... Read more
These Are the Voyages Volume 3 on Kickstarter!
Axanar Productions is proud to be a part of the launch of Volume 3 of the most important book series ever on the making of STar Trek. "These are the... Read more
Axanar Podcast # 12 - Scoring Prelude with Alex Bornstein
Axanar 12: Orchestral Flourishes Composing the Music of Axanar with Alexander Bornstein.
The visual and sound design of Prelude to Axanaris incredible, but without a full musical score the... Read more
Axanar Production Update - 11-4-14
Hello Axanarians! (or Axanerds as many of you like to be called).
So much is happening and I thought I would shoot out a short update for you.
PERK FULFILLMENT... Read more
Axanar Podcast # 11 - JG Herztler on Travis and Axanar
Axanar Podcast #11: Wear Your Ribbons Inside J.G. Hertzler talks Samuel Travis.
In Star Trek: Axanar, the story of The Four Years War is told from both the Federation and... Read more
Axanar at Comickazi Los Angeles!
The Axanar team will be at Comickazi next weekend Friday, Oct. 31st to Sunday, November 2nd at the downtown Los Angeles Convention. Come see us at booth 1610. Richard Hatch,... Read more
Axanar Podcast # 10 with Diana Kingsbury
Axanar 10: Where's My Stuff?
Perks Fulfillment with Diana Kingsbury.
We all donate to Axanar first and foremost to help create an amazing film. But let's be honest… those perks... Read more
We use Backerkit to collect information and have you answer questions about your perks (like what size T-shirt do you need or whose photo did you want?). Backerkit is an... Read more
To all Axanar donors:
Please DO NOT contact support right now with Axanar Kickstarter questions. We are still getting through the Prelude to Axanar Perk delivery, and have not even... Read more
Store Purchases Update
(Bonus) Weekend Update from Fulfillment HQ: STORE Purchases!
From the always working Diana Kingsbury, Axanar Fulfillment Director.
Happy news from the storefront... I started shipping out store purchases this week!... Read more
Axanar Pre-Production Video # 1
We hope you will all take a look at our first pre-production video blog! It gives you a behind the scenes look at Make Up Effects Lab work as they... Read more
Kickstarter Donor Update - Facebook Groups
PLEASE READ THESE UPDATES!
We get emails every day from people asking questions that are answered in these Kickstarter updates. PLEASE read everything in these updates, because if you send... Read more
Axanar Podcast # 8 Pre-Production Begins!
Axanar Podcast # 8 is up and you can listen here: http://www.trek.fm/axp/8
Or download it on iTunes!
Christian Gossett joins Alec Peters and Trek.fm host Christopher Jones to discuss the... Read more
Axanar Podcast # 7 with James Swallow is Live!
Axanar 7: Making the Universe Larger An Author's View of Axanar with James Swallow.
From Christopher Jones, Editor of the Axanar Podcast:
One of the most exciting parts of writing... Read more
IMPORTANT DONOR INFORMATION
A lot of our donors have been sending me emails asking me questions that have been previously answered here. Please read this entire email and understand we now have over... Read more
Prelude to Axanar Screening at Dragon Con!
Tonight, Saturday, August 30th at 7:00pm, Richard Hatch, Kate Vernon and Alec Peters will appear to screen “Prelude to Axanar” in the Hilton Grand Ballroom West. Hosted by the Dragon... Read more
The Post-Kickstarter Update!
To all our wonderful donors. Here is some infor for all of you to know as you join our amazing Axanar Donor family.
You will receive a note... Read more
Amazon Payments mis-branding Axanar Productions as Propworx as recipient.
Dear Axanar Donors,
It has come to our attention that Amazon Payments, for some bizarre and unknown reason, is branding the confirmation emails for your kind donations to the Axanar... Read more
Important Axanar Kickstarter Checkout Information
First of all, THANK YOU to every donor who has contributed to help make Axanar a reality!We are totally blown away by your support!Here is some important information for you... Read more
$ 550,000 and counting! Thanks George Takei!
The Axanar team sends a big THANK YOU To George Takei, who this morning posted on Facebook about our project.
George posted on Facebook TWICE and Tweeted about us as... Read more
Neil DeGrasse Tyson & Seth MacFarlane
A science luminary and an entertainment heavyweight. And we want them both in Axanar. Seth MacFarlane has already been in Enterprise and we want him to be one of the... Read more
Prelude to Axanar Now Has Subtitles in 8 Languages!
The Axanar team is proud to announce that "Prelude to Axanar" is now available subtitled in 8 Languages including French, Spanish, German, Dutch, Czech, Portugese and two varieties of English... Read more
Axanar on Facebook - Important Information
We want you all to know about our Facebook strategy, as it is a vital way we get information out.
There are three Axanar Facebook pages you should have... Read more
Garrett Wang joins "Axanar"
The Axanar team is proud to announce that Garrett Wang, "Harry Kim" in Star Trek: Voyager, has joined the cast of Axanar. Garrett will play the Klingon Commander... Read more
A Message from JG Herztler
JG Hertzler posted this on his Facebook page and we thought it was worth sharing with you. JG is one of our biggest fans and we had a great time... Read more
Axanar at Houston Con this weekend!
The Axanar team will be at Houston Con this weekend at the Houston Hilton North. Come by and see the entire cast of Prelude to Axanar!
And Admiral... Read more
Axanar Podcast # 4 with Rob Burnett is Live!
Axanar 4: Putting the Puzzle Together
Editing Prelude to Axanar with Robert Meyer Burnett.
Even before Prelude to Axanar premiered at San Diego Comic Con, the trailer let... Read more
USS Ares Bridge Concept Animation
As we work our way towards $ 200,000, I thought it would be a good time to share with you some more of Axanar concept artist Eric Henry's work on... Read more
Vegas Prelude, Perks, & Podcast
We hope you all are having a great summer. We just finished the second of three legs of our summer convention tour. Our San Diego Premier was last week,... Read more
$ 65,000 in 24 hours!
Our donors are truly the best Star Trek fans anywhere! We love you guys and you have been nothing short of fantastic, donating in 24 hours, what it took us... Read more
CORRECTIONS TO PERKS
Please note these corrections to our perks.
$ 35 Level - Includes all of the perks up to $ 35 as well.
$ 50 Level - Includes all of the... Read more