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OUR STAR TREK FAN FILMS ARE AWARD WINNERS!

SHOWRUNNER AWARD WINNERS!

I just thought I’d share some good news that both of the Star Trek fan films, I was involved in writing, have recently won some new awards in the first annual “Showrunner” Awards, an international festival for Star Trek fan films.

CHANCE ENCOUNTER (2017)

Chance Encounter has recently won some new awards in the first annual “Showrunner” Awards! An international festival for Star Trek fan films. The film was entered into various categories, each of which had a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place available. The short film picked up the following:

Best Actress: Ayvianna Snow – 1st Place
Best Actor: Hayward Morse – 2nd Place
Best Direction: 3rd Place
Best Fan Film: 3rd Place

Congratulations to Ayvianna and Hayward! You can read about the awards here! And see the film here:


THE HOLY CORE (2019)

The second fan film was entered into various categories, each of which had a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place available. The Holy Core picked up the following:

Best Direction: 1st place
Best Fan Film: 1st Place
Best Writing: 2nd Place
Best Editing: 2nd Place
Best Sound Design: 2nd Place
Best Costuming: 3rd Place

You can read about the awards here! And see the film here:


STAR TREK and all related marks, logos and characters are solely owned by CBS Studios Inc. This fan production is not endorsed by, sponsored by, nor affiliated with CBS, Paramount Pictures, or any other “Star Trek” franchise, and is a non-commercial fan-made film intended for recreational use. No commercial exhibition or distribution is permitted. No alleged independent rights will be asserted against CBS or Paramount Pictures.

Our Star Trek fan film – THE HOLY CORE (2019) is an award-winner!

THE HOLY CORE (2019) is an award-winner!

Big thanks to TREKLANTA.ORG for organising the 2020 BJO Star Trek Fan Film awards. Delayed due to COVID-19 the awards took place late in 2021 and I am so pleased that The Holy Core (2019) was nominated for a number of awards and won two.

The Holy Core (2019) won BEST ORIGINAL STORY OR SCREENPLAY
and BEST DRAMATIC PRESENTATION, LONG FORM!

Here are some photos of Paul Laight (me/writer), Gary O’Brien (Director, Editor/Production) and Philip Wolff (lead cast member) with our awards.





And if you have never seen the film you can watch it here:


THE HOLY CORE (2019) – A STAR TREK FAN FILM RELEASE

THE HOLY CORE (2019) – A STAR TREK FAN FILM

INTRODUCTION

I am pleased to announce that the second Star Trek fan film I co-wrote has now been released online. It’s a brand new story with new characters set within The Next Generation era of the show.

STORY

The Holy Core (Parts I & II) finds Starfleet assisting on VITA II, a planet which is recovering from half a century of war. Attempting to clean their atmosphere of harmful radiation begins a chain of dramatic events which explore the very nature of science, faith and religion.

THE HOLY CORE

CAST & CREW

Director: Gary O’Brien
Editor/FX: Gary O’Brien
Producers: Paul Laight, Gary O’Brien, Alexander Mayer
Writers: Paul Laight, Gary O’Brien
Cast: Hannaj Bang Bendz, Alexa Brown, Rachel Dobell, 
Drew Elston, Arjun Khera-Bhullar, Paul Laight, Philip Wolff

RUNNING TIME (Two parts): 30 minutes

DISCLAIMER

This fan made, non profit film complies with the CBS guidelines for “Star Trek” fan productions. No copyright infringement is intended: https://intl.startrek.com/fan-films

Star Trek and all related marks, logos and characters are solely owned by CBS Studios Inc. This fan production is not endorsed by, sponsored by, nor affiliated with CBS, Paramount Pictures, or any other Star Trek franchise, and is a non-commercial fan-made film intended for recreational use. No commercial exhibition or distribution is permitted. No alleged independent rights of copyrighted elements will be asserted against CBS or Paramount Pictures.

Presenting THE HOLY CORE (2018) – A new STAR TREK Fan Film!

THE HOLY CORE (2018) – A new STAR TREK Fan Film!

A couple of years ago I was involved in the writing and producing of a Star Trek fan film called CHANCE ENCOUNTER (2016) and it was a very satisfying project. For those of you that didn’t see it we are 51,000 views and counting. Here it is:

You can check out  the fan film website here at: http://startrekshortfilm.com/

Now, we are boldly going where we’ve actually been before and making another Star Trek fan film called THE HOLY CORE.  Please check out our Kickstarter campaign we’ve created and share and get involved here: