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#1 Tom

 

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Posted 01 October 2012 - 02:04 PM

Star Trek Renegades has just launched a 60-day funding drive on kickstarter.com , the premier funding platform on the web for creative projects. At Kickstarter, every project is all-or-nothing funding, supported by friends, fans, and the public in return for rewards. It's a no-risk situation - if we don't reach our funding goal within the 60-day time period, you don't pay!

For as little as a $10 pledge, you can help us produce this new Star Trek project! And every single pledge receives a reward, from exclusive access to online content, to DVDs or Blu-Rays, to limited edition t- shirts, leather jackets, visits to the set, even walk-on roles in the film! You can just watch from a distance or even become involved in the production as an associate producer. The stars are the limit!

Check out the kickstarter page:

http://www.kickstart...-trek-renegades

Some BIG NEW cast and crew news is on the site as well!

Help spread the word! Tell your friends! Help us make this a reality!

From the Kickstarter page:

An exciting new adventure from the creators of Star Trek: Of Gods and Men. Boldly going where no Trek has gone before!
It has been seven long years since Enterprise left the air, and though we've had the recent big screen adaptation of Gene Roddenberry's futuristic vision (and the sequel coming next year), we feel the true home of Star Trek is as a continuing episodic series. The goal of this project is to make that happen.

We, the team who brought you Star Trek: Of Gods and Men, are proud to announce Star Trek: Renegades, a professionally produced pilot intended for presentation to CBS as a possible online series.

This film will be funded by the generous donations of fans from around the world. All monies will go directly to the costs of making this high quality broadcast pilot. It is our hope that CBS finds "Star Trek: Renegades" to be a worthy endeavor and will continue the Star Trek franchise and legacy as an online episodic series (or on their own broadcast or cable network).

Should CBS pass on Star Trek: Renegades, we will explore all avenues to release the film on a strictly non-profit basis. If we are successful, we would like to produce future episodes via donations and release them, also as non-profit, since we have a five year story arc planned.

These are lofty goals, yes, and a "renegade" idea such as this costs money, and we would like to enlist your help in making this possible. Few people know that Star Trek: Of Gods and Men was created on a budget of less than $150,000. Yes, a feature-length movie with less than 0.1% of the budget of the recent Star Trek film. And though costs are higher than they were in 2006 when Of Gods and Men began production, advances in technology will allow us to produce this new pilot for little more than that. And if we are able to raise more than our $200,000 request, just think of what we can do!

Renegades, as the name suggests, will be bold, edgy and a little dark:

It is nearly ten years after Voyager's return from the Delta Quadrant, and the Federation is in a crisis. The planet Reuel VII, the Federation's main supply of dilithium crystals, has essentially vanished. Space and time has folded around Reuel VII, effectively isolating it from any contact with outside worlds. And this phenomenon is not natural; someone or something has caused this to happen.

This necessitates drastic measures; some of which are outside the Federation's jurisdiction. For this, Admiral Pavel Chekov, head of Starfleet Intelligence, turns to Commander Tuvok, Voyager's former security officer and current head of the newly reorganized Section 31. Tuvok must put together a new covert, renegade crew - mostly outcasts and rogues - even criminals. This new crew is tasked with finding out what caused the folding of time and space around Reuel, and stopping it "at all costs" from happening to their final source of energy. But will they be able to put aside their differences and stop trying to kill one another in time to accomplish their mission?


Renegades will feature a combination of familiar Star Trek faces, plus a collection of hot, new rising actors (to be announced).

Tim Russ (Tuvok in Voyager) has signed on to direct Renegades. Also currently in the cast are Walter Koenig (Chekov, Original Series), Tim Russ, Gary Graham (Alien Nation; Soval, Enterprise), Garrett Wang (Harry Kim, Voyager), Robert Picardo (the holodoctor, Voyager), Ethan Phillips (Neelix, Voyager), Manu Intiraymi (Icheb, Voyager) and Richard Herd (Admiral Paris, Voyager).


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Posted 08 November 2012 - 12:01 PM

If you haven't contributed already please consider adding a contribution.
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Posted 09 November 2012 - 12:08 PM

Thanks Bill!

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 12:04 PM

I like the artwork! :busted_cop:

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 12:37 PM

And, of course, even if that hasn't been commented on here, they are fully financed with ~240k out of a 200k target - and a number of interesting people have been already signed on to work on this pilot. I'm excited - and I really, really hope CBS will buy this as a launch for a new series!
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Posted 12 February 2013 - 12:30 PM

Cool!

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 04:34 PM

I really should d a better job updating this, since I am an Admin. at Renegade.







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Posted 30 March 2013 - 06:28 PM

Though the production is funded, the team is still looking for donations to create more and better props.

Please help at http://startrekreneg...om/home/donate/ if you can!

Edited by KaiRo, 30 March 2013 - 06:29 PM.

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Posted 06 November 2014 - 03:40 PM

Here are some images of the U.S.S. Archer, designed by Rick Sternbach, model created by Tobias Richter. The first image is on facebook but I thought I would give you guys a couple other angles:

 

 

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Posted 11 April 2015 - 03:35 PM

Because there are so many players involved, will renegades be considered cannon?


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Posted 14 April 2015 - 08:23 AM

Because there are so many players involved, will renegades be considered cannon?

Only if CBS picks it up.


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