TU Writing Competition - Letter to JJ Abrams
Posted 19 July 2006 - 01:28 PM
As you will most likely be aware JJ Abrams was not so long ago named as the executive producer for Star Trek XI.
We would like you, our members to write a letter to Mr. Abrams welcoming him the the Star Trek Universe.
The submissions will be read by a panel of judges and the winning submission will be sent to JJ Abrams himself.
Your letter ought to welcome him and let him know what you would like to see in the movie.
Submissions are limited to one per member and should ideally be less than 2 pages of A4.
You can email your submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org
(please use plain text, openoffice.org document format, microsoft office document format or rich text format only)
Thanks and good luck,
Posted 20 July 2006 - 06:53 PM
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Posted 09 November 2006 - 08:32 AM
I'll definitely have to get my thinking cap on and email you something.
Posted 15 November 2006 - 01:03 PM
Edited by Captain59, 15 November 2006 - 07:42 PM.
Today is a very important day. - T'Pol, "Twilight"
It took 12 years, but Archer was finally cured and Earth saved because Dr. Phlox never gave up. Today could be our important day to save Star Trek: Enterprise, we don't know. But like Dr. Phlox, we can never give up.
Posted 05 March 2007 - 02:55 PM
That's wonderful, Inga!
TU's Executive Staff should definitely endorse your 'plague proposal' to JJ Abrams.
Thank you so much for your compliment It is great to see that there are still people here who value my work.
Since I send in my suggestion I haven't heard anything back, so I don't know if the project is still going to take place.
You pump! I blow!
Posted 05 April 2007 - 09:59 PM
That is thekind of message JJ Abrams should get, nothing else, no other letter. The "tell JJ Abrams what you would like to see in the movie" looks like a good idea from the fans' side, but it's actually the opposite. Why? Because it draws producers, directors and writers away from the fans and general viewers, unless it's properly done, and usually it's not properly done at all; the fan just wants the director/producer/writer to do what he (the fan) says, disguised under the name of "suggestions", "whishes" or "ideas".
This is one of the major draw-backs of Trek United, as it has been since the Save Enterprise days, and it keeps spreading all around on every single idea that comes up: seeing it all only from the fan side, precisely when all these things are handled by professionals and, if it all is being watched from the outside, it should be done by people who can see things objectively enough to do things the proper way even if they're not professionals.
Inga's letter should be taken as an example of the way to do every single thing related to Trek from our side. If necessary, it should be tattooed on everyone's forehead to see it 24/7 and learn the way to do it. No other letter, no other approach should be done, but this one, this way.
Without trying to sound egotistical... (...) I have my own ideas and aspirations which were countlessly shot down in the past. I've no interest in being in that position again.
Posted 21 October 2012 - 10:29 AM
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