Axanar is the independent production that proves a feature-quality Star Trek film can be made on a very modest budget -- approximately $70,000 in the case of what you just watched -- and outside of the studio system. Filmed in Hollywood, this effort, our short proof-of-concept film to show what our professional and highly talented cast and crew can deliver, was made possible by generous donations to our first Kickstarter effort by fans like you. You are fans of Star Trek. We are fans of Star Trek. Together we can make amazing things happen!
This 21-minute short film, Prelude to Axanar, premiered Saturday, July 26th, 2014, at San Diego Comic Con, and features Richard Hatch, Tony Todd, Kate Vernon, JG Hertzler and Gary Graham -- Gary reprises his role of Soval from "Enterprise." The makeup and hair was designed by Academy Award winner Kevin Haney and Star Trek veteran Brad Look of Makeup Effects Lab in Hollywood. Top that off with the amazing visual effects of Tobias Richter of The Light Works, and sound by Academy Award winner Frank Serafine, and the result is Prelude to Axanar: something unlike anything you have ever seen before. We have our loyal donors to thank for this and we couldn't be more grateful!
IT'S NOT TOO LATE TO HELP!
Our first Kickstarter for the feature film was an amazing success -- THANK YOU SO MUCH! It's not too late to help make the feature film happen by clicking the following link to learn more about how you can make a difference and be part of the team!
Be sure to also visit our website and like/follow us on social media!
Join us at the official Axanar Fan Group on Facebook at:
Special thanks go out to our friends Star Trek: Phase II, Arlandi Landjono, Mika Aarila, Piotr Matusz, Roger Sagdahl, and Paul van der Heu for their contributions to closed captioning Prelude to Axanar!