Making Fake Star Trek

Making Fake Star Trek

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John Lim and Andy Bray are co-authors of the book ‘Making Fake Star Trek’ (www.makingfakestartrek.com/book). In this podcast series, you’ll hear fun and funny stories about what it was like to act in a 'Star Trek' fan film with fans from all over the world, mixing it up with Hollywood professionals. You'll also learn what it was like to portray two iconic characters, opposite the 'Star Trek' acting legends who originated the roles.
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The Moose Club
Some big announcements, a book give away and a story about a moose club? This is an episode you won’t want to miss. More at www.makingfakestartrek.com/book
16:03
July 18, 2019
A night in 1969 or how to tick off a legendary Star Trek writer
More stories from “To Serve All My Days.” Enjoy your July 4th holiday with some fireworks from a Star Trek fan film. More at www.makingfakestartrek.com/book
18:17
July 3, 2019
What is a Gooch?
We kick off the summer season with an important question. What is a Gooch? This and more on another exciting episode of Making Fake Star Trek! You can also read about Gooch and other people who worked in front of and behind the camera in our book, available at www.makingfakestartrek.com/book.
18:00
June 20, 2019
Try not to blow up Walter Koenig
On this episode, we talk about the controversy over using pyrotechnics in the making of “To Serve All My Days.” Learn more great stories about the making of a Star Trek fan film in our book, available at www.makingfakestartrek.com/book
18:44
June 6, 2019
Don’t warp the makeup!
On this episode, we talk about “Sarge,” one of the unsung heroes of the production crew and take an inside peek at the extensive makeup work that helped bridge the two Chekov’s for “To Serve All My Days.” You can read more about our Fake Star Trek story in our book which is available at https://makingfakestartrek.com/book
17:13
May 31, 2019
The Julienne Irons episode
On this episode, Julienne Irons (fake Uhura) stops by to share her story of how she got involved in a Star Trek fan film, her acting career and more. It’s fake Uhura, Chekov and Sulu all on one episode! To learn more, check out our book at www.makingfakestartrek.com/book.
18:38
May 22, 2019
Get those bars off my TV!
On this episode, we talk about the decisions behind updating the look of Star Trek for the 2000s while maintaining the original look and feel of the 1960s. Get our book at www.makingfakestartrek.com/book
18:36
May 15, 2019
The Freddy Krueger - Star Trek connection
What do A Nightmare on Elm Street and Star Trek have in common? A really cool stunt person. This and more on another episode of Making Fake Star Trek. www.makingfakestartrek.com/book
14:39
May 8, 2019
The Seamstresses of Fake Trek
On this episode, we talk about the unsung heroes who helped make “To Serve All My Days” look and feel like real Trek. For more great stories, purchase our book at www.makingfakestartrek.com/book.
19:19
May 1, 2019
Getting “gooped” on #internationalbookday
Celebrate #internationalbookday with another episode of Making Fake Star Trek! You can purchase the book at www.makingfakestartrek.com/book
19:13
April 24, 2019
The second greatest Star Trek actor to come out of Canada
In this episode, we share how “To Serve All My Days” was similar yet different from the original Star Trek especially when it came to the characters on the bridge. Making Fake Star Trek is available for Kindle and in paperback at www.makingfakestartrek.com/book
16:18
April 17, 2019
The first episode... after the book comes out
In this episode, we talk about Kurt Carley, the talented actor who played Captain Pike in “In Harm’s Way” and two competing visions for “To Serve All My Days.” To discover more great stories, you can purchase Making Fake Star Trek the book at www.makingfakestartrek.com/book.
20:30
April 10, 2019
The last episode... before the book comes out
This is it! The last episode... before the book comes out. On our 10th episode, we share more stories from the making of “To Serve All My Days” and the writing of the book. Visit us at www.makingfakestartrek.com.
19:00
April 3, 2019
Cut Sulu some slacks
On this episode, John and Andy talk about Walter Koenig and the costumes for “To Serve All My Days,” including why Sulu was almost pantless in the episode. We’re just 10 days away from the launch of “Making Fake Star Trek.” To keep up to date, visit us at www.makingfakestartrek.com.
20:19
March 27, 2019
Neck deep in nerds
On this episode, Andy and John talk about the cabins where cast and crew stayed, and the process for finalizing the writing of the book. Visit us at www.makingfakestartrek.com. You can now follow us on social at www.facebook.com/makingfakestartrek , www.instagram.com/makingfakestartrek and www.twitter.com/makingfaketrek
16:11
March 20, 2019
The Wrath of Sound
In this episode, John and Andy talk about the sounds challenges in shooting at the sets and what they’re doing to prepare for the upcoming launch of the book. “Making Fake Star Trek” comes out April 5th. Visit us at www.makingfakestartrek.com.
17:24
March 13, 2019
“It’s good but needs more ... ellipsis ...”
On this episode of Making Fake Star Trek Podcast, John and Andy speak with special guest Megan Prikhodko, the brilliant editor for their upcoming book, Making Fake Star Trek. Megan shares how a non-Trek fan got immersed into editing a book about a Star Trek fan film and some great some tips for creating an editing workflow. Visit us at www.makingfakestartrek.com.
15:40
March 6, 2019
“Fear and Loathing on the USS Enterprise”
In this episode, we talk about fear. Fear of meeting beautiful co-stars, fear of being on set with major guest stars and fear of writing a gigantic book. Visit us at www.makingfakestartrek.com (don’t be afraid to go there, it’s a safe place. Promise).
15:28
February 27, 2019
“Is you writing?”
In our fourth episode, we talk about our unorthodox writing process, including the program we’re using to co-write ‘Making Fake Star Trek.’ We also share more behind the scenes stories about our time on ‘Star Trek: New Voyages,’ filming “To Serve All My Days.” Visit us at www.makingfakestartrek.com.
17:05
February 20, 2019
If you must ask, Scotty’s mustache
On this Valentine’s Day episode which has absolutely nothing to do with Valentine’s Day, we talk about New Voyages’ own Scotty, first memories of stepping on to the bridge, and the unorthodox way we “wrote” the first draft of our upcoming book. Visit us at www.makingfakestartrek.com.
17:08
February 15, 2019
A corridor full of aliens in upstate New York
We’re back with episode deux! In part 1, John shares a little of who he is, how he got into acting and stumbled onto fan films which led to him discovering New Voyages. In part 2, Andy and John share a little behind the scenes look at one of the coolest and most ambitious scenes from ‘To Serve All My Days;’ the alien corridor scene. In part 3, we share how a “joke” sparked the idea to write our upcoming book. For more, visit us at www.makingfakestartrek.com.
16:26
February 13, 2019
How many “makings” do you want in a title?
In this inaugural episode, we talk about our upcoming book, ‘Making Fake Star Trek’ and how we got tripped up figuring out how many “makings” to put in the title of this podcast. In part 1, Andy shares his story of moving to LA and getting cast in a stage production of “Spock’s Brain.” In part 2, Andy reveals how he got everyone in the New Voyages cast and crew to loosen up with having legendary Trek Star Walter Koenig on set. In part 3, John talks about the origins of writing this book and an article he pitched to Cracked. Visit us at www.makingfakestartrek.com.
15:38
February 6, 2019
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