27: A Maritime Vibe

Pacific 201.

During the forty years following the cease fire that ended the Romulan War, mistrust, and a general wariness of the unknown led humanity to withdraw and turn away from exploration. But as the children of those who fought in the war grew tired of hiding from the galaxy, Earth began to regain its confidence and make a new name for itself. This era was marked by the launch of a new flagship—the Starship Pacific NCC-201—to embark on a bold mission towards a mysterious and uncharted region of space. This is the story of Pacific 201.

In this episode of Continuing Mission, we’re joined by Pacific 201 creator Eric Henry to learn about how the idea first came about, how it has evolved, and how he hopes to bring a fresh approach to Star Trek through this hopeful story about the period between Enterprise and The Original Series.

 

Host

C Bryan Jones

 

Guests

Eric Henry

 

Editor and Producer

C Bryan Jones

 

Associate Producer

Michael Frisbee

 

Chapters

Eric’s Star Trek Fandom (00:02:06)

Eric’s Filmmaking Background (00:06:41)

Why Star Trek? (00:08:57)

Stylistically Speaking (00:11:02)

The Story (00:13:26)

Designing the Pacific (00:17:42)

The Characters (00:24:54)

Designing the Costumes (00:30:45)

Production Gear and Techniques (00:35:45)

The Kickstarter (00:39:09)

 

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Category:Pacific 201 -- posted at: 3:55am MST

26: Opening Up The Cage

Star Trek: Captain Pike.

He was captain of the Enterprise before Kirk, but remained little-known to Star Trek fans for years. Even after the release of Star Trek’s original pilot “The Cage” in 1988, fans had to rely on books and comics to learn more about the character played by Jeffrey Hunter. Then came J.J. Abrams, who put Pike in the center seat—for a bit. Thanks to this, even casual Star Trek fans are now familiar with the officer that die-hards have longed to see fleshed out.

In this episode of Continuing Mission, new host Eric Brasure is joined by someone attempting to do just that: Todd Shawn Tei. As the producer of the new independent film project Star Trek: Captain Pike, Todd is drawing upon elements of the captain’s life that have been revealed through the expanded universe—along with his own unique take—to tell Pike’s story. Co-writing with him is none other than Walter Koenig, and the film has signed on a star-studded cast of faces familiar to all Star Trek fans. Together with Shawn, we delve deeper into the project.

 

Host

Eric Brasure

 

Guest

Todd Shawn Tei

 

Editor and Producer

Christopher Jones

 

Executive Producers

Matthew Rushing and Norman C. Lao

 

Associate Producer

Michael Frisbee

 

Production Manager

Richard Marquez

 

Content Manager

Will Nguyen

 

Chapters

Background to Pike (00:01:54)

Approaching the Character (00:03:11)

Building Off The Cage (00:09:23)

Kirk and Pike: Differences in Command (00:12:33)

The Cast of Star Trek: Captain Pike (00:15:44)

Putting It All Together (00:21:26)

Sets and SFX (00:25:59)

Closing (00:30:29)

 

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Category:Star Trek: Captain Pike -- posted at: 12:05am MST

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