Growing Up With Star Trek

I don’t remember a time in my life when  Star Trek wasn’t a part of me. It’s not that I ever set out to be a Trekkie, or that it ever consumed me as an obsession—it was just there, like the air I breathed. September 8 was the 50th anniversary of Star Trek, which premiered … More Growing Up With Star Trek

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Fan Films and Copyright

When I was eleven, my friends and I made a Super-8 knock-off of Star Wars that we creatively entitled “Galactic Wars”. It had a “cantina” scene, aliens made with papier-mâché masks, spaceships, and a light saber duel that looked surprisingly good. We entered it into a film contest hosted by CineMagic magazine and received honorable … More Fan Films and Copyright