Star Trek actors are working together to launch a new SciFi series. Learn from the producers, screenwriters, directors and actors what inspired their new venture and what resources it takes to launch a new entertainment series. They will discuss various aspects of building their venture including creating the content, attracting the talent and raising the money. All the actors share a common bond in that they have been guest stars in various Star Trek series.
Featured guest speakers: Hana Hatae (Next Generation, Deep Space Nine); Sean Kenney (Captain Pike, producer and screenwriter); Mark Cushman (author, director, producer and TV historian); Gary Lockwood (2001 A Space Odyssey); Olivia Dabo (Next Generation); Taki Kenney (producer and screenwriter).
November 11th, 2017: Cupertino Hotel: 2-4pm
NOTE: The previously announced November 11th event at Bluelight Cinemas has been moved to November 12th and relocated to the Cupertino Community Hall.
November 12th, 2017: Community Hall: 1:00-3:30pm
The program opens with two short video presentations followed by a panel discussion and Q&A with the cast and crew members of an entertainment venture that is producing a new SciFi movie series. Topics include how they launched their entertainment startup, how they developed the content, how the various talent weighed in and provided ideas, and tips they have for aspiring entertainment startup entrepreneurs. All the actors have played guest star roles in various Scifi movies and TV series including Star Trek Original, New Generation, and Deep Space Nine, and 2001: A Space Odyssey. Following the Q&A, autograph signing and photo ops will be available.