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How to Write and Produce a Summer Movie Blockbuster

How to Write and Produce a Summer Movie Blockbuster | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Ari Karpel:  "Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci, two of the writer-producers of Star Trek Into Darkness and next summer’s The Amazing Spider-man 2 lay out five rules for a successful movie franchise collaboration."

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Warning this article contains a "couple of Star Trek Into Darkness spoilers (you have seen it by now, right?)"

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Henrik Safegaard - Cloneartist's curator insight, July 11, 2013 4:11 AM

The longtime writing partners’ impressive track record includes the previous Star Trek movie, Mission: Impossible 3,a couple of Transformers movies, and next year’s Spider-Man sequel.


They laid out their rules for crafting a summer blockbuster that is both popular and good.


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George Takei is the Broker of Star Peace

Icons of Star Trek and Star Wars recently took to the internet arguing that their franchise reigned supreme. When things got personal, George Takei--the only actor who has worked in both--stepped in to broker the peace by identifying a mutual threat...
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Borg Attack Recap: Resistance Not Futile

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What was up with all those Borg posts yesterday on StarTrek.com? Well, we staged a Borg attack event to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Star Trek: First Contact's release. Today, we recap the proceedings.

 

[This week has been all about storyworld anniversaries and fan engagement, so do check out the other stories I've posted today.]

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Trek Class Blog: The Case For Assimilation

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“Trek Class” is a course at Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies more formally titled “Star Trek and the Information Age.” The course examines episodes of Star Trek series as a method of introducing concepts related to technology, society and leadership in our world...

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Spock attends his last Star Trek convention

Spock attends his last Star Trek convention | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Nimoy has said the convention in suburban Chicago celebrating the 45th anniversary of Star Trek would be his last.
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New 'Star Trek' Gets Old School In First Issue From IDW Publishing [Preview]

New 'Star Trek' Gets Old School In First Issue From IDW Publishing [Preview] | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
On sale this week from IDW Publishing is Star Trek Ongoing #1, launching a new series starring the modernized characters of director J.J.
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Gene’s Journal® to become an animated kids’ comedy series

Gene’s Journal® to become an animated kids’ comedy series | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Gene’s Journal® is the untold, true story behind the adolescent years of Gene Roddenberry. It was during these years that Gene was continuously abducted by aliens for the extraterrestrial purpose of studying human beings – all of his experiences recorded faithfully in his boyhood journal.

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Damon Lindelof Talks STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS; Talks Easter Eggs, Redshirt deaths, Benedict Cumberbatch

Damon Lindelof Talks STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS; Talks Easter Eggs, Redshirt deaths, Benedict Cumberbatch | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Steve 'Frosty' Weintraub"If you’re curious about the new timeline, when the movie takes place, how writing the sequel was different than the first film, studio notes, how casting Benedict Cumberbatch changed the script, the way Abrams wanted to convey the Enterprise was this massive starship, Easter eggs, Redshirt deaths, and so much more, hit the jump."

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An extensive interview which provides great insight into the creative process behind a major movie franchise.

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Longtime [Star] Trek Producer Merri Howard Looks Back

Longtime [Star] Trek Producer Merri Howard Looks Back | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Merri Howard spent 17 years in the Trek universe, working her way up the production food chain from first assistant director to producer on TNG, Voyager and Enterprise. Today, StarTrek.com talks to Howard about her experiences.
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Interview With Star Trek/Legion of Super-heroes Writer Chris Roberson

Interview With Star Trek/Legion of Super-heroes Writer Chris Roberson | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
When it was announced in July that IDW and DC Comics were going to bring together these major geek franchises, you could practically hear the collective sigh of contentment reverberating from the comic shops and message boards...
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Trek And Legion Of Superheroes Team Up

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Star Trek and The Legion of Superheroes team up for their debut joint adventure in Star Trek/Legion of Superheroes #1.

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Orci, Johnson Talk Trek Comics, Movies And More

Orci, Johnson Talk Trek Comics, Movies And More | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Together, they fill us in on the new Star Trek comic-book series, and Orci even chats -- just a bit -- about the next Star Trek big-screen adventure.

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Star Trek Movie Universe To Be Ongoing Comic Book Series From IDW [Background]

Star Trek Movie Universe To Be Ongoing Comic Book Series From IDW [Background] | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
While you wait for your Star Trek 2 fix, IDW will be bringing the continuing adventures of the revamped, reinvigorated, and rebooted Enterprise to comics. The goal of the new series is to "explore the vast implications of the alternate timeline created by the film in a new, monthly, ongoing comics series."
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