He’s fast become the go-to guy for Star Trek fan film visual effects on a really tight budget. Self taught and full of confidence, Sam turns Trekkie dreams into reality.
A Trekzone Conversation
Luke Sparke’s Occupation Rainfall continues the story he told in Occupation, an indie science fiction movie made right here in Australia that made it big on Netflix. Now, as we near the sequel’s premiere the director and producer beams in for a chat.
Our third check in with Star Trek fan film makers sees us calling up Dundee local Nick Cook who, as we find out, is continuing his Starship Intrepid adventures with new work in the pipeline.
Resident Whovian Rob McKnight is back on Trekzone for a special January dive into all things SciFi. He wasn’t a fan of this outing, despite being hyped to catch it, and he explains why on this edition of A Trekzone Conversation.
He’s the Perth filmmaker who rose to fame with his five part Enterprise-era fan films… now, to kick off our “Where Are They Now” January podcasts, Aaron Vanderkley is back with details of his 3 part Voyager-era films.
A big final week for our news podcast. General Yeager passed away, The Orville recommenced filming on it’s third season and a new Aussie SciFi epic dropped it’s trailer. Those stories, and a look ahead to our 2021 on this edition of The News.
Orville Producer Tom Costantino is back as our final guest of 2020 to update us on working through the Covid19 pandemic to create the third season of the hit Seth MacFarlane show.
On this edition of Talkin’ Science. Hayabusa’s sample capsule returns to Earth in a triumph for the Japanese Space Agency. December’s night skies set to put on a show – with the Geminid meteor shower and the great conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn coming up.
The Japanese Space Agency aims to complete it’s near-Earth asteroid sample mission with the landing of the precious cargo in the remote South Australian area of Woomera.
The BBC releases the trailer for the forthcoming Doctor Who New Years special, Titan Publishing releases a teaser for issue 78 of their Star Trek magazine, Creation Entertainment invites 85 Star Trek alumni and alumnae to their SciFi Summits across the US summer and we tease Trekzone in 2021!
Hayabusa-2’s mission control announced yesterday that they’re ready for orbital insertion with just a few days to go until it drops off the sample capsule. Meanwhile new research indicates long term astronauts are at risk of rapid ageing and a quartet of radio telescopes have discovered we’re a little closer to the centre of the galaxy.
Adjunct Professor David Flannery is our guest this week as we gear up for the return of Hayabusa-2. With the Japanese mission leading NASA’s Osiris-REx and Perseverance Rover as well as China’s Changy’e 5, what can samples returned from around the solar system tell us?
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