How could we NOT publish this? A team member of the Star Trek series Deep Space Nine, along with Adam Nimoy, the son of the late Leonard Nimoy of Spock fame, are teaming together to do a documentary on the series, and they’ve turned to Indiegogo to crowdfund it. As of story time, they have already exceeded their $150,000 ask and are at $244,000+ in funding from over 3500 backers. Once again, a testament to the power of crowdfunding and investor’s’ interest to participating in investments that they feel a personal affinity with.
And on an update for 3/12, it’s being reported that their crowdfunding campaign finished on March 10 after having raised over $575,000 or quadruple their original ask. NICE! (Cindy Taylor/FintekNews)
“Star Trek: Deep Space Nine stands out from the other series in the franchise as a more mature and serious take on the final frontier. Now, Ira Steven Behr, who served as showrunner for the series for most of the show, is teaming up with Adam Nimoy to produce a documentary looking back on the history of Deep Space Nine, and they’re turning to Indigogo to fund it.
The film, called What We Left Behind (a reference to the final episode of the series, “What You Leave Behind”) has already blown past the original $150,000 goal in just under a day.
While Star Trek documentaries are fairly commonplace, What We Left Behind stands out from the sheer amount of official talent associated with the show that it’s promising to bring in. Along with Behr and Nimoy — the son of actor Leonard Nimoy, who directed 2016’s For the Love of Spock — the Indiegogo promises appearances from almost every single major cast member in the series, including Nana Vistor (Major Kira), Terry Farrell (Jadzia Dax), Rene Auberjonois (Odo), Armin Shimerman (Quark), Alexander Siddig (Dr. Bashir), Colm Meaney (Chief O’Brian), Michael Dorn (Worf), along with a number of the important recurring guest stars from across the series….”
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