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temporal_anomaly [2018/03/31 17:16]
Carlos Pedraza [Grandfathered Productions]
temporal_anomaly [2018/04/24 14:31] (current)
Carlos Pedraza [CBS Moves Against New Fan Film Over Guidelines]
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 ====== CBS Moves Against New Fan Film Over Guidelines ====== ====== CBS Moves Against New Fan Film Over Guidelines ======
  
-//**'Star Trek: Temporal Anomaly' ​Delays ​Release ​Pending ​CBS Concerns**//​+//​**'​Temporal Anomaly' ​Now Slated for Release ​Later in 2018 After Addressing ​CBS Concerns**//​
  
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 > While the intent was to release //Temporal Anomaly// today we were contacted by CBS and are now delaying release of the film until those discussions are concluded and resolved. These have been polite communications and we thank CBS for their approach in dealing with these concerns.(([[face>​StarTrekTemporalAnomaly/​posts/​1008315279320782|Star Trek: Temporal Anomaly Facebook page]], Samuel Cockings, 3/31/18.)) > While the intent was to release //Temporal Anomaly// today we were contacted by CBS and are now delaying release of the film until those discussions are concluded and resolved. These have been polite communications and we thank CBS for their approach in dealing with these concerns.(([[face>​StarTrekTemporalAnomaly/​posts/​1008315279320782|Star Trek: Temporal Anomaly Facebook page]], Samuel Cockings, 3/31/18.))
  
-[{{ ::trekyards.jpg|**TREKYARDS**' ​producers were vocal supporters of Axanar but have distanced themselves from controversial producer ​[[Alec Peters]] to preserve ​the show's contacts ​in the Star Trek community.}}]+<WRAP center round important>​ 
 +===== CBS Dispute Resolved ===== 
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 +[{{ ::temporal_anomaly_revised.jpg?150|<wrap lo><​wrap lo>//​Source:​ Facebook//</​wrap></​wrap>​}}] 
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 +<wrap lo><​wrap em>​UPDATE</​wrap> ​**APRIL 24** Cockings announced he had reached an accommodation with CBS that would allow him to release the now-renamed //Temporal Anomaly: A Star Trek Fan Film// in three parts later in 2018. In a post on the film'[[face>​TemporalAnomalyStarTrekFanFilm/​posts/​1022564681229175|Facebook page]], he stated:</​wrap>​ 
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 +> <wrap lo>Per my discussions with CBS, //Temporal Anomaly// will be released later this year to the public ​in three parts with a new soundtrack and without ​the first/last scenes. … Other parts of the production that I won’t go into now have been given a guideline exemption by CBS just as //Star Trek Continues// and others have in different waysThe changes I am making are based on my discussion with CBS to allow the production to be released in a form acceptable to both parties.(([[face>​TemporalAnomalyStarTrekFanFilm/​posts/​1022564681229175|Temporal Anomaly Facebook page]], Samuel Cockings, 4/24/18. Quotation slightly edited for clarity.))</​wrap>​ 
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 ===== Producer and Production ===== ===== Producer and Production =====
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 He said he raised £1,741 (USD $2,440) on Kickstarter to make //Temporal Anomaly//, though he spent many hundreds more to complete the project. He said he raised £1,741 (USD $2,440) on Kickstarter to make //Temporal Anomaly//, though he spent many hundreds more to complete the project.
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 +[{{ ::​trekyards.jpg|**TREKYARDS**'​ producers were vocal supporters of Axanar but have distanced themselves from controversial producer [[Alec Peters]] to preserve the show's contacts in the Star Trek community.}}]
  
 ===== CBS Contact ===== ===== CBS Contact =====
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 **RUN TIME** Cockings said his "​director'​s cut" is 50 minutes long — 20 minutes longer than prescribed by [[cbs_guidelines|Guideline 1]]. **RUN TIME** Cockings said his "​director'​s cut" is 50 minutes long — 20 minutes longer than prescribed by [[cbs_guidelines|Guideline 1]].
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 +**SCORE** //Temporal Anomaly// uses music soundtracks from various Star Trek movies and series — the rights to which CBS does not control — which is prohibited by [[cbs_guidelines|Guideline 3]].
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 ==== Watch the 'Star Trek: Temporal Anomaly'​ Trailer ==== ==== Watch the 'Star Trek: Temporal Anomaly'​ Trailer ====
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 It's become something of an urban myth among the fan production community that somehow productions that began before the guidelines'​ release did not have to abide by them, pointing to a [[guidelines-podcast|podcast appearance]] made by CBS official Van Citters shortly after the guidelines were released. It's become something of an urban myth among the fan production community that somehow productions that began before the guidelines'​ release did not have to abide by them, pointing to a [[guidelines-podcast|podcast appearance]] made by CBS official Van Citters shortly after the guidelines were released.
  
-In that interview, Van Citters specifically addressed only whether CBS would seek to take down fan films from such platforms as YouTube that didn't conform to the guidelines. He said takedowns would only be sought against productions released henceforward.(([[https://​overcast.fm/​+GuW5Epb-k|Engage:​ The Official Star Trek Podcast]], Episode 5, 6/28/16.)) He never said the guidelines as a whole didn't apply to fan films that had not yet been released.+In that interview, Van Citters specifically addressed only whether CBS would seek to take downfrom such platforms as YouTube, fan films that didn't conform to the guidelines. He said takedowns would only be sought against productions released henceforward.(([[https://​overcast.fm/​+GuW5Epb-k|Engage:​ The Official Star Trek Podcast]], Episode 5, 6/28/16.)) He never said the guidelines as a whole didn't apply to fan films that had not yet been released.
  
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 ==== Aware of the Guidelines ==== ==== Aware of the Guidelines ====
  
-Cockings said he planned to release his film "in a form that represents what was written in 2013 and filmed in 2013-2014. … I am, of course, well aware of the guidelines (not rules) and wanted to try to release the film as intended first and if CBS had any problems I was happy to chat to them." He added, "I was of course hoping the age of my film would have allowed it to come out as intended."​+Cockings said he planned to release his film "in a form that represents what was written in 2013 and filmed in 2013-2014. … I am, of course, well aware of the guidelines (not rules) and wanted to try to release the film as intended first and if CBS had any problems I was happy to chat to them." 
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 +He added, "I was of course hoping the age of my film would have allowed it to come out as intended."​
  
 ===== Resolution ===== ===== Resolution =====
  
 Cockings wouldn'​t say whether he'd sent the entire film to CBS for review but added that he is providing "more than was originally asked for in our communications,​ as I wanted to make this process easy for everyone involved."​ Cockings wouldn'​t say whether he'd sent the entire film to CBS for review but added that he is providing "more than was originally asked for in our communications,​ as I wanted to make this process easy for everyone involved."​
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 +<wrap lo>//See also: [[#CBS Dispute Resolved]]//</​wrap>​
  
 While he remained silent on how he planned to resolve CBS' concerns, he described the process as "a polite dialogue happening."​ The amount of re-working of //Temporal Anomaly// required to address CBS' concerns was something both parties would have to address. While he remained silent on how he planned to resolve CBS' concerns, he described the process as "a polite dialogue happening."​ The amount of re-working of //Temporal Anomaly// required to address CBS' concerns was something both parties would have to address.
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 <wrap em>​COMMENTS</​wrap>​ \\ <wrap em>​COMMENTS</​wrap>​ \\
-Discuss ​this article in [[face>​groups/​axamonitor/​permalink/​362871967560990/​|AxaMonitor'​s Facebook group]].+Discuss ​the originally published ​article in [[face>​groups/​axamonitor/​permalink/​362871967560990/​|AxaMonitor'​s Facebook group]]. and the [[face>​groups/​axamonitor/​permalink/​374104299771090/​|April 24 update]] here.
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 **Keywords** {{tag>​Fan_films Guidelines}} **Keywords** {{tag>​Fan_films Guidelines}}