Friday, August 18th, 2017
Today I did some work to get OWC Studios ready for this week, when we have the second Atlanta Volunteer Weekend. At the first volunteer weekend in May we emptied out three trucks and put the bridge set together. A significant amount of work! This time we will once again have Dean Newberry, the Axanar construction coordinator in town, and we will start the work on finishing the bridge. We will also be organizing the studio, putting some set pieces up on top of the offices for storage, and start organizing the fulfillment section of the studio, so we can prepare to fulfill all of the perks.
OWC Studios is a separate company from Axanar Productions, and it is similar to what you see in Hollywood (though on a microscopic scale!). The Studio is in charge of production facilities and multiple productions. Typically, those productions will have offices on the studio lot, and will often use the sound stages of the studio. OWC Studios houses Axanar Productions, and is working on two other projects as well. And because Other World Computing sponsors the studio, Axanar Productions doesn’t have to pay anything for use of the facilities.
As we mentioned before, most of the next two episodes of Axanar will be filmed in Los Angeles. But if we raise enough money, then we will shoot flashback scenes on the bridge and other sets. We really want to because, well, how cool would it be to see a bridge full of Andorians!
So if you haven’t contacted me already on Facebook about the volunteer weekend, and you are in the Atlanta area, please do, as we have a list of over 50 fans who have volunteered to work the weekend of August 26-27th.