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The Gene Roddenberry Project

A project in Bainbridge Island, WA by James & Trude Forsher

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Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry personally narrates his experience creating his vision of our future.
Backers: 428
Average Pledge Per Backer: $54

Funded: $22,956 of $15,000
Dates: Jul 11th -> Aug 10th (30 days)
Project By: James & Trude Forsher
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August 10th - via:
We thank each and every one of you 428 pledgers from all parts of the world who are helping to finish The Gene Roddenberry Project. We will begin the production tomorrow. Expect updates over the next few months from our Kickstarter page. We also are... (Read More)

We Are Funded!

August 7th - via:
We reached our goal early this afternoon.  Within minutes of George Takei's posting the project on his Facebook page, the Kickstarter Dashboard went wild.   A huge thank you to George and to his Facebook Community. Not only was George instrumental... (Read More)

Roddenberry Project down to the last 5 days

August 4th - via:
I want to thank everyone of you for your participation in the Gene Roddenberry Project. Through your efforts, we are approximately 75% funded with 5 days to go. Our pledges have come from all parts of the world, but the one thing you share is an... (Read More)

The Gene Roddenberry Project Kickstarter

July 30th - via:
A Kickstarter project by James and Trude Forscher seeks to fund a documentary “exploring the genesis of Star Trek through the personal insight of its creator.” (Read More)

Personal message from the producer of The Gene Roddenberry Project

July 26th - via:
It has been an exciting two week adventure, and as of today we have raised nearly 50% of the needed funds. As many of you have pointed out, Gene Roddenberry's vision of a future stands in contrast to the many dystopian science fiction films that have... (Read More)

Roddenberry Update Report

July 22nd - via:
First, I want to thank everyone of you who have pledged.  We more than doubled our pledges in the last three days alone. A few people have wondered how I 'lost' Gene Roddenberry for so many  years.  The problem lays in my film library. When I went... (Read More)

Gene Roddenberry Project goes to San Diego Comicon

July 20th - via:
Long-time dealers Eric Caidin and Leith Adams will pass out literature on the project. If you are there, please go say hello and grab a Gene Roddenberry Postcard. Three Weeks to go. Please pass the Kickstarter around to friends.... (Read More)

Gene Roddenberry Project Update 1

July 15th - via:
I want to thank you all for being the first to pledge and help get The Gene Roddenberry Project off the ground. We raised over 10% of our goals in the first 3 days.  Over the next few days, we intend on focusing on contacting the Star Trek blogs and... (Read More)

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