In 2015, Paramount and CBS sued the makers of a Star Trek fan film, leading to a set of guidelines for fan filmmakers.

From superheroes to ‘Star Trek,’ local filmmakers express their love with slick, self-made movies

January 18th, 2018

In 2015, Paramount and CBS sued the makers of a Star Trek fan film, leading to a set of guidelines for fan filmmakers.

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  • This time, it wasn’t talk of the Fremont East Entertainment District that dominated the evening.

    This time, it wasn’t talk of the Fremont East Entertainment District that dominated the evening.

  • Unlike marijuana, hemp-based CBD oil doesn’t create a high due to its small amount of THC.

    Unlike marijuana, hemp-based CBD oil doesn’t create a high due to its small amount of THC.

  • Hoopla and Libby by OverDrive offer instant access to your library’s digital content.

    Hoopla and Libby by OverDrive offer instant access to your library’s digital content.

  • A 2010 study indicated that planting trees near streets can reduce drivers’ stress.

    A 2010 study indicated that planting trees near streets can reduce drivers’ stress.

  • Giving fans what they want has always been the priority for Perry.

    Giving fans what they want has always been the priority for Perry.

  • Duke Dumont plays Intrigue and Diplo returns to XS.

    Duke Dumont plays Intrigue and Diplo returns to XS.

  • The Atlanta-bred MC is back on the Strip this weekend.

    The Atlanta-bred MC is back on the Strip this weekend.

  • Choi seems to have a different approach than other famous chefs when it comes to opening a restaurant in Las Vegas.

    Choi seems to have a different approach than other famous chefs when it comes to opening a restaurant in Las Vegas.

  • Clique partners Jason “JRoc” Craig and Ryan Labbe are bringing Apex Social Club and Camden Cocktail Lounge into the mix.

    Clique partners Jason “JRoc” Craig and Ryan Labbe are bringing Apex Social Club and Camden Cocktail Lounge into the mix.

  • It could be a major spark for a new firestorm of entertainment in Las Vegas.

    It could be a major spark for a new firestorm of entertainment in Las Vegas.

  • Mr. 305 brings his Time of Our Lives residency back to the Axis this month.

    Mr. 305 brings his Time of Our Lives residency back to the Axis this month.

  • The new spot at Hexx Kitchen & Bar also offers live music and great views.

    The new spot at Hexx Kitchen & Bar also offers live music and great views.

  • The violin player and DJ likes to mix it up.

    The violin player and DJ likes to mix it up.

  • “This record has very little insecurity. It was a blast to make, and it’s really fun to play live.”

    “This record has very little insecurity. It was a blast to make, and it’s really fun to play live.”

  • “Call Me Maybe” isn’t the only reason she should be on your radar.

    “Call Me Maybe” isn’t the only reason she should be on your radar.

  • Also: Spoon at the Chelsea and the Pilobolus Maximus dancers at Smith Center.

    Also: Spoon at the Chelsea and the Pilobolus Maximus dancers at Smith Center.

  • It’s not like Ed Sheeran is gonna take us where BRMC can.

    It’s not like Ed Sheeran is gonna take us where BRMC can.

  • Anyone who discovered COC at the band’s popular height should be satisfied with this effective return to the familiar.

    Anyone who discovered COC at the band’s popular height should be satisfied with this effective return to the familiar.

  • Bassist Nate Brenner partners with leader Merrill Garbus for an approachable and dancey record.

    Bassist Nate Brenner partners with leader Merrill Garbus for an approachable and dancey record.

  • Michael Wolff makes a convincing case that the campaign that expected to lose gamely morphed into the administration that can’t run the empire.

    Michael Wolff makes a convincing case that the campaign that expected to lose gamely morphed into the administration that can’t run the empire.

  • The show often gets compared to The Twilight Zone, because each episode is a stand-alone narrative that’s tends to be really weird.

    The show often gets compared to The Twilight Zone, because each episode is a stand-alone narrative that’s tends to be really weird.

  • The couples’ various problems include infidelity, alcoholism, undisclosed bisexuality, divorce and run-of-the-mill annoyance.

    The couples’ various problems include infidelity, alcoholism, undisclosed bisexuality, divorce and run-of-the-mill annoyance.

  • “People focus on the broad strokes of stories, but the interesting parts are the small details within it.”

    “People focus on the broad strokes of stories, but the interesting parts are the small details within it.”

  • Score boho dresses, bomber jackets and retro tees from Vegas-based vendors.

    Score boho dresses, bomber jackets and retro tees from Vegas-based vendors.

  • Only toward the end does director Paul Thomas Anderson’s long game finally become apparent.

    Only toward the end does director Paul Thomas Anderson’s long game finally become apparent.

  • The bravery of the real soldiers is buried under a mountain of hokey sentiment and rah-rah bluster.

    The bravery of the real soldiers is buried under a mountain of hokey sentiment and rah-rah bluster.

  • While some of the historical details are fascinating, the crime drama around them is tedious and tiresome in any era.

    While some of the historical details are fascinating, the crime drama around them is tedious and tiresome in any era.

  • The story’s told from the nostalgic perspective of a teenager discovering his sexuality and experiencing his first love.

    The story’s told from the nostalgic perspective of a teenager discovering his sexuality and experiencing his first love.

  • It’s the Strip’s latest manifestation of the casino three-mealer, but it’s no utilitarian 24-hour coffee shop.

    It’s the Strip’s latest manifestation of the casino three-mealer, but it’s no utilitarian 24-hour coffee shop.

  • It’s stocked to the brim with goods, and it also features made-to-order Laotian and Thai specialties.

    It’s stocked to the brim with goods, and it also features made-to-order Laotian and Thai specialties.

  • Shockingly good smoked brisket, vegan chili, pie babies and more.

    Shockingly good smoked brisket, vegan chili, pie babies and more.

  • Liebrandt previously popped up at Harvest by Roy Ellamar.

    Liebrandt previously popped up at Harvest by Roy Ellamar.