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Star Trek, LGBT & Me.

The concept of IDIC – Infinite Diversity in Infinite Combinations – has always been core to the ideology of Star Trek and to SFC. As we celebrate Pride month, a celebration of diversity in itself, we’re proud to introduce the first post from Churchill’s CO Stephen Lester in sharing his experiences in what brought him to the world of Star Trek and to SFCQ2. Hello, my name is...[Read More]

Captain Pike & The Enterprise Returns for Strange New Worlds

A few months ago eagle eyed fans spotted that the Directors Guild of Canada added a page for a new show with an ominous title, Strange New Worlds. An obvious reference to, well, the obvious, it was presumed that this new show would be a continuation of Captain Pike’s Enterprise crew. Announced through EW, it’s been confirmed that Strange New Worlds is the next in line for Star TrekR...[Read More]

Sci Fi Sunday: The Matrix 20 Years Later…

Most people have had moments where they doubt their surroundings. Where they look all around them and wonder what they feel, what they experience is actually real. Or if it’s all an illusion. What would we do if we learned that everything we know was a lie. The world we knew may not be perfect, but it’s stable, reliable. Imagine being told that underneath that it was an illusion maskin...[Read More]

Star Trek Online Launches the Discovery-Style Constitution

In all the Star Trek franchise there is no ship more iconic, more storied and more loved than the Enterprise. Repackaged and redesigned for a new era, the Enterprise was both a new and familiar sight when it arrived in Discovery’s season one cliffhanger and since it arrived, Star Trek Online players have been chomping at the bit to find out when they could get hold of the new ship to lead th...[Read More]

Diversity and Inclusion in Star Trek

Sovereign’s Sam Lewis (right) and their wife, Claire. Diversity and Inclusion in Star Trek June marks Pride month, celebrating diversity and inclusivity in the LGBT+ community. Star Trek has had mixed success with representation of LGBT+ individuals despite being otherwise representative of other minorities such as people of colour and those with a disability. Despite these hiccups the endur...[Read More]

Raising a Glass to the Fathers of the Future

Darting from planet to planet, discovering the unknown, Star Trek has shown that relationships are a struggle when your main focus is on exploring the unknown. Yet beyond the great adventure, one of the most complex relationships shown on screen have been between parents and their children. Family drama is one of televisions most loved tropes and Star Trek has mined that particular well more than ...[Read More]

First Cast Announced for Picard Series

In the run up to the upcoming Picard-focused Star Trek series announced in August last year, CBS has announced two of the new cast members that will join Sir Patrick Stewart in his new voyage. Welcome Aboard! Recognisable for being the apocalypse painting Isaac in Heroes, as Lancelot in BBC series Merlin and more recently in shows such as Little Big Lies and Salvation, Venezuela-born British actor...[Read More]

Sci Fi Sunday: Get Ready For The OA Season 2 (Comms Highlights)

Appearing from nowhere without any promotional efforts, the OA was a weird experiment from Netflix to just drop a show into it’s line up and see what happened. As people tuned in to scroll through their library, they’d stumble upon the supernatural sci fi mystery and as a young girl who’d been missing for years sat a group of strangers down to tell them her story, viewers were ca...[Read More]

Hanelle Culpepper to Direct Picard Series Pilot

Entering the Star Trek world through Star Trek Discovery, Hanelle Culpepper helped present the Mirror Universe in Vaulting Ambition and helmed one of the upcoming episodes of Season 2. Now she’s jumping ahead to a new mission as Culpepper takes the reigns of the pilot episode of the new Picard-centric series. Following the life of Picard long after the Enterprise, the untitled show will revi...[Read More]

Star Trek Online 101: Research & Develpment (Comms)

R&D, or crafting as it is more commonly referred too, is perhaps one the most under used and least understood aspects of the game. During a conversation with a number of players recently I asked the question how many actually used the crafting system, and none of those that were present used it all. When I asked why, the replies I received ranged from don’t understand it to why bother when you...[Read More]

Sci Fi Sunday: New Blade Runner Series In Development (Comms Highlights)

Back in 2017 we were introduced to Officer K as he began to uncover a long buried secret and revived the world of Blade Runner. In a world of tired reboots and sequels, Blade Runner 2049 was \ refreshingly worthy update to the original that brought something new whilst advancing the building blocks laid by the original. Following it’s success, the on screen mythology of the Philip K Dick ada...[Read More]

The Continuing Mission; The Current Plans for Star Trek

Ever since he took the big chair and became the head of all things Trek, Alex Kurtzman has been on a mission to ensure we’re entering a bold new era for our favourite franchise! Now we have multiple shows in development – and many more being thrown out into the rumour mill – we thought we’d take a break and wade through the production developments to highlight whats confirm...[Read More]

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