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If you ever wanted to experience what it would be like to visit the set of Star Trek: The Original Series, now is your chance.

The sets have been re-created exactly as they were laid at Desilu during the original run of TOS. Visitors can step onto the soundstage and be transported directly back to 1966. Additionally, beginning later this month, visitors will enjoy guided tours, photo opportunities and an immersive experience into the world of the classic television series.

James Cawley started creating the sets in 1997 after receiving a copy of the original set blueprints from TOS costume designer William Ware Theiss. He then spent 15 years researching, crafting and refining his set replicas alongside other dedicated fans and craftspeople, including Trek alumni and fellow fans prop fabricator Ed Miarecki and concept designer and SFX supervisor Daren R. Dochterman.

Pouring over stills and frame captures from TOS and sourcing vintage materials and antiques, Cawley ensured that even the smallest details were accurately and lovingly reproduced. This spanned from an array of props to set decorations. The result is a stunning achievement offering the most complete and accurate reproduction of the original TOS standing sets.

In this talk, we will be showing you pictures of the Tour and discussing the new project to let fans appear in their own episode of Star Trek with the “Star Trek Academy”.

Lecturer: Peter Walker
Duration: 60 min  -  The Lecture will be held in: english
Peter Walker is British, yet has been living in Cologne, Germany for many years and is fluent in German as well. He is self-employed in the IT and microscope branches.

As a big Star Trek fan, he started work on "Star Trek New Voyages", Germany in 2008 with Stephan Mittelstraß and expanded it to be an international website in English, German, French and Spanish. Peter appears at FedCon regularly giving talks and showing episodes from "New Voyages". He now runs the "Star Trek New Voyages" website and YouTube channels and is also responsible for subtitling, and preparing the episodes for release.

Peter Walker also runs the website with reports from previous FedCon events.

Sources & additional links for Star Trek Set Tour / Academy:

Website Star Trek New Voyages, Website Star Trek Set-Tour

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