Archive for the ‘Research’ Category

April 1st, 2010

Firefly: Still Flying – The Tech Notes

A friend of mine once said the best job is the one you’d do for free, but don’t have to. If that’s the case, then I have the best job imaginable, because I get to make awesome stuff for even more awesome people. And I get to work with shows and movies I love and a creative community I admire and respect – enormously.

I can’t really say enough about how awed and humbled we all are here at QMx by the fact that we’re even allowed to play in these brilliant peoples’ sandboxes. So you’ll understand that when Jane Espenson, executive producer of Caprica, co-executive producer of Battlestar Galactica and scribe of one of the most memorable episodes of Firefly, asked me to be her technical editor on her first new Firefly story in over eight years, I was struck dumb.

Well, perhaps not completely dumb: I squeed. I squeed long and I squeed loud. And I, dear reader, am not someone who squees for anything.

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November 6th, 2008

It's Coming…

From the minds that brought you the definitive Serenity Blueprints, a project of such staggering scope it took the combined talents of over a dozen researchers, designers and artists, plus those scientifically-minded types who kept correctin’ our work, two years to create.

Get ready. This is big. Really big. And The Verse will never be the same.

That’s all I’m sayin’… for now.