Farragut Films, the film group that produces the award-winning Starship Farragut webseries, announced today the addition of key management members, Vic Mignogna and Steven Dengler. The film group has also secured a larger studio for housing Trek Sets.
Vic Mignogna joined Farragut Films earlier this year to direct Starship Farragut’s fifth live action film, “The Price of Anything.” In his new role as Director of TREK Films, he will be responsible for creative direction and film crew operations of both webseries, Starship Farragut and Star Trek Continues. Mr. Mignogna has over 16 years experience in creative and innovative film production services from concept to realized screen product. His talents include a broad range of professional skills in the entertainment industry, including being one of the most popular voice actors in the industry, an accomplished music composer and producer, actor, writer, director, and producer of film/video projects on all levels.
“After many years of acting and various film work, coupled with my life-long love of Star Trek, I’m excited to join the Farragut Films team. In my opinion, they are the highest quality and reputable people in this business,” said Vic Mignogna.
Steven Dengler, prominent Internet entrepreneur, is co-founder and CEO of the world’s favorite currency site, XE.com. He is also the founder and CEO of Dracogen Strategic Investments, which invests in a number of high-tech and creative ventures. He will be an Executive Producer to both webseries Starship Farragut and Star Trek Continues. In addition, Mr. Dengler will join the Farragut Films board of directors where his knowledge of business and financing will be a valuable resource.
“We welcome both Vic and Steven to the senior Farragut Films’ management team. With their involvement, as well as our new studio facility, we see great things happening for 2012 and beyond,” said John Broughton, President of Farragut Films.
Farragut Films’ newest facility, dubbed, “Studio 2”, has 9,600 square feet and is located in Kingsland, Ga., conveniently located off Interstate 95 near the Florida border and only 35 miles north of the Jacksonville International Airport with amenities such as hotels, restaurants, and stores. It is the only place in the world that has the largest studio of Trek Sets. “We’ve completed the move-out from Studio 1 to Studio 2 prior to December and have been progressing to reassemble the existing sets. After that, we will endeavor to complete all the Star Trek sets as displayed almost 50 years ago on the Paramount Pictures’ film lot,” said Mike Bednar, Vice President of Farragut Films.
About Farragut Films, a film group headquartered in Washington D.C., produces Starship Farragut, an award-winning webseries based on The Original Series of Star Trek. Farragut Films has completed four live action films, two animated episodes, and one comic book. Farragut Films has completed principal photography of their latest episode, “The Price of Anything” in December 2011 and are in pre-production of a new webseries entitled, Star Trek Continues. Farragut Films is a non-profit entity within the State of Maryland. For more information, please visit http://www.farragutfilms.com.