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Filmmaking lesson learned directing William Shatner.

Writer-producer-director, Robert Meyer Burnett, shares his experience directing William Shatner on the feature film, FREE ENTERPRISE in this debut episode of The Burnettwork’s new series: ROBSERVATIONS SHORT TAKE.

John Wayne’s film, THE CONQUERER, gave people cancer. No really. Willow said so.

Okay, we get it, Imagination Connoisseur, Willow Yang, writes amazing letters and even better reviews – not just of STAR TREK. Her point-of-view is not only insightful, it’s humorous and often thought-provoking.

And this review of John Wayne’s epic fail of a historical epic, THE CONQUERER, is no exception. Check it out.

Reboots, remakes and re-imaginings … do they contribute to our angry culture?

Writer-producer-director, Robert Meyer Burnett, takes a swing through the latest news in the world of genre entertainment in this, the July 9th edition of ROBSERVATIONS. Rob discusses the future of Netflix and the fate of sassy dragons and musical numbers in the upcoming MULAN feature (among other things).

What Disney’s upcoming MULAN seems to get so right!

Writer-producer-director, Robert Meyer Burnett, charges into the breech once again as the Imagination Connoisseurs of the Post-Geek Singularity talk about the pressing issues facing today’s world of genre entertainment on the July 8th edition of ROBSERVATIONS. Today, RMB discusses Disney’s new MULAN, tokenism in comics and much more. Check it out!

Falling in love with cinema in the Summer of ’86

Was the Summer of 1986 the best summer in movie history? Writer-producer-director, Robert Meyer Burnett, takes a closer look at the biggest blockbuster summer in recent memory, answers questions from viewers and reads letters from fans in this, the July 7th episode of ROBSERVATIONS.

Movie-making, responsibility and fixing the problem

Writer-producer-director, Robert Meyer Burnett talks about mistakes made, taking responsibility for them and how you should go about fixing problems with your film franchise in this, the July 6th episode of ROBSERVATIONS.

All kind of crazy love for THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS!

Writer-producer-director, Robert Meyer Burnett, takes a deep dive of cool goodness that is the Post-Geek Singularity in this, the July 5th edition of ROBSERVATIONS.

Rob talks replica props, collectibles, movie news and, of course, the films of the Summer of 1989 with his fellow Imagination Connoisseurs.

Living the Lucky Tiger Life – cruising at sea with blogger James Hills

Podcast host, Robert Meyer Burnett, interviews blogger James Hills from mantripping.com from on board the Norwegian Bliss as it sails from Vancouver, BC to San Pedro Beach in California.

Welcome to The BurnettWork – the home to video blogs and other goodies produced by Writer-Producer-Director Robert Meyer Burnett.

Sit back and enjoy Rob’s unique take on genre media (e.g. science fiction, fantasy, horror, and the rest), updates on his projects, stories about his adventures in filmmaking and first-looks at projects produced by his friends and collaborators.

And, of course, don’t forget Gilbert – but then, maybe that’s a story for another day.

 

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Letters

We receive letters from members of the Post-Geek Singularity daily and post them to our website so everyone can join in on the conversation. Click here to read the latest!

Robservations

A daily (or nearly daily) video blog from Robert Meyer Burnett sharing new ideas and work from some of the most exciting new creators in genre media. Click here to view all of the Robservation Episodes.

What Disney’s upcoming MULAN seems to get so right!

What Disney’s upcoming MULAN seems to get so right!

Writer-producer-director, Robert Meyer Burnett, charges into the breech once again as the Imagination Connoisseurs of the Post-Geek Singularity talk about the pressing issues facing today’s world of genre entertainment on the July 8th edition of ROBSERVATIONS. Today, RMB discusses Disney’s new MULAN, tokenism in comics and much more. Check it out!

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Falling in love with cinema in the Summer of ’86

Falling in love with cinema in the Summer of ’86

Was the Summer of 1986 the best summer in movie history? Writer-producer-director, Robert Meyer Burnett, takes a closer look at the biggest blockbuster summer in recent memory, answers questions from viewers and reads letters from fans in this, the July 7th episode of ROBSERVATIONS.

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Gallery of the Imagination Connoisseurs

Check out the work of the talented fans who make up the Post-Geek Singularity. We share their art, stories, music, video and more in the ever-expanding celebration of love for all forms of genre entertainment. Have something you’d like to share? Submit it here.

“Nerd Pics” with Jason

“Nerd Pics” with Jason

More fun in our fan gallery.

Imagination Connoisseur (and self-professed nerd), Jason McKibbin, sent in some fun snaps with celebs and his son (who appears to be a true Legomaniac).

Marvel Zombies and more

Marvel Zombies and more

Imagination Connoisseur, Jeffry Chang, provides a peek at some cool comic book and sci-fi stuff with the rest of the Post-Geek Singularity via our gallery.

General Blackblood costume update

General Blackblood costume update

As a follow up to his earlier gallery submission, Bunyon passes along this new photo of his costume in progress (according to B.S. it’s 90% done … and that’s no B.S.).

The Burnettwork is sponsored by Lucky Tiger – grooming products for men who deserve to look and feel great.

Deconstructing AXANAR

Writer-producer-director, Robert Meyer Burnett, shares his insights into the 3-1/2 years he spent working on the Star Trek fan film, AXANAR.

Director’s Commentary for PRELUDE TO AXANAR

Director’s Commentary for PRELUDE TO AXANAR

The director of PRELUDE TO AXANAR, Christian Gossett, shares his insights and stories behind the making of this short film which was to serve as a proof-of-concept piece for a feature-length, Star Trek fan-film.

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A behind the scenes look at AXANAR’s Starbase One visual effects

A behind the scenes look at AXANAR’s Starbase One visual effects

Robert Meyer Burnett, originally tapped to direct the failed, feature-length, Star Trek fan film, AXANAR, continues to deconstruct his experience on the project. In this mini-documentary, Rob runs down the work behind the first view of Earth in the 23rd Century as envisioned in the film.

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SpaceRob

Writer-producer-director, Robert Meyer Burnett, and game designer Neil Basconcillo, have created SpaceRob™ – an action-adventure RPG that follows Rob and Gilber the Gilbarian (from the Planet Gilbaar, of course) as they explore the cosmos.


SpaceRob: Keepin’ it clean

SpaceRob: Keepin’ it clean

Rob and his faithful companion, Gilbert the Gilbarian (from the Planet Gilbaar, of course), are hard at work doing a little housecleaning of their ship, The Kubrick.

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SpaceRob: Space travel is hard work

SpaceRob: Space travel is hard work

Rob appears to be concentrating on the details of an upcoming mission planned with his faithful fellow-adventurer, Gilbert the Gilbarian (from the Planet Gilbaar, of course), as they explore their own corner of the universe.

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Talkin’ Trek

Writer-producer-director, Robert Meyer Burnett is a recognized expert on the subject of Star Trek. A regular participant on SDCC’s Starship Smackdown, frequent guest on The Inglorious Treksperts podcasts and writer-producer of all of the “Behind The Scenes” features on the Star Trek:The Next Generation Blu-Rays and select features for the Enterprise Blu-Ray set, Rob presents his extensive collection of interviews, videos, photos and more as part of the Burnettwork’s “Talkin’ Trek” series. Click here for all the webisodes.

A Tribute to Herman Zimmerman

A Tribute to Herman Zimmerman

A tribute video created by Robert Meyer Burnett celebrating the work of famed production designer Herman Zimmerman on the occasion of his 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Art Directors’ Guild. (A BURNETTWORK EXCLUSIVE)

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The Weekly Hero

Join celebrated director-author-film critic and video blogger John Campea, and co-host, writer-producer-director Robert Meyer Burnett as they do their weekly breakdown of the biggest comics and sci-fi/fantasy news. Check out all the episodes here.

The Weekly Hero #204

The Weekly Hero #204

John Campea and Robert Meyer Burnett team up on this edition of The Weekly Hero to talk Avengers, Deadpool, the Flash and a possible directors’ mutiny at Marvel because of the way the James Gunn situation was handled (or mishandled).

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The Weekly Hero #203

The Weekly Hero #203

John Campea and Robert Meyer Burnett share the screen on this edition of The Weekly Hero where they talk about comic book news in print, on TV and on film.

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The Weekly Hero #202

The Weekly Hero #202

Comic book history was made this week with BLACK PANTHER’S nomination for a Best Picture Oscar. Hosts John Campea and Robert Meyer Burnett break it down along with other comic news from print, TV and film.

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The John Campea Show

John Campea, a Canadian film director, author, film critic and video blogger is the former editor-in-chief of AMC Movie News. In January of 2018, writer-producer-director Robert Meyer Burnett joined Campea as a regular co-host of the streaming podcast, The John Campea Show. Check out John and RMB as they break down the entertainment industry every weekday.  

The John Campea Show (04-16-19)

The John Campea Show (04-16-19)

John Campea and Robert Meyer Burnett take on the AVENGERS: ENDGAME leak head-on (and take no prisoners). Our favorite, dynamic duo give their hot takes on other breaking entertainment news including Disney+, Harley Quinn, TOMB RAIDER 2 and much more!

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The John Campea Show (04-15-19)

The John Campea Show (04-15-19)

John Campea and co-host Robert Meyer Burnett dissect all the big genre entertainment news since last Friday: latest STAR WARS theories, GAME OF THRONES, AVENGERS: ENDGAME and more!

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The John Campea Show (04-08-19)

The John Campea Show (04-08-19)

Host John Campea and co-host Robert Meyer Burnett share the screen to discuss the latest genre TV and movie news including another cast change on SUICIDE SQUAD 2, a recap of SHAZAM’s opening weekend box office and news that Wil Ferrell and Adam McKay have split.

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