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Discovery’s VFX Supervisor talks about new design


From the far-flung future of Star Trek: Discovery.

From the far future Star Trek: Discovery.
The image: CBS

Another week, another interesting Star Trek: Discovery Interview. This one is about visual effects.

VFX supervisor Jason Zimmerman had an interesting challenge when faced with work in the third season Star Trek: Discovery: Setting the visual language of the show’s completely new age of canon, one that is far from established times anything we’ve ever seen in the series. What should it look like? How loyal should one be to what came before? Will it be recognizable to our heroes as well?

While speaking to Will Wheaton for “The Ready Room”, Zimmerman challenged and specifically designed a new design at the difficulty of, say, Federation Headquarters or Sailor. this is Hard balance, As he shares it, wants to develop a new thing while still capturing something fans can recognize and claim as their own.

Honestly, it would be a very engaging interview show if Wheaton just let the guests talk more. All the same, Zimmerman has some interesting things to say here. Search Going to some fascinating places, and Zimmerman’s role in designing the visual language of those places, is important and really interesting.

Star Trek: Discovery Is airing weekly on CBS All Access.


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