Posted: Mar 08, 2018 1:48 pm
by John Platko
Mike_L wrote:
John Platko wrote:They are also recreating the 11 foot enterprise filming model!

:awesome: :thumbup:

The original Enterprise was made by Richard C. Datin Jr., Mel Keys, Vernon Sion and Volmer Jensen.
This video is mostly about the visual effects of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, but it starts with Richard Datin briefly describing how he made the 1960s Enterprise models (a 3 ft preliminary and the final large-scale version)...

I don't know much about Deep Space Nine. I had no idea they made a model like that. I'm going to have to watch some of those episodes.

Here's where the original Enterprise was built: