Phase II News
From Director Mark Edward Lewis (paraphrased): Hey folks. So the stats are in:
Here is a quick peek at the production of Star Trek New Voyages newest episode currently in production…. “Torment of Destiny” This is the first episode to feature our new engineering set as seen here: Here is a quick synopsis of the episode:
This July 2015, we begin filming our next episode. The Enterprise returns to the Worldship Yonada (seen in S3E8 “For the World is Hollow, and I Have Touched the Sky”
As many of you know who’ve been following us, we’ve moved into a new studio. It was a massive undertaking in the “North Country” during the winter before our “Mind-Sifter” shoot, especially with the set needs and location work of “Mind-Sifter”. Now that the move and the episode are behind us, we’re moving onward and upward!
One prop (well, series of props) we saw from time to time throughout all three seasons of Star Trek: The Original Series was a bunch of trigger sprayers of various sizes with fluids of various “futuristic” medicinal colors. Although they seem a bit dated now, they looked fairly futuristic when trigger sprayers first came out in the early 1960s.
There is a hand tool we saw periodically starting in the second season that seems to do double-duty as both an engineering tool and a medical tool. I’m not even sure what to call this thing. It’s about the size of a wrench but its shape is something like a two-pronged fork–like a tuning fork.
Well, this little goodie was only in one episode and it was the pilot episode at that: “Where No Man Has Gone Before.” In the very first scene of “Where No Man Has Gone Before” (episode 02) Written by Samuel A.
One item you’ll probably instantly recognize is a small tabletop bell (and an accompanying striker/mallet) used in court martial proceedings. It is used by the officer presiding over the court to call the court to order—usually with a series of three or four double taps to the bell: (“Ding-ding!