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Gary Dean Hutzel (born 4 November 1955; age 60) is a visual effects supervisor who worked as visual effects coordinator and visual effects supervisor on Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.

Along with James Martin and Herman Zimmerman, Hutzel was instrumental in the creation of the Template:ShipClass USS Defiant. He also built the blown up Borg cube breakaway model seen in "The Best of Both Worlds, Part II". He appears in interviews on several of the DS9 DVDs. His work on Star Trek earned him two Emmy Awards, as well as additional seven nominations.

In 2003, Hutzel joined Ronald D. Moore's revamp of Battlestar Galactica. He worked as miniature cinematographer and visual effects supervisor on the first mini television series in 2003 and as visual effects supervisor on the mini series Battlestar Galactica: The Resistance in 2006, Battlestar Galactica: Razor Flashbacks in 2007, the television movie Battlestar Galactica: Razor in 2007, the mini television series Battlestar Galactica: The Face of the Enemy in 2008, the video production The Plan (2009), the spin-off series Caprica (2009-2010) and Battlestar Galactica: Blood and Chrome (2011), and on the original remake Battlestar Galactica (2004-2009).

For his work on the Battlestar Galactica projects, Hutzel earned Emmy Award nominations in 2004, shared with Lee Stringer, Emile Edwin Smith, Jarrod David, Kevin Quattro, Aram Granger, and Kyle Toucher, in 2005, shared with Lee Stringer, Adam Lebowitz, and Gabriel Koerner, another one in 2005, in 2006, shared with Doug Drexler, Chris Zapara, and Kyle Toucher, and in 2009, shared with Kyle Toucher, Shawn M. Jackson, Pierre Drolet, and David R. Morton. Hutzel won two Emmy Awards for Outstanding Special Visual Effects for a Series in 2007, shared with Doug Drexler and Adam Lebowitz, and in 2008, shared with Doug Drexler, David Takemura, Kyle Toucher, Sean M. Jackson, Pierre Drolet, and Derek Ledbetter. He also received an Emmy Award nomination in 2010 for the spin-off series Caprica, shared with Doug Drexler, Kyle Toucher, Pierre Drolet, David R. Morton, and Derek Ledbetter. Hutzel and his team also received the Visual Effects Society Award for their work in 2004, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010 and another nomination in 2008.

Beside his work on Star Trek and Battlestar Galactica, Hutzel worked as minaiture director of Photography on the science fiction thriller Red Planet (2000), as visual effects director of photography for Image G on the science fiction comedy Spy Kids (2001), and as visual effects supervisor on the television movie A Wrinkle in Time (2003), the pilot episode of the Bionic Woman remake (2007), and the action film Drive Angry 3D (2011). For his work on the television science fiction thriller Virtuality in 2009, Hutzel received another Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Special Visual Effects for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special which he shared with Derek Ledbetter and Pierre Drolet.

Star Trek credits

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Emmy Awards

Emmy Award wins and nominations in the category "Outstanding Achievement in Special Visual Effects":

Star Trek interviews

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