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Movie Magic (TV series)

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Movie Magic was a documentary series which focused on the creation of movie and television special effects and was broadcast in the US by the Discovery Channel.

Seventy 30-minute episodes were produced and broadcast over five seasons between 1994 and 1997. The series was produced by a succession of production companies which included GRB Entertainment, Glacier Point, and Sequoia Entertainment Inc.

Episodes featuring Star Trek productions included:

Season 1, Episode 11: Models and MiniaturesA Model of Perfection

This episode was broadcast in 1994 and was entirely devoted to Star Trek productions, particularly the episodes "The Best of Both Worlds, Part II" and "Emissary". Largely focused on the art of miniature photography, it presented behind-the-scenes effects footage and interviews with Howard A. Anderson, Jr., Richard C. Datin, Jr., Robert Legato, Dan Curry, Gregory Jein, David Carson, and Tony Meininger.

Season 3, Episode 2: Space EffectsThe Space Race

This episode was broadcast in 1995 and further explored the special effects created for "Emissary". Robert Legato was interviewed.

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