This classic award-winning series offers an invaluable introduction into the real world of the entertainment industry. Viewers get the rare opportunity to meet three famous behind-the-camera personalities of the Star Trek series who, through informative interviews and hands-on demonstrations, offer practical Click for more
A 3-Disc Set of Future Garb With Robert Blackman; Making Faces With Michael Westmore and The Script's the Thing With Michael Piller is available.
Future Garb With Robert Blackman
This program introduces viewers to one of the most successful costume designers in the theatrical and television businesses, the multiple Emmy award-winning costume designer Robert Blackman, who at present holds the position of costume designer for Enterprise, the most recent of the Star Trek series. Here Mr. Blackman first describes the differences in designing costumes for television and the theater; then, during a colorful modeling session, he comments on the many costumes he has designed for the various Star Trek series. Next, host Lisa Dalton takes us on-location to Mr. Blackman's workroom and we see first-hand where the "creative urge becomes reality."
Making Faces With Michael Westmore
This program introduces viewers to Michael Westmore, the multiple Academy Award winning (Mask; Raging Bull) and 9-time Emmy award winning make-up artist, who is also known for his work in the various Star Trek series. Here the talented artist discusses his successes in the feature film and television businesses; then he describes the differences in creating faces for television and feature films. Viewers will certainly enjoy his personal comments regarding the many alien faces created for the Star Trek series; also they will appreciate receiving his in-depth explanations of the process, planning and research involved in making each face.
The Script's the Thing With Michael Piller
This classic program is a memorable tribute to Michael Piller (1948 - 2005), the television scriptwriter and producer who became famous as the executive producer and head writer for the Star Trek series. As everyone in the entertainment business knows, behind every good film, video or television program is a good script. Lots of people get the urge to write, but don't always know where to start or how to overcome writer's block. That's what makes this program so rewarding. Mr. Piller, who led the writing staff of Star Trek: The Next Generation and helped create Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Star Trek: Voyager, also was a former Emmy award-winning journalist; here he offers important advice for writers and producers, as well as personal insight about the Star Trek series. 04/09DE IJSCA 180 min.
Note: An edited version, Star Trek: The Creative Urge Series, 3 Parts - Level 1(3-Disc Set), is available.
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