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From the personal archives of Gene Roddenberry - your weekly deep dive into Star Trek history. Hosted by "Dr. Trek" Larry Nemecek, Executive Producer Rod Roddenberry. See the documents at For more great podcasts, visit

Jun 20, 2023

With time ticking before the premiere of Star Trek: The Next Generation, the production requested bids from some of the top special effects companies to bring the Enterprise-D to life. This week, Daren Dochterman joins The Trek Files to talk about breakneck production pace, state of the art effects, and the business side of fantasy.

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