Star Trek: The Artistry of Dan Curry (Hardcover)

Star Trek: The Artistry of Dan Curry By Dan Curry, Ben Robinson Cover Image


Hardback volume showcasing the diverse work of one of Star Trek's most talented alumni, Dan Curry, whose contributions to the TV shows and movies include visual effects, practical effects, title design and weaponry.

With more than 50 years of history to its name, Star Trek is one of the world's most treasured popular culture institutions, and seven-time Emmy award winner Dan Curry is one of its most enduring talents. His amazing contributions have ranged from directing, title design and concept art to practical on-set effects and weapon design. From The Next Generation to Enterprise, Dan's incredibly diverse Star Trek work has resulted in some of the series' most memorable moments.

Star Trek: The Artistry of Dan Curry reveals the many and varied techniques used to produce some of the most spectacular visual effects used in the various series, while Dan also goes in-depth to divulge the secrets of some of his own personal favorite creations. This is a book for all Star Trek fans to treasure!

About the Author

Filmmaker and fine artist Dan Curry, V.E.S. served as visual-effects supervisor/producer, title designer, director, conceptual designer, and martial arts choreographer for Star Trek: The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, Voyager, and Enterprise. A 7-time Emmy winner and veteran of over 100 feature films and TV productions, he is a former Peace Corps volunteer, university instructor, and theatre production designer. As well as being a former VFX governor of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, he is also a member of the Directors Guild of America, American Society of Cinematographers, Producers Guild of America, Art Directors Guild, and is a past board member of the Visual Effects Society, where he was honored as a V.E.S. Fellow.

Praise For…

“A testament to [Curry’s] skill as both an artist and a collaborator” - Trek Movie 

“A must for Star Trek fans who like to look behind the curtain at the magic of bringing the shows to life” -

 ‘Encyclopedic in its scope and a must-have for fans of Star Trek and special effects in any visual medium” - Cinema Sentries

“If you only buy one Star Trek item this year, make it Star Trek: The Artistry of Dan Curry” - TrekNews

‘A beautiful new book that celebrates not only the legacy of a visual effects master but also the many collaborators whose combined work made true television magic’ - Trek Movie

‘A must-read for new insight into Star Trek and a delight for anyone even marginally interested in how special effects are made’ - AIPT

‘A book for all Star Trek fans to treasure’ -

‘[A] rich retrospective of his time on Star Trek’ -

‘The biggest, best and most comprehensive in terms of showcasing not only how Trek established itself as a groundbreaking television production in the 1980s and 90s, but how critical Dan Curry was to that success’ - Trek Core

‘The amount of information you’ll glean from these pages will astound you, but then, so will the sheer genius of the man who brought us the amazing effects that have kept (and continue to keep) us in awe’ - Redshirts Always Die

 ‘An in-depth look at the many contributions to Star Trek made by Visual Special Effects Supervisor and Producer Dan Curry... With over two dozen chapters, there is something for everyone’ - Trek Today

Product Details
ISBN: 9781785659348
ISBN-10: 1785659340
Publisher: Titan Books
Publication Date: December 1st, 2020
Pages: 204
Language: English