Re: Star trek special effects: As if you'd be interested.
When I was making models for a living and hanging out with pro modellers I learned an interesting thing. The reason why the Enterprise was destroyed was because the producers were sick of paying the modeller who designed and built it royalties. So when they organised to have it done as cgi the contract was at a cheaper rate.
So I was told.
" Those who know, do not speak.
Those who speak, do not know."