‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Is TV’s First VFX-Heavy Show to Do Entire Post-Production from Home

It’s one thing to present a hopeful vision of the future, it’s another to break new ground in the present.With its third season, “Star Trek: Discovery” has achieved both — to eye-popping effect in some cases, to invisible seamlessness in others.

In fact, it’s hard to think of any other season of “Star Trek” in the franchise’s 54-year history that offers up more changes, in front of the camera and behind the scenes.

In one particular respect, “Discovery” is leaving a warp trail that the rest of the TV industry can follow: Season 3 had all aspects of its post-production completed with a crew of artists working entirely from their homes.But the changes toward a more cutting-edge mission for the series’ production began well before lockdown.

The story development phase for Season 3, which just debuted its first episode Thursday on CBS All Access, involved a radical

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