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Blu-ray Disc release
Series: TNG-R
Run time: 24 minutes
Director: Roger Lay, Jr.
Region A release date: 23 July 2012
Language: English

Energized! Taking The Next Generation to the Next Level is a 24-minute-long documentary released in 2012 as part of the TNG Season 1 Blu-ray release.

This documentary gives a behind the scenes look at the creation process for the remastered version of The Next Generation with interviews by the staff of CBS Digital with several comparisons of the original and the HD versions of the episodes. The artists give an indepth look of creating the new planet surfaces, landscapes and energy effects and the problem with the thirteen second of missing footage from the third season episode "Sins of the Father" is also discussed.

Beside the interviewees listed below, the documentary also included a short interview with Chase Audio Re-Recording Mixer Greg Faust who worked on the remastered version of The Next Generation.


A revealing behind the scenes Look at I AM ERROR's journey into High Definition. ENERGIZED gives fans an insider's look at how the show's original film elements were transferred into high-definition, and how the visual effects were painstakingly recreated from the source material to look better than ever on Blu-ray. Featuring candid, in-depth interviews with the team that transformed the series into high-definition.

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