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DVD release
Series: Star Trek: Short Treks
Season: One, Two
No. of episodes: 9
No. of discs: 1
Region 1 release date: 2 June 2020 (North America)
Language: English
Reference: ASIN B085R72NH5

Star Trek: Short Treks is a DVD release featuring the complete first and second seasons of Star Trek: Short Treks, except for "Children of Mars". The set will be released in North America on 2 June 2020.

Disc contents Edit

"The Brightest Star"
"The Escape Artist"
"The Trouble with Edward"
"Ask Not"
"Ephraim and Dot"
"The Girl Who Made the Stars"
Special Features
  • Coming of Age – Tied to the "Runaway" short, the first installment of the new Short Trek format was written by executive producers Jenny Lumet and Alex Kurtzman about Tilly finding a stowaway with whom she can relate. In this behind-the-scenes interview, Kurtzman, Director Maja Vrvilo, and star Mary Wiseman talk about the use of the short to give the audience further insight into Tilly's character.
  • Shall We Dance – Writer Michael Chabon and Director Olatunde Osunsanmi discuss the challenges of creating a compelling story with only one on-screen character in the familiar setting of the USS Discovery for the "Calypso" short.
  • First Contact: Kaminar – A deep dive into "The Brightest Star" short and creating Saru's backstory with the Star Trek actors and writers.
  • Covered in Mudd – Tied to "The Escape Artist" short, an interview with star Rainn Wilson about directing the Harry Mudd short and his experience on both sides of the camera.
  • Ensign Spock's First Day – Writer Michael Chabon talks about writing for Ensign Spock and finding hidden talents in relation to the "Q&A" short.
  • Here Comes Tribble – Fans will dive into "The Trouble with Edward" short as prop master Mario Moreira discusses bringing back the beloved tribble for the shorts.
  • Score! – A behind-the-curtain discussion with Oscar® and Grammy® Award-winning composer Michael Giacchino about taking the reins on "Ephraim and Dot," and directing and composing for Star Trek: Short Treks.
  • Bedtime Stories – Writer Brandon Schultz, director Olatunde Osunsanmi, and actor Kenric Green ("Mike Burnham") discuss the development of "The Girl Who Made the Stars," the animated Short Trek about a bedtime story.
  • The Making of "Short Treks" – An in-depth discussion with executive producer Alex Kurtzman and more about how and why the new concept Short Treks were made.
  • Two Audio Commentaries – Featuring Executive Producers Alex Kurtzman, Jenny Lumet providing commentary for the "Runaway" short, and star Anson Mount providing commentary for the "Ask Not" short.

Previous release:
DIS Season 2 DVD
Star Trek: Short Treks
Next release:
Not yet announced
Previous series release:
First DVD in series


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