(written from a Production point of view)
Sean M. Casey was an employee at Industrial Light & Magic who was assigned as a model maker on several Star Trek films as well as the Star Trek: The Next Generation pilot episode "Encounter at Farpoint" in 1987. He worked under Steve Gawley during the construction of the USS Reliant studio model and later acted as the humpback whale mold supervisor.
Casey also worked for Industrial Light & Magic on the science fiction film Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979), the horror film Poltergeist (1982), the science fiction sequel Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi (1983), the adventure Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984), the science fiction comedy Cocoon (1985), the fantasy comedy Howard the Duck (1986), the science fiction comedy Innerspace (1987), the fantasy adventure Willow (1988), the science fiction sequel Back to the Future Part II (1989, starring Christopher Lloyd), the action adventure Congo (1995), the fantasy adventure Jumanji (1995, with Kirsten Dunst), the science fiction prequel Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999), the science fiction film Minority Report (2002), the mystery thriller Dreamcatcher (2003), and the fantasy adventure Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004).
Star Trek credits
- Star Trek films
- TNG: "Encounter at Farpoint" – Model Maker (uncredited)