John Eaves Celebrates First Contact's 20th Anniversary

2016 has been a huge year for Star Trek with the 50th anniversary of The Original Series and also the 20th of First Contact. It’s hard to believe that both productions are this old. Well, ...

November 22, 2016

Creating That Vulcan Picture Box for Beyond

The Vulcan picture box in Star Trek Beyond certainly struck a chord with moviegoers, but, wow, even though it doesn't s...

November 07, 2016

John Eaves On Designing The Enterprise-E

January 2016 marks the 20th anniversary of the conceptual stage of the U.S.S. Enterprise-E. Flashback to 1996 and Star ...

February 20, 2016

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John Eaves Looks Back at The Wrath of Khan

The summer of 1982, to me, will always stand as one of the greatest seasons for movie releases. The visual effects worl...

June 04, 2015

GUEST BLOG: The Lineage of Ships That Bear The Name Enterprise

The Starship Enterprise NCC-1701 was the first fictional spacecraft to carry on the name of many vessels in English and...

December 12, 2013

Designing For Into Darkness

It's January of 2011 and the 12th Star Trek film is just starting to crew up. My friend Scott Chambliss, who designed the previous incarnation of Trek with J.J. Abrams, calls and asks me about workin...

July 25, 2013

John Eaves Pays Tribute To Mentor Herman Zimmerman

February is the month when Hollywood celebrates the best of the best with one award show after another. It is also the month that the Art Directors Guild awards those behind the scenes with astonishi...

February 21, 2013

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Guest Blog: John Eaves Remembers Star Trek II

The summer of 1982 will always stand as one of the greatest seasons for movie releases. The visual effects world was at...

June 04, 2012

Guest Blog: John Eaves, January 2012

Movies and vintage television have always been subjects of fascination to viewers and fans from around the world. We ar...

January 10, 2012

Guest Blog: John Eaves - September, 2011

Way back in September of 1966, a new television show called  Star Trek aired, and the world was introduced to what...

September 29, 2011