CBS All Access’s Star Trek: Picard…has been the most-watched original series to date for the streaming service. The first three episodes of the series were helmed by director Hanelle Culpepper.
“We finished shooting day four of Kung Fu in Vancouver when everything shut down. That weekend, we were planning to do a big rehearsal for a cool action sequence that we were set to shoot on Monday. Now, I’m back in L.A. serving as a surrogate teacher to my two children and editing what we shot in […]
Direction from Hanelle Culpepper was also a highlight, with the use of light and colour being especially refreshing.
The first three episodes show Culpepper’s deft camerawork, with sun-drenched, lingering shots of retired Starfleet Adm. Picard’s vineyard and seamless computer-generated imagery.
“We’re in a time when inclusion is very important for the industry, which is a great thing that’s happening, but also it’s just been the tradition of Star Trek,” Culpepper says. “You can’t have a Star Trek series that’s not diverse. It would just feel incorrect.”