The model itself looks too big to move, and the camera couldn't move except to slide down the tracks on the floor. So they were pretty much limited to pushing a static camera past a static model. Even that was expensive, hence the extensive use of stock shots.
Mikey wrote:#1 - there was a decade between TOS and TMP. #2 - TMP had a movie budget; TOS had no budget.
Atekimogus wrote:in this decade the technology didn't change that much
were the tapes so expensive back then
Captain Seafort wrote:I'm no expert on sfx, historical or otherwise, but here goes.Atekimogus wrote:in this decade the technology didn't change that much
It certainly did. Not the mechanical side of things, but the computerisation.
Captain Seafort wrote:Very. So expensive that the BBC routinely wiped old tapes and reused them to save money. The policy didn't change until around 1970 - that's why so many of the early Doctor Who serials are missing.
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