(written from a Production point of view)
Jimmy Berndt is a visual effects artist who is involved in the production of the remastered Original Series, which started in 2006. As part of the CBS Digital team, he appeared as a Starfleet extra on the mall in the new matte painting for the episode "The Menagerie, Part I".
Berndt has also worked on the catastrophe film Category 7: The End of the World (2005, alongside Niel Wray and Nicki Kreitzman) and the television series Pushing Daisies (2007), for which he was nominated in the category Outstanding Visual Effects in a Broadcast Program for an Visual Effects Society Award in 2008. He shared this nomination with Toni Pace Carstensen, Craig Weiss, and Brian Vogt.