(written from a Production point of view)
Strange Engine is a special effects company which provided computer generated effects to the Star Trek: Enterprise first season episodes "Fortunate Son" and "Desert Crossing". Strange Engine was founded in 2000 by special and visual effects artists Jeremy Hunt and Bruce Branit, who was a Effects Supervisor at Digital Muse. Hunt left the company in 2004.  Harry Porudominsky worked as animator for Strange Engine on the episode "Desert Crossing" as well as on the Chad Kroeger and Josey Scott music video "Hero" for the Spider-Man soundtrack.