Tuesday, 17 July, 2018

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The Art and Science of Movie Special Effects


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There is a wide range of effects that is used in the industry. You have front / back projection, compositing, cel animation, computer animation, rotoscoping, stop-motion & go-motion animation, puppetry, pyrotechnics, miniature / model making, matte paintings, makeup effects, stunt effects, sound effects and a host of other effects techniques. The list keeps growing as time goes by. Sometimes older techniques give way to newer and more sophisticated ones. And as stated earlier, Special Effects range from highly sophisticated techniques like visual effects or photo special effects to the mundane effects like special effects make up or even special effects hair dye.

Description: Art & Science of Movie Special Effects
See how Special Effects Blockbusters are made in Hollywood. Learn the secrets behind the amazing special effects you see in today's movies. All explained in simple, plain English. Special Effects is both an art and a science. The science part involves the complete understanding of how the audio-visual sensory parts of our body and brain perceive the world around us, while the art part involves the strategic use of this information to fool the sensory system.

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