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    This man is a legend when it comes to special effects. The things he did for that film will be looked at as a masterpiece forever. Most people don't realize that movie came out in 1939. That's almost 80 years ago. To be able to produce those kinds of special effects that long ago really takes a master at his craft. He has a very successful career in special effects and rightfully so. Special effects have really grown since those kind of movies. Now everything can be done digitally. We live in the digital world where the possibilities are endless. These creators are able to come up with the most realistic things ever imaginable. Using computers, special effects designers can produce effects that really rival real life and put the audience to the test. Two movies that I grew up on were Flubber and the first two Jurassic Park movies. I am not joking. I would go to my grandmother's house almost every day and those were like the only movies she had on VHS. Those kinds of movies are prime examples of just how far the special effects have come. The entirety of both movies are purely done digitally. There is no little gelatin figure that bounces and dances around. It's all done digitally. There are no 75 foot dinosaurs to put on set. It needs to be done digitally. Digital special effects not only make movies much more realistic but it allows the possibilities to be endless. Someone could make a movie about…

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    La Mafia Trailer Analysis

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    audience, as it utilises the violence/action genre. To attract this specified target audience we have used various effects, techniques and made choices affecting things ranging from visual effects to the smallest details. Some examples of these techniques are our choice of camera shot types, length, angles in addition to the special effects used. Many other techniques used to attract our audience are the colour choice, voice over, title cards, pace and music choice. One of the main aims of our…

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    Eadweard Muybridge

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    He discusses visual perception and how it is the key to filmmaking and special effects. A visual scene has many attributes contribute the how we view the simple picture. There is form, or shape, then color, dimension, or depth of how far things are in relation to each other, and lastly there is whether or not things are moving or stationary. There are thirty different parts of the brain that help us process these visual stimuli, making one-third of the brain is involved with vision. In creating…

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    King Kong Film Comparison

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    improve the visual and narrative dynamism. Filmmaker began to set out to improve the editing of films, camera movement, special effects and other photographic qualities of the images being presented. When comparing the film technology of the 30’s to the 2000’s you would notice a dramatic yet brilliant change in the way technology has evolved. As the stories were running in cycles, modern technology was evolving each decade. Computer-generated imagery (CGI) had been newly improved and Dolby…

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    Essay On Deep Impact

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    Let’s go ahead and get the bad special effects out. The graphics were not as good as they could have been. The movie was also really unrealistic and really downgrades the drama on how bad a comet could be (Plaitt 52). Some say the best part of the movie is the science/special effects (Heller). The science behind the scenes seemed impeccably well researched (Heller). The special effects helps and supports the script to make it believable. Some of the special effects are good others “portray” the…

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    off movies such as Christmas everyone watching Elf, but let’s be real that movie is great year around. What makes a film so intriguing, that we can’t take our eyes off the screen? A good plot, good actors, but also the special effects, can really define a movie’s greatness. “The art of visual effects is the art of what you get away with, which means you really have to study a lot about how we perceive the world in order to find out how we can trick our perceptions to make something look real…

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    Special Effects History

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    “Think of special effects as magic tricks, as illusion,” (Tom Savini). This quote shows how fascinating special effects truly are. In looking at the history of special effects in movies, it is important to understand what special effects are, how they have changed over time, and what people have been involved in order to truly appreciate this art. Special effects are illusions created for movies and television by props, camerawork, or computer graphics. Celluloid animation, scale modeling,…

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    Special Effects Makeup

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    Special effects makeup has countless techniques. These different techniques present and portray different qualities. Knowing which technique to use in different situations can make all the difference in constructing movies, films, or just creating a costume or prop piece in the interest of entertainment. Wax is an easy and decently effective method of special effects makeup. You can create a homemade wax, or buy professionally made wax. Homemade wax can be achieved by combining petroleum…

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    Special Effect History

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    Special Effects have been evolving for years it all started in 1895 when Alfred Clarke created what is considered the first-ever special effect. While filming a reenactment of the beheading of Mary, Queen of Scots, Clarke instructed an actor to step up to the block in Mary's costume. As the executioner brought the axe above his head, Clarke stopped the camera, had all the actors freeze, and had the person playing Mary step off the set. He placed a Mary dummy in the actor's place, restarted…

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    Photo With Special Effects

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    A Photo with Special Effects Life contains an abundance of influences, some positive while some not. It is often unpredictable and surprising. In life, people experience breathtaking moments if they are fast enough to capture them. At the same time, they often try to hide themselves behind curtains of perfection. By changing aspects in life, you can actually get a better shot at it. Ipso facto, life is taking a photo with special effects. When taking a photo, you don’t always get a flawless shot…

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