Encyclopedia of Movie Special Effects

Encyclopedia of Movie Special Effects

Book - 2001
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From the earliest stop-motion photography in 1899's Cinderella to computer-generated wizardry in the latest Star Wars movie, special effects have thrilled movie audiences for more than a century. "The Encyclopedia of Movie Special Effects" is a 5-star fan favorite that explains the magic behind these cinematic devices. This A-to-Z encyclopedia unveils the latest techniques and gadgetry inside a comprehensive reference work about the history of special effects. Entries on computer techniques, movie secrets, and the geniuses who have brought the magic to the big screen make this single volume a Hollywood hit. This encyclopedia lists movies that either contributed significantly to the development of special effects or were Academy Award winners, and spotlights over 120 well-known experts whose techniques, developments, and special effects houses have contributed significantly to the movie industry:
Publisher: New York : Checkmark Books 2001
ISBN: 9780816044924
0816044929
Branch Call Number: ANF 778.5345
Characteristics: xi, 291 p. : ill. ; 26 cm

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