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Special effects : an oral history : interviews with 38 masters spanning 100 years

Author: Pascal Pinteau
Publisher: New York : Harry N. Abrams, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Spanning a century of film technology from the early innovations of George M li s to the most recent Matrix films, a tribute to the use of illusion in movies features interviews with thirty-seven international special effects masters and more than 1,000 illustrations, in a volume complemented by a list of recommended DVD films.
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pinteau, Pascal.
Special effects.
New York : Harry N. Abrams, 2004
(OCoLC)988942680
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Pascal Pinteau
ISBN: 0810955911 9780810955912
OCLC Number: 54929696
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 566 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Contents: The dawn of special effects --
Film and manipulated reality --
Animation: from paintbrush to pixel --
The art of metamorphosis --
Grand illusions on the small screen --
Theme parks and attractions --
DVDs--required viewing --
Taking the trip--getting there.
Other Titles: Effets spéciaux.
Responsibility: Pascal Pinteau ; translated from the French by Laurel Hirsch.
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Spanning a century of film technology from the early innovations of George M li s to the most recent Matrix films, a tribute to the use of illusion in movies features interviews with thirty-seven international special effects masters and more than 1,000 illustrations, in a volume complemented by a list of recommended DVD films.

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