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Special effects are illusions or visual tricks used in the film, television, theatre, video game, and simulator industries to simulate the imagined events in a story or ... More »

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A Brief History of Movie Special Effects. From early animation to the most sophisticated of computer-generated images, TIME takes a look at Hollywood's long ...

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Dickson, assistant to. Edison, developed. Kinetograph. • One of these films included the world's first known special effect shot, The. Execution of Mary, Queen of.

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NOVA Online: Special Effects (see bottom of page for navigation). Special Effects sidebar (see bottom of page for navigation) ...

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Greatest Visual-Special Effects (F/X) Milestones in Film History: From even its earliest days, films have used visual magic ("smoke and mirrors") to produce ...

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Oct 8, 2011 ... A documentary revealing the growth of the special effects in motion pictures. From the very first use of photographic tricks and optical illusions, ...

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"Special effects become a moviemaker's staple as films move from documentaries to dramatic stories, and the basic arsenal of trick techniques is established.".

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In this unique fxphd course Matt Leonard takes you on a journey through the history of visual effects. Starting in 1867 and moving forward to today we look at ...

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In 1895, Alfred Clarke created what is commonly accepted as the first-ever special effect. While filming a reenactment of ...

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Apr 29, 2010 ... Special effects are an end result of combination of technology and art, and they' ve been in existence for quite sometime. The history of special ...