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an effect used to produce scenes that cannot be achieved by normal techniques (especially on film)

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Tony was a visual effects animator for Walt Disney Feature Animation for 14 years, working on box office hits, including Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King and Mulan.
Joseph Gilland, animation director, special effects animator, journalist, author and musician who has worked at Walt Disney Feature Animation, Don Bluth Animation and the National Film Board of Canada, will be giving a masterclass.
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The exemption list also includes geoscientists, hospital radiology consultants, radiographers, paramedics, science teachers, children's social workers and visual effects animators.
John is one of around 40 effects animators working at Walt Disney Animation Studios, in California.
He joined Pixar in 2001 to lead a team of effects animators to create a variety of shot sequences on the Academy Award-winning film Finding Nemo.
Thus, effects animators get all the motion control they want at the cost of loss of control over computation time (the disadvantage of finite differences).
Also, Kevin Kipper and Jeffery Scheetz have been promoted to supervising visual effects animators.