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

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has been formed to bring a range of color communication systems, design software and print solutions for special effects to the printing industry.
A special effects expert is someone who uses special sound or visual tricks to enhance a scene in a movie or play.
Special effect formulations with FDA-compliant components.
Firemist Turquoise special effect pigment's features include negligible flow lines, enabling design freedom from typical flow-line constraints in plastics; brilliant star-like glitter to promote shelf appeal with eye-catching effects in blue/teal/green colors; multi-color effects to differentiate products; and increased light penetration to produce a whole new look with enhanced depth, transparency, chroma and color purity in coatings.
Just as the special effects of "Star Wars" first captivated viewers' imaginations two decades ago, special effects will catapult decorating into a new millennium of color, predict members of the Color Marketing Group (CMG), Alexandria, Va.
This research service provides a detailed assessment study on the European markets for special effect paint and coating additives and pigments.
With a client list that includes the top Hollywood studios in the world, over 50% of special effect and animation movies utilize Angstrom technology.
What counts as a digital special effect and what is real already are impossible to differentiate in many films, such as ``The Truman Show,'' which was part of the annual Academy Awards nominations ``bake-off'' contest between special effects movies, said Tom Atkin, executive director of the Visual Effects Society.
Transforming ordinary people into blood-thirsty zombies or breathing life into inanimate mythical creatures may look fantastic on the local big screen, but behind every prosthetic mask and face paint are Filipino special effects artists struggling to ensure their works don't look 'cheap' despite lack of funding and support.
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His first book, Elemental Magic: The Art of Special Effects Animation explained how animators depict elements and energy to create special effects.
1) Previously dismissed as spectacle associated with geek/fan culture, and the perceived juvenilisation of cinema through spectaculars from Star Wars (1977) to Transformers (2007), special effects have increasingly been accorded a significant area of study, both in terms of technological development and the relationship between effects and narrative.
We've blown up houses and cars all over Santa Clarita over the last five years,'' said Byers, 40, owner of Mark Byers Special Effects in Castaic.
Harryhausen developed stop-motion animation techniques that were to influence subsequent generations of film makers and special effects professionals down to this very day.
Artificial Intelligence, Final Fantasy, Shrek, Laura Croft: Tomb Raider and The Mummy Returns dominating the box office this summer, it's safe to say that digital filmmaking has arrived in full force and special effects are no longer so special.
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