The film - video interface

Mitchell, Mitch
September 1988
Image Technology;Sep1988, Vol. 70 Issue 9, p323
Trade Publication
The article discusses the importance of special effects on film industry. Special effects are used in the film and entertainment industry to create effects and enhance normal visual effects that cannot be achieved by normal means. Many different visual special effects techniques exist, ranging from traditional theater effects, through classic film techniques, to modern computer graphics techniques.


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