From King Kong to Jurassic Park

Shostak, Seth
September 1994
Odyssey;Sep94, Vol. 3 Issue 7, p22
Explains the making of special effects (or EFX) for science-fiction movies. George Melies, who pioneered photographic EFX in 1896; Mechanical effects using miniatures or puppets; Stop-motion technique; The use of computer animation in the film `Jurassic Park'; Industrial Light and Magic (ILM), a special-effects studio in California.


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