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Special Effects Assignment

CGI (Computer Generated Images) is used almost all the time in movies. Answer the following questions regarding special effects.

What are?

1/          Animation Composting,
2/          Chroma Blue,
3/          Transparent background detail,
4/          Blood pack,
5/          Humanized effects,
6/          Motion Capture

Famous Special Effects in movies

1/         Why was Star Wars considered to have ground breaking special effects
2/         What was Stanley Kubriks ‘2001’ and why is the movie considered important.
3/         What special effects were used in Titanic?
5/         The Matrix featured a special effect called Bullet Time. What is bullet time and why was it ground breaking?
6/         What special effects were used in the movie Inception?
7/         How was the character of Gollum created in Lord of the Rings? Describe the process.
8/         What sort of skills would you suggest people have in order to work in movies creating special effects and animation
9/         The recent Planet of the Apes had excellent special effects. How did they film the actors playing apes?
10/       Do special effects make a movie better or distract from the plot?
11/       Name some movies that you think had good special effects.

Watch the following documentary on Robocop and then list some of the techniques used for special effects.

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