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special effect

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A visual effect added to a movie or a taped television show during processing: The special effects in the science fiction movie seemed very realistic.
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Noun1.special effect - an effect used to produce scenes that cannot be achieved by normal techniques (especially on film)special effect - an effect used to produce scenes that cannot be achieved by normal techniques (especially on film)
effect - an impression (especially one that is artificial or contrived); "he just did it for effect"
stage effect - a special effect created on the stage
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All funds raised will be used to upgrade all elements of post production, including sound, color, and special visual effects.
Four other feature films have received one nomination each: "Molly's Game" for Adapted Screenplay, "War for the Planet of the Apes" for Special Visual Effects and "Victoria & Abdul" and "Wonder" both for Make-up and Hair.
Apart from its collection of fart noises, fARtjacker also offers special visual effects like mushroom clouds, puffs of air and even rainbows.
Earlier in the year The Jungle Book team won the BAFTA for Special Visual Effects, Critics Choice Award for Outstanding Visual Effects, HPA Award for Visual Effects, Annie Award for Character Animation in a Live Action Production and 3 VES Awards for Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects Driven Film, Outstanding Compositing in a Feature Motion Picture and Outstanding FX and Simulation in a Feature Motion Picture.
RealSFX won the award for outstanding special visual effects in a supporting role for their physical visual effects work on the Sherlock one-off episode The Abominable Bride.
WINNING SMILES Game of Thrones special visual effects team
The acclaimed series only received nods for sound editing and special visual effects.
Winners in the EE Bafta Film Awards: Outstanding British Film - Theory Of Everything Original Music - The Grand Budapest Hotel Documentary - CitizenFour | Make-up and hair - The Grand Budapest Hotel Production design - The Grand Budapest Hotel British Short Film - Boogaloo And Graham British Short Animation - The Bigger Picture Editing - Whiplash Sound - Whiplash Animated Film - The Lego Movie Special Visual Effects - Interstellar Supporting Actor - JK Simmons for Whiplash Outstanding Contribution to British Cinema - BBC Films Supporting Actress - Patricia Arquette for Boyhood Cinematography - Birdman Outstanding Debut By A British Writer, Director Or Producer - Stephen Beresford and David Livingstone for Pride
Hawking himself later took to the stage to present the award for Special Visual Effects.
And, sure enough, the film - based on the fantastical tale by Yann Martel - stalked off with the Bafta for special visual effects, plus another for cinematography, at the awards ceremony which was attended by Mr Hollywood himself George Clooney and man of the hour Ben Affleck.
Best Documentary went to Searching for Sugarman and Life Of Pi won the Special Visual Effects award.

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