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special effects

pl n
(Film) films techniques used in the production of scenes that cannot be achieved by normal techniques

spe′cial effects′


n.pl.
unusual visual and sound effects created for motion pictures or television, as simulations of space travel, earthquakes, or supernatural phenomena.
[1940–45]
Translations

special effects

npl (Cine) → effetti mpl speciali
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When Star Trek's Captain Kirk (Montreal-- born William Shatner) was developing his four TekWar made-for-television movies in 1994, instead of contracting out the enormous amount of special effects work need on the series, he formed his own company and hired Kyle Menzies and Bob Munroe to oversee the work.
This month, for example, Special Effects looks at some of the masterwork of designer Judson Beaumont, fabricated by Straight Line Designs of Vancouver, BC.
Frazier experimented with dozens of chemicals to create special effects.
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