The Secret Science Behind Movie Stunts & Special Effects

The Secret Science Behind Movie Stunts & Special Effects

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by Steve Wolf
     
 

Steve Wolf has been shot, set on fire, tossed from buildings;he’s even fallen from mountains. During 20 years of stunt and special effects coordinating, Wolf has worked on movies thatinclude Tom Cruise's The Firm, Tom Hanks' Cast Away, and Paramount’s Hustle and Flow. He's engineered effects forAmerica's Most Wanted, Law and

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Steve Wolf has been shot, set on fire, tossed from buildings;he’s even fallen from mountains. During 20 years of stunt and special effects coordinating, Wolf has worked on movies thatinclude Tom Cruise's The Firm, Tom Hanks' Cast Away, and Paramount’s Hustle and Flow. He's engineered effects forAmerica's Most Wanted, Law and Order, David Letterman, and Whitney Houston, and holds world records for zip lines and explosions. Much of his work looks dangerous, but in his fun and educational book  Wolf reveals how everything’s done safely using simple school science. You'll understand the physical science that goes into movie work, and appreciate how learning science can open doors to exciting careers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781602390409
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
06/01/2007
Pages:
196
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.25(h) x 6.20(d)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

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The Secret Science Behind Movie Stunts & Special Effects 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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This book is a candid and clear explanation of the science that goes into setting up movie stunts and special effects. The illustration and photography are clean and clear. Every kid would love this book, and it will invoke an appreciation and understanding of science in movie making.