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Secrets of Hollywood Special Effects / Edition 1
     

Secrets of Hollywood Special Effects / Edition 1

by Robert McCarthy
 

ISBN-10: 0240801083

ISBN-13: 9780240801087

Pub. Date: 06/28/1992

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Whether you are a working professional, a performance student or just interested in the techniques behind the effects, Secrets of Hollywood Special Effects provides the insights you've been looking for. This text is the comprehensive guide to special effects.


Many different kinds of effects are covered, including chemicals, pyrotechnics, weapons,

Overview

Whether you are a working professional, a performance student or just interested in the techniques behind the effects, Secrets of Hollywood Special Effects provides the insights you've been looking for. This text is the comprehensive guide to special effects.


Many different kinds of effects are covered, including chemicals, pyrotechnics, weapons, levitation and weather. Written by a recognized expert in the field, this book contains over 200 illustrations and diagrams providing in depth coverage of every detail. Case studies and a "behind the scenes" look at the 'The Fisher King' are included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780240801087
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/28/1992
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
4.57(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

Rain and water; Snow; Steam; Smoke; Fire; Chemical effects; Wire flying and levitation; Weapons; Non-pyrotechnic projectiles; Pyrotechnics; Fireworks; Special effects and stunts; The Gleason Years; The Fisher King; Appendix; Glossary.

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