Creating Special Effects for TV and Video

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Focal Press, 1996 - Music - 186 pages
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Creating Special Effects for TV and Video is a concise and practical introduction to the techniques used in television production. Now completely updated, this third edition covers a wide range of special effects in a simple and practical form, with clear illustrations and photographs that support the text.

Creating Special Effects for TV and Video is a concise and practical introduction to the techniques used in television production. Now completely updated, this third edition covers a wide range of special effects in a simple and practical form, with clear illustrations and photographs that support the text.

Bernard Wilkie now a freelance consultant, director and writer, spent 25 years creating special effects for BBC TV where he became manager of one of the largest and most specialised visual FX units in the world.

Each of the following techniques are detailed, giving full descriptions of equipment, procedure and the type of effect obtained. Attention is also given to aspects of safety and the correct procedure for those engaged in dangerous sequences.

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Contents

POLYSTYRENE FABRICATION
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FILM CAMERAS 14 Release agents
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THE COMPUTER 20 Registration
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