Special Effects in Television
This text covers the world of special effects. Each technique is described, giving details of equipment used, working principles and the type of effect obtained. There is guidance on conduct and the correct procedure for those engaged in dangerous squences. This edition has been revised and includes new sections on computer aided design, special effects in commercials, the use of paint, artificial snow techniques, and how to create dirt and decay in the studio.
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