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Author Venkatasawmy, Rama, 1972-
Title The digitization of cinematic visual effects : Hollywood's coming of age / Rama Venkatasawmy
Imprint Lanham : Lexington Books, ©2013
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 Chinese Lit.&Phi. Lib.  987.952 V461    AVAILABLE    30580003178675
Descript ix, 333 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-326) and index
An overview of VFX-intensive filmmaking in 20th century Hollywood cinema -- Defining the object of enquiry -- "Effects" in Hollywood cinema -- Science, technology and Hollywood cinema -- The Hollywood cinema industry's coming of digital age -- Afterword -- Appendices: (A) A time-line of landmark (VFX-intensive) films, techno-scientific innovations, financial and industrial events that have contributed to the evolution of digital VFX in the Hollywood cinema industry up to the 1990s -- (B) Top 100 all-time domestic grosses (2012) -- (C) A basic glossary of analog and digital terminologies and key professions in the Hollywood cinema VFX industry
Subject Motion pictures -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Cinematography -- Special effects
Digital cinematography
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