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Year: 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: Creature Makeup: Masks and Mirrors

1994
Prosthetic molds, masks, and makeup with an emphasis on the 1994 fantasy/comedy, Cabin Boy.

Rick Baker ... Himself

Tony Gardner ... Himself

Mike Smithson ... Himself

Season 1, Episode 2: Optical Effects: Optical Illusions

1994
How optical shots are composited with an emphasis on the 1983 George Lucas film, Return of the Jedi.

Ken Ralston ... Himself

Season 1, Episode 3: Creature Articulation: The Art of Imitation

1994
Creature models and miniatures with an emphasis on the 1993 Roger Corman film, Carnosaur.

Roger Corman ... Himself
Rick Lazzarini ... Himself

Season 1, Episode 4: Miniature Pyrotechnics: Baby Blasts

1994
Pyrotechnics with an emphasis on the 1993 Sylvester Stallone film, Cliffhanger.

Bob Burns ... Himself

James Cameron ... Himself

Renny Harlin ... Himself
Thaine Morris ... Himself

Sylvester Stallone ... Himself
Joe Viskocil ... Himself

Season 1, Episode 5: Forced Perspective: Eye of the Beholder

1994
Forced perspective trickery with an emphasis on the 1993 Christopher Guest remake of Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman.

Harrison Ellenshaw ... Himself
Peter Ellenshaw ... Himself
Gene Warren Jr. ... Himself

Season 1, Episode 6: Ride Films: Riding the Movies

1994
Theme park attractions that are film driven, with an emphasis on motion simulator attraction, Star Quest Adventure.
Don Trumbull ... Himself
Hoyt Yeatman ... Himself

Season 1, Episode 7: Action Miniatures: Fast and Furious

1994
Special effects shots using miniatures with an emphasis on the 1993 Fantasy/Romance, Heart and Souls.

James Cameron ... Himself
Julia Gibson ... Herself
Dennis Skotak ... Himself
Robert Skotak ... Himself

Season 1, Episode 8: Matte Paintings: The Panoramic Art

1994
How matte paintings are incorporated into special effects shots with an emphasis on the 1993 sequel, Addams Family Values.
Syd Dutton ... Himself
Mark Sawicki ... Himself
Albert Whitlock ... Himself

Season 1, Episode 9: Computer Animation: Electric Dreams

1994
Computer graphic imagery in film, with an emphasis on a talking cat from the 1993 Walt Disney Pictures film, Hocus Pocus.
Robert Abel ... Himself

Season 1, Episode 10: Cinematic Flight: Up, Up and Away

1994
The history of flight in film, with an emphasis on the 1993 Walt Disney Pictures film, Hocus Pocus.

Thora Birch ... Herself / Dani (also archive footage)
Terry D. Frazee ... Himself

Omri Katz ... Himself / Max (also archive footage)
Rick Lazzarini ... Himself
Danny Lee ... Himself

Bette Midler ... Herself / Winifred (also archive footage)

Kathy Najimy ... Herself / Mary (also archive footage)
Hiro Narita ... Himself

Kenny Ortega ... Himself

Sarah Jessica Parker ... Herself / Sarah (also archive footage)

Vinessa Shaw ... Herself / Allison (also archive footage)

Season 1, Episode 11: Models and Miniatures: A Model of Perfection

1994
How miniature models are used in effects scenes with an emphasis on the television series, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.
Gregory Jein ... Himself

Season 1, Episode 12: Stop Motion Animation: One Step at a Time

1994
How stop-motion animation works with an emphasis on the work of Willis O'Brien, Ray Harryhausen, and Phil Tippett.

Ray Harryhausen ... Himself

Willis H. O'Brien ... Himself (as Willis O'Brien)

Phil Tippett ... Himself

Season 1, Episode 13: Atmospheric Effects: Eye of the Storm

1994
How weather is created for film with an emphasis on the 1993 Clint Eastwood film, In the Line of Fire, and the 1994 Coen Brothers film, The Hudsucker Proxy.

John Frazier ... Himself
Michael J. White ... Himself

Season 1, Episode 14: Digital Enhancement: Painting by Numbers

1994
Computer generated effects in film with an emphasis on the 1993 fantasy/comedy Heart and Souls and a Kodak commercial.

James Cameron ... Himself
Julia Gibson ... Herself

Season 1, Episode 15: Sound Effects: Audio Awareness

1994


Mark A. Mangini ... Himself

Walter Murch ... Himself
Kay Rose ... Herself
Victoria Rose Sampson ... Herself
Murray Spivack ... Himself

Season 1, Episode 16: Pyrotechnics: Bombs and Other Blasts

1994
How explosions are created for film with an emphasis on the 1993 adaptation of Stephen King's Needful Things.

Janek Sirrs ... Himself

Season 1, Episode 17: Weapons: Hits and Misses

1994
How weapons and ammunition are created for film, with an emphasis on the 1993 Sylvester Stalone action film, Demolition Man.

Michael Meinardus ... Himself
Joe D. Ramsey ... Himself
Syd Stembridge ... Himself

Season 1, Episode 18: Physical Effects: Causes and Effects

1994
How physical gags and effects are executed in film, with an emphasis on the 1993 comedy, Hot Shots! Part Deux.

Jim Abrahams ... Himself - Director

Everett Burrell ... Himself - Co-Owner, Optic Nerve

John Frazier ... Himself

Mark Garbarino ... Himself - Model Maker (as Mark Gabarino)
Erik Henry ... Himself - Visual Effects Supervisor
Danny Lee ... Himself - Physical / Mechanical Effects

Season 2


Season 2, Episode 1: Digital Effects: Digital Dawn

1994


Dennis Muren ... Himself

Phil Tippett ... Himself

Season 2, Episode 2: Sound for Animation: Animated Audio

1994
How sound for animation is recorded and mixed with an emphasis on the 1994 film The Pagemaster.
Lon Bender ... Himself

Travis Powers ... Himself
John Roesch ... Himself
Joe Siracusa ... Himself

Wylie Stateman ... Himself

Frank Welker ... Himself

Season 2, Episode 3: Puppeteering: No Strings Attached

1994
A look at Jim Henson's Creature Shop creations with an emphasis on The Never Ending Story III (1994), Labyrinth (1986), and The Flintstones (1994).

Brian Henson ... Himself

Season 2, Episode 4: Live and Archival: Blasts from the Past

1994
How history can be changed and performances completed posthumously using digitally altered faces with an emphasis on the 1994 Robert Zemeckis classic, Forrest Gump.

Ken Ralston ... Himself

Season 2, Episode 5: Interactive Effects: Ever-Changing Effects

1994
How effects are being used in interactive games with an emphasis on the Sega game, The Exterminators.

Season 2, Episode 6: Falling Effects: Falling Stars

1994

Peter Chesney ... Himself
Michael J. McAlister ... Himself

Season 2, Episode 7: Motion Control: Unforgettable Shots

1994

John Bruno ... Himself

James Cameron ... Himself

John Dykstra ... Himself

Richard Edlund ... Himself

John Pasquin ... Himself

Season 2, Episode 8: Aerial Action: The Danger Zone

1994


D.J. Caruso ... Himself
Norman Kent ... Himself

John Richardson ... Himself
Tom Sanders ... Himself

B.J. Worth ... Himself

Season 2, Episode 9: Animatronic Animals: Fooling Mother Nature

1994


Rick Baker ... Himself

Season 2, Episode 10: Mechanical Effects: Nuts and Bolts

1995


Dean Devlin ... Himself

Roland Emmerich ... Himself
Kit West ... Himself

Season 2, Episode 11: Matte Paintings: Big Shots

1995


Matthew Yuricich ... Himself

Season 2, Episode 12: Performance Animation: Catch 'Em in the Act

1995

Brett Gassaway ... Himself

Brett Leonard ... Himself

Tim McGovern ... Himself

Neil Ross ... Narrator

Season 2, Episode 13: Horror Makeup: Fright Factories

1995


Tom Savini ... Himself

Dick Smith ... Himself
Christian Stavrakis ... Himself (as Chris Stavrakis)

Season 3


Season 3, Episode 1: Aging Effects: Coming of Age

1995


Dick Smith ... Himself
Gordon J. Smith ... Himself

Season 3, Episode 2: Space Effects: The Space Race

1995


Robert Legato ... Himself

Season 3, Episode 3: Blue Screen/Green Screen Effects: Hidden Colors

1995

Steve Robinder ... Himself
Petro Vlahos ... Himself

Season 3, Episode 4: Mechanical Sea Creatures: Aqua Animatronics

1995

Walt Conti ... Himself

Season 3, Episode 5: Underwater Effects: Dive

1995


James Cameron ... Himself
Hoyt Yeatman ... Himself

Season 3, Episode 6: Miniature Characters: Tiny Characters

1995


Eric Brevig ... Himself

Season 3, Episode 7: Virtual Reality: Cyber-Effects

1995

Jon Townley ... Himself

Season 3, Episode 8: Train Wrecks: Crash Course

1995

Joe Viskocil ... Himself
Richard Yuricich ... Himself

Season 3, Episode 9: Alien Life Forms: No Place Like Home

1995

Russell Cate ... Himself

Richard Edlund ... Himself
Eric Mises-Rosenfeld ... Himself
Gordon J. Smith ... Himself

Season 3, Episode 10: Effects Photography: Moving Experience

1995

Conrad Kiel ... Himself
Jim Rodnunsky ... Himself

Phil Tippett ... Himself

Season 3, Episode 11: Stan Winston: Creating with Character

1995


James Cameron ... Himself

Stan Winston ... Himself

Season 3, Episode 12: Plane Crashes: On a Wing and a Prayer

1995

David Drzewiecki ... Himself

Eric Fleming ... Himself
Richard O. Helmer ... Himself
Paul Pearson ... Himself
Thomas W. Roush ... Himself

Season 3, Episode 13: Exotic Creatures: It's a Jungle Out There

1995

Alec Gillis ... Himself

Tom Woodruff Jr. ... Himself

Season 4


Season 4, Episode 1: Combining Stop Motion and CG: In Living Color

1996

Robert Abel ... Himself

Will Vinton ... Himself

Season 4, Episode 2: Body-Altering Effects: Body Building

1996


Greg Cannom ... Himself

Season 4, Episode 3: Devastation Effects: Movie Mayhem

1996


Dean Devlin ... Himself

Roland Emmerich ... Himself

Season 4, Episode 4: Tornadoes: Twist and Shout

1996

Scott Anderson ... Himself

Jan de Bont ... Himself

Season 4, Episode 5: Twinning: Four Heads Are Better Than One

1996


Richard Edlund ... Himself

Season 4, Episode 6: Full-Scale Effects: Trouble in the Skies

1996

Al Di Sarro ... Himself
Bob Graham ... Himself

Season 4, Episode 7: Maritime Effects: Effects on the High Seas

1996

Joss Williams ... Himself

Season 4, Episode 8: Computer Animation: Fine-Tooning

1996


Frank Welker ... Himself

Season 4, Episode 9: Human Actors and Dangerous Animals: Animals on the Attack!

1996

Thierry Le Portier ... Himself

Tim McGovern ... Himself
Paul 'Sled' Reynolds ... Himself

Jules Sylvester ... Himself

Season 4, Episode 10: Talking Fantasy Characters: Mouthing Off

1996

Scott Squires ... Himself

Season 4, Episode 11: Action Effects: Ultimate Action

1996


Michael Bay ... Himself

John Carpenter ... Himself
Dan DeLeeuw ... Himself
Rae Griffith ... Himself

Renny Harlin ... Himself
Michael Lessa ... Himself
John Murrah ... Himself
Hoyt Yeatman ... Himself

Season 4, Episode 12: Creepy Crawlers: Your Worst Nightmare

1996

Kelley Ray ... Himself

Season 4, Episode 13: Ghost Effects: Ghost Stories

1996


Richard Edlund ... Himself

Dennis Muren ... Himself
Wes Takahashi ... Himself

Season 5


Season 5, Episode 1: Far Out Creatures: Old and New Friends

1997


Natasha Henstridge ... Herself
Steve Johnson ... Himself

Season 5, Episode 2: History Unleashed: Down and Out

1997


James Cameron ... Himself

Robert Legato ... Himself

Season 5, Episode 3: Rick Baker: The Transformer

1997


Rick Baker ... Himself

Season 5, Episode 4: Aerieal Rigging: Don't Look Down

1997

Peter Davison ... Himself

Season 5, Episode 5: Robots: Mechanical Movie Stars

1997


Eric Allard ... Himself
Brian Bero ... Himself
John Bruno ... Himself

James Cameron ... Himself
Steve Johnson ... Himself
Leonard MacDonald ... Himself

Stan Winston ... Himself

Season 5, Episode 6: Prehistoric Creatures and Volcanoes: Cities Under Siege

1997

Mat Beck ... Himself

Jeff Goldblum ... Himself
Joe Viskocil ... Himself

Season 5, Episode 7: Disasters at Sea: That Sinking Feeling

1997


James Cameron ... Himself

Stephen Sommers ... Himself

Season 5, Episode 8: Demons: Hollywood Goes to Hell

1997


Mark A.Z. Dippé ... Himself

Season 5, Episode 9: Scaled Destruction: Big Things Come in Small Packages

1997

Peter Chesney ... Himself

Season 5, Episode 10: Deep Space Encounters: Is There Anybody Out There?

1997


Jodie Foster ... Herself

Ken Ralston ... Himself

Season 5, Episode 11: Animal Stars: Animals on the Rampage

1997


Bart the Bear ... Himself

Season 5, Episode 12: Aerial Mayhem: Terror at 35,000 Feet

1997

David Goldberg ... Himself

Season 5, Episode 13: Creating Environments: Out of This World

1997

Michael Lantieri ... Himself

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