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(1994– )

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1994
Creature Makeup: Masks and Mirrors
Prosthetic molds, masks, and makeup with an emphasis on the 1994 fantasy/comedy, Cabin Boy.
 
1994
Optical Effects: Optical Illusions
How optical shots are composited with an emphasis on the 1983 George Lucas film, Return of the Jedi.
 
1994
Creature Articulation: The Art of Imitation
Creature models and miniatures with an emphasis on the 1993 Roger Corman film, Carnosaur.
 
1994
Miniature Pyrotechnics: Baby Blasts
Pyrotechnics with an emphasis on the 1993 Sylvester Stallone film, Cliffhanger.
 
1994
Forced Perspective: Eye of the Beholder
Forced perspective trickery with an emphasis on the 1993 Christopher Guest remake of Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman.
 
1994
Ride Films: Riding the Movies
Theme park attractions that are film driven, with an emphasis on motion simulator attraction, Star Quest Adventure.
 
1994
Action Miniatures: Fast and Furious
Special effects shots using miniatures with an emphasis on the 1993 Fantasy/Romance, Heart and Souls.
 
1994
Matte Paintings: The Panoramic Art
How matte paintings are incorporated into special effects shots with an emphasis on the 1993 sequel, Addams Family Values.
 
1994
Computer Animation: Electric Dreams
Computer graphic imagery in film, with an emphasis on a talking cat from the 1993 Walt Disney Pictures film, Hocus Pocus.
 
1994
Cinematic Flight: Up, Up and Away
The history of flight in film, with an emphasis on the 1993 Walt Disney Pictures film, Hocus Pocus.
 
1994
Models and Miniatures: A Model of Perfection
How miniature models are used in effects scenes with an emphasis on the television series, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.
 
1994
Stop Motion Animation: One Step at a Time
How stop-motion animation works with an emphasis on the work of Willis O'Brien, Ray Harryhausen, and Phil Tippett.
 
1994
Atmospheric Effects: Eye of the Storm
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.
 
1994
Digital Enhancement: Painting by Numbers
Computer generated effects in film with an emphasis on the 1993 fantasy/comedy Heart and Souls and a Kodak commercial.
 
1994
Pyrotechnics: Bombs and Other Blasts
How explosions are created for film with an emphasis on the 1993 adaptation of Stephen King's Needful Things.
 
1994
Weapons: Hits and Misses
How weapons and ammunition are created for film, with an emphasis on the 1993 Sylvester Stalone action film, Demolition Man.
 
1994
Physical Effects: Causes and Effects
How physical gags and effects are executed in film, with an emphasis on the 1993 comedy, Hot Shots! Part Deux.
 

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