Whether you are a working professional, a performance student or just interested in the techniques behind the effects, Secrets of Hollywood Special Effects provides the insights you've been looking for. This text is the comprehensive guide to special effects. Many different kinds of effects are covered, including chemicals, pyrotechnics, weapons, levitation and weather. Written by a recognized expert in the field, this book contains over 200 illustrations and diagrams providing in depth coverage of every detail. Case studies and a "behind the scenes" look at the 'The Fisher King' are included. Perfect for the professional or for the performance student.Covers a wide variety of effects and techniques.Numerous case studies and illustrations are included.McCarthy, Robert E. is the author of 'Secrets of Hollywood Special Effects' with ISBN 9780240801087 and ISBN 0240801083.
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