Winner of 11 Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Actor (for Charlton Heston as Judah Ben-Hur), and Best Director for William Wylera. Ben Hur is the story of a Jewish nobleman in Palestine whose heroic odyssey begins with the enslavement by the Romans, his subsequent release, an opportunity to avenge his enemy during a furious […]
Ray Harryhausen was one of the early special effects pioneers who made extensive use of stop motion animation in feature films. He had the uncanny ability to make his puppets move in a realistic, life-like manner. Many of today’s effects specialists were greatly inspired and influenced by this Hollywood legend. Jason and The Argonauts Special […]
When almost the entire special effects industry is gravitating towards CGI, it is encouraging to see some studios still relying on traditional, practical effects techniques to make their films. And when the results are as breathtaking and outstanding as the sequences in the videos you are about to watch, we really need to sit back […]
The Parting of the Red Sea in the movie The Ten Commandments, is one of the most spectacular scenes ever created by Hollywood. It literally takes your breath away when you watch it on the big screen. The shot features a myriad of small effects shots ingeniously composited together to present a visually stunning scene. […]
There are many Hollywood movies that are considered as milestones in the Special Effects industry. And when it comes to CGI (Computer Generated Imagery), it was Jurassic Park that ushered in the technology into the movie industry. Watch The Jurassic Park trilogy Product Description All 3 films digitally remastered with new 7.1 audio for perfect […]
Truly Amazing video shows how to turn a beautiful young woman into a senior citizen using prosthetic makeup. I am sure you were really impressed by this transformation. Now its time to become a special effects artist yourself. You can achieve similar results if you learn to create your own prosthetic makeup effects. Are you […]
Stan Winston Studio’s video showing the evolution of the raptor suit used for Jurassic Park’s famous kitchen attack scene.
This Matrix-style rig creates ‘bullet time’ GIFs with 130 smartphones.
Learn how the original design for the Millennium Falcon wasn’t the hamburger-shaped spacecraft we all know and love. Instead, it was a long, thin vehicle that was deemed too close in design to a ship seen in the iconic television show, Space: 1999.
Mmovies today are enhanced (or perhaps overloaded) with amazing technologies that can bring almost anything to life. Here’s how we got here.