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Special effects have come along way since the spectacular illusions of Georges Melies. Young filmmakers learn about the three major types of special effects: mechanical or practical effects, optical effects, and computer-generated imagery.
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- Have individuals keep a list of topics and technologies mentioned that they would like to explore in greater depth
- Ask learners to attempt some of the special effects mentioned in the video
- The 11th episode in the Crash Course "Film: History, Production, and Criticism" playlis
- Includes clips from films to illustrate the various effects
- Some viewers may be overwhelmed by the rapid pace of the narration; pause the video frequently to permit questions and notetaking