Les effets spéciaux au cinéma. 120 ans de créations en France et dans le monde
From its birth, the film industry competes daringly to express the most unique visual ideas by designing and experimenting spectacular special effects that mark the viewer, conscious and often delighted with their presence. But dinosaurs, superheroes and other wizards are just one part of the field of special effects. Other special effects, imperceptible to the public, also serve to optimize a decoration budget, to circumvent logistical constraints, to control the hazards of a shoot ...
This book offers a new light on 120 years of creations around the world, especially in France where originality and inventiveness are required, and questions the technological, aesthetic and economic issues. An indispensable reference for the student or the reader curious to discover these fertile and fascinating worlds, and to revisit the cinema in a new light.
Réjane Hamus-Vallée, Caroline Renouard