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Digital visual effects in cinema [electronic resource] : the seduction of reality / Stephen Prince.

By: Prince, Stephen, 1955-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2012Description: 1 online resource (ix, 256 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780813552187 (electronic bk.); 0813552184 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Motion picture industry -- Technological innovations | Motion pictures -- Aesthetics | Digital cinematography | Cinematography -- Special effects | Cinematography -- Technological innovations | ART / Film & Video | PHOTOGRAPHY / Techniques / Cinematography & VideographyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Digital Visual Effects in Cinema : The Seduction of RealityDDC classification: 778.53 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction : beyond spectacle -- Through the looking glass -- Painting with digital light -- Actors and algorithms -- Digital environment creation -- Immersive aesthetics -- Conclusion : the pleasures of illusion.
Summary: "Stephen Prince argues for an understanding of digital technologies as an expanded toolbox, available to enhance both realist films and cinematic fantasies. He offers a detailed exploration of each of these tools, from lighting technologies to image capture to stereoscopic 3D. Integrating aesthetic, historical, and theoretical analyses of digital visual effects, Digital Visual Effects in Cinema is an essential guide for understanding movie-making today"--provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction : beyond spectacle -- Through the looking glass -- Painting with digital light -- Actors and algorithms -- Digital environment creation -- Immersive aesthetics -- Conclusion : the pleasures of illusion.

"Stephen Prince argues for an understanding of digital technologies as an expanded toolbox, available to enhance both realist films and cinematic fantasies. He offers a detailed exploration of each of these tools, from lighting technologies to image capture to stereoscopic 3D. Integrating aesthetic, historical, and theoretical analyses of digital visual effects, Digital Visual Effects in Cinema is an essential guide for understanding movie-making today"--provided by publisher.

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