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SPECIAL EFFECTS ARTIST - For More Information

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CLASSES

CBT Café (Computer-Based Training in Special Effects)
http://www.cbtcafe.com

DVD: Special Effects Master Class
http://smartflix.com/store/video/1052/Special-Effects-Master-Class

The Institute of Studio Makeup, Ltd.
3497 Cahuenga Boulevard West
Hollywood, CA 90068-1338
(213) 850-6661

Nova Online – Special Effects
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/specialfx2/humans.html

WEB SITES

Special Effect
http://www.answers.com/topic/special-effect

Special Effect Supply Corporation
http://www.fxsupply.com

Special Effects: The Swiss Army Knife of Filmmaking
http://www.writersstore.com/article.php?articles_id=820

Special Effects Unlimited, Inc.
http://www.specialefxunltd.com

Visual Effects
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Visual_effects

BOOKS

Blair, Preston. Cartooning: Animation 1 with Preston Blair. Laguna Hills, CA: Walter Foster Publishers, 2003.

Crouch, Tanja L. 100 Careers in Film and Television. Hauppauge, NY: Barron's Educational Series, 2001.

Fielding, Raymond. The Technique of Special Effects Cinematography. Boston: Focal Press, 1985.

Horn, Geoffrey M. Movie Stunts and Special Effects (The Magic of Movies). Milwaukee, WI: Gareth Stevens Publishing, 2006.

Miller, Ron. Special Effects: An Introduction to Movie Magic (Exceptional Social Studies Titles for Upper Grades). Minneapolis, MN: Twenty-First Century Books (CT), 2006.

Rickitt, Richard. Special Effects: The History and Technique. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 2007.

Rogers, Pauline B. The Art of Visual Effects: Interviews on the Tools of the Trade. Boston: Focal Press, 1999.

Timpone, Anthony. Men, Makeup, and Monsters: Hollywood's Masters of Illusion and FX. New York: St. Martin's Griffin, 1996.

Wilkie, Bernard. Creating Special Effects for TV and Video, Third Edition (Media Manual Series). Boston: Focal Press, 2004.

Wolf, Steve. The Secret Science Behind Movie Stunts & Special Effects. Skyhorse Publishing, 2007.

Yager, Fred, and Jan Yager. Career Opportunities in the Film Industry (Career Opportunities). New York: Facts On File, 2003.

MAGAZINES

Cinefex
P.O. Box 20027
Riverside, CA 92516
(951) 781-1917
http://www.cinefex.com

Computer Graphics World
COP Communications, Inc.
620 W. Elk Avenue
Glendale, CA 91204
(877) 246-1971
http://cgw.pennnet.com

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