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McClean, Shilo T
Digital storytelling : the narrative power of visual effects in film / Shilo T. McClean
Alternate Title Narrative power of visual effects in film
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2007
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  TR858 .M348 2007    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Cinematography -- Special effects
Digital video
Digital cinematography
Motion picture authorship
Digital storytelling
Physical Description xii, 303 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [277]-287) and index
Contents 1. The bastard spawn : Hollywood computer-generated-effects movies-some introductory comments -- 2. Once upon a time : story and storycraft -- 3. I'm sorry Dave, I'm afraid I can't do that : the technology of digital visual effects -- 4. Trick or treat : a framework for the narrative uses of digital visual effects in film -- 5. If you are falling, leap : the hero's journey -- 6. The teller and the tale : the "Chinese whispers" of adaptation -- 7. It goes like this : the relationship between digital visual effects and genre -- 8. So here's the deal : a case study considering the influence of franchise filmmaking and its relationship to digital visual effects -- 9. ET 2 AI : Steven Spielberg -- 10. Somewhere over the rainbow : imagined worlds and visions of the future realized through digital visual effects -- 11. Byting off more than you can Chewbacca : summary and conclusions

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