That’s Awesome! Special Effects over 100 years!

‘That’s Awesome!’ is our new special feature in which, once in a while, we’ll try to highlight interesting stuffs we saw here and there.

BenGraphics put up an amazing collection of clips and making-of footage from notable visual effects films of the past century. His video went viral a month ago, and has already been seen more than half a million times on YouTube:


Visual Effects: 100 Years of Inspiration

Sources:
1900 – The Enchanted Drawing
1903 – The Great Train Robbery
1923 – The Ten Commandments (Silent)
1927 – Sunrise
1933 – King Kong
1939 – The Wizard of Oz
1940 – The Thief of Bagdad
1954 – 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
1956 – Forbidden Planet
1963 – Jason and the Argonauts
1964 – Mary Poppins
1977 – Star Wars
1982 – Tron
1985 – Back to the Future
1988 – Who Framed Roger Rabbit
1989 – The Abyss
1991 – Terminator 2: Judgement Day
1992 – The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles
1993 – Jurassic Park
2004 – Spider-Man 2
2005 – King Kong
2006 – Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest
2007 – Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End
2007 – The Golden Compass
2008 – The Spiderwick Chronicles
2008 – The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

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I’m impressed by the visual effects from the beginning of the cinema industry. Amazing what they were able to do even if they didn’t have CGI at that time!

That’s awesome!

‘That’s Awesome!’ is our special feature in which, once in a while, we try to highlight interesting stuffs we saw here and there.
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