The Art and Science of Special Effects

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    Afternoon Classes (1:00pm - 4:00pm CST), Morning Classes (9:00am - 12:00pm CST)

Ka-boom!  Special effects help to make your favorite movies and television shows more exciting, suspenseful, and engaging.  Have you ever wondered how special sound and visual effects are created? Some of the most appealing special effects reach back to the early stages of theater and are still fun to create today!  Explore how to construct your own effects and the artistic and scientific principles behind them. Learn why medieval special effects artists were called the “Masters of Secrets.” You will work with your fellow artists and technicians to create unique performances and the effects to support them.  Discover the Master of Secrets within you!

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