The Art and Science of Special Effects

  • Session

    ExplorSchool Online Summer 2022

  • Class Times

    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! ($25 course fee)

About Online ExplorSchool

For Students In Grades 5 – 7

MITY’s Online ExplorSchool provides bright students with the opportunity to explore a topic of interest with similarly motivated peers. The goal is to keep students challenged and engaged as they build, create, and solve real world problems. Each class features a variety of activities that take students away from a screen as they use their hands to design and construct. Importantly, students also have opportunities to socialize with their peers through non-academic activities.

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