Definitions for "Special Effects"
Portions of a motion picture that are not actually filmed. They are usually added later, either as minatures with stop action or computer graphics added in blue screening.
Visual effects applied to clips and sequences such as motion effects, layering, and filters.
Sound or video used in the editing process to heighten drama or suggest a time, place or story element. Often used as a transition.
A general term for various photographic manipulations that create fictitious spatial relations in the shot, such as superimposition, matte shots, and rear projection.
visual gimmicks created by manipulating camera angles, art work, or by buy using computer generated images
The manipulation of a frame, or frames of video to change its appearance. Also known as Special FX.