You probably won’t be surprised to read that most movies made today are packed with a variety of special effects. Since the premiere of movies like Titanic, Avatar, The Great Gatsby, Inception, Lord of The Rings, and other Hollywood hits, the expectation for high-quality special effects in films has continued to rise.
In the following infographic, we’re shedding light on a few different types of special effects used by movie directors and producers today. We’ll spend time featuring computer generated imagery (CGI), animatronics, makeup and prosthetics, computer editing software, and old-fashioned camera tricks. Take a look: