Movie Magic, documentary series about special effects

Movie Magic was a documentary series which focused on the creation of movie and television special effects and was broadcast in the US by the Discovery Channel.

Documentary series dealing with every aspect of special effects in movies, from low-budget make-up to multi-million-dollar computer-generated graphics. The clear presentation includes descriptions of the creation and technical problems of the effects, and interviews with effects technicians, directors, stars and other crew. Each episode deals with one topic, effect or technician (eg theme park rides, CGI, Stan Winston), concentrating on one or more current or recent films.

Seventy 30-minute episodes were produced and broadcast over five seasons between 1994 and 1997. The series was produced by a succession of production companies which included GRB Entertainment, Glacier Point, and Sequoia Entertainment Inc.

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