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MediaTech Dallas Film Class Makes and ‘Old School’ FX Star Wars Shot

Recently I’ve noticed a trend with my students – mainly that they think that the ONLY way to do something is the digital way. It got me to thinking – what if we took some time to learn some ‘old school’ special effects? That’s when we decided to do a Star Wars X-Wing effects shot! The idea was to film a real model flying through ‘space’ (not on a green screen and NOT using 3D software such as Maya or Lightwave.) So we built an X-Wing from a model kit, drilled a hole in the bottom and hot glued in Read more