From what I know, most special effects were done by computer animation from the company Industrial Light and Magic. As for if the effects were made otherwise, I'm not sure
In 1998, the record was broken by Gary Ross's film Pleasantville. I am looking for information about films made since then which exceed Pleasantville's 1,700 visual effects shots.
Currently Avatar and The Lord of the Rings (Including the Hobbit) are the most advanced films in visual special effects. Both produced by WETA studio.
Some of the special effects in the Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone movie were the Troll and the Centaurs. Most of the creatures are animated and so are some of the magical aspects.
Probably, for reasons of special effects and trick photography- the Polar Express.
The Eventide Eclipse is a great effects processor with the most programmed sound effects
From what I researched, it appears as though most of the movie was filmed in Rockport, Mass along with some great special effects. Had me fooled.
The effects are provided by the software being used by the webcam. With the right software any webcam will produce special effects
There are many kinds of special effects software which specialize in different areas. Dragonframe is best for stop-motion animation, while Adobe Premiere is best for editing and simple effects. Adobe After Effects is a popular professional tool for special effects in general.
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Most of it is done on a computer using special effects.
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