The Evolution of VFX in Movies: The 60s Till Now
The movie industry has consistently relied on some type of visual effects even in the early years of film making. Whether it was the fake blood in 1965's Battle of the Bulge or the continually impressive Kong in King Kong (1933). As time progressed, it's really no surprise that the amount of special effects utilized in films is constantly increasing. Special effects help to create the fantastic, the things that simply do not exist in our world, or to help create a completely unique visual experience like in Sin City or 300. The early years of film making relied on practical effects, now the majority of effects are created through the use of a computer. Let's take a look at the evolution of VFX in movies, looking back on the great moments of effects that helped to push the art form into what it is today.