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Stuart Lerner <[log in to unmask]>
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Film and TV Studies Discussion List <[log in to unmask]>
Sat, 1 Oct 1994 19:21:37 -0700
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On Sat, 1 Oct 1994, Lorene Dur wrote:
> I am currently working on my thesis. It's about image manipulation in
> feature films. So far, I've only found scarce resources on the subject.
> Here's what I could use help with:
> Recent articles on "Forrest Gump," "The Crow" and "Sliver." (Dealing with
> the technolgy used).
New York Times had an interesting article on special effects in
Gump, when it was first released (a couple of months ago). BTW, the
feather super in the titles cost over $100,000 and took over six months.
Also, LA Times Calendar had a piece on the elimination of Gary Sinese's
legs (been long enough, no spoiler required). Send e-mail for specifics.
> Anyone wishing to discuss the legal and ethical considerations of taking
> any person's image, putting it through a computer, and having it say or do
> things it never did, and may never would have chosen to do, can send
> e-mail to:
How about blatant comercial uses such as Humphrey Bogart or James Cagney in
a Diet Coke commercial???
Stu L.
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