Special-effects meaning

Special effects are visual illusions in a film or image, or the art of creating such illusions.

An example of special effects is making it seem that a person is falling off a mountain and then making that person seem to scale back up the mountain.

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Artificial visual effects, either realistic or fantastic, used to create illusions in films.
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The art or work of creating these illusions.
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The complex mechanical devices and photographic techniques used to produce the effects.
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See SFX.
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Plural form of special effect.
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