Editing is a big word that is separated into many stages. Visual effects and transition is one of the most main elects in the editing process. Visual effects have been utilized as a part of movies nearly from the earliest starting point of motion pictures. Melies utilized visual impacts widely in the mid 1900’s. (More data on Melies) Since that time visual impacts have been utilized much of the time and not only for exceptional purposes.
A few motion pictures utilized matte sketches to include roofs that were non-existent on the sets. Visual impacts kept on developing and give sights not feasible to really film. Their style had a tendency to be with regards to the film styles of the day (shooting outside scenes on sets, raise projection, and so on). Be that as it may, visual impacts were not without their points of confinement. Camera moves and different limitations were essentially because of the breaking points of the innovation around then.
With the approach of advanced and PC designs as apparatuses for visual impacts, specialists are presently ready to have full control over their pictures in a way impractical some time recently. These are notwithstanding their tool compartment of past procedures including models and miniatures when wanted.
All movies leaving Hollywood utilize visual impacts to some degree and even numerous autonomous movies have visual impacts. Remember that visual impacts isn’t only for sci-fi and dream films. They can be utilized widely in period films and even in show day comedies. Five year engagement utilized visual impacts. War horse utilized visual impacts widely including a portion of the field shots, jumping horse, and so forth. Woodland GUMP demonstrated an on-screen character missing a leg.
Now to those of you who may hate visual effects or computer graphics keep in mind you’ve already seen an incredible number of visual effects shots and never even noticed. Much of the work done is not over the top theatrics. In many cases it’s to allow productions the option of shooting something elsewhere or to fix problems on the set (boom mics, makeup, etc). Even television shows like Ugly Betty did a couple of years with green screen to place the characters in New York. Unlikely that most viewers even noticed.
Next time you watch a period film consider that many of the buildings you see may not exist or may be currently covered in tv satellite dishes. The bay you see in the background filled with ships was likely added. Visual effects artists and craftspeople have been developing and refining their tools for decades.