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All the Doors to Hollywood and How to Open Them

All The Doors to Hollywood and How to Open Them -- Special Effects

Anne M. Strick | Posted 02.15.2014 | Entertainment
Anne M. Strick

Special effects essentially recreates physical things that can't exist, or can't exist conveniently, on a sound stage. Often times crews make models and big rigs -- or more appropriately, whatever the script calls for.

All The Doors to Hollywood and How to Open Them - Gaffer

Anne M. Strick | Posted 08.31.2013 | Entertainment
Anne M. Strick

A Gaffer, Jay Yowler tells us, is head of the electrical department and right hand man to the Director of Photography (who is sometimes referred to as the Lighting Cameraman).

All the Doors to Hollywood and How to Open Them - Art Director

Anne M. Strick | Posted 06.26.2013 | Entertainment
Anne M. Strick

Just what does an Art Director do? "It's a multi-faceted job," says Mark Garner. "I'm kind of an office manager at first, putting the art department t...