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Matte Painting – Dream Factories

Spellbound Citizen Kane Forgive me if I say that one of the many fields in which the Selznick International pictures were way ahead of the rest of the business was in their enormous use of matte shots, optical effects.When Gone…
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Matte Painting – Wonderful Magic

The Thief of Bagdad Wizard of Oz For a long time [in the post-studio era] Hollywood seemed to forget the wonderful magic that you can create, like the scenes we did in Alexander Korda's The Thief of Bagdad…. Alex Korda would…
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The-Invisible-art-Matte-Painting-Introduction

"The fact that you can get a little bit of paint and with film, create an incredible scene don't you think that's quite a beautiful equation?"- Albert Whitlock, matte painter Going to the movies has been likened to a shared dream,…