36 Low-Tech Tricks Hollywood Uses


As you may have noticed, we love to dissect movie effects here at Cracked. That's why we asked our readers to show us the shockingly simple tactics behind executing some of the most visually complex scenes in film history.

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In order to keep production budgets reasonable, many TV shows will plan for episodes that have only the main characters, using only a few regular sets

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