Horror History: How Jurassic Park Changed Filmmaking Forever
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences (AMPAS) has a new digital series, "Academy Originals," and this week's episode looks at the "moments that changed movies," specifically the 1993 classic Jurassic Park.
Jurassic Park changed the course of filmmaking forever with its groundbreaking use of computerized graphics to create the most life-like dinosaurs ever seen on the big screen. As you may recall, movie-goers lined up time and time again to watch the film when it was released 21 years ago this week.
The 9-minute "Academy Originals" program, which you can see in its entirety below, reveals some never-before-seen behind-the-scenes details on the making of the film, such as:
"Academy Originals," AMPAS's first original digital series, is a documentary-style video series which examines everything from the creative process to the moments that changed the course of filmmaking to the artists who are charting its future. New "Academy Originals" are available each week on Oscars.org/Academy Originals and the "Academy Originals" YouTube page.
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