Special Effects Technician

Cover: Special Effects Technician



Discover how technicians create the stunning special effects in your favorite movies.


  • Level: Grade 4 - Grade 8
  • Dewey: 778.5'345023--dc22
  • Graphics: Full-color photographs
  • Reinforced book (9781610801348): 7.5 x 9.5, 32 pages, © 2012
  • PDF (9781610801423): 32 pages, © 2012
  • Hosted ebook (9781610801423H): 32 pages, © 2012
  • Series: 21st Century Skills Library
  • Subseries: Cool Arts Careers


  • Lexile® Measure: 830
  • Guided Reading Level: U
  • Accelerated Reader® Quiz: 146914
  • Accelerated Reader® Reading Level: 5.8
  • Accelerated Reader® Interest Level: MG
  • Accelerated Reader® Points: 0.5

BISAC Subjects

Table of Contents

  • Film Magicians
  • A Day on the Job
  • Becoming a Special Effects Technician
  • Special Effects in the Future
  • Some Famous Special Effects Technicians
  • Glossary
  • For More Information
  • Index
  • About the Author


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Author: Matt Mullins

Matt Mullins holds a master’s degree in the history of science. He lives in Madison, Wisconsin, with his wife and son. Matt writes about science and technology, food, and other topics that interest him.


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