Jurassic Park

Jurassic Park

Selected by the Visual Effects Branch. Post-screening conversation with the film's visual effects supervisors Dennis Muren, Phil Tippett and art department supervisor Shane Mahan, moderated by Jim Morris.

Selected by the Visual Effects Branch. 

It was obvious that filming Michael Crichton’s bestselling novel about the deadly mishaps at a theme park populated by cloned dinosaurs would require a great leap forward in VFX technology, and under the direction of Steven Spielberg, the groundbreaking combination of state-of-the art computer generated imagery and full-scale animatronic effects won its team (Dennis Muren, Stan Winston, Phil Tippett, and Michael Lantieri) a much-deserved Visual Effects Oscar. With a typically thrilling score by John Williams and Oscar-winning work from the sound and sound effects editing teams, Jurassic Park set a new, high bar for visualizing the impossible on the big screen.

DIRECTOR: Steven Spielberg. WRITTEN BY: Michael Crichton, David Koepp. CAST: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough. 1993. 127 min. USA. Color. English. DCP.

This program is made possible by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Program in Public Understanding of Science and Technology. 

Academy Museum film programming generously funded by the Richard Roth Foundation. 

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Fanny's Restaurant & Café
Fanny's Restaurant & Café
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