4 Ways 2001: A Space Odyssey Was a Visual-Effects Pioneer

Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ch5WC54egU


Four key engineering and cinematographic techniques helped Stanley Kubrick create a depiction of space in 2001: A Space Odyssey that still feels real half a century after the film’s release. These techniques also inspired countless films that came after Kubrick’s masterpiece.