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Special Effects Technicians
Special effects technicians are multimedia artists and animators who work in a variety of areas to provide seamless, illusionary effects for film, television, and stage productions. Their work is very creative; they read scripts and consult with the director to determine the kinds of effects that will be required. Often the director has only a general idea of what he or she wants; technicians come up with the artistic specifics and functional designs, and then create what they have designed.