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The Art & Science of Digital Compositing
(Morgan Kaufmann, 2008)

BYRNE, Bill:
The Visual Effects Arsenal: VFX Solutions for the Independent Filmmaker
(Routledge, 2012)

DINUR, Eran:
The Filmmaker’s Guide to Visual Effects
(Routledge, 2023)

FINANCE, Charles & ZWERMAN, Susan:
Understanding the Art & Business of VFX
(Routledge, 2009)

GRAGE, Pierre:
Inside VFX: An Insider’s View into the Visual Effects & Film Business
(Createspace Independent, 2014)

HOLMES, Shaina & POWERS, Laurie:
Visual Effects for Indie Filmmakers: A Guide to VFX Integration & Artist Collaboration
(Routledge, 2023)

LAU, Vicki:
Why I Do VFX: The Untold Truths about Working in Visual Effects
(independently published, 2021)

OKUN, Jeffrey & ZWERMAN, Susan:
The VES Handbook of Visual Effects: Industry Standard VFX Practices & Procedures
(Routledge, 2020)

Visual Effects Cinematography
(Focal Press, 2001)

RADKE, Richard:
Computer Vision for Visual Effects
(Cambridge University Press, 2012)

RODA, Chris:
Real Time Visual Effects for the Technical Artist
(CRC Press, 2022)

Filming the Fantastic: A Guide to Visual Effects Cinematography
(Routledge, 2012)

WATT, Martin et al:
Multithreading for Visual Effects
(AK Peters /CRC Press, 2014)

WOLF, Mark:
Smoke & Mirrors: Special Visual Effects B.C. (Before Computers)
(BearManor Media, 2021)

WRIGHT, Steve:
Digital Compositing for Film & Video: Production Workflows & Techniques
(Routledge, 2017)