In this video we take a look at the cinematic technique of using backdrops to create the illusion of a greater landscape. When done properly it can be a very effective method for fooling the mind of the viewer into believing that he is seeing something which he simply is not.
Intro regarding backdrops: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=15y5J…
Apollo 17 footage: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MjWiM…
‘Wizard of Oz’ (1939) copyright Warner Bros.
‘Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory’ (1971) copyright Warner Bros.
Thumbnail updated 19-Dec-2017 as part of JLB17111 promotion. Post updated 21-Jul-2019 for reuploaded video. Backup uploaded to vimeo 18-Jan-2023 in conjunction with JLBA #100a.