The famous science-fiction film, 2001: A Space Odyssey, directed by the stalwart filmmaker, Stanley Kubrick, can be described as one of the seminal works ever in the history of world cinema. The film succeeds in leaving a very lasting effect on the minds of the audience with its sheer quintessence of content and aesthetic portrayal on the screen. An introspective analysis of the contextual work can make one understand how the filmmaker exudes his cinematic prowess via the use of impressive cinematic
ESSAY 2001: A Space Odyssey, by Stanley Kubrick is the focus for the visual experiment regarding colour in the final project of (Colour and Lighting) course. The director thinks clearly that, there’s a basic problem with people who are paying attention with their eyes: Those who won’t believe their eyes won’t be able to appreciate this film (Agel, 1970). A colour analysis of the film was generated by averaging out the colours which appear in the film. The resulting scenes or images were placed in
visual effects and titles, adding music and sound effects, and, finally, processing, editing, and printing the finished product in the motion picture laboratory. Special visual effects using models have become well known through such movies as "2001: A Space Odyssey" and "Star Wars." Contrary to popular opinion and some press reports, special-purpose, hard-wired machines, not computers, were used to control cameras and models in these and other recent movies. Not until 1979 with the release of "Buck Rogers"