Welcome to the companion Web site for the NOVA program,
"Special Effects Titanic and Beyond,"
originally broadcast on November 3, 1998. In the NOVA program we
go behind the scenes of Hollywood's biggest blockbuster ever, "Titanic," and
lift the curtain on a host of Hollywood's special effects. Here's what you'll find online:
Attack of the 50-Foot Chicken
You're the visual effects supervisor and the director is counting on you to pull a supersize Leghorn out of your hat. Play this game and find out where the science of perception meets the art of special effects.
Reel Timeline: 1890-Future
Check out movie milestones of a century of cinema, from the smoke and mirrors of the 1890s to the digital dazzle of the 1990s.
Wizards of Ahs Q&A
Want to know the secrets of "Titanic," "The X-Files" (movie) and "Flubber"? Hear from the filmmakers behind the effects in these movies.