Brainstorm Digital clues us in on how they provide effects for television, specifically for the second season of Boardwalk Empire. And it's not all "special" effects, either. Productions now can do away with makeup, props, and even sets! It's all computer magic. Warning: may cause disillusionment. -Thanks, özi!
90% of the show is beautifully subtle in it's use of the cgi backdrops and this video was brutally impressive.
the planning for all this seems mind boggling as well.