This June 8, 2012 photo shows Visual Effects VFX Supervisor and owner, Andrew Orloff, working on a Motion Analysis, 3-D Passive Optical Motion Capture session for the upcoming "Falling Skies" TV show,... more 
This June 8, 2012 photo shows Visual Effects VFX Supervisor and owner, Andrew Orloff, working on a Motion Analysis, 3-D Passive Optical Motion Capture session for the upcoming "Falling Skies" TV show, at Zoic Studios, in Los Angeles. The art and craft of special effects can make viewers believe that alien invaders walk among us on "Falling Skies" or add the Atlantic City shoreline to a New York set for "Boardwalk Empire." The TV academy has transformed its visual effects honors this year with two new awards. Category 89 recognizes shows with magic at their core, such as the sci-fi saga "Falling Skies." Category 90, the other newcomer, is for imagery that plays a supporting role in a program not dependent on "special visual effects to tell the story," according to academy guidelines. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Damian Dovarganes
Tue, Jul 17, 2012 2:42 PM EDT