Kubrick has lead the way in cinema on many fronts. One of his greatest achievements was in the area of visual effects. He even won an Oscar for Best Visual Effects on A Space Odyssey 2001.
Four key engineering and cinematographic techniques helped Stanley Kubrick create a depiction of space in 2001: A Space Odyssey that still feels real half a century after the film’s release. These techniques also inspired countless films that came after Kubrick’s masterpiece.