Although in the United States and in England is where the fields of special effects has been developed in a more forceful way, also in other countries they have carried out all kind of VFX works. Matte glass paintings and miniatures tricks have been in used since the early 40´s all around the World.
On this page I will be adding Countries, Movies and Technicians as I will get to know and learn about them. If anyone have some piece of information related some country or artist, I would love to hear about it.
The history of matte painting in United States is so huge that it is almost impossible to show on a single site. For the British matte painting on films, I have created a summarized time line.