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Matthew Yuricich was the Chief Matte Artist on Ghostbusters.

Career

Matthew Yuricich worked as a visual effects artist from 1950 to 1991. He worked on classic films such as "Close Encounters of the Third Kind," "Blade Runner," "Star Trek: The Motion Picture" and "Die Hard."

Ghostbusters

Notably, Matthew Yuricich rendered the expanded neighborhood around the Firehouse which included the Stay Puft Marshmallows billboard. [1] He also prepared matte paintings for 550 Central Park West.

References

  1. Shay, Don (November 1985). Making Ghostbusters, p. 142 annotation. New York Zoetrope, New York NY USA, ISBN 0918432685. Paragraph reads: "An expansive lower Manhattan street setting, rendered in matte painting form by Matthew Yuricich. When photographed, the firehall would be inserted into the undetailed center section as a live-action element. On a neighboring building is a billboard advertisement for Stay-Puft marshmallows."


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