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Brian Pohl Second Previs Course

by malducin

Brian Pohl, former pre-vis artist at ILM and now supervisor at POV, will teach a second course in Previsualisation & Cinematography as part of the CGWorkshops.

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ILM Interviewing in LA on December 2006

by malducin

ILM will be interviewing candidates for FX and Lighting TDs and Shake and Inferno compositors in Los Angeles this Wednesday December 6, 2006.

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ILM Upgrades to Vicon MX40 System

by malducin

Vicon, makers of optical motion capture systems, recently announced that ILM has acquired 40 Vicon MX40 Cameras.

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Star Wars Publications Cover Felucia, Javva the Hutt, Lorne Peterson and ILM Summer 2006

by malducin

The official Star Wars site has an article detailing the creation of the planet Felucia from Star Wars Episode III Revenge of the Sith. On the other hand issue 167 of the Star Wars newsletter profiles Michael Smith, who runs the Javva the Hutt cafe, while issue 168 mentions how the ILM Model Shop built the Princess Leia bikini costume from Return of the Jedi.

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Joe Letteri Supervising Avatar

by malducin

ComingSoon.net is reporting that former ILM member Joe Letteri will be supervising the VFX, provided by Weta Digital, for James Cameron's Avatar.

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2013-2016 Projects Added

2013-2016 Projects Added

by malducin

The ILM projects directory has recently been updated to include most of the 2013-2014 projects and the ones we know about for 2015-2016.

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Identity Thief Added to Credits

Identity Thief Added to Credits

by malducin

Identity Thief, directed by Seth Gordon and with visual effects by Gradient Effects Vancouver, Crazy Horse Effects, ILM and Base FX, has been added to ILMfan Credits.

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Paranormal Activity 4 Added to Credits

Paranormal Activity 4 Added to Credits

by malducin

Paranormal Activity 4, directed by Ariel Schulman and Henry Joost, who also directed the third installment, has been added to ILMfan Credits.

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Back to the Future Credits Complete

Back to the Future Credits Complete

by malducin

The credits for Back to the Future, directed by Robert Zemeckis, have been completed.

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Cocoon Credits Complete

Cocoon Credits Complete

by malducin

The credits for Cocoon, directed by Ron Howard, have been completed.

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Open Discussion • Re: ILM's Next: The Chimney Sweeps Strike Back?!

by ShaneP

Jedi wrote:
Sequel. Apparently, there were SEVEN Mary Poppins books, and this is taking material from those.


Oh wow so it literally is Poppins' returns. Will we get a scene at the end when Emily sticks out her umbrella to Julie Andrews?

Image

:P

Statistics: Posted…

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Open Discussion • Re: ILM's Next: The Chimney Sweeps Strike Back?!

by Jedi

Sequel. Apparently, there were SEVEN Mary Poppins books, and this is taking material from those.

Statistics: Posted by Jedi — Mon Mar 20, 2017 1:56 pm


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Open Discussion • Re: General Movie Thread: Disney Live Action versions of animated classics.Marvel's mediocrity. Yay? Nay?

by ShaneP

Yeah safe and risk adverse is really understandable when you consider that these are huge corporations with shareholders to satisfy. They really don't have a choice.

Most of the edgier and riskier, and middle-budgeted film projects, have migrated to…

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Open Discussion • Re: Kong: Skull Island ILM!(Now user reviews)

by ShaneP

John C. Reilly's character was far and away the best of the bunch. Crazy character that was just unhinged enough it kept you guessing if he might shoot Sam Jackson's character at one point.

Goodman's character was good but you are right. They just…

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Open Discussion • Re: The General Movie Thread: Il Conformista

by TylerMirage

ShaneP wrote:
Did you ever see Gus Van Sant's shot by shot remake of Psycho? That's another example although even more preposterous.

But look at the box office numbers. 170 million in NA alone this weekend. $350 million worldwide. They clearly know how…

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