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Brian Pohl Second Previs Course

by malducin

Category: Miscellaneous

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

Category: Event

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

Category: Technology

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

Category: Article

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

Category: Miscellaneous

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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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

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

by malducin

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

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Cocoon Credits Complete

by malducin

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

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The Goonies Credits Complete

by malducin

The credits for The Goonies, directed by Richard Donner, have been completed.

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Open Discussion • Re: ILM's Next: Trans4,Ninja Turtles, Lucy,Unbroken,Avengers

by vfx fan

Jon Favreau is attached to direct a live-action adaptation of THE JUNGLE BOOK. Rob Legato is the fx supe...another potential ILM project maybe?

Statistics: Posted by vfx fan — Wed Apr 23, 2014 9:20 pm


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Open Discussion • Re: ILM's Next: Trans4,Ninja Turtles, Lucy,Unbroken,Avengers

by ShaneP

ILM has quietly updated their credit list up to current films Cap 2 and Noah.

:thumbup:

Statistics: Posted by ShaneP — Mon Apr 21, 2014 10:09 pm


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Open Discussion • Re: ILM's Next: Trans4,Ninja Turtles, Lucy,Unbroken,Avengers

by vfx fan

I would like to see ILM work with Tom Six one of these days.

Statistics: Posted by vfx fan — Sun Apr 20, 2014 11:13 am


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Open Discussion • Re: The ILMfan General Movie Thread

by TylerMirage

Finally got around to watching The Desolation of Smaug the other day. First point of order, they should've re-titled the movie to be "The Hobbit: The Brief Appearance of Smaug After Two Hours of Boredom".

As I watched it, I was giving a couple of my…

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Open Discussion • Re: ILM's Next: Trans4,Ninja Turtles, Lucy,Unbroken,Avengers

by TylerMirage

Saw the TMNT preview on the big screen when I went to see Cap 2 yesterday (also showed Guardians of the Galaxy, Maleficent, Godzilla and Amazing Spider-Man 2. Seems odd that Maleficent was in there but TF4 wasn't, but whatever), and it looks a lot…

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Open Discussion • Re: RIP Jack Mongovan: ILM veteran artist

by TylerMirage

Man, that sucks. :(

Statistics: Posted by TylerMirage — Sun Apr 20, 2014 10:48 am


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Open Discussion • Re: Captain America clip...

by TylerMirage

Just watched it again last night. So good. So, so good. Luckily this one was just in regular 2D, so the action was a little easier to follow, though it was still rather chaotic.

The helicarrier stuff looked even better than before, though there were…

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Open Discussion • Re: The VFX Project Bidding Process

by TylerMirage

I guess mortal men were just not meant to know certain things...

Statistics: Posted by TylerMirage — Sun Apr 20, 2014 10:43 am


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Open Discussion • Re: ILM's Next: Trans4,Ninja Turtles, Lucy,Unbroken,Avengers

by ShaneP

vfx fan wrote:
Are we absolutely sure that ILM is on UNBROKEN? There are an awful lot of Animal Logic credits at IMDb.



Yes. It was confirmed in multiple media sources, including The Hollywood Reporter.

Statistics: Posted by ShaneP — Sat Apr 19, 2014 10:51 am


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Open Discussion • Re: ILM's Next: Trans4,Ninja Turtles, Lucy,Unbroken,Avengers

by vfx fan

Are we absolutely sure that ILM is on UNBROKEN? There are an awful lot of Animal Logic credits at IMDb.

Statistics: Posted by vfx fan — Sat Apr 19, 2014 12:13 am


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