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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 worked on First Man

by Kmart

You probably ought to pop for the digital collection -- it'd be a business expense for your contributions and time to the website, right?

Statistics: Posted by Kmart — Thu Jan 17, 2019 8:13 pm


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Open Discussion • Re: General Movie Thread: Now: Happy Holidays!

by ShaneP

So there is this film coming out called The Man Who Killed Hitler and The Bigfoot. :lol:

It stars Sam Elliot as this WW2 vet who is hired by the U.S. government to track and kill Sasquatch.

Here is the trailer:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UkP4bZKCHE8

Now,…

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Open Discussion • Re: The 'Bee Movie - Now Buzzing in Theatres

by ShaneP

Jason Smith talks to Vincent at ArtofVfx:

https://www.artofvfx.com/bumblebee-jaso ... ght-magic/

About 1500 vfx shots spread across ILM's locales, Rodeo fx, Scanline and Base, with an inhouse group doing 2D fixes on about 400 shots.

The Cybertron opening…

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Open Discussion • Re: ILM DID work on First Man

by ShaneP

I think they helped Pete Kuran, not Tippett. It may have been something about plates getting processed quickly as a favor -- it was in CINEFEX 32, that's all I recall.
Unfortunately, I dont have that issue. I have some from 86-87 onwards, but not that…

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Open Discussion • Re: ILM DID work on First Man

by Kmart

I think they helped Pete Kuran, not Tippett. It may have been something about plates getting processed quickly as a favor -- it was in CINEFEX 32, that's all I recall.

Statistics: Posted by Kmart — Wed Jan 16, 2019 6:56 pm


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