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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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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 talks Transformers 4(now fxguide coverage)

by TylerMirage

ILM's got another cool breakdown of the work in Trans4mers.

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I love these breakdowns that they do. :D Sheds some light on some very interesting shots elements. A lot of things were…

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Open Discussion • Re: Star Wars Episode 7:An ancient Fear

by TylerMirage

Oh, man, another quote from a friend on mine on a different site.

Ross123 wrote:
And last but not least BB-8. Oh I knew the moment I saw this droid, I loved him. Like I mentioned before, this movie is using very little CGI as possible. If BB-8 is made…

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Open Discussion • Re: Star Trek V - actual behind the scenes mocon footage

by Kmart

The TMP book is really amazing. Tons of stuff I didn't know about and tons more I only knew a little about. Am just getting into the third section (book is divided into prep, production and post), but the earlier sections had a lot on the Abel…

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Open Discussion • Re: VFX Oscar 2014 Films, Nomination, Bake-Offs

by TylerMirage

tvaziri wrote:
TylerMirage wrote:Hooray! A mini-predictinator! :D

Huh, I can honestly say that I never noticed the amount of VFX Oscar winners as Best Picture nominees/winners. I'm actually surprised at the percentage.


I was surprised, too! But the key fact…

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Open Discussion • Re: VFX Oscar 2014 Films, Nomination, Bake-Offs

by tvaziri

TylerMirage wrote:
Hooray! A mini-predictinator! :D

Huh, I can honestly say that I never noticed the amount of VFX Oscar winners as Best Picture nominees/winners. I'm actually surprised at the percentage.


I was surprised, too! But the key fact is that it's…

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