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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: Lucy article

by TylerMirage

Finally got around to watching this. I fully admit that I enjoyed it far more than I thought I would. Once you get past the whole concept of (which was slightly better than what I was told it was) how she basically becomes a god :roll: because she uses her…

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Open Discussion • Re: Unbroken in Cinefex

by The Cynic

Yes, TylerMirage, lame joke! But clever! :cheers:

Statistics: Posted by The Cynic — Tue Feb 24, 2015 10:03 pm


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

by TylerMirage

And the winner is...

INTERSTELLAR!

Congrats to the FX team! The only reason I'm looking forward to seeing this movie is for the FX work.

And Todd, you should feel ashamed of yourself. Leading us all astray like that...

;)

Statistics: Posted by TylerMirage —…

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Open Discussion • Re: Unbroken in Cinefex

by TylerMirage

The Cynic wrote:
I agree. It would be nice to see ILM tackle more history-based work. Any Marvel characters exist in the Civil War era?


*activates super nerd mode*

Civil War? Why, yes, there is.

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Open Discussion • Re: Unbroken in Cinefex

by ShaneP

The thing that would be cool about a vfx Civil war film is you could control the troops and art direct it all. A fx film you could have all the carnage and brutality and control it and make it as accurate as possible. One thing about all the big…

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