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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: A Wrinkle In Time! Black Panther! Ready Player One! Star Wars Episode 8!

by ShaneP

Fincher Pitt and Zombies oh my!

http://variety.com/2017/film/news/david ... 202399978/

Seriously, Fincher directing World War Z 2?

Crazy. But good working relationship with Pitt.

Statistics: Posted by ShaneP — Wed Apr 26, 2017 9:39 pm


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Open Discussion • Knoll, Hickel at NAB…Knoll has new Star Wars story idea!

by ShaneP

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Knoll is apparently coming up with something and is "about 75 percent there" with the story. He hasn't presented it to Kennedy yet.

I do really hope it is something different in the…

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Open Discussion • Re: Life vfx coverage(Now AWN and ArtofVfx articles)

by ShaneP

This is what they did for the show. Might be the length of time they had too because it was a shortened schedule for them(four months). Likely had to put many eyes on it to get it done. Even with a self-contained sequence like this if they only had a…

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Open Discussion • Re: ILM's Next: A Wrinkle In Time! Black Panther! Ready Player One! Star Wars Episode 8!

by vfx fan

The 'Blum has...uh...joined the cast...CAST...of...uhh...Jurassic World 2.

That is all.

Statistics: Posted by vfx fan — Wed Apr 26, 2017 5:10 pm


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Open Discussion • Re: Life vfx coverage(Now AWN and ArtofVfx articles)

by vfx fan

Is this the only sequence they worked on or is this just the only sequence AWN is covering right now? I seem to recall their credits being a fairly good length. While definitely not as large as Dneg's, it was certainly more than 50 people.

Statistics:…

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