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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: Unbroken,Avengers 2,Star Wars 7,Tomorrowland

by vfx fan

ex-ILMer Stefen Fangmeier was the supe for SIN CITY 2. Sadly, the most memorable thing about the movie was seeing his name scroll up in the credits.

Oh yeah, and I was also literally the only person in the theater. I remember that, too. I don't ever…

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Open Discussion • Re: ILM's Next: Unbroken,Avengers 2,Star Wars 7,Tomorrowland

by TylerMirage

ShaneP wrote:
Oh my God! Tyler is producing the Sponge Bob film!


Shhhh...

ninja turtle wrote:
No, please, with Sponge Bob, ILM will touch the bottom :D


Bikini Bottom, amirite? :D

Statistics: Posted by TylerMirage — Fri Aug 22, 2014 7:57 pm


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Open Discussion • Re: Turtles article

by TylerMirage

Sh...Sh...Shot count? Shot count? SHOTTTTT CCCCOOOOOUUUUUNNNNNTTTTTT!!!!!!! SHOTTTTT CCCCOOOOOUUUUUNNNNNTTTTTT!!!!!!! SHOTTTTT CCCCOOOOOUUUUUNNNNNTTTTTT!!!!!!!

!-- m --https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U7y6kXwMo_M!-- m --

:e_confused: Ahem...

I'm very surprised that…

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Open Discussion • Re: Godzilla II 2018

by TylerMirage

ninja turtle wrote:
How is the fx work in Godzilla 2014 ? I didn't see it


They're pretty good. I wouldn't say that they're Oscar-winning (Oscar nomination, at best), but they're far from terrible. The biggest problem is that it suffers from the "let's…

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Open Discussion • Re: Lola...la...la...Lola : an appreciation thread.

by TylerMirage

I remember not having a single clue that old Peggy was VFX work. I was like "Man, that make-up is good. Wonder if they enhanced it a bit digitally?" Only to discover that they went full Benjamin Button on us.

Also, I think Lola needs to get on some…

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Open Discussion • Re: Gareth Edwards Star Wars Spinoff

by TylerMirage

warlordsbane wrote:
I hope the announce the film soon.


I'd say that once Star Wars VII gets well underway to filming (read: notable filming news, not just "Abrams on set with R2D2"), then they'll start dishing some development news on the spin-off. For…

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Open Discussion • Re: The Huntsman 2016

by TylerMirage

I actually enjoyed the first film, and if this one focuses more on The Huntsman, then I'm game.

Statistics: Posted by TylerMirage — Fri Aug 22, 2014 7:41 pm


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Open Discussion • Re: The Imaginarium Studios

by ShaneP

Now now. No reason to call another user a snob just because of a disagreement on the interwebz.

As for ILM's mo cap work and if it sucks or not: That's a matter of opinion. They did win an SciTech Oscar for iMOCAP. They must be doing something right.

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Open Discussion • Re: ILM's Next: Unbroken,Avengers 2,Star Wars 7,Tomorrowland

by ShaneP

Ehh, I saw those comparison shots of the Golden Gate and just chalked it up to Todd's obsessive compulsion over movie marketing.

Statistics: Posted by ShaneP — Thu Aug 21, 2014 10:05 pm


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