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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: General Movie Thread: Now: Space...the final frontier

by PaulILMFan

The Matrix 4 announced!
https://deadline.com/2019/08/the-matrix ... 202674278/

If nothing else the VFX will most likely mind blowing like the trilogy but I hope its more part 1 than 3 that film was REALLY tedious & boring!

Statistics: Posted by PaulILMFan

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Open Discussion • Re: Is it possible ILM is returning to LA and opening another studio?

by ShaneP

So I started this thread well over a year ago and thought this was going to happen. I still think this is really happening. We should very soon have at least a little ILM shingle again doing mocap akin to what they had for Rango(Hickel mentioned they…

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Open Discussion • Re: Disney greenlights CHILDREN OF BLOOD AND BONE under Lucasfilm banner...

by ShaneP

Disney seems intent buying up existing IPs and rebooting their own animated classics right now rather than anything risky and original. Gotta please your shareholders you know.

Statistics: Posted by ShaneP — Fri Aug 16, 2019 5:11 pm


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Open Discussion • Re: Disney greenlights CHILDREN OF BLOOD AND BONE under Lucasfilm banner...

by vfx fan

I'm just wondering what kind of movies they'll be putting out under the division, since St. George himself no longer has a connection to the company. I'd like to see Disney get involved in more risky and even R-rated fare, perhaps resurrecting…

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Open Discussion • Re: Disney greenlights CHILDREN OF BLOOD AND BONE under Lucasfilm banner...

by ShaneP

Great find vfxfan. As for ILM's involvement, it would be likely they would be involved in some way if Lucasfilm were producing it. Sounds like it is still very early on in development still even though they already have a director lined up.

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