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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: Does anybody remember AHEM here?

by ShaneP

If ILM working on their first Bond film didn't pull Ahem out of the woodwork I'm not sure what would. Knowing his real name would probably be a good start.

I also remember his lively discussion with splinebender leading to a short war of words. :lol:

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Open Discussion • Re: Does anybody remember AHEM here?

by Kmart

I did pitch covering MOTHER to a couple places, but no takers. Probably wouldn't have worked anyway, have had zero luck with previous stories involving that DP. IRON MAN 2 and NOAH both were assigned by ICG and ultimately didn't happen (the latter AFTER…

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Open Discussion • Re: Does anybody remember AHEM here?

by vfx fan

I remember him bitching about Superman and Sony Imageworks. Good times. Frankly, I've wondered where he went myself, but I'm just not as well-connected as Shane to figure it out.

On another note, Kmart, are you interviewing any of the fx crew for MOTHER!…

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Open Discussion • Re: Does anybody remember AHEM here?

by ShaneP

I remember him very well and his input here is missed.

I went looking for him a while back and googled him but the only Ahem I found was clearly not him unless he had undergone a brain transplant.

It's too bad as he knew a shitload of stuff about UK…

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Open Discussion • Does anybody remember AHEM here?

by Kmart

We had a UK poster with a tremendous knowledge of SUPERMAN and Meddings and all things UK in-camera a number of years back. Was wondering if anybody knew if he hangs out on some board currently. Am doing a profile on Chris Corbould for VFXVOICE -- to…

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