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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: Baby Driver! War for the Planet of the Apes!

by ShaneP

Kmart wrote:
I have adopted each new one pretty faithfully. I went from theatrical to 'slighty extra violence/int'l'' version that was on Criterion when I got my LD player, then starting in 92 or 93 I watched the director's cut exclusively up till the…

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Open Discussion • Re: General Movie Thread: Baby Driver! War for the Planet of the Apes!

by Kmart

I have adopted each new one pretty faithfully. I went from theatrical to 'slighty extra violence/int'l'' version that was on Criterion when I got my LD player, then starting in 92 or 93 I watched the director's cut exclusively up till the time Final Cut…

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Open Discussion • Re: General Movie Thread: Baby Driver! War for the Planet of the Apes!

by ShaneP

I forgot to ask you Kmart but which BR cut do you prefer?

I have all three main cuts(Theatrical,Director's and Final) and almost always watch the Directors.

Statistics: Posted by ShaneP — Mon Oct 16, 2017 2:27 pm


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Open Discussion • Re: ILM's Next: Aquaman! Black Panther! Bumblebee! The Irishman!

by ShaneP

ILM is working on the JJ production Overlord. Apparently about some American GIs stuck behind the lines on D-Day who have to fight monsters. Some rumors say this is another Cloverfield universe movie.

Statistics: Posted by ShaneP — Thu Oct 12, 2017 4:15 pm


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Open Discussion • Re: General Movie Thread: Baby Driver! War for the Planet of the Apes!

by ShaneP

Kmart wrote:
I'm starting to really get into s-l-o-w movies ... it may have started with STALKER about 10 years back. Anyway, if I can find a decent theater up here showing it in 2D, I'm going as soon as I am out from under a lot of writing deadlines. I…

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