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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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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: The General Movie Thread

by aslan

Guardians of the galaxy was a lot of fun, genuine charm and wit.

This makes life more difficult for Star Wars. Doesn't James Gunn realise he was supposed to make a film secondary to SW ? It is not allowed to challenge SW natural place at the head of the…

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Open Discussion • Re: Is Phil Tippett working on Episode 7?

by aslan

The rumour I read seems to indicate he's doing stop motion for a small scene, like the chess board on the falcon.

Strange to say this, but I hope they don't go TOO practical on this film. I want it to look authentic and real, but not like a pastiche of a…

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

by aslan

2017 makes more sense for Tranny5. Don't want to rush a quality product.

I agree Tyler, no way can it be better than Trans4mers. just no way. :lol:

So I guess then that ILM will do Trek, BFG, Ninjas and Dr Strange.

Statistics: Posted by aslan — Thu Oct 02,…

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Open Discussion • Is Phil Tippett working on Episode 7?

by ShaneP

Some weird tweets been sent from him the last few months. I assumed he was working on Jurassic World.

But, is he also working on Episode 7?

Statistics: Posted by ShaneP — Wed Oct 01, 2014 3:44 pm


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Open Discussion • Re: Turtles coverage(now with fxguidetv)

by vfx fan

I do think that TMNT had more effort put into it than the TRANSFORMERS sequels did. You could sense that some passion went into TMNT and they wanted to make a good movie as well as try to please the fans by returning to the drawing board and changing…

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