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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: Star Wars Episode 7:An ancient Fear

by PaulILMFan

Falcon looked ok but way too CGI the rest looked very very cheap :oops: the opening shot especially looked like it belonged in another movie the actor is also very weak :roll: but also confirms the lame plot rumour is most likely true :omg:
Spoiler: show
The floating…

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Open Discussion • Re: Star Wars Episode 7:An ancient Fear

by TylerMirage

Pfft, one of my other internet friend's comment about the teaser:

Ross123 wrote:
As far as I've heard, the film crew are using as little CGIas possible in favour for more traditional practical affects. I'm glad to see some old school film making again.…

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Open Discussion • Re: Star Wars Episode 7:An ancient Fear

by ShaneP

Perhaps with the exception of Gore Verbinski, I enjoy JJ's work with ILM more than any other director. They build sets and use background plates and try and do stuff in-camera when they can, but they will use CG if it helps the shot. The results, for…

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Open Discussion • Re: There be Jurassic World [spoilers] here!

by TylerMirage

aslan wrote:
Regarding the limited story appearance, when the title Jurassic WORLD was announced, I had visions of a more expansive plot. Given that the end of JP3 showed the dino's escaping the island I wanted something along the lines of the animals…

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Open Discussion • Re: Star Wars Episode 7:An ancient Fear

by TylerMirage

Oh yeah, 'Dat Millenium Falcon shot. :D

Statistics: Posted by TylerMirage — Fri Nov 28, 2014 2:10 pm


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