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Brian Pohl Second Previs Course

by malducin

Category: Miscellaneous

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

Category: Event

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

Category: Technology

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

Category: Article

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

Category: Miscellaneous

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

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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: ILM's Next: Ninja Turtles, Lucy,Unbroken,Avengers 2

by aslan

NO. No thank you ILM. Power rangers is not the type of show you want to be working on. TMNT is one thing, but this has no value at all and could not possibly provide you with the opportunity to create new and interesting work. It can do nothing but…

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Open Discussion • Re: ILM's Next: Ninja Turtles, Lucy,Unbroken,Avengers 2

by vfx fan

You read that correctly, as in MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS. Lionsgate is the studio, and I don't think I've ever seen a movie from them that I didn't like.

I couldn't stand the show, but a movie with a budget could open a world of…

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Open Discussion • Re: ILM's Next: Ninja Turtles, Lucy,Unbroken,Avengers 2

by ShaneP

A reboot of what?

Statistics: Posted by ShaneP — Mon Jul 21, 2014 10:12 pm


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Open Discussion • Re: ILM's Next: Ninja Turtles, Lucy,Unbroken,Avengers 2

by vfx fan

Very minor and tentative update: Wikipedia lists that ILM is on the POWER RANGERS reboot.

Statistics: Posted by vfx fan — Mon Jul 21, 2014 1:55 pm


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Open Discussion • Re: The General Movie Thread(now Laika's Boxtrolls)

by ShaneP

That is very cool. Cinefantastique would cover stuff no one else would. I came to the game with them a late(mid 90's) but did manage to order many back issues. And I would always keep an eye out for an issue at the local bookstore.

I'm thinking of…

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Open Discussion • Re: The General Movie Thread(now Laika's Boxtrolls)

by Kmart

General vfx-related ... The huge never-released never-even-printed STAR TREK TMP double issue of CINEFANTASTIQUE is finally getting a release in book form. !-- m --http://creaturefeatures.com/shop/books/ ... otomorrow/!-- m --

Yeah, I already ordered it,…

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Open Discussion • Re: ILM talks Transformers 4(now fxguide coverage)

by ninja turtle

TylerMirage wrote:
When he gets knocked over by the water? For the scene as a whole, I'm assuming that it's the typical combination of practical water and CG water.

I just love everything when the Dinobots rampage through Hong Kong. Their animation, the…

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Open Discussion • Re: Is ILM working on a documentary about a carousel?

by vfx fan

This should put a new spin on documentaries.

Statistics: Posted by vfx fan — Fri Jul 18, 2014 9:50 am


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Open Discussion • Re: ILM talks Transformers 4(now fxguide coverage)

by TylerMirage

ninja turtle wrote:
As a visual experience, the movie is worth the wait, thanks to the enormous set pieces and typical Bay shot composition, the other aspects are downright awful. The dialogues are atrocious, i wonder why Bay and Kruger think that they…

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