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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: ILM's Next: De-Aging the DeNiro in Scorsese's The Irishman. Jurassic Park 2 Super Bowl trailer!

by vfx fan

Yeah, a lot of the action scenes looked a little cartoony for a movie that was one of the more serious films in the canon.

To me, both this movie and Wonder Woman seemed a product of a talented filmmaker that is just inexperienced with big CGI shots.…

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Open Discussion • Re: The Last Jedi (The good, the bad, the ugly, and the...*$%@!)

by ShaneP

Ben Morris talks to Barbara Robertson for Studio Daily about the film:

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One of his favorite moments was seeing Frank Oz back doing Yoda. So apparently, Oz didn't just do the voice but…

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Open Discussion • Re: ILM's Next: De-Aging the DeNiro in Scorsese's The Irishman. Jurassic Park 2 Super Bowl trailer!

by ninja turtle

From various clips i have seen, the cg in Black Panther is so horrible that i refuse to believe ILM or other Top companies worked on it. Especially the digidoubles look awful.

Statistics: Posted by ninja turtle — Sat Feb 17, 2018 4:37 am


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Open Discussion • Re: Ready Player One Trailer

by PaulILMFan

AI that was a pretty decent effort so was War Of The Worlds & even Minority Report had a few good moments!

Last good Spielberg film I saw was Indy 4 so now he is about to start Indy 5 either later this year or early next but I think Harrison is too old…

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