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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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b'Ars 2015: Concept Art for VFX: The ILM Art Department

b'Ars 2015: Concept Art for VFX: The ILM Art Department

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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: First look at Warcraft orcs!

by bigj1968

I genuinely cannot believe how beautifully rendered the Orc is.I asked my daughter and girlfriend if they thought it was make up or cg, both said make up, says it all,you can look on those images and actually believe the Orc was real.love it
Jon

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Open Discussion • Re: ILM may move to London for new Star Wars movies!

by addseo1115

the word from some in fx was that the Mouse house was pressuring them to do so too.
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Statistics: Posted by addseo1115 — Fri May 22, 2015 2:02 am


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Open Discussion • Re: The General Movie Thread(Now: Mad Max Fury Road)

by ShaneP

Kmart wrote:
Sounds like Dorothy Gale must have been the onset physical effects supervisor.


When the war boys prepare to die they have their mouths sprayed with chrome in a can……or is it tin? Tin Man?

Mad Max Fury Road….it's yellow like the…

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Open Discussion • Re: The General Movie Thread(Now: Mad Max Fury Road)

by Kmart

Sounds like Dorothy Gale must have been the onset physical effects supervisor.

Statistics: Posted by Kmart — Thu May 21, 2015 9:56 pm


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Open Discussion • Re: Practical vs Reality

by ShaneP

Well, if you combine your reports of the budget being 90 and now 70-75 million as well as the numerous reshoots report you mentioned, it's entirely possible they really did shoot two movies as Manuel joked about earlier.
So what we got on screen looked…

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