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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: ROGUE ONE (Beware Spoilers!)

by ShaneP

Interview with John Knoll from Wired:

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Half of the piece is background leading up to supervising at ILM. The latter half covers his vfx supervising and Rogue One. Beware potential…

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Open Discussion • Re: Star Wars Rogue One(Hal and animation finished. Premiere TWO WEEKS AWAY! Todd and comp on fire!)

by ShaneP

Shhh!

Still a rumor.

Statistics: Posted by ShaneP — Mon Nov 28, 2016 10:05 pm


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Open Discussion • Re: ILM's Next: ROGUE ONE (Beware Spoilers!)

by ShaneP

Whoah….huh? I heard some rumblings but wrote them off as wishful thinking or wild speculation:

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Tarkin, rather, CUSHING to appear as Tarkin in Rogue One? Say wha? :eek:

But look at this…

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Open Discussion • Re: ILM's Next: ROGUE ONE

by ShaneP

I'm with you. The CG modeling on this show looks absolutely fantastic. It is amazing how far CG has come since the prequels regarding CG that looks like the best properly lit models ever.

And the space lighting on this might be attributed to John Knoll.…

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Open Discussion • Re: ILM's Next: ROGUE ONE

by Kmart

This last trailer has got some really good looking ship stuff towards the end. I mean, the lighting and the colors are just ... it's what it was always supposed to look like! Are these new folks, or just the same ol' same ol' with a new agenda? Really…

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