Posts: VES

ILM in Europe at eDIT/VES 2002

by malducin

The lineup for eDIT/VES 2002 has been recently been posted and ILM will have three presentations: two for Attack of the Clones and one for Men in Black 2. Other presentation include Spider-Man and Stuart Little 2 (Imageworks), Dinotopia (Framestore/CFC), Reign of Fire (The Secret Lab) and the games and film talk (Electronic Arts).

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VES 2002 Will Have ILM Alumni Dave Carson and Henry LaBounta

by malducin

The details of the last session of VES 2002 are now up and two ILM alumni will be among the presenters: Dave Carson and Henry LaBounta. The session discusses the convergence of video games and films.

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VES 2002 Completes Schedule with VFX Legends and Luminaries

by malducin

VES has almost completed updating it festival schedule and as always there are many more great speakers. Some include legends like Ray Harryhausen himself and many pioneers like Doug Trumbull, Tom Porter, Rocco Gioffre and Mark Stetson. Also ILM Animation Supervisor Dan Taylor will make an appearance.

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VES 2002 Episode 2 Schedule

by malducin

VES has just posted the schedule for the Visual Effects Festival. Rob Coleman will present on Saturday, while John Knoll, Pablo Helman and Ben Snow will present on Sunday. Additionally John Dykstra, the original Star Wars supervisor, will present the VFX work for Spider-Man on Friday.

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VES Festival 2002 to Have Huge Coverage of Episode 2 Work

by malducin

The VES Festival website has recently been updated and now includes the schedule of their program for this years Festival. There will be 10 presentations, with 4 dedicated to ILM, all 4 to the work on Episode 2. In addition there will be a talks on Spider-Man, Black Hawk Down, a retrospective on Pixar, an interview with FX legend Doug Trumbull, a retrospective on Blade Runner, and an event called 'Creating the Character'.

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VES 2002 Festival Preview

by malducin

The Visual Effects Society has updated both their website and the specific one for the VES Visual FX Festival 2002. The festival will take place in San Rafael, CA (current home of ILM), as was announced during the past festival, from June 14 till June 16.

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VES to Screen Planet of the Apes

by malducin

The Visual Effects Society will screen Tim Burton's Planet of the Apes on August 7 in LA, and FX supervisor Bill George will be on hand for a Q&A session.

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ILM Dazzles at the VES 2001 Festival

by malducin

The recently concluded VES 2001 Festival of Visual Effects concluded this past Sunday, June 24, 2001. Again this year several ILM projects were showcased and several other current and former ILM guys were on hand presenting their magic. The two main ILM projects that were presented was the work on The Mummy Returns and Pearl Harbor, both big events at the festival. But probably nothing was more impressive than the Star Wars (original) and Close Encounters of the Third Kind reunion, a virtual who's who of FX pioneers.

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ILM at VES 2001

by malducin

VES, the Visual Effects Society, has just announced their program for this years Festival of Visual Effects. The festival runs from June 22nd till June 24, in Los Angeles.

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VES 2000: A Festival of Visual Effects

by thefan

On July 14th-16th, ILM will be discussing the political ramifications of the US Senate's recent vote on Senate Joint Resolutions 5. no of course not, just checking to see if you were paying attention. They'll be speaking about what they always speak about, visual effects. A whole host of people will be there; Stefen Fangmeier will be there discussing The Perfect Storm, and some ex-ILMer's will be there too (Neil Krepela and others).

Check out the offical website at: VES 2000

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