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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

by malducin

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 action firgures!

by vfx fan

I could imagine worse toys for kids to play with.

Statistics: Posted by vfx fan — Sat Sep 13, 2014 10:11 am


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Open Discussion • Re: ILM's Next: Unbroken,Avengers 2,Star Wars 7,Tomorrowland

by tvaziri

ShaneP wrote:
Nimoy and Shatner were nearby in Trek 4 too if I remember right.


You remember correctly. Just a few hundred feet away from that spot.

Statistics: Posted by tvaziri — Wed Sep 10, 2014 1:17 pm


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Open Discussion • Re: ILM's Next: Unbroken,Avengers 2,Star Wars 7,Tomorrowland

by ShaneP

Yes it was the comic cons I heard were doing something with Tomorrowland.

They said we'd get our first look at the film. I guess they could just show more concept art but I'm assuming footage from the film itself.

Statistics: Posted by ShaneP — Fri Sep…

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Open Discussion • Re: Camera shake...

by aslan

All films should be visually incomprehensible!! As if the cameraman had to film everything with a 200lb camera on their shoulder.

It would be totally real!!

Statistics: Posted by aslan — Fri Sep 05, 2014 8:03 am


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Open Discussion • Re: ILM's Next: Unbroken,Avengers 2,Star Wars 7,Tomorrowland

by aslan

Yeah, next years looking truly amazing.

There are a couple of conventions coming up in the next few weeks where Disney will begin promotion for Tomorrowland. I hope your right Shane and we get a teaser. I think New York comicon is one of them.

I have no…

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Open Discussion • Re: ILM's Next: Unbroken,Avengers 2,Star Wars 7,Tomorrowland

by ShaneP

You and me both. 2015 should be a classic year for ILM. I thought I read somewhere on the interwebz Tomorrowland would see it's first teaser shortly.

But in less than a year and a half we will see a new SW film with the classic cast. Unreal.

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Open Discussion • Re: ILM's Next: Unbroken,Avengers 2,Star Wars 7,Tomorrowland

by aslan

Looking forward to getting some info on Tomorrowland. It's flying under the radar at the moment but I get the feeling it's a bigger project than might be expected, with the chance of some spectacular visuals. I'm assuming ILM will be finished on this…

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Open Discussion • Re: The General Movie Thread

by aslan

I would bet that the flames in Clones are practical. Don't recall cg fire being that evolved at the time.

Statistics: Posted by aslan — Thu Sep 04, 2014 3:46 am


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