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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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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

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The credits for Cocoon, directed by Ron Howard, have been completed.

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The Goonies Credits Complete

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The credits for The Goonies, directed by Richard Donner, have been completed.

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Open Discussion • Re: ILM talks Transformers 4(now fxguide coverage)

by TylerMirage

I still think that "Evasion Mode" Optimus (aka, rusty POS Optimus in the barn) is some of the best work in the movie. Some solid work on the lighting makes him blend him unbelievably well. He looks tangible in nearly every shot.

aslan wrote:
Transformers…

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Open Discussion • Re: VFX Oscar 2014 Films, Nomination, Bake-Offs

by TylerMirage

aslan wrote:
When was the last time ILM didn't receive a nomination? Was it 95?


I believe so, yeah.

I still have no clue why that year had only two nominations. :-? Multiple years prior had three nominated films. And every subsequent year after had (at…

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Open Discussion • Re: VFX Oscar 2014 Films, Nomination, Bake-Offs

by aslan

:D Your so right Tyler.

Still, looking forward to this.

When was the last time ILM didn't receive a nomination? Was it 95?

Statistics: Posted by aslan — Tue Oct 21, 2014 4:36 am


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Open Discussion • Re: ILM talks Transformers 4(now fxguide coverage)

by aslan

Transformers films suck.

Just wanted to reiterate this opinion.

Statistics: Posted by aslan — Tue Oct 21, 2014 4:30 am


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Open Discussion • Re: ILM in London...

by aslan

I don't see ILM getting Bond. It's such a British institution with lots of little Englander mindset about it. They will always go with the British companies I feel.

I would like to see them on a Nolan film too, but again, why would he abandon his…

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