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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: Rinzler/Cotta Vaz Making of The Force Awakens canceled!

by ShaneP

Yes amazon still lists it as coming in October(I think it is). I have mine reserved as well in the vain hope Rinzler is just mistaken and it pops up in my mailbox one afternoon. :)

I've read it might have to do with potential spoilers for the future…

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Open Discussion • Re: The General Movie Thread(Now Trek 50th Blu-Ray set!)

by Kmart

In the bay area we had Creature Features (first with the imitable Bob Wilkins, then John Stanley) on KTVU channel 2. Not sure about what NIGHTMARE THEATER is.

Don't know about the Mansfield either, sorry.


Horror-wise, I'm very excited to hear that the…

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Open Discussion • Re: Rinzler/Cotta Vaz Making of The Force Awakens canceled!

by vfxblogisback

I've ordered it on Amazon but haven't yet received anything to say it's no longer coming....weird...

Statistics: Posted by vfxblogisback — Thu Aug 25, 2016 7:10 pm


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Open Discussion • Re: The General Movie Thread(Now Trek 50th Blu-Ray set!)

by ShaneP

I remember watching some old Hal Holbrook haunted house movie Ghost Story from the 70s or 80s too. But I don't remember a whole lot what it was about.

There are really so many of those.

Kmart, what is that old creepy horror movie about that satanic cult…

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Open Discussion • Re: The General Movie Thread(Now Trek 50th Blu-Ray set!)

by Kmart

Have heard good things about an oldie called THE UNINVITED for decades, but always missed it. Picked up a Criterion DVD of it today, am looking forward to a good story and some actual scares. And yeah, the Wise HAUNTING is very good, too. I had heard…

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