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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: Solo's solo: Tippett plays 3D chess, on-set LED hyperspace, practical/CG hybrid creatures!

by ShaneP

Harrison Ford as a Young Solo in Solo:

:lol:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ANXucrz7Hjs

Statistics: Posted by ShaneP — Thu Oct 18, 2018 6:38 pm


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Open Discussion • Re: First AQUAMAN trailer is in...

by ShaneP

And the second trailer....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WaWnLiffxJ4

Great underwater creature work. Also like Mamoa's look at the end echoing the silver age look of Aquaman's getup.

Statistics: Posted by ShaneP — Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:47 pm


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Open Discussion • Re: Solo's solo: Tippett plays 3D chess, on-set LED hyperspace, practical/CG hybrid creatures!

by ninja turtle

Yes, this hybrid work practical/ cg throughout the movie is seamless. I was very impressed also by the long train heist sequence : the combination of all the vfx elements and real locations is faultless, it never gives the impression of being on …

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Open Discussion • Re: Solo's solo: Tippett plays 3D chess, on-set LED hyperspace, practical/CG hybrid creatures!

by ShaneP

Yeah, Rio is also a hybrid. They hired a circus acrobat to play part of that role and then added CG enhancements. Mostly it was face and upper arms = CG and lower arms and torso = practical. That article above talks about all of those characters. They…

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Open Discussion • Re: Solo's solo: Tippett plays 3D chess, on-set LED hyperspace, practical/CG hybrid creatures!

by ninja turtle

Thanks Shane for the article, but Aslan is right, i was referring to alien pilot called Rio Durant. The process for the creation of Proxima and the female droid is pretty clear, i found a bit confusing the explanation of the technique used for the…

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