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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

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: VFX Oscar 2014 Films, Nomination, Bake-Offs

by aslan

I'm not going to get the chance to see this theatrically which is a real pain, was looking forward to it. I love Contact and this seems to be along those lines. But boy... it's really splitting opinions.

Filmakers seem enamoured of it though, which…

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Open Discussion • Re: Lucas Animation's and ILM's Strange Magic opens Jan. 201

by aslan

Yes. Arthur and the Invisibles, that was the one. Had no idea there was a sequel, or a threequel.

Hope this is better than that.

Statistics: Posted by aslan — Mon Nov 17, 2014 4:58 am


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

by tvaziri

PaulILMFan wrote:
I hated Interstellar as well the VFX choices were appalling.


So, you didn't like it.

Statistics: Posted by tvaziri — Sun Nov 16, 2014 2:32 pm


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

by vfx fan

I think they could've also come up with a more imaginative design for the INTERSTELLAR robots. I don't care how realistic it's trying to be...

Statistics: Posted by vfx fan — Fri Nov 14, 2014 12:11 pm


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

by ShaneP

Last movie I seen in theater was Godzilla.

Statistics: Posted by ShaneP — Thu Nov 13, 2014 11:17 pm


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