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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: Star Wars Rogue One(Knoll teases Hammerhead crews fate!)

by ShaneP

Oh my God ILM! The Hammerhead crew survives their suicide mission in space only to jettison down to the surface of Scarif in time to witness the DS laser striking the planet's ocean, thus sealing their doom!

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Open Discussion • ILM Scores 18 VES 2017 Award Nominations!

by ShaneP

Here is a list of the nominated projects(via VES) I've bolded ILM nominations for each category.

The nominations:

Outstanding Visual Effects in a Photoreal Feature

Doctor Strange
Stephane Ceretti
Susan Pickett
Richard Bluff
Vincent Cirelli
Paul Corbould


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Open Discussion • Re: Star Wars Rogue One(Now: fxguide in-depth look)

by ShaneP

Star Wars: Rogue One leads the 2016 VES awards with 7 nominations.

Doctor Strange followed next with 6 nods along with Kubo and the Two Strings. Deepwater Horizon, and Silence also scored nominations.

ILM alum Ken Ralston is this year's recipient of the…

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Open Discussion • Re: The General Movie Thread: Now Breaking Bad!

by ShaneP

Finally watched Hell or High Water last Friday. Great movie! Ben Foster and Jeff Bridges are both their usually great selves but Chris Pine does a great job too.

Statistics: Posted by ShaneP — Mon Jan 09, 2017 4:18 pm


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Open Discussion • Re: Star Wars Rogue One(Now: fxguide in-depth look)

by ShaneP

Vincent Frei at ArtofVfx talks to John Knoll about Rogue One:

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You can tell from reading this that Knoll had a lot of fun, and felt it was a privilege, making this film and the finished…

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