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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: General Movie Thread: Baby Driver! War for the Planet of the Apes!

by TylerMirage

ShaneP wrote:
70 HOUR weeks?

That's absurd. Are you union?


Yeah, but it's DGC, so that's what we're paid for, therefore expected to work. Sometimes I get lucky and only work 65 hours. :lol:

Statistics: Posted by TylerMirage — Fri Nov 17, 2017 11:22 pm


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Open Discussion • Re: General Movie Thread: Baby Driver! War for the Planet of the Apes!

by ShaneP

70 HOUR weeks?

That's absurd. Are you union?

Statistics: Posted by ShaneP — Fri Nov 17, 2017 6:29 pm


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Open Discussion • Re: ILM's Next: Aquaman! Black Panther! Bumblebee! The Irishman!Overlord! A Quiet Place!

by ShaneP

Most of ILM's work on the Hulk in Thor: Ragnarok centered around the initial Hulk/Thor "fight" in the arena and the standalone buddy segments. The final act Hulk on the Rainbow bridge was done by Framestore using a modified ILM asset.

Statistics: Posted…

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Open Discussion • Re: ILM's Next: Aquaman! Black Panther! Bumblebee! The Irishman!Overlord!

by TylerMirage

ShaneP wrote:
No, he has his own on-set stunt double. A person. I can just see Bumblebee sitting back in his chair while the poor stunt guy gets put through the maze of explosions and debris. And I'm sure his catering budget alone is keeping several Bay…

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Open Discussion • Re: General Movie Thread: Baby Driver! War for the Planet of the Apes!

by TylerMirage

ShaneP wrote:
No, you're not crazy for saying that. That's Weta's work on George. I'm sure the filmmakers just went: "Hey, let's use that great ape asset you have, with modifications."
I was personally underwhlemed by it all. I wanted to see something…

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