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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 • Life vfx coverage(Now AWN article)

by ShaneP

ILM did the opening ISS space station sequence for the film, with San Francisco handling the exterior and London, the interiors.

Here is Trevor Hogg's AWN article with plenty of film stills and some WIP shots:

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Open Discussion • Re: Inarritu and ILMxLab go undocumented VR

by ShaneP

Inarritu is releasing this film at Cannes next month. Called Carne y Arena.

Statistics: Posted by ShaneP — Sun Apr 23, 2017 10:11 pm


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Open Discussion • Re: ILM's Next: A Wrinkle In Time! Black Panther! Ready Player One! Star Wars Episode 8!

by ShaneP

For all we know Singapore might be packed right now and they are waiting for the load to lighten before they jump in and that's why they're not listed yet.

Could be. I do know Ready Player One is being worked on in Singapore. They might just be booked…

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Open Discussion • Re: ILM's Next: A Wrinkle In Time! Black Panther! Ready Player One! Star Wars Episode 8!

by vfx fan

Well, ILM is usually the only vendor listed on the credits on the movie posters in most of the Marvel films they're involved in if that's any indication of who the primary vendor is. Though shot count doesn't seem to mean primary vendor, either. Of…

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Open Discussion • Re: ILM's Next: A Wrinkle In Time! Black Panther! Ready Player One! Star Wars Episode 8!

by ShaneP

ninja turtle wrote:
According to ILM's site, only San Francisco studio is working on Avengers Infinity War. It sounds a bit strange, or maybe they aren't the the primal vendor this time?


Yes they might not be. In fact, I'm not sure if these films have…

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