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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: ILM vet John Goodson advises on Smithsonian Enterprise(now joined by Bill George and Kim Smith)

by ShaneP

Update on this restoration undertaken by the Smithsonian and ILMers John Goodson, Bill George and ILM alum Kim Smith

Big unveiling on this restored art tomorrow just in time for the Trek anniversary, as well as the release of Trek Beyond and the 40th…

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Open Discussion • Re: Dneg goes Trekking…with Shoreh Aghdashloo.

by ShaneP

It is strange but back when the first trailer and images dropped showing the alien girl in the white makeup I thought she looked and sounded like Rihanna.

And now, for the pop kids:

Rihanna sings "Trek me out"

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Open Discussion • Re: Dneg goes Trekking…with Shoreh Aghdashloo.

by Kmart

My intent had been to talk with Atomic Fiction as well as do the three DNeg interviews, but as it turned out, I had to make do with just the one interview with Peter. I did wind up getting an interview (way too late for this article) with the concep…

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Open Discussion • Re: Dneg goes Trekking…with Shoreh Aghdashloo.

by PaulILMFan

Kmart wrote:
Wish I'd known to ask about that stuff with the flaming FRANKLIN (sounds like a gay Sesame St character) surrounded by plumes of fire. It's like somebody looked at VOYAGER's opening credits and said, 'replace the nebula with pyro.' (me,…

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Open Discussion • Re: Dneg goes Trekking…with Shoreh Aghdashloo.

by Kmart

Wish I'd known to ask about that stuff with the flaming FRANKLIN (sounds like a gay Sesame St character) surrounded by plumes of fire. It's like somebody looked at VOYAGER's opening credits and said, 'replace the nebula with pyro.' (me, I'd've said,…

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