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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(Now Homemade's R1 trailer!)

by ShaneP

China Trailer for Rogue One:

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I am going to just say this now: this film has some of the best SW imagery ever. Yes, it lacks context without the story but just on its own it has outstanding,…

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Open Discussion • Re: ILM's Next: ROGUE ONE (Beware Spoilers!)

by ShaneP

I'm going to try and be objective here(which I know is impossible), but this has perhaps the best SW imagery ever.

Just gorgeous stuff.

China trailer:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A-TpMXQojRA

Statistics: Posted by ShaneP — Thu Dec 08, 2016 12:02 am


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Open Discussion • Re: Transformers 5: The Last Knight (First teaser!)

by ShaneP

vfxfan, I agree about Bay and the TF franchise. Bay has been doing these now for a decade. But hey, as I said some time ago, ILM likes working with him and he with them. He also loves to shoot plenty of live action and then add CG to it rather than just…

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Open Discussion • Re: Transformers 5: The Last Knight (First teaser!)

by vfx fan

I'd rather see Michael Bay direct more movies like PAIN & GAIN, which was a masterpiece, IMO. 13 HOURS was pretty well done, too. I think the man could direct some really good action movies, but Paramount seems to be holding him hostage on TRANSFORMERS.…

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Open Discussion • Re: Star Wars Rogue One(ILM has wrapped! Premiere Two Weeks Away!)

by ShaneP

Homemade's Rogue One trailer:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OCPhLPWtUr8

:lol:

Sometimes these are better than the movies they are covering. I hope it is not the case with R1 even though this is terrific.

Statistics: Posted by ShaneP — Wed Dec 07, 2016 2:19 pm


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