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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: Young Han Solo spinoff movie: Help Me Opie Wan Kenobi, You're My Only Hope!

by ShaneP

Word came a few days ago that one of the producers on the show, veteran Allison Sheamur, died last week at the age of 54 after a short battle with lung cancer.
She worked at Paramount, Disney and then went independent and co-produced Star Wars: Rogue…

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Open Discussion • Re: 2018 VFX Oscars - OFFICIAL FIVE NOMINEES ANNOUNCED

by ShaneP

Yeah it doesn't surprise me they key-framed Apes that much. That's the way it has been for every last one of Serkis' projects with them yet considering the amount of press he's garnered you would think he was the actor and sole animator all by himself.

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Open Discussion • Re: The Last Jedi (The good, the bad, the ugly, and the...*$%@!)

by ShaneP

Yeah I am still undecided if I will even see this one in the theater. That has never happened before on a SW film but I was never really enthused about this ever since they announced it and then said they were recasting it.

As for the Story Group, I…

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Open Discussion • Re: 2018 VFX Oscars - OFFICIAL FIVE NOMINEES ANNOUNCED

by The Cynic

Glad KONG got a nom, sorta surprised DUNKIRK and SHAPE OF WATER missed the cut...not because I thought they should have but kinda expected the Fx Branch of the Academy to toss in a wild card...Actually really shocked DUNKIRK wasn't nominated..FYI-At the…

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Open Discussion • Re: The Last Jedi (now with muppet Yoda and behind the scenes looks!)

by PaulILMFan

ShaneP wrote:
PaulILMFan wrote:
On the subject of the Solo movie there is still not a single official image or any video whatsoever and it launches in just over 3 months so its either a gigantic mess or they are still editing away either way its not a…

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