Posts: Behind the Scenes

Cinefex Issue 89 Covers Time Machine and Lord of the Rings VFX Work

by malducin

The latest Cinefex has started to appear on bookstores and contains coverage on The Lord of the Rings, The Time Machine and Black Hawk Down. Not only does it cover ILM's work on The Time Machine, but also their connection to Weta and Lord of the Rings, and this latest issue also brings new changes.

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Official Site Showcases Pearl Harbor Before and After Magic

by malducin

The official ILM site has just been updated with a link to a behind the scenes look at their work on Pearl Harbor. You'll be able to watch plenty of before and after shots of ILM's work on the film.

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Cinescape Interviews Bill George on New E.T. Work

by malducin

Genre magazine Cinescape has an exclusive interview with VFX Supervisor Bill George, regarding his career, Internet rumors and the work done for the Special Edition of E.T., in their March 2002 issue. They have a small preview available at their website.

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LA Times Reports on VFX Bake-Off Event

by malducin

The LA Times recently published an article detailing this years VFX Bake-Off. The article recounts some of the presenters, including Stan Winston for AI, Dan Taylor for Jurassic Park 3 and Rob Legato for Harry Potter. It also includes a description of the general ambiance inside the theatre, the trials and tribulations of VFX fans inside the theatre and Dennis Muren getting the news that AI was nominated.

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VFXPro Gives Bake-off Preview

by malducin

A new article on VFXPro rounds up the 8 finalists which yesterday competed on the Academy VFX Bake-off. Besides the already published articles on Pearl Harbor, Lord of the Rings and Black Hawk Down, we get new mini articles on the other nominees, including AI, Jurassic Park 3, Cats and Dogs, Fast and the Furious, and Harry Potter.

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Cinefex Issue 88 Covers Harry Potter VFX

by malducin

The latest Cinefex is out and it includes coverage of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. Rob Legato was the overall FX supervisor and Imageworks was the main provider. ILM's work was supervised by Roger Guyett.

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CGI Magazine Covers Planet of the Apes FX Work

by malducin

FX writer Kevin H. Martin strikes back with a new article about the FX work in Tim Burton's Planet of the Apes for CGI magazine. And unlike most Apes, coverage this one concentrates on ILM's work.

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ILMCP Work Showed on Animal Planet

by malducin

Over Thanksgiving Animal Planet had a show of how animals are used in film and commercials. ILMCP worked on the Colts vs. Lions Gatorade commercial.

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Article on ILM Commercial Productions Work

by malducin

Film and Video magazine has posted a new article regarding some of the latest spots created by ILM's Commercial Productions department for XM Satellite Radio.

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HotDog Magazine to Report on Star Wars FX

by malducin

Kevin H. Martin, FX writer extraordinaire and once longtime Cinefex writer, has informed me that British film magazine HotDog has a an article about the story of the FX for the original Star Wars. He also wrote a similar piece for the Cinefex ILM 20th Anniversary issue.

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Cinefex Issue 87 Covers AI, Planet of the Apes and JP3

by malducin

The latest (and eagerly anticipated) issue of Cinefex has arrived one week early, with four articles, three of them covering the later ILM Summer 2001 projects.

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Planet of the Apes FX on Millimeter

by malducin

The latest issue of Millimeter magazine covers some of the behind the scenes work done by ILM for Tim Burton's remake.

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ILM and Episode 2 Documentary at Official SW Site

by malducin

The official Star Wars site has just posted a new QuickTime documentary and these time around they focus on the "magic" ILM is doing for Episode 2.

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Film and Video Magazine Details AI

by malducin

The online version of Film and Video magazine contains an article detailing the FX work done by ILM for AI.

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Millimeter and American Cinematographer Report on ILM FX

by malducin

The latest issues of the Millimeter and American Cinematographer magazines have articles detailing aspects of several ILM's work on AI and Pearl Harbor.

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VFXPro Interviews Pearl Harbor Compositing Supervisor

by malducin

VFXPro has posted the second part of their coverage on the VFX of Pearl Harbor. This time around, an interview with Marshall Krasser.

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Cinefex and VFXPro Discuss Pearl Harbor FX

by malducin

The brand new, latest issue of Cinefex contains an extensive article on Pearl Harbor's FX work. Also VFXPro has an interview with Eric Brevig about some of the work involved.

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Premiere Magazine Discusses Summer 2001 FX

by malducin

The July 2001 issue of Premiere magazine discusses some of the amazing FX sequences movie going audiences can expect to see this Summer. Being a year where ILM has been very busy, several of the films they worked on are discussed.

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VFXPro Discusses The Mummy Returns FX

by malducin

The VFXPro website has finally posted an article detailing the FX work by ILM for The Mummy Returns.

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TechTV's Fresh Gear Visits ILM

by malducin

The ever popular Fresh Gear TV show, part of TechTV, paid a visit to ILM in its recent show. We get a look at ILM's render farm plus talk about The Mummy Returns and Pearl Harbor's FX. Includes a nice interview with ILM FX magician Ed Kramer.

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