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Rob Coleman to Appear at AEAF Sydney 2005

by malducin

VFXWorld.com has posted updates on the eDIT/VES 2005 and he AEAF December 2005 programs. Animation Director Rob Coleman has been confirmed as a speaker for the AEAF Sydney event where he will discuss the work in Star Wars Episode III Revenge of the Sith.

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ILM Presence at eDIT/VES 2005

by malducin

The program for the eDIT/VES 2005 event has recently been posted and ILM will give two presentations covering their work on about Star Wars Episode III Revenge of the Sith and War of the Worlds. Other high profile VFX projects include Batman Begins and Kingdom of Heaven (MPC), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Overall Supervisor Nick Davis), The Brothers Grimm (Peerless) and Sin City (CafeFX). Also Phil Tippett will discuss animation.

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Pablo Helman at San Diego Comic-Con 2005

by malducin

VFX Supervisor Pablo Helman will present the VFX work on World of the Worlds at the San Diego Comic-Con 2005, on Saturday July 16, from 11:45am-12:45pm.

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George Lucas to Receive AFI Life Achievement Award

by malducin

The American Film Institute will give its Life Achievement Award to George Lucas for his contributions to cinema, including the Star Wars and Indiana Jones sagas, the VFX revolution of ILM, Skywalker Sound and LucasArts, to name some. The event will take place June 9, 2005 and be broadcast June 20, 2005 on the USA Network.

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Iain McCaig, Ryan Church and Feng Zhu to Sign Star Wars Epiosde III Art Books

by malducin

Star Wars Episode III Concept Artists Iain McCaig, Ryan Church and Feng Zhu will make an appearance at Vroman's Bookstore on May 21, 2005 7:00pm to sign copies of The Art of Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith.

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Jamy Wheless to Talk Star Wars Episode III VFX Work at AEAF 2005

by malducin

The Australian Effects and Animation Festival has recently updated its program and Animation Supervisor Jamy Wheless will give a presentation dealing with the VFX work on Star Wars Episode III Revenge of the Sith, on June 2, 2005 at 11:00am at the Melbourne Convention Centre.

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ILM Miniatures at Star Wars Celebration III

by malducin

At the Star Wars Celebration III, several ILM miniatures will be on display as part of the Lucasfilm Archive Exhibit. The pieces include an AT-TE, a Mustafar volcano, a Star Destroyer and the Millennium Falcon. The exhibit will run April 21-24, 2005 at the Indiana Convention Center.

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ILM Model Makers and Star Wars Prequel Concept Artists at Celebration III

by malducin

The official Star Wars website has listed the key creative people from ILM and the Star Wars Art Department that will attend Celebration III. Besides VFX Supervisors John Knoll and Roger Guyett also present will be ILM model makers Lorne Peterson, Don Bies and Danny Wagner, which will include a retrospective of the ILM Model Shop, and concept artists like Iain McCaig, Ryan Church, Robert E. Barnes and Erik Tiemens and animatics supervisor Dan Gregoire.

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Rob Coleman to Talk Star Wars Prequels in Asia/Pacific Tour

by malducin

Lucasfilm Animation Singapore is organizing a series of talks with Animation Director Rob Coleman where he will discuss the work of the 3 Star Wars prequels and creating performances like the one for Yoda. He will be April 21 in Beijing, China, April 24 in Singapore, Malaysia, and April 28 in Sydney, Australia.

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John Knoll and Roger Guyett at Star Wars Celebration III

by malducin

The official Star Wars site has announced that VFX Supervisors John Knoll and Roger Guyett will attend the Star Wars Celebration III where they will talk about some of the VFX work of Star Wars Episode III Revenge of the Sith.

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Feng Zhu at The Screensavers

by malducin

G4's show The Screensavers will feature concept artist Feng Zhu on March 15, 2005 7pm EST. Feng Zhu worked on Star Wars Episode III Revenge of the Sith.

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60 Minutes to Profile George Lucas and Star Wars Episode III

by malducin

The official Star Wars site announced that George Lucas will once again be profiled on 60 Minutes, this Sunday March 13, 2005. Correspondent Lesley Stahl will show George Lucas giving the final touches to Star Wars Episode III Revenge of the Sith, including the VFX work by ILM.

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Tom Martinek at Animex 2005

by malducin

Senior TD Tom Martinek will give a talk about the history of ILM at the Animex Conference on February 3, 2005. Other notable events cover such projects as The Incredibles, Shrek 2, the production pipeline at Rhythms and Hues and character animation at Imageworks.

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Christophe Hery and Ron Fedkiw at Imagina 2005

by malducin

At the Imagina CG Conference, Associate VFX Supervisor Christophe Hery will serve as moderator for the Virtual Actors Forum, along with Dan Piponi who was Chief Science Officer at ESC for the Matrix trilogy. The event will take place February 4, 2005. Also Dr. Ron Fedkiw, who consults for ILM, will give a keynote that same day on "Physically-based approaches for the simulation of natural phenomena and visual effects", and former ILM Supervisor Habib Zargarpour will talk about cinematic gaming. Other highlights includes the 2 special events: a talk with Tim Sarnoff, President of Imageworks, and a DreamWorks 10th Anniversary event.

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Pixel Corps to Have Guerrilla FX 2005

by malducin

Pixel Corps is organizing the Guerrilla FX 2005, where Alex Lindsay, former Rebel Unit member at ILM and cofounder of DV Garage and Pixel Corps, will discuss the VFX process. The conference will take place in the theater at Zeum in San Francisco from January 7 to January 9, 2005.

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Stefen Fangmeier to Discuss Lemony Snicket's VFX Work

by malducin

Below the Line magazine is sponsoring a chat with several key members of the Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events crew, including ILM VFX Supervisor Stefen Fangmeier. The event will take place December 14, 2004, 7:30 pm, at The Egyptian Theater in Hollywood, California.

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Christophe Hery at Game|Tech

by malducin

Associate VFX Supervisor Christophe Hery will be one of the presenters at the game|tech Conference. He will talk about character rendering techniques along with George Borshukov, of EA and formerly ESC, and Tae-Yong Kim, of Rhythm and Hues.

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Habib Zargarpour at Vancouver SIGGRAPH

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Habib Zargarpour, Senior Art Director at Electronic Arts and former ILM VFX Supervisor, will give a presentation about the future of video games at the SIGGRAPH Vancouver chapter, on November 17, 2004.

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Alex Lindsay to Discuss Final Cut Pro

by malducin

Alex Lindsay, former member of ILM's Rebel Unit, will give a talk on November 17, 2004 at the Los Angeles Final Cut Pro User's Group.

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Luke Longin at Discreetcenter

by malducin

3D Matchmove Supervisor Luke Longin will give a presentation at the Discreetcenter in Belgium, tomorrow November 11, 2004.

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