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Mark A. Z. Dippé to Lecture on Japanese Anime

by malducin

A press release from AMPAS mention that ex-ILMer and FX cult legend Mark A. Z. Dippé will participate on a lecture about Japanese anime next month at the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theatre.

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Tom Bertino Talk Report

by malducin

On October 17, 2001 at the San Francisco Exploratorium, ILM VFX Supervisor Tom Bertino gave a talk about his career and the ILM short film "Work in Progress". ILMfan regular boneheadfx went to the event and brings us a report.

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ILM to Interview Unix Compositors in LA

by malducin

ILM recruiters will travel to Los Angeles to conduct interviews on October 17 and 18 for Unix based compositors.

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Tom Bertino to Talk at ASIFA San Francisco, Working on Time Machine

by malducin

Visual FX Supervisor Tom Bertino will speak in an event at the San Francisco Exploratorium sponsored by ASIFA (International Animated Film Association) San Francisco on October 17, 2001. Besides speaking of his career, he will present "Work in Progress", the ILM short animated film presented at SIGGRAPH 2001.

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Ex-ILMers Barron and Masson to Talk at Purdue University

by malducin

The Purdue International Center for Entertainment Technology (PICET) will hold a conference from October 7 to October 9, 2001. Confirmed speakers include Craig Barron, an original Star Wars member and founder of Matter World Digital, and Terrence Mason, who was a TD at ILM and even Sequence Supervisor for Episode 1.

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Europe's 3D Festival to Feature ILM Speakers

by malducin

The 3D Festival in Denmark will feature two speakers from ILM. One is Iain McCaig, from the Art Department, best known for creating and designing Darth Maul, the other speaker is yet to be announced.

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AMPAS Elects ex-ILMer and Screens Bake-Off Reels

by malducin

VFXPro.com is reporting that AMPAS (Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences) has elected new members to the Board of Governors for several branches, including Visual FX. Jonathan Erland, veteran FX master from both Star Wars and Close Encounters of the Third Kind returns to the board. Also AMPAS will screen an historical perspective on FX through the bake off reels, from the 1930s up to the beginning of the CG era in the 1990s. Several current and past ILMers will present the reels like Dennis Muren and Craig Barron.

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Perfect Storm and Synchronicity Get Honorary Mentions

by malducin

Ars Electronica 2001, a festival of Computer Art has given honorary mentions to both ILM's The Perfect Storm and Synchronicity, directed by Hans Uhlig.

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The Art of ILM at San Francisco's Exploratorium

by malducin

ILM will participate in another event at the Bay Area on May 16, 7:30 PM.

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ILM Continues Hiring Tour in May

by malducin

ILM will be going out again, to New York (May 10 and 11) and to Los Angeles (May 17 and 18), mainly looking to hire project based TDs .

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ILM to Interview in LA April 3rd and 4th

by malducin

ILM will return again to Los Angeles to continue interviewing for Mac support, storyboarding and animatic animator positions.

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ILM Presentation in England March 15

by malducin

David Andrews, Animation Supervisor at ILM will make a presentation at The Production Show in England, Thursday March 15 at 10:15 AM .

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Synchronicity around the World

by malducin

Attendants of SIGGRAPH 2000 had the chance to see the premiere of Hans H. Uhlig short film Synchronicity at the Electronic Theatre and Animation Festival venues. Mr. Uhlig works at ILM's commercial division and directed the project and Tony Hurd produced. Their amazing work has been submitted and accepted to several film festival across the US and the world.

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Stefen Fangmeier's World Tour

by thefan

If you recently missed Stefen Fangmeier in Frankfurt, you might be able to catch him today November 10th (sorry for the late notice) at the Foyle Film Festival in Derry, Ireland, or at the London Effects and Animation Festival (LEAF) in, um.London, November 14th through the 16th.

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ILM Visits Switzerland

by thefan

Natasha Devaud, ILM CG Artist, will be giving a presentation at SFX Night, in Vevey Switzerland, October 6th. ILM will be there together with other Visual Effects houses from around the world, discussing their work. The cost is.free.

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