Posts: ILMfan

The ILMfan 10th Anniversary

by malducin

Approximately 10 years ago ILMfan got its humble start in the nascent World Wide Web by theFan. After many ups and downs it has continued covering the people, work and accomplishments of Industrial Light + Magic, the company that jumpstarted the modern visual effects era.

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ILMfan Back on the Air ... Again

by malducin

After a (not so) brief absence ILMfan.com is back. The main site has not only been upgraded but the theme has been matched (more or less) to the other sections. Besides looks there are have been some changes, both in the content and functionality but also behind the scenes which will hopefully streamline the process of updating the site. Read ahead to find out what some of the changes were and how they will affect the site in the future.

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ILMfan Upgrade

by malducin

ILMfan.com has gone an upgrade, on the anniversary of its relaunch. Previously, it was hosted inside another domain, which meant there were some limitations on it. Now ILMfan.com has moved to its own account which will enable it to perform better.

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ILMfan Forums Upgraded, Domain Extended, and Site Downtime

by malducin

The ILMfan forums have undergone a major upgrade which provides more features and the domain has been renewed. Additionally, there will probably be a disruption of service this weekend.

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ILMfan Filmography Quick List Online

by malducin

After a long delay we have finally put together a list of all major ILM film credits and some TV and special projects along with films currently in production. Now you can see what ILM has worked on since 1975.

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The State of ILMfan 2001/2002

by malducin

It's just been a few months since the site was re-launched and a new year is upon us. 2001 was a good year not only for ILM but also for the whole VFX community and already we have plenty to look forward for this year. Now that things have stabilized with the site, I'm taking this opportunity to give a brief updates on the ongoings of the site and some of what is being planned for the future.

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ILMfan Reopens

by malducin

After being down for about 6 weeks, the main ILMfan page goes back online. The site has been revamped, not only with a new look (albeit similar to the previous one), but new features have been added and the backend has been updated. Be sure to read this report on what the new features are, what is missing and upcoming, and also some of the news items that were pending as there is some good information there.

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A Christmas Gift from Us Fans

by thefan

I've been trying to think about what I might do for ILM, as a ChristmasHoliday gift. I've been wanting to thank ILM for all the entertainment they've given me over the last year. Then I started to think, maybe you want to thank them too.

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Commercial Credits Updated

by thefan

Thanks to ILM fanatic ObiWanShanobi, I've updated the commercial section to include 10 more commercials, brought to you by the magicians at ILM.

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Filmography Update

by thefan

I've updated the ILM filmography to include credits for both Magnolia, and Galaxy Quest.

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New Forums Go Live!

by thefan

The forum changes have gone live. Unfortunately, my hosting company was having major server problem, so the site has been down for a few days.

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This is How News Stories Will Work

by thefan

I'd like to see the fans discuss all things ILM. Instead of only news stories, each post will actually be a topic for discussion. If you are familiar with Slashdot.org you'll know what I'm talking about.

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Finally... You Say

by thefan

Hello and welcome to ilmfan.com. I've been running the site for over five years, and made several changes through the times. Soon you'll be seeing some more changes. My hope is that ilmfan.com will continue to be a site worth stopping at. Over the last year, I have not been able to properly update the site, and so I plan to make the site more self-sustaining, and visitor run. I hope you'll like the changes (and if not, tell me). So please excuse the mess over the next few weeks.

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