Star Wars Episode III Revenge of the Sith, directed by George Lucas, opens today. The film stars Ewan McGregor, Hayden Christensen, Natalie Portman, Ian McDiarmid, Samuel L. Jackson, Jimmy Smits, Frank Oz, Anthony Daniels and Christopher Lee. The final prequel installment deals with the fall of Anakin Skywalker at the end of the Clone Wars and te rise of the Empire.
ILM created the VFX work under the supervision of John Knoll and Roger Guyett with animation supervised by Rob Coleman. The final film contain 2,100+ VFX shots and 90+ min. of animation, consisting of numerous digital characters like Yoda, General Grievous and digital doubles, space battles and diverse environments like Coruscant, Kashyyyk, Mustafar and Alderaan.