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New TV Spots of Lady in the Water and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

by malducin

ComingSoon.net has posted 9 new clips from M. Night Shyamalan's Lady in the Water and 2 new exclusive TV spots of Gore Verbinski's Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, with ILM's work supervised by John Knoll, Bill George and Roger Guyett.

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Jonathan Harb at CGOverdrive 2006

by malducin

Digital Matte Painting Artist Jonathan Harb will speak at the CGOverdrive 2006 Conference, which takes place in Singapore July 14-16, 2006. He will talk about the new Digital Artist Group in the Singapore Lucasfilm Animation unit, which will work alongside ILM.

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Disney Insider Covers Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest VFX

by malducin

The Disney Insider has a short article about the creation of Davy Jones from Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, with comments by VFX Supervisor John Knoll and actor Billy Nighy.

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VFXWorld Interviews Terrence Masson about SIGGRAPH 2006 CAF

by malducin

VFXWorld.com has an interview with Terrence Masson, former ILM digital artists, who is the SIGGRAPH 2006 Computer Animation Festival Chair where he discusses how the program is selected.

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Post and Entertainment Weekly Cover Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest VFX

by malducin

Post and Entertainment Weekly magazines have coverage of the VFX work in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest. VFX Supervisor John Knoll and Animation Supervisor Hal Hickel comment on how Davy Jones was created.

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Millimeter Covers Poseidon

by malducin

The June/July 2006 issue has coverage of ILM's VFX work in Poseidon. Associate VFX Supervisor Mohen Leo comments on the challenges of creating the digital ship and water. It also includes coverage of Click, The Da Vinci Code, X-Men: The Last Stand and a profile of Bill Kovacs.

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John Knoll and Billy Nighy Comment on Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest VFX

by malducin

The Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle and Press Telegram have short articles dealing with the VFX in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, including comments from VFX Supervisor John Knoll and actor Billy Nighy about the the CG Davy Jones.

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ILM at SIGGRAPH 2006: Maya MasterClasses

by malducin

Creature TDs Andrea Maiolo and Tim Naylor will teach a couple of Maya MasterClasses during SIGGRAPH 2006 on Thursday, August 3, 2006. The title of their class is "Bi-Directional Constraining: Breaking the Cyclic Dependency".

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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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ILM Working on Evan Almighty, Harry Potter 5 and The Spiderwick Chronicles

by malducin

ILM has confirmed that it will be providing VFX for Evan Almighty, directed by Tom Shadyac, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, directed by David Yates, and The Spiderwick Chronicles, directed by Mark Waters. No VFX Supervisors have been confirmed yet.

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First Trailer for Transformers

by malducin

The official Transformers site has posted the first teaser trailer. The film is being directed by Michael Bay with VFX by ILM supervised by Scott Farrar.

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Lorne Peterson at the Marin County Fair

by malducin

Chief model maker Lorne Peterson will make an appearance at the Marin County Fair on Saturday, July 1, 2006 at 2pm.

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Ballistic Publishing Profiles George Hull

by malducin

CGSociety and Ballistic Publishing have an interview with concept artists George Hull, one of the artists featured in the d’artiste: Concept Art book. He was a conceptual artists and VFX Art Director at ILM on such projects as Mission: Impossible and The Lost World: Jurassic Park and later worked on such projects as the Matrix sequels.

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Third Lady in the Water Trailer Online

by malducin

The Apple site has the exclusive of posting the third Lady in the Water. The film directed by M. Night Shyamalan has VFX work by ILM under the supervision of Ed Hirsh.

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ILM at SIGGRAPH 2006: Preview 7, Recruiting

by malducin

ILM has recently posted information regarding their recruiting efforts during SIGGRAPH 2006, both full time and project based positions.

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Cinefex 106 Covers Poseidon

by malducin

Cinefex issue 106 has coverage of Poseidon, which had VFX by ILM under the supervision of Kim Libreri. It also includes coverage of X-Men: The Last Stand, Superman Returns, V for Vendetta and The Da Vinci Code.

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Gore Verbinski Discusses Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

by malducin

ComingSoon.net has an interview with Director Gore Verbinski about Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest. He briefly comments on the VFX work by ILM and supervisors John Knoll and Hal Hickel.

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ILM at SIGGRAPH 2006: Preview 6, Exhibition Floor

by malducin

ILM will have a presence at the SIGGRAPH 2006 Exhibition Floor in the Lucasfilm booth, number 1717, which will also include LucasArts and Lucasfilm Animation.

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Dennis Muren at Equinox Screening at the Egyptian Theatre

by malducin

Senior VFX Supervisor Dennis Muren will be one of the panelists of a special screening of Equinox at the American Cinematheque at the Egyptian Theatre on Wednesday, July 12, 2006 8pm. There will also be a DVD signing session afterwards.

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ILM at SIGGRAPH 2006: Autodesk User Group Event

by malducin

The Autodesk SIGGRAPH 2006 User Group Event will feature customer presentations from ILM, Frantic Films, The Orphanage and GMJ. The event will take place Monday July 31, 2006 4-7pm at The Westin Boston Waterfront hotel.

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