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ILM Wins at BAFTA

by malducin

The ILM team has won Best Achievement in Special Visual Effects for their work on The Perfect Storm at BAFTA, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.

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ILM Nominated for The Perfect Storm

by malducin

The team at ILM got a nomination for Best Visual Effects this early morning.

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Synchronicity Available for Download

by malducin

The short film created by Hans Uhlig at ILM Commercial Productions is available for download at the Bay Vista Productions website.

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ILM Commercial Productions Website Opens

by malducin

It seems that recently, ILM has opened up the website for their Commercial Productions division. The site provides tons of info of the secretive but talented group at ILM.

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The Perfect Storm Makes the First Cut

by thefan

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today the seven films being considered for the Visual Effects Oscar at the 73rd Academy Awards(R).

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Lucasfilm Christmas Card

by thefan

A little blue bird sent me this Christmas Card from Lucasfilm. I thought you might be interested in seeing it.

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ILM 'Portrait Series' Film Available Online

by thefan

The ILM website has been going through some changes recently, and just tonight released the first of a series of short films called the The Portrait Series. A link to the short film can be found here. Director Job Martin describes the series as "A window into the lives of the individuals who make up ILM."

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A.I. Information Leaks to the Internet

by thefan

AI, The upcoming (and very secretive) Steven Spielberg film, has begun to leak information. A trailer for the film (Real Video) has supposedly begun showing along with the film "Proof of Life", and earlier this week Entertainment Tonight showed a teaser of the film as well. I've updated the AI page here to include the new AI poster.

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Synchronicity on the Internet

by malducin

The folks at ILM responsible for the Synchronicity short animated film have created a website for the the film and the company responsible for it.

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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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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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An ILM Animated Feature Film?

by thefan

There has been some rumors of an untitled ILM animated feature film in the works, to be directed by Stefen Fangmeier. I'm posting this message as a call for more rumors/info about this top secret film.

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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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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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ILM Films in Production

by thefan

Several people have been asking about the films ILM is currently working on, and there's a message about it in the ILM open discussion forum. Well I dug up a old email I received from ILM and thought it might be of some help.

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Frankenstein Test Footage

by thefan

I asked ILM for permission to host several Quicktime files showing some of the excellent CGI we could have expected from the Universal Film "Frankenstein vs. The Wolfman"

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VES 2000: A Festival of Visual Effects

by thefan

On July 14th-16th, ILM will be discussing the political ramifications of the US Senate's recent vote on Senate Joint Resolutions 5. no of course not, just checking to see if you were paying attention. They'll be speaking about what they always speak about, visual effects. A whole host of people will be there; Stefen Fangmeier will be there discussing The Perfect Storm, and some ex-ILMer's will be there too (Neil Krepela and others).

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Review: The Perfect Storm

by thefan

Yesterday I saw the first screening of the film "State & Main", starring one of my favorite actors Philip Seymour Hoffman. I was very disappointed.

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