Red Herring magazine is running an article on Lucasfilm Animation, currently housed at ILM, which mainly deals with the state of the computer animated films industry. But most tantalizing of all is that Lucasfilm has recently posted a list of at least 75 position they will be hiring for the new company, from writers and directors to animators, mocap technicians, TDs and editors.
It's probably a time for a lot of people to dust off their resumes and demo reels. You can read it here:
Originally spotted at CGTalk.com.