It’s officially the beginning of a new era at Industrial Light & Magic with the launch of ILM TV, a division that will create VFX and animation for streaming and episodic television.
ILM TV will be based out of London, where ILM occupies 47,000 square feet of studio space, with support from ILM facilities in San Francisco, Vancouver and Singapore.
VFX Supervisors Hayden Jones and Jonathan Privett and Executive Producers Louise Hussey and Stefan Drury will be in charge at the new operation, following their work together at D-Neg.
The first projects to land at ILM TV will include Lucasfilm’s upcoming live-action Star Wars series, Jon Favreau’s in-development The Mandalorian, and Krypton for Syfy.
“We are seeing a real convergence in our creative approach used on films and in our immersive entertainment division ILMxLAB, and now we’re proud to be able to offer these ILM innovations in a way that’s suitable for streaming and television work to creatives around the world,” said Rob Bredow, executive creative director and head of ILM, in a prepared statement.