Tag Archives: ILM

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Agent Carter: Creating Movie Effects on a TV Schedule

Wired and fxguide.com show off ILM's work for television in this quick collection of VFX breakdowns on the ABC TV series Agent Carter.

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ILM’s Jimmy Kimmel Live Show Open

"We had to bring in the greatest special-effects team in history to digitally remove the urinating superheroes from Hollywood Boulevard." — the Jimmy Kimmel Live team explains why ILM was hired to create its newest show open. Design and production were … more »

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Trailer: Jurassic World

It's been more than 21 years since Jurassic Park set the standard for CG creature effects. Can ILM, Image Engine, and Tippett Studio raise the bar with the third sequel, Jurassic World?

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Trailer: Avengers: Age of Ultron

Marvel's movie mavens are striking a pretty grim tone with this first trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron. The sequel is once again written and directed by Joss Whedon, with Ben Davis, BSC, (Guardians of the Galaxy) stepping in as … more »

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How VFX Supe Richard Bluff Explored New Approaches for Lucy

Director Luc Besson’s latest film stars Scarlett Johansson as Lucy, an unwilling drug mule who discovers she’s carrying a package of a blue crystalline drug inside her tummy. When it leaks, the story begins in earnest. The drug turns Lucy … more »

ILM’s Pat Tubach on a Career in VFX

It’s a few days before the Transformers: Age of Extinction premiere in New York, and I’ve arranged to meet co-visual effects supervisor Pat Tubach at Industrial Light & Magic in San Francisco. Stephen Kenneally, a senior publicist, introduces us in … more »

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ILM VFX Supervisor Russell Earl on Building a Career

In high school shop class where most kids build cutting boards, bookshelves, and little wooden boxes, Russell Earl built a Queen Anne highboy, a Queen Anne lowboy, and a serpentine-front desk. Today, Earl is a visual effects supervisor at Industrial … more »

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VFX Supe/2nd Unit Director Roger Guyett on Star Trek Into Darkness

Three-time Oscar nominee Roger Guyett of Industrial Light & Magic again brought his experience as a second-unit director as well as a visual effects supervisor to director J. J. Abrams’ venture into Star Trek territory — and again brought home … more »

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Behind the 2014 Sci-Tech Oscars: 6 Cool Facts

1) The Scientific and Technical Achievement Awards—also known as the Sci-Tech Awards—were part of the main Academy Awards ceremony (and handed out during the commercial breaks once the Oscars were televised) until 1959, when they were presented at the Governor's … more »

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Another Look at The Great Gatsby‘s Towering Visual Effects

The latest incarnation of The Great Gatsby on screen, directed by Baz Lurhmann, drew mixed reviews when it was released in May. Some felt it wasn't faithful enough to the original Fitzgerald story, that its hyper-real scenes and exaggerated colors were … more »