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Industrial Light & Magic VFXWorld

Balancing Act: ILM Blends VFX Innovation with Franchise Consistency in ‘The Last Jedi’

Led by production VFX supervisor Ben Morris, visual effects powerhouse Industrial Light & Magic confidently seeks to honor the innovative spirit of the series without losing its heart.

Marvel Studios VFXWorld

Assembling an Epic: The VFX of ‘Thor: Ragnarok’

Marvel Studios VFX supervisor Jake Morrison oversaw just under 2,700 shots contributed by Framestore, Digital Domain, Double Negative, Industrial Light & Magic, Rising Sun Pictures, Method Studios, Iloura and Luma Pictures for the third instalment of the God of Thunder franchise.

Feature VFX VFXWorld

ILM Delivers Hellfire and Damnation for Darren Aronofsky’s ‘mother!’

Industrial Light & Magic VFX supervisor Ben Snow details the range of destruction and fiery visual effects created for the Paramount feature starring Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem.

VIEW Conference Blogs

WATCH: ILM’s Russell Earl Talks the VFX of ‘Captain America: Civil War’ at VIEW

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 9:55am

The veteran VFX supervisor discusses digital doubles, animating believable performances and handling on-set technical challenges while shooting Marvel’s smash super hero hit, ‘Captain America: Civil War.’

VIEW Conference Blogs

WATCH: ILM’s Roger Guyett Talks the VFX of ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ at VIEW

By Dan Sarto | Monday, October 2, 2017 at 1:44pm

The veteran visual effects supervisor and 2nd unit director details Industrial Light & Magic’s work with J.J. Abram’s on his epic sci-fi adventure hit.

VIEW Conference Blogs

WATCH: Lucasfilm CTO Rob Bredow Talks ILMxLAB, ILM VR Tools and More at VIEW

By Dan Sarto | Friday, September 29, 2017 at 12:39pm

The veteran CTO and VFX supervisor discusses ILM VR tools, technology and storytelling efforts on ‘Star Wars’ franchise films.

Pixar Headline News

Pixar Animation Studios Showcases New Rendering Technologies at SIGGRAPH 2017

Special previews of live rendering and a CPU + GPU solution accompany the announcement of RenderMan 21.5.

lawsuits Headline News

Fox, Paramount & Crystal Dynamics Named Defendants in MOVA Lawsuit

MOVA developers suing Disney and Marvel for IP Infringement expand lawsuit to include ‘Deadpool,’ and ‘Terminator: Genisys’ features and ‘Rise of the Tomb Raider’ video game.

SIGGRAPH 2017 Headline News

Foundry Unveils Star-Studded Line-up for SIGGRAPH 2017

All-star event showcasing new Elara and Bunsen products alongside industry-leading tools Nuke, Modo, Katana and Cara VR to feature special guests Industrial Light & Magic, Weta Digital, Marvel Studios, id Software, and more.

lawsuits Headline News

Lawsuit: MOVA Developers Suing Disney & Marvel for IP Infringement

Intellectual property lawsuit alleges Disney, Marvel and others knowingly infringed copyrights, trademarks, and/or patents by using stolen CG technology in blockbuster movies.

Lucasfilm Headline News

Lucasfilm, ILM Announce Open Source Release of MaterialX Library

MaterialX development team to host a ‘Birds of a Feather’ meeting at the ACM SIGGRAPH Conference in Los Angeles, CA on Monday July 31, 2017.

FMX Blogs

WATCH: ILM’s John Knoll Talks ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Development and More at FMX 2017

By Dan Sarto | Friday, May 12, 2017 at 11:21am

Industrial Light & Magic’s chief creative officer discusses story development as well as VFX production, virtual tools and Death Star weapon sequences on Gareth Edwards’ ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.’

FMX Blogs

WATCH: ILM’s Christian Alzmann Talks BB-8 and ‘Star Wars’ Concept Art at FMX 2017

The Industrial Light & Magic senior art director discusses his iconic droid design as well as duties as a concept artist on both ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ and ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.’

Feature Film VFX VFXWorld

ILM Brings International Space Station Reality to ‘Life’

VFX supervisor Mark Bakowski discusses his team’s 10,000 frame, seven-minute ISS interior sequence for Daniel Espinosa’s and Sony’s sci-fi thriller.   

FMX VFXWorld

WATCH: ILM’s Kevin Jenkins Talks ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Art Direction at FMX 2016

By Dan Sarto | Friday, April 14, 2017 at 4:50pm

ILM's supervising art director discusses the concept and production art pipeline on Walt Disney Pictures and J.J. Abrams' epic space adventure.

Feature Film VFX VFXWorld

ILM Works its Magic for ‘Doctor Strange’

VFX supervisor Richard Bluff describes Industrial Light & Magic’s dazzling New York and Hong Kong sequence work in Marvel’s supernatural adventure hit.

Sci-Tech Awards Headline News

John Cho and Leslie Mann Hosting Academy’s Sci-Tech Awards

Actors John Cho and Leslie Mann will host the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation on Saturday, February 11, at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills.

Feature VFX VFXWorld

The Visual Effects of ‘Star Wars: Rogue One’: ILM Artists Take Us Back to a Galaxy Far, Far Away

ILM chief creative officer and senior visual effects supervisor John Knoll -- nominated for an Oscar alongside VFX supervisor Mohen Leo, animation supervisor Hal Hickel, and special effects supervisor Neil Corbould -- details the challenges of bringing the continuing saga of the Skywalker family to the big screen.

Iloura Headline News

Iloura Heightens the Intensity in ‘Deepwater Horizon’

Led by VFX supervisor Jason Billington, Deluxe Entertainment-owned effects house is tapped to heighten realism in many of the film’s high action sequences, adding digital mud, fire and smoke.

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