The BBC is doing a three part series on ILM. Yesterday was Inside Industrial Light and Magic, today they look at the data center, and tomorrow will be an interview with visual effects supervisor Roger Guyett.
Finally, the story of Rose Parade spare Vader Andrew Page can be revealed. And apparently there were folks from E! filming a reality show? Or perhaps E! and a reality show? Huh.
Variety (via Hyperspace) reports that Casino Royale, Eragon, Night at the Museum, X-Men: The Last Stand, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, Poseidon and Superman Returns are finalists for the three visual effects Oscar nominee spots. ILM worked on Pirates, Posidon, and Eragon.
Industrial Light & Magic has launched a site that gives fans a detailed look at their work on Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest.
Sabrina Fried writes her latest ‘Fried Circuits’ column about Star Wars costumes.
R2-D2 among the Northern Iowan’s last-minute costume ideas
(P.S. random Googlers: Looking for the pumpkin stuff? It’s here!)
Hyperspace members: Inside ILM’s Halloween party. I can’t watch video at the moment, so comment if you see anyone familiar. Or anyone wearing something really cool. Or both.
Heroes‘ Masi Oka does consulting work for ILM three times a week, despite finding acting sucess. He worked on the prequels and Pirates of the Caribbean.
A model of the Enterprise-D sold at auction for $576,000 today at Christie’s. The model was built by ILM (!) and used in The Next Generation series and the film Generations.