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Christie Projectors Help Industrial Light & Magic Illuminate the ‘Impossible’ At SIGGRAPH 2015

A SIGGRAPH Special Event, ILM’s Presentation Celebrates the Company’s 40th Anniversary of Revolutionary Visual Effects
Posted 8/11/2015

SIGGRAPH/LOS ANGELES – (August 10, 2015) – Christie® projection technology was at the heart of visual effects pioneer Industrial Light & Magic’s special presentation,“40 Years of Creating the Impossible”, at SIGGRAPH 2015. The session, celebrating the company’s 40th anniversary as a revolutionary force in filmmaking, took place Monday, August 10, at the Los Angeles Convention Center, South Hall K, and was illuminated by a Christie CP4230 DLP® projector.

 

 
Photo credit: Jim Hagarty Photography

 

ILM discussed, before an audience of 2,600, some of its most memorable images, ranging from models and miniatures to computer graphics and optical composites, to morphing and performance capture technologies – all of which have set the standards for visual effects. Hosted by Roy C. Anthony, senior product manager at Christie and production sessions chair at SIGGRAPH 2015, the presentation included ILM’s senior creative director Dennis Muren; visual effects supervisors Scott Farrar, Ben Snow, and Tim Alexander; animation supervisor Glen McIntosh and vice president of new media, Rob Bredow.

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