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Industrial Light & Magic

When George Lucas began development on the first film in the Star Wars saga, he concluded that the available filmmaking technology was not adequate to fully realize his vision for the story. As a result, he founded the Industrial Light & Magic visual effects studio in 1975. Two years later, the studio won the Academy Award for visual effects on Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope. It was announced in October 2012 that Walt Disney Company would purchase Lucasfilm for $4 billion.

Visual Effects Supervisor

Computer-generated imagery is now as vital a tool in film and television production as the script or the actors. Even low-budget shows reserve some funding for the most basic of digital post-production. The visual effects supervisor is the creative and technical manager, overseeing the work of the staff dedicated to the art and science of VFX

Effects Artist

Within game art there are a number of specialties, including that of visual effects; this can range from combustion and particle effects to water, wind, or foliage. Effects artists (or FX artists) are responsible for creating these assets for regular gameplay and cinematic cut scenes, in collaboration with game designers and the art director.