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Inside the Holocron – John Knoll

Welcome to a look Inside the Holocron. A collection of articles from the archives of *StarWars.Com no longer directly available. (*Archived here with Permission) John Knoll In order to bring George Lucas’ vision of Episode I to the screen, the visual effects teams at Industrial Light & Magic are pushing themselves like never before, exploring…

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Inside the Holocron – Evan Pontoriero

Welcome to a look Inside the Holocron. A collection of articles from the archives of *StarWars.Com no longer directly available. (*Archived here with Permission) Evan Pontoriero Evan Pontoriero started in visual effects work when he was very young. “That is,” he laughs, “I scratched laser blasts onto my friend’s Super-8 movies. I have always liked…

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Blinkbox – The Machine

Here’s an April Blinkbox pick for ya!: The Machine London, in the near future. Britain is locked in a Cold war with China. Deep in a secret government base, leading scientist Vincent McCarthy (Toby Stephens) is employed by the government to create a game-changing weapon, an ultimate android killing machine. Aided by artificial intelligence expert…

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Inside the Holocron – David Dozoretz

Welcome to a look Inside the Holocron. A collection of articles from the archives of *StarWars.Com no longer directly available. (*Archived here with Permission) David Dozoretz Animatics Supervisor On-site at Skywalker Ranch is a small group of artists using computer-generated movies called animatics to pre-visualize the imaginative sequences of Star Wars: Episode I. George Lucas…

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Inside the Holocron – Jayne-Ann Tenggren

Welcome to a look Inside the Holocron. A collection of articles from the archives of *StarWars.Com no longer directly available. (*Archived here with Permission) Jayne-Ann Tenggren Lookout atop Episode I’s main mast ‘Continuity’ is the name of the game for Jayne-Ann Tenggren. As Script Supervisor for the main unit of Episode I, she had to…

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An Easter of Entertainment from Blinkbox

Entertaining Easter: Disney’s Frozen, The Hunger Games sequel and money saving holiday deals from blinkbox ·         Turn £5 of Tesco Clubcard vouchers into £10 of Movie & TV credit ·         Price reductions on a range of family-friendly movie & TV titles ·         Egg giveaway with blinkbox Movie & TV card purchase Tesco’s blinkbox invites the…

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Star Wars Rebels – Chopper Plush

From the upcoming TV series Star Wars Rebels, it’s Chopper! This special little guy is made from spare parts and masking tape. (The Rebels don’t have a lot to rely on during the Imperial occupation, so they work with what they’ve got.) Bring him home in the form of this 10-inch plush, and take good…

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NOAH – London Premier Images

THE UK PREMIERE OF NOAH LONDON With RUSSELL CROWE, JENNIFER CONNELLY, EMMA WATSON, RAY WINSTONE, LOGAN LERMAN, DOUGLAS BOOTH, PATTI SMITH, Director/co-writer/producer DARREN ARONOFSKY and producer SCOTT FRANKLIN in attendance

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Inside the Holocron – Watto’s Character Development

Welcome to a look Inside the Holocron. A collection of articles from the archives of *StarWars.Com no longer directly available. (*Archived here with Permission) Watto’s Character Development From Concept to CG Described as a cranky curmudgeon, a shyster, and a crooked salesman by his creators in the Lucasfilm Art Department and at ILM, Watto may…

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Jameson Empire Awards 2014

Five amateur filmmakers to attend this year’s Jameson Empire Awards after being named as finalists in global short film competition Jameson Empire Done in 60 Seconds finalists chosen by The Kill List Director, Ben Wheatley and panel of film experts London, UK – 29 March 2014 – The five budding filmmakers in the running to…

Cold in July

Cold in July

2014, 109 minutes, color, U.S.A., U.S. Dramatic How can a split-second decision change your life? While investigating noises in his house one balmy Texas night in 1989, Richard Dane puts a bullet in the brain of low-life burglar Freddy Russell. Although he’s hailed as a small-town hero, Dane soon finds himself fearing for his family’s…

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Inside the Holocron – Spherical Solutions

Welcome to a look Inside the Holocron. A collection of articles from the archives of *StarWars.Com no longer directly available. (*Archived here with Permission) Spherical Solutions For Industrial Light & Magic, one of the most demanding tasks on Episode I was to seamlessly mesh computer-generated characters, objects and landscapes together with live-action footage. When a…

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Inside the Holocron – The Art of Roleplaying

Welcome to a look Inside the Holocron. A collection of articles from the archives of *StarWars.Com no longer directly available. (*Archived here with Permission) The Art of Roleplaying An Interview with Drew Struzan and Adam Hughes Adorning the covers of both the Star Wars Roleplaying Game core rulebook and the Star Wars: Invasion of Theed…

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Inside the Holocron – Telling War Stories

Welcome to a look Inside the Holocron. A collection of articles from the archives of *StarWars.Com no longer directly available. (*Archived here with Permission) Telling War Stories An Interview with Shelly Shapiro When The New Jedi Order story arc was first being crafted, one of the key architects was Shelly Shapiro, Editorial Director at Del…

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Maleficent’s Magnificent Wings

New images include a first look at Maleficent (Angelina Jolie) with her wings and Maleficent alongside her loyal companion Diaval (Sam Riley). Maleficent explores the untold story of Disney’s most iconic villain from the classic “Sleeping Beauty” and the elements of her betrayal that ultimately turn her pure heart to stone. Driven by revenge and…

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Inside the Holocron – A Galaxy in Ruin

Welcome to a look Inside the Holocron. A collection of articles from the archives of *StarWars.Com no longer directly available. (*Archived here with Permission) A Galaxy in Ruin An Interview with Michael A. Stackpole Perched on the edge of the galaxy, waiting to pounce on an unsuspecting Republic, is an alien threat bent on domination.…

Next Goal Wins

Next Goal Wins

DIRECTED BY MIKE BRETT & STEVE JAMISON RELEASED IN UK CINEMAS 9th MAY “Funny, touching, heroic and utterly marvellous.” Stephen Fry “A story of courage, hope and redemption that will restore your faith in the beautiful game” GQ Empire ****      Total Film **** The Sun **** Heat **** NEXT GOAL WINS is an inspirational story…

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Lord Puttnam Keynote Speech

LORD PUTTNAM IDENTIFIES CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE UK CINEMA SECTOR IN HIS LATEST FDA KEYNOTE ADDRESS London – Wednesday 19 March 2014: Lord (David) Puttnam of Queensgate CBE, President of Film Distributors’ Association (FDA), delivered this year’s keynote speech to a large audience from across the UK film industry in central London this morning.…