Join us as we journey behind the scenes of the Emmy™ Award-winning visual effects behind the first season of The Mandalorian. We’ll pull back the curtain on one of our favorite bounty hunter’s ship, the infamous Razor Crest and look at the distinctive former military ship from its initial concept design in Doug Chiang’s Lucasfilm art department through to ILM artists building the ship in the digital realm and as a practical miniature for filming. We’ll also look at the parallel development of the custom motion control camera system created by ILM Visual Effects Supervisor, John Knoll to allow for the first motion control shots to film at ILM in 15 years. We hope you enjoy this look ‘Inside ILM’.
Thanks Trammell for sending this in. It’s worth noting what an amazing time this is for maker-companies, there are SparkFun and Teensy products in the video, and Adafruit products. ILM is the best in the biz, The Mandalorian is one of the top shows – what are they using? Open-source hardware, open-source software, and hardware from companies in this community. While I do not think there will be a story about the maker companies powering many of the Sci-Fi shows that we’re all watching, it’s a success story that is worth celebrating, maybe this post will help.
ILM thanks for showing what goes in to telling these stories and how it’s made.
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