Solo: A Star Wars Story

Who’s Scruffy Looking? Disney Debuts ‘Solo’ Trailer

I’ve got a *good* feeling about this..! Disney/Lucasfilm dropped a new teaser trailer for the highly anticipated origin tale Solo: A Star Wars Story, landing in US theaters May 25. ... Continue Reading →
Star Wars: The Last Jedi's Maz Kanta

Audiomotion & Vicon Help Lupita Nyong’o Keep the Rebel Alliance Alive in ‘Last Jedi’

In a pivotal moment in Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the CGI character Maz Kanata, played by Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong’o, shows up just in time to give the Rebels a vital ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: New ‘Star Wars’ Toon Rumored, Robert Burns Reanimated, Mark Hamill on Anime, & More

Lucasfilm May Already Be Hiring for the Next Animated ‘Star Wars’ Show A vacancy post on LinkedIn for a new Episodic Director for an animated series is starting to solidify ... Continue Reading →
Ron Clements & John Musker

ADG Honors Ron Clements & John Musker with William Cameron Menzies Award

Oscar-nominated Disney Animation filmmakers Ron Clements and John Musker (Moana, The Princess and the Frog) have been announced as the 2018 recipients of the William Cameron Menzies ... Continue Reading →
Kathleen Kennedy

Lucasfilm Prez Kathleen Kennedy to Receive Cinematic Imagery Award

The Art Directors Guild has announced that eight-time Oscar-nominated filmmaker and President of Lucasfilm Kathleen Kennedy will receive the 2018 Cinematic Imagery Award at the 22nd ... Continue Reading →
Rian Johnson

‘Last Jedi’ Helmer Rian Johnson to Create New ‘Star Wars’ Trilogy

Disney-Lucasfilm have revealed that Rian Johnson, writer and director of the soon to be released Star Wars: The Last Jedi (out Dec. 15) has been charged with creating a brand-new trilogy ... Continue Reading →
Star Wars Force Friday II

Global Star Wars AR Event ‘Find the Force’ Blasts Off Sept. 1

Building on the success of 2015’s inaugural Force Friday, Disney and Lucasfilm have announced Find the Force, a global augmented reality event rolling out on Force Friday II (September ... Continue Reading →
Horse & Rider Agent

SIGGRAPH: Massive Announces Prime 9.0, AI Horse & Rider Agent

Massive, makers of the Academy Award-winning crowd simulation software Massive Prime, have announced the upcoming release of Version 9.0 of its flagship product, as well as its brand-new ... Continue Reading →
LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures

Clip: ‘The Freemaker Adventures’ Returns Monday

The stakes are high for young hero-in-training Rowan in this clip from the season 2 premiere of LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures, as he faces down a terrifying hunter droid ... Continue Reading →
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Lucasfilm & ILM Launch Open Source MaterialX Library

Lucasfilm and Industrial Light & Magic announced the inaugural open source release of MaterialX Library, a CG tool developed by Lucasfilm’s Advanced Development Group and ... Continue Reading →