George Lucas Decoded: Four Decades of Hollywood Domination

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Special Effects Wizard 

In 1975, Lucas founded Industrial Light & Magic, a special effects shop to help create never-before-seen visuals for the original Star Wars film. Today, ILM is Hollywood’s go-to source for groundbreaking visual effects and computer generated imagery. The high-end special effects company has set the standard for visual effects, singlehandedly revolutionizing the way we watch movies, and is responsible for some of the most iconic eye-popping action sequences in cinematic history. The visual effects facility’s roster includes major box office hits like Jurassic Park, Transformers and Avatar. ILM, which has won over a dozen Oscars for visual effects, is also credited with creating the first completely computer-generated main character in the movie Dragonheart. Other lucrative subsidiaries of the entertainment mogul’s production company include Skywalker Sound, LucasArts, Lucas Books, Lucas Licensing, Lucas Online and Lucasfilm Animation.

Special Effects Wizard

In 1975, Lucas founded Industrial Light & Magic, a special effects shop…

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