Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) is an American motion picture visual effects company that was founded on May 26, 1975 by George Lucas. It is a division of the film production company Lucasfilm, which Lucas founded, and was created when he began production on the original Star Wars, now the fourth episode of the Skywalker Saga.
|Founded||May 26, 1975|
|Headquarters||1110 Gorgas Ave. Letterman Digital Arts Center,|
Presidio of San Francisco, California, 94129 United States
|Rob Bredow (CCO, ILM)|
Janet Lewin (General Manager, ILM)
|Subsidiaries||ILM San Francisco|
ILM originated in Van Nuys, California, then later moved to San Rafael in 1978, and since 2005 it has been based at the Letterman Digital Arts Center in the Presidio of San Francisco. In 2012, The Walt Disney Company acquired ILM as part of its purchase of Lucasfilm.