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Industrial Light & Magic

American visual effects studio / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) is an American motion picture visual effects company that was founded on May 26, 1975 by George Lucas.[4] 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,[5] now the fourth episode of the Skywalker Saga.

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Industrial Light & Magic
FoundedMay 26, 1975; 47 years ago (1975-05-26)
FounderGeorge Lucas
Headquarters1110 Gorgas Ave. Letterman Digital Arts Center,
Presidio of San Francisco, California, 94129 United States
Key people
Rob Bredow (CCO, ILM)
Janet Lewin (General Manager, ILM)
Dennis Muren
SubsidiariesILM San Francisco
ILM Singapore
ILM Vancouver
ILM London
ILM Sydney
ILM Mumbai[3]

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.[6]