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Lucasfilm Ltd. LLC is an American film and television production company, founded by filmmaker George Lucas in 1971 in San Rafael, California; most of the company's operations were moved to San Francisco in 2005.[3] It is now a subsidiary of Walt Disney Studios, which is a business segment of The Walt Disney Company. The studio is best known for creating and producing the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises, as well as its leadership in developing special effects, sound, and computer animation for films.

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Lucasfilm Ltd. LLC
Lucasfilm Ltd.
FoundedDecember 10, 1971; 51 years ago (1971-12-10) in San Francisco, California, United States
FounderGeorge Lucas
HeadquartersLetterman Digital Arts Center
1 Letterman Dr., ,
United States
Number of locations
Area served
Key people
Number of employees
2,000 (2015)[2]
ParentWalt Disney Studios

Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999), Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016), Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019) are all among the 50 highest-grossing films of all time, with Star Wars: The Force Awakens becoming the highest-grossing film in the United States and Canada. Disney acquired Lucasfilm on October 30, 2012, for $4.05 billion in the form of cash and stock, with $1.855 billion in stock.[4][5][6][7]