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How Star Wars Changed the World

HOW STAR WARS CHANGED THE WORLD Finite Arts (2003| -Hal Barwood game designer, writer, producer Nihilistic Software (1998|| -Mercenaries |2005) - Maniac Mansian [1987) iMuse sound effects software LUCASARTS Scumm point-and-click gåme interface Robert Huebner game designer BioWare (1995) The Dig (1995) [1982] Rescue on Fractalus! (1984] Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic (2003) Insane game engine The Inspiracy [1996] Noah Falstein game designer It all started with a band of rebels who wanted to help a farmboy follow his dream. Three decades later, the Star Wars empire has grown into one of the most fertile incubators of talent in the worlds of movies (Lucasfilm), visual effects (Industrial Light & Magic), sound (Skywalker Sound), and videogames (LucasArts). Along the way, some of the original Lucas crew has gone on to become his biggest competitors. This chart maps the people, companies, and technologies touched by the Force.- Michelle Devereau x THX TAP theater system Tom Kobayashi general manager, CEO - Frank Darabont writer, director ednet (1992] The Green Mile [1999) SKYWALKER SOUND [1977| Bob Doris president Sonic Salutions (1986) David Tattersall cinematographer NEMO (2003] People Companies Technologies Film/ TV/ Games - The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (1992) FIGHT Gary Rydstrom Sound designer Ron Howard actor, director More American Caleb Deschanel cinematographer The Right Stuff [1983)| Richard Dreyfuss- Graffiti (1979) Willow (1988| actor Steven Spielberg Philip Kaufman writer, director Dexter's Laboratory [1996| Samurai Jack (2001] Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) character morphing writer, director American Raiders of the -Panavision Primo Digital lenses Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989] Indiana Jones and the Radioland Murders (1994] Star Wars: Clone Wars 2003| Graffiti (1973) Lost Ark (1981) Temple of Doom [1984]| Harrison Ford 24-frame progressive digital smoke hi-def camera system Jaws (1975) Dragonslayer (1981|- go-motion animation camera process actor Ralph McQuarrie illustrator David Fincher. cameraman, director Sabre real-time compositingsystem director Genndy Tartakovsky and pyrotechnics EMPIRE STRIKES BACK JEBI STAR WARE STAR WARF LUCASFILM-STAR WARG EPISODE I F THE THANTOH MENACE (1999) EPISODE II FATTACK OF THE CLONES (2002) EPISODE III GEORGE LUCAS (1971) (1977) Ben Burtt (1980) (1983) (2005) Gary Kurtz producer Frank Oz voice of Yada, puppeteer John Knoll visual effects Doug Chiang artist THX 1138 (1971) Peter Kuran The Dark Crystal [1982) Marcia Lucas TL- Photoshop animation The Muppet Movie (1979) Jim Henson diractor, writer, producer Labyrinth (1986) editor Walter Murch writer, sound designer, editor animatics storyboard technique Jar Jar Binks first all-digital interactive main character [1982] Visual Concept Entertainment |1982) Creature Dynamics System texture software Robert Duvall Apocalypse Now (1979| Francis Ford Coppola -producer, director, writer Phil Tippett visual effects - Starship Troopers (1997) JURASSK PARK Scott Squires- Commotion visual effects Barry Levinson director Chris Columbus l1993| writer, director Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone [2001] -effects software stained-glass knight first CG character Young Sherlock Holmes [1985) Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets [20021 Dennis Muren Forrest Gump [1994). visual effects INDUSTRIAL LIGHT & MAGIC Saving Private Ryan [1998] Computer Division (1979) John Lasseter animator, director Toy Story (1995) [1975) Dan O'Bannon visual effects, writer Ed Catmull- visual effects, vice president PIXAR Tom Hanks RenderMan digital effects system [1986) Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982) The Genesis Effect first all-CG film sequence Nicholas Meyer Scott Ross Avid Steve Jobs MARS general manager object motion analysis software director Titanic (1997) CEO [1989) [1977] EditDroid nonlinear video editing system The Abyss [1989)| James Cameron writer, director, producer ALIEN virtual sets (1979) Digital Domain [1993| Battlestar Galactica |2003) Terminator 2: Judgment Day [1991] John Dykstra visual effects Dykstraflex camera process Ron Moare writer, producer Battlestar Galactica (1978] Sony Pictures Imageworks Additionalresearch byErik Malinowsi -Star Trek: Deep Space Nine [1993| Ken Ralston visual effects [1992) Richard Edlund visual effects SPIDER-MAN 2 (2004) motion contral blue-screen matting background effects process LUCASFILM LTD. camera process The Polar Express [2004) EFFECTS FILM GAMES ANNOS

How Star Wars Changed the World

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More than thirty years later, Star Wars is still entertaining fans all over the world. Now Lucasfilm and its sister companies (Industrial Light & Magic, Skywalker Sound and LucasArts). While there’s...




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