“Star Wars” fans are about to get an inside look at Industrial Light & Magic with the upcoming “Light & Magic” documentary that will air on Disney+.
Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) is a motion picture visual effects company that was founded on May 26, 1975 by George Lucas, to create the special effects for the film “Star Wars: A New Hope.” ILM has worked on every “Star Wars” film since, and others, as well.
In this six-part documentary series, Academy Award®-nominated filmmaker Lawrence Kasdan (co-writer of several “Star Wars” films) takes viewers on an adventure behind the curtains of Industrial Light & Magic.
Learn what inspired some of the most legendary filmmakers in Hollywood history, and follow their stories from their earliest personal films to bringing George Lucas’ vision to life.
From Imagine Documentaries and Lucasfilm, and executive produced by Brian Grazer and Ron Howard, “Light & Magic” premieres exclusively on Disney+ July 27.
On Friday, May 27, attendees of “Star Wars Celebration” will be among the first in the world to get a sneak peek at “Light & Magic” with a discussion panel featuring Lawrence Kasdan and Ron Howard, who will be joined by VFX titans Dennis Muren, Phil Tippett, Joe Johnston and Rose Duignan, plus Lynwen Brennan, Lucasfilm executive vice president and general manager.