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Session Name: LucasArts and ILM: a Case Study of the Convergence of Games and Film
Speaker(s): Steve Sullivan, Chris Williams
Company Name(s): Industrial Light & Magic, LucasArts Entertainment
Track / Format: Programming

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Overview: Everyone in the games industry is talking about the convergence of film and games - Lucasfilm is actually doing it. LucasArts and Industrial Light & Magic have come together in an unprecendented technology collaboration to elevate the quality of their next generation titles and bring visual effects production for film closer to real-time. By literally working side by side, building common tools and leveraging each other's techniques, these two companies have unified their efforts for tremendous mutual benefit.

In this panel, hear from the key individuals at both LucasArts and ILM who are on the front lines of this truly unique opportunity.

GDC 2006

Steve Sullivan

Industrial Light & Magic

Chris Williams

LucasArts Entertainment

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