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Wow this is so coo! check out this Pixar sales demo reel from 1988 back when they were producing animated shorts like “Red’s Dream,” “Knick Knack” and “Tin Toys” and and promoting The Pixar Image Computer which was used for medical imaging, remote sensing, graphics arts and scientific visualization. And funny how things come full circle, The Pixar Image Computer was developed by the Computer Division of Lucasfilm, later renamed Pixar after being purchased by Steve Jobs on February 3, 1986. That’s some history for you! one of the best flash back videos I have seen in while!
Check it out below.
George Lucas is getting married! after selling Lucasfilm to Disney, it has been confirmed that the filmmaker is engaged to his long-time girlfriend Mellody Hobson, the current DreamWorks Animation chairman.
This will be Hobson’s first marriage and Lucas’ second. They have been together since 2006.
Congratulations to the both of them.
News just dropped that Disney purchased LucasFilm known for the Star Wars franchise for $4.05 Billion! along with reports that a new Star Wars film will hit theaters in 2015 woah! Pretty crazy! what do you think of the buyout?
ROVIO and Lucasfilm just launched an event this Sunday October 8, 2012 at the Toy”R”Us at Times Square and over the next few weeks will be dropping behind-the-scenes content, animations, comics, and much more on their official Tumbler. I guess the hint is the Angry Bird dressed as a Jedi Knight with lightsaber. More info below.
The LEGO Group and Lucasfilm announced yesterday at the official LEGO breakfast meeting that two companies have agreed on a franchise development deal for another 10 years of STAR WARS themed LEGOS. If you were not aware the Star Wars universe collaboration was LEGOS first licensing franchise ever back in 1999. This was a huge step for LEGO representing the epic story of the George Lucas’s Star Wars. Star Wars toys are ranked one the best-selling global toy lines. The line has inspired the first ever mini TV special featuring the LEGO Star Wars: The Padawan Menace. Also the franchise is the basis of the first-ever LEGOLAND MINILAND display based on a fictional environment!
Stephen J. Sansweet is Head of Fan Relations at Lucasfilm and the author of books about Star Wars. He is also the owner of the world’s largest private collection of Star Wars memorabilia. CONTINUE READING →→→