The CGI Development of Solo: A Star Wars Story

Animation World Network spoke with Rob Bredow, the newly appointed senior vice president, executive creative director and head of ILM, who was overall visual effects supervisor and co-producer for SOLO: A Star Wars Story. More than 1,200 artists in ILM’s four studios created over 1,800 shots. Because production was set up at Pinewood Studios, Bredow worked mainly out of ILM’s London studio, he also released some CGI Development images.

The CGI Development of Solo A Star Wars Story
The CGI Development of Solo A Star Wars Story
The CGI Development of Solo A Star Wars Story
The CGI Development of Solo A Star Wars Story
The CGI Development of Solo A Star Wars Story
The CGI Development of Solo A Star Wars Story
The CGI Development of Solo A Star Wars Story
The CGI Development of Solo A Star Wars Story
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SOLO : A Star Wars Story Deleted Scene – Concept Art

Lucasfilm Film concept artist Aaron McBride has revealed a great deleted scene from Solo: A Star Wars Story showing Han and Chewie going into Battle together on Mimban and Han getting shot, and the mighty Chewbacca rescues him from the battlefield.

Solo A Star Wars Story Deleted Scene Concept Art - by Aaron McBride - Han and Chewie Battle of Mimban - No 2
Solo A Star Wars Story Deleted Scene Concept Art – by Aaron McBride – Han and Chewie Battle of Mimban – No 2
Solo A Star Wars Story Deleted Scene Concept Art - by Aaron McBride - Han and Chewie Battle of Mimban - No 1
Solo A Star Wars Story Deleted Scene Concept Art – by Aaron McBride – Han and Chewie Battle of Mimban – No 1
Solo A Star Wars Story Deleted Scene Concept Art - by Aaron McBride - Han and Chewie Battle of Mimban - No 3
Solo A Star Wars Story Deleted Scene Concept Art – by Aaron McBride – Han and Chewie Battle of Mimban – No 3

TRIXIE : EPISODE IX

The awesome team over at Fantha Tracks have exclusively revealed that the working title for Star Wars : Episode IX has been changed to “trIXie.” it was previously under the working title of Black Diamond.

Trixie Star Wars Episode IX Production Name
Trixie Star Wars Episode IX Production Name
Trixie Star Wars Episode IX Working Title
Trixie Star Wars Episode IX Working Title

Previous production names revealed by Fantha Tracks

The Force Awakens –
FOODLES PRODUCTION (UK) LIMITED – AVCO (Where J.J. saw A New Hope – Source: Making Star Wars)

Rogue One –
LUNAK HEAVY INDUSTRIES (UK) LIMITED – Los Alamos (Birth place of the atomic bomb / Birth of the Death Star)

The Last Jedi – 
SPACE BEAR INDUSTRIES (UK) LIMITED – Space Bear
(Explained by story group: “We were talking about how Luke had retreated and just taken himself out of the world and for some reason [it felt like] Legends of the Fall,when Tristan goes into the woods in the end,” Rayne Roberts shared. “But then we were like, ‘And then he gets mauled by a bear.’ And then someone said, ‘So Luke’s like a space bear.’”)

Solo – 
STANNUM 50 LABS (UK) LIMITED – Red Cup (As in the iconic American party SOLO red cups )

Episode IX – 
CARBONADO INDUSTRIES (UK) LIMITED –  trIXie

Rumoured Kenobi movie – 
PLT PRODUCTIONS (UK) LIMITED – Joshua Tree (Joshua Tree National Park was home to some scenes used as Tatooine in Return of the Jedi – Source: Omega Underground)

SOURCE : FANTHA TRACKS