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Abstract Mr. Richard Edlund won four Academy Awards for Visual Effects in the first three "Star Wars" movies (1977, 1980, 1983) and "Raiders of the Lost Ark" (1981). He was a key member of Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) for George Lucas, a company that has become a Hollywood powerhouse of cutting-edge movie technology. In 1981, Mr. Edlund and ILM won two Scientific and Engineering Awards from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for the development of the Empire motion picture camera system and a beam-splitter optical composite motion picture printer. In 1983, he founded the Boss Film Corp. and went on to work on such major films as Ghost, Ghostbusters, Die Hard, 2010, Poltergeist, and Alien 3. His latest films include "The Stepford Wives" (2004) and "Angels in America" (2003 mini TV series). More information on his work can be found at
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2008-03-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal Computers in Entertainment (CIE) (CIE)
Volume Number 2
Issue Number 2
Page Count 1
Starting Page 10
Ending Page 10

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