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Masters of FX by Ian Failes

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3 > Richard Edlund

Few visual-effects supervisors carry the broad skills and experience held by Richard Edlund. A winner of four visual effects Oscars and three Academy Scientific and Engineering Awards, Edlund’s career in the industry has also transcended the dramatic shift from photochemical, physical, and practical effects to the digital realm.

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[1] Richard Edlund.

Edlund worked on each of the original Star Wars films, becoming a major force at Industrial Light & Magic where he helped pioneer the use of miniatures, motion control, and optical printers in visual effects. He won Oscars for all three movies and also for his visual effects supervision ...

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