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Awesome video: Watch 40 years of movie special effects in 1 minute

I absolutely love the art of film, and the one film that changed my entire outlook on the artform is "Jurassic Park," which is also one of the most memorable films when it comes to the use of special effects.

The company responsible for those effects is Industrial Light & Magic, which was founded in 1975 by George Lucas. As the company grew and the staff's talents exploded, ILM went on to do special effects for the entire "Harry Potter" series, the "Terminator" movies, the "Back to the Future" trilogy and many, many more.

ILM has contributed to more than 300 movies and has won a combined 43 Academy Awards for visual effects and technical achievement. The company's YouTube channel recently uploaded a great minute-long montage that showcases their 40 years of creating movie magic.


Richard Hall

Richard Hall is an award-winning newsroom developer, editor and blogger for NewsOK. He was born in Austin, Texas, spent his childhood in southern California and has lived in Norman since 1999. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 2008. Read more ›