The Long Shadow of the Special Effects Company Behind “Star Wars”

Industrial Light & Magic was born out of necessity–20th Century Fox didn’t have a special effects department and 1975’s Star Wars clearly needed one. The unrelenting drive for innovation led the small startup to eventually work on 317 movies and it remains at the forefront of its industry.

The Untold Story of ILM, a Titan That Forever Changed Film

Wired.com, 5.19.15