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As we look forward to 2024, this past month has also marked the 25th anniversary of

25 years ago, first arrived on the world wide web.

Back in 1998, it was perhaps the busiest period in the company’s history to date. Industrial Light & Magic and Skywalker Sound worked on client productions as varied as Deep Impact and Saving Private Ryan. Our former games division, LucasArts, released titles like Star Wars: Rogue Squadron for the Nintendo64 and Star Wars: Droid Works for the home computer (the latter a collaboration with Lucasfilm’s educational group). The consumer products and publishing teams (at that time their own full-fledged division) were organizing one of the biggest campaigns ever undertaken in the movie business for Star Wars: The Phantom Menace. Set to premiere the following spring, Episode I, as it was widely known, was arguably the most anticipated film made up to that time. No doubt, Lucasfilm’s hundreds of employees across every division and team were focused on this space fantasy adventure when made its debut. The necessity to recruit more employees to fuel the company’s growth in this new and exciting era likely necessitated the website’s creation.

Today, things are as busy as ever and new opportunities and stories from the company are still made available at this domain. As we look forward to the next 25 years here on, we wish you all a Happy New Year!

The original homepage, which first appeared in December, 1998:

Lucasfilm | Timeless stories. Innovative storytelling.

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