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ILM employees Pete Kuran (left) and Rose Duignan (center) consult with director George Lucas on Star Wars: A New Hope (1977).

The ILM crew operates the Dykstraflex camera with the Millennium Falcon.

Watch the Trailer for the New Documentary Series Light & Magic

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The Lucasfilm and Imagine Documentaries Production Comes to Disney+ July 27

Today, Disney+ released the teaser trailer and key art for Imagine Documentaries and Lucasfilm’s Light & Magic, an immersive series that chronicles the untold history of world-renowned Industrial Light & Magic (ILM), the special visual effects, animation, and virtual production division of Lucasfilm.

Granted unparalleled access, Academy Award®-nominated filmmaker and longtime Lucasfilm collaborator Lawrence Kasdan (Raiders of the Lost Ark, Solo: A Star Wars Story, among others) takes viewers on an adventure behind the curtains of Industrial Light & Magic. Learn about the pioneers of modern filmmaking as we go on a journey to bring George Lucas’ vision to life. These filmmakers would then go on to inspire the entire industry of visual effects.

The series is directed by Lawrence Kasdan, and the executive producers are Ron Howard, Brian Grazer, Justin Wilkes, Lawrence Kasdan, Kathleen Kennedy, and Michelle Rejwan.

All six episodes of Light & Magic premiere on July 27, exclusively on Disney+. Watch the new trailer and see the poster below.

Learn more about the recent series preview at Star Wars Celebration Anaheim by clicking here.

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