Awards & Winners

Industrial Light & Magic

Industrial Light & Magic is an American Academy Award-winning motion picture visual effects company that was founded in May 1975 by George Lucas. It is a division of the film production company, Lucasfilm, which Lucas founded, and was created when Lucas began production of the film Star Wars. ILM originated in Van Nuys, California, then later moved to San Rafael in 1978, and since 2005 it has been based at the Letterman Digital Arts Center in the Presidio of San Francisco. Lynwen Brennan, who joined the company in 1999, currently serves as ILM's President and General Manager. In 2012, The Walt Disney Company acquired ILM as part of its purchase of Lucasfilm.

Awards by Industrial Light & Magic

Check all the awards nominated and won by Industrial Light & Magic.



National Medal of Technology and Innovation
(For 30 years of innovation in visual effects technology for the motion picture industry.)


Nominations 1997 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Satellite Award for Best Visual Effects Dragonheart
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Commercial Appliances


Academy Award for Best Technical Achievement
(For their pioneering efforts in the creation of the ILM digital film compositing system.)


Academy Scientific and Technical Award (Scientific and Engineering award)
(For the engineering of the Empire Motion Picture Camera System.)
Academy Scientific and Technical Award (Scientific and Engineering award)
(For the concept and engineering of a beam-splitter optical composite motion picture printer.)