Live from VES: Dennis Muren and Colleagues

Author:
Publish date:

Exclusive podcast

Muren on his VES award

Accompanying Story

Exclusive: The Muren Factor

Related News from The Briefing Room

VES Award Winners Announced

Senior Editor Michael Goldman with Dennis Muren at the 2007 VES Awards.
Image by Tony Donaldson, tdphoto.com

To celebrate Dennis Muren's illustrious career and his Lifetime Achievement award from the Visual Effects Society (VES), millimeter is pleased to offer readers the voices of his longtime peers, colleagues, and well-known proteges as they discuss Muren's impact on their careers and the visual effects industry.

Millimeter sat down for an exclusive chat with Muren and some of his well-known peers at the VES Awards dinner. Click here for some of his comments, and see below for a few comments from those who know him best, including George Lucas, John Dykstra, Ken Ralston, and Richard Edlund. Also featured below are conversations with many of the industry's best-known visual effects supervisors who have worked with Muren, or been inspired by him, over the years, including Robert Legato, John Knoll, Stefen Fangmeier, Pablo Helman, and Roger Guyett.

Congratulations to Muren and all the winners at the 2007 VES Awards. Don't forget to read the March/April issue of millimeter for more from our in-depth interview with Muren and his peers about the state of the visual effects industry.

—Michael Goldman
Senior Editor

Podcasts from the VES Awards 2007

VES Podcast: George Lucas

Millimeter Senior Editor Michael Goldman talks with George Lucas, who presented Dennis Muren with his Lifetime Achievement award from the Visual Effects Society (VES), about his friend and longtime collaborator ...

VES Podcast: George Lucas

Millimeter Senior Editor Michael Goldman talks with George Lucas, who presented Dennis Muren with his Lifetime Achievement award from the Visual Effects Society (VES), about his friend and longtime collaborator ...

VES Podcast: John Knoll

Millimeter Senior Editor Michael Goldman talks with John Knoll about his ILM colleague and winner of the Lifetime Achievement award from the Visual Effects Society (VES), Dennis Muren ...

VES Podcast: John Knoll

Millimeter Senior Editor Michael Goldman talks with John Knoll about his ILM colleague and winner of the Lifetime Achievement award from the Visual Effects Society (VES), Dennis Muren ...

VES Podcast: John Dykstra

Millimeter Senior Editor Michael Goldman talks with John Dykstra about his contemporary and winner of the Lifetime Achievement award from the Visual Effects Society (VES), Dennis Muren ...

VES Podcast: John Dykstra

Millimeter Senior Editor Michael Goldman talks with John Dykstra about his contemporary and winner of the Lifetime Achievement award from the Visual Effects Society (VES), Dennis Muren ...

VES Podcast: Stefen Fangmeier

Millimeter Senior Editor Michael Goldman talks with Stefen Fangmeier about his ILM colleague and winner of the Lifetime Achievement award from the Visual Effects Society (VES), Dennis Muren ...

VES Podcast: Stefen Fangmeier

Millimeter Senior Editor Michael Goldman talks with Stefen Fangmeier about his ILM colleague and winner of the Lifetime Achievement award from the Visual Effects Society (VES), Dennis Muren ...

VES Podcast: Ken Ralston

Millimeter Senior Editor Michael Goldman talks with Ken Ralston about his contemporary and winner of the Lifetime Achievement award from the Visual Effects Society (VES), Dennis Muren ...

VES Podcast: Ken Ralston

Millimeter Senior Editor Michael Goldman talks with Ken Ralston about his contemporary and winner of the Lifetime Achievement award from the Visual Effects Society (VES), Dennis Muren ...

VES Podcast: Pablo Helman

Millimeter Senior Editor Michael Goldman talks with Pablo Helman about his ILM colleague and winner of the Lifetime Achievement award from the Visual Effects Society (VES), Dennis Muren ...

VES Podcast: Pablo Helman

Millimeter Senior Editor Michael Goldman talks with Pablo Helman about his ILM colleague and winner of the Lifetime Achievement award from the Visual Effects Society (VES), Dennis Muren ...

VES Podcast: Roger Guyett

Millimeter Senior Editor Michael Goldman talks with Roger Guyett about his ILM colleague and winner of the Lifetime Achievement award from the Visual Effects Society (VES), Dennis Muren ...

VES Podcast: Roger Guyett

Millimeter Senior Editor Michael Goldman talks with Roger Guyett about his ILM colleague and winner of the Lifetime Achievement award from the Visual Effects Society (VES), Dennis Muren ...

VES Podcast: Rob Legato

Millimeter Senior Editor Michael Goldman talks with Rob Legato about the winner of the Lifetime Achievement award from the Visual Effects Society (VES), Dennis Muren ...

VES Podcast: Rob Legato

Millimeter Senior Editor Michael Goldman talks with Rob Legato about the winner of the Lifetime Achievement award from the Visual Effects Society (VES), Dennis Muren ...

VES Podcast: Richard Edlund

Millimeter Senior Editor Michael Goldman talks with Richard Edlund about his fellow visual effects pioneer, former collaborator, and winner of the Lifetime Achievement award from the Visual Effects Society (VES), Dennis Muren ...

VES Podcast: Richard Edlund

Millimeter Senior Editor Michael Goldman talks with Richard Edlund about his fellow visual effects pioneer, former collaborator, and winner of the Lifetime Achievement award from the Visual Effects Society (VES), Dennis Muren ...

Related

YamahaUC_YAI-1Bundle

Yamaha Unified Communications Simplifies UC Deployments at Enterprise Connect

Yamaha Unified Communications is helping enterprises move toward consistent, simple, and high-quality collaboration experiences in any conference room and meeting space with its latest solutions in booth 1027 at Enterprise Connect, March 18-20 in Orlando, Florida. Phil Marechal, Yamaha UC's vice president of business development and product management, will participate in an expert panel on huddle room trends.

RP_Series_IFPs

BenQ's Interactive Flat Panel Display Takes Home Tech & Learning's TCEA Best of Show Award

BenQ, an internationally renowned provider of visual display solutions, announced today that its latest interactive flat panel (IFP) display for education, the RP7501K, received the prestigious Tech & Learning Best of Show Award at the TCEA conference in San Antonio. Tech & Learning's TCEA 2019 Best of Show Awards celebrated the products and services exhibited at the expo that demonstrate great promise, according to the country's most tech-savvy educators.

InSync-FrameFormerScreenshot

InSync Technology at the 2019 NAB Show

At the 2019 NAB Show, InSync will announce availability of the new FrameFormer plug-in for Adobe Premiere Pro for macOS. This addition to the range provides further flexibility and options for deploying FrameFormer.

BlackBox-Emerald_4KReceiver

Black Box at the 2019 NAB Show

At the 2019 NAB Show, Black Box will showcase products across its high-performance Emerald™ unified KVM (keyboard, mouse, video) portfolio and will unveil a new offering that enables even greater flexibility in establishing agile remote desktop connectivity. The Black Box booth, SL12716, will feature demo areas dedicated to Emerald KVM solutions that address the need for convenient and intuitive real-time access to multiple computers from multiple locations, whether across rooms, floors, buildings, sites, or even cities. Black Box offers consultation and design services along with every solution delivered, and the company's representatives at the 2019 NAB Show will highlight complete IP-based and 4K AV visualization and distribution solutions tailored to the unique requirements of modern control rooms, post and media productions, and broadcast playout environments.