George Lucas Biography
Georges life greatly improved because the way he changed from his car crash. George went to Modesto Junior college, before attending Southern California film school. At this college George Lucas made many short films, one was THX-1138, a short film that won first at 1967-68 National Student Film Festival. George Lucas Proclaims, "Working hard is very important. You're not going to get anywhere without working extremely hard." George won a scholarship from Warner Bro's to observe the making of the movie Finian's Rainbow, directed by Francis Ford Coppola. Lucas and Coppola made a full version of THX 1138 together. In 1973 George Lucas made his own company, Lucas Film Ltd., and wrote and directed American Graffiti. This won a Golden Globe, and was nominated for five academy awards. In 1974 George Lucas started writing star wars. In 1975, A company called Industrial light and magic was established to make visual effects. Another company Sprockets was made to edit, and mix star wars. Georges idea was turned down many times, until 20th Century fox gave him a chance. The cost to make Star Wars was 11 million dollar, and the film grossed over 513 million dollars. George Lucas overcame adversity to become a success.