Lucasfilm And Light & Magic
Grew up in Modesto, California
Current residence: San Anselmo, California
Education/ Business Experience
3 Interesting Facts
- At first he wanted to be a race car driver, but he then quickly changed his mind because of a fatal car accident.
He was nominated for 2 daytime Emmy awards, and won 2.
In 1977, James Cameron saw Star Wars for the first time; he then quit his job as a truck driver and delved into the film industry.
1967: Internship at Warner Brothers
1971: Forms Lucasfilm
1973: American Graffiti released, nominated for 5 academy awards.
1975: Founded Light & Magic, division of Lucasfilm that deals with special effects.
1977: Star Wars released, wins 7 academy awards
2012: Sells Lucasfilm to Walt Disney for $4 billion.
Products/Services that Lucas has Created
George Lucas created the film company Lucasfilms and the special effects division Light & Magic. His first major film was American Graffiti, which was nominated for 5 different Oscar categories, but he is mostly known for his huge successes, Star Wars and Indiana Jones. He then recently sold the rights of Lucasfilm to Walt Disney for $4,000,000,000.