First sneak peek inside London’s Star Wars factory

When it comes to visual effects, Industrial Light and Magic (ILM) is the undisputed leader of the pack. Founded in 1975 by George Lucas to work on the first Star Wars movie, it's spent the last four decades setting the gold standard on movies like ET, Indiana Jones, Back to the Future, Terminator 2, Pirates of the Caribbean and Harry Potter.

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Tom May

Tom May is an award-winning journalist and editor specialising in design, photography and technology. Author of the Amazon #1 bestseller Great TED Talks: Creativity, published by Pavilion Books, Tom was previously editor of Professional Photography magazine, associate editor at Creative Bloq, and deputy editor at net magazine. Today, he is a regular contributor to Creative Bloq and its sister sites Digital Camera World, and Tech Radar. He also writes for Creative Boom and works on content marketing projects.