Star Wars Animation Department Unaffected by Lucasfilm Lay-Offs

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Star Wars’ animation division is unaffected by the closing of Luacsfilm’s Industrial Gentle & Magic (ILM) facility in Singapore the place greater than 300 individuals work.

Lucasfilm’s director of cinematography lightning and VFX Joel Aron confirmed on Twitter (beneath) that the studio at present engaged on The Unhealthy Batch Season 3 and Tales of the Jedi Season 2 is unaffected by the closure.

As reported by Selection, the Singapore studio will shut its doorways “because of financial components affecting the trade” after practically 20 years in operation. Based in 2004, Lucasfilm Animation Singapore’s first work was on the unique Star Wars cartoon The Clone Wars.

“Simply to be clear, we’re not effected by this closure,” Aron stated. “[Lucasfilm Animation Limited] just isn’t in Singapore. We’ve all the time been at both The Ranch or the place we are actually in San Francisco (or working from residence!). We’re nonetheless ferociously busy working with CGCG to convey you all Season 3 of The Unhealthy Batch and Tales of the Jedi.”

Each reveals had new seasons introduced at Star Wars Celebration 2023, with The Unhealthy Batch’s third outing confirmed to be its final. Much less is thought about Tales of the Jedi’s second season and whether or not or not it would proceed the backstories of Ahsoka and Depend Dooku, as creator Dave Filoni stated he simply needed to make extra as a result of it was so enjoyable the primary time.

Ryan Dinsdale is an IGN freelance reporter. He’ll discuss The Witcher all day.

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