The epic adventure Star Wars: Episode 1 The Phantom Menace, from visionary filmmaker George Lucas, captivated global audiences when it first came out in 1999.
The Force is back. But this time in 3D, giving the film an immersive dimension and turning it into an altogether richer cinematic experience.
George Lucas, the pioneering and brilliant filmmaker behind Star Wars, has overseen the process with his renowned attention to detail. John Knoll, the visual effects supervisor for Lucasfilm's Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) was responsible for the actual conversion. He served as Visual Effects Supervisor on all three of the Star Wars prequels. The remaining five Star Wars films will be converted to 3D over the coming years.
Watch a video featuring George Lucas and John Knoll in which they explain how they converted Star Wars: Episode 1 The Phantom Menace to 3D…
Star Wars: Episode 1 The Phantom Menace in 3D opens on the big screen on 10 February – don't miss it!