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George Lucas- film-maker wiki In 1969 he cofounded American Zoetrope with Francis Ford Coppola.

"Lucas, as chairman of Lucasfilm Ltd., has expanded the organization to encompass several companies, including Lucas Digital (Industrial Light & Magic and Skywalker Sound), a pioneer in the fields of digital visual effects and sound design; the LucasArts Entertainment Company, a leading developer of computer games; and Lucas Licensing, the company responsible for translating the Star Wars and Indiana Jones brands into best-selling novels, toys, and merchandise.

"In 1992, Lucas was the recipient of the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award, the highest award a filmmaker can receive from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences." [1]

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  1. George Lucas, George Lucas Educational Foundation, accessed January 21, 2009.
  2. Joseph Campbell Foundation Who's who, organizational web page, accessed May 1, 2012.