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March 24, 2004

Magazine Watch...

Cinefex 97 - Hellboy/Revolutions/ST2

The current issue of Cinefex contains...

an exclusive interview, Oscar-winning visual effects maestro Phil Tippett, founder of Tippett Studio -- one of the industry's top-rated computer animation facilities -- discusses his recent foray into film directing, with Starship Troopers 2, and the remarkable 27-year career that has carried him from stop-motion animation in Star Wars to go-motion in Dragonslayer to 3D character animation in Jurassic Park and beyond.


- Interview by Joe Fordham © 2004 cinefex

With extensive work on Hellboy, Matrix Revolutions, and Starship Troopers II... its damn near a Tippett Studio Issue, at your local bookstores now.

Other Current Publications with ST2 are:

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CFQ #37 part2 of 2 on ST2 - Cinefantastique - buy me?

FANGORIA #232—On Sale April 15! - fangoria.com

“STARSHIP” TWO-PERS The big bugs return for “Starship Troopers 2,” and the horror doesn’t end when they kill you.

Posted by dschnee at 3:50 PM

March 14, 2004

Pixar Hosts Screening of Starship Troopers 2

Screening of ST2 @ Pixar!

Last Thursday, March 11th 2004, Pixar played host to the Northern California Screening of

Starship Troopers II: Hero of the Federation!!!

Digitally Projected at their studios in Berkeley, CA

And it was Grrrrrreaat! our work looked amazing, the sound was insane, and it was one hell-of-a fun movie to boot!

For the crew and our guests we were super pleased at the outcome of this low-budget kick butt flick!

Starship Troopers (1997)

Visual Effects Budget - $40 million

Total Production Budget - $100 million

(includes VFX budget)

Starship Troopers II (2004)

Total Production Budget - $6 million

crawling to DVD June 1rst...



Truths and Rumors

Yes, there is a German Dub out on the Internet.

No! ST2 will not be a BONUS DVD for the animated series Roughnecks!

Yes, Sony has put ST2 in Theaters in Asia.

No! Kelly Clarkson from American Idol is not in ST2!

Yes, Kelly Carlson is an actress who has been in Nip/Tuck is in ST2.

Posted by dschnee at 3:52 PM