George Lucas sits down with AFI

We’ve collected 17 short interviews with George Lucas produced by AFI:

George Lucas talks about his first interactions with Francis Ford Coppola, creating American Zoetrope and how his film THX-1138 came to be.

George Lucas talks about his friendship and working relationship with Francis Ford Coppola.

George Lucas talks about why he created Lucasfilm, Ltd.

George Lucas discusses the making of his film AMERICAN GRAFFITI.

George Lucas discusses how AMERICAN GRAFFITI affected audiences in the early 1970′s.

George Lucas discusses how STAR WARS got made after the success of his film, AMERICAN GRAFFITI.

George Lucas tells the story about how he ended up with the merchandising rights and the rights to the sequels for STAR WARS: A NEW HOPE.

George Lucas tells talks about the casting process for STAR WARS: A NEW HOPE.

George Lucas talks about the need to create his own visual effects house, Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) for STAR WARS: A NEW HOPE.

George Lucas discusses the development of the THX sound system technology.

George Lucas talks about the term “Blockbuster”.

George Lucas discusses how he told his idea for RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK to Steven Spielberg.

George Lucas discusses how the technology caught up with with his vision for the originalSTAR WARS trilogy.

George Lucas discusses how and why he decided to make the STAR WARS prequel trilogy films.

George Lucas talks about the pre-visualization process of modern filmmaking.

George Lucas discusses the history and development of professional digital filmmaking and how he utilized it in the most recent Star Wars films.

George Lucas talks about the innovative and unique contemporary film community in the Greater San Francisco area.