British Academy of Film and Television Arts. Whitlatch also designed detailed skeletons for the major characters and facial muscles on Jar Jar Binks as a reference for ILM's animators. Another goal was to create computer-generated characters that could act seamlessly with live-action actors. Wrede May 3, Archived from the original on June 23,
Nute Gunray 's Thai accent was chosen after Lucas and McCallum listened to various languages to decide how the Neimodians would speak.
Subsequently, Palpatine is elected as the new Supreme Chancellor, and Gunray is arrested. It isn't as fresh as the original Star Wars nor does it have the thematic richness and narrative complexity of The Empire Strikes Backbut it is a distinct improvement over Return of the Jedi. Retrieved 15 July Episode I — The Phantom Menace s science fiction films American science fantasy films s adventure films s action films s prequel films Alien invasions in films American epic films American robot films American science fiction action films American science fiction war films American space adventure films Films about children Films about elections Films featuring puppetry Films shot in Italy Films shot in Tunisia Films using computer-generated imagery Films with underwater settings Science fiction adventure films Underwater civilizations in fiction 3D re-releases 20th Century Fox films Lucasfilm films Films scored by John Williams Films directed by George Lucas Films produced by Rick McCallum Screenplays by George Lucas. Archived from the original on August 22, Non-linear editing systems played a large part in translating Lucas' vision; he constantly tweaked, revised and reworked shots and scenes.