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Movies on Location - 'Star Wars: A New Hope'

May 4, 2024 from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Neiman & Company (Formerly Industrial Light & Magic), Van Nuys, CA
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$25.00

MOVIE ONLY - This ticket does not include a tour of the former ILM Building. If you would like to tour the building please purchase a separate Tour ticket (available times: 12:00pm, 12:45pm, 1:30pm, 2:15pm, 3:00pm) in addition to this Movie Only ticket, or a Combo Tour/Movie ticket (available times: 4:15pm, 5:00pm, 5:45pm, 6:30pm, 7:15pm).

This May the 4th, join us in Van Nuys as we screen Star Wars: A New Hope in the parking lot of Neiman & Company, formerly the original location of Industrial Light & Magic where all of the visual effects for Star Wars: A New Hope (1977) were produced. The event will include special character appearances by the 501st Legion, displays, giveaways and plenty of surprises from a galaxy far, far away!

Doors open at 6:00pm, Film begins at 8:00pm.

Each General Admission ticket includes (1) Screening Admission in the general seating area (Chair Included). Please note that seating is on a first come, first served basis. 

Produced By: My Valley Pass and GEC Events

Ticket price subject to change. 

 



$30.00
Not Available

ILM BUIDLING GUIDED TOUR ONLY

* Please note this ticket does not include a seat for the screening of the movie at 8:00pm. You will need to purchase a separate Movie Only ticket or a Combo Tour/Movie ticket for a later timeslot if you would like to watch the film.

What Will You See On The Guided Tour: A limited number of tour tickets are being made available for this event. Tour ticket holders will have the rare opportunity to experience a guided tour of the former ILM facility. Each ILM building tour can accommodate (10) people and runs approximately 30 minutes. Inside you will see visual representations of the behind the scenes magic that was filmed during production of 'Star Wars: A New Hope'. This ticket is for the 12:00pm ILM building tour only. When purchasing tour tickets, please purchase tickets for your preferred time slot. Each tour will depart at its scheduled time and you will not be able to join another tour if you arrive late. There will be no refunds on tour tickets for any reason including late arrival.

Ticket price subject to change without notice

 



$30.00
Not Available

ILM BUIDLING GUIDED TOUR ONLY

* Please note this ticket does not include a seat for the screening of the movie at 8:00pm. You will need to purchase a separate Movie Only ticket or a Combo Tour/Movie ticket for a later timeslot if you would like to watch the film.

What Will You See On The Guided Tour: A limited number of tour tickets are being made available for this event. Tour ticket holders will have the rare opportunity to experience a guided tour of the former ILM facility. Each ILM building tour can accommodate (10) people and runs approximantely 30 minutes. Inside you will see visual representations of the behind the scenes magic that was filmed during production of 'Star Wars: A New Hope'. This ticket is for the 12:45pm ILM building tour only. When purchasing tour tickets, please purchase tickets for your preferred time slot. Each tour will depart at its scheduled time and you will not be able to join another tour if you arrive late. There will be no refunds on tour tickets for any reason including late arrival.

Ticket price subject to change without notice

 



$30.00
Not Available

ILM BUIDLING GUIDED TOUR ONLY

* Please note this ticket does not include a seat for the screening of the movie at 8:00pm. You will need to purchase a separate Movie Only ticket or a Combo Tour/Movie ticket for a later timeslot if you would like to watch the film.

What Will You See On The Guided Tour: A limited number of tour tickets are being made available for this event. Tour ticket holders will have the rare opportunity to experience a guided tour of the former ILM facility. Each ILM building tour can accommodate (10) people and runs approximately 30 minutes. Inside you will see visual representations of the behind the scenes magic that was filmed during production of 'Star Wars: A New Hope'. This ticket is for the 1:30pm ILM building tour only. When purchasing tour tickets, please purchase tickets for your preferred time slot. Each tour will depart at its scheduled time and you will not be able to join another tour if you arrive late. There will be no refunds on tour tickets for any reason including late arrival.

Ticket price subject to change without notice

 



$30.00
Not Available

ILM BUIDLING GUIDED TOUR ONLY

* Please note this ticket does not include a seat for the screening of the movie at 8:00pm. You will need to purchase a separate Movie Only ticket or a Combo Tour/Movie ticket for a later timeslot if you would like to watch the film.

What Will You See On The Guided Tour: A limited number of tour tickets are being made available for this event. Tour ticket holders will have the rare opportunity to experience a guided tour of the former ILM facility. Each ILM building tour can accommodate (10) people and runs approximately 30 minutes. Inside you will see visual representations of the behind the scenes magic that was filmed during production of 'Star Wars: A New Hope'. This ticket is for the 2:15pm ILM building tour only. When purchasing tour tickets, please purchase tickets for your preferred time slot. Each tour will depart at its scheduled time and you will not be able to join another tour if you arrive late. There will be no refunds on tour tickets for any reason including late arrival.

Ticket price subject to change without notice

 



$30.00
Not Available

ILM BUIDLING GUIDED TOUR ONLY

* Please note this ticket does not include a seat for the screening of the movie at 8:00pm. You will need to purchase a separate Movie Only ticket or a Combo Tour/Movie ticket for a later timeslot if you would like to watch the film.

What Will You See On The Guided Tour: A limited number of tour tickets are being made available for this event. Tour ticket holders will have the rare opportunity to experience a guided tour of the former ILM facility. Each ILM building tour can accommodate (10) people and runs approximately 30 minutes. Inside you will see visual representations of the behind the scenes magic that was filmed during production of 'Star Wars: A New Hope'. This ticket is for the 3:00pm ILM building tour only. When purchasing tour tickets, please purchase tickets for your preferred time slot. Each tour will depart at its scheduled time and you will not be able to join another tour if you arrive late. There will be no refunds on tour tickets for any reason including late arrival.

Ticket price subject to change without notice

 



$55.00
Not Available

ILM BUIDLING GUIDED TOUR & MOVIE COMBO

* Please note this ticket also includes a seat for the 8:00pm showing of 'Star Wars: A New Hope.' If you would like to take the building tour only, please purchase a tour ticket for earlier in the day.

What Will You See On The Guided Tour: A limited number of tour tickets are being made available for this event. Tour ticket holders will have the rare opportunity to experience a guided tour of the former ILM facility. Each ILM building tour can accommodate (10) people and runs approximately 30 minutes. Inside you will see visual representations of the behind the scenes magic that was filmed during production of 'Star Wars: A New Hope'. This ticket is for the 4:15pm ILM building tour and 8:00pm movie. When purchasing tour tickets, please purchase tickets for your preferred time slot. Each tour will depart at its scheduled time and you will not be able to join another tour if you arrive late. There will be no refunds on tour tickets for any reason including late arrival.

Ticket price subject to change without notice

 



$55.00
Not Available

ILM BUIDLING GUIDED TOUR & MOVIE COMBO

* Please note this ticket also includes a seat for the 8:00pm showing of 'Star Wars: A New Hope.' If you would like to take the building tour only, please purchase a tour ticket for earlier in the day.

What Will You See On The Guided Tour: A limited number of tour tickets are being made available for this event. Tour ticket holders will have the rare opportunity to experience a guided tour of the former ILM facility. Each ILM building tour can accommodate (10) people and runs approximately 30 minutes. Inside you will see visual representations of the behind the scenes magic that was filmed during production of 'Star Wars: A New Hope'. This ticket is for the 5:00pm ILM building tour and 8:00pm movie. When purchasing tickets, please purchase tickets for your preferred tour time slot. Each tour will depart at its scheduled time and you will not be able to join another tour if you arrive late. There will be no refunds on tour tickets for any reason including late arrival.

Ticket price subject to change without notice

 



$55.00
Not Available

ILM BUIDLING GUIDED TOUR & MOVIE COMBO

* Please note this ticket also includes a seat for the 8:00pm showing of 'Star Wars: A New Hope.' If you would like to take the building tour only, please purchase a tour ticket for earlier in the day.

What Will You See On The Guided Tour: A limited number of tour tickets are being made available for this event. Tour ticket holders will have the rare opportunity to experience a guided tour of the former ILM facility. Each ILM building tour can accommodate (10) people and runs approximately 30 minutes. Inside you will see visual representations of the behind the scenes magic that was filmed during production of 'Star Wars: A New Hope'. This ticket is for the 5:45pm ILM building tour and 8:00pm movie. When purchasing tickets, please purchase tickets for your preferred tour time slot. Each tour will depart at its scheduled time and you will not be able to join another tour if you arrive late. There will be no refunds on tour tickets for any reason including late arrival.

Ticket price subject to change without notice

 



$55.00
Not Available

ILM BUIDLING GUIDED TOUR & MOVIE COMBO

* Please note this ticket also includes a seat for the 8:00pm showing of 'Star Wars: A New Hope.' If you would like to take the building tour only, please purchase a tour ticket for earlier in the day.

What Will You See On The Guided Tour: A limited number of tour tickets are being made available for this event. Tour ticket holders will have the rare opportunity to experience a guided tour of the former ILM facility. Each ILM building tour can accommodate (10) people and runs approximately 30 minutes. Inside you will see visual representations of the behind the scenes magic that was filmed during production of 'Star Wars: A New Hope'. This ticket is for the 6:30pm ILM building tour and 8:00pm movie. When purchasing tickets, please purchase tickets for your preferred tour time slot. Each tour will depart at its scheduled time and you will not be able to join another tour if you arrive late. There will be no refunds on tour tickets for any reason including late arrival.

Ticket price subject to change without notice

 



$55.00
Not Available

ILM BUIDLING GUIDED TOUR & MOVIE COMBO

* Please note this ticket also includes a seat for the 8:00pm showing of 'Star Wars: A New Hope.' If you would like to take the building tour only, please purchase a tour ticket for earlier in the day.

What Will You See On The Guided Tour: A limited number of tour tickets are being made available for this event. Tour ticket holders will have the rare opportunity to experience a guided tour of the former ILM facility. Each ILM building tour can accommodate (10) people and runs approximately 30 minutes. Inside you will see visual representations of the behind the scenes magic that was filmed during production of 'Star Wars: A New Hope'. This ticket is for the 7:15pm ILM building tour and 8:00pm movie. When purchasing tickets, please purchase tickets for your preferred tour time slot. Each tour will depart at its scheduled time and you will not be able to join another tour if you arrive late. There will be no refunds on tour tickets for any reason including late arrival.

Ticket price subject to change without notice


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May 4, 2024 from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM PDT
Neiman & Company (Formerly Industrial Light & Magic)
6842 Valjean Avenue
Van Nuys, CA 91406
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Event Summary

My Valley Pass - The San Fernando Valley's #1 Visitors Guide!

In celebration of Star Wars Day, My Valley Pass is thrilled to present Star Wars: A New Hope as part of our ongoing film series Movies On Location. Throughout this exciting series, we screen films at their actual filming locations, or at settings that go hand-in-hand with these specially curated movies. The series features state of the art projection and sound.

This May the 4th, join us in Van Nuys as we screen Star Wars: A New Hope in the parking lot of Neiman & Company, formerly the original location of Industrial Light & Magic where all of the visual effects for Star Wars: A New Hope (1977) were produced.

We'll be leading building tours of the former ILM facility all day long! You have the option to purchase combo tour/movie tickets or just tour tickets. Please see the ticket options page for more information.

We're also thrilled that renowned Academy Award-winning Visual Effects Supervisor and Producer Richard Edlund will be joining us, schedule permitting, to help introduce the movie. Mr. Edlund is a veteran of the original ILM team that brought the world the iconic effects for Star Wars. Over his 40-year career, he has created the visual effects for some of Hollywood's biggest and most-loved films including Ghostbusters, Poltergeist, and Die Hard just to name a few. Along with an Oscar won for the first Star Wars film, on which he worked as the lead cameraman for the miniature and optical effects unit, Mr. Edlund has also taken home Academy Awards for Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back, Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi, and Raiders of the Lost Ark. Along with a number of other nominations, he has also been awarded three Scientific and Technical Achievement Oscars for his innovations and contributions to the art of filmmaking and the field of visual effects. 

Seating Policy:

Doors open at 6:00pm*, Film begins at 8:00pm

Tickets for this event are limited, Arrive early to choose your seats and and grab some popcorn. All seating is on a first come, first served basis. More details can be found on the ticket options page.

*Ticketholders for the 4:15pm, 5:00pm, and 5:45pm building tours will be able to enter at your chosen tour time and either stay at the location after the tour's conclusion or leave and return closer to the start of the movie.

No refunds.

Star Wars: A New Hope, 1977, 121 minutes, USA, Dir: George Lucas

Rated PG

Young farm boy Luke Skywalker is thrust into a galaxy of adventure when he intercepts a distress call from the captive Princess Leia. The event launches him on a daring mission to rescue her from the clutches of Darth Vader and the evil Empire.

About My Valley Pass:

My Valley Pass is the official visitors guide for the San Fernando Valley. Learn about events, restaurants, nightlife, museums and points of interests. The San Fernando Valley Summer and Halloween Drive-In Nights are their premier hosted events. Their other signature events highlighting the San Fernando Valley include a Film Tour, Bizarre Tour, Brewery Tour, and Restaurant Tour. Other tours include the Pasadena Film Tour and the Langham Huntington Film Tour. www.myvalleypass.com

About Neiman & Company:

Founded in 1965 by industry icon Harry Neiman, Neiman & Company is recognized as a regional leader in custom architectural sign fabrication. Our work is featured in the finest hotels, corporate offices, universities, hospitals and museums throughout Southern California and beyond. We take great pride that the majority of our product is fabricated by our talented in-house crew who work hand-in-hand with our expert project managers. Our commitment to the highest level of quality and exceptional customer service has contributed significantly to our longstanding reputation.  As we celebrate our 52nd Anniversary, we look forward to another half-century of Excellence! www.neimanandco.com 

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FAQs

Is this the original Star Wars: A New Hope from 1977?

We are screening the Special Edition of the 1977 film. We obtained the licensing to show the original movie at the actual building used by Industrial Light & Magic. 

What are the details of the building tour?

A limited number of tour tickets are being made available for this event. Tour ticket holders will have the rare opportunity to tour the former ILM facility. Each ILM building tour can accommodate (10) people and runs approximately 30 minutes. Tours will begin at 12:00pm, 12:45pm, 1:30pm, 2:15pm, 3:00pm, 4:15pm, 5:00pm, 5:45pm, 6:30pm and 7:15pm. When purchasing tour tickets, please purchase tickets for your preferred time slot. Each tour will depart at its scheduled time and you will not be able to join another tour if you arrive late. There will be no refunds for any reason including late arrival.

What will Tour ticketholders see on the building tour?

Areas where the visual effects for Star Wars: A New Hope were filmed and offices used by ILM legends.

Can I take photos during the tour?

Yes, but we ask that you please refrain from shooting video of the tour. Special arrangements may be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please email info@myvalleypass.com for more information.

Will this be similar to your popular SFV Summer/Halloween Drive-In Movies

No. Movies On Location is a series in which we show films at actual filming locations or at venues that match the themes of the movies. We will be providing seating and amenities similar to a full service movie theater. 

Should I purchase tickets in advance?

We recommend purchasing tickets in advance. This is a rare opportunity to see this film at this location. Previous Movies On Location screenings - including last year's screening of Star Wars: A New Hope - typically sell out.

Can I buy my tickets at the door?

Yes. If tickets are still available, and you arrive without a ticket, you will need to buy one at the check-in table. A limited amount of tickets are being sold for this event.

Can I buy a ticket just for the tour or just for the movie?

Yes, but certain tour timeslots require a combo tour/movie ticket. Please see the ticket options page for more information. 

What age is free?

Free child tickets are not available, as this a special engagement with a limited amount tickets. 

What time should I get there?

The doors open at 6:00pm* and the film begins promptly at 8:00pm. We encourage you to arrive early to choose your seats.

*Ticketholders for the 4:15pm, 5:00pm, and 5:45pm building tours will be able to enter at your chosen tour time and either stay at the location after the tour's conclusion or leave and return closer to the start of the movie.

What is your seating policy?

All seating is on a first come, first served basis. More details can be found on the ticket options page. 

Do I need to bring a printed ticket with me?

No....we can scan the digital ticket on your mobile device.

Are the facilities clean and is it safe?

You bet! We go to great lengths to ensure the venue, restrooms and area are clean throughout the night. We hire a team dedicated to keeping the area spotless, and restrooms fresh and clean. Safety is a top priority. We work with an amazing security company and have plenty of staff on hand to ensure you enjoy the movie without any interruptions. We will be checking bags for any weapons or items not permitted in the venue. 

Can I bring my own food?

You are welcome to bring in outside food. Popcorn, food and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase. Help us keep the location clean by disposing of your trash in the dumpster we will have on site.

Do you provide seating and can I bring my own chair?

We will be providing seating. No outside chairs, canopies or umbrellas will be allowed. 

How will the movie audio be played?

We will be playing the film's audio on high quality speakers.

Can I bring my pet?

For your pet's safety and the safety of others, pets are not allowed at this event.

Where do I park?

Street parking is available near the venue, but you may consider using a ride share service.

Can I wear a costume?

Yes. However, costumes that obscure the face - such as masks or face paint - may not be permitted. Any items or props that can cause a safety hazard or may be construed as weapons are not allowed on the property. 

Can I bring my Lightsaber?

Yes, we just ask that you please use extreme caution and limit wielding it. Please be mindful of other people's space. 

What happens if it rains?

If we are experiencing inclement weather in on the day of the event, please check the My Valley Pass website (myvalleypass.com) for the most recent, up-to-date status. You can also check your email periodically. We will send you a notification if there is the need to reschedule the event.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Send us an email at info@myvalleypass.com

What's the refund policy?

No refunds at any time

Is my registration fee or ticket transferable?

Yes...if you cannot attend the event you can transfer the ticket to another person.