The Art and Making of Alien

Author: Simon Ward

Publisher: Titan Books

ISBN: 9781785653810

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 192

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Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created with Alien: Covenant, a new chapter in the groundbreaking Alien franchise. The crew of the colony ship Covenant discover what they think is an uncharted paradise, but it is actually a dark, dangerous world, whose sole inhabitant is the synthetic David, survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition. Alien: Covenant - The Art of the Film reveals how the visual style of the film evolved, with breathtaking concept art accompanied by insight and interviews with key cast and crew. This official companion book explores all the major environments, creatures and technology that feature in this exciting new movie. It explores the intricate technology of the eponymous colony ship and its auxiliary vehicles, designs of the crew's uniforms and weaponry, artwork of key locations and breathtaking alien art imagery in amazing detail. Packed with fascinating sketches, blueprints, diagrams, full-color artwork, final film frames and behind-the-scenes shots from the set, Alien: Covenant - The Art of the Film is the ultimate literary companion to this highly anticipated movie event. TM & � 2017 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All rights reserved.

Alien Covenant: Official Collector's Edition

Author: Titan

Publisher: Titan Comics

ISBN: 9781785861925


Page: 96

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Alien: Covenant is the long-awaited sequel to the Alien franchise, and Alien: Covenant - Official Collector's Edition brings you everything you need to know about Ridley Scott's latest masterpiece! When a shipload of human colonists investigates an apparently habitable planet, they have no idea of the horror they are about to discover. But the biggest danger may perhaps come from a more unexpected source... Alien: Covenant - Official Souvenir Edition brings you all you need to know about the making of the blockbuster movie, including stunning photography and exclusive concept art, and interviews with cast and crew including Michael Fassbender (Prometheus, 12 Years a Slave), James Franco (127 Hours, Rise of the Planet of the Apes), Billy Crudup (Watchmen, Spotlight), and Katherine Waterston (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Steve Jobs).


The Art of the Film

Author: Mark Salisbury

Publisher: Titan Books (UK)

ISBN: 9781781161098

Category: Art

Page: 186

View: 2289

Provides behind-the-scenes photographs, computer graphics, and storyboards for the science fiction film.


The Art and Making of the Film

Author: Simon Ward

Publisher: Titan Books (UK)

ISBN: 9781785657634

Category: Cinematography

Page: 143

View: 8786

Meet Mija, a young girl who risks everything to prevent a powerful, multi-national company from kidnapping her best friend - a fascinating animal named Okja. This is the official art book to celebrate the beautiful new movie from director Bong Joon Ho (Snowpiercer, The Host) and Netflix. Featuring exclusive interviews with the director, Tilda Swinton, and key crew members, combined with concept artwork, candid set photography, and VFX material detailing the production process, this is a one of a kind book for a one of a kind movie.

Alien Covenant

David's Drawings

Author: Dane Hallett,Matt Hatton

Publisher: Titan Books

ISBN: 9781785659249


Page: 192

View: 9567

Delve into this exclusive Alien Covenant collection, containing two books, to gain an insight into David's descent into madness. Packed over two hundred illustrations and an interview with Dane Hallett and Matt Hatton, the artists from the set. Before Alien Covenant, David was stranded alone on the Engineers' planet and--left to his own dark devices--he began to push the boundaries of creation. Delve into this exclusive collection, containing two books, to gain an insight into the android's descent into madness. The in-universe sketchbook contains over two hundred illustrations from the set and will take you inside the mind of David. It features the complete arc of his journey from the studies of flora and fauna, to his more sinister experiments on creatures, and the disturbing demise of Dr. Elizabeth Shaw. The companion book, Developing the Art of an Android, holds an interview with Dane Hallett and Matt Hatton--the artists behind all of the beautifully grotesque sketches. Alien Covenant: David's Drawings will satisfy every serious fan's hunger for details of the most intriguing character from the Alien prequels.

Making of Alien Resurrection

Making of Alien Resurrection

Author: Andrew Murdock

Publisher: Harper Paperbacks

ISBN: 9780061053788

Category: Fiction

Page: 144

View: 6930

Alien Resurrection marks the fourth installment in the Alien science-fiction film series. The story takes us into deep space where the USS Auriga is the venue for clandestine scientific experiments in the name of medical advancement. The arrival of the Betty, a rock 'n' roll spacecraft with a cargo of live hosts and a volatile crew, plants the seeds for confirmation and conflict. Sigourney Weaver returns as the genetically corrupted Lieutenant Ripley, and is joined by Winona Ryder, as the auton robot Call and an eclectic crew of renegade space pirates in a quest to find meaning in a world that seeks to tamper with the lethal and mysterious alien life form. Director Jean-Pierre Jeuenet, who generated the abstract and visually arresting films Delicatessen and The City of Lost Children, takes creative license to establish another uniquely stylized futuristic vision. The Making of Alien Resurrection is a celebration of the creative process involved in the completion of a major feature film. Join the director, cinematographer, designers, editors, visual effects consultants, special effects technicians, artists, sculptors and a myriad of other talented people in a collaborative journey to fabricate an idiosyncratic perception of the future.

Alien Vault

The Definitive Story Behind the Film

Author: Ian Nathan

Publisher: Aurum Press

ISBN: 9781845136673

Category: Alien (Motion picture)

Page: 175

View: 6762

For more than thirty years, audiences have been simultaneously captivated and appalled as the spaceship Nostromo is invaded and its crew stalked by a terrifying parasitic creature. From the gore of the infant alien bursting from Kane’s chest to the mounting claustrophobia as Ripley discovers the monster has followed her into the escape shuttle, Alien is a chilling masterpiece. Now, ALIEN VAULT opens a portal into the making of this legendary film, tracing its path from embryonic concept to fully-fledged box office phenomenon. Featured herein are director Ridley Scott’s own annotated storyboards, Polaroids and script pages; the elegant but disturbing concept artwork of H.R. Giger; sketches and construction blueprints for the Nostromo; costume designs by Moebius; a treasure trove of never-before-seen photographs of the cast and crew; and ten meticulously reproduced artefacts, enclosed in vellum envelopes, for readers to remove and examine more closely. Fully authorized and illustrated throughout, ALIEN VAULT is the ultimate tribute to a movie that changed cinema for ever.

Alien: Covenant - The Official Movie Novelization

Author: Alan Dean Foster

Publisher: Titan Books (US, CA)

ISBN: 1785654799

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

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Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created, with Alien: Covenant, a new chapter in his groundbreaking Alien adventure. The crew of the colony ship Covenant, bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise. But it is actually a dark, dangerous world. When they uncover a threat beyond their imaginations, they must attempt a harrowing escape. Acclaimed author Alan Dean Foster also returns to the universe he first encountered with the official novelization of the original Alien film. Alien: Covenant is the pivotal adventure that preceded that seminal film, and leads to the events that will yield one of the most terrifying sagas of all time.

The Art of Kong: Skull Island

Author: Simon Ward

Publisher: Titan Books

ISBN: 9781785651519

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 176

View: 2553

In March 2017, the producers of 'Godzilla' transport audiences to the birthplace of one of the most powerful monster myths of all in KONG: SKULL ISLAND, from Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures. When a scientific expedition to an uncharted island awakens titanic forces of nature, a mission of discovery becomes an explosive war between monster and man. Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Larson, John Goodman and John C. Reilly star in a thrilling and original new adventure that reveals the untold story of how Kong became King. The Art and Making of Kong: Skull Island goes behind the scenes and reveals how this monster-sized production was brought to the screen. Featuring incredible concept art and on-set photography, this deluxe book is a rare treat for fans as key cast and crew tell the story of how Kong was given a whole new lease of life. © 2016 LEGENDARY. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

The Art of Alien: Isolation

Author: Andy McVittie

Publisher: Titan Books

ISBN: 9781781169315

Category: Art

Page: 169

View: 2261

This book features storyboards, concept art, and digital renderings from the video game, and includes creator and artist commentary on the characters, setting, and gameplay.

The Art and Making of the Predator

Author: Dominic Nolan

Publisher: Titan Books

ISBN: 9781785657016

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 160

View: 8172

Official companion book to the new blockbuster sci-fi movie from Shane Black, containing stunning concept art and behind-the-scenes photography from the filming process. Witness the return of one of the most formidable movie monsters of all time as director Shane Black brings The Predator to the world's cinema screens. This official companion book provides a unique look at the making of the movie, including fascinating detail on all the major aspects of production such as stunt work, production design, visual effects, costumes and props. Interviews with the cast and crew highlight the evolution of the story and the challenges faced while bringing an incredible new chapter in this blockbuster franchise to life. Captivating concept art and on-set photography reveal the creative processes behind the creatures, the technology and the breathtaking action set pieces that feature in this long-awaited new movie. This book is a must-have for all Predator fans! TM & © 2018 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All rights reserved.

The Book of Alien

Author: Paul Scanlon,Michael Gross

Publisher: Titan Books

ISBN: 9781852864835

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 112

View: 1460

Presents a behind-the-scences look at the motion picture "Alien," providing information on the creative process, including designs and sketches, models, and costumes.

Alien - The Archive

The Ultimate Guide to the Classic Movies

Author: Titan Books,Mark Salisbury

Publisher: Titan Books

ISBN: 9781783291045

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 320

View: 8444

Alien is a science fiction milestone and one of the most thrilling, terrifying, and beautiful film franchises of all time. Alien: The Archive is the first complete book of the stunning artwork and photography from all four films.

The Art of Ghost in the Shell

Author: David S. Cohen,Titan Books,Richard Taylor

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781785655272

Category: Ghost in the shell (Motion picture)

Page: 160

View: 9514

Embargoed to 30th March 2017 Witness the incredible artwork behind the creation of Ghost in the Shell, the live-action feature film based on the Japanese manga classic and starring Scarlett Johansson. As well as featuring beautiful concept art, stunning on-set photography and exclusive interviews with major cast and crew members, delve into the advanced special effects that bring Japan and the cyborg elements of the story to life. A compelling chronicle of an epic creative journey.


The Set Photography

Author: Titan Books

Publisher: Titan Books (UK)

ISBN: 9781785651496

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 144

View: 5465

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of James Cameron's groundbreaking science fiction classic comes the first, official record of the shoot. Through candid, high-quality stills we see the cast and crew at work, in costume, rehearsing, in make-up, and during filming. Some choice pieces of original concept art add greater context to the shoot and showcase the remarkable level of design. Also features insightful quotes from original interviews.

The Book of Alien

Augmented Reality Survival Manual

Author: Owen Williams

Publisher: Harper Design

ISBN: 9780062695369

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 160

View: 9800

An imaginative, full-color, fully authorized in-world guide to the creatures and scenes from all of the Alien movies, including breathtaking 3-D Augmented Reality animations. A book like no other. An experience you'll never forget. The Alien movie franchise has been shocking audiences for more than thirty-five years, and the series now continues in eons to come—where this special interactive edition derives. Beamed back to us from the future reality witnessed in the movies, it is a handbook for new recruits of the U.S. Colonial Marines. The Book of Alien includes everything you need to know to identify and combat the terrifying, extra-terrestrial species known as Xenomorphs. Protecting yourself and mankind against this significant and ever-growing threat is the goal. With this book, you will learn how to clearly identify the threat—and which weapons you will need to successfully neutralize it. A practical combat guide The Book of Alien is both an old-world handbook—featuring paper pages, text, diagrams, and 100 color and black-and-white photographs—and a futurebook—with 3D interactive animations, sound and vision. A superb interactive companion volume to all the Alien movies, The Book of Alien is an exciting immersive experience that lets you revisit many key moments from the movies, and interact with people, objects . . . and of course, aliens! This groundbreaking book features Augmented Reality animations, which bring favorite Xenomorph creatures to life via smartphone or tablet.

Wonder Woman: the Art and Making of the Film

Author: Sharon Gosling

Publisher: Titan Books

ISBN: 9781785654626

Category: Art

Page: 192

View: 3466

Patty Jenkins' Wonder Woman sees the hero brought to the big screen for the first time in her own movie, and fully realizes the breathtaking wonder, strength, and grace of such an historic character. Wonder Woman: The Art & Making of the Film celebrates the creation of this groundbreaking movie, taking fans on a voyage of discovery through the world of Wonder Woman. Showcasing the earliest concept art, set and costume designs, sketches and storyboards, the book delves deep into the filmmaking process, from creating the stunning island of Themyscira to the war-torn trenches and towns of First World War Europe. This official companion explores the Amazons' rigorous training regimens, their weaponry, armor, Themysciran culture, and the amazing women themselves. With exclusive insights from cast and crew, including director Patty Jenkins, production designer Aline Bonetto, and Diana herself, Gal Gadot, this volume is the ultimate guide to the past, present, and future of one of the most iconic heroes in the world - Wonder Woman. WONDER WOMAN and all related characters and elements � and TM DC Comics and Warner Bros. Entertainment. (s16)

The Making of Avatar

Author: Jody Duncan,Lisa Fitzpatrick

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams

ISBN: 9780810997066

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 272

View: 9126

Presents the making of the top grossing movie of all time, from director James Cameron's first brainstorming sessions to a vast production effort spanning continents to the technology used to bring the film's imaginative world to life.

Giger's Alien

Film Design, 20th Century Fox

Author: H. R. Giger

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781883398088

Category: Art

Page: 76

View: 5369

A complete record of the months of work that went into the design of the alien in the popular film. The book is written by the horror designer himself and illustrated throughout in integrated full colour with sketches, original paintings, photographs and scenes from the film.

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

The Art of the Film

Author: Mark Salisbury

Publisher: Titan Books (UK)

ISBN: 9781785654008


Page: N.A

View: 9938

The official art book of the blockbuster movie, written and directed by visionary Luc Besson (Lucy, The Fifth Element). Valerian (Dane DeHaan) and Laureline (Cara Delevingne) are special operatives for the government of the human territories charged with maintaining order throughout the universe. Under directive from their Commander (Clive Owen), Valerian and Laureline embark on a mission to the breathtaking intergalactic city of Alpha, an ever-expanding metropolis comprised of thousands of different species from all four corners of the universe.