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No Time To Die: The Making of the Film

No Time To Die: The Making of the Film

Author: Mark Salisbury Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/04/2020

The official making of book for No Time To Die, the 25th official James Bond 007 film. Bond has left active service and is enjoying a tranquil life in Jamaica. His peace is short-lived when his old friend Felix Leiter from the CIA turns up asking for help. The mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist turns out to be far more treacherous than expected, leading Bond onto the trail of a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology. This lavish coffee table hardback takes readers behind the scenes of the 25th official James Bond film and reveals the locations, characters, gadgets, weapons, and cars of No Time To Die, with exclusive on-set photography, concept art, costume designs, stunt breakdowns, and more, accompanied by cast and crew interviews.

Moviemaking Magic of Star Wars: Creatures & Aliens

Moviemaking Magic of Star Wars: Creatures & Aliens

Author: Mark Salisbury Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/05/2018

Go behind-the-scenes of the biggest movie franchise of all time in this immersive and interactive book to see how favorite characters-Chewbacca, Yoda, Jabba and more-were created from concept to screen. This collectible book includes 20 special interactive elements, including six-page booklets, accordion folds, and flaps that reveal the magic behind the movie with concept sketches, molds, digital imagery and more! Includes creatures and aliens from all 10 Star Wars films from A New Hope to Solo: A Star Wars Story

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets The Art of the Film

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets The Art of the Film

Author: Mark Salisbury Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/07/2017

Rooted in the classic graphic novel series, Valerian and Laureline- visionary writer/director Luc Besson advances this iconic source material into a contemporary, unique and epic science fiction saga. 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. Alpha's seventeen million inhabitants have converged over time- uniting their talents, technology and resources for the betterment of all. Unfortunately, not everyone on Alpha shares in these same objectives; in fact, unseen forces are at work, placing our race in great danger.

The Case of Beasts: Explore the Film Wizardry of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

The Case of Beasts: Explore the Film Wizardry of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Author: Mark Salisbury Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/10/2016

Take a front-row seat and witness the filmmaking magic that brought J.K. Rowling's script for the Academy Award (R)-nominated Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them to the screen. Explore the realm of fantastical creatures that roam the wizarding world and discover the magical cast of characters in pursuit of them. Officially licensed by Warner Bros. Consumer Products, and designed by MinaLima, designers of the graphic props for the Harry Potter films as well as Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, The Case of Beasts delivers an enchanting interactive experience by sharing filmmaking secrets, film photography and artwork, and behind-the-scenes stories from cast and crew. Full of removable, facsimile reproductions of props and paper ephemera from the movie, along with some very special effects, this collectible volume offers a unique look from the talented group who created this movie magic.

Walt Disney's Alice In Wonderland: An Illustrated Journey Through Time

Walt Disney's Alice In Wonderland: An Illustrated Journey Through Time

Author: Mark Salisbury Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/05/2016

Crimson Peak the Art of Darkness

Crimson Peak the Art of Darkness

Author: Mark Salisbury, Guillermo Del Toro Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/10/2015

A powerful blend of psychological thriller, gothic horror, and romance, Crimson Peak sees del Toro return to the genre he helped define. Crimson Peak The Art of Darkness chronicles the creative journey behind the film, showing how del Toro's sublimely sinister story was dynamically rendered for the screen. The book features a number of special removable items, interviews with the director and crew and a broad range of spectacular concept art.

Alien - The Archive The Ultimate Guide to the Classic Movies

Alien - The Archive The Ultimate Guide to the Classic Movies

Author: Mark Salisbury Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2014

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. TM & (c) 2014 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All Rights Reserved.

Elysium The Art of the Film

Elysium The Art of the Film

Author: Mark Salisbury Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/08/2013

From Neill Blomkamp, the director of the acclaimed District 9, comes Elysium, an eagerly awaited sci-fi epic starring Matt Damon and Jodie Foster. All will be revealed in Elysium: The Art of the Film, which will feature a Foreword by Blomkamp, and a wealth of stunning production art and photos, including the input of legendary designer Syd Mead (Blade Runner, Tron).

Prometheus The Art of the Film

Prometheus The Art of the Film

Author: Mark Salisbury Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/06/2012

Visionary filmmaker Ridley Scott ( Alien , Blade Runner ) returns to the genre he helped define, creating an original science fiction epic set in the most dangerous corners of the universe. Produced with the full co-operation of the filmmakers, this lavish book, showcasing stunning production design art and behind the scenes photos, will be the only tie-in publishing to this eagerly awaited film.

Artists on Comics Art

Artists on Comics Art

Author: Mark Salisbury Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/10/2000

In-depth interviews with comics art legends reveal the secrets of translating comics script to graphic storytelling for the first time. Technique, style, layouts, approach, pencilling, inking...no facet of the artist's craft is left unexplored, and this is just the beginning. Salisbury gets to grips with the lively creative genius behind the pencil and ink, presenting an unparalleled insight into the widescreen mind of the comic book artist. Revealing, instructional, shocking and humorous, Artists on Comics Art has something for comics fans, budding artists and hardened professionals alike. Features interviews with: Brian Bolland, J Scott Campbell, Steve Dillon, Dave Gibbons, Bryan Hitch, Jim Lee, Dave McKean, Frank Miller, Joe Quesada, John Romita Jr and Alex Ross.