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The Art of Film Magic: 20 Years of Weta

Weta Workshop

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ISBN : 9780007588596
Hardcover
448 pages
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A deluxe two-volume set that brings to life twenty years of movie-making magic at Weta Workshop and Weta Digital—the creative teams behind such celebrated films as The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Avatar, The Avengers, District 9, and Rise of theMoreA deluxe two-volume set that brings to life twenty years of movie-making magic at Weta Workshop and Weta Digital—the creative teams behind such celebrated films as The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Avatar, The Avengers, District 9, and Rise of the Planet of the ApesTo realize a director’s vision on screen requires the right sets, costumes, makeup and prosthetics, weapons, vehicles, and visual effects—and in this field no company has the breadth of imagination, skill, and technique as Weta Workshop and Weta Digital. Based in Wellington, New Zealand, the companies, partially owned by Sir Peter Jackson, have provided the creative support for some of the most acclaimed filmmakers and iconic movies of all time, from King Kong, The Chronicles of Narnia, and Prometheus to The Adventures of Tintin, Elysium, and The Hobbit trilogy.To mark their twentieth anniversary, the Weta companies have each created a spectacular book. Weta Workshop: Celebrating Twenty Years of Creativity and Weta Digital: Twenty Years of Imagination On Screen include hundreds of black and white and color images—concept designs, sketches, and behind-the-scenes photographs—as well as insightful commentary from cast and crew.In The Art of Film Magic, the books are presented together inside a special die-cut, four-color printed slip-case. The result is an extraordinary up-close look inside the Weta studios, where movie magic is made.Sure to become a collector’s item, this package will excite aspiring filmmakers and allow movie fans to enjoy their favorite films in a dazzling new way.