Star Wars

Star Wars

The Making of Episode I, The Phantom Menace

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The Ultimate Behind-the-Scenes Tour de Force

In 1977, George Lucas brought Star Wars to the big screen--and made cinema history. Now, more than twenty years later, the visionary writer-director, his brilliant crew of special-effects wizards, and an exciting cast of talented stars have united to make the long-awaited and eagerly anticipated Episode I of the Star Wars epic.

Star Wars: The Making of Episode I is your exclusive entrée backstage where the wonders of the newest chapter in the Star Wars saga are brought to life, including

- A series of exclusive interviews with George Lucas as he discusses the genesis of the Star Wars story, from themes to scenes to dialogue

- The development of such classic characters as young Jedi student Obi-Wan Kenobi and R2-D2--plus intriguing newcomers Anakin Skywalker, Qui-Gon Jinn, Queen Amidala, and Jar Jar Binks

- The creation of new state-of-the-art creatures and special effects by the legendary Industrial Light & Magic team

- Pre-production: from storyboarding, set-building, and model-making to costume design and the casting of pivotal roles

- Post-production: Including editing, scoring, and combining computer generated effects with live-action footage

- Shooting in England, Italy, and Tunisia, with stars Liam Neeson, Ewan McGregor, and Natalie Portman

- Hundreds of drawings and photographs

Witness all the movie-making magic behind the sensational Star Wars saga's newest episode!
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Publishing Group, 1999.
Edition: 1st ed. --
ISBN: 9780345431196
0345431197
Branch Call Number: 791/.4372/Phant/-B 3588mb 1
Characteristics: xii, 161 p. : ill. (chiefly col.)
Additional Contributors: Duncan, Jody

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May 02, 2014

I love this episode, and this book, lots of stuff i didn't know they did. good book.
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