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Author: Mark Cotta Vaz
Genre: Performing Arts
Publisher: Chronicle Books Llc
ISBN: UVA:X004270177
Book Pages: 208
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

This unique volume presents some of the best of Lucasfilm's enduring creations. Readers are invited on a rare tour of the marvellous wold of the Lucasfilm Archives, with its incredible collection of costumes, props, puppets, models, and matte paintings used in both the Star Wars and Indiana Jones movies. Veterans of the legendary special effects team that created Star Wars share their secrets, along with an astonishing array of behind-the-scenes production illustrations, storyboards, and prototypes. Lavishly illustrated throughout, this treasury captures the remarkable imagery, as well as the wonder, of the Lucasfilm universe.


Author: Brian Jay Jones
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 9780316257459
Book Pages: 560
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

The essential biography of the influential and beloved filmmaker George Lucas. On May 25, 1977, a problem-plagued, budget-straining independent science-fiction film opened in a mere thirty-two American movie theaters. Conceived, written, and directed by a little-known filmmaker named George Lucas, the movie originally called The Star Wars quickly drew blocks-long lines, bursting box-office records and ushering in a new way for movies to be made, marketed, and merchandised. It is now one of the most adored-and successful-movie franchises of all time. Now, the author of the bestselling biography Jim Henson delivers a long-awaited, revelatory look into the life and times of the man who created Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and Indiana Jones. If Star Wars wasn't game-changing enough, Lucas went on to create another blockbuster series with Indiana Jones, and he completely transformed the world of special effects and the way movies sound. His innovation and ambition forged Pixar and Lucasfilm, Industrial Light & Magic, and THX sound. Lucas's colleagues and competitors offer tantalizing glimpses into his life. His entire career has been stimulated by innovators including Steven Spielberg and Francis Ford Coppola, actors such as Harrison Ford, and the very technologies that enabled the creation of his films-and allowed him to keep tinkering with them long after their original releases. Like his unforgettable characters and stories, his influence is unmatched.


Author: Mark Cotta Vaz
Genre: Cinematography
Publisher: Virgin Books Limited
ISBN: 1852275871
Book Pages: 208
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

George Lucas has produced some of the most popular movies ever, including the Star Wars and Indiana Jones trilogies. The Star Wars phenomenon has grown into an international, multi-million dollar business, with bestselling licensed novels and computer games. This book features a tour of Lucasfilm Archives' collection of costumes, props, puppets, models and matte paintings used in the making of these films. The reader can see for themselves how the science fiction classic that spawned a world-wide industry was created.


Author: Jim Smith
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Publisher: Virgin Books Limited
ISBN: UOM:39015059974322
Book Pages: 296
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

The step-by-step companion to the work of George Lucas. George Lucas has directed only five full-length pictures in thirty years, and yet he is one of the most influential of all contemporary filmmakers: not simply a director, he's also a writer, a producer and an unparalleled technical pioneer, responsible for advances in digital projection, CGI and quality cinema sound. Yet he remains defiantly outside the Hollywood system, financing his - and other people's - pictures out of his own funds, creatively answerable to no one but himself.Starting with his time as a film student, this is a critical journey through the films Lucas has directed and actively produced. It encompasses his abstract early works such as Look at Life and 6.18.67, the mainstream successes of American Graffiti, Star Wars and Indiana Jones and the record selling Star Wars prequel trilogy. There is also an extensive section detailing other projects in which he has had a hand, such as Paul Schraeder's Mishima, Haskell Wexler's controversial Latino and Francis Ford Coppola's Tucker: The Man and His Dream. Thsi is an indispensable reference to the work of George Lucas- the mogul, the mythmaker, the one man brand and the most successful independent filmmaker who has ever lived.


Author: James Rollins
Genre: Fiction
Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.
ISBN: 9780345501288
Book Pages: 330
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Daring adventurer-archaeologist Indiana Jones returns in an all new, action-packed saga, in the novelization of the fourth, long-anticipated Indiana Jones movie. 300,000 first printing. (A Lucasfilms/Paramount Pictures film, written by David Koepp from a story by George Lucas, directed by Steven Spielberg, releasing May 2008, starring Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Cate Blanchett, Shia LeBeouf, John Hurt, Ray Winstone, & Jim Broadbent)


Author: Marcus Hearn
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Publisher: Harry N Abrams Incorporated
ISBN: UOM:39015060589382
Book Pages: 263
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Citing the filmmaker's contributions to the movie industry since the inception of the Star Wars series, a tribute to Lucas's vision draws on interviews and the Lusasfilm archives to survey some of his most significant achievements.


Author: Campbell Black
Genre: Fiction
Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.
ISBN: 9780345501271
Book Pages: 602
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

An omnibus edition, based on the original Indiana Jones movies, chronicles the action-packed adventures of the globe-trotting archaeologist, in a volume that contains Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. Original. 40,000 first printing. (Novelizations of the Lucasfilms/Paramount Pictures films, starring Harrison Ford) (Suspense)


Author: J. W. Rinzler
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks
ISBN: 0545112060
Book Pages: 155
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Indiana Jones pursues the trail of a mysterious and powerful ancient weapon that the Nazis want to claim from the jungles of the Yucatâan to Italy and then Egypt, with danger never far behind him.


Author: Andrew DeGraff
Genre: Art
Publisher: Quirk Books
ISBN: 9781594749902
Book Pages: 160
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

This beautifully illustrated atlas of beloved movies is an essential reference for cinephiles, fans of great films, and anyone who loves the art of mapmaking. Acclaimed artist Andrew DeGraff has created beautiful hand-painted maps of all your favorite films, from King Kong and North by Northwest to The Princess Bride, Fargo, Pulp Fiction, even The Breakfast Club—with the routes of major characters charted in meticulous cartographic detail. Follow Marty McFly through the Hill Valley of 1985, 1955, and 1985 once again as he races Back to the Future. Trail Jack Torrance as he navigates the corridors of the Overlook Hotel in The Shining. And join Indiana Jones on a globe-spanning journey from Nepal to Cairo to London on his quest for the famed Lost Ark. Each map is presented in an 9-by-12-inch format, with key details enlarged for closer inspection, and is accompanied by illuminating essays from film critic A. D. Jameson, who speaks to the unique geographies of each film.


Author: Grace Hansen
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Publisher: History Maker Bios (Lerner)
ISBN: 1532104251
Book Pages: 24
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Readers will learn about the early years of George Lucas and how he got his start in film. The title will also cover when he created Star Wars and Indiana Jones. Each title is complete with simple text, a timeline, and great photographs of George Lucas from childhood to present times. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids Jumbo is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO.