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    DescriptionNext summer, the creators of Monsters, Inc. and Toy Story bring us a new cinematic adventure set in the vibrant world of the Great Barrier Reef. The film stars a clown fish who sets on an epic journey to rescue his son who is unexpectedly taken far from home. Albert Brooks provides the voice of Nemo's fretful father who risks life and fin to find his son. Newcomer Alexander Gould is heard as the adventurous young Nemo. Ellen DeGeneres voices Dory, a forgetful but relentlessly optimistic companion that the father meets during his travels. The Art of Finding Nemo captures the creation of this film with vividly reproduced concept art and insightful interviews with the Pixar Studios team. The only Nemo book published for adults, The Art of Finding Nemo celebrates the wizardry of Pixar animation.


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    Title
    The Art of 'Finding Nemo'
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Mark Cotta Vaz
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 160
    Width: 230 mm
    Height: 288 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 1,158 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780811839754
    ISBN 10: 0811839753
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T General Subject: 140
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.6
    BIC E4L: PER
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BISAC V2.8: PER004000
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15800
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: AT
    Libri: I-AT
    DC22: 741.58
    LC classification: NC1766.U53
    B&T Approval Code: A02120000
    BIC subject category V2: APFV
    BISAC V2.8: ART023000
    DC22: 741.5/8
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 27
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: C07402000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: COM071000
    LC subject heading: , ,
    LC classification: NC1766.U53 F5638 2003
    Thema V1.0: ATFV
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    190 colour illustrations and photographs
    Publisher
    CHRONICLE BOOKS
    Imprint name
    CHRONICLE BOOKS
    Publication date
    22 April 2009
    Publication City/Country
    California
    Author Information
    Mark Cotta Vaz recently completed his 19th book, a biography of Merian C. Cooper, creator of King Kong which is scheduled to be published by Random House in 2005. Vaz's books on movie history include Industrial Light + Magic: Into the Digital Realm, which John Lasseter is Pixar Animation Studios's executive vice-president of creative and the director of Toy Story, A Bug's Life, and Toy Story 2 . He most recently served as the executive producer of Monsters, Inc. and Finding Nemo, and is currently executive producer of The Incredibles . Andrew Stanton is the writer and director of Finding Nemo. He served as co-director and co-writer on A Bug's Life, led the screenwriting team of Toy Story 2, and helped write and executive produce Monsters, Inc.
    Review quote
    Books about animated movies are rarely artistically accomplished enough to astound. Not so Mark Cotta Vaz's coffee-table book THE ART OF FINDING NEMO which happily isn't a by-the-numbers look at how the hit film was made. Instead Vaz focuses on the illuminating concept art that inspired the digital artists at Pixar. And the result is magical. The artists were able to use a draft of the script as their blueprint (rare in animated films), and it paid huge dividends. In many ways the concept art surpasses the digital art of the movie itself. There's an emotional (not sentimental), articulated depth to the work, particularly in the pastels and the charcoal renderings (by production designer Ralph Eggleston and Simon Varela, respectively) that digital art - for all the technology involved - simply cannot match. So cheer the movie's accomplishments and heart, but let the astonishing art included here flood your mind. - Premiere