Star Trek

Star Trek : The Art of the Film

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Director J.J. Abrams' new vision of the greatest space adventure of all time, Star Trek features a young, new crew venturing boldly where no man has gone before, as it tells the story of how the brash Starfleet cadet James T. Kirk first meets a Vulcan named Spock, and earns the Captain's chair of the Starship Enterprise. The film quickly became a critical and commercial smash hit worldwide, as audiences -- confirmed Trekkers and newcomers alike -- thrilled to a state-of-the-art action epic which both respected the legacy of Gene Roddenberry's archetypal modern myth and forged ahead into an exciting future of its own. Star Trek: The Art of the Film is a lavishly illustrated celebration of that new vision, tracing the evolution of the movie's look through a stunning array of previously unseen pre-production paintings, concept sketches, costume and set designs, unit photography and final frames. Written by New York Times-bestselling author Mark Cotta Vaz in close co-operation with the film's production team, and including a Foreword by J.J. Abrams, this is the essential companion to the more

Product details

  • Hardback | 160 pages
  • 233.68 x 302.26 x 20.32mm | 1,111.3g
  • Titan Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Media tie-in
  • Media tie-in
  • full colour photos & illustrations
  • 1848566204
  • 9781848566200
  • 46,424

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'Arguably the blockbuster tie-in of the year' - Total Film 'bold and refreshing' - 'Star Trek: the Art of the Film - I consider this a must-own for anyone who is a big fan of JJ Abrams' Star Trek reboot.' - Sci-Fi Squad's Gift Guide 'A wonderful edition to any Trek fan's library.' - Geeks of Doomshow more

About Mark Cotta Vaz

Mark Cotta Vaz is highly respected as the world's foremost author of movie 'making of' books. His informed, incisive, and highly entertaining writing has graced titles including Behind the Mask of Spider-Man, The Art of Finding Nemo, The Art of Batman Begins, the New York Times bestselling Twilight companion, and his acclaimed history of matte painting in movies, The Invisible more

Table of contents

Preface 4 Foreword by J.J. Abrams 10 The Future Begins 12 U.S.S. Kelvin 22 Narada 30 Romulans 36 Rura Penthe 42 Future Iowa 44 Starfleet Academy 50 Kobayashi Maru 56 The Fleet 58 Uniforms 62 Aliens 6 Vulcan 76 Reimagining the U.S.S. Enterprise 88 The Destruction of Vulcan 110 Marooned on Delta Vega 118 Spock Prime 132 Jellyfish Ship 136 Enterprise Vs Narada 142 Inside the Narada 146 Poster Design 152 The Mystery Box 156show more

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"If you're a Trekker, this is without reservation a must-own book....this collection is packed with so many stunning visuals that it's worth plopping down on you living room table just for the eye candy alone." - "Titan Books has once again delivered a companion book that is a must-have for any fan of the film. " - Filmschoolrejects.comshow more

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