Moviemaking Magic of Star Wars

Mark Salisbury


Go behind-the-scenes of the biggest movie franchise of all time in this immersive and interactive book to see how favorite characters—Chewbacca, Yoda, Jabba and more—were created from concept to screen. This collectible book includes 20 special interactive elements, including six-page booklets, accordion folds, and flaps that reveal the magic behind the movie with concept sketches, molds, digital imagery and more! Includes creatures and aliens from all 10 Star Wars films from A New Hope to Solo: A Star Wars Story

Creator Bio

Mark Salisbury is a contributing writer for Premiere magazine. He edited the book Burton on Burton (Faber & Faber) and is the author of Behind the Mask: The Secrets of Hollywood’s Monster Makers, among other books..

Praise:

“Go behind-the-scenes of the biggest movie franchise of all time in this immersive and interactive book to see how favorite characters—Chewbacca, Yoda, Jabba and more—were created from concept to screen. This collectible book includes 20 special interactive elements, including six-page booklets, accordion folds, and flaps that reveal the magic behind the movie with concept sketches, molds, digital imagery and more! Includes creatures and aliens from all 10 Star Wars films from A New Hope to Solo: A Star Wars Story!” StarWars.com

“The first in an immersive line of behind-the-scenes books for kids, Star Wars Moviemaking Magic: Creatures and Aliens uses the strange, creepy, and iconic creatures and aliens of the entire saga as a lens through which younger readers will enjoy a visual and interactive tour of the history of moviemaking and special effects.” Jedi News

“Now, finally – and it’s amazing that nobody had truly done a special compilation like this before – comes a look at the best and most beloved of those creatures, alongside the mammoth inside story of how they were brought to cinematic life. ABRAMS BOOKS presents its lovely new franchise publishing gem: The Moviemaking Magic of STAR WARS: Creatures and Aliens, out now in stores and online, just in time for old and new devotees out there currently enjoying the visual imagination and stirring action unfolding on the big screen with Solo: A Star Wars Story.”, Star Wars Aficionado

“[THE MOVIEMAKING MAGIC OF STAR WARS] is amazing.”, GEEKDAD

“Wow! What a fantastic book for every Star Wars fan. It is, quite simply, absolutely superb in its presentation and content. Readers will be taken behind the scenes to find out how favourite characters, including Chewbacca, Yoda, Jabba and more, were created from concept to screen.” Parents in Touch

“A ‘Cinemagic’ book with behind the scenes movie info on all your favourite galaxy creatures and aliens. From Chewie to Jabba, Ewoks to Porgs, there are fascinating concept sketches, costume images and facts from the creators, as well as interactive bookslets and foldouts. A real hit for film and Star Wars fans everywhere.” WRD magazine

Price £21.99
Format Hardback
Publication Date 25 May 2018
Pages 144
Height 279mm
Width 229mm
Illustrations liftable flaps and gatefolds throughout
Rights UK only
ISBN-13 9781419728198
Age Range 8 - 11