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Making Solo: A Star Wars Story (Industrial Light and Magic Presents)
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Bredow Rob Ron Howard
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Making Solo: A Star Wars Story (Industrial Light and Magic Presents)

Bredow Rob Ron Howard


Harry N Abrams

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Industrial Light & Magic Presents: Making Solo: A Star Wars Story is an eyewitness account of the film's production from visual effects supervisor and coproducer Rob Bredow. The book gives readers an intimate glimpse into the journey that Solo took from pre-production, production, and post-production, fully documenting how this film came to the big screen.

Making Solo gives a chronological overview of how this multiple-Academy-Award-winning visual effects company created new worlds, aliens, droids, and vehicles for a galaxy far, far away, including insights into how the train heist on Vandor, L3-37, the Kessel Run, and the reimagined Millennium Falcon were brought to life. A must-have for Star Wars fans, this authorized, all-access book will be an indispensable work for all movie fans and devotees of popular culture.

By:   Bredow Rob
Foreword by:   Ron Howard
Imprint:   Harry N Abrams
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 279mm,  Width: 295mm,  Spine: 29mm
Weight:   2.030kg
ISBN:   9781419737534
ISBN 10:   1419737538
Series:   Star Wars
Pages:   256
Publication Date:   April 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Rob Bredow is the SVP, executive creative director, and head of Industrial Light & Magic, responsible for the company's overall creative strategy and global operations. He was the visual effects supervisor and coproducer on Solo: A Star Wars Story, where he served as a creative partner to the filmmakers throughout the entire production process. Bredow joined Lucasfilm in 2014 as vice president of New Media and head of Lucasfilm's Advanced Development Group. Previously, he was CTO and visual effects supervisor at Sony Pictures Imageworks. Ron Howard is the cofounder of Imagine Entertainment and a director, producer, and actor who has won two Academy Awards, four Emmys, a Grammy, and two Golden Globes. He additionally received the National Medal of Arts as well as two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In additional to Solo: A Star Wars Story, he has directed A Beautiful Mind, The Da Vinci Code, Apollo 13, and other award-winning films.

An inside look at how the iconic visual effects company created new planets, creatures, and starships for last year's film. -- Entertainment Weekly online a lavish photo album of the production, from location scouting in The Dolomites (backdrop to the train-heist sequence) through to puppet-master Phil Tippett digging out Episode IV's original armatures for another round of holo-chess. The relatively sparse text is generally upbeat in tone . . . a handsome volume - many pics are monochrome, upping the classiness. -- Total Film

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