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The Art and Making of Alien Covenant

Titan Books

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Titan Books Ltd
01 August 2017
Film movie production: technical skills; Fiction-related items; Science Fiction Art; Alien Movies; Other Film, TV & Media
Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created with Alien: Covenant, a new chapter in the groundbreaking Alien franchise.
 
The crew of the colony ship Covenant discover what they think is an uncharted paradise, but it is actually a dark, dangerous world, whose sole inhabitant is the synthetic David, survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition.
 
Alien: Covenant - The Art of the Film reveals how the visual style of the film evolved, with breathtaking concept art accompanied by insight and interviews with key cast and crew.
 
This official companion book explores all the major environments, creatures and technology that feature in this exciting new movie. It explores the intricate technology of the eponymous colony ship and its auxiliary vehicles, designs of the crew's uniforms and weaponry, artwork of key locations and breathtaking alien art imagery in amazing detail.
 
Packed with fascinating sketches, blueprints, diagrams, full-color artwork, final film frames and behind-the-scenes shots from the set, Alien: Covenant - The Art of the Film is the ultimate literary companion to this highly anticipated movie event.
By:   Titan Books
Imprint:   Titan Books Ltd
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 273mm,  Width: 302mm,  Spine: 23mm
Weight:   567g
ISBN:   9781785653810
ISBN 10:   1785653814
Series:   Alien
Publication Date:   01 August 2017
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

About the AuthorSimon Ward is the author of The Art and Making of Independence Day Resurgence. A writer of both fiction and non-fiction, specialising in cinema and graphic novels, his essays and articles have appeared in numerous publications, including Cinema: The Whole Story, 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die, 1001 Comics You Must Read Before You Die, The Greatest Movies You'll Never See, Sci-Fi Chronicles, and Movie Star Chronicles. He also wrote the introduction to Modesty Blaise: The Grim Joker.About Titan BooksNominated as Independent Publisher of the Year 2011 and current finalists for the 2015 Licensing Awards in the Best Written, Listening or Learning Range, Titan Books publishes an extensive line of high quality film, TV and game tie-ins, with a particular strength in licensed entertainment titles. Titan Books also publishes a wide range of original SFF, horror and crime fiction titles from award-winning authors and progressive new voices.

Reviews for The Art and Making of Alien Covenant

a staggeringly beautiful coffee table book collecting some of the movie's most eye-stimulating imagery - ComingSoon.net This is a great art book that stands out from most as it has so many quotes and thoughts from the actors and art team. It has a decidedly human perspective that makes it a must read on top of a must see. AiPt! Alien fans can never have too much Alien in their life, and this will be another lovely piece of the evolutionary time capsule that grows the Xenomorph and fan base until we, too, are the perfect organism. Hey Poor Player leaves fans wanting more and anxiously awaiting the next film. GeekDad.com With its well-written, in-depth look at the making of the film and tons of fantastic concept design images, The Art and Making of Alien: Covenant makes for a great compendium to the film and is an easy recommend Film Pulse a must own for the cult following this movie is already gathering Joblo (Arrow in the Head) For anyone looking to delve even deeper into the further adventures of Michael Fassbender's David and his encounter with the crew of the Covenant, this book is obviously for you. IGN The detailed, colorful pictures, and cast/crew interviews are well worth the price Latino Review Ridley Scott has an incredible team of craftsmen who work around him and this volume is proof of their indomitable skill. rogerebert.com The Art and Making of Alien: Covenant is another fine art book from Titan Books, and it will surely satisfy fans of the film, as well as the medium with its deep dives into Covenant's production processes. Entertainment Buddha still more than a handful of images in the book that are still haunting my brain. fangirlnation.com I am a sucker for large coffee table books and this one will remain proudly displayed in my office. Whether or not the film itself made the grade for you, there's no doubt this book passes with flying colors. - Ravenous Monster gorgeous film stills and character concepts - Film Stage Simon Ward delivered a perfect tour on what went into the making of Alien: Covenant. I, for one, found a richer experience than I had hoped for. scifimoviepage.com


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