The Art of Kubo and the Two Strings

The Art of Kubo and the Two Strings
Author: Emily Haynes
Release: 2016-07-19
Editor: Chronicle Books
Pages: 160
ISBN: 1452153159
Language: en
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From LAIKA, the Academy Award®-nominated studio behind Coraline, ParaNorman, and The Boxtrolls, comes a new adventure set in a mythical ancient Japan. In Kubo and the Two Strings, scruffy, kind-hearted Kubo cares devotedly for his mother while eking out a humble living in their sleepy shoreside village. But when a spirit from the past appears, Kubo suddenly finds himself entwined in a violent struggle against gods and monsters. This fully illustrated book offers a behind-the-scenes view of the amazingly detailed artwork and unique stop-motion animation style involved in the film's creation.

Kubo and the Two Strings The Junior Novel

Kubo and the Two Strings  The Junior Novel
Author: Sadie Chesterfield
Release: 2016-07-19
Editor: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 81
ISBN: 9780316361422
Language: en
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A junior novel based on the animated movie, Kubo and the Two Strings! ©2016 LAIKA Entertainment. All Rights Reserved.

Kubo and the Two Strings His Adventure Begins

Kubo and the Two Strings  His Adventure Begins
Author: Lucy Rosen
Release: 2016-07-19
Editor: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 27
ISBN: 9780316361415
Language: en
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A storybook based on the animated movie, Kubo and the Two Strings! ©2016 LAIKA Entertainment. All Rights Reserved.

The Art and Making of ParaNorman

The Art and Making of ParaNorman
Author: Jed Alger
Release: 2012-07-25
Editor: Chronicle Books
Pages: 165
ISBN: 9781452110929
Language: en
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Offers a behind-the-scenes peak at the forthcoming animated feature film ParaNorman, a movie about a boy destined to save his town from hordes of zombies, made by the same film studio as Coraline.

The Art of Missing Link

The Art of Missing Link
Author: Ramin Zahed
Release: 2019-04-09
Editor: Insight Editions
Pages: 176
ISBN: 1683836863
Language: en
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The Art of Missing Link is a lushly illustrated volume that goes behind the scenes of LAIKA’s new stop-motion adventure. The charismatic Sir Lionel Frost (voiced by Hugh Jackman) considers himself to be the world’s foremost investigator of myths and monsters. The trouble is none of his small-minded high-society peers seems to recognize this. Sir Lionel’s last chance for acceptance by the adventuring elite rests on traveling to America’s Pacific Northwest to prove the existence of a legendary creature. A living remnant of Man’s primitive ancestry. The Missing Link. Zach Galifianakis voices Mr. Link: the surprisingly smart, funny and soulful beast upon whom Sir Lionel’s dreams depend. As species go, he’s as endangered as they get; he’s the last of his kind, and he’s lonely. Proposing a daring quest to seek out his rumored distant relatives, he enlists Sir Lionel’s help in an odyssey around the world to find the fabled valley of Shangri-La. Together with Adelina Fortnight (voiced by Zoe Saldana), an independent and resourceful adventurer who possesses the only known map to the group’s secret destination, the unlikely trio embarks on a riotous rollercoaster of a ride. Along the way, our fearless explorers encounter more than their fair share of peril, stalked at every turn by dastardly villains seeking to thwart their mission. Through it all, Mr. Link’s disarming charm and good-humored conviction provide the emotional and comedic foundation of this fun-filled family film. From LAIKA, the animation studio behind the Academy Award–nominated Kubo and the Two Strings, Missing Link is a stunning stop-motion epic and raucous comedy. Featuring concept art from the film’s creation—including sketches, storyboards, character designs, and much more—and illuminated by in-depth interviews with the film’s creative team, The Art of Missing Link is a must-have companion to the film.

Wildwood

Wildwood
Author: Colin Meloy
Release: 2011-08-30
Editor: Harper Collins
Pages: 576
ISBN: 9780062093530
Language: en
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For fans of the Chronicles of Narnia comes the first book in the Wildwood Chronicles, the New York Times bestselling fantasy adventure series by Colin Meloy, lead singer of the Decemberists, and Carson Ellis, acclaimed illustrator of The Mysterious Benedict Society. Wildwood captivates readers with the wonder and thrill of a secret world within the landscape of a modern city. It feels at once firmly steeped in the classics of children's literature and completely fresh. The story is told from multiple points of view, and the book features more than eighty illustrations, including six full-color plates, making this an absolutely gorgeous object. In Wildwood, Prue and her friend Curtis uncover a secret world in the midst of violent upheaval—a world full of warring creatures, peaceable mystics, and powerful figures with the darkest intentions. And what begins as a rescue mission becomes something much greater as the two friends find themselves entwined in a struggle for the very freedom of this wilderness. A wilderness the locals call Wildwood. The bestselling trilogy from Colin Meloy and Carson Ellis consists of Wildwood, Under Wildwood, and Wildwood Imperium.

The Art of Frozen

The Art of Frozen
Author: Charles Solomon
Release: 2015-04-07
Editor: Chronicle Books
Pages: 165
ISBN: 9781452145242
Language: en
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In Walt Disney Animation Studios upcoming film, Frozen, the fearless optimist Anna sets off on an epic journey—teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff—to find her sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter. Encountering Everest-like conditions, Anna and Kristoff battle the elements in a race to save the kingdom. The Art of Frozen features concept art from the making of the film—including character studies and sculpts, color scripts, storyboards, and more—alongside interviews with the film's artists about the making of this comedy-adventure. © Disney

The Art of Toy Story 4

The Art of Toy Story 4
Author: Anonim
Release: 2019-05-07
Editor: Chronicle Books
Pages: 181
ISBN: 9781452164083
Language: en
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With a story that's spanned more than 20 years, the adventures of Woody, Buzz Lightyear, and the gang have captured the hearts of millions. The Art of Toy Story 4 invites readers to explore the next installment of Pixar's beloved franchise through never-before-seen concept art, character studies, process animation, storyboards, colorscripts, and more. Featuring exclusive interviews with the production team on the making of the film and insights into their creative vision, The Art of Toy Story 4 reveals the vivid imagination that brought this story to life. Copyright ©2019 Disney Enterprises, Inc. and Pixar. All rights reserved.

The Art of Planes

The Art of Planes
Author: Tracey Miller-Zarneke
Release: 2015-04-07
Editor: Chronicle Books
Pages: 179
ISBN: 9781452145266
Language: en
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In Disney's Planes and Planes: Fire and Rescue, the big-hearted crop duster Dusty Crophopper is full of dreams. In the first film, he overcomes his fear of heights to win the Wings Around The Globe Rally. In the second, Dusty learns his damaged engine will keep him from racing, but he finds the true hero within himself working alongside firefighting aircraft on a courageous wildfire air attack team. The Art of Planes explores the beautiful concept art that went into the development of these two inspiring stories, including colorscripts, storyboards, character studies, sculpts, background art, and more. Insider insights from the films' artists and filmmakers, a preface by directors Bobs Gannaway and Klay Hall, and a foreword by Chief Creative Officer John Lasseter offer an invaluable and fascinating glimpse into the creative thinking involved in the making of these companion films. Copyright ©2014 Disney Enterprises, Inc. All rights reserved.

Anya s Ghost

Anya s Ghost
Author: Vera Brosgol
Release: 2011-06-07
Editor: First Second
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9781466805583
Language: en
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Anya could really use a friend. But her new BFF isn't kidding about the "Forever" part . . . Of all the things Anya expected to find at the bottom of an old well, a new friend was not one of them. Especially not a new friend who's been dead for a century. Falling down a well is bad enough, but Anya's normal life might actually be worse. She's embarrassed by her family, self-conscious about her body, and she's pretty much given up on fitting in at school. A new friend—even a ghost—is just what she needs. Or so she thinks. Spooky, sardonic, and secretly sincere, Anya's Ghost is a wonderfully entertaining debut graphic novel from author/artist Vera Brosgol. This title has Common Core connections. Anya's Ghost is a 2011 Kirkus Best Teen Books of the Year title. One of School Library Journal's Best Fiction Books of 2011. One of Horn Book's Best Fiction Books of 2011. Winner of the 2012 Eisner Award for Best Publication for Young Adults (Ages 12-17)

The Art and Inventions of Max Fleischer

The Art and Inventions of Max Fleischer
Author: Ray Pointer
Release: 2017-01-10
Editor: McFarland
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781476663678
Language: en
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The history of animated cartoons has for decades been dominated by the accomplishments of Walt Disney, giving the impression that he invented the medium. In reality, it was the work of several pioneers. Max Fleischer--inventor of the Rotoscope technique of tracing animation frame by frame over live-action footage--was one of the most prominent. By the 1930s, Fleischer and Disney were the leading producers of animated films but took opposite approaches. Where Disney reflected a Midwestern sentimentality, Fleischer presented a sophisticated urban attitude with elements of German Expressionism and organic progression. In contrast to Disney's naturalistic animation, Fleischer's violated physical laws, supporting his maxim: "If it can be done in real life, it isn't animation." As a result, Fleischer's cartoons were rough rather than refined, commercial rather than consciously artistic--yet attained a distinctive artistry through Fleischer's innovations. This book covers his life and work and the history of the studio that bore his name, with previously unpublished artwork and photographs.

Above the Timberline

Above the Timberline
Author: Gregory Manchess
Release: 2017-10-24
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 176
ISBN: 9781481459259
Language: en
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From renowned artist Gregory Manchess comes a lavishly painted novel about the son of a famed polar explorer searching for his stranded father, and a lost city buried under snow in an alternate future. When it started to snow, it didn’t stop for 1,500 years. The Pole Shift that ancient climatologists talked about finally came, the topography was ripped apart and the weather of the world was changed—forever. Now the Earth is covered in snow, and to unknown depths in some places. In this world, Wes Singleton leaves the academy in search of his father, the famed explorer Galen Singleton, who was searching for a lost city until Galen’s expedition was cut short after being sabotaged. But Wes believes his father is still alive somewhere above the timberline. Fully illustrated with over 120 pieces of full-page artwork throughout, Above the Timberline is a stunning and cinematic combination of art and novel.

Inside American Gods

Inside American Gods
Author: Emily Haynes
Release: 2018-11-27
Editor: Chronicle Books
Pages: 176
ISBN: 9781452156149
Language: en
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Starz American Gods — looking behind the scenes Neil Gaiman's American Gods: The bestselling and most beloved novel, American Gods, is now a critically acclaimed Starz television series. In this official companion to the series, Gaiman fans will see behind the scenes of this compelling, surreal show in which Old Gods and New Gods battle for the hearts and minds of modern-day people. Inside American Gods dives deep into the show's character development and world building. Inside American Gods features interviews with actors Gillian Anderson, Crispin Glover, and Ian McShane, revealing how they brought this cult favorite to the screen. Packed with previously unpublished set photos, concept art, and production designs: Inside American Gods covers Season 1—as well as a teaser of exclusive content for Season 2—in a spectacular hardcover package sure to please fans of the book and the series. Fans of books such as Claimed by Gods, All the Pieces Matter: The Inside Story of the Wire, and Notes from the Upside Down: An Unofficial Guide to Stranger Things will appreciate Emily Hayne's Inside American Gods ©2018 FremantleMedia. All rights reserved. American Gods and related trademarks are the property of FremantleMedia.

The Art of Incredibles 2

The Art of Incredibles 2
Author: John Lasseter
Release: 2018-05-08
Editor: Chronicle Books
Pages: 173
ISBN: 9781452164113
Language: en
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From Pixar's upcoming film Incredibles 2, this making-of book is a dive back into the beloved world of the Incredibles. The Art of Incredibles 2 explores Pixar's highly anticipated sequel through colorful artwork, energetic character sketches, intriguing storyboards, and spellbinding colorscripts. Featuring gorgeous production art and interesting details from the production team about the making of the film, The Art of Incredibles 2 overflows with insights into the artistic process behind Pixar's engaging creative vision. Copyright ©2018 Disney Enterprises, Inc. and Pixar. All rights reserved.

Art of Raya and the Last Dragon

Art of Raya and the Last Dragon
Author: Kaliko Hurley
Release: 2021-02-16
Editor: Art of
Pages: 160
ISBN: 1797202979
Language: en
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With never-before-seen development art, character sketches, storyboards, and color scripts, The Art Raya and the Last Dragon gives fans a front-row view of the making of the Disney animated feature. - Art book from Disney''s Raya and the Last Dragon - Features colorful concept art from the all-original fantasy adventure - Includes fascinating facts and details from the creators It''s an exclusive look inside the studio as Disney''s talented team of artists develop characters and create the Raya and the Last Dragon universe, inspired by the diverse cultures of Southeast Asia. In Raya and the Last Dragon, a lone warrior from the fantasy kingdom of Kumandra teams up with a crew of misfits to find the last dragon and bring light and hope back to their broken world. The Art of Raya and the Last Dragon is part of the acclaimed ART OF series, inviting audiences behind-the-scenes of their favorite animated films. This book is perfect for: - Disney fans and art buffs - Animators and students of animation - Fans of The Art of Frozen 2 and The Art of Moana (c)2021 Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Like a Giant

Like a Giant
Author: Marc Daniau,Yvan Duque
Release: 2020-06
Editor: Tate Publishing
Pages: 40
ISBN: 1849767270
Language: en
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A beautiful story about imagination and taking your time to appreciate the world around you A giant, a child, a trip: here are the three elements of this story that could seem classic. And yet, this adventure that lasts only a day's time will forever change the two heroes.

The Art of Inside Out

The Art of Inside Out
Author: Anonim
Release: 2015-05-26
Editor: Chronicle Books
Pages: 179
ISBN: 9781452147499
Language: en
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From an adventurous balloon ride above the clouds to a monster-filled metropolis, Academy Award®-winning director Pete Docter ("Monsters, Inc.," "Up") has taken audiences to unique and imaginative places. In Disney•Pixar's original movie " Inside Out," he will take us to the most extraordinary location of all—inside the mind. Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it's no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Like all of us, Riley is guided by her emotions – Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust, and Sadness. The emotions live in Headquarters, the control center inside Riley's mind, where they help advise her through everyday life. As Riley and her emotions struggle to adjust to a new life in San Francisco, turmoil ensues in Headquarters. Although Joy, Riley's main and most important emotion, tries to keep things positive, the emotions conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house and school. In this groundbreaking and illuminating film, Pixar Animation Studios examines the extraordinary depths of the mind and the powers of emotion and imagination. The Art of Inside Out provides an exclusive look into the artistic exploration that went into the making of this vibrant film. Featuring concept art—including sketches, collages, color scripts, and much more—and opening with a foreword by actress Amy Poehler and introduction by the film's writer and director Pete Docter, this is the ultimate behind-the-scenes experience of the making of this landmark film. Copyright ©2015 Disney Enterprises, Inc. and Pixar. All rights reserved.

Ray Harryhausen Titan of Cinema

Ray Harryhausen  Titan of Cinema
Author: Vanessa Harryhausen
Release: 2020-10-12
Editor: Artmedia (Acc)
Pages: 208
ISBN: 1911054341
Language: en
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100 objects selected by the animator Ray Harryhausen's daughter - packed with personal stories that have never previously been heard or publishedA fascinating examination of the work of the pioneer of the special effects that we see in modern cinemaContributions from experts in the field and in conjunction with the Ray and Diana Harryhausen FoundationA broad readership drawn from those who appreciate art, film, science fiction and fantasyTells the story of the man who changed the face of modern cinema - the pioneer of stop-motion animationSteven Speilberg and Tom Hanks are among his legion of fansEntries often include earlier versions of finished models and sketches of scenes that illustrate how Harryhausen worked and developed his modelsAccompanies a major exhibition at the National Galleries of Scotland from October 2020 Special effects superstar Ray Harryhausen elevated stop-motion animation to an art during the 1950s to 1980s. With material drawn from his incredible archive, his daughter, Vanessa, selects 100 creatures and objects that meant the most to her as she watched her father make world-famous films that changed the course of cinema. The book includes many newly restored works and items that have never previously been seen. In addition to Vanessa's reflections, many of those who worked with Harryhausen or were inspired by him add their own memories and comments. Ray Harryhausen's work included the films Jason and the Argonauts, the Sinbad films of the '50s and '70s, One Million Years B.C and Mighty Joe Young, and a wider portfolio including children's fairy tales and commercials. He also inspired a generation of film-makers such as Peter Jackson, Tim Burton, George Lucas, and Steven Spielberg, and his influence on blockbuster cinema can be felt to this day. 2020 will be the 100th anniversary of his birth.

Leave Me Alone

Leave Me Alone
Author: Vera Brosgol
Release: 2016-09-13
Editor: Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 40
ISBN: 9781626729377
Language: en
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A 2017 Caldecott Honor Book that The New York Times calls “both classic and ultracontemporary,” Leave Me Alone! is an epic tale about one grandmother, a giant sack of yarn, and her ultimate quest to finish her knitting. One day, a grandmother shouts, "LEAVE ME ALONE!" and leaves her tiny home and her very big family to journey to the moon and beyond to find peace and quiet to finish her knitting. Along the way, she encounters ravenous bears, obnoxious goats, and even hordes of aliens! But nothing stops grandma from accomplishing her goal—knitting sweaters for her many grandchildren to keep them warm and toasty for the coming winter. Vera Brosgol's slyly clever and unexpectedly funny modern folktale is certain to warm even the coldest of hearts. A 2017 Caldecott Honor Book A New York Times Notable Children's Book A National Public Radio Best Book of 2016 A Horn Book Best Book of 2016 A Huffington Post Best Picture Book of 2016

Silent Theater

Silent Theater
Author: Walter Wells
Release: 2012-01-23
Editor: Phaidon Press
Pages: 264
ISBN: 0714863092
Language: en
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The most up-to-date monograph on the greatest painter of modern American life.