Making Movie Magic : A Lifetime Creating Special Effects for James Bond, Harry Potter, Superman & More, Hardback Book

Making Movie Magic : A Lifetime Creating Special Effects for James Bond, Harry Potter, Superman & More Hardback

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JOHN RICHARDSON is an Oscar-winning special effects supervisor and designer, who has been involved in over 100 movies, including nine James Bond adventures, all eight Harry Potter films, Aliens, Superman, A Bridge Too Far, Straw Dogs, The Omen, Cliffhanger, Far and Away, Willow . . . and many, many more. In creating the magic that flows through these films - by creating huge explosions, beheading people, producing futuristic gadgets, making a man fly or breathing life into creatures that amaze and haunt us - Richardson has come to hold a unique place in cinema history. The son of pioneering FX technician Cliff Richardson, he learned his trade at the feet of a master of the craft.

With over five decades of adventures under his belt, and a vast photographic collection of unseen pictures, Richardson now lifts the lid on his exciting and fascinating career of making movie magic.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 288 pages, 100 Illustrations, color; 100 Illustrations, black and white
  • Publisher: The History Press Ltd
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  • Category: Film production: technical & background skills
  • ISBN: 9780750991230

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