Making Movie Magic : A Lifetime Creating Special Effects for James Bond, Harry Potter, Superman & More Hardback
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.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 288 pages, 100 Illustrations, color; 100 Illustrations, black and white
- Publisher: The History Press Ltd
- Publication Date: 28/10/2019
- Category: Film production: technical & background skills
- ISBN: 9780750991230