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  • Format: Hardbound
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  • Published on: 10/1/2021
  • ISBN: 9781647221553
  • Pages: 240
  • Trim Size: 11 x 10
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The Art and Soul of Dune

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Frank Herbert’s science fiction classic Dune will be seen like never before in the breathtaking film adaptation from acclaimed director Denis Villeneuve (Blade Runner 2049, Arrival). Now fans can be part of the creative journey of bringing Herbert’s seminal work to life with The Art and Making of Dune, the only official companion to the hugely anticipated movie event.

This comprehensive and detailed exploration of the filmmaking process—from inception to production and postproduction—documents the story of capturing Villeneuve’s vision for Dune, from its stunning environmental and creature designs to intricate costume concepts and landmark digital effects. The Art and Making of Dune will also feature interviews with key cast and crew, including extensive insight from Villeneuve. The book will be illustrated with a wealth of concept art, storyboards, set photography, and other key visuals showcasing the intensive design process behind the creation of this bold new vision.

Showcasing Villeneuve’s visionary approach to realizing Herbert’s science fiction classic, The Art and Making of Dune is an essential companion to the director’s latest masterpiece.

About the Author

Tanya Lapointe, Author: Tanya Lapointe is a producer, documentary filmmaker, and author. Her titles include The Art and Soul of Blade Runner 2049. She is an executive producer on Dune (2020). She lives in Montreal, Canada.

Kevin J. Anderson, Introduction: Kevin J. Anderson is the critically acclaimed science fiction author of more than 140 novels, 56 of which have been national or international bestsellers. He is also well known for his numerous novels in the Dune universe with Brian Herbert, as well as many Star Wars, X-Files, Star Trek, Batman and Superman novels. He has written comics for DC, Marvel, Dark Horse, IDW, BOOM!, Topps, Insight Editions, and others. He has won or been nominated for the highest awards in the field, including the Hugo, the Nebula, and the Bram Stoker.