The Art of The Creator

Designs of Futures Past

Written By: James Mottram
Dive into the making of The Creator, an original science fiction adventure from director Gareth Edwards (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Godzilla), with this deluxe behind-the-scenes book. Amid a war between humankind and rampant artificial intelligence in the not-too-distant future, Joshua (John David Washington) is recruited to hunt down and kill the Creator, the elusive architect of the advanced AI. In his efforts to defeat the AI, Joshua discovers that the world-ending weapon he’s been instructed to destroy is an AI in the form of a young child. 
Featuring commentary from Gareth Edwards and his crew, including production designer James Clyne, plus the extraordinary cast including John David Washington, Gemma Chan, Allison Janney, and Ken Watanabe, this exclusive volume tells the full story of the film’s creation. Illustrated with stunning visuals from the production of the movie, including remarkable concept art that charts the film’s evolution, this book is the ultimate companion to one of the most original and innovative films of 2023. 
NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN IMAGERY: Go behind the scenes of The Creator with candid photos from the shoot and exclusive production art. 
INTERVIEWS WITH CREATORS AND CAST: Dive into the creation of the film through exclusive interviews with director Gareth Edwards, his crew, and the film’s cast. 
EXPERIENCE THE CREATIVE JOURNEY: Follow The Creator through its entire creative process, from script to screen, told from the point of view of the film’s director, his crew and the producers at New Regency. 

Format: Hardbound
Publication Date: 11/14/2023
ISBN: 9798886631227
Pages: 208
Trim Size: 11.5 x 10.455

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James Mottram, Author: James Mottram is a film critic, journalist, and author. He has written several books on cinema, including The Making of Memento, The Sundance Kids, and, for Insight Editions, The Making of Dunkirk, Die Hard: The Ultimate Visual History, The Secrets of Tenet: Inside Christopher Nolan’s Quantum Cold War, and Jurassic Park: The Ultimate Visual History. He has also contributed to numerous critical anthologies, on everything from Japanese cinema to war movies, and is a regular on movie podcast Inside Total Film. He lives in London.