The Art of The Iron Giant
Written By: Brad Bird, Ramin Zahed
The Art of The Iron Giant takes an in-depth look at the making of this modern classic, featuring interviews with the director and the talented members of the creative team who worked endless hours to bring their vision to the big screen. Including never-before-seen images, concept art, backgrounds, and storyboards, this deluxe volume provides fascinating insight into the creative process, in addition to offering a sneak peek at some of the alternative images and plotlines the filmmakers considered before coming up with the final version of the movie. Showcasing the brilliant work of Brad Bird and his tireless team of masterful artists, The Art of The Iron Giant is a must-have companion to the movie and a wonderful testament to the enduring magic of this animated classic.
Format: Hardbound
Publication Date: 9/20/2016
ISBN: 9781608878888
Pages: 144
Trim Size: 11 x 10


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Brad Bird, : Brad Bird began work on his first animated short at the age of 11. The film brought him to the attention of Walt Disney Studios, where, at age 14, he was mentored by Milt Kahl, one of Disney’s legendary “Nine Old Men.” Brad’s break as director came with the "Family Dog" episode of Steven Spielberg’s Amazing Stories, which he also wrote and co-produced. Brad co-wrote the screenplay for the live-action feature Batteries Not Included and served as executive consultant on both The Simpsons andKing of the Hill. He has since written and directed both animated and live-action features: The Iron Giant (1999), The Incredibles (2004), Ratatouille (2007), Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol (2011), and Tomorrowland (2015). He is currently at work on Incredibles 2.

Ramin Zahed, : Ramin Zahed is the Editor-in-Chief of Animation Magazine. He has been covering the animation and visual effects world for over 20 years. His articles have also appeared in Variety, Hollywood Reporter, Los Angeles Times and Emmy Magazine. He is the author of numerous books on animation, including The Art of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, The Art of The Little Prince, The Art of Captain Underpants and The Art of Rise of the Guardians.