Art and Making of Monster House

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As much a testament to the art of the book as the art of animation, The Art and Making of Monster House is presented in lavish four-color throughout, with highlights of some of the film’s most astonishing features including 3-D art, gatefolds and die-cut overlays of the five stages of computer generated “motion capture” technology. It also includes envelopes, cards, and a movie poster.
Monster House is the first film from director Gil Kenan, who is living every young director’s...
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As much a testament to the art of the book as the art of animation, The Art and Making of Monster House is presented in lavish four-color throughout, with highlights of some of the film’s most astonishing features including 3-D art, gatefolds and die-cut overlays of the five stages of computer generated “motion capture” technology. It also includes envelopes, cards, and a movie poster.
Monster House is the first film from director Gil Kenan, who is living every young director’s dream, hand-picked by the film’s executive producer, Steven Spielberg, to create this groundbreaking film. This latest release from Sony Pictures Imageworks and ImageMovers, features the innovative, cutting-edge technology of " performance capture” animation, first introduced in The Polar Express.
Monster House tells the story of a trio of friends who discover the secret that a scary, creepy house in their neighborhood is actually a living, breathing monster and it’s up to the kids to stop the evil house before it’s too late. Standouts in the cast include animation veterans Steve Buscemi, Kathleen Turner, Catherine O’Hara and Jason Lee, as well as Fred Willard, Kevin James, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and Jon Heder.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781933784007
  • Publisher: Insight Editions LLC
  • Publication date: 8/1/2006
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 10.56 (w) x 11.52 (h) x 1.28 (d)

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J.W. Rinzler is the author of the New York Times best-seller The Making of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith. Rinzler attended Parsons School of Design and NYU Graduate School of Arts and Science. He moved to Paris to teach art history and cinema and on his return to the United States has been the managing editor of GamePro magazine and published numerous articles on electronic games before joining Lucasfilm Ltd as senior editor. He makes his home in California’s Marin County.
Robert Zemeckis is the Academy Award®-winning director of Forrest Gump, and a pioneer in the innovative use of special effects, combining live-action seamlessly with traditional animation. Zemeckis is the director of The Polar Express and the forthcoming film, The Corrections.
Gil Kenan is a first-time writer and director of Monster House and a 2002 MFA graduate from the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television.
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