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The Making of Stanley Kubrick's '2001: a Space Odyssey'

by Piers Bizony

Hardback Publication Date: 01/10/2015

  $125.00

Get closer than ever to the movie that changed the movies.

This behind-the-scenes spectacular of2OO1: Space Odyssey sheds light on the lead actors, senior production designers, special-effects experts andmasterminds of Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke, who together revolutionized science fiction and the art of cinema.

Previously available as part of the multi-volume and instant sell-out Collector's Edition, this comprehensive visual record includeson and off set photographs, pre-production paintings, and conceptual designsfrom the Kubrick archives. With numerous fold-outs, these dazzling images offer insight both into Kubrick's meticulous directorial methods, and into themysteries and magnetism of a film at once vast in scope and intricate in its exploration of our relationship to technology.

Written and researched over several years by the outer space, special effects, and technology journalist Piers Bizony, this compendium is both an exhaustive labour of love and amonument to a masterpiece of 20th century culture. "

ISBN:
9783836559546
9783836559546
Category:
Individual film directors
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
01-10-2015
Language:
English
Publisher:
Taschen
Country of origin:
Germany
Dimensions (mm):
45x175x380mm
Weight:
2.58kg
Piers Bizony

An experienced multimedia professional, Piers Bizony has written about science and the history of technology for a wide variety of publishers worldwide, and has undertaken major projects for the media departments at NASA and ESA.

An experienced multimedia professional, Piers Bizony has written about science and the history of technology for a wide variety of publishers worldwide, and has undertaken major projects for the media departments at NASA and ESA.

He has also gained substantial experience within the film and television industries. The author of Quarto's Space Shuttle: Celebrating Thirty Years, One Giant Leap: Apollo 11 Remembered, and New Space Frontiers, Bizony spent the last three years working closely with the family of Stanley Kubrick, in conjunction with Warner Bros. and fine art publishers Taschen on a large-format book about the making of 2001: A Space Odyssey.

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