Chronicles: The Art of War (The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies) by Daniel FalconerChronicles: The Art of War (The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies) by Daniel Falconer

Chronicles: The Art of War (The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies)

byDaniel Falconer, Weta

Hardcover | December 29, 2015

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The ultimate celebration of the spectacular battle in the final Hobbit movie reveals in stunning detail the full creative vision of Peter Jackson and the filmmakers, together with extensive commentary from the director, cast, crew, and almost 2,000 exclusive photos, illustrations and visual effects imagery.The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Chronicles - The Art of War goes behind the lines to explore how thousands of artisans brought the defining film of Peter Jackson's adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit to the screen. More than 1,000 intricate illustrations, stunning photographs and never-before-seen imagery illuminate fascinating insights shared by cast and crew, including exclusive content from the extended edition of the final film. Also included is an exclusive fold-out battle map illustrated by Weta Workshop Designer, Nick Keller!From the sorcerous ruins of Dol Guldur and the fiery conflagration of Lake-town, follow the filmmakers on to the blood-soaked battlefields of the Lonely Mountain, and climb the steps of Ravenhill to witness the final, tragic duel of Thorin Oakenshield and Azog, the Pale Orc.Discover the challenges and reactions of the stars of The Battle of the Five Armies as they recount their experiences and excitement. Join the choreographers of the film's action to examine the battle strategies and formations of each of the five armies, and learn how a dozen stunt performers became thousands of digital troops. Pore over archive-quality photography of staggeringly detailed weapons and armour and browse galleries of fearsome war beasts and monsters.As the story of The Hobbit reaches its shattering climax amidst an epic landscape of war and tragedy, join Weta Workshop senior concept designer Daniel Falconer behind the scenes one last time as this sumptuous final book in The Hobbit: Chronicles series celebrates the epic conclusion of The Hobbit film trilogy.
Weta Workshop is a multi-award winning conceptual design and physical manufacturing facility servicing the world's entertainment and creative industries.Weta Workshop houses a range of disciplines under one roof - including conceptual design, weapons, armour & chainmaille, specialist props, vehicles, specialty costumes, models & miniat...
Title:Chronicles: The Art of War (The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies)Format:HardcoverDimensions:258 pagesPublished:December 29, 2015Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:000754653X

ISBN - 13:9780007546534

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beatufil book! gorgeous design and attention to detail; very informative. Be careful: there are two versions of this boo;: one has over 20 extra pages, so be sure to get the better edition!
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Praise for the Weta Chronicles:'This beautifully presented book. is a lovely treat for fans' The Sun'Whatever your thoughts on [the film] there's no denying the attention to detail invested by Weta Workshop. and the amazing images on display in new book The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey - Chronicles" SciFi Now