Harry Potter: The Character Vault: The Character Vault by Jody RevensonHarry Potter: The Character Vault: The Character Vault by Jody Revenson

Harry Potter: The Character Vault: The Character Vault

byJody Revenson

Hardcover | October 27, 2015

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A comprehensive, full-color compendium of the key characters in all eight of the Harry Potter films, filled with never-before-seen photographs and illustrations, covering the costumes, makeup, weaponry, and behind-the-scenes story that brought each personality memorably to life on the big screen.

Harry Potter: The Character Vault offers fans a deeper look at the creative development of the characters introduced in the books and brought to life in the theatrical series. Jody Revenson brings you closer to Harry, Ron, Hermione, and the students and faculty at Hogwarts, the bureaucrats at the Ministry of Magic, the Triwizard Tournament competitors, the wizarding world families, and the dark forces against them.

Each profile in the book includes design sketches and unit photography showcasing the costumes of each character, along with an image of his or her wand, and other iconic props specific to the characters—brooms, Harry’s invisibility cloak, Mad-Eye Moody’s eye and prosthetic leg, and more. Discover how Quidditch gear and Hogwarts’ robes subtly changed as the characters grew up, discover the fashion and artistry behind the Weasley style, the Yule Ball dresses and robes, Slug Club party wear, and Death Eater masks and costumes.

Interweaving interviews with the special effects experts, costume designers, makeup artists and the cast, Jody Revenson shows fans how the magic happens, revealing the unique filming techniques used to change particular characters’ sizes, such as a giant Hagrid and Madame Maxime, as well as special makeup processes that created the look of Harry’s Stinging Hex and Peter Pettigrew’s rat-like visage. Featured throughout are intriguing profiles of the special makeup effects artists who share the most memorable effects they’ve used to transform ordinary actors into their extraordinary fictional counterparts.

Harry Potter: The Character Vault is your exclusive all-access pass into the creative process of the largest film franchise of all time, and comes complete with two exclusive removable features.

Title:Harry Potter: The Character Vault: The Character VaultFormat:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 11 × 9.75 × 1.4 inPublished:October 27, 2015Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062407449

ISBN - 13:9780062407443


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super! Getting to know characters more gives me a better understanding of their actions in their story. So this is certainly an awesome guide to have.
Date published: 2018-08-25
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Date published: 2018-08-14
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Date published: 2018-01-20
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Date published: 2017-09-26
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Date published: 2017-09-09
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Date published: 2017-07-31
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Date published: 2017-06-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE! A wonderful addition to any Harry Potter fan's collection!
Date published: 2017-06-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Got as a present and love it It is an amazing look into the series. Perfect for any fan
Date published: 2017-06-01
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Date published: 2017-04-27
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Date published: 2017-02-15
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Date published: 2017-01-17
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Date published: 2016-12-29
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Date published: 2016-12-24
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Date published: 2016-11-15
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Date published: 2016-11-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from MUST HAVE Got this for my birthday and am in love! It's definitely an easy Sunday afternoon read, as there's so much information about the characters from all angles of life (childhood, school life and adult life) and their achievements/losses. Took me about a little under 2hrs to read from front to back. It's really nice to read over favorite characters and dig deeper how they're portrayed in the stories than the movies.
Date published: 2016-11-05