The Art of The Matrix

The Art of The Matrix

Book - 2000 | 1st ed.
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Baker & Taylor
Licensed by the creators of the film, a pre-production archive of artwork and conceptual drawings offers insight into its groundbreaking special effects and includes complete storyboards, the screenplay, and artist commentary. 20,000 first printing.

Book News
The art was the best thing about the movie. This book provides an opportunity to appreciate it without the blight of Keanu Reeves' acting. Serving as a pre-production archive of the work related to The Matrix , this coffee table edition includes the complete script, along with stills from the movie, four double-sided gatefolds featuring conceptual drawings, and commentary by the artists. Some in color, some in black and white, approximately 700 storyboards (including three cut from the final film) tell the story with a comic book sensibility. Author William Gibson provides an afterword. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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A pre-production archive of the artwork and conceptual drawings prepared for the production of "The Matrix" offers storyboards, interviews with the artists and other participants, and other commentary, along with the script.

Publisher: New York : Newmarket Press, 2000.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781557044051
Branch Call Number: 791.43024 M428w
Characteristics: 488 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Additional Contributors: Wachowski, Lilly 1967-


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