The Hobbit The Desolation of Smaug Chronicles Cloaks Daggers

Author: Weta
Publisher: Harper Design
ISBN: 9780062265708
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The ultimate insider look at the filmmaking process of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, a continuation of the two of the world’s biggest motion-picture franchises, The Hobbit, and The Lord of the Rings, by one of the world’s most notable directors, Peter Jackson. Richly illustrated with behind-the-scenes photographs, digital renders, and film stills, this comprehensive book explores the costumes and props, including armour, weapons and jewelry, made for the first two films. Chapters will be broken down by type and character: Dwarves, Wizards, Hobbits, Rivendell Elves, Mirkwood Elves and more. The book will lean heavily on beautiful studio and on-set photography of the finished pieces as well as film stills that provide context. Concept art, detail shots and imagery of materials samples and mock-ups will also be used to weave stories around the finished items. Behind the scenes processes will be showcased with supporting photographs of elements being created. First-hand accounts from the actors, artists, digital effects specialists, and many other crew members describe the process and how the production unfolded, while also sharing insights into the characters. The book will have a bonus feature, unique to this book. Compiled by Weta Workshop designer Daniel Falconer and featuring a wealth of stunning imagery, this book puts the reader face-to-face with all of the creatures and characters that populate the first two films in the Peter Jackson trilogy.

The Hobbit The Desolation of Smaug Chronicles

Author: Daniel Falconer
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9780007525775
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug - Cloaks & Daggers explores in amazing detail the costumes and props that populate Middle-earth in the first two chapters of Peter Jackson's film adaptations of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit.This is a photo gallery of the costumes, props and set dressing, including armour, weapons and jewellery, made for the first two films. It is composed of photography and screen captures, telling the story of how they were created. Where the concept art books focus on ideas, this focuses on what was actually made.Pages are themed according to specific characters, locations, races etc. and lean heavily on beautiful studio and on-set photography of the finished pieces as well as film stills. Concept art, detail shots and imagery of materials samples and mock-ups is also used to weave stories around the finished items. Behind the scenes processes are showcased with supporting photographs of elements actually being created.As a bonus feature, unique to this book, there is a special fold-out gallery of unique and beautiful costumes shown in sumptuous detail.Compiled by Weta Workshop designer Daniel Falconer, and featuring a wealth of stunning imagery, this book puts the reader face to face with the Dwarf heroes of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, the dark denizens of Middle-earth, such as Orcs, Goblins, Trolls and Wargs, and of course, the hobbit himself, Bilbo Baggins.

Kalter S den Wei er Tod

Author: Liza Marklund
Publisher: Ullstein eBooks
ISBN: 3843713480
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Zwei Fälle von Journalistin Annika Bengtzon in einem E-Book Bundle! Band 8: Kalter Süden Der Tod des Eishockey-Stars Sebastian Söderström schlägt hohe Wellen. Er und seine Familie sind einem Giftgasanschlag zum Opfer gefallen. Annika Bengtzon fliegt nach Marbella und recherchiert in der Welt der Superreichen, die zurückgezogen hinter hohen Mauern und umgeben von den teuersten Alarmeinrichtungen ein Leben in scheinbarer Sicherheit führen. In diesem Kosmos der glatten Oberflächen und gekühlten Räume ist Schweigen Gold, und Geheimnisse werden über Generationen bewahrt. Die spanische Polizei gibt den Fall schon bald resigniert auf. Doch Annika Bengtzon lässt sich nicht so leicht abweisen. Band 9: Weißer Tod In einer Schneewehe liegt eine blasse schöne Frau. Sie ist nicht die Erste, die in den vergangenen Monaten in einem Stockholmer Vorort erstochen wurde. Journalistin Annika Bengtzon glaubt nicht an einen Serienmörder und beginnt zu recherchieren. Plötzlich bricht eine Katastrophe über sie herein: Ihr Mann Thomas ist in Afrika entführt worden. Er ist derzeit in Nairobi mit einer internationalen politischen Delegation. Nach und nach exekutieren die Geiselnehmer die Mitglieder der Gruppe. Annika reist sofort dorthin und versucht mit allen Mitteln, ihren Mann zu retten.