Thursday, 8 May 2014
ILM CLASSIC IMAGE: BATTLE IN THE SNOW
Like David versus Goliath, the Rebel Snowspeeders valiantly charge into action against the formidable, threatening presence of the Imperial AT-AT Walkers, in this wonderful 1979 ILM storyboard by Nilo Rodis-Jamero for THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK, part of an incredible 1,200 art pieces (many never before seen) compiled by "The Godfather" of STAR WARS behind the scenes history- J.W Rinzler- for the lavish STAR WARS STORYBOARDS: THE ORIGINAL TRILOGY, published by Abrams Books, out this month in the US, and from June 1st in the UK.
Evocative trailer: Star Wars Storyboards: The Original Trilogy - Book Trailer - YouTube
Original 'Star Wars' Storyboards Reveal Lost Obi-Wan Kenobi Scene, Early Leia Look
Check out R2-D2's bizarre propeller head in 13 original Star Wars storyboards | Blastr
The Art of Star Wars: Storyboard Secrets of the Original Trilogy - Esquire
Get hold of the book here: Star Wars Storyboards: The Original Trilogy: Amazon.co.uk: J.W. Rinzler: Books
Look for the AFICIONADO review in the not too distant future...