FILM THEORY AND SURVEYS

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Edition Patrick Frey

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H.R. Giger: Alien Tagebuecher / Diaries


A window into the making of a classic movie

HR Giger worked in the Shepperton Studios near London from February to November 1978, creating the figures and sets for the film Alien (1979) directed by Ridley Scott. The film became an international success, earning Giger an Oscar. In the transcribed Alien Diaries, published here for the first time as a facsimile, HR Giger describes his work in the studios. He writes, sketches, and takes photographs with his Polaroid SX70. With brutal honesty, sarcasm and occasional despair, Giger describes what it is like working for the film industry and how he struggles against all odds be it the stinginess of producers or the sluggishness of his staff to see his designs become reality. The Alien Diaries (in German transcription with an English translation) show a little-known personal side of the artist HR Giger and offer an unusual, detailed glimpse into the making of a movie classic through the eyes of a Swiss artist. The book contains almost completely unpublished material, including drawings, Polaroids showing the monster coming to life, and several still shots from the plentiful film material that Giger took in Shepperton.


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H.R. Giger: Alien Tagebuecher / Diaries

H.R. GIGER: ALIEN TAGEBUECHER / DIARIES

EDITION PATRICK FREY

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Pub Date: 6/18/2013
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City of Cinema: Paris 1850–1907

CITY OF CINEMA: PARIS 1850–1907

DELMONICO BOOKS/LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART

ISBN: 9781636810218
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Pub Date: 2/22/2022
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ATELIERJAK: FAULTY REVERIES

KERBER

ISBN: 9783735608055
USD $50.00
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Pub Date: 3/15/2022
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Letters as Films

LETTERS AS FILMS

LA FáBRICA/PUNTO DE VISTA

ISBN: 9788417769765
USD $30.00
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Pub Date: 9/28/2021
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Film Noir Portraits

FILM NOIR PORTRAITS

REEL ART PRESS

ISBN: 9781909526815
USD $59.95
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Pub Date: 6/14/2022
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The Goldfinger Files

THE GOLDFINGER FILES

STEIDL

ISBN: 9783958297463
USD $45.00
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Pub Date: 10/6/2020
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The Art of Film Projection: A Beginner's Guide

THE ART OF FILM PROJECTION: A BEGINNER'S GUIDE

GEORGE EASTMAN MUSEUM

ISBN: 9780935398311
USD $29.95
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Pub Date: 10/22/2019
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French New Wave

FRENCH NEW WAVE

REEL ART PRESS

ISBN: 9780957261044
USD $59.95
| CAN $85

Pub Date: 12/3/2019
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America: Films from Elsewhere

AMERICA: FILMS FROM ELSEWHERE

THE SHOESTRING PUBLISHER

ISBN: 9788190472081
USD $35.00
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Pub Date: 8/20/2019
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Fade In

FADE IN

SWISS INSTITUTE/BALKAN PROJECTS/KARMA, NEW YORK

ISBN: 9780999505922
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Pub Date: 3/19/2019
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Italy in Hollywood

ITALY IN HOLLYWOOD

SKIRA PARIS

ISBN: 9788857238876
USD $70.00
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Pub Date: 2/19/2019
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Spots in Shots

SPOTS IN SHOTS

NAI010 PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9789462084568
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Pub Date: 3/19/2019
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