Cameras in Narnia: How The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe Came to Life

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Harper Collins, 2005 - Performing Arts - 72 pages
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There are a thousand stories in the land of Narnia -- how Andrew Adamson brought The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe to the big screen is one of them.

How do you turn a book into a movie? How did the moviemakers capture the magic of Narnia? How did they bring its mystical beasts and creatures to life? What special skills do you need on a movie set? Ian Brodie, author of The Lord of the Rings Location Guidebook, has gone behind the cameras to find the answers.

Using skills from the movie, his own photographs and interviews with key cast and crew, he describes the journey form book to screen, explaining how modern technology enabled director Andrew Adamson and his team to bring this ageless children's classic to breathtaking life.

If you love movies and want to find out more about how thye are made, then come behind the Cameras in Narnia and see for yourself.

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About the author (2005)

Ian Brodie is a household name in New Zealand. The 51-year-old man from Luggate, New Zealand is recognized as the ‘Lord of the Rings’ and “Hobbit” guru. Author of three runaway best-selling books, which are guides to The Lord of the Rings locations used in the New Zealand made trilogy, his fame has spread internationally. Brodie researched, co-produced and helped present the Television NZ Documentary “The Real Middle-earth” which aired in February 2004. He has also appeared with Phil Keoghan as a co-presenter of a Discovery Channel documentary on New Zealand. He appears regularly on television and recently hosted the Warbirds Over Wanaka 2008 DVD and documentary. An accomplished professional photographer winning international awards, his images have appeared worldwide in aviation and tourist publications, posters and billboards. He has written numerous articles for travel magazines world-wide, accompanied with his own images.

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