Industrial Light & Magic Presents: Making Solo: A Star Wars Story
By Rob Bredow
Foreword by Ron Howard
  • Imprint: Abrams Books
  • Publication Date: April 16, 2019
  • Price: $50.00
  • Trim Size: 11 14 x 10 34
  • ISBN: 978-1-4197-3753-4
  • EAN: 9781419737534
  • Page Count: 256
  • Illustrations: 300 color
  • Format: Hardcover

Industrial Light & Magic Presents: Making Solo: A Star Wars Story is an eyewitness account of the film’s production from visual effects supervisor and coproducer Rob Bredow. The book gives readers an intimate glimpse into the journey that Solo took from pre-production, production, and post-production, fully documenting how this film came to the big screen.

Making Solo gives a chronological overview of how this multiple-Academy-Award-winning visual effects company created new worlds, aliens, droids, and vehicles for a galaxy far, far away, including insights into how the train heist on Vandor, L3-37, the Kessel Run, and the reimagined Millennium Falcon were brought to life. A must-have for Star Wars fans, this authorized, all-access book will be an indispensable work for all movie fans and devotees of popular culture.

Praise

From pre-production concept art, to behind-the-scenes photos from filming, and eventually insight into how ILM’s post-production work helped bring the galaxy far, far away to life once again, Making Solo offers a glimpse into what went into bringing this pivotal chapter in the life of one of Star Wars’ most beloved heroes to the big screen.”
Gizmodo
“If you were digging the film’s epic set pieces, you’re in luck, because Making Solo features production shots from the Kessel Run, as well as the high-flying train heist on Vandor.”
Nerdist
“A rich and informative photo essay, Making Solo offers an in-depth look at the making of a visually complex film.”
SyFy Wire

About the author

Rob Bredow is the SVP, executive creative director, and head of Industrial Light & Magic, the company’s overall creative strategy and global operations. Ron Howard is the cofounder of Imagine Films and a director, producer, and actor who has won two Academy Awards, four Emmys, a Grammy, and two Golden Globes.