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Ghost in the Shell Film's Concept Artist Shares Production Design Shots

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Props, hologram art, effects shown in detail

If you've already watched DreamWorks and Paramount's Ghost in the Shell film, you'll know that one of the most distinct visual designs in the film is the architecture integrated with giant holograms scattered tthroughout the movie's city shots. Artist Ash Thorp is responsible for much of that look, and he recently released a video showing some of the concept art and renders that were made for the film.

Thorp's blog post on his website offers even more details for the curious, along with some more concept art. The artist goes into detail about the ideas for the holograms, the vehicle and firearm props (which he worked on with lead concept artist Maciej Kuciara), the thermoptic camo effects, poster ideas, and the logo.

Insight Editions released an art book for the film by David S. Cohen, which contains shots of the art and props made for the film. It also has a foreword by Richard Taylor, co-founder of Weta Workshop, which collaborated on the film's production. It shipped on March 19.

Source: Engadget (David Lumb)

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