The Art of The Matrix

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Spencer Lamm
Newmarket Press, 2000 - Performing Arts - 488 pages
24 Reviews
This unique volume includes:
-- The shooting script by writers/directors Larry and Andy Wachowski
-- Black & white storyboards (600+) by Steve Skroce
-- Color storyboards by Tani Kunitake and Collin Grant
-- Conceptual drawings by Geof Darrow, presented in four double-sided gatefolds
-- Color renderings of Geof Darrow
-- Conceptuals by Warren Manser
-- Three storyboard sequences cut before filming
-- 32-page color album of memorable stills and posters
-- Commentary by the artists about their work on the film, interviewed especially for this book
-- Thumbnail sketches by the Wachowski Brothers
-- Introduction by Zach Staenberg, Oscar "RM" -winning Film Editor
-- Scene notes by Phil Oosterhouse
-- Deleted script excerpts
-- Film credits

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User Review  - Travis - Goodreads

This book was amazing. The art and the storyboards gave a real insight into how the movie was made. The concept artwork was absolutely beautiful. I also really liked how they showed you how the script ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kayleigh Bannigan - Goodreads

A hefty book containing mainly story board images with notes from the artists, and almost half of the book is dedicated to the shooting script alone, good but not as good as I was hoping for. Read full review

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Spencer Lamm— with Larry and Andy Wachowski, the writers and directors of The Matrix trilogy— created the content used for the website,, which became the highest trafficked site in Warner Bros. history. Offline activities include writing and editing the bestselling 480 page book "The Art of The Matrix," and editing an annual anthology of Matrix comics. Lamm is also involved in Burlyman Entertainment, which began publishing original comics in November 2004.

Skroce is a long established comic book artist.

Darrow was born in Iowa. He has had a career as a comic book artist.

Kunitake studied industrial design at the Center for Creative Studies in Detroit. He went on to storyboarding for commercials at Industrial Light and Magic.

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