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The Art of The Jungle Book

Published by Insight Editions
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

The ultimate behind-the-scenes look at Disney’s 2016 live-action/CG adaptation of The Jungle Book.

Beautifully designed and packed with behind-the-scenes details, The Art of The Jungle Book provides an in-depth look at Disney’s latest film. In this finely crafted book, dazzling concept art, behind-the-scenes photography, CG designs, and more come together to highlight the visual spectacle of the film. Delving into the film’s interpretation of iconic Jungle Book elements, from beloved characters such as Baloo and Bagheera to the jungle itself, the book features full-color images and gorgeous double-page spreads to illustrate the magic behind the art of the film. Exclusive interviews with key cast and crew provide context for the incredible imagery, resulting in a truly immersive experience. Colorful and comprehensive, this essential movie companion also provides a fascinating look at how director Jon Favreau and his team used state-of-the-art CG and motion-capture technology to create the film’s realistic and stunning visuals, providing an enthralling experience for fans of all ages.

About The Author

Ellen Wolff is a Southern California-based writer who specializes in the arts of animation and visual effects. She began her education in these areas working with the legendary computer animation innovator Robert Abel, and subsequently worked with multi-Oscar-winning visual effects artist Richard Edlund. Her writings on the evolution of digital technology, animation, and visual effects have appeared in many publications including Variety, Animation Magazine, Millimeter, Film & Video, and CG Artist. The subjects of her interviews have included industry leaders like Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, and John Lasseter. She is the author of The Art of The Jungle Book.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Insight Editions (April 15, 2016)
  • Length: 156 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781608877911

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"Insight Editions is one of the companies that consistently produces beautiful, well-written books about the production process. There’s nothing like having an oversized book, allowing you to really take in a piece of production art. And with a film like this, you’re talking about page after page of lush beautiful imagery."


"Crafted by Ellen Wolff (with a foreword by Favreau), the coffee table book features exclusive interviews with key cast members, from Bill Murray to Scarlett Johansson, offering an in-depth dive into all things Jungle Book."


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