The ending of Steven Spielberg’s Jurassic Park is perfect: The tension, the staging, and the turn of the Tyrannosaurus Rex from villain to hero, complete with the falling banner. It’s so good it seems impossible it could have been handled differently—but history tells us it originally was.
In these wonderful videos by Glass Distortion, you get to see the creative process of filmmaking: you can read what was written in the script, peek at what was imagined in the storyboards, and see the finished scene that was filmed for the movie. It’s the whole sausage making of turning words on a page into visual art…
Civil War was packed with a bunch of crazy fight scenes, but we never really got to see best friends Black Widow and Cap square off against each other. It turns out, thought, that we almost did, according to an animatic recently released by a Marvel studios storyboard artist.
We’ve known for quite some time about the troubled development of Doctor Who’s landmark 50th anniversary special, “The Day of the Doctor,” and how Christopher Eccleston was briefly involved in a potential return for the Ninth Doctor. Now we have a peek at what might have been.
You might recall that Arnim Zola’s fate in Captain America: The Winter Soldier was rather final, after Hydra dropped a bomb on the digitised doctor’s hidden facility in an attempt to take out Cap and Black Widow. But according to these animated storyboards, that wasn’t always the case.
Here's a privileged look inside the making of Game of Thrones season four. The Making Game of Thrones blog posted a video about the process of making storyboards for the show — plus some actual storyboards from season four. Including a dragon attack, a battle against wights, and Ghost in action!
If you're unaware of the never-made J.J. Abrams' Superman movie, you are in for a treat. Here's a video breakdown of the insanity that could have been, including one dead and then resurrected Superman.
While Who Framed Roger Rabbit? is packed with cartoon characters from various studios, a handful of Toons didn't make the cut. Popeye, Bluto, and others appear only in this storyboarded funeral scene.
We've seen a fan animatic of "Life's Too Short," a duet that was ultimately cut from Frozen, but what was Disney's actual vision for the scene? This storyboard sequence gives us a clue.
Part of what makes Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan such a compelling film is its incredible design and clever visuals — and these VFX storyboards, taken from the film's Blu-ray release, show the genesis (no pun intended) of some of the most arresting shots.
Will we ever get to see Steven Spielberg's movie of Daniel H. Wilson's Robopocalypse? Hard to say, given Spielberg's recent statements about the doomed model of blockbuster movies. But at least you can see some storyboards that give a few hints of how kinetic and thrilling it could be.
Do you like watching how the Star Wars sausage is made? Of course you do! Then check out this clever little video that pairs actual footage from The Empire Strikes Back with the original storyboards. It's damn delightful.
A decade ago, J.J. Abrams wrote the script for Superman: Flyby, a Superman origin movie that was to be directed by Brett Ratner or McG. Although this particular film was never made, with Warner Bros. instead producing Superman Returns, storyboard and concept art for the script exist, including a blow-by-blow of the…
Ben Affleck's hit movie Argo owes everything to a movie called Lord of Light, an adaptation of a Roger Zelazny novel. Lord of Light sat in development hell until CIA operative Tony Mendez renamed it Argo and used this insane scifi movie as a cover story to smuggle 6 Americans home from Iran.
While pitching his beautiful Alien horror show to 20th Century Fox, director Ridley Scott scribbled up a collection of pre-production storyboards (known to the die-hard fans as Ridleygrams). These illustrations impressed the execs so much they would not only approve the movie but double the budget from $4.5 million…
DreamWorks' upcoming prehistoric film The Croods may be computer animated, but it knows its traditional animation roots. Croods co-director Chris Sanders (who also directed and wrote Lilo and Stitch and How to Train Your Dragon) has been posting production art from the film, including some unused storyboards that…
We weren't exactly distraught to see the live-action remake of Akira stall out, but that doesn't mean that there weren't some lovely development materials associated with the film. Cartoonist Chris Weston has released several of the storyboards he created with exited Akira director Albert Hughes, and they are quite…
Earlier this morning, we showed you the concept designs for several props from The Avengers. But there's plenty more concept art from Joss Whedon's superhero movie for us to indulge our eyeballs in, detailing the interior settings, action-packed storyboards, and the artistic journey of the Avengers' alien foes and…
A batch of storyboards from Marvel's next comic book blockbuster Captain America have been released, and within each little black-and-white box are a few very ultra magical spoilers. Here's what we learned.