The Art Of District 9 gives fans a behind-the-scenes tour through the most visually and technologically stunning film of the past decade. Written by Weta Works insider Daniel Falconer—a special effects wizard who worked on The Lord of the Rings and The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe—The Art Of District 9 will answer the question everyone has been asking since the movie’s 2009 release: How did they do it?
The Art of District 9: Weta Workshop
Weta Shop, 2009
In 2009 Weta Workshop created a world so uncannily realistic that the special effects (in addition to an undeniably poignant plot) helped a low-budget film with an unknown cast become a blockbuster hit. Movie-goes, bloggers, and critics could not stop talking about Neill Blomkamp’s first feature film, District 9, the newest alien movie that has raised the bar for science fiction thrillers in the new century. Oblong 4to.