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2017 Film & TV highlights

Published on 23 November, 2017

Authored by Titan Books

2017 has been a stellar year for Film & TV books here at Titan towers! From the year’s biggest blockbusters to career retrospectives, head beyond the screen with one of these…

The Art of Harry Potter (published November 2017)

Beautifully crafted and presented in a deluxe, large-format, these pages present a visual chronicle of the work by artists and filmmakers to bring the world of Harry Potter to life onscreen. Bursting with hundreds of rare works of art, including production paintings, concept sketches and more, fans will recognise beloved characters, creatures, locations as they embark on a journey through the wizarding world.

The Movie Art of Syd Mead (published September 2017)

Syd Mead is one of the most accomplished and widely respected artists alive today. The Movie Art of Syd Mead: Visual Futurist represents the most extensive collection of Mead’s visionary film work ever printed, including ALIENS, Blade Runner, Star Trek The Motion Picture, and Elysium, compiling hundreds of images, sketches and concept arts from a career spanning almost 40 years, many of which have never been seen in print before.

The Great Wall: The Art of the Film by Abbie Bernstein (published February 2017)

The Great Wall: The Art of the Film chronicles the making of this landmark East-meets-West production, accompanied by insight and interviews with key cast and crew, including a foreword by director Zhang Yimou.

Packed with fascinating storyboards, sketches, final film frames and behind-the-scenes shots from the set, The Great Wall: The Art of the Film is a stunning celebration of an epic movie that no fan should miss.

Wonder Woman: The Art and Making of the Film by Sharon Gosling (published May 2017)

Director Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman sees the hero brought to the big screen for the first time in her own movie, and realizes the breathtaking wonder, strength, and grace of such an historic character. Showcasing the concept art, costume designs, and photography, this official companion celebrates the creation of the groundbreaking movie, taking fans on a voyage of discovery through the world of Wonder Woman.

Rick and Morty – Official Coloring Book (published August 2017)

Nobody belongs anywhere, nobody exists on purpose, everybody’s going to die… come do some coloring.

Burrrp, we’ve got all your favorites: Krombopulos Michael, meeseeks, plumbuses and more. Prepare for intricate adult coloring patterns and high-concept sci-fi rigmarole in the best coloring book in dimension C-137! Peace among worlds Rick and Morty fans… peace among worlds.

Justice League: The Art of the Film by Abbie Bernstein (published November 2017)

Inspired by Superman's selfless act, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to find and recruit a team of metahumans – Aquaman, Cyborg, and The Flash – to save the planet from an assault of catastrophic proportions. Packed with stunning concept art, sketches, costume detail, stills, and behind-the-scenes shots from the set, this book is an invaluable insight into the world of Justice League.

Star Wars: On The Front Lines by Daniel Wallace (published August 2017)

From the Clone Wars and the Rebellion to the clashes with the First Order, the galaxy is defined by war. Star Wars: On the Front Lines chronicles the tactics, weapons, and armor used in pivotal battles along with profiling acts of valor achieved during the campaign. By focusing on elements of the battles that occurred "off screen," this collection brings the struggles faced by ground soldiers and starfighter pilots to life like never before and places the reader on the battle lines.

Star Trek Beyond – The Makeup Artistry of Joel Harlow by Joe Nazzaro (published October 2017)

Star Trek: Beyond: The Makeup Artistry of Joel Harlow presents the extraordinary work done by Oscar-winning make-up artist Joel Harlow and his crew on the 2016 blockbuster film. Featuring fascinating pencil sketches, stunning concept art and beautiful photography, this visually arresting book gives fans a unique in-depth look into the remarkable work that went into this immensely popular movie.

The Art and Making of Alien: Covenant by Simon Ward (published May 2017)

Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created, with ALIEN: COVENANT, a new chapter in his groundbreaking ALIEN franchise. The crew of the colony ship Covenant, bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world.  When they uncover a threat beyond their imagination, they must attempt a harrowing escape.

The Autobiography of Jean-Luc Picard by David A. Goodman (published October 2017)

The Autobiography of Jean-Luc Picard tells the story of one of the most celebrated names in Starfleet history. His extraordinary life and career makes for dramatic reading: court martials, unrequited love, his capture and torture at the hand of the Cardassians, his assimilation with the Borg and countless other encounters as captain of the celebrated Starship Enterprise.

Star Trek – The Next Generation: The Art of Juan Ortiz (published September 2017)

Following on from Juan Ortiz’s fabulous Original Series poster collection, this latest treat for art-loving Trek fans features 178 posters that capture the essence of The Next Generation. Inspired by indie-film and black-light posters, comics and rock/punk culture and showcasing Ortiz’s unique creative vision, this new instalment of original Trek art is sure to delight fans worldwide.

Firefly: Back from the Black by Joey Spiotto (published July 2017)

Ever wondered how the crew of Serenity would fare if they landed back on Earth-That-Was? Would we see etiquette classes by Inara? Remedial math lessons from Jayne? Could River make it as a psychic poker champ? And what kind of carnage could Saffron cause with a charity kissing booth?

Find out in this cute cartoon collection from Joey Spiotto.

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets: The Art of the Film by Mark Salisbury (published July 2017)

Visionary writer/director Luc Besson’s contemporary, unique and epic sci-fi saga follows special operatives for the government of the human territories Valerian (DeHaan) and Laureline (Delevingne) as they embark on a mission to the breathtaking intergalactic city of Alpha. This companion is bursting with stunning concept art of wonderful aliens and their incredible environments with commentary from key cast and crew, including Besson.

The Art of Star Trek: The Kelvin Timeline by Jeff Bond (published December 2017)

A complete and in-depth look at the art of the newest Star Trek film trilogy. Covering the creation of Star Trek (2009), Star Trek Into Darkness and Star Trek Beyond, this lavish art book contains never-before-seen concept art and designs, as well as interviews with the key creatives who helped bring these exciting movies to life on the big screen.

Kingsman: The Golden Circle – The Official Movie Novelization by Tim Waggoner (published September 2017)

With their headquarters destroyed and the world held hostage, members of Kingsman find new allies when they discover a spy organization in the United States known as Statesman. In an adventure that tests their strength and wits, the elite secret agents from both sides of the pond band together to battle a ruthless enemy and save the day, something that’s becoming a bit of a habit for Eggsy…

The Making of Dunkirk by James Mottram (published July 2017)

The Making of Dunkirk tells the incredible story of how Nolan brought this pivotal moment in World War II to life on screen, using innovative film-making techniques to create a gritty, exhilarating realism. Featuring interviews with the director and key department heads and filled with never-before-seen imagery from the shoot, plus concept art, storyboards, and more, The Making of Dunkirk is the ultimate guide to one of the most anticipated films of 2017.

Harry Potter: A Cinematic Gallery (published December 2017)

Take a film-by-film journey through the wizarding world with illustrations of treasured scenes. Bursting with over 80 striking new images from all 8 movies, these pages depict everything from Harry’s first-ever Quidditch match in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone to the Battle of Hogwarts in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2. Each illustration is perfect for displaying, customizing, and making your own.