Cinema Alchemist
Designing Star Wars and Alien

Roger Christian

Roger Christian is an award-winning production designer and filmmaker, whose significant contributions to the global success of Alien and Star Wars are legendary. As a director, Roger’s work includes Black Angel, The Sender, and Nostradamus, and he acted as second-unit director on Star Wars: Episode VI – Return Of The Jedi, and Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace.

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For the first time, Oscar-winning production designer and director Roger Christian reveals his life story, from his earliest work in the British film industry to his breakthrough contributions on such iconic science fiction masterpieces as Star Wars, Alien and his own cult classic Black Angel.
This candid biography delves into his relationships with legendary figures, as well as the secrets of his greatest work. The man who built the lightsaber finally speaks!

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781783299003
  • Dimensions: 234.95 x 155.575mm
  • Hardback with dustjacket: 368pp
  • Publication date: 26 July 2016
  • Illustration detail: Two 12pp colour plate sections
  • All authors:
    Roger Christian

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