The Art and Making of Independence Day Resurgence

Simon Ward

Simon Ward is the author of The Art and Making of Kong: Skull Island, The Art and Making of Independence Day: Resurgence, and Aliens: The Set Photography. A writer of both fiction and non-fiction, specialising in cinema and graphic novels, his work has appeared in numerous publications, including: CInema: The Whole Story, 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die, The Greatest Movies You'll Never See, and Movie Star Chronicles.

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It’s been 20 years since the first invasion. The international community has recovered and rebuilt its defences using salvaged alien technology. However, before the last ship was destroyed in 1996, the aliens sent a distress signal. Now, that signal has been answered and humanity is under a threat greater than any it has faced before.

The Art & Making of Independence Day Resurgence takes readers from the aftermath of the ’96 invasion, through the rebuilding of the planet, and the new, terrifying threat about to hit Earth. From sketch to screen, the book delves into the design and creation of the colossal spaceships, aliens, vehicles and fighter planes, weaponry, and the new characters defending the world.

This official companion is packed with incredible concept art, costume design, behind-the-scenes photography, and exclusive interviews with cast and crew including Jeff Goldblum and director Roland Emmerich.

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781785651373
  • Dimensions: 249 x 302mm
  • Hardback: 176pp
  • Publication date: 21 June 2016
  • Illustration detail: Full color illustrations throughout
  • All authors:
    Simon Ward

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