December 2020 Fiction & Entertainment Lead Titles

The Art and Soul of Dune Tanya Lapointe

The Art and Soul of Dune
Tanya Lapointe


Hardback | Oct 2021 | Titan Publishing Group | 9781789096095 | 240pp | 279x254mm | GEN | AUD$89.99, NZD$99.99

Immerse yourself in the world of Denis Villeneuve's Dune and discover the incredible creative journey that brought Frank Herbert's iconic novel to the big screen.

Frank Herbert's science fiction classic Dune will be seen like never before in the breath-taking film adaptation from acclaimed director Denis Villeneuve (Blade Runner 2049, Arrival). Now fans can be part of the creative journey of bringing Herbert's seminal work to life with The Art and Making of Dune, the only official companion to the hugely anticipated movie event.

This comprehensive and detailed exploration of the filmmaking process—from inception to production and postproduction—documents the story of capturing Villeneuve's vision for Dune, from its stunning environmental and creature designs to intricate costume concepts and landmark digital effects. The Art and Making of Dune will also feature interviews with key cast and crew, including extensive insight from Villeneuve. The book will be illustrated with a wealth of concept art, storyboards, set photography, and other key visuals showcasing the intensive design process behind the creation of this bold new vision.

Showcasing Villeneuve's visionary approach to realising Herbert's science fiction classic, The Art and Making of Dune is an essential companion to the director's latest masterpiece.