Enter the world of Syd Mead, legendary 'Visual Futurist' behind such films as 'Blade Runner', 'TRON', 'Aliens', '2010', and experience his Art like never before. Explore his life and career...
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Visual Futurist Syd Mead ("Blade Runner," "Aliens," "Tron") reflects upon the nature of creativity and how it drives the future. Photographed in stunning High Definition, this featurette ... See full summary »
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Enter the world of Syd Mead, legendary 'Visual Futurist' behind such films as 'Blade Runner', 'TRON', 'Aliens', '2010', and experience his Art like never before. Explore his life and career spanning the entire design spectrum from his early beginnings at Ford, and designing consumer products for Philips, to 747 interiors in the Middle East, including a yacht for Donald Trump. This feature length documentary offers a compelling portrait of a man revered around the world, and a detailed look into the world of design, including work by the artist which has never been seen, until now. Includes interviews with Michael Deeley, Producer 'Blade Runner'; Steven Lisberger, Director 'TRON'; Katy Haber, Production Executive 'Blade Runner'; Richard Taylor, Effects Supervisor 'TRON'; Gene Winfield, Car Builder 'Blade Runner'; Paul M. Sammon, Author 'Future Noir'; Bob Gurr, Famed Disney Imagineer; Chuck Jordan, Design Chief, General Motors, and many more... Written by
Extremely interesting and very visual. This was an eye opening film about not only Syd Mead's background and experience but also his inner most thought processes and approach to the artistic challenges he has conquered.
His credibility as a powerhouse of creativity, imagination, concept and final design is reinforced by the testimonials from some of the biggest names in the film industry.
It is visually stimulating, educational, and would recommend this to anyone who is a fan of sci-fi, and to anyone interested in getting into the industrial design or motion picture industry.
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