BENNETT, TARA & CARLOS SALDANA The Art of Rio by Tara Bennett. Foreword by Carlos Saldanha
London Titan Books 2014
First Edition. Signed by the film's writer and director, Carlos Saldanha, with a drawing of the film's lead character, a macaw named Blue. Oversized pictorial format, 11 1/4Ó x 10 1/4Ó, 189 pages. A collection of the art of the Blue Sky Studios animated film Rio. With behind-the-scenes interviews with the film's artists and filmmakers, color scripts, storyboards, character studies, environment art, sculpts, and more. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Rio was written and directed Carlos Saldanha, and features the voices of Jesse Eisenberg as Blue, Leslie Mann, Wanda Sykes, Jane Lynch, Jamie Foxx, Will.i.am, and Anne Hathaway. The film was nominated for an Oscar for Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures - Original Song.