Kevin Conran, Visual Architect of the Groundbreaking 2004 Film, Unveils Never-Before Seen Illustrations and Design in All-New Art Retrospective
Dynamite Entertainment is proud to announce that Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow, the 2004 dieselpunk film written and directed by Kerry Conran and featuring the talented cast of Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Angelina Jolie, will be celebrated in a comprehensive art retrospective, personally curated by Sky Captain co-creator Kevin Conran and edited by Shannon Eric Denton.
Kevin Conran’s Art of Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrowcharts the revolutionary artistic contributions to the film by its principle visual architect, Sky Captain’s co-creator Kevin Conran. The groundbreaking feature film, Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow, was the first of its kind – it completely embraced the look and feel of the old serials while pushing the boundaries of modern filmmaking technology. The film inspired a whole new generation of filmmakers to adopt their innovative techniques that are now commonplace in every studio feature being made in Hollywood and around the world.
This stunning collection will provide a comprehensive gallery of Kevin Conran’s trailblazing illustrations and designs, including incomplete and unpublished work never-before-seen by the public at large! Kevin Conran’s Art of Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrowis the first official collection of such artwork. Sourced from his private collection, this book spans over 20 years of the movie’s unique illustrations and includes behind-the-scenes details on how the movie was conceived of, illustrated, approved (or rejected), and brought to life. Whether you’re a fan, collector, enthusiast, or new to the world of Sky Captain, this book offers the most complete collection of Sky Captain artwork ever produced!
Kevin Conran says, “After more than a decade of fan requests, I’m excited that Dynamite is helping Sky Captain take flight one more time.”
“I’ve been honored to work with Kevin on several Hollywood projects, but as a huge fan of Sky Captain, I’m beyond thrilled to journey into this world one more time,” says editor Shannon Eric Denton.
“We’re delighted to be working directly with Kevin on this book, and be able to share much of the visual work he did that went into the creation of the movie with his brother Kerry,” says Rich Young, Director of Business Development at Dynamite. “There is a treasure trove of material here, and fans of the movie will really enjoy the behind-the-scenes glimpses and story he’ll be sharing.”