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Mark Cotta Vaz

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Mark Cotta Vaz born September 16, 1954, in San Francisco, California is an American author, editor and film historian He has authored over thirty books, including four New York Times bestsellers1 He has focused on documenting film special effects and other behind-the-scenes aspects of visual presentation He has written about these aspects for both Star Wars and Star Trek He has produced a number of movie companion books, such as those for The Spirit, Beautiful Creatures and four for the Twilight series1 Publishers Weekly said about his biography of Merian C Cooper: The charismatic Cooper, "a man living his own movie," is no longer an obscure, remote figure, thanks to Vaz's exhaustive research and skillful writing2

Selected worksedit

  • 1995 From Star Wars to Indiana Jones: The Best of the LucasFilm Archives co-authored with Shinji Hata3
  • 1996 Industrial Light & Magic: Into the Digital Realm co-authored with Patricia Rose Duignan
  • 2002 The Invisible Art: The Legends of Movie Matte Painting co-authored with Craig Barron
  • 2002 The Art of Star Wars: Episode II: Attack of the Clones
  • 2005 Living Dangerously: The Adventures of Merian C Cooper, Creator of King Kong45 a Los Angeles Times bestseller6
  • 2006 Mythic Vision: The Making of Eragon
  • 2008 The Spirit: The Movie Visual Companion
  • 2009 Star Trek – The Art of the Film
  • 2009 New Moon: The illustrated companion to the movie based on the second book in Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight vampire romance series7 A New York Times bestseller8
  • 2010 The Inheritance Almanac: An A-to-Z Guide to the World of Eragon co-authored with Michael Macauley9
  • 2012 Batmobile: The Complete History1011
  • 2013 Beautiful Creatures: The Official Illustrated Movie Companion
  • 2014 Godzilla: The Art of Destruction
  • 2014 Interstellar: Beyond Time and Space

Referencesedit

  1. ^ a b "Mark Cotta Vaz" Running Press Archived from the original on September 24, 2014 
  2. ^ "Living Dangerously" Publishers Weekly August 2, 2005 
  3. ^ Loney, Glenn 1995 "Review: From Star Wars to Indiana Jones: The Best of the LucasFilm Archives" TCI Entertainment Technology Communications Corporation 29 3: 58 
  4. ^ Cotta Vaz, Mark Living Dangerously: The Adventures of Merian C Cooper, Creator of King Kong Villard ISBN 9781400062768 
  5. ^ "Adult Books – Nonfiction – Arts: Living Dangerously" Booklist American Library Association 2005 
  6. ^ "Bestsellers" The Los Angeles Times September 5, 2005 
  7. ^ Cotta Vaz, Mark 2009 The Twilight Saga: New Moon The Official Illustrated Movie Companion New York: Little, Brown and Co ISBN 978-0-316-07580-0 
  8. ^ "The New York Times Book Review: Paperbacks" The New York Times December 13, 2009 
  9. ^ Minkel, Walter 2011 "Review: Macauley, Michael The Inheritance Almanac: An A-to-Z Guide to the World of Eragon" School Library Journal 57 4: 179 
  10. ^ Cotta Vaz, Mark 2012 Batmobile: The Complete History Insight Editions ISBN 9781608871049 
  11. ^ Rogers, Mike "First Look at New Books:" Xpress Reviews Library Journal Archived from the original on July 23, 2012 

External linksedit

  • Mark Cotta Vaz on Internet Movie Database
  • Dayoub, Tony November 18, 2009 "Interview: Author Mark Cotta Vaz on Star Trek – The Art of the Film" Cinema Viewfinder 
  • Finding aid author: John N Gillespie 2013 "Mark Cotta Vaz papers" Prepared for the L Tom Perry Special Collections, Provo, UT Retrieved May 16, 2016

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