Walt Disney Animation Studios' Big Hero 6 is the story of Hiro Hamada, a brilliant robotics prodigy who must foil a criminal plot that threatens to destroy the fast-paced, high-tech city of San Fransokyo. This new title in our popular The Art of series, published to coincide with the movie's U.S. release, features concept art from the film's creation—including sketches, storyboards, maquette sculpts, colorscripts, and much more—illuminated by quotes and interviews with the film's creators. Fans will love the behind-the-scenes insights into Disney's newest action comedy adventure.
Jessica Julius is a creative executive at Walt Disney Animation Studios, where she has worked on such films as Frozen, Tangled, Wreck-It Ralph, The Princess and the Frog, and Bolt. She lives in Los Angeles.
Don Hall is the director of Big Hero 6. He previously served as the director of 2011's Winnie the Pooh for which he was nominated for an Annie Award. For many years, Hall worked within the story department and was the head of story on The Princess and the Frog and Meet the Robinsons. He currently lives in Los Angeles.
Chris Williams is the director of Big Hero 6. Williams directed and co-wrote Bolt as well as the short Glago's Guest for which he earned an Annie Award for his storyboarding. He was nominated for an Annie Award for writing on The Emperor's New Groove. Williams has worked in the story department on several Disney animated features including Mulan, Lilo & Stitch, and Frozen. He lives in Los Angeles.
"5 stars out of 5 This is a fun, informative book for both diehard fans of the movie or anyone with any interest in animation." - ICv2
"Disney's Big Hero 6 feature is a major favorite of the public, so The Art of Big Hero 6 should have a bigger demand than usual for these coffee-table art books, and should be a more prominent one on your shelves. Whether or not you collect these animated-feature art books, don't miss this one." -Animation World Network