Twilight by Catherine Hardwicke
Director's Notebook: The Story of How We Made the Movie Based on the Novel by Stephenie Meyer

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A personal, behind-the-scenes look at the making of the blockbuster film Twilight from groundbreaking director Catherine Hardwicke!

This intimate full-color "notebook", designed to replicate the one director Catherine Hardwicke kept on and off the set, takes you through the creative process that went into making Stephenie Meyer's breathtaking novel come alive on screen - from casting to costumes, stunts to story boards. With never-before-seen notes, sketches, and photographs taken directly from the visionary director's personal notebook, this book includes everything from her visual inspirations, to step-by-step breakdowns of action sequences, to a behind the scenes look at some of the most pivotal moments in the creation of the film, and much more.

Get the inside story - this collectible notebook will be a must-have addition to every Twilight fan's bookshelf!
 

About Catherine Hardwicke

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Catherine Hardwicke trained as an architect at the University of Texas and started in film as a production designer. She designed over 20 films, including Tombstone, Tank Girl, Three Kings, and Vanilla Sky. Hardwicke's debut as a feature film co-writer and director was the Sundance award-winning Thirteen. Made for under two million dollars, it garnered an Academy Award nomination for Holly Hunter. She has since directed Lords of Dogtown, The Nativity Story, and most recently, Twilight. She lives in Venice Beach, California, with Jamie Marshall and her cat, The Black Velvet Luxury Item.
 
Published March 17, 2009 by Little, Brown Young Readers. 176 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Children's Books, Romance, Science Fiction & Fantasy. Non-fiction

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The “Twilight” mission: make a film version close enough to satisfy the novel’s ardent admirers.

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Teen hearts and loins are aflutter in this cheesy adaptation of the young-adult literary sensation.

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Readers who are looking for an in depth recounting of the making of Twilight may prefer Twilight: The Complete Illustrated Movie Companion, but anyone looking for a bird-eye view from the director's chair should definitely check out the Twilight Director's Notebook.

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