Book notes: 'The Movie Art of Syd Mead: Visual Futurist' part 2

Featuring Elysium, the Jetsons, Johnny Mnemonic, Tron, even more movies

Continuing our look at Syd Mead’s movie art:


P 160: Neil Blomkamp wanted Syd Mead to do concept art for 2013’s Elysium after seeing “one of Mead’s drawings of an inverse world in outer space which he’d created for National Geographic Magazine decades before.”

The book doesn’t include that image, but it’s got to be this one — a torus-shaped space colon…

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