30-Minute Making Of ‘The Royal Tenenbaums’

Source: Indiewire

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W Magazine on the Moonrise Kingdom Set

W Magazine just released a slideshow of behind-the-scenes images shot during the filming of Moonrise Kingdom. The pictures offer a peek into the filming process and the captions, provided by Wes, exemplify his dry wit. See the brief article and the rest of the slideshow over at W Magazine.

Take a Tour of Moonrise Kingdom with Bob Balaban

Fulfilling his role in Moonrise Kingdom as “Narrator,” the great Bob Balaban takes us inside the island of New Penzance, the (fictional) world of Wes’ latest opus.


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Wes writes about a favorite Fox scene for HuffPo

Behind the Scenes

Wes has written a great behind the scene look at a favorite scene of his in the film. Too much media to copy here, but head over to The Huffington Post to read the whole article with Wes’ sketch of the scene and a video of the scene.

(tip: Jitterbug)

Vanity Fair on Creating the Puppets for Mr. Fox


Fantastic Mr. Fox Design Sketch

Vanity Fair has a look at the creation and design of the Fantasitc Mr. Fox puppets. Click on Mr. Fox above or right here to read the article, and be sure to check out the gallery of design sketches and the building of the armatures and clothing.

Pentagram Partner Designs ‘Making of FMF’ Book


Prestigious design firm Pentagram has put together the art book, The Making of Fantastic Mr. Fox, which will cover the extensive detail and development of Wes’s first animated film. Pentagram partner Agnus Hyland headed up the design team who worked on the book.

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Fantastic Mr. Fox Featurette

Great look behind-the-scenes of the film.
Watch it at Apple or below.

Discuss it at the Yankee Racers Forum.