|By PR Newswire||
|April 18, 2014 01:10 PM EDT||
NEW ORLEANS, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The fascinating new eBook created by a blockbuster feature film veteran, A BLOCKBUSTER LIFE!, releases on Kindle Select today.
If you're a fan of blockbusters, a fan of superhero films, a fan of visual effects or simply a fan of movies in general, you may quite enjoy this book and be as fascinated as Mark Ericsson has been by what it's like to travel the world for the major Hollywood studios. This is the first hand account of a life on blockbusters movies.
A BLOCKBUSTER LIFE! is written by author Mark Ericsson, the pen name for a blockbuster feature film veteran of films including the recenlty released NOAH and the upcoming DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES and past films including the Academy Award winning HAPPY FEET. After a decade on Hollywood blockbusters, Mark Ericsson has lived so many incredible experiences that he could write a book about it. Usually that's just an expression, but A BLOCKBUSTER LIFE! releases today on Kindle Select, the publishing platform that sells certain eBooks exclusively on Kindle and is available only on Amazon Kindle for the first 90 days, for the special introductory release price of $7.99.
The book description from Amazon Kindle reads: "Walking the legendary and secretive Skywalker Ranch built by George Lucas after STAR WARS became the first Mega-Blockbuster, exploring the incredibly elaborate sets of SUPERMAN RETURNS, GREEN LANTERN and G.I. JOE: RETALIATION, working with Academy Award winners like Darren Aranofsky to visualize the epic flood of NOAH and Australia's first Oscar winning digital animation epic HAPPY FEET, all while traveling the globe for Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros. and 20th Century Fox to see A-list actors portraying iconic superheroes and digital penguins. Take the epic journey that is all a part of A BLOCKBUSTER LIFE!
Join Mark Ericsson on the epic journey from struggling artist to a blockbuster life. From elaborate movie sets to the glittering beaches of Sydney, Australia, A BLOCKBUSTER LIFE! spans the globe to tell the story of how making modern blockbusters has forever changed with the use of Previsualization, and the world travel that comes with a life on location.
Written in an unpretentious manner, this book makes behind-the-scenes of Superhero movie making and Hollywood blockbusters accessible to everyone. Escape into the world of big-budget movies and experience the beautiful cities where fantasy becomes on-screen reality.
To purchase a copy of A BLOCKBUSTER LIFE! please visit: http://www.amazon.com/Kindle
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