Blade Runner News

Anmated Blade Runner trailer

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A group of 2′nd year students at The Animation Workshop, Denmark has created a number of animated trailers for classic movies such as Aliens and The Shining. You can see more on Youtube. What do you think about an animated version of Blade Runner, do you think it’s a good or a bad idea, could it be an alternative to Blade Runner 2 ?

Leave your comments below :)

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Costume designer Charles Knode’s personal Blade Runner portfolio

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Yet another one of a kind Blade Runner item can be yours (if you got the money that is). Online auction house invaluable.com has costume designer Charles Knode’s personal “Blade Runner bible” up for sale and starting bid is set to $30.000 for this one of a kind collectible which includes photos of the characters and samples of the fabric used for their clothes.

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Click on the link for more images and information http://www.invaluable.com/auction-lot/costume-designer-charles-knode-s-personal-blade-r-391-c-d16e63b74d

Scott Pettersen’s 12″ Blade Runner Figures

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Blade Runner ain’t exactly Star Wars when it comes to finding merchandise. There are however some websites that are fantastic, like Propsummit where creative people can show their prop creations, discuss and help each other create some truly magnificent Blade Runner items for people to collect.

 

Finding items can be somehow hard (and/or very pricey) but some things are truly wonderful and being unique handmade items made in limited numbers this is understandable. Items like Scott Pettersens Blade Runner figures are just a few of the amazing items being created by artists that truly deserves some recognition for their work.

 

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Not only is he creating very lifelike figures but also finds fabrics for clothing for the 12″ figures that is as close to what we can see in the movie.

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I reccomend you to see more of Scott’s amazing work at http://spettersenart.blogspot.se and read a great interview filled with amazing photographs of his “dolls in action” here

 

 

Moments Lost – More of Blade Runner

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Analog Sweden (A Swedish based studio created from a passion of analog synthesizers, vintage studio equipment and the culture surrounding it) has created a crowdfunded Blade Runner inspired musical project that also will involve Artwork from Kilian Eng, HR-FM and other artists. The music will be made with the same analog instruments as Vangelis used to make the wonderful audio landscape that is the music of Blade Runner.

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The idea behind this is to explore into the other stories in the Blade Runner universe.

  • Create a Full Length Soundtrack
  • Using Vangelis original equipment & recording process
  • Artwork to each track by Kilian Eng, HR-FM + others
  • Based on new stories, inspired by the world of Blade Runner

WHY?

 

The Most Dystopic yet the most intriguingly stunningly worlds ever created is the futuristic world of Blade Runner. We want to go there! We still belive this amazing world still holds untold stories. Stories we like to call the “Moments Lost”. We want to see these stories transform into stunning music and illustrations

Their finacial goal is set to €25.000 and so far people that finds this idea one that should finished have gotten together and chipped in with a total of €10.157 (as of 24′th of November 2013) and their deadline for funding this project ends in 34 days

You can find more information and support their great idea (and receive the music and other goodies, all depending on how much you want to support their project) here at Indiegogo

Moments in design. Stephen Dane (Assistant Art Director on Blade Runner)

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Jim Hunter, the man behind 2019: A future re-imagined has created another fantastic Video in which we get to hear the assistant Art Director Stephen Dane tells us about how it was working on Blade Runner and gives us some information on how and why some items in the movie look like they do.

 

This is a video you should see.

 

 

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