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Mission: Impossible ?

Ghost Protocol
Shooting Diary
By David James  

Over 100 Photographs
ISBN:  978-1-60887-098-1
9 | 208 pages
November 22, 2011

This week, I got a ton of things to review in the mail, but I wanted to get the best stuff out of the way first. This book is AMAZING… The photography is so spectacular, it really feels like you are on the set. Precision photography during the most crucial moments of stunt work and shot in all the film’s locations. Movie will be out nationwide today. (Dec 21)

“Mission: Impossible ““ Ghost Protocol Shooting Diary”
Offers a Stunning Look Behind the Lens

SAN RAFAEL, CA, December 14, 2011 ““ The Mission: Impossible ““ Ghost Protocol cast and crew traveled the globe for six months to create the most spectacular film in the blockbuster franchise to date.

British born unit photographer David James was there, documenting every moment of principal production with stars Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, and Paula Patton.   They braved sandstorms and crashed cars in the streets of Dubai, dove underwater in British Columbia, evaded explosions in an old Czech prison, and scaled the tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa.   James’ Shooting Diary is a remarkable visual record of these exhilarating stunts and exotic locations in Mission: Impossible ““ Ghost Protocol.

This collection of photography will captivate any action film lover. It provides an in-depth look into the world of live-action filmmaking by one of the most lauded photographers in the film industry.   A diary of incredible behind-the-scenes images and candid shots on the set, Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol Shooting Diary is the perfect companion to the film.

David James is a unit photographer who has been working in the film industry for over fifty years. In 2006, he was awarded the prestigious Publicist Guild Award for Excellence in Unit Still Photography, followed by the Society of Camera Operators Lifetime Achievement Award for Still Photography in 2011.   James has published ten books of his movie photography work. He lives in Los Angeles.

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Mission: Impossible”“ Ghost Protocol Shooting Diary
David James
November 22, 2011 “¢ Hardcover “¢ ISBN: 978-1-60887-098-1
MISSION : IMPOSSIBLE and MISSION : IMPOSSIBLE ““ GHOST PROTOCOL are trademarks of  Paramount Pictures. ©2011 Paramount Pictures. All Rights Reserved.

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This holiday season, two-time Academy Award ®-winner Brad Bird directs, with producers Tom Cruise and J.J. Abrams, the action-packed spy adventure Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol.
Blamed for the terrorist bombing of the Kremlin, IMF operative Ethan Hunt is disavowed along with the rest of the agency when the President initiates “Ghost Protocol.” Left without any resources or backup, Ethan must find a way to clear his agency’s name and prevent another attack. To complicate matters further, Ethan is forced to embark on this mission with a team of fellow IMF fugitives whose personal motives he does not fully know.

Tom Cruise returns in the starring role as Ethan Hunt and is joined by an international cast thatincludes Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Paula Patton, Michael Nyqvist, VladimirMashkov, Josh Holloway, Anil Kapoor and L̩a Seydoux. Mission: Impossible РGhost Protocol is directed by Brad Bird, in his live action film debut, and written by Josh Appelbaum & Andr̩ Nemec. Cruise, who produces theMission: Impossible films, is joined by producers J.J. Abrams and Bryan Burk. The film was co-financed by Skydance Productions. Jeffrey Chernov, David Ellison, Paul Schwake and Dana Goldberg are the executive producers.

MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE ““ GHOST PROTOCOL will be in premium large format screenings and IMAX beginning Friday, December 16th and in theatres everywhere on December 21st, 2011.– ———————————————————————

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