How I built the lightsaber and won an Oscar…
For the first time, Oscar-winning production designer and director Roger Christian reveals his life story, from his earliest work in the British film industry to his breakthrough contributions on such iconic science fiction masterpieces as Star Wars, Alien and his own Black Angel.
Featuring never-before seen photos from the production floor of Star Wars and Black Angel, this candid autobiography delves into his relationships with legendary figures George Lucas, Terry Gilliam, Ridley Scott and more, as well as the secrets of his greatest work.
Roger Christian is an award-winning production designer and filmmaker. His contribution to Star Wars and Alien is legendary. His other work includes Black Angel, The Sender and Nostradamus, as well as acting as first unit director on Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace.
Roger will be bringing with him an original prototype lightsaber from Star Wars!