The DVD release of TAKEN BY STORM: THE ART OF STORM THORGERSON is a three panel gatefold digipak designed by Storm and StormStudios and includes a short essay about the making of the film by Roddy Bogawa. Bonus features include outtakes from the film, several of Storm’s film school projects, a video of riding in a taxi with Storm in London, and more. Only available on DVD.
The DVD release of TAKEN BY STORM: THE ART OF STORM THORGERSON is a three panel gatefold digipak designed by Storm and StormStudios and includes a short essay about the making of the film by Roddy Bogawa. With beautiful imagery by photographers Jill Furmanovsky and Rupert Truman of StormStudios, the packaging also features a portrait of Storm on its cover resting (for those who knew Storm, this is almost unheard of) during a Pink Floyd U.S. tour courtesy Pink Floyd / Hipgnosis. Click here for a short animation.
The special features ONLY available on the DVD release include film outtakes of Robert Plant discussing the eight variations of the cover for Led Zeppelin’s IN THROUGH THE OUT DOOR, Peter Gabriel on his first solo record (CAR), and Simon Neil and James Johnston of Biffy Clyro discussing the design for PUZZLE, two of Storm’s 16mm student films, a video taxi ride with Storm through London, a 1994 phone message from Storm to Paul Rappaport about his demands for the quality of printing for Pink Floyd’s THE DIVISION BELL cover, and various “failed” optical ideas from the film that were unused.
The DVD is all region NTSC SD. No Blu-Ray available at this time.
|Dimensions||10 x 7 x 0.5 in|