Meet Roger Christian: Star Wars Set Decorator and Academy Award Winner
Saturday, October 21, 2017 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Main Library, 100 Norfolk Street, Guelph, ON N1H 4J6
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- Adults (18+ years)
- Teens (13+ years)
LIVE AT THE LIBRARY: STAR WARS SET DECORATOR AND ACADEMY AWARD WINNER - ROGER CHRISTIAN
Attention all film-buffs! Celebrate “Star Wars Reads” month at your Guelph Public Library this October. Live in person is the man who helped to bring some of the greatest science fiction movies to life! The library is thrilled to host Oscar-winning set decorator and director Roger Christian at the Main Library (100 Norfolk Street) on Saturday, October 21 from 2:30 to 4pm for ages 13 years to adult. Dress as your favourite character and/or bring your movie paraphernalia to this special free event along with a food bank donation. Interested fans will need to REGISTER AT THE LINK BELOW to reserve a spot to meet Roger Christian. After this conversation session with Roger, autographs will be available! Plus, you can also purchase his book and official pix at the event – just in time to start your holiday shopping for the “Star Wars” fans in your life!
Did you know that Roger won an Academy Award for his set decoration on “Star Wars?” Discover behind the scenes tidbits about “Star Wars” as Roger shares excerpts from his book, Cinema Alchemist (Titan Books, 2016) and tells a few stories about his work on both “Star Wars” and “Alien.” Learn how Roger created the first lightsaber and R2D2 as well as the Millennium Falcon, the weapons, robots and Tunisia locations on a shoestring budget.
His book, Cinema Alchemist, serves as an inspiration to filmmakers and movie buffs of all ages and encourages one to follow their dreams through hard work, resourcefulness, and innovation. Don’t miss this special “Star Wars Reads” event where “every page is a journey. Where will your journey take you?”
About Roger Christian:
Roger Christian is an Academy Award-winning production designer and filmmaker. His contribution to Alien and Star Wars is legendary. Roger’s other work includes Black Angel, The Sender, and Nostradamus, as well as acting as second unit director on Star Wars: Episode 1 – The Phantom Menace.
Meet Roger Christian - Star Wars Set Decorator and Academy Award Winner
Saturday, October 21 - 2:30 to 4pm - Main Library, Ages 13 years to Adult.
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