<I>A.I.</I> Comes To Video March 512 Dec, 2001 By: Hive News
Stephen Spielberg's A.I. Artificial Intelligence debuts in a special edition DVD and VHS March 5, DreamWorks Home Entertainment has announced.
The futuristic adventure about an artificial human(Haley Joel Osment)'s quest for his identity brought in $233 million worldwide at the box office.
The special edition features behind-the-scenes footage and exclusive interviews with Spielberg, celebrated effects artist Stan Winston and the visual effects team at Industrial Light & Magic, as well as Oscar-winning composer John Williams, among others.
The special features were produced by Laurent Bouzereau, who has produced special edition content for the DVD releases of such notable titles as `Jurassic Park: The Lost World, Close Encounters of the Third Kind: The Collector's Edition, and Jaws: The 25th Anniversary Collector's Edition, among many others.
Never-before-seen features on the DVD include:
* A documentary detailing how the vision A.I. Artificial Intelligence was brought to the screen
* A rare look at the production design from the original conceptual drawings to the building of the sets
* Interviews with Spielberg, Osment and Jude Law
* Behind-the-scenes featurettes on the design, lighting and costumes for A.I. Artificial Intelligence
* An in-depth look at the development and creation of the movie's, including a behind-the-scenes visit to Stan Winston Studios
* The creation of various special effects on the set with effects supervisor Michael Lantieri
* Interviews with Dennis Muren and Scott Farrar of Industrial Light & Magic special effects group about the seamless blending of animation and live action
* A visit to Skywalker Sound with sound designer Gary Rydstrom
* A conversation with composer John Williams about scoring the movie and his collaboration with Spielberg
* Storyboard sequences
* Production Drawings
* Photo Gallery
* Theatrical trailers
A.I. Artificial Intelligence will be released as a rental-priced VHS and at $22.95 (MAP) for the DVD.