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TWO FAMOUS MEN OF SCIENCE FICTION: Isaac Asimov George Lucas By Master Yoda http: //threetreesstudios. com/a ndscifi/wpcontent/uploads/2009/07/isaac _asimov_by_davsc. jpg http: //www. comicbookmovie. com/im ages/users/uploads/10959/georgelucas. jpg
Isaac Asimov n n n Author of Science Fiction Wrote hundreds of books, short stories, and collections. Asimov wrote his first 100 books in 19 years; the last 100 were all written in just 5 years! Born in 1920 in Russia near the Belarus border. Family moved to USA in 1923 and settled in New York City where his father ran a candy store. http: //api. ning. com/files/HI-0 nl 21 f 0 Ys. ISCCV-g. IEKPpx. DYy. OJJw 2 m. F 5 j. SVGk*Bj. XJ 2 Efp. MAWjry. YFFDk. X/asimov. jpgdy
Isaac Asimov & Movies http: //1. bp. blogspot. com/_HJr. Gk. CIw. YOg/Ru. L_HVQf. YQI/AAAABEY/3 h. Ipt. IDw. GNc/s 400/I, +Robot+Movie+DVD+Review. jpg n n n I, Robot – the Will Smith movie was originally based on another story. Asimov agreed to give permission to use characters, plots lines, etc from his book in the movie. Fantastic Voyage – Asimov wrote the book AFTER the movie was produced. Asimov was the science consultant on MANY Hollywood science fiction movies. http: //goremasterfx. files. wordpress. com/2009/08/fantastic-voyage-rm-eng. jpg
“My real education, the superstructure, the details, the true architecture, I got out of the public library. For an impoverished child whose family could not afford to buy books, the library was the open door to wonder and achievement, and I can never be sufficiently grateful that I had the wit to charge through that door and make the most of it. " (from I. Asimov, ASIMOV 1994) “I do not fear computers. I fear the lack of them. “ “I write for the same reason I breathe – because if I didn’t I would die. ” http: //doctorwendigo. files. wordpress. com/2009/07/isaac-asimov. jpg
George Lucas n n n n Movie Producer of Science Fiction Special Effects genius Born in Modesto, CA – 1944 Raised on a walnut ranch and father owned a stationary store Planned to be a race car driver, but an accident changed those plans. Established Lucas Films in 1971. First big hit was American Graffitti in 1973. The George Lucas Educational Foundation is devoted to realizing a technology rich educational system. http: //www. hollywoodoutbreak. com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/123. jpg
George Lucas & Star Wars n n Began writing screenplay for Star Wars in 1973. Turned down director’s salary for Star Wars in exchange for 40% box office and merchandising. Star Wars brought special effects in science fiction to a new level through use of miniaturization. Broke current box office records. http: //kriers. com/catalog/images/Star. Wars. Logo. jpg http: //www. starstore. com/acatalog/Star_Wars_characters-01. jpg
LUCAS You have to find something that you love enough to be able to take risks, jump over the hurdles and break through the brick walls that are always going to be placed in front of you. If you don't have that kind of feeling for what it is you are doing, you'll stop at the first giant hurdle. ” “I thought it [Star Wars] was too wacky for the general public. ” What would normally cost $20 million$30 million we can do for $1 million. ”
Similarities Both involved with science fiction n Both involved with movies n Both came from rather humble beginnings. n
Differences ASIMOV: LUCAS: 1. Born in Russia. 1. Born in U. S. A. 2. Father owned a candy store. 2. Father owned a stationary store. 3. Mostly famous as a movie writer producer.
Lucas Considers Asimov n n George Lucas would consider Isaac Asimov a great source of material for screenplays about the future and science fiction in general. Lucas would have great respect for Asimov as a student of literature and as a writer. http: //www. sfsite. com/gra/0502/irlg. jpg
Asimov Reflects on Lucas n n http: //www. mylastbreath. com/images/george_lucas. jpg Asimov would be thrilled to have a filmmaker of Lucas’ caliber put his books to the big screen. Asimov would appreciate Lucas’ use of computers and technology in movie production.
What I Learned…. n n George Lucas made a wise decision to forgo the director’s salary in lieu of Star Wars box office receipts – he is a wealthy man! Asimov was incredibly prolific as a writer in his last 5 years – 100 books!
Citations n n n n Seiler, Edward. “Isaac Asimov Home Page”. Asimovonline. com. No copyright given. 4 -22 -10. http: //www. asimovonline. com/asimov_home_page. html Seiler, Edward & Jenkins, John. “Frequently Asked Questions About Asimov”. Asimoveonline. com. 29 Sept 2009. 4 -22 -10. http: //www. asimovonline. com/asimov_FAQ. html#non-literary 1 Liukkonen, Petri & Pesonen, Ari. “Isaac Asimov”. Kijasto. sci. fi. 2009. 422 -10. http: //www. kirjasto. sci. fi/asimov. htm No author given. “Quotations by Author“. The Quotations Page. 19942007. 4 -22 -10. http: //www. quotationspage. com/quotes/Isaac_Asimov Varma, Sujit. “Biography for George Lucas”. Internet Movie Database. 1990 -2010. 4 -22 -10. http: //www. imdb. com/name/nm 0000184/bio No author given. “George Lucas”. Achievement. org. 15 Dec 2007. 4 -2210. http: //www. achievement. org/autodoc/page/luc 0 bio-1 No author given. “George Lucas quotes”. Thinkexist. com. 1999 -2010. 4 -22 -10. http: //thinkexist. com/quotes/george_lucas/2. html