Alien – Storyboards

Alien Story Board image - Art by Ridley Scott

Alien Story Board image - Art by Ridley Scott

Alien Story Board image - Art by Ridley Scott

Alien Story Board image - Art by Ridley Scott

Images from the original Alien Storyboard.

Ridley Scott’s pre-production storyboards for 1979 Sci-Fi Horror Movie Alien, these extremely detailed visuals serve to demonstrate just how meticulous his eye for visual design is. The top shows ‘Kane’ and ‘Lambert’ on the Nostromo’s bridge next down show’s ‘Jones’ the Ships cat, used in several of the ships memorable shots, the lower slides show members of the crew outside wearing the costumes based on the Concepts by Moebius also featured on this blog.

Ridley Scott’s first dabbling in film started whilst studying Graphic Design at Londons Royal College of Art (RCA) between the years of 1960-1962,