Independence Day

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Do you believe? Twentieth Century Fox has exhibited a wide variety of UFOs in their films and television shows over the years. To celebrate World UFO Day (Sunday, July 2, 2017), I would like to focus on “Independence Day” (1996).

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I love behind-the-scenes photography. The Fox Archives has gorgeous portraits, scene stills and Fox lot photography, but the photographs that depict what happens off camera are my personal favorite.

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A storyboard is a sequence of drawings representing the shots planned out by production, typically with some direction and dialogue, though it all depends on the film and the artist. We have a wonderful and wide variety of storyboards in our art department collection. Here is a selection of storyboards from different genres of 20th Century Fox films.

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“Independence Day” conquered theaters around the globe in 1996, finishing the year as the top worldwide grossing movie with an $817.4 million haul, despite lukewarm reviews. Thus, a film franchise was born.