We’ve got our hands on an exclusive featurette on
’s creature design, which you can watch above.
In the clip, designer Neville Page talks about the pressures of combining the his own ideas with those of Steven Spielberg and J.J. Abrams, and he explains how the Rorschach technique helped inform the creative process.
Director Abrams also discusses the challenges of designing a “unique” alien, in a world where almost everything has been done before.
There’s also a glimpse at early motion tests and various pieces of concept art, so get watching it now.
is out on Blu-ray and DVD on 12 December.