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A special screening and 25th Anniversary Reunion of the cast and crew of Robert Zemeckis’ seminal feature Who Framed Roger Rabbit packed the house at the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences theater in Beverly Hills on Thursday night (April 4). Beautifully moderated by Wreck-It Ralph director Richard Moore, the [...]
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences is planning a special evening to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Robert Zemeckis’ Oscar-winning feature, Who Framed Roger Rabbit. The event will take place on April 4 at 7:30 p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, Calif. Among the panelists [...]
One of the tasks of a cartoon historian is to research and identify as accurately as possible which artists and artisans worked on what projects. That, however, can be surprisingly difficult, since screen credit in the Golden Age was often whimsical. Even today, when end credits might account for one-tenth [...]
Director Tim Burton pays homages to his favorite monster movies and his childhood pet in the charming stop-motion gem Frankenweenie. Filmmaker Tim Burton had two great childhood loves: movies and his pet dog. “If you’re lucky enough to have a pet that you love, it connects right to your heart. [...]
Tim Burton’s eagerly anticipated feature Frankenweenie will have its world premiere on September 20 at the 2012 Fantastic Festival, held at the Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, Texas. Featuring a new and diverse line-up of sci fi and fantasy movies and shorts, the festival takes place September 20-27 in Austin. “Tim [...]
Walt Disney Studios will launch a touring exhibition featuring the art of Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie, the director’s upcoming stop-motion, animated feature film which comes out on October 5, 2012. The Art of Frankenweenie Exhibition will premiere in Barcelona, Spain, at CineEurope, June 18-21, and in the U.S. at Comic-Con 2012 [...]
Fans of Disney animation are invited to spend two magical days celebrating the art, storytelling, music, voices, imagination and innovation of the studios’ benchmark films at Destination D: 75 Years of Disney Animated Features, set to take place August 11 and 12 at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, Calif. this [...]
Fans of Tim Burton’s upcoming 3D stop-motion feature Frankenweenie will be able to catch the black-and-white toon digitally projected on IMAX’s giant screens this fall. The exhibitor announced that it will screen the digitally remastered version of the pic on October 5, 2012, day and date with its international release. [...]
When he’s not designing Thanksgiving parade floats or displaying his art at museums, Tim Burton is also directing movies. His 2012 black-and-white feature Frankenweenie is a full-length version of a short he directed in 1984, about a boy who brings his dog back to life, a la Dr. Frankenstein, after [...]
On the heels of sharing his art with visitors to the L.A. County Museum this year, Tim Burton has designed a special float for the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade in New York. The popular director’s creation is a stitched-together balloon boy named B. Boy and is part of the parade’s “Blue [...]