We just received this press release about The Art of Frankenweenie Exhibition, which will make it's way to seven countries, including stops at Comic-Con 2012 in San Diego, and Anaheim for a lengthier visit from Sept. 14 – Nov. 5, 2012! We had the opportunity to see a Tim Burton exhibit in Los Angeles last year, and it was a real treat.
EXHIBIT TOURS SEVEN COUNTRIES TO SHOWCASE THE MAKING OF TIM BURTON'S LATEST
STOP-MOTION ANIMATED FEATURE FILM
Burbank, CA (June 11, 2012) – Walt Disney Studios announced today that they are
launching a touring exhibition featuring the art of Tim Burton's "Frankenweenie,"
the acclaimed director's stop-motion, animated feature film releasing on October 5,
The Art of Frankenweenie Exhibition will premiere in Barcelona, Spain, at
CineEurope, June 18-21, and in the U.S. at Comic-Con 2012 in San Diego, California,
July 11-15. When the tour is complete it will have visited seven countries,
including Spain, France, England, Japan, Mexico, Canada and the U.S.A.
The Art of Frankenweenie Exhibition captures the magic of the filmmaking process and
gives audiences an exclusive glimpse into the stop-motion animation process brought
to life by visionary filmmaker Tim Burton. From original sketches drawn by Burton,
to extensive props, sets and puppets, the exhibition showcases the artistic detail
and vision that has gone into bringing this heartwarming tale to the big screen in
2012's most highly anticipated animated movie. The Art of Frankenweenie Exhibition
delves into the world of a boy who, inspired by science and the love of his dog,
brings his beloved pet back from the dead.
Click here for a terrific sneak peek of The Art of Frankenweenie Exhibition!
ABOUT THE MOVIE
From creative genius Tim Burton ("Alice in Wonderland," The Nightmare Before
Christmas") comes "Frankenweenie," a heartwarming tale about a boy and his dog.
After unexpectedly losing his beloved dog Sparky, young Victor harnesses the power
of science to bring his best friend back to life-with just a few minor adjustments.
He tries to hide his home-sewn creation, but when Sparky gets out, Victor's fellow
students, teachers and the entire town all learn that getting a new "leash on life"
can be monstrous.
A stop-motion animated film, "Frankenweenie" was filmed in black and white and
rendered in 3D. The talented voice cast includes: Catherine O'Hara, Martin Short,
Martin Landau, Charlie Tahan, Atticus Shaffer, Robert Capron, Conchata Ferrell and
Presented by Disney, "Frankenweenie" is directed by Tim Burton, produced by Tim
Burton and Allison Abbate, and executive produced by Don Hahn, from a screenplay by
John August, based on an original idea by Tim Burton. "Frankenweenie" releases in
U.S. theaters on October 5, 2012.