EXHIBIT TOURS SEVEN COUNTRIES TO SHOWCASE THE MAKING OF TIM BURTON’S LATEST STOP-MOTION ANIMATED FEATURE FILM
BURBANK, Calif., 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, 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 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 ExhibitionÂ 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. Â From original sketches drawn by Burton, to extensive props, sets and puppets, the exhibition showcasesÂ the artistic detail and vision that has gone into bringing this heartwarming tale to the big screen inÂ 2012’s most highly anticipated animated movie.Â The Art of Frankenweenie ExhibitionÂ delvesÂ into the world ofÂ aÂ boy who, inspired by science and the love of his dog, brings his beloved pet back from the dead.