BC Mag #1: Tim Burton's Guided Tour Of The World Of Frankenweenie

Bleeding Cool Magazine article by Brendon Connelly.

Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie is clearly a very personal film. Made in his new hometown of London, it’s set in a fictionalised, miniaturised, stop-motion version of his native Burbank.

Like Burton himself, the lead character, Victor Frankenstein, tragically loses his pet dog at a young age. And also like Burton, he finds a way to bring this inanimate pup to life. But where Victor does it with some heavy stitching, a bolt of lightning, and a little bit of sort-of-not-quite-science ripped from Mary Shelley, Burton does it through the magic of stop motion animation.

I visited the set and took a tour of the many sets while the film was still in production. My incredibly overqualified tour guide was Tim Burton himself. Here is some of what he told me about the making of this wonderful, elaborate world, and the telling of his heartfelt, and typically off-kilter tale.

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