Walt Disney Studios has provided us with these images from the ‘white carpet’ last night as Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie held its Los Angeles premiere at Disney’s El Capitan Theater. Much of the cast along with several celebrities were attendance for the event which was covered by a special section known as the ‘puppy-razi.’
Did you ever wonder what puppet excrement looks like? You’re about to find out, but before we get to that revelation, we have a couple of other clips from Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie from Walt Disney Studios to share with you.
First up is one of the more embarrassing of the trio and many of us can empathize. Picture this: you’re a young boy on the verge of manhood and you’re curious about anatomy, experimenting as much as you can in the privacy of your attic lab. Then suddenly — when you least expect it — your mom bursts into the room and discovers your dirty, little secret — you’ve resurrected your dead dog. So goes this clip titled ‘Mom Finds Sparky:’
Disney Publishing Worldwide announced today the release of Frankenweenie: An Electrifying Book, based on Walt Disney Studios’ highly anticipated stop-motion animated film directed by Tim Burton, Frankenweenie, in theaters October 5, 2012. Capturing the creative process from concept to completion, the interactive book integrates videos, vibrant music, and original sketches to offer readers a fully immersive behind-the-scenes look into the making of the movie. Available on the iBookstore, this book is Disney Publishing’s first to be created with Apple’s iBooks Author.
An instant* success (* just add water!), the game went on to introduce several free expansion packs, two variants of gameplay and spinoff apps including ‘Where’s My Water? FREE’ and ‘Where’s My Perry?,’ based on the popular Disney television series, ‘Phineas and Ferb.’ Before long, an entire line of plush and other collectibles were introduced and the loveable reptile is set to star in his own web series before long.
Our Frankenweenie news cup hath run over today and this gorgeous publicity shot of director Tim Burton with a ‘dead’ Sparky puppet is just the very tip of the iceberg. Walt Disney Studios has now provided us with several new hi-res stills featuring characters such as Mr. Burgermeister, Nassor, Weird Girl, Bob, Mrs. Frankenstein and more, along with the Turtle Monster and a beautiful shot of Edgar ogling a tank full of fish. We’ve also been given a few behind-the-scenes images reflecting just a tiny fragment of the production process.
What better way to commemorate attending your local IMAX midnight screening of Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie on the night of October 4, 2012 than walking away with an exclusive poster created just for the event?
Featuring a Tim Burton sketch of Sparky, this poster will only be available free to midnight screening attendees at select IMAX locations, while supplies last.
In celebration of Disney’s new stop-motion animated movie Frankenweenie, directed by acclaimed filmmaker Tim Burton and opening October 5 in 3D, Walt Disney World Resort is hosting a variety of engaging experiences inspired by the new movie, The Nightmare Before Christmas and Alice in Wonderland. The fun takes place at Downtown Disney West Side Sept. 28 – 30, 2012.
Here’s a look at what’s in store for guests:
Special 3D screenings of The Nightmare Before Christmas and Alice in Wonderland, featuring a 3D extended preview of Frankenweenie, which debuts Oct. 5. Tickets may be purchased for $6. The fun takes place at AMC Downtown Disney 24. Show times:
In conjunction with the New York International Children’s Film Festival, Walt Disney Studios will be offering a special pre-release screening of Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie this Sunday, September 23 at 11 am at the IFC Center in New York City.
Tickets are $18 per adult, $14 per child/senior and $13 for IFC members, which is a bit on the pricey side, even for New York, but this will guarantee you the opportunity to see the film nearly two weeks in advance of its theatrical debut on October 5.
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Walt Disney Studios has just released this rather lengthy featurette for its upcoming release of Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie, which debuts in theaters nationwide on October 5, 2012. Joining Burton for the featurette are cast members Charlie Tahan, Martin Short, Catherine O’Hara, Winona Ryder and Martin Landau. Also featured from the creative team are executive producer Don Hahn, producer Allison Abbate, production designer Rick Heinrichs and puppet designer Joe Holman.
The featurette also includes quite a bit of behind-the-scenes footage including the voiceover work as well as shooting the actual sets and props. A small amount of new footage is also shared.