Tim By Catherine Burton BroylesTuesday, May 29, 2012
Youth •Born: 1958 in Burbank • Loved art, painting California and drawing • Mom owned a Cat • He would use “crude themed Shop stop motion animation techniques” • Dad was a former (Wikepedia, 2012) in baseball player and his back yard with worked at the stadium an 8mm cameraTuesday, May 29, 2012
• After High •Got hired by Disney in 1982 “Disney School he attended Apprentice let him have the freedom to work on his own personal projects” (Imdb.com, California Institute of Arts 2012) • Was fired two years later •He studied because his films “were unsuitable character for children” animation •He didn’t make another film till 1988 “Beetle juice” Then “Batman” in 1989 •Been making several films sinceTuesday, May 29, 2012
Awards - Honors • Tim Burton has made •National Board of Review An emmy for Beetle 16 films Juice (1990) Awards in 2008 for Best Director •Producers Guild of America Awards Best Producer in 2009 for 9 •Lacanian Psychoanalysis Prize in 2007 •The Order of the Arts and Letters (2010) Knighted by Culture Minister of FranceTuesday, May 29, 2012
Techniques - Style •Re-collaboration of Actors such as Johnny Depp •Dolls for Stop Motion Animation •Gothic Feel to his Films • His Characters are usually kind and •Main Character is often happy despite their misunderstood poor settings • Often uses Danny Elfman for musical composition •Often has dissembled dogsTuesday, May 29, 2012
“These are some of the “I wouldn’t know a “He was my absolute favorite director Q wildest Characters in comics and yet they good script if it bit me in the until around 2001. The worlds he created held my attention in a deeper way than other filmmakers.” -Eric u seem most real to me” -Tim Burton face” -Tim Burton Larnick o He had to compromise with producers, writers, actors and scores of other people “Ive always been involved with a movie. Making a film is a misrepresented. You know, t collaborative process; no one person is I could dress in a clown responsible for a films perfection, even on the greatest movies of all time.” -Erik costume and laugh with e the happy people but Larnick “It should come as no shock to the fans of theyd still say Im a s director Tim Burton that he spent his dark personality.” -Tim formative years glued to the tube, watching old cartoons and horror flicks.” -Hal Erickson BurtonTuesday, May 29, 2012
•He was greatly influenced by the writing of Edgar Allen Poe •Also, Stanley Kubrick, Christopher Lee,Wes Craven, Vincent Price,Ray Harryhausen, Roger Corman, Alan Moore, Ed Wood, Stephen King, John Carpenter, Alfred Hitchcock, Charles Addams, Steven Spielberg Legacy - • His films have a fantastic balance of fun bouncy characters Influence in a strange sometimes very dark settingTuesday, May 29, 2012
Sources "Tim Burton Biography." Moviefone. Web. 29 May 2012. <http:// www.moviefone.com/celebrity/tim-burton/1124543/biography>. IMDb. IMDb.com. Web. 29 May 2012. <http://www.imdb.com/ name/nm0000318/bio>. "Google Images." Google Images. Web. 29 May 2012. <http:// www.google.com/imgres?q=emmy>. "The Official Tim Burton Website." The Official Tim Burton Website. Web. 29 May 2012. <http://timburton.com/>.Tuesday, May 29, 2012
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