Frankenweenie Set Tour! (video)
On October 5, 2012, Walt Disney Pictures released Tim Burton’s newest directorial effort with Frankenweenie. It is the tale of a boy and his dog. When Victor Frankenstein’s dog, Sparky, is hit by a car and killed, Victor uses galvanism to inspire him to bring Sparky back to life. He is successful, but there are consequences. When Sparky escapes, Victor’s other classmates find out how he has resurrected the The town turns to chaos and the townsfolk are blaming Sparky.
This fun movie is a remake of a 1984 short also made by Burton. In the videos above, you can see a preview for the movie and a tour of the fantastic set that comprised Frankenweenie. In the set tour, along with Burton they show some of the actual models used, the set construction, where you can see a little of the perspective and proportions used, and the puppet hospital, where the puppets, including both Victor and Sparky, were constructed, painted and formed. Burton is known for his work with amazing stop motion films such as The Nightmare Before Christmas and Corpse Bride.
Check out Frankenweenie in Disney Digital 3D and IMAX 3D in theatres now.
Young Victor conducts a science experiment to bring his beloved dog Sparky back to life, only to face unintended, sometimes monstrous, consequences.
Frankenweenie Behind the Scenes
Director Tim Burton tours the inner workings of the Frankenweenie production workshops