When Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas bowed in theaters thirty years ago, it came and went quickly.
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Like a plane lifting off the runway, Nightmare eventually soared to the heavens, going from cult status to a mainstream holiday classic and merchandising juggernaut.
Stop-motion animators are a special breed — most became fans of the technique at an early age.
Once the clay sculptures were approved, the fabrication process began.
As a movie fan, I am often fascinated as much by how something is made or how an effect is achieved on screen as I am about the finished film itself.
I have done much research and writing on this Tim Burton’s film, and plenty of fascinating behind the scenes information came to light.
Having worked with Tim Burton on five previous films prior to The Nightmare Before Christmas, Danny Elfman found this collaboration to be even easier than the rest.