As an animated film moves from screenplay to storyboards to scratch reels, you see the story coming to life — and the problems front-and-center.
I did an interview this afternoon with Sam Heer at BlogTalkRadio’s 123Film station, in which we talked about Go, The Nines, the Burton movies and screenwriting in general.
Short answer: yes. But be realistic about the chance of it getting made.
Most screenplays are about 120 pages, and most movies are around two hours. But the conversion rate between paper and celluloid is rarely one-to-one.
I know you were brought in late on Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride and from what I gather, weren’t responsible for much of the story, but I’m curious about your thoughts on one particular story element. Is the ending a happy one for Victor? The way it plays, it seems as though it is intended to […]
There’s a new trailer up for Corpse Bride, which tells a lot more of the story than the teaser trailer did. I have mixed feelings about the new trailer. Visually, it all looks great. This one shows a lot more of what makes the animation so distinctive. For instance, pay attention to Corpse Bride’s veil, […]
The trailer for Corpse Bride is now up at Apple. Before you ask, I don’t know if this is a teaser or the final trailer. It does a good job setting up what the movie is about, so I’m not sure they’ll need to cut a longer version. Corpse Bride is the second animated movie […]