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Who is Tim Burton?

by Ratan Srivastava
Tim Burton

Timothy Walter Burton or Tim Burton is indeed a movie director, producer, writer, as well as artist from the United States. Beetlejuice (1988), Edward Scissorhands (1990), The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993), Ed Wood (1994), Sleepy Hollow (1999), Corpse Bride (2005), Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007), and Frankenweenie (2007) are among his gothic fantasy and horror flicks (2012). Burton as well guided the superhero movies Batman (1989) as well as Batman Returns (1992), as well as the science fiction movie Planet of the Apes (2001), the fantasy drama Big Fish (2003), the musical adventure film Charlie as well as the Chocolate Factory (2005), as well as the fantasy films Alice in Wonderland (2010) and Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (2010). 

Tim Burton has collaborated alongside actors Johnny Depp as well as Helena Bonham Carter as well as composer Danny Elfman on several occasions. The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy & Other Stories, a collection of his drawings, sketches, as well as other artwork, was published in 1997 by British publishing firm Faber as well as Faber, and The Art of Tim Burton, a collection of his drawings, sketches, and other artwork, was released in 2009. In 2015, Burton issued a follow-up book, The Napkin Art of Tim Burton: Things You Think About in a Bar, which contained sketches he did on napkins at bars and restaurants he attended.

Tim Burton was born on August 25, 1958, in Burbank, California, to Jean Burton (1930–2000), a former minor league baseball player who worked for the Burbank Parks and Recreation Department, as well as William “Bill” Burton (1930–2000), a former minor league baseball player who worked for the Burbank Parks and Recreation Department. Burton used to produce short movies in his garden on 2101 N Evergreen Street utilizing basic stop motion animation methods or filming on 8 mm movies without sound while he was a preteen (one of his oldest known juvenile films is The Island of Doctor Agor, which he made when he was 13 years old). Burton attended Burbank’s Providencia Elementary School and then Burbank High School, although he was not really a particularly bright student.

At Burbank High, he was a member of the water polo team. Burton was indeed a contemplative individual who enjoyed painting, sketching, as well as watching movies. Dr. Seuss and Roald Dahl, two boyhood favourites, might have a big effect on his future projects. Tim Burton studied character animation there at California Institute of the Arts in Valencia, Santa Clarita, following graduating from Burbank High School. Burton made a short films Stalk of both the Celery Monster and King and Octopus while at CalArts.

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