It’s kind of ridiculous but if you think about it, some of the biggest and most beloved movies ever are made by Tim Burton! Just think about it. He’s directed Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Sleepy Hollow, Corpse Bride, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Alice in Wonderland and so many more! He’s the mastermind behind creating these dark, creepy and spooky movies with characters you can’t help but love. So who exactly is Tim Burton? And how does he come up with all these amazing ideas for movies? Keep reading to find out more about the mysterious director!
1. Tim’s known for being a director but he started off studying character animation in university!
2. His degree was worth it because he landed an animator’s apprenticeship with Walt Disney Animation Studios!
3. Several of his movies are based on drawings that he made when he was a kid! He made several drawings of Edward Scissorhands and Jack Skellington when he was younger. And Frankenweenie was based on a childhood dog he had.