The Nightmare Before Christmas
Animation in the Third Dimension
Article by Mark Cotta Vaz
Ever since his days as an animator at Walt Disney Studios, Tim Burton had nurtured the idea for The Nightmare Before Christmas, a dark and uniquely personal fairy tale that has at last come to the screen as a fully stop-motion-animated feature film.
Last Action Hero
Pandora's Paintbox
Article by Bill Norton
Although Last Action Hero failed to live up to its pre-release hype, its massive effects workload and tight schedule did inspire some behind-the-scenes heroics by artisans at R/Greenberg Associates, Sony Pictures Imageworks and other effects companies.
RoboCop 3
RoboCop Redux
Article by Phil Carpenter
After two years of financial entanglement, Orion Pictures has released RoboCop 3, the latest installment in its popular franchise. Laboring to bring a more fully-evolved RoboCop to the screen was an effects team that included Rob Bottin and Phil Tippett.
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