Tim Burton, an artist, writer, producer, and most essential director, applies creative, quirky, fantastical methods, along with his outsider take on life to each one of his films. Tim Burton manipulates many stylistic techniques across his films to create a distinctive desired effect. One of his most manipulated stylistic techniques is the use of imagery. Storyboarding, costuming, and setting are utilized by Tim Burton in his films such as Edward Chardonnays, Nightmare Before Christmas, and Frankincense, to provide the audience with clear examples of Tim Burtons cinematic style.
To initiate, storyboarding is a significant method because it contains the plot of the story. Even though Tim Burton directed, produced, and written several movies, they each go through a similar plot. Numerous Burton films experiences a quite night time snowfall during the exposition and/or the falling action. This occurs in Nightmare Before Christmas falling action, as Santa is in his sleigh soaring over Halloween town. It also takes place in Edward Chardonnays exposition and falling action, as the camera zooms into Skim’s house windows as she tucks the child into bed.
The snow to Burton symbolizes purity and innocence. The plot also evolves around a misunderstood protagonist, as in Edward Chardonnays when it is Edward, in Nightmare Before Christmas when it is Jack, and in Frankincense when it is Sparks. The rising action and the conflict of the films are trying to get the misunderstood protagonist accepted by the community which takes place in Edward Chardonnays, Nightmare Before Christmas, Frankincense because the townspeople don’t trust the protagonist.
Even though Burton films have very analogous storyboards, they contain different details that make each and every film exceptionally unique. Moreover, Tim Burton is very persnickety to how his characters are costumed in his films. However the characters appearance does not depict how their personality is like. In Edward Chardonnays, Edward has a pale face, unruly hair, black bodysuit, and most frightening, scissors for hands. According to Edwards appearance he seems like a very terrifying person, but ends up being one of the sweetest and gentlest people.
Edward is way more pleasant than Jim, who looks like a normal American teenager. Additionally, in Frankincense, Sparks has a very gruesome look being a dead dog and avian many scars with stitches around his body, but ends up saving Victor from the burning windmill. As well as in Nightmare Before Christmas, Jack has a skull for face, a striped suit, deprived from German Expressionism, and is the leader of the menacing holiday Halloween. Jack wants to be Santa for a day, which it totally contrary from Halloween because Christmas is an ecstatic and ebullient holiday.
Tim Burton employs a reverse appearance technique which how they look contradicts how they act. It goes along with the theme of not Judging a book by its cover Furthermore, the setting is a key element in developing imagery. Tim Burton films prominently feature a laboratory, which usually has an imperative task. In Frankincense, the laboratory plays a substantial role since that is where Victor revives Sparks for the first time. Edward from Edward Chardonnays was created by Vincent Price in a laboratory type of thing.
Akin to the costuming, the setting also had a reverse technique happening. Victor’s town looked similar to the perfect town you see on I v wilt n ten 010 lady watering near mowers Ana ten centre playing In ten street, but the townspeople were the ones trying to harm Sparks. One of townspeople even lighted the windmill on fire with Victor and Sparks on it. Also, Pegs town in Edward Chardonnays had colorful, bright, and a high key scenery but within it contains noisy, gossipy, cruel people.
On the other hand, Edward lived in a mysterious, dark, and low key castle but in there lived a gentle and innocent man. Tim Burton style uses a lot of “expect the unexpected” in his film. In final analysis, through storyboarding, costuming, and setting he is able to portray imagery. The similarities in Tim Burtons films help establish his personality and cinematic style he contributes to each one of his films.