Burton Sunday Talks

The Grimstones
The Grimstones
To coincide with Tim Burton: The Exhibition, ACMI offers a series of talks placing Burton in a local context.

Join practitioners that have worked with Burton, academics that speak about recurrent themes and explore local art and film projects that could be described as 'Burtonesque'.


The Art of The Nightmare Before Christmas

Art Director Deane Taylor shares his unique experience working on The Nightmare Before Christmas.

Into the Shadows: Tim Burton's Gothic Suburbia

This panel discussion will explore the creative landscape and recurring themes in Tim Burton's work.

A Gloomy Heart: the Animation of Isabel Peppard

Discover the gothic sensibility and horror aesthetic of stop-motion animator Isabel Peppard.

Tactile City: the State of Animation in Melbourne

Local animators Van Sowerine, Isobel Knowles and Heng Shen Yeap talk about their creative processes.

Scoring a Story

Film composer Dale Cornelius talks about the use of sound and music in telling a story.

Creating the Grimstones

Go behind the scenes of The Grimstones, a Gothic fairytale told with marionettes and sign language.

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