Filmmaker Tim Burton first made Frankenweenie as a short film in 1984 with actual actors. His revised and  expanded version, in theaters Friday, uses stop-motion animation, a technique used in his films Corpse Bride and The Nightmare Before Christmas.
Filmmaker Tim Burton first made Frankenweenie as a short film in 1984 with actual actors. His revised and expanded version, in theaters Friday, uses stop-motion animation, a technique used in his films Corpse Bride and The Nightmare Before Christmas. INVISION/AP
Filmmaker Tim Burton first made Frankenweenie as a short film in 1984 with actual actors. His revised and expanded version, in theaters Friday, uses stop-motion animation, a technique used in his films Corpse Bride and The Nightmare Before Christmas. INVISION/AP

'Frankenweenie' is Tim Burton's pet project

October 04, 2012 08:50 AM